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Arts & Entertainment

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Ongoing

Oak Island Art Guild exhibit, Oak Island Recreation Center, 3001 Oak Island Drive, 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit renewed every 60 days. For more information, call exhibit coordinator Miriam Pinkerton at 278-5562.

Ongoing through Aug. 3

Robert Delford Brown, “Meat, Maps and Militant Metaphysics,” Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington. This is the artist’s first solo museum exhibition. For more information, call 395-5999 or visit www.cameronartmuseum.com.

Every first Friday through December

5-7 p.m., First Friday Gallery Walk, downtown Southport. Refreshments, entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides. Sponsored by Franklin Square Gallery, Ricky Evans Gallery, Lantana’s Gallery and Fine Gifts and Cape Fear Coppershop. For more information, call 457-1129 or 457-0957.

Every Wednesday

Free paint-ins, Waterway Art Association, Calabash Firehouse. Two Wednesdays each month will have live models. For more information, call Marilyn at 575-7981 or visit www.waterway.org.

Ongoing through Aug. 23

Members Show with featured painters Pren Halladay and Richard Staat and featured potter Lynn Stanzlaus. Youth Gallery exhibit of student work from the summer classes, The Quilter’s Challenge. Franklin Square Gallery, Southport. For more information, call 457-5450.

Aug. 6–8

9 a.m.– noon and 1 p.m.–4 p.m., Sunset River Marketplace, free painting demo with Chuck McLachlan. Paint in any medium. $30 for a full day, $20 for a half day. Call Ginny at 575-5999 to register.

Every Monday

6:30 p.m., Bridge, Mahjong, Scrabble, Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. For details, call 842-5297.

Every Monday

12:30-4 p.m., Mahjong, sponsored by the Golden Girls Society, for women 50 and older. For locations and other details, call 575-3642.

Every Tuesday

6:30 p.m., Elks charity bingo, Calabash Elks Lodge, 937 Carter Drive, Calabash. Doors and kitchen open at 5:15 p.m. Separate smoking and non-smoking rooms. For more information, call 579-4600.

Every Tuesday

6:30 p.m., cards, Mahjong, various locations; sponsored by the Golden Girls Society, for women 50 and older. For locations and other details, call 575-3642.

Every Tuesday

7 p.m., seniors’ bridge game, Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. Members and new arrivals welcome. Reservations: Ruth Shupe, 575-4962 or Nancy Gibbs, 754-2216.

Every Thursday

10 a.m., Mahong, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Instruction available. For more information, call 845-3693 or email bslcc@atmc.net for details.

Every Friday

12:30 p.m., Bingo, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net

Every Friday

10 a.m., Duplicate Bridge, Sunset Beach. Call 754-9169 for details.

Every Friday

7 p.m. Bingo, Shallotte Moose Lodge, 253 Holden Beach Road (half-mile east of Wal-Mart.) Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For details, call 754-4921.

Ongoing

10 a.m., Mahjong, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net.

Every Monday

7-9 p.m., Southporters Square Dance Club, Virginia Williamson Elementary School. For details, call Tanya or Ric Aguilar at 383-0721 or visit www.southporters.org.

Every Wednesday

7 p.m., beginner line dancing, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. $3 per person. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net.

Every Thursday

5:30-6:30 p.m., beginner Shag dancing classes and 6:30-8:30 p.m. intermediate Shag dancing classes, on the beach at Oak Island. $10 per person with a professional instructor. For more information, call (843) 281-1102.

Every Friday

7-10 p.m., Shallotte Wheel and Dealers, western square dance club, Shallotte Middle School cafeteria. Call Tom and Susan Morgan at 842-9106 or Ilene Simmons at 754-4764.

Every third Saturday

7-11 p.m., Coastal Shag Club dance, Moose Lodge on N.C. 130, Shallotte. $5 for members; $8 for non-members. For more information, call 754-4024.

Aug. 1

8 p.m., Carolina Ballet Wilmington preview, Kenan Auditorium, UNCW, Wilmington. $32 reserved seating. Student discounts. For more information, call 962-3500 or visit www.uncw.edu/arts.

Aug. 2

2 p.m., Carolina Ballet student matinee performance, Kenan Auditorium, UNCW, Wilmington. $10 general admission. For more information, call 962-3500 or visit www.uncw.edu/arts.

Aug. 2

7 p.m., Carolina Ballet world premiere gala celebration, Kenan Auditorium, UNCW, Wilmington. $70 reserved seating. For more information, call 962-3500 or visit www.uncw.edu/arts.

Aug. 8

6:30 p.m., Society of Brunswick Shaggers, line dance instruction begins. Dance begins at 7 p.m., VFW on103 South East 50th St., Oak Island. DJ Lee Pearson. $2 for SOBS members and $5 for guests. Dinner is potluck.

Ongoing

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., every Friday and Saturday. For more information visit www.hob.com or call (843) 272-3000.

Ongoing

8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Le Grande Cirque, The Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Also 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 2 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call (843) 448-9224 or visit www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.

Ongoing

6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, “The Magical Spirit of Ireland,” The Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach, S.C. For more information, call (843) 448-9224 or visit www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.

Aug. 8-10 and Aug. 15-17

Brunswick Little Theatre presents, “Seussical,” Odell Williamson Auditorium. For more information, call 524-4869or visit www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Senior Resources hot meal and fellowship, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Reservations required. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net for details.

Every Thursday

6:30-8 p.m., Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Family karaoke night. Children younger than 14 require supervision. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday

11 p.m., wine tasting seminar, Silver Coast Winery, Ocean Isle Beach. $15 per person. For more information, call 287-2800 or visit www.silvercoastwinery.com.

Every Thursday

9 p.m., Fireworks over the boardwalk, Carolina Beach, with special “Salute to Pleasure Island” by the Zambelli Brothers. Weekly program throughout the summer, weather permitting.

Ongoing in July

Various times, “Toddler Story Time,” “Writers’ Support Group,” “American Girl Club,” “Junie B. Jones Party,” book signings, “Magic Tree House Book Club,” and the summer reading program, Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Mayfaire Town Center, Wilmington. Free. For more information, call 509-1464.

Ongoing through Aug. 15

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., preschool day camp, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Ages 3-5. Must be potty trained. Limited to 13 children. For more information, call 845-3693 or email bslcc@atmc.net.

Ongoing

3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, numerous family programs including, “Geocaching” on Mondays for ages 10 and older, “Ocean Reef Residents” on Tuesdays, “Sun and Sand Smarts” on Wednesdays, “Megabites!” shark exhibit on Thursdays and “Touch Tank Feeding and Shell Identification” on Fridays, Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach. Museum admission $8 for adults; $6 for senior adults 60 and older and students; and $4 for children ages 3-5. For more information, call 579-1016 or visit www.museumofcc.org.

Ongoing

1 p.m., “Black Holes: The Untold Story,” 2 p.m., “The Planets,” 3 p.m., “Hubble Vision 2,” and 4 p.m., “Live in the Sky,” Ingram Planetarium, Sunset Beach. $8 per show, per adult; $6 per senior adult age 60 and older and students; and $4 for preschoolers. For more information, call 575-0033 or visit www.ingramplanetarium.org. For more information, call 575-0033 or visit www.ingramplanetarium.org.

Ongoing Mondays

7-8 p.m., “Discovery After Dark,” Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach. For more information, call 579-1016 or visit www.museumofcc.org.

Ongoing Thursdays

7-8 p.m., “Snakes Alive,” Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach. For more information, call 579-1016 or visit www.museumofcc.org.

Ongoing temporary exhibit

Cape Fear seashells, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Explore seashells found along the shores of the Cape Fear coast. Exhibit is free with museum admission. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

Ongoing

Battleship North Carolina, open every day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend) and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day). At the junction of NC 17/74/76/421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Ticket sales for the ship stop one hour before closing. For information, go to www.battleshipnc.com or call 251-5797.

Ongoing through August

“The Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life and Death of Robert E. Harrill,” various days and times to watch the documentary at the Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Excursion and museum tour included for $18; $10 without museum admission. For more information, call 758-7468. Pre-registration required.

Ongoing

Various days and times, activities at the Aquarium at Fort Fisher, including “Children’s Discovery Time,” “Behind the Scenes Tour,” “Breakfast with the Fishes,” “Surf Fishing Workshop,” “Daddy and Me,” “Salt Marsh Crabbing,” “Fort Fisher Hermit’s School of Common Sense,” “Dinner with the Fishes,” “Sand Painting,” “Mommy and Me,” “Aquarist Apprentice,” “Gyotaku,” “Shell Wreath Craft,” and more. For more information, call 458-8257 or visit www.ncaquariums.com.

Ongoing

“Ocean: Explore, Discover,” Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Exhibit is free with museum admission. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

Ongoing

Various days and times, family activities at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

Aug. 1-3

“National Lighthouse Day: The Pirates are Coming,” Bald Head Island. Pirate school, pirate pub night with live entertainment, pirate booty auction, pirate look-a-like contest, educational events, black powder gun demonstrations, a thieves market, sword fights and much more. For more information visit www.oldbaldy.org or call 457-5003.

Aug. 4-8, Aug. 11-15

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Amazing Animals summer camp, Aquarium at Fort Fisher, for ages 5-12. $200 fee, pre-registration required. For more information, call 458-8257 or visit www.ncaquariums.com.

Aug. 4-8

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Coastal Crusaders summer camp, Aquarium at Fort Fisher, for ages 13-14. $250, pre-registration required. For more information, call 458-8257 or visit www.ncaquariums.com.

Every Friday

7-9:30 p.m., Bluegrass music, Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street.

Ongoing

The Carolina Opry has been in Myrtle Beach, S.C. for 23 years; newest lead vocalist R.C. Clemmons, new set with enhanced lighting and sound and a full brass section. The only show to win the Governor’s Cup, the only show to be named Most Outstanding Attraction, the only show to be voted The Best Show every year, the only show to be acclaimed by USA Today, New York Post and Southern Living. For more information, call (843) 913-4000 of visit www.TheCarolinaOpry.com online.

Ongoing

Good Vibrations. The best music of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming, all performed live by the award-winning cast of The Carolina Opry. Myrtle Beach, S.C. For more information, call (843) 913-4000 of visit www.TheCarolinaOpry.com online.

Ongoing

9 a.m.-2 p.m., gospel brunch w/live entertainment by Glory, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., every Sunday. For more information visit www.hob.com or call (843) 272.3000.

Ongoing

10 p.m., BluesAPalooza Concert Series, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., every Saturday featuring local live music on the Gator Bar Stage.