State parks open daily
Both area state parks are open every day of the year, including holidays, for walks, bicycling and nature and bird watching. Details at www.southcarolinaparks.com.
Details | Same admission for each: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.
Two ‘Turkey Trots’
Bucksport parade at 11 a.m.
For the Bucksport community’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, everyone is welcome to take part or watch. Details at 397-2606, 397-3342, 397-2530 or 397-2173.
Details | 11 a.m. at James R. Frazier Community Center, in Bucksport community.
Bluegrass fest opens
The 43rd annual S.C. State Bluegrass Festival opens for three days through Saturday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North. Details at 706-864-7203 or www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com/South-Carolina-State-Bluegrass-Festival.html.
Details | A Deeper Shade of Blue at 1 and 6 p.m., Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa1:45 and 6:45, Jesse McReynolds and the VA Boys 2:30 and 7:30, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out 3:15 and 8:15, and Longview – 4:10 and 9:10; $35 general and $40 reserved ages 16 and older, or $85 and $95, respectively, for three-day pass; $20/$25 daily ages 7-15, or $45/$50 three-day pass. Parking $3 daily.
Shows go on for holiday
Several house shows serve up shows on Thanksgiving, each with various prices:www.piratesvoyage.com
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach