‘Taste of the Town’
The 31st annual “Taste of the Town,” with more than 50 eateries and entertainment by the “High Steppin’ Country” troupe, Bullfrog, and Austin Mowery Band, benefits St. Andrew Catholic School of Myrtle Beach. Details at 448-6062 or totmb.com.
Details | 4-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $5 advance or $6 at door for ages 15 and older, otherwise free; buy tickets for food samples, $1-$4 each; and parking at convention center $3.
‘History’ meal helps shelter
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Feast on a “Taste of South Carolina History Dinner” – a bowl of gumbo with rice, corn muffin, dessert and beverage – in a fundraiser for the Grand Strand Humane Society of Myrtle Beach. Details at 477-1100 or 360-2023.
Details | 4-6 p.m. at Benjamin’s Bakery, 810 Third Ave. S., Surfside Beach, for $5 donation.
Composer in ‘River Runs’
Take part in “River Runs,” an interactive lecture with composer Chuck Owen. Details at 349-2787 (ARTS) or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Details | 7:30 p.m. in Coastal Carolina University’s Edwards Recital Hall, on main campus, accessed from U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in Conway, for free.
Yountz opens at Cabana
Al Yountz, known for his “Carolina Country Gone Wild” show, will perform nightly through Saturday, with Cooter Douglas opening. Details at 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.
Details | 8 p.m. (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $15 or $17.50.
Ripley’s Carnival of Screams
Ripley’s Carnival of Screams is open nightly through Nov. 1, with three floors of live-action terror. Details at 448-2331.
Details | Open 4 p.m. daily in Ripley’s Haunted Adventure site, 915 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for, plus tax, $14.99 ages 12 and older, and $9.99 ages 6-11. Also, Horry County residents who show ID receive half-off admission.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.