Scrabble tournament, a luau and Greek Fest top six things to do this week | Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Scrabble tourney, ‘Hawaiian Luau’ help local causes

Horry County Literacy Council Scrabble Tournament, 7 p.m. TuesdaySept. 26 at East Grill & Pub, at Wachesaw Plantation East Golf Club, 911 Riverwood Drive, west of Murrells Inlet. $15 advance or $20 at door. 843-839-1695 or

Horry County Schools Family Literacy event, “Stone Soup” by Heather Forest, 6 p.m. WednesdaySept. 27 at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus Conference Center, Building 600, 950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach. 843-637-6084.

“Hawaiian Luau,” for North Strand Housing Shelter, 6:30 p.m. ThursdaySept. 28 at at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach. $55 individual, $100 couple. 843-997-4162, 843-385-3840 or

Greek fest boasts tasty food, especially desserts

The 26th annual “St. John’s Greek Festival,” benefiting various charities, opens Thursday for a four-day celebration. Details at 843-448-3773 or

Details: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. ThursdaySept. 28, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-SaturdaySept. 29-30, and noon-7 p.m. SundayOct. 1, at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 3301 33rd Avenue North Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17. $1 ages 11 and older, otherwise free. Also, with free shuttles to and from Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant, 1401 29th Ave. N.

Two exhibits to open for autumn at art museum

Two exhibits – “Grand Strand Collects,” a showcase of works borrowed from private collections, in various media, and “Jocelyn Chateauvert: The South Carolina Arts Commission Turns 50,” a site-specific installation of light and unique, whimsical shapes, created from handmade paper – open ThursdaySept. 28, both going through Dec. 14. Details at 843-238-2510 or

Details: At Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, which will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free.

Atlantic Stage draws curtain to unveil 10th season

Atlantic Stage starts its 10th season with “The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence,” ThursdaySept. 28-Oct. 22, with shows 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, also with dialogues with actors, after the first, second and third Sunday matinees. Details at 877-287-8587 (ATS-TKTS) or

Details: At Atlantic Stage, in Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres – near Bass Pro Shops, and across from Carolina Improv Company’s Uptown Theater. $27.50 general admission; $22.50 ages 55 and older, as well as educators and military; and $17.50 students, including Coastal Carolina University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members). Season flex ticket plans also available.



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