FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 03.21-03.23
Various celebrations cued up
Pick a special arts and cultrural event or salute:www.nmbcommunityband.com firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY | 03.22
Miracle Leagues batter up
Major League Baseball – and minor league teams including the Myrtle Beach Pelicans – will soon crack the bat for a new season, and the Grand Strand Miracle Leagues team will call out “Play ball!” at 10 a.m. March 22 for the “Miracle League Celebrity Challenge.”
Opening ceremonies and a “Just for Fun” game will be at 10 a.m., then the celebrity challenge – the Miracle League Mariners vs. celebrity guests – is at 11 a.m., at James C. Benton Miracle League Field, on 33rd Avenue North behind Myrtle Beach’s Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 N. Oak St.
This league, getting people with disabilities on the diamond, uses a specialized field customized for wheelchairs and walkers, and volunteers helping the players so that everyone involved truly wins.
Other games this season are 10 and 11 a.m. April 5 and 26, and May 3; 6 p.m. April 11 and May 9; and 10 a.m. May 17. To register a player or help, call 448-7712. More details at www.grandstrandmiracleleague.com.
SATURDAY-MONDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 03.22-03.24, 03.27
Drumline among CCU concerts
Coastal Carolina University, on its main campus in Conway, has a slew of arts events in the next week, starting with a marching band extravaganza with groups from several colleges:
Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
OPENING SUNDAY, MONDAY | 03.23, 03.24
Two art shows by high schoolers
Check out two exhibits highlighting local high school students’ art, both for free:www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org www.franklinsquaregallery.com
OPENS NEXT THURSDAY | 03.27
Ballet presents ‘Cinderella’
The Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, fresh off its annual production of “The Nutcracker” in December, will point in a princess’ direction next week with “Cinderella,” dancing to music by the late Sergei Prokofiev.
Show times are 7 p.m. March 27-28 and 4 p.m. March 29-30, in the auditorium at Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach. Advance tickets are, by March 22, $15 ages 13-64, $10 ages 3-12 and 65 and older, otherwise $20 and $15, respectively.
The ballet company is part of Coastal Dance Centre, with studios in Murrells Inlet, and at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Details at 839-5678, 651-2006 or www.cybt.org, or email email@example.com.