Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 16

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‘Mopars at the Beach’ rolls on

On this second last day of “Mopars at the Beach” (, enjoy:

• Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show, with Hot Rod Promotions, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Inlet Square, U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. $25 preregistered vehicle admission, Mopars only, (or $12 to display only), otherwise $25 and $15, respectively. Free for spectators.
• Concert party, 8 p.m. at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Free for participants. (Also here this night, Hells Bells, an AC/DC tribute band, 8:30 p.m., with separate admission – 272-3000 or

Other special events

Pick from a plethora of special events:

• Opening of National Sculpture Society 81st annual Awards Exhibition, through Nov. 2 at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or
• Second annual Dog Days of Summer Camp, for ages 6-20, in Georgetown County Olympics theme, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Cooper Center, Georgetown County Disabilities and Special Needs, 95 Academy Ave., Georgetown. Reservations at 283-3033 or email
• “Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series,” with David Stradinger, former city manager, 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Free. 918-1282 or
• Cruise-in with Myrtle Beach Car Club, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island. Free. 742-9802.
• “Back to School” Music Festival, noon at Andy Owings School of Music & Performing Arts Center, in Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Free. 839-1505 or
• Whole Lotta Shakin’ Fest, noon-6 p.m. La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School, including music till 5 p.m. by The Paul Grimshaw Band, and The Shamalama Trio. $8, or bring two canned/dry food items for food bank for $3 discount. 399-9463 or
• Awareness Day by Brunswick County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, 1-3 p.m. in field in front of county Emergency Services Center, 3325 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia, N.C. 910-253-2577.
• “Sassy Soul Revival” program, with music and drum circle led by Georgia” Kyle Shiver (, 3-5 p.m., for a free-will offering, and community pot luck, 5:30-6:30 p.m., with everyone encouraged to bring drums, at Unity Christ Church of Myrtle Beach, 1270 Surfside Industrial Park Drive, just north of Surfside Beach and west of U.S. 17 Business. 238-8516 or
• Rivertown Bluegrass Society concert with Cabin Creek, at 5 and 7:20 p.m., and Southern Junction 7 and 8:20 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $12 ages 12 and older, otherwise free. 457-2854 or
• “Conway SuperStar Competition,” with 18 singers spanning three groups, 7 p.m. (rain date: Aug. 23) in Conway’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street, along Waccamaw River. Free. 488-1950 or
• “Hot Summer Nights” concert by Cranford Hollow, 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park. Free.

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

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