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

January 7, 2014 

See Civil War museum

See scores of artifacts from a war 150 years ago, including weaponry, uniforms, period gowns and petticoats, books, newspapers, and belt buckles. Details at 293-4344 or www.mbisr.com.

Details | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at S.C. Civil War Museum, in Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., opposite Palmetto Pointe Drive, between Farrow Parkway and S.C. 544, south of Myrtle Beach, east of Socastee; $4 adults, $3 seniors/military, and $2 students.

Weekly ‘Wine Dancing’

Go “Wine Dancing,” led by Wanda and Jim York on Wednesdays this month – and on Jan. 12 – all starting with a beginner’s lesson. Details at 910-575-6575, 732-470-8612 or www.countrylinedancing.com; or the winery: 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

Details | 2:30-5 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $5.

Book sale at library

The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles at low prices. Details at 238-5869 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 4:30-6:15 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.

Elvis Contest at Dick’s

The annual Elvis Contest , with opening entertainment by Michael Sokolik Jr. and David Chaney, will include contestants Jeff “King Shazaam” Collins, Duane Farmer, George Hudson, Alex Mitchell, Ron Schackleford, and Rinaldo Wright, and any other performers who gather early at 6:30 p.m. Details from Sokolik at 222­2324, and venue at 272-7794 or www.dickslastresort.com/domains/myrtlebeach/.

Details | 7 p.m. at Dick’s Last Resort, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; no cover charge.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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