Living Here Guide

Living Here | There’s no shortage of things to do in the Myrtle Beach area

The Grand Strand boasts many things to do, per season or all year round. Take your pick among the entertainment options, including theater, movies, museums and tours.

MOVIE THEATERS

CARMIKE (www.carmike.com):

Broadway 17


Carmike (formerly Colonial) 12

CINEMARK, at Coastal Grand mall, on Seaboard Street, between Harrelson Boulevard and Pine Island Road, by U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 501. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com

FRANK THEATRES (www.franktheatres.com):

Rivertowne Stadium 12

Coastal Cinemas 10


Inlet 11

GRAND 14, at The Market Common, 4002 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach. 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com.

HOUSE THEATERS

ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. “One the Show” and various guest concerts. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com.

CALVIN GILMORE THEATER, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, “The Carolina Opry,” “The Good Vibrations Show” and “Light.” 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, on U.S. 17 Bypass, off 29th Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, with tribute artists such as Elvis Presley and the Blues Brothers. 238-7827, 800-960-7469 or www.legendsinconcert.com.

MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach. 236-8080, 800-436-4386 or www.medievaltimes.com.

THE PALACE THEATRE, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Various house shows. 448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.

“PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER & SHOW”, 8901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, next to Carolina Opry. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.

LOCAL THEATER PRODUCTIONS

ATLANTIC STAGE, at 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE, based at Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium in Supply, N.C. 910-755-7416; 800-754-1050, ext. 7416; or www.bccowa.com.

“HIGH STEPPIN’ COUNTRY”, summertime revue with country, gospel, patriotic and pop at Lakewood Camping Resort’s Theater by the Sea, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, one mile north of S.C. 544. 447-7359.

MURRELLS INLET COMMUNITY THEATRE, 4450 Murrells Inlet Road, south of Bellamy Avenue and U.S. Post Office. 651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, including Coastal Youth Theatre, at Main Street Theatre, 337 Main St., Conway. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

COMEDY CLUBS

BIG LAUGHS THEATRE, 2696 Beaver Run Blvd., Suite A, Millennium Run Plaza, by Wal-Mart in Surfside Commons, off S.C. 544, near Surfside Beach. 750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.

CAROLINA COMEDY CLUB, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedy club.com.

CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, based at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 272-4242 or www.carolina improv.com.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.

LOCAL GROUPS/CONCERTS

ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Frequent student recitals, and home for the Coastal Grand Symphony. 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.

THE BOATHOUSE WATERWAY BAR & GRILL, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel. 903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, based in Myrtle Beach, with seasonal concerts across Grand Strand. 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchor ale.com.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, 922 Front St., Georgetown, with “Third Tuesday Treasures” monthly concert series. 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.

DINO CAPONE’S SCHOOL OF ROCK, 4007-F Belle Terre Blvd., off U.S. 501, for ages 6-17 in seasonal programs. 222-7155 or www.dinocaponesschoolofrock. com.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH, based at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 293-6162 or http://festivebrassofmyrtle beach.org.

FPC CONCERTS, every winter and spring, at First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 448-4496.

GOLD KEY JAZZ SOCIETY, several concerts spread through the year. 742-5064, 465-8002 or www.goldkeyjazzsociety.org.

GRAND STRAND HARMONY CHORUS/SWEET ADELINES, based at Surfside United Methodist Churcah, 800 13th Ave. N., Surfside Beach. 650-7323 or www.gsharmonychorus.com.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, meets to watch operas on DVD monthly at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. 385-3963 or gsow.net, and Brightwater at 903-8300.

HOUSE OF BLUES, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. Various artists, tribute bands and shows, and Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre (www.murdermysteryproductions.com). 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

LONG BAY SYMPHONY, with main performances at Myrtle Beach High School auditorium. 448-8379 or www.long baysymphony.com.

LOW COUNTRY BARBERSHOP CHORUS, based at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 357-0167, 855-3456 or email info@lowcountry chorus.org.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND. Contact Bert Owen, conductor, at 488-6742 or stickwaver 53@yahoo.com. More details at www.nmbcommunityband.com.

PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND, based at Litchfield Exchange in Litchfield Beach. 286-1052, 235-9931 or www .pawleysislandconcertband.org.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, 5 p.m. on third Saturday monthly at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

SERENDIPITY SINGERS, for women, based at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 215-2561 or www.serendipitysingersofsc.com.

“SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES”, summer Sundays in town of Surfside Beach’s Passice Park, by veterans memorial, at Surfside and Willow drives. 450-7281.

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs. 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org.

ART MUSEUMS/EXHIBITORS

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, in Conway. 349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanart gallery.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 238-2510 or www .myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

ART GALLERIES/STUDIOS

ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza. 839-2727 or www.art andsoulmyrtlebeach.com.

CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. 979-0149, 800-435-2733 or www.cherylnewbygallery.com.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery .com.

CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. 248-3558 or www.conwayglass.com.

COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafe andgallery.com.

EBB & FLOW ART CO-OP, 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 651-2386 or www.ebbandflowartco-op.com.

EYE FOR THE SOUTH gallery of Southern art, 10138-3 Beach Drive, Calabash, N.C. 655-4524.

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FRESH BREWED COFFEE HOUSE, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 251-8282 or www.fresh brewedcoffeehouse.com.

GEORGETOWN ART GALLERY, 705 Front St., Georgetown. 527-7711 or www .georgetownartgallery-sc.com.

HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Richardson Gallery, off U.S. 501 in Conway. 349-5269 or www.hgtc.edu.

HOWARD GALLERY, 532 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 626-3118 or www.the howardgallery.com.

ISLAND ART GALLERY, in The Village Shops, 10744-M Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 687-9261, 455-0336 or www.pawleysislandart.com.

JEFFCOAT POTTERY STUDIO, 284B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.

JEWELRY BY WENDY – BEACH HOUSE FINE ARTS, 10152 Beach Drive S.W., Unit 6, Calabash, N.C. 910-575-0024 or www.jewelrybywendy.com.

MUD BUCKET POTTERY gallery and teaching studio, 279 S.C. 57, Little River, a half-mile south of S.C. 9. 446-6630 or www.mudbucketpottery.com.

MUDPUDDLE POTTERY STUDIO, in St. James Plaza, 4002 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 600-B (rear), Supply, N.C. 910-363-4244 or mudpuddle910@gmail.com.

SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com. Second gallery at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.

STUDIO B ART GALLERY, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 839-1278 or www.studiob galleries.com.

SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. 910-575-5999 or www.sunset rivermarketplace.com.

WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD. 42nd year of “Art in the Park” Oct. 11-12 and Nov. 1-2 in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, and Nov. 8-9 in city’s Valor Memorial Garden, at The Market Common. 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.

WHISPERING PALMS ART STUDIO & BOUTIQUE, 503 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, in Nance Plaza at Kings Highway. 910-232-9609.

TOURS

Some are seasonal.

ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 361-0789 or www.alligatoradventure.com.

ARK ADVENTURES cruises and nature/history walks by reservation only, with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway. 933-1372, http://amazinganimalsprogram.weebly.com, or email jwalls443@gmail.com.

BAREFOOT PRINCESS RIVERBOAT, from Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 272-2140, 800-685-6601 or www.mbriverboat.com.

BETWIXT THE RIVERS kayak and canoe tours, year round, mainly from Horry County landings. 430-1000 or 423-1919.

BODCACIOUS BOB’S BICYCLE TOURS, ranging from five to 35 miles from U.S. 17 in Little River, across from S.C. Welcome Center, with a farm, beaches, winery and Little River’s waterfront as destinations. 241-2731 or www.beachbicycletours.com.

CAPT. JIM’S “RIVER MEMORIES” TOURS, on an electric yacht, 90-minute cruises from Conway Marina. 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

CAP’N ROD’S TOURS, including plantation, lighthouse/shell island, and evening and harbor tours, from downtown Georgetown. 477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.

CAROLINA ROVER shelling and lighthouse cruises, from downtown Georgetown. 546-8822, 800-705-9063 or www.roverboattours.com.

CAROLINA SAFARI JEEP TOURS, 31/2-hour tours across the Grand Strand, including Pawleys and Magnolia islands, along the Waccamaw River, wildlife viewing, a salt marsh and Gullah heritage. Pickups arranged at time of reservation. 497-5330 or www.carolinasafari.com.

THE CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY, 4872 Seewee Road, Awendaw, 35 miles south of Georgetown, east of U.S. 17, first left south of the Sewee Outpost. 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS, four locations, with variety of kayak tours and adventures year round, including Cape Romain Lighthouse tours. 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.

FREEWOODS FARM, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. 650-9139 or www.free woodsfarm.com.

GHOST WALKS, from Georgetown:

Walking Shadows Ghost Tours

• Ghosts of Georgetown Lantern Tours, 543-5777 or www.ghostsofgeorgetown.com.

HELICOPTER TOURS:





MYRTLE BEACH SEGWAY, 2922-A Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common near Valor Memorial Garden. Self-guided tours, or two-hour guided tours of Huntington Beach State Park. 477-0800 or www.mbsegway.com.

“PIRATE ADVENTURES”, for children, on the Sea Gypsy from Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates .com.

SC-CARES (S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary), 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701 north of Georgetown. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.

SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw. 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.

SWAMP FOX TOURS, across historic Georgetown, from 624 Front St. 527-1112 or www.swampfoxtours.com.

TOURS DE SANDY ISLAND, birding/nature tours of Sandy Island, in northeast Georgetown County, by appointment. 843-408-7187 or www.tours desandyisland.com.

WACCAMAW COOTER AIRBOAT TOURS, from Wacca Wache Marina, 1950 Wachesaw Road, Murrells Inlet, along Waccamaw River, west of U.S. 17, between Waccamaw Community Hospital and Brookgreen Gardens; schedule depends on tides and weather. 651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.

WALLACE SAILING CHARTERS, sailing cruises by appointment from 525 Front St., Georgetown. 902-6999 or www .wallacesailingcharters.com.

AMUSEMENTS/RIDES

BROADWAY GRAND PRIX (formerly NASCAR Speedpark), 820 21st Ave. N. Extension, Myrtle Beach. 839-4080 or www.broadwaygrandprix.com.

FAMILY KINGDOM AMUSEMENT PARK, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; seasonal from spring to early fall. 626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com. Also: zipline along Ocean Boulevard available for extra charge.

MYRTLE BEACH SKYWHEEL, 1110 N. Ocean Blvd., adjacent to Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue. 839-9200 or www.skywheel usa.com.

MYRTLE BEACH THRILL RIDES, seasonal (details at www.myrtlebeachthrill rides.com):

• The Sling Shot, at 12th Avenue North. 444-8255.

• The Skyscraper, on Third Avenue South, next to Family Kingdom Amusement Park. 444-8244.

MYRTLE BEACH ZIPLINE ADVENTURES’ ADRENALINE ADVENTURES, 321 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, between Kings Highway and Ocean Boulevard, at former Pavilion site. 839-9477 or www.mbziplines.com.

O.D. PAVILION AND AMUSEMENT PARK, seasonal, at 90 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, at the Horseshoe; 663-3132 or www.odpavilion.com.

PAVILION PARK, at Broadway at the Beach, on Grissom Parkway, between 21st and 29 avenues North in Myrtle Beach; 913-9400 or www.broadwayatthebeach .com.

SLICK TRACK FAMILY FUN PARK, summer only, 108 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach, across from the Garden City Pavilion Arcade; seasonal, usually summer; no phone number or website available.

SOAR + EXPLORE ADVENTURE AND ROPES CHALLENGE COURSE, at Broadway at the Beach, near U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 448-7627 or www.soarandexplore.com.

OTHER AMUSEMENTS

BACKSTAGE MIRROR MAZE, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, in northwest corner, off U.S. 17 Bypass. 712-1794 or www.backstagemirror maze.com.

HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, comprising Hollywood Wax Museum, Outbreak: Dread the Undead, and Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, 1808 21st Ave. N. Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, next to Broadway Grand Prix. 444-0091 or www .hollywoodwaxmyrtlebeach.com.

MAGIQUEST, at Broadway at the Beach, on Grissom Parkway. 916-1800 or magiquest.com.

WONDERWORKS science center, at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 626-9962 or www.wonderworksonline .com/myrtle-beach.

WATER SPORTS

Seasonal.

ACTION WATER SPORTZ, 1525 13th Ave. N. and 2051 Bridge View Court, both in North Myrtle Beach. 280-4100 or www.actionwatersportz.com.

ALOHA WATER SPORTS, 2208 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach. 249-9908 or www.love2livealoha.com.

ATLANTIC WATERSPORTS, on beach at 32nd Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach. 272-2420 or www.atlanticwatersports.net.

BIKE DOCTOR OF THE CAROLINAS/SANDAL ISLAND FOOTWEAR, 315 Sea Mountain Highway, North Myrtle Beach, in Cherry Grove Beach. 249-8152 or www.bikedoconline.com.

BLACK RIVER OUTDOORS CENTER, across Grand Strand, includes kayak and canoe rentals, and guided kayak tours. 931-452-9254 or www.blackriveroutdoors.com.

CRAZY SISTER MARINA, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-3676 or crazysister.com.

“COASTAL KAYAKING”, Monday mornings through October; meet at Huntington Beach State Park nature center, off U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens, then caravan one mile north to Oyster Landing in Murrells Inlet. 235-8755 or www.southcarolina parks.com/huntingtonbeach.

COASTAL SCUBA, 1903 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. 361-3323, 800-249-9388 or www.coastalscuba.com.

DOWNWIND SAILS WATERSPORTS, 2915 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, beside Damon’s Oceanfront Restaurant. 448-7245 or www.downwindsailsmyrtle beach.com.

EXPRESS WATERSPORTS, 4042 U.S.17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 357-7777, 866-566-9338 or www.expresswatersports.com.

HYDROFLY NOW, 5843 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southwest corner of Socastee swing bridge. 900-1359 or www.hydroflynow.com.

ISLAND ADVENTURE WATERSPORTS, 5843 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southwest corner of Socastee swing bridge, beside River City Cafe. 650-7003 or www.islandadventure watersports.com.

MYRTLE BEACH WATERSPORTS, spread across four sites across Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach area. 839-2999, 280-7777 or myrtlebeachwatersports.com.

ISLAND INSPIRED SURF SHOP, 8500 S.C. 544, Socastee, north of S.C. 31. 602-5580, 236-2841 or www.myrtle beachsurflessons.com.

ISLAND SURF & PADDLE, 520 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach. 839-0120 or www.islandsurfnpaddle.com.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH JETPACK ADVENTURES, based at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, accessed from S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway. 839-1515 or www.myrtle beachjetpackadventures.com.

OCEAN WATERSPORTS, on beach at Third Avenue South in Myrtle Beach, near Family Kingdom’s Splashes Oceanfront Water Park. 445-7777 or www.parasailmyrtlebeach.com.

PALMETTO PARASAIL, 1508 Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach, two miles south of The Pier at Garden City. 651-5544.

SAIL & SKI CONNECTION, 515 U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach. 626-7245, 626-7544, 800-868-7245 or www.sailandskiconnection.com.

SURF CITY SURF SHOP, 6303 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 449-4433 or www.surfcitysurfshop.com.

SOME SURFBOARD SALES SITES:





















THOMAS OUTDOOR WATERSPORTS, 2201 Little River Neck Road, along Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach, between Little River and Cherry Grove Beach. 280-4449 or www.mbjetski.com.

WATERWAY POWER SPORTS, 5790 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southeast corner of Socastee swing bridge. 315-4448 or www.waterwaypowersports .com.

RIPLEY’S MYRTLE BEACH ATTRACTIONS, 901-915 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach (448-2331 or www.ripleys.com/myrtlebeach):

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze

Ripley’s Moving Theater

WATER PARKS

Late May into early September.

MYRTLE WAVES WATER PARK, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 10th Avenue North Extension. 913-9260 or www.myrtlewaves.com.

SPLASHES OCEANFRONT WATER PARK, across from Family Kingdom Amusement Park, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 916-0400 or www.familykingdomfun.com.

WILD WATER & WHEELS, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach. 238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.

TRIPPO

AQUARIUMS/ANIMAL ATTRACTIONS

ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 361-0789 or www.alligatoradventure.com.

N.C. AQUARIUM AT FORT FISHER, 900 Loggerhead Road (U.S. 421), south of Kure Beach, N.C., near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. 910-458-8257 or 866-301-3476, or www.ncaquariums.com. Also accessible by the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. 910-457-6942 or 800-368-8969, or www.ncferry.org.

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM, at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North, between U.S. 17 Bypass and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.

S.C. AQUARIUM, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, off Calhoun Street, about one mile south from Meeting Street exit off U.S. 17, on west side of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge from Mount Pleasant. 720-1990 or scaquarium.org. Also, for tours of Sea Turtle Rescue Program hospital, reservations recommended at 577-3474.

TIGERS (The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species), seasonal, at Myrtle Beach Safari, west of Myrtle Beach, for ages 6 and older, by reservation only. 361-4552 or www.myrtlebeachsafari.com, and www.rarespeciesfund.org. Also, visit TIGERS Preservation Station, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. www.myrtlebeachsafari.com /preservationstation/?bw=low.

WACCATEE ZOO, 8500 Enterprise Road, Socastee, west off S.C. 707, just west of S.C. 544. 650-8500 or www.waccateezoo.com.

BOWLING

BRUNSWICK BOWLING CENTER, 630 Village Road S.W., Shallotte, N.C. 910-754-2695 or brunswickcountybowl.com.

FRANK THEATRES’ CINEBOWL & GRILLE, at Inlet Square at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. 651-9400 or www.revolutionsentertain ment.com.

LITTLE RIVER LANES, 300 Bowling Lane, Little River, off River Hills Drive, north of U.S. 17. 249-0055.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH BOWLING CENTER, 1105 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. 249-2695 or www.nmbbowl.com.

SURFSIDE BOWL FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. 238-2695.

WACCAMAW BOWLING CENTER, 101 Gray Drive, west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, just west of River Oaks Drive and the Intracoastal Waterway. 236-1020 or www.waccamawbowling.com.

INDOOR FIRING RANGES

COASTAL SPORTS, 3418 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, across from Suck Bang Blow and next to Merchant’s Tire, across U.S. 17 Bypass from Inlet Square. 651-3131 or www.coastal sportsandrange.com.

THE GUN STORE AND INDOOR FIRING RANGE, 3594 U.S. 701 S., south of Conway. 397-4867 or www.scgunstore.com.

MYRTLE BEACH INDOOR SHOOTING RANGE, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., between Farrow Parkway and S.C. 544, south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee. 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.

707 INDOOR SHOOTING RANGE, 6925 S.C. 707, Socastee, west of S.C. 544. 215-7468.

ROLLER SKATING

FUN WAREHOUSE FAMILY FUN CENTER, 2349 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), between Socastee and Surfside Beach, a half-mile east of U.S. 17 Bypass. 748-0302 or www.funwarehousemb.com.

PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, a flat-track derby league with several local bouts annually. palmettostaterollergirls.com or email psrg@mail.com.

PAR 3 GOLF

Harbour View Par 3 & Driving Range

Midway Par 3 Golf

Cane Patch Cane Patch Par 3 & Driving Range

Tupelo Bay Golf Center

MISCELLANEOUS

CRUISE-INS/CAR SHOWS:

Hot Rod Promotions

Myrtle Beach Car Club

GRAND STRAND BRITISH CAR CLUB. 455-8273 or www.grandstrandbritishcarclub.com.

GRAND STRAND MODEL RAILROADERS INC., club site, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 297-7162, 293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.

MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB. 294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

MYRTLE BEACH PORSCHE GROUP. 651-8030.

SOME DANCING/PROGRAMS

THE ACADEMY OF DANCE AND FINE ARTS, 628 Sea Mountain Highway, North Myrtle Beach. 663-5678 or www.adfabeachstudio.com.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES, by Carolina Dance Partners, First Presbyterian Church’s Wilkes Hall, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 448-4496 or www.myrtlebeachpresbyterianchurch.org.

BY THE SEA BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE STUDIO, 1145 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 800-299-9050 or www.myrtlebeachballroomlatin.com.

COASTAL DANCE THEATRE, 3554 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet (651-2006); and 3070 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common (839-5678). www.coastalyouthballettheatre.org.

COUNTRY LINE DANCING, with Wanda and Jim York, weekly dances at various Grand Strand sites. 910-575-6575, 732-470-8612 or www.countrylinedancing.com.

DANCELINK USA. Classes and dances available. 281-1102 or www.dancelinkusa.com.

GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS SQUARE & ROUND DANCE CLUB, dances resuming in autumn. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 215-0141.

GRAND STRAND USA DANCE, CHAPTER 6024. Social dances monthly, usually at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. 808-3397 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

LINE DANCING, weekly classes with:







LITCHFIELD DANCE ARTS ACADEMY, 97 Otis Drive, Litchfield Beach. 237-7465 or www.litchfielddance.com.

MYRTLE BEACH SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS, 615 29th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 448-8221 or www.mbspa.org.

RJR BALLROOM CO. Weekly dances. 808-1634 or www.dancemyrtlebeach.com.

ROCK ’N’ ETTES, 497-4094. Appointments accepted for tryouts for a group of women 50 and older who dance more than 50 shows annually, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

SAND DOLLARS SQUARE DANCE CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH. Meeting weekly at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 333-8878.

SENIOR SOCIAL DANCES at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane: Oct. 3 and 31, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and 19, weekly Jan. 9-March 27 (but not March 13), April 24, May 15, and June 19. 918-2380.

Compiled by Steve Palisin, spalisin@thesunnews.com

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