Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 25

Indian summer

“Indian Summer at Two Rivers” will include tribal presentations, lunch, various arts and crafts for children of all ages, a scavenger hunt, snake dance, blanket dance, and Indian drum and contemporary music. Details at 527-8069.

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge Visitor center, 21424 N. Fraser St. (U.S. 701), about 20 miles north of Georgetown, and just south of the bridges for the Yauhannah Lake and Pee Dee River, for free.

Meet two local authors

Meet two authors for book signings: Jim R. Rogers, who wrote “Starts and Stops Along the Way: Sharing Some Stuff from the Road Most Travel,” and Steven G. Strickland, whose “Murrells Inlet” is from the “Images of America” series. Details at 918-1275.

Details | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, for free.

Three fund-raisers

Three benefits are on tap:

• Pet Pageant and Adopt-A-Thon, noon-2 p.m. at The Pet Doctor, 2321 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), near Surfside Beach Fun Warehouse, west of U.S. 17 Bypass, including contests for cutest and most talented pets and best-dressed costume, and raffles and concessions sales aiding local rescue groups; free admission. Details at 650-1555, 855-438-2738 or www.thepetdoctormb.com.

• “Salute Our Troops” event, 1-7 p.m. at Kangaroo Express, 3656 U.S. 701 S., Conway, benefiting military charities such as the USO of South Carolina and the S.C. Military Family Care Association, with family activities including speakers from local military service organizations, live music, barbecue, face painting, and raffle with prizes from local vendors; free admission. Details at 397-0591.

• C4W Explosive Pro Wrestling, 7 p.m. at The X Sports Complex, 568 George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass, for Dylan Martin, a Socastee High School wrestler diagnosed with leukemia, for $8 advance, $10 general admission, $15 front row or $20 VIP seating. Details at 241-1216.

Football 101

Women who attend “Football 101: Ladies Night” will learn the rules and finer points of the game as well as gain an “insider’s look” at athletic training and the equipment necessary to play college football. All proceeds benefit the Chanticleer Athletic Foundation and Chanticleer football. Details at 234-3428.

Details | 6-8 p.m. in CCU’s George F. “Buddy” Sasser Hall of Fame, on the third floor of the Adkins Field House, by the Brooks Stadium north end zone, for $20 advance or $25 at door.

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