Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on March 12

03/11/2014 5:00 PM

03/05/2014 12:38 PM

Spillane exhibit opens

“I, the Writer: A Collection of Mickey Spillane Memorabilia,” opens, going through April 20, and with special related events on four successive Wednesdays, starting on this day with “My Life with Mickey,” lecture and book signing with Jane Spillane, his widow. (Free, but reservations required at 238-2510.)

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, across from Midway Par 3 and Springmaid Beach Resort, for free.

DAR chapter meets

The next Brunswick Town Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution meeting will include guests Peggy Troxell, DAR state regent, as well as Eric Kozen, curator of Oakdale Cemetery, speaking on the history of that Wilmington site. Details at, or email or

Details | 10 a.m. at Reserve Golf Club at St. James Plantation in Southport, N.C.

Teen tour band plays

The Burlington Teen Tour Band ( will give a community concert for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s 53rd annual Canadian American Days festival. Details at 626-7444, 800-356-3016 or

Details | noon at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres (272-4040 or, for free.

Learn to ID birds

Wednesdays in March, in “Backyard Bird ID, for ages 8 and older, visit an outdoor feeding station to observe and learn about common local birds. Details at 238-0874 or

Details | 2-2:30 p.m. (park open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Ocean Boulevard/Farrow Parkway; free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, and $3 ages 6-15.

Sale booked at library

The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles. Details at 238-5869 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or

Details | 4:30-6:15 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.

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