events

E.g., Jun 11 2021

Hurricanes

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 6:00pm

The 2020 hurricane season had the most storms on record to date. This increased frequency leads to the question of what is causing these storms to form. You’ll hear the science behind hurricane formation, tips to prepare and why more hurricanes are occurring in this lecture by Jamie Justice, Education Coordinator for the Museum of Coastal Carolina. Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. 2nd St. Tuesday, 6–7 p.m. Free with museum admission. (910) 579-1016, www.museumplanetarium.org


Colt Ford

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 6:00pm

Enjoy some live music at Suck Bang Blow in Murrells Inlet as part of Myrtle Beach Bike Week. Colt Ford is known for his country rap style and songs like “Drivin’ Around Song” and “The High Life.” His most recent album, We the People, Volume 1, was released in September 2019. Dirty Grass Soul will kick off the concert at 6 p.m., with Josh Brannon Band playing the afterparty. Suck Bang Blow, 3393 U.S. 17 Business. Tuesday, 6–11 p.m. Free. (843) 651-7960, www.suckbangblow.com


Crude’s Anniversary Veteran Ride

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 8:00am

Enjoy a beautiful spring day of cruising by motorcycle for a great cause. The event will kick off at Golden Egg in Surfside and will feature four stops on a 180-mile roundtrip ride, including lunch at Low Country Harley in Charleston. There will also be a chance to win $500. Proceeds from the ride will benefit Homes for Our Troops, which helps rebuild homes and lives for our veterans. Enjoy a great time cruising while doing good for our vets! The Golden Egg, 415 U.S. 17 N. Wednesday, 8 a.m. $15/bike; $20/bike with passenger. www.springbeachrally.com


You Are Here

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:00am to Friday, July 16, 2021 - 10:00am

This exhibit at Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art focuses on the work of Jibade-Khalil Huffman. Huffman mines images and texts, searching for hidden memories and latent meaning. He uses this work to expose power structures and racial dynamics in popular imagery. You Are Here will be a new installation, building on materials and themes the artist has explored in recent years. Take a day trip to Charleston to enjoy this unique body of work. An online talk with the artist will take place on May 25. Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St. Visit website for current operating hours. Free. (843) 953-4422, www.halsey.cofc.edu


MarshWalk March for Babies

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Join the movement to help the March of Dimes in ensuring healthy mothers and babies in our communities. This event will look a little different in 2021 and will be virtual. Sign up on the site to be part of the movement, fundraise with millions across the country to transform the health of all moms and babies, celebrate to see the impact you’ve made and walk virtually on May 14. Virtual event, visit website for details and fundraising info. Friday, 1–2 p.m. www.marchforbabies.org


ANN

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:00pm to Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 7:00pm

ANN is a no-holds-barred portrait of the legendary governor of Texas, Ann Richards. This new play is both inspiring and hilarious as it brings the audience face to face with a colorful, captivating and complex character bigger than the state she hails from. The show played throughout Texas to sold-out audiences before going on to places like Chicago, Washington, DC, and New York City. Theatre of the Republic, 337 Main St. Visit website for showtimes. $28. (843) 488-0821, www.thetor.biz


May Day Plant Sale

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 8:00am

Put a spring in your step with Moore Farms Botanical Garden’s May Day Plant Sale! The event will feature many varieties of choice, unusual and hard-to-find plants. Horticulturalists will be available to assist you with any questions. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the gorgeous gardens to round out your visit. Head to the website for a list of plants for sale. Moore Farms Botanical Garden, 100 New Zion Road. Saturday, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Free. (843) 210-7592, www.moorefarmsbg.org


Blue Crab Festival

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 9:00am

The 40th year of the Blue Crab Festival will take place at the Historic Little River Waterfront this May. Bring family and friends and enjoy local, fresh seafood and all your favorite festival foods. The weekend will also include scenic views, vendors, live beach music, a kids’ zone with entertainment, activities and more. Historic Little River Waterfront, 4468 Mineola Ave. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $5. (843) 249-6604, www.bluecrabfestival.org


Workshops for Children and Families: Light Sculptures

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Part of Brookgreen Gardens’ series of Workshops for Children and Families, this event will feature the chance to create a light sculpture. Bryan Rapp will host the workshop in the Campbell Center Studio. Participants will create their own lighted sculpture using provided materials, such as light sticks, clear cups, water bottles and other items. Be sure to register and pay in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Saturday, 11 a.m.–noon. $10/child. (843) 235-6049, www.brookgreen.org


Arts & Crafts at Indigo Creek

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 10:00am

This event, hosted by My Olive Shack at Indigo Creek Golf Club in Murrells Inlet, is the premier arts and crafts festival of the South Strand. Come support, uplift and increase awareness for talented local artists in our community and their amazing works. The festival will also include food creations and more. Indigo Creek Golf Club, 9480 Indigo Creek Blvd. Sunday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free. (843) 712-1647, www.myoliveshack.com