Racing, beach music awards and medieval fest top weekend picks in Myrtle Beach | Nov. 10-12

Mythical and Medieval Fest of Myrtle Beach file photo.

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops

Free photo with Santa and new crafts begin Nov. 11 at Bass Pro Shops nationwide, including the one at Myrtle Beach Mall.

Santa’s arrival welcomes families back to the massive Christmas village transformation inside Bass Pro Shops locations nationwide* through December 24 featuring free photos with Santa and free family holiday activities including crafts, games and holiday magic for the whole family.

There are plenty of other events, and families can also spend time at activity tables where they can write a letter to Santa and make Christmas decorations and handmade crafts to take home, all for free.

For fans of mythical and medieval times

Calebs Dragonfly Dreams Presents: Mythical & Medieval Fest from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday at RH Acres, 3833 Socastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach.

Calebs Dragonfly Dreams is a small local nonprofit that provides positive activities for abused, abandoned, or neglected youth that reside in group homes.

Organizers are turning up the heat with a fire show finale. Participants are encouraged to dress up to experience the fest.

For more information, log onto

Dickens Christmas show this weekend

The Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals has become the premiere holiday event, attracting some 15,000 plus attendees from all over the southeast to the seaside resort town of Myrtle Beach.

Held during the tourist “off-season,” this show generates business for all areas of the local hospitality industry. Leisure Time Unlimited is a 40 year old company that is the Owner Operator of the Dickens Christmas Show & Festival.

The show and festival is Nov. 9-12, and are $10 for adults, one day; $4.50 for children 2-12 years old. Multiple day pass is $14 for adults and $6 for children.

For more information, log onto or call 843-448-9483.

Do you love beach music too? It’s CBMA time!

The Carolina Beach Music Awards ceremony is Sunday, but events have filed up this week,, leading to the special night.

On Friday, The Surf (94.9 FM) will have a live party, with bands at OD Beach Club, OD Cafe, Pirate’s Cove, Fat Harold’s and the Spanish Galleon. Shows are $25 apiece, or $75 for access to all live bands.

Saturday includes a pig picking and a music showcase, followed by the 2017 CBMA industry awards Sunday at the Alabama Theatre in Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach.

The Hayes Jewelers After Party begins at 9 p.m. at OD Beach and Golf Resort.

For more information, log on to, or for tickets, call 800-342-2262.

Myrtle Beach, start your engines!

The 25th annual Myrtle Beach 400 is coming to the Myrtle Beach Speedway, off U.S. 501, beginning Thursday.

On Friday, see the South East Limited Late Model practice, plus the SELLM Challenger Feature Event. The grandstands open at 9 a.m., with racing all day until 6 p.m.

On Saturday, is the 25th Annual Myrtle Beach 250, with a full field of action-packed racing. The grandstands open at 9 a.m.

Two-day grandstand tickets are $30, and one-day grandstand tickets are $20, with kids 11 and under are free.

For more details and for more on ticket prices, log on to

Jason M. Rodriguez: 843-626-0301, @TSN_JRodriguez



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