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APRIL 2013 Myrtle Beach Area CALENDAR OF EVENTS

APRIL 1

Camp Cool Out, 971 Canal Street, Myrtle Beach 843-918-1465
Registration 8 am – 3 pm
Summer Camp Registration. “Camp Cool Out” is the best summer camp program on the Grand Strand!! ” Camp Cool Out is the only summer camp in which the kids cry – because they do not want to go home! Camp takes place from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Daily recreational activities inside the gym, team sports, arts & crafts, educational assistance, snacks, games, swimming lessons and highly qualified adult supervision. Registration Fees: $20: City Residents $50: Non-City Residents - Through April 11

APRIL 4

Coffee With Friends, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 1st Avenue South,
North Myrtle Beach, 843-503-3729
10:00AM
The Friends of the Library present “AUTHORS TOGETHER: A MEETING OF THE MINDS”. Join Joe Baroody, Sheila Joyner, Suzanne Paradis, Peter F. Warren and Kendell Chad Watts as they discuss their publishing experiences including book signing.

Pelicans Baseball

Myrtle Beach Pelican baseball season begins! 1251 21st Ave. North, Myrtle Beach (843) 918-6077
Tonight’s game is at 7PM.  Bring the kids out for some family fun!  http://www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com
Recurring event:  April 5, 6, 7 (3:00 PM), 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 (3:00 PM)

 

Whose Beach Is It Anyway? Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theater,
Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway 843-272-4242
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Audience-interactive FAMILY FRIENDLY improv comedy, appropriate for all ages and similar to the tv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“ with Myrtle
Beach theme. Appropriate for all ages. Tickets: $11 (ages 4 -11), $14  (ages 12+) “Kid Friendly” Event
www.carolinaimprov.com
Recurring event: April 6 through 27

APRIL 5

Whose Night Out Is It Anyway?, Carolina Improv Company, Uptown Theater, Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway 843-272-4242
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Interactive improv comedy like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?“ for date night. Ages 18 and over. Tickets: $14
www.carolinaimprov.com
Through April 26

APRIL 6

Blues & Jazz Fest, LaBelle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little
River, SC 843-399-WINE(9463)
Noon – 5:00 PM
ADMISSION: $8 per person (under 18 or over 80 admitted free). Bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission. Club Members Free.
Food Available From Smokin’  Pitt BBQ and Hunts Lexington Style Cooking BEVERAGES (Water, Soda, Beer, & Wine) available from: La Belle Amie Vineyard
SORRY, ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, BEVERAGES OR PETS ALLOWED INTO THIS EVENT
Remember, bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
www.LaBelleAmie.com

Elvis Tribute Contest6th Anniversary Preliminary Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest,
Legends in Concert, 2925 Hollywood Dr., Myrtle Beach 800-960-7469
7:00PM
Includes the addition of an Elvis festival weekend at Broadway at The Beach. The first annual festival will feature numerous Elvis related activities and events. Features over 12 contestants competing to move on to the final rounds in Memphis, TN. Last year’s contest was a sell-out, so be sure to purchase your tickets early!

Joey Doggs Car Cruise-In, 1818 Highway 17 Business, Myrtle Beach 843-503-8245
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

APRIL 7

Museum Grand Opening, North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum, 799 2nd Ave North, North Myrtle Beach 843-427-7668
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Join the festivities and see the new Museum after the ribbon-cutting
ceremony. Fun for all ages.

Firehouse Subs Car Cruise-In, 1610 Hwy.17 South, Surfside Beach,
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 843-503-8245
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

Murrells Inlet Lost at Sea Annual Memorial Ceremony, Hwy 17 Business (Next to Hot Fish Club), Murrells Inlet 843-458-7671
2:00 PM
Lost at Sea Annual Memorial Ceremony The Lost at Sea Memorial was erected in 2006 to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea and were never found. The Memorial, located at Morse Park Landing, was established by the family of Johnny Brown, a 38-year old Murrells Inlet commercial fisherman who was lost at sea in 2005. All the people, whose names are etched on the monument, will be remembered at the ceremony.

APRIL 11

Whose College Night Out Is It Anyway?, Uptown Theater at Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
7:30 PM
In this audience interactive improv comedy the players of Carolina Improv Company pay tribute to area college students with a show dedicated to them – midterms, finals, changing majors, dorm parties, Greek life, college  sports – you suggest it and they’ll turn it into comedy. And if you’re not a student, you can still attend and feel young again! $5.00 with student ID, $14.00 for all others.

Night Out at Barefoot, Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach 843-272-8349
Try samplings of food, drinks and desserts from various restaurants in Barefoot Landing. This fundraiser to benefit the North Strand Helping Hand starts by picking up your wristband at Helping Hand booths located throughout Barefoot Landing for $5.00. Then you will be entitled to discounted appetizer specials, drink specials and dessert specials from more than a dozen restaurants and treateries in Barefoot Landing. There will be live entertainment and door prizes for those who participate. If you’re in the mood to eat and be entertained for a good cause, “A Night Out at Barefoot” may be just what you need!

APRIL 12

SOS Spring Safari.  Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Time to shag again!  Each year in April, the coming of Spring is celebrated by thousands of shaggers from all along the east coast.  After the long winter, shaggers are eager for the first outing of the summer.  They find it at the SOS Spring Safari!
www.shagdance.com

Four Letter Word, Carolina Improv Company at Uptown Theater, Myrtle
Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 843-272-4242
9:00 PM
In this long-form improv comedy production, they’ll take a single four letter word from the audience and turn that single word into an entire show! This 18+ show is naughty, but not nasty. Tickets are $10 or come to Whose Night Out is it Anyway at 7:30pm and stay for Four Letter Word at no extra charge!

APRIL 13

S.E.A.S. Beach & Boardwalk 5K Race/1-mile Fun Run and Family Festival, Plyler Park – near the Skywheel, 11th Ave. N. & Ocean Blvd., Myrtle
Beach 843-902-3653
7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Join Ed Piotrowski and race for a good cause! S.E.A.S. proceeds will raise funds for Christian Academy’s tuition assistance & other school program. A share of the race registration proceeds will benefit JDRF
(The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). CA’s own Ainsley Jordan is diagnosed with Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes. Race, run, or walk beside Ainsley to help find a cure. 7:30 a.m. – Beach & Boardwalk 5K Race: $30
early registration / $35 late registration (includes gift bag & T-shirt)

8:30 AM – 1-Mile Fun Run: $10 early registration / $15 late registration
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Family Festival with live performances, games, inflatables, music, food & business vendors, and more! Unlimited use wristbands for $10.

The Little River Sports & Outdoor Living Show, Harbourgate Marina, 2120
Sea Mountain Hwy, Little River 843-249-6604
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Little River Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a new week-end event. Outdoor activities will be featured including an in water boat show, archery, fishing, hunting, garden and landscaping and much, much, more! Demonstrations will be held throughout the day. The River Sweep will be held on Sunday, April 14th from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. In its second year, and partnered with Captain Smiley Fishing Charters to make this event part of our week-end of outdoor living. Boaters are welcome to take a cruise down our waterway and help us clean up trash and debris to beautify our natural resources and get ready for our seasonal guests. Snooky’s Casual Waterfront Dining will be on board again this year to provide lunch for all who participate. Admission to the Sports & Outdoor Living Show on Saturday is $5.00, Children under 12 are free accompanied by an adult. Participating in the River Sweep is free to boaters and individuals who can help clean up along the shore. Clean-up supplies will be provided.

Pet Fair, Surfside Beach Dog Park, 411 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach 843-
650-9548
9:00 AM
Rabies Clinic conducted by Ark Animal Hospital 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Local animal rescue groups will be in attendance!

Acme Bar & Grill Car Cruise-In, 3340 Hwy.17 Business, Myrtle Beach 843-503-8245
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

Enchanted Overnight Girl Scout Lock-In, MagiQuest Myrtle Beach, 1185 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach 843-916-1800, Ext.225
7:30 PM
Calling all Girl Scout Troops! Experience exciting adventure and fun fellowship through a girl scout lock-in sleepover in MagiQuest’s enchanted Kingdom! Befriend a pixie, return a princess’s jewels, use clues to search for ancient artifacts, and duel your friends! All lock-in participants will receive an exclusive MagiQuest scout badge! Call Group Sales to reserve your spot in the Kingdom.

String Serenade, The Long Bay Symphony, 3560 Kings River Road, Myrtle
Beach 843-448-8379
7:00 PM
A rich and varied program of music for string orchestra, from the Baroque, the Romantic period and 20th Century: Handel (Concerto Grosso in G. Op. 6 No. 1), Barber (Adagio for Strings), Britten (Les Illuminations), Tchaikovsky (String Serenade)
Repeat performance 4:00 PM April 14.

APRIL 14

Thomas Rhett Playing at the BoathouseThomas Rhett @ The Boathouse, 201 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., Myrtle Beach
843-903-2628 (BOAT)
7:00 PM
Check out Thomas Rhett live at The Boathouse for a FREE show.
www.thomasrhett.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

VFW Post 10420 Car Cruise-In, 4359 Hwy.17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach 843-503-8245
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards and
Outdoor BBQ.

Seacoast Artist Guild 10th Annual Art Show & Sale, Seacoast Artists
Guild Art Gallery in Market Common, 3032 Nevers Street, Myrtle Beach
843-236-3114
Noon – 8:00 PM
10th Annual Spring Art Show & Sale opening with an awards ceremony Wednesday, April 17th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM through Saturday, April 27th. Located at the Seacoast Artists Guild NEW ART GALLERY at The Market
Common across from Valor Park. The Seacoast Artists Guild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing excellence in the visual arts through teaching, exhibits, workshops and special events
Through April 27

APRIL 20

Krispy Kreme Donut Run

3rd Annual Krispy Kreme Donut Run 5k, Waterbridge at Carolina Forest
9:00 AM 843-712-2621
You don’t have to eat the doughnuts to participate in the race! We have a great course (5K) and lots of doughnuts. Each runner will receive a race t-shirt. Each runner will receive a dozen Krispy Kreme Doughnuts once they finish the race. The courses are not certified. The races will be timed. This is meant to be a fun event.

April Music Fest, LaBelle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little
River, SC 843-399-WINE(9463)
Noon – 5:00 PM
ADMISSION: $8 per person (under 18 or over 80 admitted free). Bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission. Club Members Free. Food Available From Smokin’  Pitt BBQ and Hunts Lexington Style Cooking BEVERAGES (Water, Soda, Beer, & Wine) available from: La Belle Amie Vineyard
SORRY, ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, BEVERAGES OR PETS ALLOWED INTO THIS EVENT
Remember, bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two, and enjoy the company, the music, the wine, and the beauty of the vineyard.
www.LaBelleAmie.com

NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Race, Myrtle Beach
Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 704-792-5999
Grandstands open at 5:00 PM; Practice starts at 5:30pm; Feature Race starts at 8:00 PM
Season Opener. Kids Night! NASCAR Late Models, Charger Race, Mini Stock Race, & Bus Racing. Kids Bike Racing-Bring your bike!

Orvis Fly Fishing 101, Orvis – Market Common, 1150 Farrow Parkway,
Myrtle Beach 843-839-6900
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Orvis in the Market Common will be holding Fly Fishing 101 and 201 courses from April 20 through mid June. The courses will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and will consist of an introduction to fly fishing and include casting and rigging instruction. Participants will receive discount coupons for regular priced items and pricing on selected fly fishing equipment. To sign-up, stop by the store or call 843-839-6900.
Through June 16

Poppys 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, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

Spring Wine Tasting, Croissants Bistro and Bakery, 3751 Robert Grissom
Parkway, Myrtle Beach 201-669-0667
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Croissants Bistro & Bakery is hosting a Spring Wine Tasting, A Coastal Uncorked Launch Party. This event will include various wines, live music, an art display, and a silent auction. This is a fundraiser for the Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach at HGTC. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Croissants Bistro & Bakery and online at www.coastaluncorked.com. Distributors include Aleph, Grassroots, Southern Wine & Spirits, and Vidalco. Hear live music by Fair, Finnegan Bell, and Brian Roessler. Enjoy an art showcase featuring Sybil Alfano, Neva Campbell, Rachel Jones, Gwen Mis, Meganpixels Parkers, Don Perry, Natalie Sexton, and Joe Winkler.

APRIL 21

Planet Wings Car Cruise-In, 1780 Pine Island Road, Myrtle Beach 843-503-8245
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

APRIL 25

8th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, Carmike Cinema 16
Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach 843-497-0220
Time TBD
Through April 27

Purses With Purpose Benefit, Marina Inn, 8121 Amalfi Inn, Myrtle Beach 843-450-4001
6:30 – 11:00 PM

Benefiting the North Myrtle Beach Women’s Club & The Grand Strand Junior Women’s Club.  Buffet Dinner, Cash Bar, Entertainment, Live Auction, Silent Auction, A Bling Thing. Tickets $40 advance, $45 at door.

APRIL 26

Meathead Brothers Steel City Deli Car Cruise-In, 5702-A South Kings
Highway, Myrtle Beach 843-503-8245
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

APRIL 27

5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival,Grand Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach
843-497-0580
8:00 AM
Free to Attend.  All Ages Welcome.

Boy Scout Troop 850 – 38th Annual Fish Fry, St. Philip Lutheran Church, Highway 17 @ 63rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach 843-213-2355
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tickets $7.00 Menu: Flounder, Hushpuppies, Fries & Slaw. Drive-thru service available. Dine-in accommodations, bake sale and drinks available on site. Delivery to groups with prepaid tickets.

Canine Adoption

Canine Carnival and Rescue Day,
A Dog’s Way Inn, 761 Pendergrass Ave,
Murrells Inlet 843-357-4545
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Bring the whole family for a fun and fur filled day of games, food, prizes, raffles, demos and clinics. Adopt the perfect pet to fit into your family from the variety of rescue animals here at event! Bring your pet on leash and participate in the many activities offered. Earn a free raffle ticket with each bag of dog food you bring to be donated. Agility demos by A Way to Play Agility Club, rally demos by Melissa Ellis from Happy K9 Academy. Pre-register for Agility Clinics by Karin Bauer Shapiro, Juniors ages 10- 16 and Adults – 16+, call to register at 843-357-4545. Sue Tanner AKC star puppy and CGC evaluator with Ask the Trainer Minute Clinics and Obedience demos. Many adoption agencies will be there including, Coastal Animal Rescue, Saint Frances Animal Center, Grateful Goldens Rescue, Boxer Rescue, Castaway Paws Rescue, All 4 Paws Animal Rescue, Grand Strand Golden Retriever Rescue and possibly more! Pawleys Vet Hospital with a shot clinic. Rabies and Distemper shots given by a Vet! Rabies $ 3.00 and Distemper $ 16.00.

Highway 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries Car Cruise-In, 4390 Hwy.17 Bypass 843-503-8245
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Car Cruise-In, Oldies Music, Door Prizes, 3 Manager Pick Awards.

NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Race, Myrtle Beach
Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach 704-792-5999
Grandstand open at 5:00 PM; Practice starts at 5:30 PM; Feature Race starts at 8:00 PM
Sensational Seniors Night! NASCAR Late Models, Charger Race, Mini Stock Race & Drifting

APRIL 28

2013 Zombie Walk

Photo Courtesy: Scott Smallin

Myrtle Beach Zombie Walk Presents: Carolina Zombie Walk 2013,
Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach 843-272-8349
Noon
Join the Zombie Walk starting with your make-up. Then shop, eat and hang around for the walk and festivities to follow later in the day. Call for details.

 

Divas Half Marathon, Main Street & Ocean Blvd. North Myrtle Beach
7:00 AM
http://www.runlikeadiva.com

 

 

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Divas Half Marathon

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2 comments

  • What an outstanding post. It must have taken you half the day to round up all this information. I shot it out to all our Facebook pages and G-Plus.

  • Thank you. It IS a lot of work, lol, but I try to find “something for everyone”, so it is worth it! Watch out for May’s calendar. It should be available soon. Thanks for reading and sharing! – Kim

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