Limiting large bars in downtown Myrtle Beach
Members of the Myrtle Beach Planning Commission and Downtown Redevelopment Corp. will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss an ordinance limiting the permits issued to new bars and nightclubs on Ocean Boulevard that accommodate more than 150 people.
The meeting will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St. in Myrtle Beach.
Miss S.C. Pageant this week
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The 2013 Miss South Carolina Pageant happens this week in Columbia, with preliminary events set to begin on Tuesday. Preliminaries also will be held Wednesday and Thursday. Competition finals will be held on Saturday.
Local competitors include Miss Horry County Teen Morgan Elvis and Miss Coastal Carolina Chandler Parnell.
Tickets to the preliminaries – held 7-10 p.m. at the Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor St. in Columbia – are available to the public, as well as tickets to a gala held at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets for the gala, held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., are $50.
For ticket information, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Birds flock home
Pelicans start a homestand against the Winston-Salem Dash on Friday that continues through Monday. All the games start at 7:05 p.m. except for Sunday’s game, which starts an hour earlier.
Friday is Fiesta Friday and ‘90s Night, featuring food from Abuelo’s Mexican Cuisine; Saturday is ‘80s Night and fireworks will follow the game; Sunday is Family Sunday where you can bring your ball and glove for a pre-game catch on the field; and Monday is Make a Splash day, when guests are asked to bring a food donation for Back Pack for Buddies.
Visit www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com for more information or to purchase tickets.
Bowling against homelessness
Head to Waccamaw Lanes on Saturday to bowl in the “Strike Out Homelessness” fundraiser.
Tickets for the event cost $10 and benefit Project Lighthouse of Sea Haven Inc., which offers emergency food, shower and laundry facilities, counseling and more to help homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 13 and 21.
The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. For information, call 626-1446.