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Myrtle Beach Events Calendar

There's so much to do in Myrtle Beach! Here's what is happening around town.

Monterey Bay Suites is in the heart of Myrtle Beach and close to countless events, festivals, concerts and more. Something is always going on around town, here's the comprehensive list of all area events.
04 AprThe McCartney Project

The McCartney Project is the ultimate live concert tribute to Paul McCartney, Wings and The Beatles, covering three decades of the most popular Beatles hits and more. Each song replicates the iconic sound of Paul McCartney's music. Songs include: Eight Days A Week, Band on the Run, Please Please Me, Lady Madonna, Hey Jude, Yesterday, Rock Show, Live and Let Die, and more!

This is a fun, high-energy show from the opening song through the closing encore and is a family-friendly show for all ages.

The McCartney Project will be at the Alabama Theatre on April 4, at 7 p.m.

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16 AprSOS Spring Safari

Thousands of shaggers from all over the East Coast gather each year at the end of April for the Society of Stranders Spring Safari in North Myrtle Beach. Beach music lovers and shaggers from all over hit the road in search of the first outing of the season, and their destination is the famous little strip of sand known as the Grand Strand. For 10 days from April 16-25, 2020, the biggest adult party on the East Coast crashes into North Myrtle Beach with a wide variety of activities including tea parties, shag dancing, live music, mingling with friends and a huge parade. As the sun goes down, all the local lounges light up with activity and spots like Duck's, Fat Harold's, Pirate's Cove and the OD Lounge become the center of nightlife and fun. On the last Saturday of the even is the parade featuring ACSC member clubs who plan, design, & build parade floats for fun & a chance to win one of the coveted awards.

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LOCASH will be at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach on April 18, at 7 p.m.

The duo includes Preston Brust and Chris Lucas, who have enjoyed hit singles, sold-out concert appearances, and have tasted the top of the chart as two of Nashville's quickest-rising songwriters. The coming year will bring the fans what they have been clamoring for - new music. And, with the ultimate team in play, Lucas says that the future is bright.

But, as the old saying goes... you ain't seen nothing yet.

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18 AprHome Free

Home Free is country music's only real a cappella group and are returning with their fourth studio album, Dive Bar Saints. Listening to the leadoff track, "Remember This," you might wonder if they've added instrumentation to their previously all-vocal catalog? Not to worry; that's just an optical illusion. They're completely a cappella at all times!

Home Free will be at the Alabama Theatre on April 18, at 8 p.m.

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21 AprMyrtle Beach International Film Festival

The 15th annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF), billed as "The East Coast's answer to the Sundance Film Festival", will take place April 21-25, 2020, at Stone Theatres Grand 14 at the Market Common.

Ranked one of the top 25 film festivals out of more than 5,000 by Movie Maker magazine, the event will feature films and filmmakers from all over the world. During the four-day event, films will be screened with documentaries, dramas, comedies, horror movies, short films and more.

Visit myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com for more details.

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24 AprHorry County Fair

The 5th annual Horry County Fair will be held at the Myrtle Beach Speedway April 24 - May 3, 2020! This 10-day event will feature rides, food, games, live entertainment, a petting zoo, racing pigs, and MORE!

Daily admission is $5; $3 for seniors and military (ID required). Kids ages 4 and younger get in free. Parking is free.

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25 AprThe Edwards Twins Master Impersonators

Watch as Las Vegas' number one impersonators, The Edwards Twins, impersonate icons such as; Sonny & Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Barbra Streisand, and many more. All your favorite legendary superstars come alive in an evening with the stars and include extraordinary live vocal. USA Today and The Boston Globe raves "A must see show" as each star sings their number 1 hits.

The Edwards Twins Master Impersonators will be at the Alabama Theatre on April 25, at 7 p.m.

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30 Apr2020 Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam

Check out the third annual Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam on April 30-May 2, 2020, at the former Myrtle Beach Square Mall site in downtown Myrtle Beach! Jeep enthusiasts will flock to this inaugural event which will feature 50+ vendors, kids' activities, raffles, obstacle course and much more!

Event hours are subject to change.

Registration is open now!

Registration: $80 (Early Bird rate of $65 available through Jan. 31)

Includes 1 parking decal, obstacle course, 1 admission wristband, 1 swag bag, and 1 event t-shirt

1-Day Pass: $50

1 Jeep Jam pass for parking + obstacle course, 1 admission wristband & 1 event T-shirt

Beach Crawl: $35

1 Beach Crawl decal for Jeep and passengers, free breakfast, 1 Beach Crawl t-shirt

Event Admission: $5 per day. Children 12 and under, free.

Event Times (Subject to change)

Thursday, April 30 | 1-6 p.m.

Friday, May 1 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, May 2 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

To learn more about the event, check out the Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam website.

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02 MayCSN Express

CSN Express takes the audience on a musical journey that follows the career of Crosby, Stills & Nash over five decades. You will see and hear the groups different phases, from their debut at the 1969 Woodstock Festival, to their collaboration with Neil Young and on to their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

This show captures the true music and vocal harmonies of Crosby, Stills & Nash. With clever dialogue and well composed medleys, this show delivers plenty of powerful music moments that always brings the audience to their feet clapping and singing along to their favorite songs.

CSN Express will be at the Alabama Theatre on May 2, at 7 p.m.

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03 MayResurrection: A Journey Tribute

Join The Carolina Opry Theater on May 3, 2020 at 7 pm for the most authentic Journey tribute experience from Resurrection! This Journey Tribute band authentically recreates the sights and sounds of what it was like to be at a Journey concert back in the 1980's. The band will play Journey's biggest hits, so don't be afraid to sing along to "Don't Stop Believin'," "Wheel in the Sky," and more!

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online, at the box office, or by calling 800-843-6779.

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08 MayMyrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is set for May 8-18, 2020, and will feature bike shows, vendors, tours and more around the Grand Strand. Enjoy cruising daycations to Charleston or up to Wilmington, N.C. Harley Davidson locations are hot-spots throughout the week along with hangouts like Jamin' Leather, Beaver Bar, the Rat Hole, Suck Bang Blow, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Ocean Annie's Beach Bar and many others. There's also a Loop Tour that's nearly 200 miles through Horry and Georgetown Counties.

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16 MayWorld Famous Blue Crab Festival

The 39th annual Blue Crab Festival will host lots of food, fun, arts, crafts and more! Bring your family & friends to enjoy fresh, local seafood from a waterfront restaurant or get your favorite festival food fix. Enjoy scenic views, live beach music, and shop for a unique souvenir from a crafter. The event takes place along the Little River waterfront and hosts a kids' area with tons of games and things to do.

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01 JunFireworks at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing -- a shopping, dining and entertainment complex on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach -- lights up the sky with a weekly fireworks show at 10 p.m. every Monday night over the lake throughout summer.

In addition to the fireworks shows, Barefoot Landing offers a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, including festivals and a summer-long celebration of sunshine and fun.

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02 JunFireworks at Broadway at the Beach

Catch a spectacular fireworks show at Broadway at the Beach this summer!

Their Tuesday night firework shows will take place on from June 2 - August 25 at 10 p.m.

They will also have firework shows every Friday night which will take place from June 19 - August 14 at 10 p.m.

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04 JunCarolina Country Music Fest
Luke Combs, Eric Church and Darius Rucker headline the 2020 Carolina Country Music Fest. Jake Owen will kick off the event with the Thursday Night Kick Off concert. Additional performers include Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Ashley McBride and Mitchell Tenpenny.
The Carolina Country Music Fest is a 4-day country music festival hosted oceanfront in the heart of Myrtle Beach. It includes a mix of country mega-stars and up-and-comers.
Wristbands start at $189 for a 4-day general admission pass. Main Stage VIP wristbands are $429 and include premium main stage location, private restrooms, and VIP entrance. Super VIP passes are $1599 and include a private platform viewing area with full bar, air conditioned catering tent, exclusive VIP entrance, and private restrooms. Super VIP passes also include beer, wine, cocktails, and soda; light appetizers; and one meal per day. Thursday Night Kick Off tickets are $39. Payment plans are available.
Past performers at CCMF have included Luke Bryant, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Big and Rich, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Kip Moore Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Kelly Pickler, Rascall Flatts, Big and Rich, Jake Owen, Kelsea Ballerini and dozens more. The three-day event features food and beverage vendors, giveaways, a VIP and Super VIP area with premium positions near the stage and a large area for general admission.
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05 Jun2020 Corvettes at the Beach Car Show

The 25th annual Corvettes at the Beach Car Show will be June 5th and 6th. Guests will be able to view tons of classic and new cars at this family-friendly event.

Festivities begin with a Friday Night "Pre-Show Party" at the Land Mark Resort, overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. There will be a delicious dinner, a Tricky Tray Auction, and a DJ for your dancing pleasure.

The fun continues, Sat June 6th , 8:30 a.m., with the "Corvettes At Myrtle Beach" car show. Trophies will be presented and the national Corvette Museum will have items for sale. There will also be door prizes, food, vendors, entertainment and a live auction.

The Show will be held at Broadway at the Beach, 21st Avenue.

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07 JunComedian Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen is in his fifth decade as a working comedian. You may have seen him on Comedy Central, VH-1, Showtime, CBN and numerous other television networks. Jeff has surpassed 30 million views on Facebook and YouTube in a very short span of time. He has also produced and starred in his own sitcom pilot for Castlerock Television and in the critically acclaimed film, "Apostles of Comedy."

Jeff Allen will be at the Alabama Theatre on June 7, at 7 p.m.

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16 JunMopars at the Beach

Mopar enthusiasts and muscle car connoisseurs are invited to attend Myrtle Beach's annual "Mopars at the Beach." Owners of Mopar brands like classic Chrysler and Jeep are invited to gather for a week of events and fun. The Mopar Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show offers awards for various categories like Best Charger, Best Challenger, Best Truck, Best Modern and Best Classic.

The week includes various events and meet-and-greets along with a car show at the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

To pre-register, and for more information, visit the Mopars at the Beach website.

Tentative schedule:

Tuesday, June 16 | Meet & Greet Kickoff at Hooters - Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, June 17 | Mopar Dyno Day as S3 & Cruise-In at On the Half Shell

Thursday, June 18 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Laps at Myrtle beach Speedway; 6-9 p.m. - Cruise-in at Old Chicago Pizza in Garden City Beach

Friday, June 19 | Charity Ride

Saturday, June 20 | All Mopar Car Show

Sunday, June 21 | Cruise-in at Wheels of Yesteryear

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27 JunConway Riverfest

Don't miss the annual Riverfest in downtown Conway. The family-fun festival offers an exciting play area just for kids, food and beer garden, live music, food, arts and crafts and more.

Live entertainment will be held in Riverfront Park including performances from local entertainers and a fireworks show at 9:30. Admission to this area is $5/person and children 12 and under are free.

Hang out along Marina Drive for the opening ceremony followed by a golf cart parade at 11:30 a.m., artisan market, business expo and a Jello Jump with a kids area.

The Kid Zone will have inflatables, icy treats, mini train rides, games, face painting, bull rides, a bungee jump, ponies, petting zoo and a miniature racetrack.

While attending the festival choose from a variety of food vendors like tasty corn dogs to fabulous funnel cakes to delicious deep fried avocado bites to refreshing shaved ice treats. Better Brands Beer products are available at Riverfront Park Area only from 3PM-9:30 PM

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27 JunBee Gees Gold

John Acosta's Bee Gees Gold tribute is the ultimate salute and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreate the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's. Performing early hits such as Massachusetts and I Started a Joke, to the later disco classics like, Stayin' Alive, You Should be Dancing and more!

Bee Gees Gold will be at the Alabama Theatre on June 27, at 7 p.m.

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04 JulPawleys Island 4th of July Parade

Create your own float and register for the annual 4th of July Parade in Pawleys Island, which will take place at 9 a.m., July 4. Decorate your golf cart, car, boat, truck bed -- anything that can be turned into a patriotic display for 4th of July. Register your float at Town Hall in Pawleys Island in advance or register the day of the parade.

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04 Jul4th of July Fireworks at Cherry Grove Pier

The annual fireworks display at the Cherry Grove Pier will fill the air with lights and sound this 4th of July. The event is free and open to the public. Bring a beach chair to enjoy the amazing light show comfortably near the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The display begins around 9:30 p.m.

04 Jul4th of July Fireworks at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing will be lighting up the night sky with a gorgeous fireworks exhibit over the lake to celebrate the 4th of July!

Conveniently located on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing is a shopping and entertainment complex home to many bars, restaurants and shops. The complex offers many family-friendly events and weekly fireworks shows on Mondays throughout the summer.

The July Fourth fireworks show begins at 10 p.m.

04 Jul4th of July Fireworks - Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach offers a special 4th of July fireworks show over Lake Broadway starting at 10 p.m. Admission is free, but get there early to find parking as this is a very popular annual event. The fireworks are viewable from anywhere in the massive complex, but the bridges over the water make for a particularly good vantage point.

Broadway at the Beach is a popular tourist destination in the heart of Myrtle Beach, offering a unique mix of dining, nightlife and shopping. In recent years, the complex has undergone a transformation with Celebrity Square becoming "The Avenue," home to Wahlburgers, the relocated Hard Rock Cafe, and several nightlife spots.

Fireworks displays are slated for Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer months in addition to the special 4th of July show.

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04 Jul4th of July Fireworks at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing will be lighting up the night sky with a gorgeous fireworks exhibit over the lake to celebrate the 4th of July!

Conveniently located on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing is a shopping and entertainment complex home to many bars, restaurants and shops. The complex offers many family-friendly events and weekly fireworks shows on Mondays throughout the summer.

The July Fourth fireworks show begins at 10 p.m.

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11 JulRicky Mokel Summer Comedy Show

Ricky Mokel has preformed live at the Alabama Theatre in North Myrtle Beach, SC for several years, reaching nearly 1 million adults and children. His dry humor is a loved by young and old. Ricky Mokel is one of the most natural and spontaneous comedy characters to come along in years.

This event is January 25, at 7 p.m.

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18 JulForever Motown

Forever Motown is an incredible collection of nine all-star performers including the Spinners original lead singer G.C. Cameron and former Temptations lead singer Glenn Leonard. Members of The Marvelettes also join this star-studded group, along with a live band to bring your favorite hit songs from all the Motown legends including The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Smoky Robinson and more.

Forever Motown will be at the Alabama Theatre on July 18, at 7 p.m.

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24 Jul1964: The Beatles Tribute

1964: The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. Since the early 80's, 1964: The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the "Best Beatles Tribute on Earth".

With songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, 1964 astonishingly recreates an early 60's live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, and hairstyles.

1964: The Beatles Tribute will be at the Alabama Theatre on July 24, at 7 p.m.

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15 AugRighteous Brothers

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo, The Righteous Brothers, topped the charts in four decades and will now be at the Alabama Theatre for a night filled with some of their hit songs. Bill Medley joins one of the most versatile vocalists, Bucky Heard, to bring the Righteous Brothers back to the stage.

The Righteous Brothers concert experience features some of their biggest hits, including You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' (which is the most played song in radio history), Soul & Inspiration, Unchained Melody, Rock and Roll Heaven, Grammy-winning Dirty Dancing theme The Time of My Life, and so much more!

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31 AugMyrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Tournament 2020

Over 3,000 golfers from around the world compete in the annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Tournament every summer. Players complete 72 holes on a different course each day throughout the event. Over 60 courses will participate in the tournament including Barefoot Resort courses, Caledonia, Grande Dunes, Legends courses, Myrtlewood and many more.

Golfers of all skill levels are welcome to play. Those with a USGA-approved handicap are eligible for prizes in their respective flights, which are divided by age, handicap and gender. Non-handicapped players can play in the Gross or Just for Fun flights. The World Amateur website includes information about handicaps along with the event's handicap committee.

The tournament fee includes 72 holes of golf on a new course each day, a gift bag stuffed with swag totaling $300, entrance to the 19th hole party with heavy hors d'ouevres and an open bar, random drawings and competitions.

Don't miss the fun going on at the 19th hole with food, live bands every night, cornhole, a photo booth, indoor par 3 contest, demos, massages, Golden Tee and tons more competitions.

Visit the website for a complete schedule of events and registration details.

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07 SepMyrtle Beach Mustang Week

Mustang Week will be held Sept. 7-12, 2020. Mustang Week, a celebration of Ford's most famous sports car, has grown into a gathering of hundreds of owners and enthusiasts who visit the area each year for one of the biggest car show events in Myrtle Beach. It includes a variety of events taking place all over the area including at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach Speedway, the Myrtle Beach Mall, Ocean Boulevard and more. The lineup of activities for each annual gathering includes meet and greets, cruise-ins, car shows, awards ceremonies, drag nights and more.

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24 SepRun to the Sun Car Show

* The Run to the Sun Car Show has been rescheduled from March to September 24-26.

The Run to the Sun Car Show, one of the largest in the Southeast, brings thousands of classic cars to Myrtle Beach for a weekend-long event. The Pee Dee Street Rodders host the event, now in its 32nd year.

The show includes thousands of pre-1989 cars and trucks. Last year's winning car and truck were a 1957 Dodge Coronet and a 1966 F100 Ford.

In addition to bringing classic-car enthusiasts from around the country together, the show raises money for the Children's Miracle Network and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The Pee Dee Street Rodders have donated more than $1.8 million to charities since its founding in 1987.

The show runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the old Myrtle Square Mall.

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03 OctThe Platter's, The Drifter's, & The Coaster's

A night filled with the iconic sounds of the 50's and 60's!

The Platters have never stopped performing. They sell out wherever they go and have sold over 80 million records.

The Drifters mixed the sounds of the 50's with 60's soul music. Their vocals were sweet with hints of R&B and just the right amount of gospel influences.

The Coasters perform hits with humorous material remembered by all.

Hear the hits from all three at the Alabama Theatre on February 22, at 7 p.m.

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10 Oct2020 Little River ShrimpFest

The Little River Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 16th annual Little River ShrimpFest. There will be 2 stages of live music, stiltwalkers, balloon artists, arts and crafts, a children's area, and a shrimp and grits cook-off. Fill up on the freshest Little River seafood and festival foods throughout the weekend.

Parking and shuttles will be available in the area for $5, or enjoy a Water Taxi out of Harbourgate Marina. The water taxi is $15/person and includes a round-trip ride on the Sea Screamer, admission into the festival, and parking at Harbourgate Marina or adjacent boat ramp. It will leave the marina every hour and return every half hour from the festival.

Festival admission is $5/person each day. Kids 12 and under get in free.

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15 Oct2020 St. John's Greek Festival

The annual St. John's Greek Festival, a celebration of Greek culture, cuisine and family fun, is one of the most beloved Myrtle Beach events of the fall.

This year's 29th annual event will take place Thursday, October 15 to Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Get your fill of spanakopita, gyros, baklava, cookies, salads, pastries, breads and more as St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church hosts this tasty annual event. The event is fun for the whole family and offers inflatables, live performances and music, craft and vendor tables and tours of the beautiful church.

There's just something so inviting when you enter the festival every year. It's hard to resist the hundreds of pastries lining the sidewalk as you enter the main hall for your entr?e. Traditional lamb or chicken gyros on fresh pita with tzatziki sauce, spices, lettuce, tomatoes and onions are perhaps the most commonly ordered meal.

It's worth trying the moussaka or pastichio for a taste of the Greek life. Moussaka is an eggplant casserole with layers of ground beef, cheese, potatoes and a cream sauce. Pastichio is an interesting classic dish with ground beef, cinnamon, nutmeg and a cream sauce inside of baked macaroni. Whatever dish suits your fancy, don't miss the roasted Greek potatoes and Greek salad to accompany it!

Still hungry but not ready for dessert? Move on to the spanakopita or tiropita. Both made with cream cheese, egg and filo pastry these delicious side kicks can fill you up quick. Spanakopita has spinach added to it so technically speaking, you're getting your vegetable servings in! The Dolmathes, or stuffed grape leaves as we typically hear them called, are hand-rolled perfection.

Authentic Greek beer and imported wines wash down the best of any festival lunch and dinner. Ouzo shots are sold at the event if you really want a taste of Greek liquor.

The festival opens at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and noon on Sunday.

17 OctLoris Bog-Off Festival

Don't miss the annual Loris Bog-Off Festival! A chicken bog cooking contest will be held and judges will decide which chef has the best dish around. Chicken Bog is a Lowcountry dish made from rice, chicken, onion, sausage and a special blend of spices.

This festival is a day packed with entertainment, vendors, food, and fun for all ages.

The Loris Bog-Off will take place October 17.

15 NovCarolina Beach Music Awards

The mission of the Carolina Beach Music Awards is to promote Carolina Beach Music and the unique Carolina lifestyle by the presentation of a first class awards show that originates each November in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The show honors winners in various categories and remembers the pioneers who originated this music and helped make it great.

The Carolina Beach Music Awards will be held at the Alabama Theatre on Nov. 15, at 3 p.m.

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