Outdoor living, arts and crafts and drag boat racing set for the Grand Strand this weekend

Shoppers look at handmade jewelry last year during the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival. The 2017 event is noon-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens. Admission is $10 for a weekend pass for ages 16 and older, otherwise free. Also, park admission is free this weekend only. Details at 843-235-8755 or www.atalayafestival.com.

Get out and celebrate fall in a variety of ways, inside and out:

— Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association’s “Fall Home Improvement & Outdoor Living Show,” 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North. $5 daily or $10 three-day pass for ages 16 and older, free ages 15 and younger. Parking $5 daily. 843-438-4124 or springshow.myrtlebeachhomebuilders.org.

42nd annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival, noon-6 p.m. Friday,Sept. 22; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens. $10 weekend pass ages 16 and older, otherwise free. Also, park admission free this weekend only. 843-235-8755 or www.atalayafestival.com.

Champion Autism Network “Sensory Friendly Day,” 9:30 a..m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Myrtle Beach State Park, including “A Crabby Experience” and “Catch of the Day” pier programs, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; look at live creatures, 11-11:30 a.m. in nature center; and lunch in Shelter 1. Free with park admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3 ages 6-15, and free ages 5 and under. 609-744-0099 or championautismnetwork.com.

— East Coast Drag Boat Association races, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at Lake Tabor, 119 Lynwood Norris Road, Tabor City, N.C. $10 ages 11 and older, otherwise free. 843-222- 9498, 843-557-4650, or email hlangleywehunt@gmail.com.

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