SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 04.23-04.24
Myrtle Beach Coin Show helps Meals on Wheels
Numismatists take note: Change will be given plenty of TLC as collectibles this weekend at the springtime Myrtle Beach Coin Show, by Myrtle Beach Coin Exchange of Socastee.
This benefit for Meals on Wheels of Horry County is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach – across from the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.
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Coin dealers from several states are lined up, for buying, selling and trading coins, bullion, tokens, script and other items.
Admission and parking are free, as are appraisals, hourly door prizes, and giveaways for youngsters interested in coin collecting, at their own information table. Details at 843-293-9000. Also, the fall coin show is booked for Nov. 5-6.
For information on Meals on Wheels, which delivers food to homebound individuals and welcomes volunteers to join the cause: 843-340-5982, 843-457-8756 or www.mowhc.org).
Also, the Myrtle Beach Coin Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on first and third Tuesdays monthly at Moose Lodge 1959, 479 Burcale Road, in Forestbrook community, west of Myrtle Beach, south from U.S. 501. Details at 856-796-0365.
FRIDAY, MONDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 04.22, 04.25, 04.28
‘ArtFields,’ guild college art exhibits open
▪ The fourth annual ArtFields opens Friday in various spots across Lake City, going through April 30. This large, juried art fair, with 400 works of art by residents from across the Southeast, includes pieces by 28 Grand Strand-area artists:
Sandra Anderson, Jim Arendt, Ashley Arakas, Brant Barrett, Steven Bleicher, Austin Bond, Neva Campbell, Tim Carroll, Charles Clary, David Clement, Yvette Cummings, Lorraine Dauphin, Thomas Davis, Claudia Dominguez, Karen Edgar, Ivo Kerssemakers, Treelee MacAnn, William H. Miller, Kay Lybrand, Cheryl Green Munn, Frank Jackson Munn, Paul Olsen, Kate Osmond, Alex Powers, Jeffrey Schnaus, Michael Craig Smith, Cat Taylor and Michael Woodle.
Lake City is in southern Florence County, on U.S. 52, accessed from U.S. 378, about 45 miles west from Conway and about 20 miles north of Kingstree. Details at 843-374-0180 or www.artfieldssc.org.
▪ “Portfolios II,” with works by graduating seniors with degrees in studio art and graphic design, Monday-May 6 in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, at Coastal Carolina University Edwards College building, accessed from U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in Conway, with closing reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 6. Gallery open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Free. 843-349-6454 (call to arrange up-close parking for anyone with a disability or mobility matter) or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.
▪ Opening and awards reception for the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild 19th annual Juried Art Exhibition, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 28 – including presentation by Arendt, judge, at 6:15 p.m. – going through May 26 at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B,. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, which is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 843-238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org. (Also, guild will have its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at museum, this time with CCU visual arts students – Ashley Arakas, Rebecca Jolly, and Haley Smith –as special presenters. Details at www.wacg.org.)
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MIDWEEK | 04.22-04.24, 04.27, 04.28
‘Oz’ plays, Chorale finale, youth orchestra on tap
▪ Theatre of the Republic’s “The Boy From Oz,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through May 1, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway. $23. 843-488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
▪ “The Wizard of Oz,” by Palmetto Academy of Learning and Success charter school of Myrtle Beach, 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at South Strand Assembly of God, 3507 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. $3 adults, $1 children. 843-293-1725 or www.palmettoacademy.com.
▪ Carolina Master Chorale season closer, “American Heroes,” 4 p.m. Saturday at Ocean View Baptist Church, 7300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, and 4 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. $20 adults, $15 veterans and seniors, $5 students through age 22, and free ages 12 and younger. 843-444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.
▪ The Kingston Trio, 7 p.m. Saturday at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $29.95, $34.95 or $39.95. 843-272-1111 or www.alabama-theatre.com.
▪ Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra’s spring concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Coastal Carolina University Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $10 adults, $5 students. 843-448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com.
▪ “Legally Blonde,” 7 p.m. April 28-30 and 2 p.m. April 30-May 1, at St. James High School, 10800 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet, at Salem Road in Burgess community. $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students. 843-650-5600 or www.sjhsdrama.com.
SATURDAY-MONDAY | 04.23-04.25
Bevy of benefits include ‘Tastes at Pawleys,’ ‘Trio Dinner’
▪ Seventh annual Loris Spring Festival & Outdoor Expo, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, downtown. Free. 843-756-6030 or lorischambersc.com.
▪ “The Fast and the Furriest” 5K Run/Walk – with pets and strollers welcome – for Saint Frances Animal Center in Georgetown, 9 a.m. Saturday from Georgetown’s East Bay Park, on east end of Front Street. Advance at www.active.com: $30 individual ages 13 and older, teams at $25 person, and $20 ages 12 and younger; or $45 race day. 843-458-6487 or www.sfanimals.org.
▪ The Wellness Council for South Carolina’s Earth Day Music Fest and 5K, Saturday, with race at 8 a.m. ($25 entry, at runsignup.com) and expo 8-11 a.m., at Barefoot Resort and Marina, and music by Bullfrog on The Deck at House of Blues, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17, in North Myrtle Beach, 7-11 p.m. 843-995-3199 or wellnesscouncilcsc.org.
“Clean Up Our Local Waterways” kickoff volunteer event, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Conway Marina, on Elm Street. 843-349-4007 or www.winyahrivers.org.
▪ Southeastern Modelers Flying Club’s fly-in, for Pretty in Pink Foundation (for breast cancer awareness) of Raleigh, 9 a.m. Saturday at its field, 548 Narrow End Road, Tabor City, N.C. Free to see; $20 landing fee . 843-293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.
▪ Ninth annual “Taste of the Coast” for Risen Christ Lutheran School in North Myrtle Beach (www.tocnmb.com), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for $3 adults $5 at door, and free ages 12 and younger, and food and activity tickets $1 each. Also, bring canned food donations for North Strand Helping Hand. 843-272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
▪ Spring Wine Tasting, benefiting International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Croissants Bistro and Bakery, 3751 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, at 38th Avenue North. $20. 843-448-2253 or www.croissants.net.
▪ Fourth annual “Special Olympics Night,” 5:30 p.m. Saturday for Myrtle Beach Pelicans game against Carolina Mudcats, 7:05 p.m. at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Buy tickets for $11 by gate 1 (which opens at 3:30 p.m. for these patrons), and $5 goes toward Special Olympics South Carolina. 843-215-5384, or email email@example.com. Also: www.milb.com/content/page.jsp?ymd=20150204&content_id=108361768&sid=t521&vkey=team3.
▪ Georgetown Rotary’s 10th annual Shag Festival, 7-11 p.m. Saturday on King Street in downtown Georgetown. $20 advance or $25 on site, including free lessons at 6 p.m. www.shagfestival.com.
▪ Fourth annual Strawberry and Wine Festival, for Old Bridge Preservation Society of Sunset Beach, N.C., noon-5 p.m. Sunday, with Mike’s Garage Band, at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Island Beach, N.C. $5. 910-579-9021 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.
▪ Eighth annual “Tastes at Pawleys,” for Father Pat’s Lunch Kitchen for needy, 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island. $4 advance/$5 at door for ages 13 and older, and free ages 12 and younger; and food tickets $1. 843-237-3428 or www.pbocchurch.com.
▪ “Trio Dinner,” for Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association’s scholarship funds directed at hospitality and culinary education, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Oak Street and 21st Avenue North. $25 student, $85 individual, or $160 couple. 843-626-9668, www.triodinner.org.
SATURDAY, SUNDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 04.23, 04.24, 04.28
Other special events include Ripcord battle remembrance
▪ “Remembering Firebase Ripcord, Vietnam 1970,” 10 a.m. Saturday at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive, including discussion by Chris Brady, author of “Remembering Firebase Ripcord,” with Ripcord battle survivors. 609-472-0970, www.ripcordassociation.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ “April Music Fest,” noon-5 p.m. Saturday – with music by The Mood Swings, and Tammy’s Tangent – at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. $8, and get $3 discount with donation of two canned/dry good items for food bank. 843-399-9463 or labelleamie.com.
▪ Serendipity Singers women’s concert – with Diana Scroggins’ finale as director – 3 p.m. Sunday – as part of host’s “Arts at the Church” monthly series – at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. Free. 843-650-0313, or email arts.at.the email@example.com. Reach Serendipity Singers at 843-357-2561.
▪ Organ recital with combined choirs of Trinity Church of Myrtle Beach and St. John’s Church of Savannah, 6 p.m. April 28, with evensong at 6:30 p.m. and “Favorite Southern Desserts” reception afterward, at Trinity Church, 3000 N Kings Highway. Free. 843-448-8426, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.