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Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 14

Chip Hawver plays Aladdin and T.J. Anderson the Genie in an “Aladdin” number from “ShowStoppers 2016,” which the Carolina Forest High School Show Choirs – three groups – will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday, at the school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, off U.S. 501. Tickets are $7.
Chip Hawver plays Aladdin and T.J. Anderson the Genie in an “Aladdin” number from “ShowStoppers 2016,” which the Carolina Forest High School Show Choirs – three groups – will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday, at the school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, off U.S. 501. Tickets are $7. Courtesy photo

Blue crabs, robotics center of festivals

▪ “Campus Salvage,” Coastal Carolina University’s annual yard sale – benefiting local charities – 8 a.m. at 370 Allied Drive, Conway, in PODS company parking lot, in Atlantic Center across from CCU campus. Free; also, early bird entry for $5 at 7 a.m. 843-349-5041, or email sustain@coastal.edu.

▪ Adaptive Surf Project’s “Wheel to Surf,” with surfers and volunteers sought, 9 a.m. on beach at 21st Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach. 843-333-0489, 843-997-7688 or adaptivesurfproject.com.

▪ Friends of the Conway Library Spring Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Conway branch, 801 Main St. 843- 915-7323 or www.hcml.org.

▪ “World Famous Blue Crab Festival,” 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 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.

▪ “Robotics Celebration Day” with South Carolina First LEGO League and Grand Strand Technology Council, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. Free with admission, which lasts lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger. 843-235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

▪ Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at NHC HealthCare, 9405 U.S. 17 Bypass, west of Garden City Beach – enter from Garden City Connector. Free. 843-742-9802 or www.myrtlebeachcarclub.com.

▪ Sweetgrass basketmaking with Adrina Glover, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and free to see on porch at Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. 843-546-7706 or kaminskimuseum.org.

▪ Jack Thompson presentation on Myrtle Beach history through photographs, 1 p.m. at Horry County Museum (open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays), 805 Main St., Conway. Free. 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.

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

▪ As part of “Military Appreciation Days” (843-918-1014 or www.militaryappreciationdays.com) – “Military Appreciation Dinner Dance,” 6 p.m. at Landmark Resort, 1501 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. $32 – order tickets at 843-918-1008.

▪ USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 monthly social dance, 6:30-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, with music from Rosalie and Jack Drust, disc jockeys. $7 members, otherwise $9. 570-881-0244, www.usadancegrandstrand.org, or email rosalie182@att.net.

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

▪ Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School’s “James and the Giant Peach Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. $15 adults and $7 children. 843-488-0821 or www.coastalyouththeatre.com.

▪ Carolina Improv Company’s “Cosmo Knows & ImpromTWO,” for adults, 7:30 p.m. at Uptown Theater, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. $13.75 advance at www.carolinaimprov.com, or $15 at door.843-272-4242.

▪ As part of “Throttle Fest” – Appetite for Destruction, tribute to Guns N’ Roses, 8 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $11 (plus ticketing fees). 843-272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

▪ Premiere of “Vaudeville the Show,” 9 p.m. Saturdays (and adding Mondays as of June), at GTS Theatre, 1220 Port Drive, Myrtle Beach, off southbound U.S. 17 Bypass, near Jamin Leather. Advance at www.gtstheatre.com: $37.95 adults and $35.95 ages 65 and older. 843-756-4386.

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