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April

22   BATTLESHIP North Carolina – 50th Anniversary: Battleship Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Carnival.  10 am – 2 pm.  Hippity Hoppity down the Battleship trail for a fun Spring event with continuous games and egg hunts along with a bounce house and petting zoo for guests to enjoy.  Tickets are $5 a person and children under 2 are free.  Please call 910-251-5797 for more information.
23   29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  10 am.  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  The Easter Bunny will make a special visit to hand out candy to all the children that attend.  Wear your Easter best and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  Egg hunt areas are divided by age groups (infant and above) and there are many other activities for all ages.  For more information, please call North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation (843) 280-5570.
 
May
7   Mayfest on Main.  10 am – 6 pm.  North Myrtle Beach Main Street.  This festival features some of the best live musical acts, arts, crafts and food vendors, a community stage and a children’s area.  Bring a beach chair to this family event.  For more info call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us.
7   15th Annual Blessing of the Inlet.  9 am – 4 pm.  With over 60 arts and crafts vendors showcasing their wonderful handmade goods a virtual treasure trove awaits.   Don't forget about all the delicious food prepared by some of Murrells Inlet's finest restaurants!  An event for the entire family - rain or shine.  FREE.  Belin United Methodist Church.  "See Ya’ Saturday!"  www.blessingoftheinlet.com
7   Rivertown  Music and Arts Festival.  10 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Downtown Conway.  Great music, art and a variety of cuisine choices will celebrate this annual event. Local artists, crafters and merchants will line the downtown streets offering an assortment of wares including pottery, wood, glass, photography, jewelry and paintings. No coolers. For more information, please call (843) 248-6260.
8–15   2nd Annual Coastal Uncorked.  The festival features a restaurant week; a wine tasting trolley tour of Myrtle Beach; Paula Deen featured event; outdoor entertainment at Market Common and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade; the Coastal Uncorked Golf Tournament; and the Coastal Uncorked Food Fight Gala.  (843) 839-8819
14   Bluegrass on the Waccamaw. 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.  Downtown Conway.  Features are top local, regional and international bands. Admission is free. No alcohol, no coolers and no pets. For more information call (843) 455-6161.
21   Beach Blast! Christian Music Festival.  3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  This ticketed event will feature performances by Toby Mac, Skillet and other great performers. Fireworks finale, food and arts/crafts vendors will also be at the family-friendly festival.  Ocean Blvd. between 8th & 9th Ave. N.  Call (843) 626-7444 for information.
30   BATTLESHIP North Carolina: 46th Annual Memorial Day Observance.  5:30 pm. A Field of Honor will stand in Battleship Park with 400 American Flags to serve as tribute to the men and women who served to keep our freedom.  Guest speaker VADM Carol Pottenger, currently Deputy for NATO, an all service Color Guard, a 21-gun salute by a Marine Corps Honor Guard, a military band, TAPS, and a commemorative memorial wreath.  FREE.   Please call 910-251-5797 for more information.
 
June
3/4   60th Annual Sun Fun Festival.  Kickoff to the summer long Sun Fun Festival.  Food vendors, art/craft vendors, free huge kids zone, rides and games, celebrity meet & greet.  Grand Park at Market Common.  (843) 626-7444.  www.SunFunFestival.com
3/4   16th Corvettes at Myrtle Beach – All Corvette Show.  The main event will be held Saturday at the entertainment complex, Broadway at the Beach, featuring a DJ, door prizes to registrants, a road cruise of the beach, and awards banquet.  www.myrtlebeachcorvettes.com.
10   Movies @ McLean.  Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset (approx. 8:45 pm).  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars.  All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Tonight’s scheduled movie is Megamind.  Bring your chair, blanket – Admission is FREE!
18-19   Art in the Park – 9a.m. – 5 p.m. The popular kid-friendly art show features local and regional artisans displaying and selling their handmade works.  Chapin Park.
23   Myrtle Beach Guide Night – Pelicans’ Baseball! – BB&T Coastal Field, 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach 7 p.m.  Join hosts Myrtle Beach Guide and Myrtle Beach bucks Coupon Book as we give away great prizes throughout the home game against the Potomac Nationals.
25   Riverfest.  An Independence Celebration held along the Waccamaw River in downtown Conway. This popular festival features many live entertainment acts, an artisan market, activities and games for all ages, food, fireworks, and much, much, more!
 
July
2-4   Fireworks!  Independence Day!  At many of the area’s piers, Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, and other municipal celebrations, you’ll never be too far away from the red, white, and blue, and the snap, crackle and pop of our Nation’s birthday.
8   Movies @ McLean.  Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset (approx. 8:45 pm).  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars.  All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Tonight’s scheduled movie is Yogi Bear.  Bring your chair, blanket – Admission is FREE!
19   Myrtle Beach Guide Night – Pelicans’ Baseball! – BB&T Coastal Field, 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach 7 p.m.  Join hosts Myrtle Beach Guide and Myrtle Beach bucks Coupon Book as we give away great prizes throughout the home game against the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
 
August
12   Movies @ McLean.  Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset (approx. 8:20 pm).  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars.  All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Tonight’s scheduled movie is Tangled.  Bring your chair, blanket – Admission is FREE!
 
September
2-3   Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival.  The festival will feature family friendly entertainment and events including live music, food and arts/craft vendors, huge kids zone, wake board demo, fireworks, etc.  Grand Park at Market Common.  (843) 626-7444.  www.BeachBoogieBarbequeFestival.com.
9   Movies @ McLean.  Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset (approx. 7:45 pm).  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars.  All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Tonight’s scheduled movie is Gnomeo & Juliet.  Bring your chair, blanket – Admission is FREE!
16-25   SOS Fall Migration.  It’s the last blast of the season as The Society of Stranders stroll from club to club shagging with their friends.  They are enjoying a priceless moment in time that can only be found on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.
24   50th Anniversary: Battleship Alive! 8 am – 5 pm.  Watch and interact with World War II living history interpreters as they bring the Ship to life by re-enacting daily duties & drills.  Free with regular Battleship admission.  Please call 910-251-5797 for more information.
24   8th Annual Irish Italian International Festival.  8 am – 4 pm.  The festival will feature great food from local restaurants, live music, arts, crafts and dance groups all surrounding an Irish Italian International theme.  FREE admission.  For more info call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us.
 
October
8-9   Art in the Park – 9a.m. – 5 p.m. The popular kid-friendly art show features local and regional artisans displaying and selling their handmade works.  Chapin Park.
14   Movies @ McLean.  Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset (approx. 7:15 pm).  McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars.  All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Tonight’s scheduled movie is Rango.  Bring your chair, blanket – Admission is FREE!
22-23   2nd Annual Wine Festival.  The 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Wine Fest! Featuring the area's largest selection of Wines! Sample over 100 different wines all in one location!  Valor Park at Market Common.  (843) 712-2618.  www.MyrtleBeachBeerFest.com