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Come For The Grits, Stay For The Glamour

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:52 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Veteran country music acts Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis are bringing their “Grits and Glamour” tour to the Myrtle Beach area . The two will appear at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 for a night of music, fun and probably a few a laughs. Over the course of their career, the two have combined to record 28 top 10 hits, sold more than 18 million records and scored 12 No. 1 hits. Some of their best-known songs are Tillis’ “Maybe It Was Memphis” and “Mi Vida Loca,” and Morgan’s “Something in Red” and “Except for Monday.” Suffice it…

A Legend Is Coming to The Carolina Opry

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:24 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Nashville royalty Ricky Skaggs is bringing his classic mixture of country and bluegrass to the Myrtle Beach area . Skaggs will appear with his band, Kentucky Thunder, at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 for “An Evening of Bluegrass.” The 14-time Grammy Award-winner is known for putting his own stamp on the country format by fusing his bluegrass and traditional country roots with the contemporary Nashville sound. At 21 years old, Skaggs was the youngest member inducted into The Grand Ole Opry at the time. This is a one-night…

Coastal Crafting

Friday, July 31, 2015 2:28 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Are you crazy about crafts? If so, then the place to be this weekend is the Myrtle Beach area . Now entering its 32 nd year along the Grand Strand, the Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art and Craft Festival will be at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from July 31 through Aug. 2, 2015. Come out and meet hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across the nation. This festival offers something for every style, taste and budget. There are also thousands of choices, with everything from traditional to contemporary, functional to…

A Feast Fit For A Pirate

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:59 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Pirates have been a hot commodity these past several years, thanks in no small part to Johnny Depp, and the Myrtle Beach area is right there in the mix with Pirates Voyage . This electrifying dinner theater has had us saying emphasizing our “Arrrrggghhh’s” ever since it first opened for business in 2011. The lot of you will enjoy a king’s feast , while the pirate hordes steal your attention with their antics. It’s the battle between the Crimsons and the Sapphires, and their combat extends from the deck of these full-sized ships to the sky and…

Our childlike wonder for dinosaurs will never go extinct. From first reading about these long-ago creatures when we were youngsters to being thrilled by the blockbuster film “Jurassic World” this summer, there will always be something magical about the Triceratops, Pterodactyl and, of course, the Tyrannosaurus rex. Now that magic is on display at the Children’s Museum of South Carolina with their new “Dino Dig” exhibit. This fun, interactive activity lets children dig up dinosaur “fossils” and also learn more about some of the different…

A Look Back At Where We Came From

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 4:58 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

In 2015, the Myrtle Beach area is known as a top-notch family beach destination that attracts millions of visitors each and every year. But like all cities and towns across America, it wasn’t always like this. Our history is as rich and varied as any other community. That is why a trip to the Horry County Museum is always such an adventure. Since the beach is such an integral part of who we were, and who we are, it’s fitting that one of the museum exhibits looks at how our 60 miles of coastline have evolved over the generations. Some…

Revisiting History

Monday, July 20, 2015 5:04 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Sometimes, we like to leave our cellphones and other modern advances on the backburner and take a step back in time. One of our favorite spots in the Myrtle Beach area to play time traveler is the Hopsewee Plantation . This traditional Lowcountry rice plantation was built 40 years before the start of the Revolutionary War. After close to 300 years, the house has only been owned by five families, none of whom allowed the property to fall into decay. Indeed, the home is truly a preservation instead of a restoration. And it’s not just the…

Tonight’s the Night for “ONE”

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:53 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The pageantry, spectacle and music of Broadway can be found right here in the Myrtle Beach area at “ONE the Show” at the Alabama Theatre . This truly has it all. Bit of a music buff? “ONE” features country, gospel, pop, rock and even some of your favorite Broadway tunes. In the mood for a tickling of the funny bone? “ONE” also incorporates great family comedy into the routine. Throw in fantastic production numbers, great costumes and wonderful talent, and you’ve got a night out along the Grand Strand that the whole family will love.…

It's Magic!

Friday, June 19, 2015 10:13 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When the weather is warm and sunny in the Myrtle Beach area , we love getting our toes in the sand and taking a swim in the refreshing waters of the Atlantic. In the evenings, it’s showtime! And this summer, one of our favorite live entertainment extravaganzas is the Carnival of Magic at The Palace Theatre . New for 2015, this production offers dazzling set pieces, wonderful costumes and elaborate special effects. But that’s not all! The show also features Christian Stoinev, Scooby the Dog and the King BMX Team, all of whom were…

Time to Explore Planet Jellies

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Ripley’s Aquarium has added a brand new exhibit, featuring a creature that both terrifies and fascinates: jellyfish. The new exhibit is welcoming with a color-changing entrance, leading into a room with lit columns and tanks, which make the jellies glow. The Planet Jellies display features 9 tanks, boasting over 5,000 gallons of water, requiring 4 different operating systems. Within the new area, there are five different types of jellyfish to learn about, and observe: Moon Jelly, Pacific Sea Needle, Spotted Lagoon Jelly, Atlantic Sea Needle,…