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SATURDAY | 12.15

Rivertown Bluegrass jam

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

Amick Junction is scheduled to play at 5 and 7 p.m., and Slope Valley 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

DEADLINE WEDNESDAY | 12.19, for event 12.21

Musical Moveable Feast finale

The registration deadline is Wednesday for a musical finale to the 14th season of the Moveable Feast on Dec. 21.

On the piano, Philip Powell from Coastal Carolina University will play works by Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms at 11 a.m., before lunch at noon.

Gather at Capt. Dave’s Dockside, on U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. Tickets are $35.

For reservations, call 235-9600, stop by Art Works inside the Chocolate & Coffee House in the Litchfield Exchange, on U.S. 17 in Litchfield Beach, or visit

Also, numerous authors’ programs and luncheons are booked for a new Moveable Feast season, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on select Fridays at various Waccamaw Neck restaurants, usually for $25 each, and reservations are due on the Wednesday before each event:


WonderWorks’ local discount

A little more than a week remains for “Local Appreciation Days” at the WonderWorks interactive science museum in Myrtle Beach.

Through Saturday, residents of Brunswick, N.C., Horry and Georgetown counties with ID gain admission for $14.99 ages 13-54 and $9.99 ages 4-12 and 55 and older, a discount from the regular rates of $22.99 and $14.99, respectively.

WonderWorks’ building stands out, upside down, at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, between 21st and 29th avenues North in Myrtle Beach, near The Palace Theatre. It opens at 10 a.m. daily, and on noon Christmas Day.

Details at 626-9962 or

SUNDAY, TUESDAY | 12.16, 12.18

‘Wine Dancing’ continues

“Wine Dancing,” led by Wanda and Jim York, continues, with events at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 30, and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Dancers meet at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., and each dance is $5 each.

Details at 910-287-4243, 732-470-8612 or, or email

Also at the winery, an art show, with works by Karen Gore, Ricky Evans, Michael Green and David McCune, will close Friday. The winery is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Details at 910-287-2800 or

FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 12.14-12.16

Bulls Island getaway

Weekend getaways have resumed in Dominick House on the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge’s Bulls Island. Hosted by Coastal Expeditions of Charleston, visitors will take a three-day, two-night weekend ecology expedition Friday-Sunday to a barrier island. Guests can hike a maritime forest, walk along a salt marsh, see myriad species of birds and other wildlife, and photograph many sights.

The expeditions, with room for eight to 12 people, are available Fridays-Sundays on the third weekend monthly through March, for $415 per person. The price includes meals, professional guides, and transportation to and from the island, after first meeting at the Sewee Environmental Education Center, on U.S. 17 in Awendaw, about 35 miles south of Georgetown.

Details at 884-7684, and