events

E.g., Oct 22 2021

The South’s Grandest Christmas Show

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 7:00pm

Celebrate the holidays, southern style! The South’s Grandest Christmas Show. The Alabama Theatre’s award-winning production is here, just in time to get you in the festive mood. Featuring a combination of talent, festive scenery and extravagant special effects, this show promises to produce a special holiday music experience for those of us lucky enough to be on the Grand Strand this fall. Don’t miss out on this new and improved experience at The Alabama Theatre this November! The Alabama Theatre, 4750 Hwy 17 S. Monday, 7 p.m. $60+. (843) 272-1111; www.alabama-theatre.com


Taste of the Town

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

Bring an empty stomach and a big appetite for this year’s Taste of the Town, organized by St. Andrew Catholic School. Featuring the finest of the Grand Strand’s restaurant community, your ticket opens the door to a variety of delicious offerings, live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the St. Andrew Catholic School, allowing them to provide new playground equipment for their students, structural renovations for their buildings, and new technology. Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St. Tuesday, 4-10 p.m. $6. (843) 448-6062, www.totmb.org


The Vegan Imagination: Why Vegans Aren’t as Bad as You Thought

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

This free lecture is presented by guest lecturer Matt Halteman, professor of philosophy at Calvin University. This lecture will take a look at veganism through a philosophical lens, engaging the audience with a new way to understand the lifestyle. Halteman’s approach justifies veganism in a more wholistic way, with multiple reasons for the lifestyle as opposed to a single, animal ethics-centered justification. Johnson Auditorium, 119 Chanticleer Dr W. Tuesday, 4 p.m. Free. (843) 349-2421, www.coastal.edu


Highland Bagpipes with Peggy and Mark Gaudreau

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:00am

Join Peggy and Mark Gaudreau in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium to learn about the history and mechanics of how to play the Highland bagpipes. Between the two of them, Peggy and Mark have nearly 50 years of experience playing the bagpipes. This event is included with Garden admission, so be sure to pop in to be treated to the Gaudreau’s talent and expertise. Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Included with Garden Admission. (843) 235-6000, www.brookgreen.org


Kronos Quartet

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 7:30pm

Coastal Carolina University’s Department of Music presents the Kronos Quartet, a globally-acclaimed string quartet. Based in San Francisco, the quartet features David Harrington and John Sherba on violin, Sunny Yang on cello, and Hank Dutt on viola. The group has been performing with a rotating membership of talented musicians and artists since 1973, with a track record of over 60 recordings and more than 1,000 commissions for string quartet arrangements. Music lovers will definitely not want to miss this opportunity! Wheelwright Auditorium, 100 Spadoni Park Circle Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. $25. (843) 349-2421, www.coastal.edu


The Wild Turkey in South Carolina

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:00am

Charles Ruth from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, takes the day to tell you the life history, restoration, and current status of wild turkeys in South Carolina! With an hour jam-packed full of educational and historical fun, Ruth shares his expertise just in time for the Thanksgiving season! The event is located in the Jennewein Gallery, and is included with the price of Garden admission. Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Included with Garden Admission. (843) 235-6000, www.brookgreen.org


Shared Leadership and Cultural Change on Campus and in the Community

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 6:00pm

The featured guest speaker at this HTC Distinguished Scholar Lecture is Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Marlyand—Baltimore County (UMBC) since 1992. Hrabowski’s lecture will explore his research on science and math educaiton with an emphasis on minority participation and performance. Hrabowski has a long list of accolades, not the least of which includes serving as chair on the Obama administration’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Wheelwright Auditorium, 100 Spadoni Park Cir. Thursday, 6 p.m. Free. (843) 349-2421, www.coastal.edu


Ground Zero Presents Jordan Feliz

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Geround Zero is proud to present Jordan Feliz this November. Feliz will be playing off of his four studio albums, treating listeners to his folk rock and soul style of Christian pop. All four of his studio albums have charted on various Billboard charts, along with several singles that have done the same. Attendees are sure to be treated to a talented and engaging performance, so be sure to grab your tickets while you can! Ground Zero, 904 Chester St. Sunday, 7 p.m. $20+. (843) 945-9440; www.mygroundzero.com


Swing Away Firefighter Cancer

Sunday, November 7, 2021 - 4:00pm

Spend the evening at Topgolf and help the Carney Strong Initiative raise money to help combat firefighter cancer! The Carney Strong Initiative works to assist fire departments throughout the country with occupational cancer prevention. Your support allows them to donate decontamination supplies and provide education to smaller fire departments, located in rural areas. Topgolf, 2850 Robert M Grissom Parkway. Sunday, 4-7 p.m. $50. (843) 902-7095, www.carneystrong.org


Kelsey McGhee Memorial Golf Tournament

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 8:00am

Join Habitat for Humanity at Tidewater Golf Club for their 15th annual charity golf tournament! Each year, Habitat for Humanity hosts a charity golf tournament to help support their mission of creating a world where “everyone has a decent place to live” and fund upcoming home builds. In 2020, the event was renamed to the Kelsey McGhee Memorial Golf Tournament after a local volunteer that made significant impacts on the organization itself, as well as the community. Tidewater Golf Club, 1400 Tidewater Drive. Monday, 8 a.m. $800/4 players. (843) 650-8815, www.habitathorry.org