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Myrtle Beach Events

   
 

Upcoming city-related activities and programs


   
 

A printable .pdf of the Events listing is available.

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 6, 2014

Myrtle Beach Convention Center Exhibit Hall

 

From cast-off to collectible and odd to ordinary, you’ll find it at South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale.  Make plans now to attend this year’s sale on Saturday, September 6, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Admission is free, while parking at the Convention Center is just $3 per car.  Visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html for more information about the 26th annual sale.

 

Remembering Myrtle Beach:  A Local History Series

Bill Darby – Part 2, 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 6

Robin Able Chapman, 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 20

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites you to reminisce about Myrtle Beach’s history with some of the people who helped make it.  Call 918-1275 for more information about this free program.

 

Bill Darby is the guest speaker at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 6.   Join us as Bill continues his journey.  Tales of coming to Myrtle Beach and how the Sun-Fun magazine, Along the Coast magazine and Alternatives news magazines all began.

Robin Able Chapman is the guest speaker at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 20.  A longtime local and resident, Robin grew up here after her grandparents and parents moved here before the war. She’ll be talking about her family and the impact of moving here, the war and making this their home. Why she loves living here and wouldn’t live anywhere else.

 

Free Legal Clinics

Tuesdays – September 9, September 16 and October 14

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Get answers from lawyers on various topics during free legal clinics at Chapin Memorial Library.  Topics include credit cards, loans, criminal records, divorce, custody, visitation and support.  The clinics will consist of a 30 to 45 minute talk, followed by a question-and-answer session.  For more information, call the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program at 803-799-4015, extension 158, or visit www.scbar.org/clinics.

 

Tuesday, September 9 – Consumer Law Issues (6:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, September 16 – Criminal Records (6:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, October 14 – Family Law Issues (6:30 p.m.)

 

September 11 Ceremony of Remembrance

7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11

Unity Memorial, Broadway at the Beach, 29th Avenue North

 

Everyone is invited to join Golf Holiday, Scouts from the Pee Dee Area Council and the City of Myrtle Beach at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11, for this ceremony of remembrance.  The event will be held at the Unity Memorial on 29th Avenue North, near Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach.  In 2011, the community received a steel beam from the north tower of the World Trade Center as a "thank you" from New York City firefighters for the hospitality they received here in the months following the attacks.  That beam is featured in the memorial on 29th Avenue North, adjacent to the Twin Towers fountain created by the Cub Scouts.  

 

"Learn to Take Better Photos" with Victor Pizzolato

10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 18

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Ever wish your photos could look better?  Here's a free class taught by Senior Advisory Committee member Victor Pizzolato for those want to improve their photography skills.  The class will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 18, in the First Floor Meeting Room at Chapin Memorial Library.  Victor has decades of experience behind a camera, including time as a combat photographer for the US Army.  Attendees will learn about elements of good photography and how they can take better photos.  Bring your camera and instruction manual.  The class is free, but pre-registration is encouraged.  Call the library at 918-1275 to sign up. 

 

September Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Various times, dates and locations

 

The following Neighborhood Watch meetings are scheduled for September.  Call Crime Prevention Officer Henry Bresadola at 918-1806 for more information.

 

Sandygate Neighborhood Watch – 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 3, Sandygate Village Office, 1011 Osceola Street

Dunes/Dunes Cove Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 9, Dunes Club, 9000 North Ocean Boulevard

Forest Dunes Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 9, Dunes Club, 9000 North Ocean Boulevard

The Avenues Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, Fire Station No. 6, 970 38th Avenue North

Oak Street Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, Fire Station No. 6, 970 38th Avenue North

Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11, La Quinta Inn, 4709 North Kings Highway

Booker T. Washington Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Monday, September 15, Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1108 Carver Street

Palmetto Greens Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, September 15, Amenities Center, 2900 Mashie Drive

Piper’s Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, Piper’s Pointe Main Office, 1310 Piper’s Pointe Lane

Patrick’s Mobile Home Park Neighborhood Watch – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, Main Office, 2000 Highway 15

South Myrtle Beach Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, Second Floor Meeting Room, Compass Cove Resort, 2311 South Ocean Boulevard

Carolina Breeze Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Carolina Breeze Office, 100 Cedar Street

Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

Seagate Village Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 23, 1115 Highway 15

Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 25, 1401 Fisher Place

Monticello Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 25, 1300 Osceola Street

Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 25, Fire Station No. 6, 970 38th Avenue North

 

Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams, with docent tours

Through Sunday, September 21 (Next docent tour is 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11)

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Enjoy “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams” at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, through September 21.  Ansel Adams is widely recognized for his superb aesthetic sensitivity and technical skills.  “Classic Images” includes 72 photographs that Adams personally printed.  Landscapes dominate the group, complemented by some close-up nature works, portraits and architectural subjects.  Free docent tours will be offered at 2:00 p.m. on September 11 and September 14.  Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Call 238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend

October 18 through 19

http://www.runmyrtlebeach.com

 

The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend returns to the Grand Strand with events to be held October 18 - 19.  The Mini Marathon itself is Sunday, October 19, and expects to welcome more than 5,000 runners, not counting family and friends.  The weekend events will include a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, a Coastal 5K, a one-mile Doggie Dash, and the 13.1 mile Mini Marathon.  For registration and more, visit http://www.runmyrtlebeach.comThe mini-marathon begins at 7:00 a.m., Sunday, October 19, at Coastal Grand Mall and finishes by 12:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk at Ninth Avenue North.  Expect temporary road closures at several locations, including Grissom Parkway, Ocean Boulevard and 62nd Avenue North.  A map of the course and expected road closure times is available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/minimarathonmap.pdf. Please plan ahead to get to your destination. Remember that US 17 (the “bypass”) is not involved in the half-marathon route. 

 

Senior Movie Schedule

Call 918-2380 for information

 

Come enjoy a free movie for adults and seniors every Friday at 3:00 p.m.  Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

 

September 5 – Jack Ryan (PG-13), Chris Pine, Kevin Costner

September 12 – Midnight Stallion (NR), Jodelle Ferland, Kris Kristofferson

September 19 – 3 Days to Kill (PG-13), Kevin Costner

September 26 – Authors Anonymous (PG-13), Kaley Cuoco, Dylan Walsh

October 3 – Doc Holiday’s Revenge (PG-13), Tom Berenger, Eric Roberts

October 10 – The Monuments Men (PG-13), George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray

October 17 – Duck Dynasty: Duck Days of Summer (TVPG), The Robertson’s

October 24 – Trials of Cate McCall (TV14), Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte

October 31 – Still Mine (PG-13), James Cornwell

 

The Mayor’s Cup Men’s Amateur Golf Championship

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 12 – September 14, 2014

Whispering Pines Golf Course

 

Registration is underway for this year’s Mayor’s Cup Men’s Amateur Golf Championship!  We’ll find out who’s the best male golfer on the Grand Strand when the gentlemen compete, September 12 – 14, at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  Registration forms are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/golf.html.  The tournament is open to all male golfers, 18 and up, with several age divisions.  City residency is not required.  Call Whispering Pines Golf Course at 843-918-2305.  The best individual score will determine the winner!

 

The Mayor’s Cup Women’s Amateur Golf Championship

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 19 – September 21, 2014

Whispering Pines Golf Course

 

Registration is underway for this year’s Mayor’s Cup Women’s Amateur Golf Championship!  We’ll find out who’s the best female golfer on the Grand Strand when the ladies compete, September 19 – 21, at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The tournament is open to all female golfers, 18 and up, with several age divisions.  City residency is not required.  Registration forms are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/golf.html.  Call Whispering Pines Golf Course at 843-918-2305.  The best individual score will determine the winner!

 

Fall Storytimes

Through December 17

Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free Storytimes for ages four months and up.  These storytimes provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts and stories.  For information, contact 918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org. 

 

Baby Storytime

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., August 26 – December 16, for ages four to 18 months.  Your baby will enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, music, and toys.  Class is limited to ten babies and their caregivers.  Pre-registration is required.

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m., August 27 – December 17, for toddlers and young listeners.  Your toddlers will be introduced to stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs and crafts that are age appropriate. No registration needed.

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays and Fridays, 11:00 a.m., August 28 – December 19, for three to five year olds.  Your child will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, and crafts. No registration needed.

 

Homeschool Storytime

Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m., August 27 – December 17, for kindergarten-and-up students.  Children will have the opportunity to listen to longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and crafts. No registration needed.

 

Topics Trivia

4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Fourth Tuesday of the Month

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Topics Trivia is a game that lets you show what you know, in teams of one to six players.  Join us from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., every fourth Tuesday through December in the first floor meeting room at Chapin Memorial Library.  Trivia teams are asked questions about topics such as literature, geography, sports, television, history and movies.  After the question, teams choose and submit an answer before the allotted time period ends. The correct answer scores points, with prizes awarded for most points.  Play as individuals or in groups of up to six.  RSVPs are appreciated. Remember to enter your name once each month for the Grand Prize Drawing in December.  For more information, call Laura at 918-1295 or email reference@chapinlibrary.org.  Here are the next Topics Trivia dates…

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

The Miracle League Baseball 2014 Fall Schedule

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

33rd Avenue North

 

The Grand Strand Miracle League gives children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball.  They use a specialized field that’s ideal for wheelchairs and walkers, and volunteers serve as “buddies” to help the players with each game.  Everyone plays, everyone hits, everyone crosses home plate, and everyone wins!  For more information, contact 843-448-7712 or visit http://www.grandstrandmiracleleague.comGames are on the following days…

 

Thursday, September 18         Opening Night, Sponsored by South 

                                                Atlantic Bank

6:00 p.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

Marlins/Pelicans

6:00 p.m. – Mariners

Saturday, September 27          Sponsored by Springmaid Beach

10:00 a.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

Marlins/Pelicans

10:00 a.m. – Mariners

Saturday, October 4                 10:00 a.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

                                                Marlins/Pelicans

                                                10:00 a.m. - Mariners    

Saturday, October 11               Sponsored by PJRK Consulting, LLC

Special Guest, St. Andrews Catholic

Church

10:00 a.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

Marlins/Pelicans

10:00 a.m. - Mariners

Friday, October 17                    6:00 p.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

                                                 Marlins/Pelicans

                                                 6:00 p.m. - Mariners      

Friday, October 24                    Halloween Night, Sponsored by

                                                 Sam’s Club

 6:00 p.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

 Marlins/Pelicans

 6:00 p.m. - Mariners

Saturday, November 1              10:00 a.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

                                                  Marlins/Pelicans

                                                 10:00 a.m. - Mariners    

Saturday, November 8              10:00 a.m. – Rays/Pirates vs.

                                                  Marlins/Pelicans

                                                  10:00 a.m. – Mariners

 

Claire Farrell: A is for Art

Through Sunday, September 14

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Enjoy “Claire Farrell: A is for Art” at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, through September 14.  This exhibit is a collection of 26 mixed media monotypes, one for each letter in the alphabet. A monotype is a unique image created by drawing or painting on a blank plate and transferring the image to paper using an etching press. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday. Call 238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

“Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater”

Through Sunday, September 14

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Enjoy “Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater” at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, through September 14.  Organized by the University of Pennsylvania, the exhibit comprises 19 paintings portraying Dreamtime stories of the origins of the Aboriginals’ ancestral lands, with most describing the creation of Wolfe Creek Crater.  Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday. Call 238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

Myrtle’s Market

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street

www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html

 

Myrtle’s Market is ready for the summer! Stop by the market at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street.  Fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables are available at Myrtle’s Market from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Contact Bryan Lowry at 843-918-4906.

 

Knitting and Crochet

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Fridays

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers knitting and crochet classes in the first floor meeting room every Friday afternoon.  Learn basic knitting and crochet skills or get help with an existing project. Please bring your own supplies. Volunteers are needed to teach and assist with programs, creating displays, and other library activities. Please call Briget at 843-918-1275 for more information. 

 

The Miracle League Soccer 2014 Fall Schedule

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

33rd Avenue North

 

The Grand Strand Miracle League gives children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play soccer.  They use a specialized field that’s ideal for wheelchairs and walkers, and volunteers from all over the Grand Strand serve as “buddies” to help the players with each game.  Everyone plays and everyone wins!  For more information, contact 843-448-7712 or visit http://www.grandstrandmiracleleague.comGames are on the following days…

 

Tuesday, October 7…    Soccer Game at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 14…  Soccer Game at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 21…  Soccer Game at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 28…  Soccer Game at 6:30 p.m.

 

Fireworks!  Throughout the Year

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

 

Saturday, August 30, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, August 30, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Sunday, August 31, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

Saturday, October 25, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, October 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, November 22, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, December 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

 

Autumn Senior Dance Schedule

Base Recreation Center

Call 918-2381 for information

 

Autumn Senior Dances with Rosalie… This popular dance series is at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $7 per person and may be purchased at the door.  All dances are from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net for more information or to reserve a table. 

 

Friday, October 3

Friday, October 31 (Halloween Party)

Friday, November 21

Friday, December 5 (Christmas Party)

 

18th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

February 12 - 14, 2015

http://www.mbmarathon.com

 

Join us on Valentine’s Day 2015 for the 18th Annual MyrtleBeach.Com Myrtle Beach Marathon!  Registration begins August 14 for the marathon and accompanying events, to be held February 12 - 14, 2015.  The marathon itself is Saturday, February 14.  For more information about this popular race weekend, which includes a full marathon, a half marathon, a marathon team relay, a 5k and a one-mile fun run, visit http://www.mbmarathon.com.

   
         
             
 

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