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FRIDAY, SATURDAY, TUESDAY | 11.30, 12.01, 12.04

Concerts at CCU

Music is the magic word in the next week in Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, in Conway.

Admission for each of the three aforementioned concerts is $9 general admission; $7; CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College alumni, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members and ages 65 and older; $3 CCU and HGTC students, faculty and staff, and ages 11-17; and free for ages 10 and younger with adult.

Details at 349-2502 or


Second Stage at library

The Murrells Inlet Community Theatre’s repertory troupe, Second Stage, present a night of entertainment with an essayist, verbalist and the seven women who make up the Pawleys Island Flute Choir for the Friends of the Waccamaw Library “First Thursday” meeting.

The event is at 7 p.m. next Thursday at the Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck Branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, for free, with some Christmas goodies and refreshments.

Also, the Friends have confirmed its book sale for 5-8 p.m. Dec. 13 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 14 in the library conference room. Items ranging from 50 cents to $10 will include cookbooks, children’s books, and a special collection of World War II reading donated by a local resident.

Details at 545 3623 or

TUESDAY | 12.03

Olympian throws her name into benefit

Amber Campbell, a 2004 Coastal Carolina University graduate who competed in the hammer throw at Summer Olympics in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London, will give the keynote address at the “Champions of Youth” dinner.

This event to celebrate children, by the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand, is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ocean Lakes Family Campground Recreation Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass and S.C. 544, just north of Surfside Beach. Outback Steakhouse will prepare the meal, and Brie Jackson of WBTW-TV 13 News is the host.

Tickets are $25 per person, or $150 for a sponsorship table, and proceeds benefit the programs of the clubs, based in Myrtle Beach.

Details at 712-1977 or

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY | 12.01, 12.02, 12.03

Art events abundant

Choose from various special art events locally:

FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 11.30-12.01

Art walk in McClellanville

Anyone commuting to Charleston who wants to do more than drive through McClellanville has a reason to stop this weekend for what coordinators call the “world’s best small art walk.”

Stroll among artist studios and shop on Pinckney Street in the town’s historic district, off U.S. 17, about a half-hour south of Georgetown, 5-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

The Cottage will have pieces by William Baldwin, Susan Brannen, Yuka Duke, Bud Hill, Celeste Howe and Sarah Scott, and other participants include Gooden Farms with “Adaptive Gardens,” and Cassena Studios, with John McWilliams and Nancy Marshall.

T.W. Graham Seafood Restaurant will serve dinner, with art by several artists on display and live music.

Details at 810-8419 or email