Everyone invited to see Special Olympics
The public is welcome to watch, and cheer at, the Special Olympics Area 9 annual Spring Games. Details at 843-283-8421.
Details: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Georgetown High School, 2500 Anthuan Maybank Drive, west of North Fraser Street (U.S. 701). Free.
Horry County Fair opens 10-day run
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The Horry County Fair starts 10 days with a “Grand Opening Day” deal of free admission for students 17 and younger until 5 p.m., and wristbands for unlimited rides for $25. Also, with extra ticket: Trace Adkins concert, 7:30 p.m. for $25 or $45. Details at 843-236-0500 or www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com/hcfair/.
Details: Noon-11 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, off U.S. 501, about three miles north of Myrtle Beach, and just past S.C. 31. Daily admission (not including rides): $5 ages 5-64; $3 ages 65 and older, and anyone with military ID; and free ages 4 and younger.
Adults invited to free movies at two sites
▪ “Legend,” starring Tom Hardy and Taron Egerton, and rated R, 1:30 p.m., for adults, in Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Details at 843-918-1281 or www.chapinlibrary.org.
▪ “Pawn Sacrifice,” starring Tobey Maguire and Peter Sarsgaard, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m., at Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. 843-918-2380.
Amanda Miele to play Silver Coast Winery
Amanda Miele, a finalist competing to be the opening act June 12 for Florida Georgia Line and Cole Swindell at the Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach, will give a free concert. Details at 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.
Details: 4-7 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.
Carolina Improv shifts shows by night
The Carolina Improv Company has a busy weekend of shows, both 7:30 p.m. Details at 843-272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com:
▪ “Whose Beach Is It Anyway,” family friendly, Friday, for $15 ages 12 and older, and $13 ages 4-11.
▪ “Hell On Heels,” with Gina Trimarco and Petra Sander, for adults, Saturday, for $13.75 advance online, or $15 at door.
Details: At Uptown Theater, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres.
Stage Left welcomes Bento Rakugo
The Bento Rakugo troupe will peform. Details at 843-232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.
Details: 8 p.m. at Stage Left Theatre Company, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets, next to Coastal Dance Centre. $8 at door, cash only.
Family Kingdom open for weekend
Family Kingdom Amusement Park is open this weekend at 6 p.m. Friday, and 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, weather permitting. Details at 843-626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
Details: At 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach admission is free, and wristbands for all ages – which do not include go-carts and zip lines – are $27.35 plus tax (or $15.75 total for local residents with ID, sold only in the office under Swamp Fox roller coaster), and individual ride tickets cost $1.15 plus tax each, with 2-5 tickets needed per ride.