Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 9

02/08/2013 5:00 PM

02/02/2013 4:33 PM

Stamp show opens

The 21st annual Myrtle Beach Stamp Show, marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, opens for two days through Sunday. Details at 347-0087,, or email

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday) at Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., just of Myrtle Beach and along the Intracoastal Waterway, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, for free.

Year of the Snake dawns

Ring in the Year of the Snake with a Free Family Day celebration of Chinese New Year, including activities such as children’s workshops to create Chinese bracelets, paper snakes, fans and lanterns, and dance and kung fu demonstrations. Details at 238-2510 or

Details | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, which is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Film fest in Georgetown

The Coastal Carolina University French Film Festival continues with “Angele and Tony” (2010) at 2:30 p.m. and “The Big Picture” (2010) at 5 p.m. Both showings are rated R with English subtitles. Details at 527-2924, ext. 3, or

Details | at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, each $3 for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Strand Cinema members, otherwise $5.

‘Gospel Valentine’ concert

The Carolina Master Chorale and Mason Temple Church of God in Christ Memorial Choir of Conway will give a “Gospel Valentine” concert. Details at 444-5774 or Tickets also available at Seashore Drugs, 10227 Beach Drive S.W., Calabash, N.C.

Details | 4 p.m. at Seaside United Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road, Sunset Beach, N.C.; $20 adults, $15 seniors, and $5 students younger than 25.

Golson at gala in MB

See Everett Golson, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback, and other planned guests, speak at the Kicks and Ties Gala, a benefit for Hope House of Myrtle Beach, which helps needy and homeless Myrtle Beach High students. Details at 241-0969 or

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at 21st Avenue North and Oak Street, for $40 individual or $75 couple.

Dance at MB Rec Center

Grand Strand USA Dance, Chapter 6024 has its next monthly dance, with music and lesson by DJ Dan Chop. A dish to share suggested; beverages supplied; singles welcome. Details at 808-3397 or

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

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