October 13: THE COLOR PURPLE – Field Trip! From Alice Walker’s bestseller and Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. The Color Purple is the epic tale of 40-years in the life of a family in rural Georgia and fourteen-year-old Celie. This stirring family chronicle follows the Inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy to anguish and then hope as she discovers the power of love and life. 10 a.m. Duration: approx. 2.5 hrs. (Grades 6-12). Field Trip Sponsored by the Speer Family Foundation. Tickets, $13. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. (843) 842-ARTS or https://tickets.artshhi.com or artshhi.com.