Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 17

04/16/2014 5:00 PM

04/10/2014 10:16 AM

Author talks Civil War

In the “Coffee with the Authors” series, meet Martha R. Brown of Winston-Salem, who will discuss her novel, “Holding Sweet Communion: Civil War Letters,” based on letters she found from great-grandfather, who left home to join the Confederate Army. Reservations required at 910-575-5999, or email More details at

Details | 10-11 a.m. at Sunset River Marketplace (open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays), 10283 Beach Drive S.W., Calabash, N.C., for free.

Egg hunts in evening

Choose from two free Easter egg hunts for youth, both free:

• Georgetown County Parks and Recreation’ “Eggs in the Park,” for children ages 5-12, 6 p.m. at Morse Park Landing, on south end of U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. Details at 545-3275.
• Conway Parks and Recreation’s “Twilight Hunt,” for age 11-13, at 7:45 p.m. at city’s Riverfront Park. 248-1740 or

Group jazzes up night

The Coastal Carolina University Jazz Ensemble will swing the evening away. Details at 349-2787 or

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

‘Whose Night’ by Improv

Catch the Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” adult show on Thursdays through April (“Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” family show on Fridays)Details at 272-4242 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. in Uptown Theater, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, for $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door.

Abstract art lecture

See “The Emergence of Modern Abstract Art,” a slide lecture by John Yothers, with room for 25 guests. Reservations 839-2727. More details at

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Art & Soul Gallery, An Artisan Gallery Inc., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in Rainbow Harbor plaza, for free.

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