Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Nov. 1

Raptors on display

See dozens of raptors up close Thursdays-Saturdays, including guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and flight demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details at 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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; $12 adults, $10 ages 6-18.

Second Stage at library

The Murrells Inlet Community Theatre’s traveling “Second Stage” unit will present “Pastiche Redux!” including The Halleluiah Quartet, will be the guests for a Friends of the Waccamaw Library “First Thursday” meeting. Details at 545-3623 or www.friendsofthewaccamawlibrary.org. Reach the troupe at 651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.

Details | 7 p.m. at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck Branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, for free.

Christmas at Opry

The 27th year of “The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” opens, with shows through Jan. 5, and “Light” shows continue almost daily. Details at 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com; ticket prices vary.

Details | 7 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theatre, U.S. 17 Business at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, for various prices.

Shakespeare, saxes at CCU

Coastal Carolina University in Conway has two entertainment choices for this evening, both at 7:30. Details at 349-2502 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

• Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for two weekends through Nov. 10 in Wheelwright Auditorium; $15 adults; $10 CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, and ages 65 and older and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; and $5 CCU and HGTC students, and ages 17 and younger.

• CCU’s Saxophone Ensemble ina concert of classical, pop and Latin numbers, in Edwards Recital Hall, for $3.

Theater does ‘Dracula’

The Swamp Fox Players’ “Dracula,” for mature audiences, similar to a movie’s PG-13 rating, continues for two more weekends through Nov. 11. Details at 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

Details | 8 p.m. at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $15.

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