Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Sept. 15

Trio of benefit events

Three local fundraisers:

•  “Hope 4 Conway” festival, benefiting needy people in the Conway area, opens at 9 a.m. at Langston Baptist Church, 763 S.C. 905, Conway; free admission. Details at 365-5141 or



• Zumbathon, for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 3:30-6 p.m. at Horry County’s North Strand Park, S.C. 9 and Highway 57 in Little River. $10; anyone who raises at least $35 gains a free T-shirt. 283-0242 or 450-2622, or email



• ”Mr. Myrtle Beach” contest, for Katie’s Project of Myrtle Beach, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5) at Revolutions Nightclub at Broadway at the Beach, in Myrtle Beach, for $5 general admission, VIP $20. 282-0454 or katiesproject.org/MrMyrtleBeach.

Hoe-down in Aynor

The 33rd Annual Harvest Hoe-Down Festival, by the Pilot Club of Aynor, includes a parade at 10 a.m., musical entertainment 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and a street dance with The Party Favor Band 7-10 p.m. Details at 358-1074 or www.aynorharvesthoedown.org.

Details | Aynor Town Park, off U.S. 501, for free.

Ex-CIA agent signs books

Barry Kelly will sign copies of his new book, “Justice Without Law,” which reflects the former CIA agent’s experiences through a character named Jack Brandon. Details at 546-8212.

Details | noon-2 p.m. at Harborwalk Books, 723 Front St., Georgetown.

Concerts outside, inside

Go outside or in for concerts for:

• “Music Saturday” 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with T.J. Walsh performing 12:30-4:30 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, at S.C. 90 and St. Joseph Road, for free; bring lawn chairs or blankets. Details at 399-9463 or labelleamie.com.

• Savannah River Bluegrass and the Subject To Change Band, 5 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, for $10 members, otherwise $12. 457-2854 or



• Sugar High, playing rock and dance music 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free. 421-9848, 997-6695 or myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

Dances in two spots

Two local groups have dances on their agenda:

•  “Fall Fling” community concert and dance, 6-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., with music by Briarcliffe Saints Dixieland Band and Avatar Blue, and vocals by Ermitt “Mr. Blues” Williams. $15. Call 272-4511.

• Grand Strand Beach Ballroom Dancers resume their monthly dances, 7-10 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, with Fiesta Mexicana theme and music provided by Ed Brown. $7, with beverages provided and tables of eight available. 903-3765.


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