Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Oct. 14

Four fests continue

Four events begun Saturday go for one more day:

• Little River ShrimpFest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Little River waterfront; $4 advance or $5 at gate ages 13 and older, free ages 12 and younger. 249-6604 or www.littleriverchamber.org/pages/ShrimpFest2012.

• Harvest Home Weekend Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

• Model Train Show & Sale, by Grand Strand Model Railroaders, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lakewood Camping Resort Conference Center, 5873 S. Kings Highway, south of Myrtle Beach; $5 ages 13 and older, otherwise free. 340-8787, 297-7162 or 293-4386.

• Italian Festival, by Sons of Italy, Myrtle Beach Lodge 2662 of Socastee, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, off 21st Avenue North; free. 902-7469, 421-6419 or www.sonsofitalymb.com.

‘Chilympics’ benefit in Inlet

The 13th annual “Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook-off,” with 30 “Chilimasters” competing and various entertainers such as Ten Toes Up, will benefit the Surfrider Foundation Grand Strand Chapter. Details at 333-2034 or surfridergrandstrand.org.

Details | noon-6 p.m. at Spud’s Waterfront Dining and Crazy Sister Marina, on U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet, for free admission; samples $1; also, bring nonperishables and cans of food to donate to South Strand Helping Hand.

Triple art bill

“An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles” and “Figuratively Speaking: The Art of Sigmund Abeles” remain on display through Dec. 29, and “Jonathan Green – The Artist as Servant-Leader: A Retrospective of Community Engagement” through Dec. 30. Details at 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

Details | 1-4 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, across from Springmaid Beach Resort and Midway Par 3, for free.

Fall gospel concert

The Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors student gospel choir will perform its fall concert. Details at 349-2502 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

Details | 4:30 p.m. in Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway; free with ticket.

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