If you like ethnic food and festivals and are looking for fun, family affordable things to do, this is the weekend for you!
24th Annual St. John’s Greek Festival running from Thursday through Sunday
This 4-day event will be in the fellowship hall and on the Church grounds on the corner of Hwy 17 By-pass and 33rd Avenue North, on Thursday from 11AM – 9PM, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., and on Sunday from noon until 7p.m. Admission is only $1 for adults, and children 10 and under were free.
Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Main Street, NMB
The one day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 to celebrate different cultures. The festival features food from local restaurants, two stages of live entertainment, street performers, art & craft vendors, and dance groups all surrounding an Irish Italian International theme. Restaurants will compete for the title of Best Entrée, Best Decorated, and Best Dessert. Festival goers can join in Claudio’s Spaghetti Eating Competition, sponsored by Villa Romana! A children’s area will offer a variety of entertainment that suits all ages; magic, balloon art and inflatables (nominal fee).
Festival Admission & Parking are FREE.
Yoga Day at the Ball Park – Saturday at 10:00 am at TicketReturn.com. $6 donation is suggested. Rescheduled to Oct. 3.
Brew at the Zoo 2015 on Saturday from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Brookgreen Gardens
Guests enjoy tastings of more than 30 regional and national craft beers, entertainment by Bullfrog, and a signature tasting glass. The silent auction and drawings proceeds help fund new projects at the gardens. Food and wine are available for purchase.
Art Under the Oaks on Sunday from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Get your ART on! Be inspired as you create a colorful acrylic mermaid painting. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the ocean surrounded by the majestic oak trees. This guided canvas painting session is led by local art teachers, so all levels are welcome. Space is limited.
Farm To Table Event Returns to Myrtle Beach Area
Coastal Uncorked’s Sixth Annual Farm To Table event, returns to Conway’s Thompson Farm and Nursery on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted and transported to the cornfield where they will be served specialty cocktails, listen to live music by the Paul Grimshaw Band and sample a variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres presented by Horry Georgetown Technical College culinary students.
The main experience will take place in a quaint barn setting and will feature the top chefs along the Grand Strand highlighting seven different courses. Each chef will put their skills to the test using locally sourced ingredients, meats and fresh seafood. The chefs will have the opportunity to explain, in detail, each dish created and ingredients used. Beverages will be served throughout the evening.