Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 12

01/11/2013 5:00 PM

01/10/2013 11:41 AM

Take ‘Polar Plunge’

The annual Polar Plunge will hit the Atlantic Ocean for Special Olympics South Carolina, including a “Plunge Party,” with food, music, silent auction, games and raffles, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sign up on site by 2 p.m. or at

Details | 2 p.m. at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for minimum $50 donation; free to watch.

Roast benefits refuge

The Sewee Association, a friends group whose work benefits parks such as the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge in northern Georgetown County and southern Horry County, will have its eighth annual Music and Oysters for Wildlife benefit roast. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for a concert by many performers, too. Details at 697-7535 or

Details | 2-6 p.m. at Sewee Outpost, 4853 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw, about 35 miles south of Georgetown;

Oberst in ‘Weird Tales’

See Bill Oberst Jr., a Georgetown native from Los Angeles, in “Weird Tales,” a one-man show of stories by Edgar Allen Poe, H.B. Lovecraft and Ray Bradbury. Details at 527-2924, and

Details | 4 and 7 p.m. at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $15.

Western dance in MB

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 welcomes the public to a Western-them social dance, with music by member volunteer Rosalie Drust and a dance lesson by Sandra Lucas-Hyde. A dish to share is suggested, beverages are supplied, and single are welcome. Details at 808-3397 or

Details | 7-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, close to Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for $7 members, otherwise $10.

‘Ladies Take the Stage’

Vocalists from Theatre of the Republic will take turns in “The Ladies Take the Stage” concert. Details at 488-0821 or

Details | 8 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday) at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway, for $15.

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