Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 19

December 18, 2013 

Home stretch for events

Four Christmas events begin their final weekend:

• “Nights of a Thousand Candles,” 3-10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, for $16 ages 13 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger. Entertainment includes Bill Oberst’s solo rendition of “A Christmas Carol.” Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

• “Rivertown Christmas Celebration,” 6-8 p.m. in downtown Conway, including Conway Canine Christmas Costume Contest, 7-8 p.m. on Third Avenue ($10 entry); and carriage rides from Fourth Avenue and Laurel Street. Free. 248-6260 or

• “A Christmas Carol” play by Atlantic Stage, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 79th Avenue Theatre, in Coastal Carolina University’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass, for $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” play 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Stage Left Theatre Company, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. $15 advance or $18 at door. 232-0339.

Party for Sav-R-Cats

A Holiday Party will benefit the sanctuary fund of Sav-R-Cats, based near Surfside Beach – 222-8057 or Details at 685-1023 or 267-1780.

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Soho 544 restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway (347-7600, for $10.

See ‘biPolar Express’

Carolina Improv Company’s “biPolar Express,” for adults, continues for two more Thursdays, through Dec. 26. Details at 272-4242 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, for $14.

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

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