Cheering, singing at CCU
Coastal Carolina University in Conway has two special events:
• Chanticleers cheerleading team clinic for children ages 5-13, 9-11:30 a.m. in Williams-Brice Gymnasium, for $40, including participants helping cheer at women’s basketball game at 4 p.m. Details at www.goccusports.com/sports/c-cheer/spec-rel/012813aab.html.
• Grand Strand Choir Challenge, at 6 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium, with church and school choirs and praise groups from across Horry County, as well as high school glee clubs. Tickets for ages 11 and older $8 advance, $10 at door, and $5 ages 10 and younger. 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Vehicles take spotlight
Wheels will roll at these two events, for which admission is free:
• President’s Day Weekend Celebration and Mini RV Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (and on Sunday) at Apache Family Campground & Pier, 9700 Kings Road, at Lake Arrowhead Road, just north of Myrtle Beach. Call 449-7323.
• Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Midas Auto Center, 3354 Waccamaw Blvd., off U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach and next to Bob Evans. Details at 215-3849 or 742-9802.
‘Oscar Marathon’ at mall
The “2013 Oscar Marathon” continues with a block of movies nominated for best picture, all rated PG-13: “Beast of the Southern Wild” at noon, “Amour” 1:55 p.m., “Life of Pi” 4:15, “Les Miserables” 6:35 and “Lincoln” 9:30. Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.
Details | at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, for $30 for the block.
Pick a festival or special event:
• 12th annual KidzTime Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., including a visit from Marvel Comics’ Iron Man 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Broadway at the Beach, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, with fireworks at 8 p.m.; free. 444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadwayatthebeach.com.
• Larry Ketron Film Festival continues with “The Retrievers” (2001) at 2:30 p.m. and “The Only Thrill” (1998) 7 p.m. (which also replays at 2 p.m. Sunday) at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown; $5 Strand Cinema members, otherwise $7 ages 12 and older, and $3 ages 12 and younger. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.
• South by Southeast Music Feast, benefiting local school music programs, with Josh Roberts and The Hinges, with dinner 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30, at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St. $20 members, otherwise $25, and $15 students younger than 21, which includes a pot-luck dinner and beverages. Email reservations to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. More details at 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Some more Valentine’s events happening:
• “Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures,” 5-9 p.m. at The Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, benefiting SC-CARES of Georgetown County, for $30 individual or $50 couple. Details at 546-7893 or visiting www.sc-cares.org.
• Grand Strand Beach Ballroom Dancers, social dance 7-10 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, for $7. 903-3765.
• Two sister entities in Brunswick County: Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C., “Venus & Mars: Love & War,” a summary of myths and facts about Earth’s neighboring planets, after each Sky Theater show – “Astronaut” at 1 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 2 p.m., “Zula Patrol: Under The Weather” (especially geared to young children) 3 p.m., and “Tales of the Maya Skies” 4 p.m.; and the Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., 11 a.m., “Coastal Connections: Animals That Mate for Life.” The museum’s open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Each planetarium show and museum admission is $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4. Reach museum at 910-579-1016, planetarium at 910-575-0033, or visit www.museumplanetarium.org.
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