NOVEMBER 2012 Calendar of Events – Myrtle Beach Area

NOVEMBER 1

Carolina Opry Christmas Special, Carolina Opry, 8901 N. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-913-4000
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Popular original Christmas show bringing the spirit of Christmas to life with music, comedy and dance. See new material blended with traditional favorites.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.thecarolinaopry.com
Through December 31

Celebrations around the World, Children’s Museum of SC, 2501 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-946-9469
11:30 AM
Information and activities about celebrations in different countries and cultures. For ages 3 and over.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.cmsckids.org
Recurring: November 8, 29

Ripley’s Festival of Trees 2012, Ripley’s Aquarium, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
Themed “from sea to shining sea” trees decorated to represent each of the 50 states.  Free admission with purchase of Aquarium admission.
Through December 31

NOVEMBER 2

A Night Out at Barefoot, Barefoot Landing, 4898 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach 843-272-8349
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Dining, entertainment and fundraiser for the North Strand Helping Hand. Sample discounted appetizers, desserts and drink specials from over a dozen restaurants and treateries. Enter to win prizes.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.barefootlanding.com

2012 Christmas on Ice, Palace Theatre, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
7:30 PM (10:30 AM matinees Wednesdays, 2:00 PM matinees Thursdays)
The only figure skating holiday show at the beach! Performed live on stage on a 40 foot ice skating rink. The show highlights some of the best Christmas
carols sung by some of the best performers around and high-kicking dancers. Even Santa Claus makes an appearance on the ice!

Whose Beach Is It Anyway? Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theater, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway 843-272-4242
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Audience-interactive improv comedy, appropriate for all ages and similar to the tv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.carolinaimprov.com
RECURRING EVENT: November 9, 16, 23, 30

NOVEMBER 3

3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar Community Coat Drive and BBQ, First United Methodist Church, 901 N. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-448-7164
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Many vendors, arts and crafts, local artists, bake sale, BBQ and much more! Free admission. Donate a new or clean, gently used coat (children and/or adults). Vendors accepted until full or October 25.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.fumcmb.org

4th Annual Toys for Tots Event, Inlet Square Mall & Long Bay Cruzerz, 10125 Hwy 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet 843-503-1484 or 843-651-6990
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Join Long Bay Cruzerz and Inlet Square Mall as they provide a pre-Christmas cruiser event for you! Donations will be accepted for children in need. Cars galore and a great time!
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.inletsquaremall.com

Art in the Park 40th Year, Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, 1600 N. Kings Hwy. Chapin Park, Myrtle Beach 843-446-7471
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Judged art show with artists in their tent in a treed park two blocks from the ocean.
www.artsyparksy.com
Recurring: November 4, 10-11

Whose Night Out Is It Anyway?, Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theater, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway 843-272-4242
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Interactive improv comedy like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“ for date night night. No kids.
www.carolinaimprov.com
RECURRING EVENT: November 10, 17, 24

NOVEMBER 4

17th Annual Souper Supper by the American Culinary Federation of Myrtle Beach (MBACF), Market Common / Valor Park 843-477-1100
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Popular culinary competition and tasting event featuring over 40 Grand Strand restaurants and chefs serving tasty samples of their favorite soup along with bread, beverages and desserts. Tickets available at website.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.MyrtleBeachACF.com

NOVEMBER 8

31st Annual Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 101 N. Oak Street 843-448-9483
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Elaborate 19th century holiday marketplace setting where shoppers stroll through the aisles featuring everything including fine arts, crafts, imported gifts, toys, gourmet foods, clothing and more. Dickens Holiday Teas & tours too!
www.dickenschristmasshow.com
Through November 11

NOVEMBER 10

9th Surf Fish Rodeo, Huntington Beach State Park,
16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells inlet 843-237-4440
6:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Entry fee: $40.00. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Spot tails, Whiting, Bluefish and Flounder. A grand prize will be awarded for the largest legal size fish. Participants will receive a free T-shirt.
www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003365

Dog Agility Competition by A Way to Play Dog Agility Club, A Dog’s Way Inn, 761 Pendergrass Ave., Murrells Inlet 843-357-4545
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Teams of K9 athletes & human handlers race through obstacle courses filled with hurdles, tunnels & weave poles. Dog agility is an exciting spectator sport & the public is invited to watch at no charge.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.AWayToPlayDogAgilityClub.com
Through November 11

Art in the Park, Market Common, Valor Park, Myrtle Beach
10:00 – 4:00 PM
Outdoor judged art show featuring artists from the region. Browse hand-made jewelry, sculpture, paintings, photography & more.
Through November 11

Island Fever Music Festival, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Music (12:00 PM – 5:00 PM) Relax on a late fall day. Live music at its best, wine tastings, and a beautiful venue.
$8/person. Food available from Smokin’ Pitt BBQ. Beverages (Water, Soda, Beer, & Wine) available.SORRY, ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, BEVERAGES OR PETS ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT. Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
http://labelleamie.com/

NOVEMBER 11

Veterans Day Service, Town of Surfside Beach, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach 843-650-9548
2:00 PM
Service at Veterans Memorial in Fuller Park.
www.surfsidebeach.org

NOVEMBER 16

Chick-dick-tionary, Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theatre, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Based on definitions from Chicktionary, this is an improv comedy on the wild side. Perfect date night or girls’ night out! This 18+ show is naughty, but not nasty. Tickets: $10 or free with the purchase of Whose Beach Is It Anyway on Nov. 16 at 8 PM.
www.carolinaimprov.com/uptown-theater

The Lighting of the Landing, Fireworks and Santa’s Arrival at Barefoot Landing, 4898 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach 843-272-8349
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Annual “Lighting of the Landing” and Santa’s arrival. Fireworks at 7:00 PM with Santa arriving afterward on the Barefoot Princess! Holiday treats, music, live nativity scene, photos with Santa, carousel rides and more!
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.barefootlanding.com

NOVEMBER 17

Verlon Thompson – SxSE Music Feast by South by Southeast Music Feasts, Historic Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway 843-222-6146
7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Americana music at its finest. Admission includes pot-luck dinner buffet, beverages and more. Verlon has played with JJ Cale, Leon Russell, Guy Clark, more.
www.southbysoutheast.org

WineStock, La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River 843-399-WINE (9463)
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Music (12:00 PM – 5:00 PM) Relax on a late fall day. Live music at its best, wine tastings, and a beautiful venue. $8/person. Food available from Smokin’ Pitt BBQ. Beverages (Water, Soda, Beer, &
Wine) available.SORRY, ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, BEVERAGES OR PETS ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT. Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
http://labelleamie.com/

NOVEMBER 21

Dysfunctional Holiday Gathering, Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theatre, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242 Beach 843-272-4242
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Dysfunctional is the new functional! This is an improvised comedy about the dysfunctions of families and places of employment at the holidays. Laugh at us and yourself at this show! Appropriate 18+. Tickets: $14
www.carolinaimprov.com/uptown-theater

NOVEMBER 22

Turkey Trot, Town of Surfside Beach, 13 North Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach 843-650-9548
8:00 AM
The race starts at the Pier parking lot.
www.surfsidebeach.org

NOVEMBER 23

Fall Family Day, Children’s Museum of SC, 2501 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-946-9469
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Scheduled events all day-face painting, caramel apple decorating, making butter, and lots of crafts!
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.cmsckids.org

Whose Holiday Is It Anyway?, Carolina Improv Company, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
In this interactive improv comedy, we take suggestions from you to poke fun at the holidays … like fruit cakes, bad sweaters, fake customs, real traditions, family squabbles, etc. Appropriate for all ages. Tickets: $12 (ages 4 -11), $14 (ages 12+)
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.carolinaimprov.com/uptown-theater
Recurring: November 24, 30

5th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Market Common, Valor Park & Grand 14 Cinema, Myrtle Beach
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Appearance by Santa, live entertainment, complimentary canapes, hot chocolate and more.

NOVEMBER 24

Ornament Workshop, Children’s Museum of SC, 2501 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-946-9469
11:30 AM
Create an ornament to decorate our tree or yours! For ages 3 and above
“Kid Friendly” Event
843-946-9469
www.cmsckids.org

Christmas Boat Regatta, Intracoastal Waterway – Little River Inlet to Dock Holidays Marina, Contact: Susie Watson 843-249-8888
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this spectacular maritime parade starts at the Little River Inlet at 5 PM and travels south, arriving at Dock Holidays Marina at 7PM. Bring a new toy and drop it off at a collection point at any marina in Little River or North Myrtle Beach.
If the parade ends and you have not yet donated your toy, you can take it to Harbour Gate Marina. If you are having a party or attending a party, BE SURE TO TAKE A TOY FOR THE KIDS! Make sure there is not a single child without a present to open on Christmas morning.
Donations of pet food, cat litter, etc will also be accepted for the Humane Society.
www.christmasregatta.com

NOVEMBER 28

Alphabet Soup, Children’s Museum of SC, 501 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-946-9469
11:30 AM
Mixing Literacy and Science into one program! Meets SC Science Standards. For kids age 3 and above.
“Kid Friendly” Event
www.cmsckids.org

NOVEMBER 29

Christmas Tree Lighting, Town of Surfside Beach – Town Hall, 115 Highway 17 North Surfside Beach
7:00 PM
“Kid Friendly” Event
843-650-9548
www.surfsidebeach.org

NOVEMBER 30

50 Shades of Holiday Improv, Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theatre, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A show based loosely on the book 50 Shades of Grey. Can’t include the sex component, but they’ll figure something out and that’s when the comedy will occur! 18+ show. $10 or free with the purchase of Whose Beach on November 30 at 8:00 PM.
www,carolinaimprov.com/uptown-theater

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