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51st Annual
Canadian-American Days Festival March 10 - 18,  Myrtle Beach

51st Annual Canadian-American Days Festival March 10 - 18, Myrtle Beach

Courtesy of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Can-Am Days Doll & Bear Show
9am-5pm. Admission. Lakewood Campground Conference Center, Myrtle Beach, SC
803-783-8049
www.knightshows.com.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach Annual Can-Am Concert
Free Admission. Starts at 3pm. First United Methodist Church, 901 N. Kings Hwy. Myrtle Beach, SC
Free will donations are accepted. For more details: David Howard (843) 360-9446

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

South Strand's Can-Am Concert at Inlet Square Mall
10125 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC
Celebrating Canadian-American Days including live entertainment starting at 11am featuring, SEARSON, 12-2:30pm, Low Country Barbershop Group, 11:15am 12pm, Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach, 2:30-3:15pm and Mixed Creeds, 3:15-4pm. Also, don't miss merchant specials and a special Mercy Honors pinning ceremony.

Hosted by Inlet Square Mall and sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

North Strand's Can-Am Concert at Myrtle Beach Mall
10177 N. Kings Hwy. Myrtle Beach, SC
Celebrating Canadian-American Days including live entertainment starting at 12pm featuring, SEARSON, 12-2:30pm. Hosted by Myrtle Beach Mall and sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

24th Annual Run to the Sun
For more than 20 years, Run to the Sun has been Myrtle Beach's premiere car show. Three days full of cruising along Ocean Boulevard, Car Shows and races bring in car enthusiasts from all over. This year's event marks the 24th year and will be held March 15-17, 2012.

 
Friday, March 16, 2012

51st Annual Canadian-American Days Festival Celebration Expo
10am- 2pm. Coastal Grand Mall, 2000 Coastal Grand Circle Myrtle Beach, SC
Enjoy free admission, drawings for prizes from more than 40 exhibitors, live entertainment featuring, THE ANDREW THIELEN BIG BAND, 11:30am- 1:30pm and special performances by Legends In Concert talent to start at 10:30am and much more!
Hosted by Coastal Grand Mall and sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

St. Patrick's Day Dance
Town of Surfside Beach Surfside Beach's Civic Center
115 Highway 17 North Surfside Beach, SC
7-10pm. 843-650-9548
www.surfsidebeach.org.

 
Saturday, March 17, 2012

Ocean Boulevard's 2017 St. Patrick's Day Celebration
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m., Ocean Boulevard, Downtown Myrtle Beach, SC
Downtown is the place to be Saturday, March 17, for Ocean Boulevard's 2012 St. Patrick's Day Celebration, featuring music, fun and authentic Irish food and beverage. Activities include live performances, a Pier to Pier race, kids' zone, games and more. Ocean Boulevard will be closed to motor vehicles from Eighth Avenue North to 11th Avenue North. For more information, contact Jonathan Staton at 843-997-6695. Visit
www.mbdowntownstpats.com for the the schedule of musical acts and more details!

Irish Fest
The third annual Irish Fest will be in Valor Park at The Market Common. Festivities include
Irish food, beer, entertainment and kids' activities. 11am-7pm.

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
The 24th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 9 a.m. The parade is touted as the largest on the Grand Strand with more than 100 entries. After the parade, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, SC comes to life with this annual festival. If a grand parade wasn't enough, waiting at the end of Main Street is a festival you will not want to miss. Over 125 vendors will display their arts and crafts. Food vendors and Main Street businesses will have a variety of treats for everyone to enjoy. Two stages of continuous live entertainment will keep the Irish spirit in you all day. Bring the "wee" ones to enjoy the children's area that is chocked full of rides and games for all ages. The coldest Irish brews and famous Irish food will be served up all day long. Festivities end at 4pm.
www.stpatnmb.com.

Grand Strand Beach Ballroom Social Dance
Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st. Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, SC
We're having a "St. Patrick's Dance"with beverages, decorations provided and music by the fun Harlequin duo. Tickets are $7 available at Senior Center or 903-3765 (Barbara). You may bring a snack for your table. 7-10pm. 843-626-3991.

Huntington Beach State Park's 18th Annual Wildlife and History Day
Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet, SC
10am- 3pm. Explore the various activities and places our community has to offer ranging from cultural history to exciting wildlife. Enjoy music and food from local restaurants. All activities and programs will be free with paid park admission. 843-235-8755

Dog Agility Competition
9am - 4pm. A Dog's Way Inn, 761 Pendergrass Avenue (behind T-Bones Steak House), Murrells Inlet, SC Hosted by A Way to Play Dog Agility Club, teams of canine athletes and human handlers from Canada to Florida gather for a weekend of competition. With over 200 races through obstacle courses each day, dog agility is an exciting and fun spectator sport. The public is welcome to watch at no charge. There will be refreshments and pet supply vendors available. Call (843) 357-4545 for more information.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Dog Agility Competition
9am - 4pm. A Dog's Way Inn, 761 Pendergrass Avenue (behind T-Bones Steak House), Murrells Inlet, SC Hosted by A Way to Play Dog Agility Club, teams of canine athletes and human handlers from Canada to Florida gather for a weekend of competition. With over 200 races through obstacle courses each day, dog agility is an exciting and fun spectator sport. The public is welcome to watch at no charge. There will be refreshments and pet supply vendors available. Call (843) 357-4545 for more information.

Epic Musical Portraits
4-6pm. MBHS Music & Arts Center 3302 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC
A concert offering up some of the most effective and popular musical portraits in the symphonic literature, including Prokofiev's epic portrayl of the great Medieval Russian hero, Alexander Nevsky. Featuring the Carolina Master Chorale. For more information, (843) 448-8379 or www. longbaysymphony.com.

Events can also be seen at Grand Strand Events