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FILE - In this June 12, 2015 file photo, Duane Allen, from left, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban of The Oak Ridge Boys perform at LP Field at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. On Sunday, Oct. 25, the Oak Ridge Boys will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)

Oak Ridge Boys bringing show to Alabama Theatre Saturday

27MarA singer his whole life, William Lee Golden also has found music in pictures – with his paint brushes and cameras. The baritone from the Oak Ridge Boys – in a lineup begun in 1973, with Duane Allen on lead, tenor Joe Bonsall, and bass Richard Sterban – said his pastimes with painting, then photography, emerged through the band’s travels, from his getting out from hotels – even renting a car – and finding “beautiful spots” in such places as national and state parks. The Oaks will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at the Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Buy tickets at 843-272-1111, 800-342-2262 or In a phone call last month from home in Tennessee, Golden said his serious side with snapshots, and upgrading his equipment and lenses for more professional quality, arose from...
The Rory Family's "Hippy Skipper"  (left) does friendly battle with the Flying Fish's "S.S. Fish" at the turning point of the Paddle for the Pets Build Your Own Boat Race. The Rory Family's "Hippy Skipper" made of bamboo, duct tape, and plastic tarps won the golden paddle.  
The Paddle for the Pets Build Your Own Boat Race & Festival is held Saturday at  Barefoot Landing. The 2nd annual festival had children games, petting zoos, vendors, boat builders and spectators all gathered on the Intercoastal Waterway water front. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach.

Events for Disney fans, gardeners and those ready to battle for the paddle among things to do around Myrtle Beach area this weekend

23Mar“Diggin’ It” Spring Garden Festival, Saturday, March 25 at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free with admission, which lasts seven consecutive days – $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger. 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or Grand Strand/Pee Dee “Walk to Defeat ALS,” for ALS Association S.C. Chapter, raising awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease – affecting the brain and spinal cord, 10 a.m. SaturdayMarch 25 (Registration open 9 a.m.), in 1- or 3-mile walk, in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park, on Farrow Parkway, across from The Market Common and the city’s Valor Memorial Garden. No entry fee to walk as an individual, or join or form a team, but donations welcome. 803-851-3216 or Horry...

Here are the Top 5 Live events along the Grand Strand: Weekend of March 10-12

09MarSwamp Fox Players’ “The Fatal Fifties Affair” audience participation murder-mystery comedy, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 10-11, and March 16-18 and 24-25, and 2:30 p.m. March 19 and 26, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. $18. 843-527-2924 or Newsboys, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at Christ United Methodist Church,2901 Fantasy Way, close to U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway, across from Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, just west of Myrtle Beach. $25 general admission. 843-945-9440 or Drifters, Coasters and Platters, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 11 (also on Sept. 30), at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $35.95, $43.95 or $49.95. 843-272-1111, 800-342-2262 or Wynonna & The Big Noise, 6 p.m. Sunday, March 12 at Calvin Gilmore Theatre, 8901 N. Kings Highway (U.S. 17 Business),...

Wynonna & the Big Noise energize stages nationwide, including The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach, this Sunday

09MarTextEditor Known for hits as “No One Else on Earth,” and “I Saw the Light,” Wynonna Judd will bring the Big Noise to energize this her March 12 show in Myrtle Beach. On tour nationwide into late October, and promoting their debut CD, “Wynonna & the Big Noise,” released last year by Curb Records, the quintet will play at 6 p.m. at the Calvin Gilmore Theater, 8901 N. Kings Highway (U.S. 17 Business), at the junction of U.S. 17. Buy tickets at 843-913-4000, 800-843-6779 or The Carolina Opry. With a recording career into its fourth decade, begun in the 1980s with dozens of country duets with her mother, Naomi Judd, including “Mama, He’s Crazy” and “Grandpa (Tell Me ’Bout the Good Old Days),” Wynonna Judd was so kind to field some questions by email from the road this past week. Wynonna Judd Q:...

Six concerts to see in March in the Myrtle Beach area

03Mar“Ain't Nothin' Free,” so pony up to see Big Smo “Workin’” at the Myrtle Beach Speedway on March 10. Tickets are on sale now for $20 and available at the box office, online at or by calling 800-745-3000. Straight from “The State Of Massachusetts,” Celtic-punkers The Dropkick Murphys drop into House of Blues on March 10. The Interrupters and Blood or Whiskey are also on the bill. Multiple outlets are reporting the show is sold out. “Let Loose” with reggae-rockers The Expendables at House of Blues on March 11. Tickets are on sale, ranging from $15 to $65, available online at, by calling 800-745-3000 or at the box office. “Love Can Build a Bridge,” but Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise are just down the road at The Calvin Gilmore Theater on March 12. Tickets are on sale...

5 things to do in the Myrtle Beach area: Weekend of March 3-5

02MarSouth by Southeast Music Feast, benefiting local school music programs, 6 p.m. March 4, with dinner at 6:30, and David Childers & the Serpents concert at 7:30, at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St. $20 advance or $25 day of show at door. 843-251-6402 or Ray Stevens, 7 p.m. March 4 at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $49.95, $56.95 or $64.95. 843-272-1111, 800-342-2262 or, and North Myrtle Beach Community Band’s “Classics In Concert,” 3:30 p.m. March 5 at North Myrtle Beach’s J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road. Free. Long Bay Symphony’s “From Classic to Modern,” featuring cellist Ken Olsen – with Mozart’s “Impresario Overture,” Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 8,” Shostakovich’s “Cello Concerto No. 1,” and Prokofiev’s “Symphony No. 1” – 4 p.m. March 5 at Myrtle...

7 community theater shows to see in March along the Grand Strand

27FebTheatre of the Republic, in 47th year, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway, with musicals – “Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical” Feb. 22-March 5, and  “Actors Playhouse” nonmusical slate – “The Underpants” March 17-26. Each shows lasts two weeks – 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays (nonmusicals 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays) and 3 p.m. Sundays. Each $23, plus ticketing fees. 843-488-0821 or Act Two Productions’ “Children,” a musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. March 3-4 and 2:30 p.m. March 5, at Fresh Brewed Coffee House, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. $12 advance by March 2, otherwise $20 – cash only. 843-995-2756. Swamp Fox Players, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown: “The Fatal Fifties Affair” audience participation murder-mystery comedy, 8 p.m. March 10- 11, 16-18 and 24-25, and 2:30 p.m. March 19 and 26, for $18. For more information, 843-527-2924 or...
Three year old Aaron Richard of Myrtle Beach tries out bean the bag toss during the 14th Annual KidzTime Festival at Broadway at the Beach Saturday, February 21, 2015. The event features free admission, live performances, fire engine rides, face painting, games, interactive activities, mascot appearances and much more.

Something for kids, zumba lovers and even Parrotheads this weekend along the Grand Strand

24FebSATURDAY 15th annual KidzTime Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, including appearance by Marvel Comics’ Spider-Man, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Free. 843-444-3200, 800-386-4662 or Zumbathon, for Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach (843-249-4948, or, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at LifeQuest Swim & Fitness, 4390 Spa Drive, Little River. $5 donation admission. 843-222-0062 or email, or 216-313-0032, or email “Winter Parrot Head Fest,” noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, with music by Paul Grimshaw and Parrot Party bands, at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. $8; bring two canned/dry food items for food bank and receive $3 discount. 843-399-9463 or “Myrtle Beach Heart Ball,” for American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Hilton...
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‘She Made Space’ plays at Myrtle Beach theater through weekend

23FebMeredith Dayna Levy’s “She Made Space,” about a tourist’s arrival in Paris, and retracing her steps to get there, will play this weekend only, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Show time is 90 minutes, without intermission. Details at 877-287-8587 (ATS-TKTS) or Details: At Atlantic Stage, at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. $27.50 general admission; $22.50 ages 55 and older, as well as educators and military; and $17.50 students, including Coastal Carolina University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members.