April 4, 2014

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 5

International Quidditch Association’s World Cup VII, gates open 7:30 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway. Weekend and day passes $27 and $19, respectively ages 13 and older, $15/$12 ages 2-12; VIP $155. iqaworldcup.com.

Multitude of ways to get out

• International Quidditch Association’s World Cup VII, gates open 7:30 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway. Weekend and day passes $27 and $19, respectively ages 13 and older, $15/$12 ages 2-12; VIP $155. iqaworldcup.com.
• Matt Harper Scholarship Walk for Coastal Network Cooperative Scholarship Endowment, from WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach – register at 8:30 a.m., walk at 9, and afterparty at 10. 444-3200, 800-386-4662 or www.broadwayatthebeach.com.
• Spring Garden Festival sale, benefiting Low Country Herb Society scholarship fund (www.lcherbsociety.info), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Inlet Culinary Garden, 5071 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 357-1194.
• “Fly-In,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Southeastern Modelers Flying Club, 548 Narrow End Road, Tabor City, N.C., in benefit for Pretty in Pink Foundation. 910-520-9452 or southeasternmodelers.com.
• “Park Palooza,” 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach State Park (open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.), on U.S. 17 Business. Most activities free with park admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15. 238-5325 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.
• “Art in the Park,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (and Sunday) in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, 14th Avenue North and Kings Highway. Free. 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.
• Spring book sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday) at Horry County Memorial Library’s Carolina Forest branch 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd. 915-5282 or www.hcml.org.
• “Adornments” jewelry exhibition and sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in The Rice Museum Prevost Gallery, 633 Front St., Georgetown. Free. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.
• “Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series,” with Edgerton Burroughs, 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Free. 918-1282 or www.chapinlibrary.org.
• Cruise-ins, by Myrtle Beach Car Club (742-9802), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Maggi D’s Fine Italian Cuisine, 407 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach, across from Coastal Grand mall; and Hot Rod Promotions (503-8245), 1-4 p.m. at Tee Box Tavern, 4620 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), Socastee – both free.
• “BBQ Battle at the Beach,” by S.C. Barbeque Association, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Beaver Bar, 3534 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, benefiting The Outreach Farm – $10 adults and $6 children. 404-886-8757.
• “Kids Day in The Park,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Franklin Square Park, at Howe and East West streets in Southport, N.C. Free. 910-457-5450.
•  “Paddle for the Pets Build Your Boat Race and Waterway Extravaganza,” benefiting Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, with daylong festival at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, at noon, including “Furry Fashion Show” at 1:30 p.m., boat race 3 p.m. and parade at 5 p.m. Free. 272-8349 or www.bflanding.com.
• Blues & Jazz Fest, with The King Bees, and Stallings & Stony, noon-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River. $8; also, bring two canned/dry food items for area food banks for $3 discount. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.
• Met Opera’s “La Boheme” live, 12:55 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach. $24 adults, $22 seniors/students and $16 children. 839-3225.
• Family Kingdom Amusement Park’s season opening day, 1 p.m., at 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free admission. Wristbands $26.95 plus tax (or $15.50 total for local residents with ID, sold only in the office under Swamp Fox roller coaster), and individual ride tickets $1.05 plus tax each, with 2-6 tickets per ride. 626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
• Ceremony and reception 6-8 p.m. for Spring Art Show & Sale (going through April 13) at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com.
• Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club’s “Polo & Pearls” community benefit, 7-11 p.m. at Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, with music by Too Much Sylvia, for $100. 997-8595 or www.myrtlebeachwomansclub.org.
•  Long Bay Symphony Pops’ “An Evening of Motown,” 7:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach High School, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North, for $40, $45 or $50, and $15 for students 22 and younger with valid ID. 448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com
• Statewide Star Party, 7:30-10 p.m. at Carolina Beach State Park, off U.S. 421, south of Wilmington, N.C. 910-798-4367 or www.capefearmuseum.com.

Trio of plays

• “Blood Wedding,” 7:30 p.m., in Coastal Carolina University’s Edwards Theatre, on Conway campus, for $15 general; $10 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, Osher Lifelong Institute members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children. 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
• “The Nerd” by Atlantic Stage, 7:30 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday) in CCU Myrtle Beach Education Center’s 79th Avenue Theatre, at U.S. 17 Bypass, for $27.50 general; $22.50 seniors (ages 55 and older)/educators/military; $17.50 students, including OLLI members; and $10 side section seats. 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.
• Brunswick Little Theatre Stagestruck Players’ “Dear Edwina Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. (and finale 3 p.m. Sunday)at Brunswick Center at Southport, 1513-1 N. Howe St., Southport, N.C.. $14 adults, $10 students with ID, and $5 ages 12 and younger. 910-471-7741 or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.

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