Two Conway festivals among many outdoor weekend celebrations

A large cornucopia on display near the pumpkin patch. A beautiful, mild Sunday provides the perfect setting for Brookgreen Gardens' Harvest Home Weekend Festival. The annual event features activities for children, including scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, hay rides and more.

— “First Friday Art Walk,” 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Five Points district in downtown Myrtle Beach, on and near Broadway and Main streets. 843-333-1212 or

— “Harvest Home Weekend” Fall Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Free with garden admission, which lasts seven 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

— Surfside Beach Family Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, on Surfside Drive. 843-650-9548 or

— “Art in the Park,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway. 843-446-3830 or

— In downtown Conway, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8: “Conway Fall Festival,” Third Avenue and Laurel Street (843-488-1950 or; and “Live Oak Art + Music Fest,” at 1201 Third Ave. (843-248-4527 or



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