Oct. 4-6: Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival

The Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival will be Oct. 4-6 on Carver Street beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Artists featured include Horry County Schools’ Bands, Nicci Canada, Kobie Keys, Darryl Murrill, Willie Bradley, Mark Rapp Quartet, George Freeman Band, Oracle Blue, Mike Frost, Leroy Harper, Chocolate Chip and Company and Daniel D.

Visit http://myrtlebeachjazzfest.com for information and a schedule.

The event is free to the public.

Oct. 5

‘In the Pink’ Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Tidelands Health Foundation’s annual “In the Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk will be Oct. 5 in Murrells Inlet.

The two-mile walk draws more than 1,000 participates. It begins at Waccamaw Medical Park East off U.S. 17 Bypass and ends along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk.

Activities will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration, music, a vendor expo and a photo station. The walk starts at 10 a.m. after a survivor celebration.

Community members and participants can honor a friend or loved one by purchasing a “butterfly of hope” for $5 and pinning it to a “hope” board at the event. Buyers’ names will be entered into a drawing for a gift package from the day spa at Tidelands HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness.

Registration, which includes an “In the Pink” T-shirt, is $35.

For more details, call 843-652-8080. Proceeds from “In the Pink” will benefit the Tidelands Health Foundation Breast Care Fund, which helps patients in need receive care.

Wing Walk

The first Wing Walk will be noon-4 p.m. on Oct. 5 at The Avenue at Broadway at the Beach.

Folks are invited to buy a ticket and taste wings from various Broadway at the Beach restaurants. A Bloody Mary mix-off is also on the list of activities that include live entertainment and activities for children.

Mustang Stampede

The annual Mustang Stampede, hosted by the Coastal Carolina Mustang Club, will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 near Dave & Buster’s at Broadway at the Beach. The event features a showing of Mustangs from all eras, all hoping to take home an award. In addition to checking out the hot rides, visitors can also enjoy vendors and a raffle drawing.

Columbus Day Festa Italiana

The Sons & Daughters of Italy Myrtle Beach Lodge 2662 presents Columbus Day Festa Italiana 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct.5-6 in The Market Common.

There will be authentic Italian food, drinks and entertainment in addition to a pizza-eating contest and a pasta-eating contest.

There will be an Italian theme gift shot, arts crafts, activities for children and a car show.

Admission is $2, but children under 12 are admitted for free.

Call 848-333-7059 for more information.


South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

Looking for that special gift? Hungry for a bargain?

The South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale is set for 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Admission for shoppers is free. Parking at the convention center is $5 per car, or free with a residential parking decal.

The convention center is located at 2101 Oak St.

Block Party

The Downtown Murrells Inlet Block Party will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the corner of William Dallas Avenue and U.S. 17 Business.

The free event features food, games, music, story telling and local craft beers.

Surfside Beach Family Festival

Music, crafts and food are featured at the Surfside Beach Family Festival on Oct. 5.

The festival is slated for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Surfside Drive.

Harvest Day

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Harvest Day begins at 9:30 a.m. and lets folks participate in the picking, gathering and preparing of fall crops on the farm. This Harvest Day will be focused on corn.

The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is open Tuesdays to Saturdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The farm is free and open to the public. It is located at 2279 Harris Short Cut Road in Conway.

For more information, call the farm at 843-365-3596.

Live Oak Art & Music Festival

Live local music and more than 50 local artists, artisans, singers and songwriters, art, crafts, fresh produce and culinary items for sale are featured in the Live Oak Art & Music Festival at the historic Horry County Courthouse lawn off Third Avenue in Conway.

The festival is scheduled for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 5. It is free to attend.

Oct. 6: Paint with a Hero

Painting with a Twist hosts “Paint with a Hero” 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Myrtle Beach Fire Station off 38th Avenue North.

The event is free and open to children ages five and older. There will be chances to paint with members of Myrtle Beach’s fire and police departments as well as Horry County’s Sheriff Department and 911 operators.

The day also includes a fire truck tour and games.

Blessing of the Animals

The Church of the Resurrection will hosts the annual Blessing of the Animals Oct. 6 at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Bring pets to church, caged or leashed.

All pets are welcome. There will be many service animals from the community including police K9's, therapy animals and horses from Barnabas Horse Foundation. And there will be a pet-free zone for those with allergies.

Phone 843-215-4500 or go to www.resurrectionsurfside.org for more information.

Oct. 8: Essential Elements to a Good Business Plan

North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on building a good business plan at 1521 U.S. 17 South in North Myrtle Beach 8:30-9:30 a.m.

The workshop is free for those wishing to make changes and get their business moving toward higher profits.

Oct. 9

Organic Gardening

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. There will be an organic gardening class where visitors can learn about growing a garden using heirloom varieties of vegetables and only organic fertilizers. In this presentation, staff will demonstrate weeding the fresh greens from the garden. The class is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 9.

The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is open Tuesdays to Saturdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The farm is free and open to the public. It is located at 2279 Harris Short Cut Road in Conway.

For more information, call the farm at 843-365-3596.

"American Odyssey: The Voyage of Christopher Columbus"

"The 2019 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with American Odyssey: The Voyage of Christopher Columbus." Filmed on site in the Caribbean, this locally produced film is narrated by local author and historian Rod Gragg and features modern day footage, artwork, and historical images to tell the life and story behind the historic voyage.

The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main St. in Conway.

Oct. 10: Legends and Lore of Hampton and the Santee

The Georgetown Library will have a park ranger leading a discussion about the history of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site and the legends surrounding the plantation.

The event is 10-11 a.m. on Oct 10 at the library located at 405 Cleland St. in Georgetown. It is free and open to the public.

Oct. 10-12

Cruising the Beach Car Show

Cruising the Beach Car Show to benefit the Children’s Hospital of South Carolina will be in the parking lot at Broadway at the Beach 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Oct. 10-12.

Broadway at the Beach is located between 21st Avenue North and 29th Avenue North off U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach.

Oct. 11-12


Live music from German bands and modern musicians are part of the Oktoberfest celebration at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach Oct. 11-12. There will be more than 60 vendors, German food, food trucks, hay rides, scarecrow building, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch in addition to a stein holding and relay contest.

Oktoberfest begins at 4 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 11 a.m. on Oct. 12.

Oct. 12

Fire Prevention Expo and Open House

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department hosts a Fire Prevention Expo and Open House 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Fire Station No. 3, 2108 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.

The free event includes firefighter demonstrations, games, food, safety presentations, fire engine rides, equipment displays, mascots and more. Activities include kids’ combat challenge and fingerprinting.

First Book fundraiser

Team First Book-Horry County author’s luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 12 at Wild Wing Plantation in Conway.

Team First Book is a national nonprofit whose mission is to raise funds to purchase new books for children in need in the community. The Horry County chapter is the only board in South Carolina. To date, more than 100,000 books have been distributed to programs such as Freedom Readers, the Boys and Girls clubs, and others.

Author Donna Everhart is the featured speaker. Her new book, “The Moonshiner’s Daughter,” is scheduled to be released in January. It is set in the 1960s moonshine country of North Carolina and it’s about a young woman dealing with her family’s bootlegging legacy and what she believes caused her mother’s death.

Wild Wing Plantation is located at 1000 Wild Wing Blvd. off U.S. 501.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call or email Mona Prufer at mprufer@sccoast.net, 843-457-2088; Joan Grimmett at jgrimmett@sc.rr.com or 843-283-0514; or Anne Braillier at annebrallier@aol.com or 843-503-1480.

Morris Brothers - Traditional Bluegrass Concert

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a free traditional bluegrass concert by The Morris Brothers on Oct. 12 at 1 p.m.

The concert will be held in the museum’s McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main St. in Conway.

Oct. 12-13

Art in the Park

Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild’s Art in the Park will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct.12 and Oct. 13 at Valor Memorial Garden, 1120 Farrow Parkway in The Market Common of Myrtle Beach.

The event features artwork for sale and includes paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone and more. The event is free to attend.

Little River ShrimpFest

The Little River ShrimpFest will be on Mineola Avenue Oct. 12-15 featuring shrimp and fresh local seafood along with two stages of live music, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists and 200 different vendors.

Admission is $5 for adults while children 12 and younger are admitted for free.

Contact LittleRiverShrimpFest.org for more information.


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