What’s Happening This Weekend: 5/6 – 5/8

GSH-weekly-happenings-150x150This should be a fun weekend sandwiched between Cinco De Mayo and Mother’s Day.  Saturday is full of fun things to do in the Myrtle Beach area including festivals, a bike run and a great concert with music from the past. Many restaurants are also having Kentucky Derby parties.


11th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival on Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.  This one day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 to celebrate May and the beginning of summer. Along Main Street, approximately 100 crafters will display their crafts and food vendors will serve a variety of treats. Children will be entertained with a kid’s area, while a community stage will offer live music and performances from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. At 12 p.m. the main stage will begin to features some of the best musical talents around until 6 p.m.

Calabash Lions Club Benefit Run on Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. A 40-mile open ride to benefit the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina, located at Lake Waccamaw. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Beach House Harley Davidson with kickstands up at 11 a.m. There will be 50/25/25, drawings, door prizes & a kid-chosen favorite ride award. Lunch will be provided at the Boys & Girls homes.

The Blessing of the Inlet on Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The festival is a full day of entertainment, more than 90 arts and crafts vendors, various Murrells Inlet restaurants and local food purveyors, children’s play area with inflatable rides and fun events. The entertainment schedule is packed with outstanding entertainment featuring gospel choirs; various dance groups, contemporary Christian musicians, and much more. The festival is a free event with no admission or parking charge and is always held rain or shine. “

2016 Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm on the streets of Downtown Conway. Enjoy vendors, great music, a classic car show, good food and a craft beer tasting zone.

All Dogs Go To Happy Hour on Saturday from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm on the Deck at the House of Blues. 13th annual fundraising event to benefit the North Myrtle Beach Humane Society. All Dogs Go To Happy Hour will feature live music, raffle prizes, a pet costume contest, dogs available for adoption and more!
 Three Dog Night at 7:00pm at the Alabama Theatre. Legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT, celebrate their 4th decade bringing with them some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets.

And on Sunday, do something special with Mom and we have some suggestions for you. If she is not close, call her and tell her how much you appreciate her.

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