10/03/2014

When visiting Myrtle Beach on your next golf trip you might want to experience something different.  Check out the beautiful Brookgreen Gardens.

LOCATION / On U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beac, across, and just south, from entrance to Huntington Beach State Park

OPEN / 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, with admission lasting seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 4-12.

ALSO/

  • National Sculpture Society 81st annual Awards Exhibition (www.nationalsculpture.org), through Nov. 2, free with admission – sculpture modeling demonstration for a portrait bust by Daniel Altshuler, artist-in-residence, 2 p.m. Sept. 28; and sculpture conversation, by Ted Monnich, an ojects conservator, 3-4 p.m. Nov. 8.
  • “Whispering Wings” butterfly house open for half-hour visits daily through October, for extra $3 ages 13 ages 13 and older, $2 ages 4-12, besides garden admission.
  • Gullah Geechee program series, with Ron Daise, Brookgreen’s vice president for creative education, 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 12: free admission.
  • “Beauty in the Gardens” one-day photography workshop, Sept. 28, with Jami Konarski Davidson and Les Saucier, each $85 for members. Otherwise $100, with lunch included.
  • Annual “Harvest Home Weekend” Fall Festival, 9;30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5; free admission.
  • Georgetown Hospital System HealthPoint’s Annual Turkey Trot Run & Walk, Nov. 22; registration details forthcoming.
  • Annual “Nights of a Thousand Candles,” 3-10 p.m. Dec. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20, for $18 ages 13 and older ($14 members) – also, save $2 with purchase by Nov. 30 – and $10 ages 4-12 ($8 members)
  • New Year’s Eve “Garden by Candlelight” Per-party, 6-9 p.m., Dec. 31; ticket details forthcominjg.

INFORMATION / 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.