Myrtle Beach’s AUGUST 2012 Calendar of Events

Summer is here and there is LOTS to do around the Grand Strand!

AUGUST 1

Who's Beach is it Anyway??

Wine Wednesday, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Music 1:00 – 5:00 PM FREE ADMISSION!
Half-priced wine tastings all day (10 – 5pm). $2.75 for wine sampling – includes the wine glass!  Cheers! Food available from The Vineyard Grill (hot dogs & fixings, cheese & fruit trays, chips & snacks).
Web: http://labelleamie.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 8, 15, 22, 29

FREE Kids Movies, Grand 14 Cinema, Market Common, Myrtle Beach
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Available to all ages. $1 popcorn, $1 drinks.
RECURRING EVENT: August 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16

Myrtle Beach Speedway’s Wheels of Destruction!, Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 843-236-0500
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 8, 15, 22, 29

Cool Summer Evenings, Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet 843-235-6000
7:00 PM
Come for dinner and stay for the show when Brookgreen is open until 9 p.m. with live entertainment and cruises down the creeks. Entertainment is included in garden admission. Pontoon boat cruises down the creek are available at 5 and 6 p.m. each evening for $7 ($4 for children) in addition to garden admission. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to be more comfortable during the entertainment performances. No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted. Picnics must only be enjoyed at the Picnic Area near Jessamine Pond. On Wednesday and Friday evenings, the Pavilion Restaurant is open for dinner until 7 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase at the program venue locations.
Web: http://www.brookgreen.org/CoolSummerEvenings2010.cfm
RECURRING EVENT: August 2, 3, 8, 9, 10

Movies Under the Stars, Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Beer Garden will feature assorted desserts, beer and wine sold in the park by Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, and Canapes Chocolates & Candies will sell gourmet snacks and popcorn. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.
RECURRING EVENT: August, 8, 15, 22

Whose Beach Is It Anyway? Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theater, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway 843-272-4242
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Audience-interactive improv comedy, appropriate for all ages and similar to the tv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: www.carolinaimprov.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25

AUGUST 2

So Happy It’s Thursday, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Live Music 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM FREE ADMISSION! Free vineyard tour at 11:00 AM. Spend a Thursday afternoon and decompress. Food available from The Vineyard Grill (hot dogs & fixings, cheese & fruit trays, chips & snacks). Beverages available – water, soda, beer & wine.  Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
Web: http://labelleamie.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 9, 16, 23, 30

Worship at the Track, Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 843-236-0500
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Worship (lead by Barefoot Church) starts 6:45 PM, Race starts 7:30 PM)
100 Lap Special. NASCAR Whelen Late Model race – Chargers, Mini, Skid Plate racing
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com

Family Fun Night, Food Court – Myrtle Beach Mall, Myrtle Beach
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kids meal deals, FREE face painting and balloon art, FREE arts and crafts, FREE ID program, 2 for 1 Cubby Caboose train rides, and MORE!
Web:  mymallmyrtlebeach.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 9, 16, 23, 30

Music on Main Concert Series, Main Street, North Myrtle Beach 843-280-5584
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM FREE
Wed:  http://www.nmbevents.com/

AUGUST 3 

Summer Arts Crafts Festival

30th Anniversary Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, 336-282-5550 (Gilmore Shows)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Original work from hundreds of artists & craftsmen from across the nation. Something for every style, taste & budget with items from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to funky.

Music in the Streets, Howard Avenue, Market Common, Myrtle Beach
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Each Friday will feature different musicians & complimentary carriage rides! Musicians will be playing live in the gazebos on Howard Avenue in front of Victoria’s Secret and on Reed Ave. in front of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro.
RECURRING EVENT:  August 10, 17, 24, 31

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Game, 1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach 877-918-8500
7:00 PM
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: http://myrtlebeach.pelicans.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t521
OTHER GAME DATES: August 4, 5 (6:00 PM), 7 , 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19 (6:00 PM), 20, 21, 22, 23

Elton John & Billy Joel Tribute, Celebrity Square – Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
7:30 PM
Enjoy a live music tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel on the main stage in Celebrity Square!

Whose Night Out Is It Anyway? Improv Comedy, Uptown Theater, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Audience-interactive improv comedy, appropriate for 18+ and similar to the tv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“
Web: www.carolinaimprov.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 31

Bryan Dangerous Comedy Show, Coca-Cola Stage – Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
9:00 PM
See objects such as basketballs, hats, swords and guitars take on a life of their own as Bryan spins, balances and whips them through the air. This family friendly show will have people of all ages laughing and asking themselves “How did he do that?”
http://www.broadwayatthebeach.com/eventscalendar.aspx
RECURRING EVENT: August 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31

AUGUST 4

30th Anniversary Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, 336-282-5550 (Gilmore Shows)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Original work from hundreds of artists & craftsmen from across the nation. Something for every style, taste & budget with items from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to funky.
Web: www.gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_myrtle_summer.shtml

Saturday’s Music at the Vineyard, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Music 12:00 – 4:00 PM FREE ADMISSION!
Discounted wine sale from 10am – noon on select wines. Hot dogs on the grill, and the most unique gift shop. Best of all enjoy the wines of La Belle Amie and its beautiful vineyard grounds. Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
Web: http://labelleamie.com
RECURRING EVENT: August 11, 25

Joey Doggs Car Cruise-In, 1818 Hwy. 17 Business,  Surfside Beach (by Old Tyme Pottery) 843-503-8245
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Car cruise-in, oldies music, door prizes, manager pick awards, great food.

AUGUST 5

30th Anniversary Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, 336-282-5550 (Gilmore Shows)
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Original work from hundreds of artists & craftsmen from across the nation. Something for every style, taste & budget with items from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to funky.
Web: www.gilmoreshows.com/craftsmens_classics_myrtle_summer.shtml

AUGUST 6

Mopar Week (through August 12)
Events in and around Myrtle Beach. Some of the locations of Mopar Week events will be Hard Rock Cafe, Hooters, the Carolina Tavern, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Darlington Dragway, Wheels of Yesteryear and other places in and around the Grand Strand area.
Web: http://www.moparsatthebeach.com/

Fireworks over the Lake (weather permitting), Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach 843-272-8349
10:15 PM
Come on out, shop, dine and enjoy all the nightly boardwalk entertainment. Stick around and watch fireworks light up the sky!
RECURRING EVENT: August 13, 20, 27

AUGUST 7

Fireworks Extravaganza, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
10:00 PM
RECURRING EVENT: August 14, 21, 28

AUGUST 8

Anthony’s Pizza Car Cruise-In, corner of Glenns Bay Road and Hwy. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach 843-503-8245
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Car cruise-in, oldies music, door prizes, manager pick awards, great food.

AUGUST 10

Movies @ McLean, McLean Park, North Myrtle Beach 843-280-5584
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Free Admission
http://www.nmbevents.com/

AUGUST 11

CARS Event (former Pro Cup Series), Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455
Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 843-236-0500
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Race starts 7:30 PM)
Chargers, Mini, School Bus racing
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com

Poppy’s Burgers & Subs Car Cruise-In, 3290 Hwy.17 Business, Murrells Inlet 843-503-8245
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Car cruise-in, oldies music, door prizes, manager pick awards, great food.

AUGUST 17 

Sounds of Summer Concert Series, McLean Park, North Myrtle Beach
843-280-5584
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free Admission
http://www.nmbevents.com/

AUGUST 18

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
Web: www.LaBelleAmie.com

NASCAR Whelen All American Series – Back To School, Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 843-236-0500
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Race starts 7:30 PM)
Donate school supplies, save $3.00 on race ticket.
Super Truck, Late Model ,Charger, Mini, Drifting
“Kid Friendly” Event
Web: www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com

AUGUST 23

Music on Main Concert Series, Main Street, North Myrtle Beach 843-280-5584
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM FREE
http://www.nmbevents.com/

AUGUST 25 

2nd Annual Pet Pageant & Adopt-a-Thon, presented by The Pet Doctor, 2321 Dick Pond Road (Hwy 544), Myrtle Beach 843-650-1555
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Contest categories: Cutest Pet/Most Talented or Best Trick/ Best Dressed or Costume.  Door Prizes, Gift Raffles, $1 Donation Lunch. Visit The Pet Doctor on Facebook to enter (deadline 8/18/12) 6 Area Rescue groups on site with Pets for Adoption.
Web: thepetdoctormb.com

AUGUST 31 

Lots of Food at the Beach Boogie

7th Annual Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival, Grand Park – Market Common, Myrtle Beach
6:00 PM
Loads of food, family fun and entertainment. Sample BBQ from competing teams, see the Fantastic Shakers Saturday night, then stay for a spectacular fireworks show. Free boat rides, vendors and a beer garden round things out at this not to be missed event.
Web: http://www.grandstrandevents.com/BeachboogieBBQ/default.html
Runs through September 2, 5 p.m.

2012 Myrtle Beach Southern Living Showcase Home Tour, 7464 Catena Lane Seveill, Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach 843-692-9662
The Southern Living Showcase Home, built by Classic of Myrtle Beach, presents the latest in building products and design ideas. Proceeds from the home tour benefit Hope House of Myrtle Beach and Coastal Animal Rescue
Web: facebook.com/MBsouthernlivingshowcasehome
Through September 23

 

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