Myrtle Beach on the Cheap with Julie Henry

March 18, 2014 

At last, spring has arrived! Time to celebrate with some free (or almost free) outdoor activities.

There’s actually a little something going on for everyone over the next few weeks. Here’s what’s happening:

March 22

• Sandune Archery Club at 7485 Butler Road is holding an Archery for Kids Day for kids ages 9-19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (you must register by 1:30 p.m.). Registration is $5. Kids will learn to shoot a Genesis compound bow, be able to participate in a line shoot from 10 meters, and get to participate in a 10 target 3D shoot.

• From noon to 5 p.m., La Belle Amie Vineyard at 1120 St. Joseph Road in Little River is hosting a Spring Swing Big Band Fest. Admission is $8, but if you bring three canned goods to be donated to local food banks, they’ll give you a $3 discount. The festival includes live music, wine tasting, a gift shop, food and drink vendors, and a vineyard tour.

March 27

• St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church is holding an Antique Show & Sale that begins today and runs through Friday. Admission is free. The show will feature crystal and doll repair, jewelry, sterling silver, furniture, cut glass, pottery, art, and more. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

• The Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre will be performing “Cinderella” at the Beach Church Auditorium beginning today and running through Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children and seniors. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Go to http://www.cybt.org/ for tickets.

March 29-30

• On Saturday, Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson is holding its annual Biker Bluegrass Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. This event includes live music, food and prizes.

• Kids ages 5-10 can learn all about “Easter Egg Decorating” at a free Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma at The Market Common. The class is at 9 a.m. on Saturday. RSVP is requested 238-2029.

• The Seacoast Artists Guild will be holding an Arts & Crafts festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in Valor Park. Admission is free. Artists will be displaying and selling original works of art, including pottery, jewelry, photography, paintings, wood carvings, fused glass, wreaths and more.

JULIE HENRY is a freelance writer, editor and project manager. She owns and operates Myrtle Beach on the Cheap. http://www.myrtlebeachonthecheap.com/

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