Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Oct. 4

Coffee with authors

Meet authors in two places:

• “Coffee With the Authors,” with Troy D. Nooe discussing his newest in the Frankie McKeller gumshoe series, “Damn Yankee,” and Jane Woodard, about “Doo Dah Day,” set in Wilmington, N.C., 10-11 a.m. at Sunset River Marketplace (gallery open until 5 p.m.), 10283 Beach Drive S.W., Calabash, N.C., for free. Reservations at 910-575-5999 or email


. More details at www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

• “Coffee with Friends,” with Richard Cote, author of “In Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die in Dignity,” 10 a.m. at Horry County Memorial Library North Myrtle Beach branch, 910 First Ave. S., for free. Details at 915-5281 or www.hcml.org.

Sculpture on display

An exhibit of sculpture by Gwen Marcus opens, including her newest work, “Water’s Edge,” continuing through Nov. 3. Details at 979-0149, 800-435-2733 or www.cherylnewbygallery.com

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cheryl Newby Gallery, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea, for free.

Programs at state park

Choose from various nature and history programs on Thursdays through October: “Alligators” at 10 a.m., “Feeding Frenzy at 11 a.m., Atalaya tour 2 p.m. ($2 fee) and “Spineless Wonders” 4 p.m. Details at 235-8755, 237-4440 or www.southcarolinaparks.com.

Details | At Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens, open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; most programs free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.

‘Equitrekking’ rides again

Myrtle Beach native Darley Newman’s “Equitrekking” horseback-riding travel series premieres with a new season, starting with a visit to Botswana. Details at www.equitrekking.com.

Details | 7 p.m. on ETV: WHMC-TV 23 of Conway and WITV-TV 7 of Charleston.

‘Lawrence of Arabia’

See the “’Lawrence of Arabia’ 50th Anniversary Event” on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $12.50 adults, $11.50 seniors/students and $10.50 children.

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