Four things to do in the Myrtle Beach area this weekend | May 5-7

  • 31st annual Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 6 on Laurel Street and Third Avenue in downtown Conway, including bands, and Chicora Car Club classic car show with Palmetto Chevrolet, for which registration is 9 a.m.-noon. ( Free admission. 843-248-6260 or


Check out plans for Cinco de Mayo in Myrtle Beach.

  • Fifth annual “Totally Turtles!” – with variety of programs – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Farrow Parkway/Ocean Boulevard. Free with park admission: $5 for ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15. 843-238-0874 or


Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach has some new burgers for you to try this month.

  • 21st annual “Blessing of the Inlet,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 6 – including formal ceremony, 11:30 a.m.-noon – at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Free, also with shuttles available from Inlet Square parking lot, on east side, behind Applebee’s, off U.S. 17 Business. 843-450-4235 or


Check out this list of places that offer locals’ discounts for Horry, Georgetown and some North Carolina counties.

  • Loretta Lynn, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $47.95, $57.95 or $67.95. 843-272-1111, 800-342-2262 or



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