Go ‘Shuckin’ at roast
The “Shuckin’ on the Strand” fifth annual oyster roast, by gsSCENE, with all-you-can-eat-oysters, a plate of barbecue and side dishes, and entertainment by DJ Lex Diamond and MB Country. Details at 916-7240 or www.gsscene.com.
Play salutes Tubman
See “Becoming Harriet,” Natalie E. Daise’s hourlong, solo performance about Harriet Tubman, the former slave-turned abolitionist, Union spy, and conductor of the Underground Railroad. Free with admission, but reservations required at 235-6016. More details at www.brookgreen.org.
‘Oscar Marathon’ at mall
The “2013 Oscar Marathon” continues with a block of movies nominated for best picture, all rated R: “Argo” at 1 p.m.; “Silver Linings Playbook” 3:20; “Zero Dark Thirty” 5:30; and “Django Unchained” 8:20. Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.
See sword swallower
For World Sword Swallower’s Day, Erik Kloecker will show off sword swallowing skills in a free performance at 1:30 p.m., with an official “swallow” at 2:23:13 p.m. to coincide with the 2/23/13 date. Details at 448-2331, www.ripleys.com/myrtlebeach and www.swordswallow.org.
‘Broadway Rocks!’ concert
LaKisha Jones, a former “American Idol” finalist, and two Broadway stars – Doug LaBrecque and Anne Runolfsson, will join the Long Bay Symphony, with extra voices from the Carolina Master Chorale, for a “Broadway Rocks!” concert, benefiting Myrtle Beach Rotary Club (www.myrtlebeachrotary.org). Details at 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.
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