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Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 15

Cast members from Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School’s “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” rehearse on Theatre of the Republic’s set, ahead of shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. Details at 843-488-0821 or www.coastalyouththeatre.com.
Cast members from Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School’s “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” rehearse on Theatre of the Republic’s set, ahead of shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. Details at 843-488-0821 or www.coastalyouththeatre.com. Courtesy photo

Blue Crab fest, school shows in final day

▪ “World Famous Blue Crab Festival,” 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Little River waterfront. Daily: $4 advance or $5 at gate, for ages 13 and older, and free ages 12 and younger. 843-249-6604 or bluecrabfestival.org.

▪ Hot Rod Promotions cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cheesesteak U, 1315 U.S. 501 Business, Conway, next to Oliver’s Restaurant. Free. 843-503-8245.

▪ Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild meeting, 1:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, with public welcome at program by Judy Lilly, fabric artist. www.wacg.org.

▪ “Take A Bite Out Of Lyme Disease” event, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass. 843-907-1927 or lymediseasechallenge.org.

▪ As part of “Military Appreciation Days” (843-918-1014 or www.militaryappreciationdays.com) –“Military Family Members Event,” by Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina and Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers, 2 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Moose Lodge 1959, 479 Burcale Road, in Forestbrook community, west of MyrtleBeach, south from U.S. 501, with guest speaker Mark Kruea, Myrtle Beach city spokesman. www.bluestarmothersofcoastalcarolina.com and www.grandstrandbluestarmothers.com.

▪ “Cruise-In Car Show,” benefiting American Red Cross, with Caravan of Stars entertainment, 2-5 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, at Jamin’ Leather, 1220 Port Drive, Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 17 Bypass, south of George Bishop Parkway/Harrelson Boulevard bridge. 843-294-1222 or www.jaminleather.com.

▪ Act Two Productions’ auditions for adults in for “Romeo and Juliet ... Almost,” 2-6 p.m. at 514 Alder St., Myrtle Beach, for “Romeo and Juliet ... Almost” – by appointment only at 843-995-2756.

▪ “That’s Entertainment II,” 2 p.m. at Brunswick Little Theatre, 8068 River Road S.E., Southport, N.C. $10. 910-447-2586 or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.

▪ Myrtle Beach Orchid Society meeting, 2:30 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-236-2221 or 910-579-7089.

▪ Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School’s “James and the Giant Peach Jr.,” 3 p.m. at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. $15 adults and $7 children. 843-488-0821 or www.coastalyouththeatre.com.

▪ “Arts at the Church,” with Irish dancers from Wilmington, N.C., 3 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach. Free. 843-650-0313, or email arts.at.the church@gmail.com.

▪ Myrtle Beach Corvette Club meeting, 5 p.m. at Simply Southern Smokehouse, 1913 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach. Dinner $15. 843-294-0127 or www.myrtlebeachcorvetteclub.com.

▪ Big Something concert, 5 p.m. at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel. Free. 843-903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.

▪ “The Last Gig Of Buddy Holly” concert by Mister Fifties, 5 p.m. at Whiskey Beach Bar & Grill, 9668 N. Kings Highway, in Galleria complex, north of Myrtle Beach. Free; 1950s attire encouraged. 843-798-2639, or venue at 843-712-1724.

▪ Carolina Forest High School Show Choirs in “ShowStoppers 2016,” 6 p.m. at the school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, off U.S. 501. $7. 843-236-7997.

▪ Jamie Morgan, 8 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays this month (but not May 22 and 24), at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. $15. 843-839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.

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