Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 8

04/07/2014 5:00 PM

04/01/2014 2:09 PM

Taste ‘f.l.a.v.o.r.’ benefit

The fourth annual f.l.a.v.o.r. (fresh, local, appetizing, valuable, original restaurants) community tasting will benefiting Horry-Georgetown Technical College culinary students as they compete for scholarship money in a judged competition. Sample cuisine from more than 15 local participants. Details at 855-0527 or

Details | 4-7:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North; free admission, and food samples range from one to three tickets, with tickets $1.25-$2 each.

Feast on fundraisers

• Ben & Jerry’s annual Free Cone Day, noon-8 p.m. at all four stores – the Breakers Resort and both at Broadway at Beach, all in Myrtle Beach, and Tanger Outlets North, near U.S. 17 and S.C. 22 and Briarcliffe Acres. Donations welcome for Grand Strand Miracle Leagues (448-7712 or
• Dine on pancakes, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach, for $10, benefiting the sixth annual Dragon Boat at the Beach benefit, which is April 26 in the lake at Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park. 237-9372 or

Camera club convenes

The Coastal Carolina Camera Club convenes on the second Tuesday monthly, this time with a presentation for which guests bring their cameras and learn how to use them more creatively. Details at 910-287-6311 or

Details | 7 p.m. at Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main St., Shallotte, N.C.; guests welcome; memberships $25 individual or $35 couple.

Steel drums in show

Coastal Carolina University presents its World Music Ensemble in concert, with music from the Caribbean and South America. Details at 349-2787 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, for $5 general admission; $3 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College students, faculty and staff; and free for children.

Laugh with comedians

Choose from two comedic slates, both at 8 p.m. through Saturday, and $15 each:

• Alex Ortiz, who’s a former soldier, nurse and firefighter, (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. Details at 839-2565 or
• Nathan Macintosh, with Darryl Knight and Cooter Douglas opening, (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $15. 449-4242 or

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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