Pelicans charity event
As part of the first day for 2014 single-game tickets, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, will have a Little League exhibition game at 6 p.m., with free admission, then at about 7 p.m., fans can take batting practice on the field in exchange for a $10 donation to the Grand Strand Miracle Leagues (448-7712 or www.grandstrandmiracleleague.com). Details at 918-6000, 877-918-8499 or www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.
Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, has two special programs on tap. Garden admission, which lasts seven days, is $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org:
• “Priscilla’s Posse: A (Simulated) Press Conference about Gullah Heritage,” 1 p.m. Feb. 19 (and Feb. 26, and Wednesdays in March), with Ronald Daise, Brookgreen’s vice president for creative education, free with garden admission
• Cooking Demo, 4 p.m., with menu including an Asian salad, filet mignon, baked potato cake and sautéed vegetables, for $25 extra ($20 members) – also on Feb. 26, including “She Crab Soup,” Italian stuffed chicken breast, couscous and Grilled vegetables), for same extra price.
Laugh with comedians
Choose from two comedic slates, both at 8 p.m. through Saturday:
• Bob Nelson, with Cooter Douglas opening, (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $20 or $23. Details at 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.
• Josh Phillips (also 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $15. 839-2565 or
‘Opry,’ ‘Vibrations’ discount
Local discounts, covering residents of 12 proximate counties, including Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick, continue through March 4 for “The Carolina Opry” and “The Good Vibrations Show” respectively. Details at 913-8888, 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach