Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Oct. 19

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‘Sippin’ by the Sea’

Hadassah Carolina Mizrah presents “Sippin by the Sea ... An Artfully Tasteful Afternoon,” benefiting its charities and celebrating the Sigmund Abeles and Jonathan Green art exhibits continuing until late December. Reservations at 399-3106.

Details | 2-4 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for $18; museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for free; and more information at 238-2510 or

Fall fest in Socastee

The Friends of Socastee Library’s Fall Festival includes a performance at 4 p.m. by Sarah Dippity, children’s comedienne and magician, along with games, face painting, candy and a costume parade. Details at 215-4700, or email

Details | 4-6 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Socastee branch, 141 707-Connector Road, off S.C. 707, for free.

Fair opens at Jensen’s

The Jensen’s Community annual Arts & Crafts Fair opens for two days through Saturday. Details at 651-1334.

Details | 6-8 p.m. (and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday) at Jensen’s Retirement Community Magnolia Clubhouse, on Moonshadow Lane in Garden City Beach, accessible from U.S. 17 Business, across from Kroger, or Victory Lane off Garden City Connector, off U.S. 17 Bypass, for free.

Gaither Fest opens

The seventh annual Gaither Fest opens for two days through Saturday. The slew of acts include the Gaither Vocal Band (Michael English, Bill Gaither, Wes Hampton, Mark Lowry and David Phelps), Buddy Greene, The Isaacs and The Martins. Details at 800-406-4224 or

Details | 7 p.m. (and on Saturday with concert and guest speaker at 10 a.m. and closing concert 6 p.m.) at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $100 ages 13 and older, otherwise $35, covering both days.

American Boychoir sings

The Trinity Concert Series presents the American Boychoir from Princeton, N.J., in concert, as students in grades 4-8 do a variety of classical and contemporary works, including music by Moses Hogan, George Gershwin and John Philip Sousa. Details at 448-8426 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, for free.

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