Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 16

04/15/2014 5:00 PM

04/09/2014 1:09 PM

Novice Art Show opens

The Seacoast Artists Guild opens its Novice Art Show and a “Great Expectations” exhibit by six Coastal Carolina University female students taught by Cat Taylor, for five days through Sunday Details at 232-7009 or

Details | noon-8 p.m. daily through Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday, with awards ceremony and reception at 6 p.m. Saturday, at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common.

Circus shows conclude

Cole Bros. “Circus of the Stars” has two more shows. Details at 800-796-5672 or

Details | 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. in parking lot on east side of Oak Street, across from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, near 21st Avenue North; online advance general admission for ages 13 and older: $16, reserved $20 and VIP $23 – free general admission tickets for ages 2-12, two per paid adult ticket (also applicable for upgrade toward child’s reserved seat for $4 and VIP for $7); and free admission ages 1 and younger. At the gate, adult rates are $21 general, $25 reserved and $28 VIP.

Join egg hunt in park

Children ages 5-12 are invited to an “Eggs in the Park” Easter egg hunt. Details at 545-3275.

Details | 6 p.m. at Georgetown County Parks and Recreation’s rec center in Choppee community, on Choppee Road, for free.

Guitar studio performs

The Coastal Carolina University Guitar Studio will give a recital. Details at 349-2787 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Edwards Recital Hall, on main campus, accessed from U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in Conway. $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:

• Paul Hooper, (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
• Mike Merryfield (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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