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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

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 6, in the exhibit hall.  Vendor spaces are sold out!  See you in September.   

 

“Bump Up the Boardwalk” Adult Summer Sand Volleyball Tournament

Register through July 30; Play starts Saturday, August 2

Ninth Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard

 

Register through July 30 for the Bump Up the Boardwalk four-on-four adult summer volleyball league!  We're looking for four-player teams, with additional substitutes, to play on the sand volleyball courts next to the Boardwalk, at Ninth Avenue North, every Saturday starting August 2 for six weeks.  A championship tournament will follow!  Sign up on-line and pick your favorite sponsoring business for your team.  The fee is just $10 per player for six weeks of volleyball, team shirts, food-and-drink specials and more!  Contact Carson Edmunds for more information or sign-up help.

 

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 from topics such as literature, geography, sports, television, history and movies.  After a question is asked, 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 Topics Trivia dates…

 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

Hot Summer Nights

Plyler Park and the Boardwalk District

Through September 1

 

The Boardwalk District’s celebration of Hot Summer Nights begins in June!  Look for the following free events at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk and along Ocean Boulevard.  Activities are sponsored by the Oceanfront Merchants Association, the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Sunday:  Elvis performs in Plyler Park

Monday:  Kids’ Carnival in Plyler Park (7:00 to 10:00 p.m.)

Tuesday:  Free concerts in Plyler Park

Wednesday:  Free concert on Ninth Avenue North Stage, Elvis performs in Plyler Park and, beginning June 11,  fireworks from Second Avenue Pier

Thursday:  Free concert in Plyler Park and Elvis performs on the Ninth Avenue North stage

Friday:  Elvis performs in Plyler Park

Saturday:  Elvis performs in Plyler Park

 

Plyler Park Concert Schedule (8:00 to 11:00 p.m.) 

 

Saturday, July 26…  Grasstowne – Bluegrass

Monday, July 28…  Kidz Carnival (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, July 29…  The Austin Mowery Band – Country

Wednesday, July 30…  Paperwork Live Music on 9th Avenue North Stage (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

Thursday, July 31…  Not Yet Rated – Rock/Variety

Saturday, August 2…  Luke Combs Band – Country

Monday, August 4…  Kidz Carnival (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, August 5…  The Josh Brannon Band – Country

Wednesday, August 6…  Fireshot – Variety, Live Music on 9th Avenue North Stage (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 7…  Nickel Bag of Funk – Funk/R&B

Saturday, August 9…  Jebb Mac Band – Variety

Monday, August 11…  Kidz Carnival (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, August 12…  The Austin Mowery Band – Country

Wednesday, August 13…  TBA Live Music on 9th Avenue North Stage (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 14…  Painted Man – Funk/Rock

Saturday, August 16…  Cranford Hollow – Lowcountry Stomp

Monday, August 18… Kidz Carnival (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, August 19… The Josh Brannon Band – Country

Wednesday, August 20… Backfire – Variety, Live Music on 9th Avenue North Stage (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 21… The Winchesters – Classic Country

Saturday, August 23… Mystic Vibrations – Reggae

Tuesday, August 26…  The Austin Mowery Band – Country

Wednesday, August 27…  Grocery Store Gentleman – Variety, Live Music on 9th Avenue North Stage (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 28…  Hipslack – Hip Hop/Mash Up

Saturday, August 30…  Gravy – New Orleans Funk

Monday, September 6…  The Mullets – Classic Rock

Saturday, September 13…  The Tim Clark Bank – Country

Saturday, September 20…  Bullfrog – Rock/Americana/Jam

Saturday, September 27…  The Austin Mowery Band - Country

 

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.

 

            July 25 – Grudge Match (PG-13), Sylvester Stallone, Robert DeNiro

August 1 – Non-Stop (PG-13), Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore

August 8 – Robocop (PG-13), Joel Kinnaman, Michael Keaton

August 15 – Endless Love (PG-13), Alex Pettyfer

August 22 – Ride Along (PG-13), Ice Cube, Kevin Hart

August 29 – Son of God (PG-13), Dlogo Morgado, Roma Downey

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 Robertsons

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

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

 

Remembering Myrtle Beach:  A Local History Series

First and Third Saturdays each month

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.

 

Local Authors: Sandy Springs, Mary Anne Benedetto and more from the Beach Authors Group will be guest speakers… 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 2.

David Stradinger, developer and former city manager, is the guest speaker… 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 16.

 

Sixth Annual Kids’ Triathlon

8:00 a.m., Saturday, August 16

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

 

The Sixth Annual Kids’ Triathlon will be held at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, August 16, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  The race begins in the pool, followed by biking and running routes on roads and sidewalks surrounding the center.  All routes will be closed to traffic and monitored by public safety officers.  Participants will receive a race shirt, swim cap and medal.  Place medals will be awarded to the top girls and boys in these age groups:  7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18.  Pre-registration is required. Spots are limited.  Fees for the race alone are: $23 City Resident / $40 Non-City Resident.  Call 843-918-2280 or visit the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center Page for registration forms and more information.
 

Race details and dates:

Ages 7-10 will swim 100 yards, bicycle 5k and run 1k   

Ages 11-18 will swim 200 yards, bicycle 10k and run 2k

Registration Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 12                                                                                            

Bike Inspection by Beach Bike Shop: 4:30-7:00 p.m., Friday, August 8 (Racers Drop-In with bike)

Packet Pick-up and Course Orientation: 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Friday, August 15 at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

 

Summer Senior Dance Schedule

Base Recreation Center

Call 918-2380 for information

 

This popular activity continues this summer at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom.  Tickets are $7 per person and go on sale the week before the dance.  All dances are from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., and Rosalie will be the D.J.  Call the Base Recreation Center at 918-2380 for more information.  Here are the summer dance dates…

 

August 8

 

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 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Call 238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams

Through Sunday, September 21

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 14.  “A visionary in his efforts to preserve this country’s wild and scenic areas, both on film and on Earth,” Ansel Adams is widely recognized for his superb aesthetic sensitivity and technical skills and played a central role in the acceptance of photography as fine art.  “Classic Images” includes 72 photographs, all black-and-white that Adams personally printed for his daughter.  Landscapes dominate the group, complemented by some close-up nature works, portraits and architectural subjects.  A series of free docent tours will be offered throughout the summer.  Remaining dates are July 13, August 10, September 14 and Thursday, September 11.  Reservations are not required.  Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through 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 from the collection of Peggy Sanday, the exhibit opened last Sunday.  It 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 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through 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 open for the season! Stop by the market at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street. Fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables will be 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 for more information or to become a vendor.

 

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. 

 

Fireworks!  Throughout the Year (scheduled so far)

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

 

Thursday, July 24, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, July 25, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 29, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, July 30, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Friday, August 1, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Sunday, August 3, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, August 5, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, August 6, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Friday, August 8, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 12, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, August 13, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, August 14, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, August 15, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 19, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, August 20, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Tuesday, August 26, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the 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.  See the dates below….

 

Friday, October 3

Friday, October 31 (Halloween Party)

Friday, November 21

Friday, December 5 (Christmas Party)

   
         
             
 

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