Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Sept. 30

Various area festivals

Choose from various festivals and events:

• Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens; festival $6, and park admission free on this weekend only. 237-4440 or



• The Market Common’s Oktoberfest, noon-5 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway; free admission. 839-3500 or www.marketcommonevents.com, and 712-6218 or



• St. John’s Greek Festival, noon-7 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 33rd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $1 ages 13 and older, otherwise free.

• 22nd Pawleys Island Festival Of Music & Art – Gallery Crawl 2-6 p.m. at sites from Murrells Inlet to Georgetown, for free. 626-8911 or pawleysmusic.com

• South Brunswick Interchurch Council’s “Fall in Song” gospel concert, with seven area churches’ choirs, 3-5 p.m. at Calabash Presbyterian Church, 8820 Old Georgetown Road, Sunset Beach, N.C.; free, but donations welcome, along with canned goods for needy. 910-287-5115.

• “Farm to Table” event benefiting Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine & Spirits Festival, a five -course meal by 10 local chefs, 5 p.m. at Thompson Farm & Nursery, 1625 Bucksville Drive, off U.S. 701, south of Conway. $150 per person or $750 for able of six. 839-8818 or



Go ‘Wine Dancing’

On Sundays through Oct. 21, go “Wine Dancing,” led by Wanda and Jim York. Details at 910-287-4243, 732-470-8612 or Wandafull1@hotmail.com; or the winery: 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

Details | 2:30-6 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $5.

Cruise-in at park

Join the Myrtle Beach Car Club for a cruise-in. Details at 215-3849 or 742-9802.

Details | 3-6 p.m. at NASCAR SpeedPark, at U.S. 17 Bypass and Mr. Joe White Avenue Extension in Myrtle Beach, for free.

Dove winner to sing

Francesca Battistelli, a Dove Award-winning artist, will perform in concert, with Andy Cherry and City Harbor. Details at 808-9188, 800-252-5642 or www.thegrandtheatre.us.

Details | 7 p.m. at The Grand Theatre, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach, for $18.74, $23.40 and $32.69.

‘Sunday Comedy Club’

Every “Sunday Comedy Club” encompasses a night of comedy including Steve Marriott, Dobby Dean and T-Jay Turner, and new performers are welcome. Details at 467-9399.

Details | 9 p.m. at Rising Starz Karaoke Club, 3140 U.S. 17 Business, just south of Krystal; no cover charge.

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