Things To Do

From a shark talk to tree lighting and holiday bazaar | 9 things to do in the Myrtle Beach area this weekend

Our top pick this week takes you out to the Myrtle Beach State Park Activity Center where a Coastal Carolina University master student presents her findings on the movement of residential sharks around their fishing pier.

It’s part of Pier Shark Research from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Myrtle Beach State Park Activity Center, 4401 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. For information, call (843) 238-0874.

The 14th annual Murrells Inlet 2020 Oyster Roast will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Wicked Tuna Restaurant, 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. There will be all-you-can-eat oysters, and each participant will receive an official event koozie.

The Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, Surfside Beach, will host the Serendipity Singers at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The chorus will present holiday selections. Featured artist is Becky Nissen, principal harpist for the Long Bay Symphony and nationally recognized jazz harpist. Prior to the concert the woodworking artistry of Jane Russell. The concert is free to the public. Donations are appreciated.

There will be a A Very Fashionable Christmas! at the Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front Street, Georgetown. Holiday tours will be offered at the museum through November and close on Friday, Dec. 29. Candlelight tours of the museum will also be available during the Christmas season.

For more information, call 843-546-7706.

Get excited for the Lighting of the Landing from 6-7:15 p.m. this Saturday at Barefoot Landing, 4898 U.S. 17 South, North Myrtle Beach. There will be live entertainment, a visit from Santa. For more information, call 843-272-8349.

The Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet welcomes Mary McDonald in concert with Belin Chancel Choir at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. This free concert, “From the heart…” is open to the public on a first come, first seated basis.

In 2000, McDonald became the first ever woman President of the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference. In addition she has served as accompanist for the Tennessee Men’s Chorale since 1985. Her greatest desire is “to give God glory for the songs He has allowed me to compose. He alone, is the true Creator behind my pen.”

For more information, visit or call 843-651-5099.

There will be a Grand Strand Senior Center Social Dance from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Strand Senior Center located on 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach near Broadway at the Beach. Military veteran attendees are encouraged to wear their uniforms. The senior center will also be celebrating its 22nd anniversary.

Lite beverages will be provided to all attendees. Tickets are $7 per person, and are available at the senior center or by calling Gayle at 843-492-4992.

The St. Andrew Church Colubiettes will have their 2nd annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the CLC​ ​Center,​ ​507​ ​37th​ ​Ave.​ ​North,​ ​Myrtle​ ​Beach. More than 35​ ​vendors with homemade crafts, baked goods, door prizes, silent auction and a luncheon cafe will be available. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hope House.

And finally, the Dashing Through the Glow 5K/1 Mile Fun Run starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, North Myrtle Beach.

For more information, call 843-281-3800.