events

E.g., Oct 25 2020

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Though the world looks a little different right now, the Alzheimer’s Association’s commitment to ending this disease has not changed and funds still need to be raised to help in the fight. Instead of a large, in-person event in 2020, participants are invited to fundraise and then walk in small teams of friends and family while others in the community will be doing the same. Various Grand Strand locations, visit the website for registration and fundraising info. (803) 509-7352, www.alz.org


Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

This event at Brookgreen Gardens is back for 2020 with precautions in place so you have plenty of room to enjoy delicious brews while staying socially distant! Sample great beers from a variety of breweries as you enjoy a fall evening outdoors. Proceeds from Brew at the Zoo will support new projects at the gardens. Visit the website for more details. Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet. Saturday, 5–9 p.m. Visit website for prices. (843) 235-6000, www.brookgreen.org


Out of the Darkness Myrtle Beach Experience

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 11:00am

While the Out of the Darkness Walks will look a little different this year, their mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide has not changed. A fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, this experience unites the community to fight suicide, educate and raise awareness and support those who have lost loved ones or those with lived experience. Visit the website for details about the Myrtle Beach Experience. Visit website for details and fundraising info. www.afsp.org


Veterans’ Day Ceremony

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:00am

The annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center will focus on the history and future of military service. The event will feature guest speakers, a brass band performance and more. Veterans from every branch and conflict will be recognized, and new recruits will take their oaths of office to become soldiers. Honor and thank the brave men and women who serve our country! 
Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St. Wednesday, 11 a.m. Free. www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com


Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 9:00am

The beloved Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals, celebrating its 39th year in 2020, ushers in the holiday season on the Grand Strand. Hosted at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, the show is a unique national award-winning event made up of amazing shopping and entertainment options. The highlight is the Victorian Holiday Marketplace. Visit the website for a full schedule events and information and get ready to get into the Christmas spirit! 
Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St. Thursday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday, noon–6 p.m. Visit website for ticket prices. (843) 448-9483, www.dickenschristmasshow.com 


Bike to the Boardwalk

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 10:00am

Bike 5 miles (roundtrip) on gravel roads through Hobcaw Barony’s pristine forests to the Reserve’s beautiful salt marsh boardwalk on North Inlet estuary. Upland forest habitats, wildlife, research and salt marsh ecology will be discussed during the trip. Bring your own bike (all terrain tires

recommended), helmet, water, snack. FREE; weather permitting: limited to 6 participants. Register here: http://www.northinlet.sc.edu/events/bike-to-the-boardwalk-2/


Coastal Highland Games

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 8:00am

Experience Celtic pride with the Coastal Highland Games! Clans dating back centuries will come together to celebrate culture, compete in athletic contests and have a great time. The day will include everything from border collie demonstrations to live music. There will also be great food, competitions like the hammer throw and caber toss, cold beer and more. Myrtle Beach Pelicans Stadium, 1251 21st Ave. N. Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. $7 in advance; $10 day of the event. (843) 448-0585, www.nspromos.com 


Annual Ride for Autism

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 10:00am

All vehicles are welcome on this 47-mile escorted ride that helps raise funds for SOS Care. Enjoy music and food from 10 a.m. to noon at North Myrtle Beach’s Harley-Davidson Shop at the Beach. Kickstands will go up at noon with the ride ending at Murrells Inlet’s Beaver Bar. Start at The Harley-Davidson Shop at the Beach, 4002 U.S. 17. Saturday, 10 a.m. with ride beginning at noon. $20 per driver; $5 per passenger. (843) 449-0554, www.soscaresc.org


Mythical & Medieval Festival

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 11:00am to Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Come enjoy Myrtle Beach’s only Renaissance themed festival and help raise money for a good cause. The weekend will include a fairy forest, princesses, medieval combat, a fire show, an artisan’s village, delicious eats, mead tasting and much more. Proceeds benefit Caleb’s Dragonfly Dreams, who provide positive activities to children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected and reside in group homes or shelters. RH Acres, 3833 Socastee Blvd. Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. $5–$15. (843) 360-9052, www.mythicalmedievalfest.com


Denim & Diamonds Benefit Gala

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 6:00pm

This elegant evening will feature food, a silent auction and great music by the Carolina Forest High School jazz band. The combo of casual denim with the glam of diamonds is something uniquely Carolina, and this night of dinner and dancing can’t be missed! Silent auction items include dinner with Ed Piotrowski, oceanfront stays, restaurant gift cards, photography sessions and more. Proceeds benefit the CFHS marching band. Waterbridge HOA Clubhouse, 1701 Singing Rose Drive. Saturday, 6–9 p.m. $50. (843) 236-7997, www.horrycountyschools.ne