Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on March 17

Watch our live stream as Run to the Sun rolls through Myrtle Beach
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Pair of St. Pat’s events in Murrells Inlet

▪ Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner veterans benefit, noon-4 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4359 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Murrells Inlet. Meals $11 for corned beef, $10 shepherd’s pie, with takeout available. 843-651-6900.

▪ “Luck of the MarshWalk” costume contest, March 17 on MarshWalk, on U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet, with event open 5 p.m. as participants collect colored coin from each tavern/restaurant to amass a rainbow of coins, and meet at 10 p.m. at pirate statue behind Drunken Jack’s for drawings. 843-299-1221 or www.marshwalk.com.

‘Run to the Sun’ show revs up weekend

The 28th annual Pee Dee Street Rodders’ “Run to the Sun” Car and Truck Show – benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and National Multiple Sclerosis Society, opens. Details at 843-687-8118, 843-669-3564, 843-665-4401 or www.peedeestreetrodders.com.

Details: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at former Myrtle Square Mall site, on Kings Highway, between 21st and 29th avenues North, in Myrtle Beach. Free to see. Car registration 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday, for $45, only at Clarion Hotel, 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., just west of Myrtle Beach and along Intracoastal Waterway, off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway.

Sharon Roberts speaks at ‘Author’s Table’

Sharon Roberts, whose latest book is “My Journey, His Plan,” will speak at a monthly “Author’s Table.” Details at 843-545-3343 or georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov.

Details: 7 p.m. at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard. Free.

See All That! in ‘Thunder and Light’

The clogging troupe All That! perform Thursdays in “Thunder and Light,” a dance and laser light show, through May 5. Details at 843-913-4000 or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

Details: 4 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theater (home of “The Carolina Opry” and “Time Warp”), at northern junction of U.S. 17 Business and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. $32.51 ages 17 and older, and $20.42 ages 3-16 and students – and respective general admission of $25.99 and $16.75 – plus tax.