The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

07/27/2014 6:11 PM

07/27/2014 6:12 PM

EDC to discuss hiring process

The Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp. is scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority in Conway. The main item for discussion is the process for hiring a new chief executive officer for the organization.

Atlantic Beach leaders, Haley to meet

Gov. Nikki Haley will meet with the Atlantic Beach Town Council at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the , almost two months after three people were killed during Memorial Day weekend and she said the town’s annual Bikefest must end.

Art & craft festival coming

The 32nd annual Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival will take place Friday through Sunday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Weekend surf-off event set

The annual Guy Daniels Memorial Surf-Off will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in at 13th Avenue South in Surfside Beach.

The contest is held in memory of Guy Daniels, a life-long Surfside Beach resident who died in 1999 when he was 19 and raises money for the Guy Daniels Memorial Foundation, which has provided scholarships for 52 area students.

Prep pigskin practice

High school football teams will take the field for their first fall practices Friday.

Per South Carolina High School League rules, teams can play their first scrimmage Aug. 7.

The 25th annual CNB Kickoff Classic, a jamboree that features all nine Horry County teams and Waccamaw, will kick off Aug. 15 at Myrtle Beach High. A week later, the regular season will begin.

Farmers market opens Thursday in Carolina Forest

Carolina Forest is getting its own farmers market Thursday. Grab fresh, local food from the new farmers market, which will be open from 1-6 p.m. Thursdays through October in the Carolina Forest Recreation Center parking lot.

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