Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 4

January 3, 2014 

History series at library

The “Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series,” with guest speakers on the first and third Saturdays monthly, continues with Cecil and Barbara Patrick, owners of Patrick’s Mobile Home Park. Details at 918-1282 or www.chapinlibrary.org, or email itstaff1@scgovdirect.com.

Details | 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway, for free.

Pair of benefits

• Pancake breakfast, 8-10 a.m. at Fatz Cafe 2494 Church St., Conway (369-0591), for Darrell Miller Memorial Foundation, helping fund a scholarship for a senior in Aynor High’s class of 2014. Tickets $10. Details at 331-4958.

• “Patricia’s Hope” community benefit, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Highway 9 Bingo Plaza in Little River – for Patricia Efaw, a salon owner recovering from severe burns and wounds from a fire in October – including live entertainment, barbecue for $8 a plate, and a cut-a-thon for $10 for men, $15 women. 399-0171.

Last yule at Opry

“The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” concludes its run to cap off another yuletide season. Details at 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

Details | 7 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theater, on U.S. 17 Business at U.S. 17 Bypass on north tip of Myrtle Beach, for (plus tax) $37.16, $46.47 or $51.12 adults, $24.19 or $32.55 children or for students with ID.

‘Blues-A-Palooza’

“Blues-A-Palooza” continues with a different act weekly, next with Stevie Woodward. Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

Details | 9 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for free.

Visit Oaks Plantation

Visit Brookgreen Gardens’ “The Oaks Plantation History and Nature Trail,” accessible by minibus only, hourly noon-3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 7, to archaeological sites. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | at Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park, for $153, besides gardens admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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