Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on March 15

March 14, 2014 

MATT SILFER

Celebrate St. Pat’s Day

• “Chase the Leprechaun Run & Walk,” 8:15 a.m. at Georgetown Health System’s HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness, 12965 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach. $35 for 5K run or 5K walk, and free for “Chase the Leprechaun” Fitness Run & Walk. Sign up at 7 a.m. 237-2205 or www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org.

• North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 9 a.m., and Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., on Main Street. Free. 280-5605 or www.stpatsnmb.com.

• “St. Pat’s Music & Bonfire,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River. $3, or free with donation of two canned/dry good items for area food banks. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

• “Green Out,” wear green and save $1 on any activity, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. at Fun Warehouse, 2349 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), near Surfside Beach, east of U.S. 17 Bypass. 748-0302 or www.funwarehousemb.com.

• “Irish Fest,” 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, off Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. Free. 839-3500, www.marketcommonmb.com and www.myrtlebeachbeerfest.com.

• Downtown Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, noon-midnight on Ocean Boulevard between Eighth and 11th avenues North, including Elise Testone concert at 9:30 p.m. Free. 421-9848 or www.mbdowntownstpats.com.

• “St. Patty’s Day Musical Improv,” by Carolina Improv Company, 7:30 p.m. at Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. $12.75 advance online or $14 at door. 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.

Surplus of special events

• Pancake breakfast, benefiting Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina’s “Hero Boxes” going to deployed service personnel, 8-10 a.m. at Fatz Cafe, 2494 Church St. (U.S. 501), Conway. $7 ages 3 and older, otherwise free. 650-6439 or www.bluestarmothersofcoastalcarolina.com.

• White elephant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (and noon-2 p.m. Sunday) at Jensen’s Retirement Community clubhouse, in Garden City Beach, accessible from U.S. 17 Business, across from Kroger, or Victory Lane off Garden City Connector, off U.S. 17 Bypass. Free. 651-1334.

• A Way to Play dog agility club competition, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (also on Sunday), at A Dog’s Way Inn, 761 Pendergrass Ave., Murrells Inlet, west off U.S. 17, behind T-Bones Steak House. Free to watch. 357-4545.

• “Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series,” with Buz Martin, 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Free. 918-1282 or www.chapinlibrary.org.

• Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Aroma’s (Pizza, Pasta & Subs), 10799 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet 742-9802.

• At Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown: “1861 Days,” with U.S. Army 1860, 3rd U.S. Infantry Civil War Re-enactors in hourlong presentations, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. for $10 ages 12 and older, otherwise free. 546-4623 ort www.hobcawbarony.org. Also: “Hobnob at Hobcaw” benefit for Waccamaw Riverkeeper, 4 p.m., for $25 Riverkeeper members, otherwise $30. 349-4007 or www.winyahrivers.org.

• “South Strand Wildlife and History Day,” noon-5 p.m. at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15. 238-5325, 247-4440 or www.southcarolinaparks.com.

• Rivertown Bluegrass Society concert, at 5 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, with The Morris Brothers (5 and 7:20 p.m.) and Subject To Change Band (6 and 8:20 p.m.). $10 members, otherwise $12 ages 12 and older, and free ages 12 and younger. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

• American Red Cross Cape Fear Chapter Gala & Auction, 6 p.m.-midnight at University of North Carolina-Wilmington Burney Center. $150. 910-343-5833.

• Monthly social dance, for all ages, by Grand Strand Beach Social Dancers, in “Phantom of the Opera” theme, with music by Harlequin, 7 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $7. 903-3765.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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