HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - If you're looking for something to do this weekend, look no further. There are a variety of events going on throughout the Grand Strand for all types of interests and ages.
Thursday, February 20:
The Fresh Brewed Open Mic is the only true listening room open mic on the Grand Strand. Hang out as the area's best performers share their craft and love. List goes out about 7 p.m. at the Fresh Brewed Coffee House on Broadway St.
Feeling lucky? Try your luck at DJ Bingo. It's free to play. Every player receives a free DJ Bingo card with 25 squares per game. All squares contain the name of a song they'll play for about 30 seconds. Cash jackpot $250 every week. The game starts at 7 p.m. at one of the several locations in the area: North Myrtle Beach at Wild Wing Cafe, Murrells Inlet at K-Rae's, Conway at Applebee's.
Friday, February 21:
Francis Marion University Faculty Exhibition will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This exhibit presents work of 8 current faculties that exemplifies the styles and media unique to each artist. These artists provide a strong professional and creative arts education for students.
Big Laughs Theatre Presents The Wild 4 Hypnosis Family Comedy Show in Surfside Beach. The show starts at 7 p.m. - High Energy - Rock n Roll Comedy Hypnosis Show that will captivate and keep your entire family on the edge of their seats.
Check out the nastiest machines in motorsports when Monster Jam rolls into town. The event brings 10,000 pound, 1,500 horsepower U.S. Hot Rod Monster Trucks to do battle in a "Roundy round" racing format. Led by the legendary Grave Digger this class of metal-munching monster trucks is ready to tear up the track. The event will take place at the Florence Civic Center at 7 p.m.
Cornbread and Chasing Revelry will be playing at the Hot Fish Club this Friday and Saturday. Enjoy happy hour specials from 4 to 7 p.m. The music will start at 9 p.m.
Saturday, February 22:
Looking for a little winter exercise? Everyone is invited to participate in the 5K for Health Walk at the Boardwalk Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. at Plyler Park.
Get up close and personal with the animals at the Education Center! Take part in feeding a sting ray and other sea creatures. Feedings take place Tuesday through Sunday at 11 a.m. at Huntington Beach State Park.
It's edgy. It takes mettle - and metal. It is sword swallowing, and once again Ripley's Believe It or Not! More than 20 sword swallowers will risk their lives when they "drop swords". Erik Kloeker will demonstrate his sword swallowing skills at a free performance that will start at 1:30 p.m.
The Grand Strand Choir Challenge will take place between 6 and 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University). During the Choir Challenge, local choirs will compete for $1,000 as voted by the audience. The Choir Challenge will benefit Each 1 Teach 1, a life skills and leadership development program for local youth. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door ($5 for children 10 or younger) For tickets call (843) 349-2787.
Gospel Stage Play will present "Let it go II; The Wedding!" at the Waccamaw High School Auditorium in Pawley's Island. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the play will begin at 6 p.m. sharp. Tickets are $10 in advance $15 at the door. Children 12 and under $5 For more information contact Krystal Small at 843-602-1686.
Son Sound Recording artist and WCOS 2013 Battle of the Bands Winner "Eddie Rogers" will take the stage at the with the boys of Sundown! For what is sure to be a HIGH ENERGY ROCKIN' Show go to the Carolina Nightlife Grill in Darlington at 9 p.m..
Sunday, February 23:
Understanding Your Teenager Seminar. Marv Penner will lead a parenting seminar at Carolina Forest Community Church this Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Topics to be covered include sexuality, peer pressure, rules and boundaries, bringing out the best in our teens, and raising teens to be responsible adults.
3rd Annual Collector's Event will take place at The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Collectors' Event provides seasoned art collectors and newcomers alike with a great opportunity to acquire works of art while supporting the Art Museum and our community of artists. A high energy auction for 100 pieces of artwork from local, regional and internationally-known artists. With $100 ticket admission, each ticket holder will go home with an original work of art valued at $100 and upwards!
For more information check out WMBF News Events Calendar.