We always like to encourage both locals and visitors to get the most out of this great area by stepping out and enjoying it!
Here are a few things going on around the Grand Strand this weekend:
Brookgreen Gardens Brew at the Zoo – Saturday, September 28th
Location: Brookgreen Gardens @ 1931 Brookgreen Drive in Murrells Inlet, SC
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Event: The “Brew at the Zoo” offers tastings of more than 30 regional and national craft beers, entertainment by one of Murrells Inlet’s favorite bands, Bullfrog, a signature tasting glass, and an evening stroll through the Lowcountry Zoo. Food will also be available for purchase.
Tickets: $35 for Brookgreen members & $40 for the general public
Patriotic Parachute Jump – Saturday, September 28th
Location: Captain’s Quarters Resort @ 901 S. Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, SC
Time: 4:00 PM (weather permitting)
Event: In honor of 30 Special Operations Wounded Warriors and their families, the local SOWW charity has organized a professional parachute team (comprised of retired Special Forces operators) to parachute onto the beach in front of Captain’s Quarters Resort.
Not Your Mama’s Zumbathon – Saturday, September 28th
Location: North Strand Park @ 120 HWY 57 South in Little River, SC
Time: 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Event: A Zumbathon where Zumba instructors from across the Southeast come together to give three hours of their time to raise money in the fight against childhood cancer. All proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Zumba classes, refreshments, raffles, and fun!
3rd Annual Walk-to-Cure Diabetes – Saturday, September 28th
Location: Myrtle Beach Pelicans Field @ 1251 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, SC
Time: 10 AM: Registration; 11 AM: Walk begins
Event: Join in the walk around the baseball diamond to celebrate the efforts of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Free lunch will be served, and inflatables will be available for the kids!
4th Annual Farm to Table Event – Sunday, September 29th
Location: Thompson Farm & Nursery @ 1625 Bucksville Drive in Conway, SC
Time: 5 PM
Event: Enjoy bluegrass music and experience a six-course meal with wine and spirits. Visit coastaluncorked.com for more info.
22nd Annual St. Johns Greek Festival – Thursday, September 26th – Sunday, September 29th
Location: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church @ 3301 33rd Avenue Extension North in Myrtle Beach, SC
Event: Enjoy the finest Greek pastries, cookies, and baked goods or sip on the finest Greek wines!