Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 20

01/20/2013 5:00 PM

01/19/2013 3:34 PM

Lifestyles expo closes

The 29th annual S.C. Lifestyles Expo, geared to ages 50 and older, has a final day, including meet-and-greets with local authors and many outlets for information on products and services in such areas as health, finances, real estate and travel. Details at 800-433-7396 or

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Springmaid Oceanfront Resort Conference Center, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, with free admission and parking.

Orchid group meets

The Myrtle Beach Orchid Society welcomes everyone to its meeting, which will cover growing tips and a display of plants. Details at 236-2221 or 910-579-7089.

Details | 2:30 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, fore free.

MLK events abound

Choose from these two events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.:

• The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee of Southport, N.C., Memorial March at 3 p.m. from parking lot at 10th and Lord streets, then a youth-oriented progam at Union Hall at 3:45 p.m., with Ty Brown, a junior from South Brunswick High School as master of ceremonies, along with Retha Rusk, county teacher of the year, and several choirs and musicians. Details at 910-457-6225 or 910-617-6225.
• The Carolina African American Heritage Foundation’s “Civil Rights Sunday,” a joint effort by various organizations and churches, with a keynote speech about unifying communities and cultures, 5-7 p.m. at Sandy Grove Baptist Church, 1008 Carver St., Myrtle Beach. 903-4939 or

Long Bay in concert

See the Long Bay Symphony in “Masterpieces of the Modern Era,” featuring Jessica Lee on violin, performing Richard Strauss’s “Death and Transfiguration,” William Walton’s “Violin Concerto,” Ravel’s “La Valse” and Aaron Copland’s “El Salon Mexico.” Details at 448-8379 or

Details | 4 p.m. at Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North, for: $40, $45 or $50 adults; seniors (ages 60 and older) $35, $40 or $45; and students age 22 or younger with valid ID $15.

Dine on Intracoastal

The Barefoot Princess Riverboat will sail for a dinner cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway. at 5 p.m. Details at 272-2140, 800-865-8600 or

Details | 5 p.m. from Barefoot Landing Marina, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, next to Greg Norman Australian Grille, for $39 ages 12 and older, $37 seniors and $22 ages 11 and younger.

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