Run for Food benefit
Take part in the 10th annual Ocean Isle Bridge Run for Food in a half-marathon or 5K run/walk, to benefit the South Brunswick lnterchurch Council Food Pantry. Details at 910-575-3664, www.sbicnc.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details | 9 a.m. in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $50 or $35, respectively, with registration 7-8:30 a.m. at town hall, 3 W. Third St.
Sail, taste, bloom
• Grand Strand Boat & Sportsman Expo, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday) at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $7ages 12-64, $6 ages 65 and older, $5 ages 5-12, and free ages 4 and younger. Details at 336-233-0426 or www.grandstrandboatshow.com.
• “New Year Bonfire,” noon-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, including music 12:30-4:30 p.m. by Johnny Cobb. $3 ages 18-79, otherwise free; also, bring two canned/dry food items for relay to area food banks and free admission.
• Camellia Show, 1-5 p.m. (and on Sunday) in Tara Conference Center at Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, 14276 Ocean Highway, for free. 995-1256 or www.atlanticcoastcamelliasociety.org/gscs.html.
• Rivertown Wine-Around sampling, 3-6 p.m. across downtown Conway, for $20. 248-6260 or conwayalive.com.
Special talks on history
Enjoy a free discussion to look back, both for free, by
• Grand Strand Genealogy Club, 10:15 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue N., with presentation by Sylvia Hall Vuillemenot on the history of New England gravestones from 1700- 1900, with examples of gravestone rubbings. Details at 267-8157 or email@example.com.
• Ted Gragg, about the CSS Pee Dee, a Confederate gun boat that was prominent in the region, at Horry County Museum, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at 805 Main St., Conway, next to Horry County Memorial Library Conway branch. 915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.
Trio of plays on tap
Pick a play:
• “A Jersey Country Girl,” 3 and 7:30 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday) at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway, for $18. Details at 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
• Bill Oberst Jr., going solo in “Book of Genesis,” 4 and 7 p.m. in Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $15. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com, and www.billoberst.com.
• “Driving Miss Daisy” by Atlantic Stage, through Feb. 2: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, 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 and military; $17.50 students, including Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; and $10 side section seats.877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.
Rock bands graduate
Dino Capone’s School of Rock will have the graduation of four youth bands in a concert at: Before the Black List, Falling Headway, Velocity, and Collision Course. Details at 222-7155 or www.dinocaponesschoolofrock.com, and from host venue: Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
Details | 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for $10. (Also, stay for “Blues-A-Palooza” concert with Stairwell, at 9 p.m., for free.)
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