Bluegrass fest finale
The 43rd annual S.C. State Bluegrass Festival marks its final day, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North. Details at 706-864-7203 or www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com/South-Carolina-State-Bluegrass-Festival.html.
Details | Big Country Bluegrass 11 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Appalachian Express 11:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., Darin and Brooke Aldridge 12:30 and 9 p.m., The Little Roy and Lizzy Show 1:15 and 6:45, Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top Express – 2 and 9:45, and Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys 7:30, for one show only; $35 general and $40 reserved ages 16 and older, $20/$25 daily ages 7-15, and parking $3 daily.
‘ElfWORKS’ helps museum
“ElfWORKS,” benefiting Children’s Museum of South Carolina, has opened for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 23, geared to families with children ages 8 and younger. Details at 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.
Details | The Market Common, 3073 Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, between the Sunglass Hut and Fossil stores; $5 donation ages 2 and older (or $3 museum members), and free ages 1 and younger.
‘Holidays on Boardwalk’
“Holidays on the Boardwalk” kick off for five Saturdays through Dec. 29 on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, all for free. Details at 704-604-7868 or www.boardwalkchristmas.com.
Details | Santa arrives 2 p.m. on Harley-Davidson by Ninth Avenue North; on stage: Silver Lining Dance Academy 3-4 p.m., “Carolina Vocals” by Miss Kathleen’s Voice Studio 4-5 p.m., “A Blue Christmas with Elvis” by David Chaney 5-7 p.m. and Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra Brass Quintet 7:30; and ; “Lighting of the Boardwalk” ceremony 7 p.m. near Plyler Park.
‘Christmas Regatta’ sails
For the 28th annual “Intracoastal Christmas Regatta,” everyone is asked to bring unwrapped toys for Yachts for Tots and donations of cat litter and pet food to help Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, Details at 249-8888 or www.christmasregatta.com.
Details | 5-7 p.m. on Intracoastal Waterway from Little River south to 13th Ave North in North Myrtle Beach; free to watch.
Comedy, Wonderettes play
Two local entertainment groups have shows on tap:
• “The Marvelous Wonderettes’ Holiday Prom,” 7 p.m., with dinner at 6, at The Grand Theatre, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach; ages 13 and older: $29.95 show only, $41.95 dinner and show; and ages 3-12: $14.95 and $19.95, respectively. Details at 808-9188 or www.thegrandtheatre.us.
• Carolina Improv Company, “Whose Holiday Is It Anyway?” 8 p.m. at Uptown Theater, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; for $14 ages 12 and older, $12 ages 4-11. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com
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