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‘Low Country Color’

The Georgetown County Watercolor Society’s annual member exhibition, this year called “Low Country Color,” continues through Oct. 6 in The Rice Museum’s Prevost Gallery, in Georgetown..

The show features work not previously shown in Georgetown County, and all work is for sale.

See the show for free during regular museum hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

To tour the museum, 633 Front St., admission is $7 for ages 22-59, $5 ages 60 and older, $3 ages 6-21.

Details at 546-7423 or

SATURDAY | 09.15

Community dances

Two local groups have dances on their agenda Saturday night:

• A “Fall Fling” community concert and dance will groove 6-10 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., with music by Briarcliffe Saints Dixieland Band and Avatar Blue, and vocals by Ermitt “Mr. Blues” Williams. Tickets are $15; call 272-4511.

• The Grand Strand Beach Ballroom Dancers resume their monthly dances, usually on the third Saturdays, including this weekend, 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. For this dance, the theme is “Fiesta Mexicana,” with music provided by Ed Brown. Admission is $7, with beverages provided and tables of eight available. Other dances are booked for Oct. 20 , Nov. 17, Dec. 31, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16 and April 20. Details at 903-3765.

SATURDAY | 09.15

‘Beach/River Sweep’

The 24th annual ‘”Beach Sweep/River Sweep” will take place 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in myriad places, including:

• Myrtle Beach: Wyndham SeaWatch Plantation, 692-9311 or email; 31st -45th avenues North, 602-5387 or email; 14th Avenue Pier north to 17th Avenue North, 294-5264 or; Ocean Boulevard, between cross Ninth and 12 avenues North, 916-0888, ext. 3272, or email; 15th-29th avenues South and Withers Swash, 333-2034 or; Myrtle Beach Travel Park, from Apache Pier to Briarcliffe Acres area, 449-2733 or email

• Surfside Beach, from Surfside Pier, 11 N. Ocean Blvd., at Surfside Drive, 650-9548, or email

• Myrtle Beach State Park, from Shelter B3; free park admission for participants, 238-0874 or

• Waccamaw River, on Conway waterfront, 349-4007 or email

• Waccamaw River boat landings, 349-4007 or email

• Garden City Beach, 333-2034 or email

• Huntington Beach State Park and North Litchfield Beach, 235-8755 or email

• Pawleys Island – South Causeway and Hagley boat landing on Waccamaw River, email

• Prince George Beach, 237-1120 or email

• Mingo Creek in Georgetown County, 546-0562 or email

• DeBordieu Colony in Georgetown County, 527-4436 or email

Details at 953-2078 or Also, a “Big Sweep” is at 9 a.m. Sept. 29 from N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach. 910-458-7468, or email

SATURDAY | 09.15

Bluegrass bash

The Rivertown Bluegrass Society welcomes two bands for its next monthly concert, at 5 p.m. Saturday – always the third Saturday of the month – at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway.

Savannah River Bluegrass will play at 5 and 7 p.m., and the Subject To Change Band at 6 and 8 p.m.

Also, preshow jams begin at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player, but without any electric instruments, except bass.

Tickets are $10 for members, otherwise $12.

Details at 457-2854 or


Museum, planetarium open weekends

Two sisters entities in southern Brunswick County, N.C., have begun fall schedules, both open Thursdays-Saturdays.

The Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with various special programs this month, all free with admission and at 11 a.m.: Fridays, help feed touch-tank animals; Saturday, take a guided Ocean Isle Beach marsh walk; “Sea Turtles and You!” Sept 22; and a guided Ocean Isle Beach walk Sept. 28.

Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C., open at noon, presents Sky Theater shows: “Dynamic Earth” at 1 and 3 p.m., “Tales of the Maya Skies” at 2 p.m., and “Seven Wonders” at 4 p.m. Rock-music laser shows play Friday-Saturday: “Laser Pop” at 5 p.m. and “Laser Beatles” 6 p.m. The planetarium also will celebrate “International Observe the Moon Night” 7 p.m. Sept. 22.

Museum admission, and each Sky Theater planetarium show, is $8 for adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4. Reach the museum at 910-579-1016, planetarium at 910-575-0033, or visit