A recent article in The Sun News online showed many ways that people enjoy the water along the Intracoastal Waterway during the summer. Jet-skis, sailboating, or just sitting at the bank in a beach chair plopped in the water all make great ways to pass a lazy summer's afternoon. Beat the heat! Go to the Intracoastal Waterway! [Photo by Sabree Hill, The Sun News]
Those who love to play bingo in a smoke-free environment will want to know about the Wednesday bingo events at the Myrtle Beach Elks Lodge (605 27th Avenue North). The cost is $17 with all proceeds going to charity, primarily to scholarships for local students. Come on out and have fun with the game you love, plus meet new people who love it, too. Wednesday games start at 6:30 PM. More details at 843.448.3216.
Ask people what technological device had the most influence on shaping American city life before the year 2000, most would say the automobile and the air conditioner. In 1960 a/c units were only in 12% of American homes. As they spread, especially south and southwest, more people moved to those hot-weather areas, spiking population explosions. Without a/c, would you live here in summer? Without a car, would you walk a few blocks to the beach?
North Myrtle Beach wants to pay as many tributes as possible to veterans. Prior to the July 4th flyover event called "Salute from the Shore," the 173rd Airborne Brigade and all veterans received honors by the City of North Myrtle Beach with a fabulous stage show -- the United States Army Golden Knights, the 82nd Airborne Division Chorus, and the national recording stars, Cimmaron, all combined for one spectacular evening to remember!
Kids love to play in the jungle-themed pool and water system at Towers. Not only is there a delightfully twisty waterslide, but there are numerous jungle and pirate-themed motifs for imaginations to spin off hours of games and intrigue. Nearby, Towers' swimming pool lets adults stay close enough to be watchful, yet far enough away to avoid interference with playful adventures.
The City of North Myrtle Beach offers varied sports activities for youngsters all during the year: baseball, softball, football, basketball, and more (some more seasonal than others). For additional information, contact the youth sports staff at the City 843.280.5570. Some activities are limited to residents of the City, and others are open to all. More detail at http://parks.nmb.us/parks/home.aspx.
The day after the fourth in Southport, NC, a one-hour tour took place from North Myrtle Beach. As part of a July tradition, the Freedom Boat Club of Southport continued its Independence Day celebration on July 5th with a barbeque and fireworks, again. Participants also walked the Southport Trail of live oak trees, ancient graveyards, and three centuries of history. Others took a 20-minute ferry ride to Bald Head Island.
Now playing at Myrtle Beach Mall at "Uptown Myrtle Beach" at the Carolina Improv - "Whose Beach Is It Anyway?" This acting company is a local comedy group that puts on hilarious performances. More information at www.CarolinaImprov.com or 843.272.4242. Their current presentation appeals to visitors and locals alike with funny things about our very locale. The show is appropriate for all ages.
Come to La Belle Amie Vineyard on August 21st for nostalgic "oldies" live music in a presentation called "Whole Lotta Shakin.'" Great food, jazz, local artwork, and fine wine make this festival at La Belle Amie memorable for every generation in your family. Information at www.LabBelleamie.com or 843.399.WINE (9463).
Come to Lee's Inlet Apothecary & Gifts at 3579 Hwy 17 Business to experience the creations of our most talented soda jerks. The contest celebrates the anniversary of the store's opening and began when the owners installed their 1920s marble and milk glass soda fountain in 2002. Call 843-651-7979 for more information. 2 3 4 next > >>