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Things to know this week in Myrtle Beach: Week of May 16

The week ahead for Myrtle Beach SC area

Joel Allen highlights the top things you need to know about the week of May 16 in the Myrtle Beach area and beyond.
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Joel Allen highlights the top things you need to know about the week of May 16 in the Myrtle Beach area and beyond.

Blessing of the Motorcycles set for Friday

The third annual “Blessing of Motorcycles” for the Myrtle Beach Spring Rally is from 1-3 p.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, on Cypress Avenue in Garden City Beach, east of U.S. 17 Business.

For more information, call 843-651-3737 or email virginiay@saintmichaelsc.net.

‘Throttle Fest’ at HOB Saturday, Sunday

“Throttle Fest” at House of Blues in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, with Strutter, a tribute to KISS, at 8 p.m. Friday Tickets are $11; and Jackyl, with D.B. Bryant, will be at 9 p.m. Saturday, for $25.

For more information, call 843-272-3000 or log on to www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

‘Local Grown’ country fest set Saturday

The “Local Grown Country Music Fest” – benefiting Children’s Recovery Center and with such artists as Keith Anderson, Lewis Brice, Luke Combs, Brad Long, Jeremiah McGuire, and Kenny George Band – will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Thompson Farm and Nursery, 1625 Bucksville Drive, near Bucksport, off U.S. 701 south of Conway.

Tickets cost $30 in advance or $35 at the gate for ages 11 and older, otherwise they are free. For more information, call 843-236-1400 or log on to thompsonfarmandnursery.com.

Sounds of Summer starts Friday

The Sounds of Summer Concert Series starts at 7 p.m. Friday at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Admission is free.

The concerts will be held once a month from 7-9 p.m. through September. The Fantastic Shakers will be performing the first night. The complete schedule can be found at http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18.

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