Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 18

May 17, 2014 

The crowd moves beneath the oak trees at the Pilot House in the Little River Blue Crab Festival.

FILE PHOTO BY JANET BLACKMON MORGAN — jblackmon@thesunnews.com Buy Photo

Blue Crab fest concludes

The 33rd annual “World Famous Blue Crab Festival” hits it final day, which includes concerts by Craig Woolard and The Embers noon-3 p.m., and Jim Quick & Coastline 3-6 p.m. Details at 249-6604.

Details | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Waterfront Drive in Little River, for $3 advance or $5 at gate, and free pass for ages 12 and younger (limit four children per paying adult) available at www.bluecrabfestival.org.

‘X-Con’ in final day

The “X-Con World VII” comic book convention reaches its third and final day. Details at 839-4840 or www.xconworld.info.

Details | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. $25 at door ages 13 and older, otherwise free.

Cruise-in at VFW

Join Hot Rod Promotions for a cruise-in for all cars, benefiting area veterans’ causes. Details at 503-8245, or the host site at 651-6900.

Details | 1-4 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4559 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, for free.

‘Oz’ play at high school

See a student production of “The Wizard of Oz” going through May 25. Details at www.mbhsperformingarts.com.

Details | 3 and 7:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach High School, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North, for $12.

Salty Dog at celebration

Join the Friends of the North Myrtle Beach Library for “Celebration 2014” and the Salty Dog duo performing music inspired by Irish folk tunes. Details at 915-5281 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 2 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library North Myrtle Beach branch, 910 First Ave. S., for free.

Go ‘for Baroque’ concert

The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra will wrap up its season with a finale of “Going for Baroque.” Details at 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.

Details | 4 p.m. in Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown). $20 adults (and 50 percent discount for military), $10 students younger than 22 with ID.

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