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.
▪ Broadway 17, at Broadway at the Beach, off Robert Grissom Parkway, between 21st and 29th avenues North, in Myrtle Beach, including Big D. 843-445-1616 or 843-445-1600.
▪ Carmike (formerly Colonial) 12, at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 843-272-6596.
▪ Cinemark, at Coastal Grand mall, on Seaboard Street, between Harrelson Boulevard and Pine Island Road, by U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 501. 843-839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.
FRANK THEATRES (www.franktheatres.com):
▪ Rivertowne Stadium 12, 220 Rivertowne Blvd., Conway. 843-365-9000.
▪ Coastal Cinemas 10, 5200 Bridgers Road, Shallotte, N.C. 910-754-7469.
▪ Inlet 11, at Inlet Square, at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. 843-651-9400.
GRAND 14 CINEMA, at The Market Common, 4002 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach. 843-282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com.
ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. “One the Show” and various guest concerts. 843-272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com.
CALVIN GILMORE THEATER, 8901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, near U.S. 17 Bypass, home of “The Carolina Opry,” “Time Warp” and “Thunder and Light.” 843-913-4000, 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. 843-238-7827, 800-960-7469 or www.legendsinconcert.com.
MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach. 843-236-8080, 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. 843-448-0588, 888-841-2787 or www.palacemb.com.
“PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER & SHOW,” 8901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, along U.S. 17 Bypass. 843-497-9700, 800-433-4401 or piratesvoyage.com.
LOCAL THEATER PRODUCTIONS
ATLANTIC STAGE, at new site, in Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, and next door to Bath and Body Works, near Bass Pro Shops, and across from Carolina Improv Company’s Uptown Theater. 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. 843-447-7359.
MURRELLS INLET COMMUNITY THEATRE, 4450 Murrells Inlet Road, south of Bellamy Avenue and U.S. Post Office. 843-651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.
SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. 843-527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.
STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets. 843-232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb .com.
THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, including Coastal Youth Theatre, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. 843-488-0821 or www .theatreoftherepublic.com.
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. 843-750-0514 or www.big-laughs.com.
CAROLINA COMEDY CLUB, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 843-839-2565 or www.carolinacomedy club.com.
CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY, at Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. 843-272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.
COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4242 or comedycabana.com.
ANDY OWINGS SCHOOL OF MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Frequent student recitals. 843-839-1505 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. 843-903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.
CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, based in Myrtle Beach, with seasonal concerts across Grand Strand. 843-444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.
DINO CAPONE’S SCHOOL OF ROCK, 4007-F Belle Terre Blvd., off U.S. 501, near Forestbrook community, for ages 6-17 in seasonal programs. 843-222-7155 or www.dinocaponesschoolofrock .com.
FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH, based at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-361-1942 or www.festivebrassofmyrtlebeach .org.
FPC CONCERTS, every winter and spring, at First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 843-448-4496.
GRAND STRAND HARMONY CHORUS/SWEET ADELINES, based at Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. N., Surfside Beach. 843-650-7323 or www.gsharmonychorus.com.
GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP, meets monthly to watch operas on DVD at Brightwater, off International Drive and S.C. 31. 843-385-3963 or gsow.net, and Brightwater at 843-903-8300.
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). 843-272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
LONG BAY SYMPHONY, with main performances at Myrtle Beach High School auditorium. 843-448-8379 or www.long baysymphony.com.
LOW COUNTRY BARBERSHOP CHORUS, based at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 843-855-3456, 843-651-2999 or 843-299-0167.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH COMMUNITY BAND, 843-488-6742 or www.nmb communityband.com.
PAWLEYS ISLAND CONCERT BAND. 843-274-5991 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. 843-457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrass society.com.
SERENDIPITY SINGERS, for women, based at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. 843-357-2561 or www.serendipitysingersofsc.com.
THE STARDUSTERS big band. 843-215-3377.
“SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES,” summer Sundays in town of Surfside Beach’s Passice Park, by veterans memorial, at Surfside and Willow drives. 843-450-7281.
SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST MUSIC FEASTS, seasonal shows at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., benefiting local school music programs. 843-251-6402 or www .southbysoutheast.org.
REGIONAL CONCERT VENUES
BON SECOURS WELLNESS ARENA, 650 N. Academy St., Greenville. Tickets 800-653-8000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 864-241-3800 or bonsecoursarena.com. Also: Greenville Road Warriors, East Coast Hockey League affiliate of New York Rangers (864-674-7825 or www.greenvilleroad warriors.com).
COLONIAL LIFE ARENA, 801 Lincoln St., Columbia. Tickets 855-456-2849 or www.lmctix.com. Information 803-576-9200 or www.coloniallifearena.com.
CROWN COMPLEX, 1960 Coliseum Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. – From I-95, take Exit 46 for N.C. 87 north, then take Owen Drive west a short distance; complex will be on the left. Tickets 800-653-8000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 910-438-4100 or crown complexnc.com. Also: Fayetteville FireAntz, in Southern Professional Hockey League play, in coliseum (910-321-0123 or www.fireantzhockey.com).
DUKE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 2 E. South St., Raleigh, between Salisbury and Wilmington streets, five blocks south of N.C. State Capitol Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 919-996-8700 or www.dukeenergycenter raleigh.com.
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 123 Vivian St., Durham, N.C., next to Durham Bulls Athletic Park (Tickets 919-680-2787, or through Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 919-688-3722 or www.dpacnc.com.
FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER, 3300 W. Radio Drive, at Interstates 95 and 20. Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 843-679-4525 or www.florenceciviccenter.com.
FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 201 S. Dargan St., Florence. 843-661-4444 or www.fmupac.org.
GREENSBORO COLISEUM COMPLEX, 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro, N.C. From I-73/U.S. 220 north, follow U.S. 220 as it turns into Freeman Mill Road, then cross I-85 and proceed for about two more miles, then left on Ellington Street. Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticket master.com. Information 336-373-7400 or www.greensborocoliseum.com.
NORTH CHARLESTON COLISEUM AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 5001 Coliseum Drive, between International Boulevard and Montague Avenue, off Exit 213 from Interstate 26 – or take I- 526 from Mount Pleasant to one exit past I-26. Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticket master.com. Information 843-529-5000 or www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com. Also: S.C. Carolina Stingrays, Double-A, East Coast Hockey League affiliate of Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals, in coliseum (843-744-2248 or www.stingrayshockey.com).
OPERA HOUSE THEATRE COMPANY, at Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut St., Wilmington, N.C. 910-632-2285, operahouse theatrecompany.net, or www.thalianhall.org.
PNC ARENA, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. From Interstate 95, take I-40 west to Exit 290 to N.C. 54 Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 919-861-2300 or www.thepnc arena.com. Also: Carolina Hurricanes, 2006 National Hockey League Stanley Cup Champions (919-861-2323, 866-645-2263 [NHL-CANES] or hurricanes.nhl.com).
PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, N.C., near I-85 and 485. From I-77 north, take I-85 north to Exit 48 for I-485 east, then first exit for U.S. 29, then right on Pavilion Road. Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.livenation.com/venues/14471 /pnc-music-pavilion. Information 704-549-5555, 704-549-1292 or pncmusicpavilion.org.
TIME WARNER CABLE ARENA, 333 E. Trade St., Charlotte, N.C. (Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Information 704-688-9000 or www.time warnercablearena.com. Also, home to:
▪ Charlotte Hornets, NBA franchise, formerly the Bobcats. 704-688-8000 or www.nba.com/hornets.
▪ Charlotte Checkers, Triple-A American Hockey League affiliate of Carolina Hurricanes. 704-342-4423 or gocheckers.com/home.
SAVANNAH CIVIC CENTER, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, Ga. Tickets 912-651-6556, 800-351-7469 or www.etix.com/ticket/online/. Information 912-651-6550 or savannahcivic.com/events/.
WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE, 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh. Take Interstate 95 north to I-40 west to Exit 303 for Jones Sausage Road. Tickets 800-745-3000 or www.livenation.com /venues/1447walnut-creek -amphitheatre. Information 919-719-5500.
ZIGGY’S BY THE SEA, 208 Market St., Wilmington, N.C. 910-769-4096 or ziggysbythesea.com.
ART MUSEUMS /EXHIBITORS
COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, in Conway. 843-349-6454 or www .coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.
FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 843-238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachart museum.org.
SOME ART GALLERIES/STUDIOS
ARTSPACE 506, 506 37th Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 843-273-0399 or www.artspace506.com)
CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. 843-979-0149, 800-435-2733 or www .cherylnewbygallery.com.
COLLECTORS CAFE AND GALLERY, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-9370 or www.collecto rscafeandgallery.com.
CONWAY GLASS, 209 Laurel St., Conway. 843-248-3558 or www.conwayglass.com.
EBB & FLOW ART CO-OP, 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 843-808-4958 or www.ebbandflowartco -op.com.
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. 843-251-8282 or www.freshbrewedcoffee house.com.
GEORGETOWN ART GALLERY, 705 Front St., Georgetown. 843-527-7711 or www.georgetownartgallery -sc.com.
HARRY THE POTTER, 4007B Belle Terre Blvd., south of U.S. 501, west of Forestbook Road and Food Lion plaza, near Forestbrook community, just east of S.C. 31. 843-236-3009 or www.harry-the-potter.com.
HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, with seasonal exhibits, in Richardson Gallery, off U.S. 501 in Conway. 843-349-5269 or www.hgtc.edu.
HOWARD GALLERY, 532 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 843-626-3118 or howardgallery.com.
ISLAND ART GALLERY, in The Village Shops, 10744 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 843-314-0298 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.
MISC. EVERYTHING MURRELLS INLET, 4124-D U.S. 17 Business, across from MarshWalk. 843-357-3507 or www.everythingmurrells inlet.com.
MUD BUCKET POTTERY gallery and teaching studio, 279 S.C. 57, Little River, a half-mile south of S.C. 9. 843-399-8702 or www.mudbucketpottery.com.
SEACOAST ARTISTS GALLERY, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 843-232-7009 or www.seacoastartists guild.com.
SILVER COAST WINERY, with seasonal exhibits, at 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.
STUDIO B ART GALLERY, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 843-839-1278 or www.studiobgalleries.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, 843-238-0897 or www.wacg .org. Also, 43nd year of “Art in the Park” in 2015. 843-446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.
TOURS (some are seasonal)
ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 361-0789 or www.alligatoradventure.com.
BAREFOOT PRINCESS RIVERBOAT, from Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 843-272-2140, 843-272-6796 or mbriverboat.com.
BETWIXT THE RIVERS kayak and canoe tours, mainly from Horry County landings. 843-430-1000 or 843-423-1919.
BODACIOUS BOB’S BICYCLE TOURS, 843-241-2731 or www.beachbicycletours.com.
CAPT. JIM’S “RIVER MEMORIES” TOURS, from Conway Marina. 843-246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.
CAP’N ROD’S TOURS, from Georgetown. 843-477-0287 or www.lowcountrytours.com.
CAROLINA ROVER shelling and lighthouse cruises, from downtown Georgetown. 843-546-8822, 800-705-9063 or www.roverboattours.com.
CAROLINA SAFARI JEEP TOURS, across Grand Strand. 843-497-5330 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. 843-971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirds ofprey.org.
COASTAL EXPEDITIONS, with variety of tours, including Cape Romain Lighthouse. 843-884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com.
FREEWOODS FARM, on Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. 843-650-2064, 843-650-9139 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.
GHOST WALKS, as of August 2015:
▪ Haunted Myrtle Beach Ghost Tours, 8 p.m. from Visitor’s Connection, 312 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 888-844-3999 or www.hauntedmyrtlebeach.com.
▪ “Miss Chris’ Inlet Walking Tour – Ghosts, Pirates and Legends,” from Lazy Gator, 3986 U.S. Business 17, Murrells Inlet. 843-655-4470.
▪ Walking Shadows Ghost and History Tours, with Ginger Haithcock, from 701 Front St., by clocktower. 843-543-5321.
▪ “Ghosts of Georgetown” tours. 843-543-5777 or www.ghosts ofgeorgetown.com.
▪ Sister operations: Oceanfront (formerly Huffman) Helicopters, 3000 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, by east end of Myrtle Beach International Airport (843-946-0022 or www.huffman helicopters.com), and Executive Helicopters, 2800 Terminal St., North Myrtle Beach (843-427-7351 or www.executiveheli.com).
▪ Helicopter Adventures, 1860 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, west of U.S. 17 Bypass, behind Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park and across from Broadway at the Beach. 800-359-4386 or www.helicopteradventures.com.
MYRTLE BEACH SEGWAY, 2922-A Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common near Valor Memorial Garden. 843-477-0800 or www.mbsegway.com.
“PIRATE ADVENTURES,” for children, seasonal, on Sea Gypsy from Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 843-651-3676 or www.myrtlebeachpirates.com.
SC-CARES (S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary), 236 Abbeville Drive, off U.S. 701, north of Georgetown. 843-546-7893 or www.sc -cares.org.
SEWEE VISITOR & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw. 843-928-3368 or www.fws .gov/seweecenter.
SWAMP FOX TOURS, across Georgetown, from 624 Front St. 843-527-1112 or www.swampfoxtours.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. 843-651-2994 or www.plantationrivertours.com.
WALLACE SAILING CHARTERS, sailing cruises by appointment from 525 Front St., Georgetown. 843-902-6999 or www.wallacesailingcharters.com.
BROOKGREEN GARDENS, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brook green.org.
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2204 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. 843-946-9469 or ww.cmsckids.org.
GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 120 Broad St., Georgetown. 843-545-7020 or www .georgetowncountymuseum.com.
HALL OF HEROES, in Sands Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th. Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Open 9 a.m. daily. 843-692-5265, 843-692-5100 or www.sandsresorts .com/experience /hall-heroes-tribute.
HOBCAW BARONY, on U.S. 17 just north of Georgetown. 843-546-4623, www.hobcaw barony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.
HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, 805 Main St., Conway, in historic Burroughs School building. 843-915-5320 or www.horrycounty museum.org. Also: L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, north of Conway (843-365-3596).
INGRAM PLANETARIUM, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C. 910-575-0033 or www.museumplanetarium.org.
KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM (AND STEWART-PARKER HOUSE), 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 843-545-4067 or kaminskimuseum.org.
MINI MILITARY MUSEUM, in Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. 17 Bypass, near Dollar General. 843-232-8387.
MUSEUM OF COASTAL CAROLINA, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. 910-579-1016 or www.museumplanetarium.org.
MYRTLE BEACH HISTORIC COLORED SCHOOL MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 900 Dunbar St., Myrtle Beach. 843-918-1050 or www.cityofmyrtle beach.com/coloredschool.html.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. 843-427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com.
OLD BRIDGE PRESERVATION SOCIETY MUSEUM, at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C. 910-363-6585 or oldbridge preservationsociety.org).
THE RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. 843-546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.
S.C. CIVIL WAR MUSEUM, in Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., opposite Palmetto Pointe Drive, between Farrow Parkway and S.C. 544, south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee. 843-293-4344, 843-293-3377 or www.mbisr.com.
S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM, 729 Front St., Georgetown. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 843-520-0111 or scmaritimemuseum.org.
WHEELS OF YESTERYEAR, 413 Hospitality Lane, near Carolina Forest, off U.S. 501 near Tanger Outlets. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 843-903-4774 or www.wheels ofyesteryearmb.com.
BROADWAY GRAND PRIX FAMILY RACE PARK (formerly NASCAR Speedpark), 820 21st Ave. N. Extension, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-4080 or www.broadway grandprix.com.
FAMILY KINGDOM AMUSEMENT PARK, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; seasonal from spring to early fall. 843-626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
MYRTLE BEACH SKYWHEEL, 1110 N. Ocean Blvd., adjacent to Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue. 843-839-9200 or www.skywheelusa.com.
MYRTLE BEACH THRILL RIDES, seasonal (www.myrtlebeachthrillrides.com):
▪ The Sling Shot, at 12th Avenue North. 843-444-8255.
▪ The Skyscraper, on Third Avenue South, next to Family Kingdom Amusement Park. 843-444-8244.
MYRTLE BEACH ZIPLINES, 321 Ninth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, between Kings Highway and Ocean Boulevard, at former Pavilion site. 843-839-9477 or www.mbziplines.com.
O.D. PAVILION AND AMUSEMENT PARK, seasonal, at 90 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, at Horseshoe; 843-663-3132 or www.odpavilion.com.
PAVILION PARK, at Broadway at the Beach, on Robert Grissom Parkway, between 21st and 29 avenues North in Myrtle Beach. 843-839-0303 or pavilion-park.com; and for Broadway at the Beach: 843-444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadway atthebeach.com.
BACKSTAGE MIRROR MAZE, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, in northwest corner, off U.S. 17 Bypass. 843-712-1794 or www.backstagemirrormaze.com.
GO APE ZIP LINE AND TREETOP ADVENTURE COURSE, at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway. 800-971-8271, 410-787-2417 or goape.com/zip-line/north-myrtle-beach.
HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, comprising Hollywood Wax Museum, Outbreak: Dread the Undead, and Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, 1808 21st Ave. N. Ext., Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, next to Broadway Grand Prix. 843-444-0091 or www.hollywoodwaxmyrtlebeach.com.
RADICAL ROPES ADVENTURE PARK, 301 19th Ave. S. Myrtle Beach, at Kings Highway. 843-723-4225 (RADICAL) or www.radicalropes.com.
RIPLEY’S MYRTLE BEACH ATTRACTIONS, 901-915 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach (843-448-2331 or www.ripleys .com/myrtlebeach):
▪ Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium
▪ Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, for ages 6 and older
▪ Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze
▪ Ripley’s 5D Moving Theater
SOAR + EXPLORE ADVENTURE AND ROPES CHALLENGE COURSE, outside WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach, near U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 843-626-9962 or www.wonderworksonline.com/myrtle-beach.
WONDERWORKS science center, at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 843-626-9962 or www.wonderworksonline.com/myrtle-beach.
WATER SPORTS (many seasonal)
ACTION WATER SPORTZ, 1525 13th Ave. N,. and 2051 Bridge View Court, both in North Myrtle Beach. 843-280-4100 or www.actionwatersportz.com.
ALOHA WATER SPORTS, 2208 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach. 843-249-9908 or www.love2livealoha.com.
ATLANTIC WATERSPORTS, on beach at 32nd Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach. 843-272-2420, 843-222-2278 (CAPT) or www.atlanticwatersports.net.
BIKE DOCTOR OF THE CAROLINAS/SANDAL ISLAND FOOTWEAR, 315 Sea Mountain Highway, North Myrtle Beach, in Cherry Grove Beach. 843-249-8152 or www.bikedoconline.com.
BLACK RIVER OUTDOORS CENTER, across Grand Strand, includes kayak and canoe rentals, and guided kayak tours. 843-546-4840 or www.blackriveroutdoors.com.
CRAZY SISTER MARINA, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 843-651-3676, 866-557- 3474 (FISH), or crazysister.com.
“COASTAL KAYAKING,” Mondays – 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. 843-235-8755 or www.huntingtonbeachsp.com.
COASTAL SCUBA, 1903 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. 843-361-3323, 800-249-9388 or coastalscuba.com.
DOWNWIND SAILS WATERSPORTS, 2985 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, beside Damon’s Oceanfront Restaurant. 843-448-7245 or www.downwindsailsmyrtlebeach.com.
EXPRESS WATERSPORTS, 4042 U.S.17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 843-357-7777, 866-566-9338 or www.express watersports.com.
HYDROFLY NOW, 5843 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southwest corner of Socastee swing bridge. 404-409-6290 or www.hydroflynow.com.
ISLAND ADVENTURE WATERSPORTS, 5843 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southwest corner of Socastee swing bridge, beside River City Cafe. 843-650-7003 or www.islandadventurewatersports.com.
MYRTLE BEACH WATERSPORTS, spread across several sites across Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach area. 843-280-7777 and 843-249-0870 for Little River; 843-280-8400 North Myrtle Beach; and 843-839-2999 or 903-3456 Myrtle Beach. myrtlebeachwatersports.com.
ISLAND SURF & PADDLE, 520 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach. 843-839-0120 or www.islandsurfandpaddle.com.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH JETPACK ADVENTURES, based at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway. 843-839-1515 or myrtlebeachjetpackadventures.com.
OCEAN WATERSPORTS, on beach at Third Avenue South in Myrtle Beach, near Family Kingdom’s Splashes Oceanfront Water Park. 843-445-7777 or parasailmyrtlebeach.com.
PALMETTO PARASAIL, 1508 Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach, two miles south of The Pier at Garden City. 843-651-5544.
SAIL & SKI CONNECTION, 515 U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach. 843-626-7245 (SAIL), 843-626-7244, 800-868-7245 or www.sailandskiconnection.com.
SURF CITY SURF SHOP, 6303 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4433 or www.surfcitysurfshop.com.
THOMAS OUTDOOR WATERSPORTS, 2201 Little River Neck Road, along Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach, between Little River and Cherry Grove Beach. 843-280-2448 or www.mbjetski.com.
WATERWAY POWER SPORTS, 5790 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, on southeast corner of Socastee swing bridge. 843-315-4448 or www.waterwaypowersports.com.
WATER PARKS (late May into early September)
MYRTLE WAVES WATER PARK, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 10th Avenue North Extension. 843-913-9250 or www.myrtlewaves.com.
SPLASHES OCEANFRONT WATER PARK, across from Family Kingdom Amusement Park, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 843-916-0400 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
WILD WATER & WHEELS, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach. 843-238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.
ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. 843-361-0789 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 www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher. 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 Robert Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. 843-916-0888, 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. 843-720-1990 or scaquarium.org . Also, for tours of Sea Turtle Rescue Program hospital, reservations recommended at 843-577-3474.
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. 843-855-2699 or www.myrtlebeachsafari.com.
WACCATEE ZOO, 8500 Enterprise Road, Socastee, west off S.C. 707, just south of S.C. 544. 843-650-8500 or www.waccateezoo.com.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOWLING CENTER, 630 Village Road S.W., Shallotte, N.C.. 910-754-2695.
FRANK THEATRES’ CINEBOWL & GRILLE, at Inlet Square at U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. 843-651-9400 or www.revolutionsentertainment.com.
LITTLE RIVER LANES, 300 Bowling Lane, Little River, off River Hills Drive, north of U.S. 17. 843-249-0055.
MYRTLE BEACH BOWL (formerly Waccamaw Bowling Center), 101 Gray Drive, west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, just west of River Oaks Drive and Intracoastal Waterway. 843-236-1020 or www.waccamawbowling.com.
PLANET FUN! 349 Whiteville Road, Shallotte, N.C. 910-755-2386 (2FUN) or www.planetfuncenter.com.
710 BURGERS, BOCCE, BEER & BOWLING (formerly North Myrtle Beach Bowling Center), 1105 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. 843-663-2695 or www.710bowling.com.
SURFSIDE BOWL FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 510 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. 843-238-2695 or www.surfsidebowlingcenter.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. 843-651-3131 or www.coastalsportsandrange.com.
THE GUN STORE AND INDOOR FIRING RANGE, 3594 U.S. 701 S., south of Conway. 843-397-4867 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. 843-293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.
707 INDOOR SHOOTING RANGE, 6925 S.C. 707, Socastee, west of S.C. 544. 843-215-7468 (SHOT) or www.707indoor-shootingrange.com.
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. 843-748-0302 or www.funwarehousemb.com.
PALMETTO STREET ROLLERGIRLS, a flat-track derby league with several local bouts annually. palmettostaterollergirls.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAR 3 GOLF
▪ Harbour View Par 3 & Driving Range, 901 U.S. 17, between Little River and Myrtle Beach. 18 holes. 843-249-9117 or www.harbourviewgolf.com.
▪ Midway Par 3 Golf, 3101 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 27 holes. 843-913-5335 or www.myrtlebeachfamilygolf.com /midway.aspx.
▪ Cane Patch Cane Patch Par 3 & Driving Range, at 72nd Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Two nine-hole courses. 843-315-0301 or www.myrtle beachfamilygolf.com/canepatch.aspx.
▪ Tupelo Bay Golf Center, 1800 U.S. 17 Business S., Garden City Beach, 18 holes, along with driving range, disc/foot golf, and 18-hole executive course. 843-215-7888 or www.tupelobay.com.
▪ Hot Rod Promotions. 843-503-8245.
▪ Myrtle Beach Car Club. 843-742-9802 or www.myrtlebeachcarclub.com.
GRAND STRAND BRITISH CAR CLUB. 843-455-8273 or www.grandstrand britishcarclub.com.
GRAND STRAND CORVETTE CLUB. grandstrandcorvettes.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. 843-843-297-7162, 843-293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.
MYRTLE BEACH CORVETTE CLUB. 843-294-0127 or www.myrtlebeach corvetteclub.com.
MYRTLE BEACH PORSCHE GROUP. 843-651-8030.
THE ACADEMY OF DANCE AND FINE ARTS, 628 Sea Mountain Highway, North Myrtle Beach. 843-663-5678 or www.adfabeachstudio.com.
BY THE SEA BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE STUDIO, 1145 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 800-299-9050 or www.myrtlebeachballroomlatin.com.
COASTAL DANCE THEATRE, 3554 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet (843-651-2006); and 3070 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common (843-839-5678). www.coastalyouthballettheatre.org.
COUNTRY LINE DANCING, with Wanda and Jim York, weekly dances at various Grand Strand sites. 843-399-8118, 732-470-8612 or www.countrylinedancing.com.
DANCELINK USA, 109 Cedar Ave., North Myrtle Beach. 843-281-1102 or www.dancelinkusa.com.
GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS SQUARE & ROUND DANCE CLUB, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-497-0470 or 843-650-0916.
GRAND STRAND USA DANCE, CHAPTER 6024. Social dances monthly, usually at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. 570-881-0244, www.usadancegrand strand.org or email email@example.com.
LITCHFIELD DANCE ARTS ACADEMY, 97 Otis Drive, Litchfield Beach. 843-237-7465 or www.litchfielddance.com.
MYRTLE BEACH SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS, 615 29th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-448-8221 or www.mbspa.org.
SAND DOLLAR SQUARE DANCE CLUB, at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-333-8878 or sanddollar squaredance.wix.com/sanddollarweb#! sand-dollar-friends.
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