Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 11

January 10, 2014 

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 bbmcm@atmc.net.

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 adfitzgera@aol.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.)

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

Online.com/kicks.

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