The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

04/13/2014 6:03 PM

04/13/2014 6:04 PM

Horry County to vote on tent ban

Horry County Council is scheduled to determine if it will ban beach tents, joining North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach. If the ordinance passes, beach tents will be banned on Horry County beaches year round.

Tax deadline

The deadline to file taxes is Tuesday. For last minute tips and other information, visit

Spring break

Horry County’s public schools and offices will be closed from Monday through April 21 for the district’s annual spring break.

Easter Sunday

Easter will be celebrated by those of Christian faith on Sunday. The holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Passover begins Monday

The first day Passover begins Monday evening, where those of Jewish faith commemorate their liberation from slavery. Passover ends the evening of April 22.

Farmers market season kicks off

Myrtle’s Market will have its grand opening Wednesday, kicking off the farmers market season for the Grand Strand. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Myrtle’s Market is located at the corner of Oak Street and Mr. Joe White Avenue.

The North Myrtle Beach Farmers Market is scheduled to open May 2; the Conway Farmers Market and Deville Street Farmers Market – at The Market Common – are scheduled to open May 3; the Surfside Beach Farmers Market is scheduled to open May 6.

Playoff time

The NBA and NHL playoffs begin this week.

The NHL – whose season ended Sunday – begin the postseason Wednesday. The NBA season comes to a close Wednesday night and playoff games begin Saturday.

Monday After the Masters

The 20th annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Pro-Am events will take place Monday, beginning with a live broadcast of ESPN’s Mike & Mike in the Morning from 6 to 10 a.m. at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.

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