Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 23

February 22, 2014 

Appraisals help cause

The Philanthropic Educational Organization Southport Chapter will have an Antique Appraisal Fair, with 11 certified appraisers, in a benefit to help fund college scholarships, educational loans, and financial assistance for women to further their education. Guests are welcome to bring in three hand-carried items. Details at 910-854-0106 or 910-278-7584, and www.peointernational.org.

Details | 1-4 p.m. in Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St., Southport, N.C.; free admission, and appraisals $7 for one item, or three for $20.

Other outings plentiful

• “Tree Party Weekend” free seedling giveaway, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (postponed from last weekend) at Murrells Inlet Seafood, 4886 U.S. 17 Business. Chicken bog and clam chowder $5 a cup. Details at 457-8126 or lowcountrytrees.org.

• Easy Escape: Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club (ac4rc.org) ham radio party, noon-10 p.m. at Battleship North Carolina, at U.S. Routes 17, 74, 76 and 421 in Wilmington, N.C. Admission $12 ages 12 and older; $10 ages 65 and older, and active duty or retired military with ID; $6 ages 6-11; and free ages 5 and younger. 910-251-5797 or www.battleshipnc.com, and ac4rc.org.

• Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association’s Home Show final day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $5 ages 16 and older and free for ages 15 and younger. www.mbhomeshow.com.

• Hot Rod Promotions cruise-in, noon-3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. Bypass, near Dollar General. Free. 503-8245.

• Second annual Mardi Gras Adoption benefit for Friends of Horry County Animal Care Center (which is based at 1923 Industrial Park Road, Conway), 1-4 p.m. at X Gym Sports Mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass, just west of Myrtle Beach. 733-2819 or www.friendsofhcacc.org.

• “Superhero Sunday,” 2-5 p.m., also honoring local personnel such as police and fire/rescue crews, at Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street. $20 ($15 members). (Museum open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, for $8 ages 2 and older, otherwise free.) 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

• South by Southwest Music Feast spring music instrument drive and fundraiser, 2-6 p.m. at Dead Dog Saloon, 4079 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, with Sweet Nell & the Feast entertaining. 251-6402 or www.southbysoutheast.org.

• Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park,” matinee, 3 p.m. at Stage Left Theatre Company, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets. $15 advance, $18 at door. 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

• Third annual “Collector’s Event” benefit art auction of 100 works, benefiting Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum of Myrtle Beach (238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org), 4-7 p.m. at Collectors Cafe and Gallery, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, for $100 for two people.

• “How Can I Keep from Singing?” hymn festival, with choirs from First and Trinity United Methodist churches of Conway, at 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Fifth Ave., Conway. Free. 488-4251.

• Eddie Miles’ “A Salute to Elvis,” 7 p.m. at Alabama Theatre, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $22.95, $26.95 or $31.95. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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