The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area



Wedding reception flash mob

The Myrtle Beach Wedding Extravaganza will complete its five weddings in five days on Wednesday with a “world record setting wedding reception flash mob” at Broadway at the Beach.

English couple Alex Pelling and Lisa Gant will be wed five times on the Grand Strand, participating in a marathon on extravagant wedding ceremonies.

On Wednesday, the public is invited to watch and participate in a flash mob. Those who wish to participate should show up around 4 p.m. near the visitors center at Broadway at the Beach.

View a video tutorial of the flash mob routine at http://bit.ly/V6w8BX.

Remembering AIDS victims

All are invited to gather at the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel at 6 p.m. Saturday for a candlelight vigil as part of World AIDS day.

The vigil, hosted by CareTeam Inc., is held to remember those who have died from AIDS.

Hot chocolate and popcorn will be provided. The SkyWheel is located at 1110 North Ocean Blvd.

Chanticleers play in second round of NCAA FCS Playoffs

Coastal Carolina’s football team will travel north to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday to play in the second round of the NCAA FCS playoffs.

The Chanticleers, coming off their first ever playoff win in school history, will have a tough task of keeping the 10th ranked offense at the FCS level in check.

McConnell tours area aging facilities

Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell will visit locations around the Horry and Georgetown County areas this week.

His visit will include a public forum at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus on Hemlock Avenue at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and stops at Horry and Georgetown area Councils on Aging. McConnell also plans visits at various locations in Horry and Georgetown counties, including a Tuesday visit at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. North in Myrtle Beach. For more information about the tour, visit www.aging.sc.gov/tour.