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The 35th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival

Well it’s that time of year again, when we all gather around to drink beer and eat lots of greasy food all in the name of the elusive blue crab.

The 35th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival will kick off May 14 - May 15 on the Little River Waterfront. Enjoy the fabulous atmosphere of the local Little River Community, North Myrtle Beach and the entire Grand Strand area. The Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with an attendance of more than 50,000. The festival will feature about 200 fine arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, tremendous entertainment, a phenomenal children's area, and lots and lots of pictures of blue crabs.

For more info visit www.BlueCrab

Cruisin’ the Coast Spring Rally

The Cruisin’ the Coast Spring Rally has arrived, and will take place Friday, May 13 through May 21. There are rally events galore up and down the strand, so we’ve put together a list of links and sites to check out for more info on all the happenings in the area.

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Definition of the Chopper Bike Show and Swap Meet

The Definition of the Chopper Bike Show and Swap Meet will roll into town May 14 at 10615 S.C. 707 in Murrells Inlet, featuring free camping, food, live music, raffles, and pinstriping. Live music will be on site with performances by Dormitory Effect, the Fabulous Dragsters, and the Dirty Earls. Gates open at 10 a.m., with registration until 1 p.m., and awards will be given at 5 p.m.

American Craft Beer Week

It’s American Craft Beer Week at Liberty Brewery and Grill at Broadway at the Beach from May 16 - May 22, and that means beer, and beer, and beer, and more beer. Stop by Liberty Brewery at Broadway from May16 - May 22 and enjoy all the craft beer you can drink. Specials will be available every day of the week, if ONLY we had a list of all of oh wait here it is:

▪ MONDAY 5.16: $1 off all Liberty Core Brews

▪ TUESDAY 5.17: Tap into Tuesday - -$5 Growler Refills, -$10 new Growlers

▪ WEDNESDAY 5.18: $10 Burger & Brew - Classic Certified Angus Beef Brand Burger & Liberty Core Brew Pint

▪ THURSDAY 5.19: Firkin Tapping at 4pm - Dry Hopped Grapefruit Ale

▪ FRIDAY 5.20: New Beer Tapping at 4pm - Liberty & New South Brewing Collaboration: Oreo Speedwagon, -Yale Brothers Live 6-9pm

▪ SATURDAY 5.21: Unique Beer Tap Takeover featuring Thomas Creek Banana Split, Chocolate Stout, -Lagunitas The Waldos' Special, Ballast Point Watermelon, Dorado, Terrapin Poivre Potion Saison, Coast Blackbeerd, Imperial Stout, Freehouse the Mullet, and more…

▪ SUNDAY 5.22: $1 off all Liberty Core Brews

Josh Bell, for The Surge