Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 4

Slew of special events

• Cinco De Mayo Fiesta 5K, from Carlos’ ‘n Charlie’s at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach – Mascot Family Fun Run at 8:30 a.m., Fiesta 5K 9 a.m. Registation opens 7 a.m., for $15 and $30, respectively. Details at



• Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club training class, 9 a.m. at Surfside Beach Fire Department, 115 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. Free, but FCC-approved test afterward is $15. w4gs.org.

• Cruise-in by Hot Rod Promotions, noon-3 pm. at Cheesesteak U, 1867 S.C. 544, Conway, near Food Lion. Free. 503-8245.

• Benefit by local firefighters for victims of Calhoun and Lotus Court fires, noon-6 p.m. at Dead Dog Saloon. Dead Dog Saloon, 4079 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, including silent auction. 651-0664 or



• Annual Miss Ruby’s Kids “Garden Party” and auction benefit, 4-7:30 p.m. at Kimbels at Wachesaw Plantation, on Wachshaw Road, overlooking Waccamaw River, near Murrells Inlet, including live jazz by the Hi Lo Duo. $100 per person, benefiting early childhood literacy programs across Georgetown County. 436-7197 or



• “Dino Dance Party,” with tribute to Dean Martin by Larry Tanelli, with Tracy Thompson, guest vocalist, 7-9 p.m. at Carolina Dance Partners, 304 S.C. 90 E., Little River. $5. 798-2639.

Pair of concerts

• Serendipity Singers’ “From Porter to Disney” concert, 3 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. Free. 357-2561 or



• “Made in the Shade” 2014 concert series kickoff, 3 p.m. with Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra, on lawn at Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. Free. 546-7706 or


. (Museum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with guided tours 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. daily. Admission $7 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 6-12, and free ages 5 and younger – and additional $3 for tour of adjoining Stewart-Parker House.)

Two plays on stage

Two community troupes continue plays through May 11:

•  “Boeing Boeing” by the Swamp Fox Players, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through May 11, and 8 p.m. May 9-10, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. $15. Details at 527-2924 or



• “Bonnie & Clyde” by Theatre of the Republic – 3 p.m. (also May 10-11) and 7:30 p.m. May 8-10 – at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. $21. 488-0821 or



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