The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

Runoff election in Surfside Beach

Voters in Surfside Beach will elect a candidate for the third open seat on Town Council. Ralph Magliette and Sammy Truett will be in the runoff Tuesday. Polls at the Dick M. Johnson Civic Center, 829 Pine Drive, and Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Avenue North, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Spring break

Schools in the Georgetown County School District will be on spring break Monday through Friday.

Try out for ‘Wheel of Fortune’

The Wheelmobile – a 36-foot Winnebago that tours the country searching for “Wheel of Fortune” contestants – will be at Horry-Georgetown Technical College from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Engineering Day

Horry-Georgetown Technical College will hold its annual Engineering Day Wednesday, 8 a.m. to noon, in and around building 300. High school and college students will build bridges and other structures to compete for prizes. The event is open to the public.

Dragon Boat Festival

The sixth annual Ground Zero Dragon Boat Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Grand Park in The Market Common.

A highlight of the festival is a dragon boat race, which will host more than 55 teams this year. The event raises money for Christian ministry Ground Zero.

For more information, visit www.groundzeromb.com/dragonboat.

Singing in the Sun

The 15th annual Singing in the Sun event, showcasing southern gospel, will feature performances at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center all this week.

For more information, visit www.abrahamproductions.net.

Socastee Heritage Festival

Learn about the history of the Socastee area at the Socastee Heritage Festival on Saturday.

The festival benefits the Socastee Heritage Foundation, which works to benefit the community and its children through special events focused on area history.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 5835 Dick Pond Road. For information, visit www.socasteehf.com.