Salt Games begin
The second annual Native Sons Salt Games, benefiting the Surfrider Foundation Grand Strand Chapter (333-2034, 222-8288 or surfridergrandstrand.org), kick off for two full days through Sunday, include a pro-am surfing tournament and evening concerts both days, and on such activities Saturday as a children’s run for ages 5-12 at 11 a.m., bikini contest 3 p.m., and lifeguard games 6 p.m. Full schedule at www.thesaltgames.com. 448-0585.
Paddlefest benefits home
The Third annual “Family Fun Day & Paddlefest,” benefiting Tara Hall Home for Boys of Georgetown County, includes paddle launches at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for trips lasting 2-3 hours to or from Tara Hall, and for people not paddling, a festival ($10 admission) opens at 10 a.m., including live music by local groups, arts and crafts vendors, games, a children’s barrel race for ages 8-12, kayak race for ages 13-16, a pileau dinner, and door prizes. Details at 546-3000, 546-3666 or www.tarahall.org.
Some other special events
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