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ART EXHIBITS | At Inlet Square, CCU

Seacoast Artist Guild and ‘Durer Cypher’

Two local art exhibits have opened in the center and south end of Horry County:

• The Seacoast Artists Guild’s ninth annual Fall Art Show and Sale continues through Oct. 20 in the center court of Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet, during regular mall hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays.

The guild will present “Art Day” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, with local artists demonstrating art techniques such as jewelry engraving, painting, photos, sketching, painting with acrylics and pastels, watercolors, and wrapping canvas onto frames.

Also, for every $100 spent by customers in art purchases at the show, the guild will donate $25 to its training and scholarship fund to support educational art programs at local schools and scholarships for gifted art students.

Details at 947-0668 and

• “Discovering the Durer Cypher,” with 43 prints by the late Albrecht Durer, continues through Nov. 23 in Coastal Carolina University’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, in Conway.

The gallery’s open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Details at 349-6454 or

WEEKENDS | 10.11-10.13, 10.16-10.20

‘The Rocky Horror Show’

The Coastal Carolina University Department of Theatre and the Atlantic Stage professional troupe present “The Rocky Horror Show,” for mature audiences.

This decades-old, rock musical spoof of old horror movies takes place on a dark, stormy night as an engaged couple find themselves in a mysterious castle, where their adventures begin.

Shows are at 7:30 p.m. daily nightly through Saturday and Wednesday-Oct. 20, with extra 11 p.m. performances on Saturdays, at the 79th Avenue Theatre, at CCU’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass.

Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, and ages 65 and older, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; $5 CCU and HGTC students, and ages 17 and younger.

Details at 877-287-8587 or, and

SATURDAY | 10.13

Davin McCoy in music feast

Take in an evening of soulful blues and rock ‘n’ roll with Davin McCoy & the Coming Attractions on Saturday in the next South by Southeast Music Feast.

Pot-luck dinner is served at 6:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30, in the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St.

Tickets are $20 for members, otherwise $25, and $15 for students younger than 21. This concert series raises funds and donations of musical instruments to local school music programs. Also, Verlon Thompson will play Nov. 17.

Email reservations to or More details at 251-6402 and

TUESDAY | 10.16

‘Reel Ladies’ go out monthly

The Reel Ladies Dinner and Movie Group has begun its third season of monthly dinners and a movie at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach, and helping local charities, and all women are welcome.

The group’s next outing is Tuesday with dinner at 4 p.m. at Gordon Biersch Restaurant & Brewery, at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach, then a movie afterward down the street at the Grand 14 Cinema.

The cost is $16 for dinner, a beverage, dessert, tax and tip – cash only at the door – and reservations are required and due Saturday by emailing Two free door prizes will be drawn. Eighty women turned out last month.

Everyone attending is asked to being a children’s book for donation as well. After the meal, enjoy any movie after 6 p.m. for $4.50, with popcorn and soda available for $1 each.

Details at 957-3406.

ALMOST DAILY | Through October

Huntington Beach programs

Huntington Beach State Park has a bunch of nature and history programs through October, most free with park admission unless noted otherwise:

• “Alligators” | 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

• Atalaya tours | 2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and noon Saturdays, for $2.

• “Birding” | 10-11:30 a.m. Fridays.

• “Beachcombing” | 10-11 a.m. Saturdays.

• “Coastal Birding” | 10-11a.m. Wednesdays.

• “Coastal Kayaking” | 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, a guided salt-marsh tour. Register at 235-8755 by 4 p.m. the previous Sunday; $35.

• “Crabbing” | noon Saturdays, in a catch-and-release setting, for $3.

• “Feeding Frenzy” | 11-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, for a stingray, horseshoe crab, turtles and other creatures in the nature center

• “Secrets of the Salt Marsh” | noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays.

• “Snakes and Reptiles” | 4-5 p.m. Saturdays.

• “Spineless Wonders” | 4-5 p.m. Fridays.

The park, open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, is on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens. Admission is $5 for ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.

Details at 235-8755 for the nature center, 237-4440 park office or