Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 8

December 7, 2013 

Pee Dee Street Rodders ÒRun to the SunÓ


Pair of cruise-ins

Hot Rod Promotions has two cruise-ins, both with free admission. Details at 503-8245:

• 9-11 a.m. in benefit for Toys for Tots and community food banks, at Big Apple Bagels, 116 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach, near Piggly Wiggly. Also, bring a new, unwrapped toy or a nonperishable food item

• noon-3 p.m. at Cheesesteak U, 1867 S.C. 544, Unit D, Conway, near Sonic.

Many more celebrations

Various special events are on tap:

• Holiday Winter Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 477-5603.

“Advent Lessons and Carols,” 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach (448-8426), and 4 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, west of Surfside Beach (215-4500).

Holiday Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash. 910-575-5999 or

• Holiday Art Show, 1-7 p.m. at Ebb & Flow Art Co-op, 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 651-2386.

• “Come Messiah King” cantata, by Larry Elliott Memorial South Strand Community Choir, 2 and 5 p.m. at Surfside Presbyterian Church, 8732 U.S. 17 Bypass, west of Surfside Beach. $8. 450-7546.

• “The Nutcracker,” by Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, 4 p.m. at Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach. $20 ages 13-64, $15 ages 3-12.

• “Musical Classics for the Holiday Season,” by Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra, 4 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway). $20 adults, and $10 for ages 22 and younger (students with ID).

• “Christmas Cantata,” by North Myrtle Beach-area choirs, 4 and 7 p.m. at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, at Sixth Avenue South and Hillside Drive in North Myrtle Beach. Free with ticket; 281-2662.

• Candlelight Advent woodwind quarter concert, with members of Long Bay Symphony and its youth orchestra, 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Fifth Ave., Conway. 488-4251.

“Eddie Miles’ ‘An Elvis Christmas,’” 7 p.m. at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $22.95, $26.95 or $31.95. 272-1111.

Trio of matinee shows

Catch a matinee stage show, all at 3 p.m.:

• “Holiday on Main Street: My Favorite Things,” by Theatre of the Republic, at Main Street Theatre, 337 Main St., Conway. $21. 488-0821 or

• “A Christmas Carol,” by Atlantic Stage, at 79th Avenue Theatre, in Coastal Carolina University’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass. $27.50 general admission; $22.50 seniors (ages 55 and older)/educators/military; $17.50 students, including Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; and $10 side section seats. 877-287-8587 or

• “Sorry! Wrong Chimney,” at Stage Left Theatre Company, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, between Nevers and Lewis streets. $15 advance or $18 at door. 232-0339 or

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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