Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 17

June 16, 2012 

Wild West art

“The Wild West in American Art” exhibit of sculpture, paintings, drawings and prints continues through July 22, presenting Western life as seen through artists’ interpretations of its customs, landscapes, people and wildlife. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park; free with garden admission, which lasts for seven consecutive days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Mini-golf in shade

Through August, play a nine-hole miniature golf course inspired by paintings such as “Owl” by Pablo Picasso and Monet’s “Waterlilies” and “Japanese Bridge,” with facts about each artwork at each hole. Details at 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

Details | 1-4 p.m. on ground level in shade, at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3000 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach: $3 nine holes or $5 for 18, and for Father’s Day, $1 for all dads.

Sunday serenade

“Surfside Beach Sunday Serenades,” every Sunday through Sept. 2, presents four performers for 45 minutes each, next with Nancy Olive 2-2:45 p.m., Daniel and Kasey Barnhart 2:45-3:30, Wayne Mummert 3:30-4:15 and Houndog Hanson 4:15-5. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. Details at 450-7281.

Details | 2-5 p.m. in town of Surfside Beach’s Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives, in front of the Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, for free.

Orchid society meets

The Myrtle Beach Orchid Society will meet, starting with a social hour. Everyone is welcome to bring their plants for the display table, and a plant auction and discussion about proper growing of orchids are planned. Details at 236-2221 or 910-579-7089.

Details | 2 p.m. at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, for free.

Catch a ballgame

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, close a homestand against the Potomac Nationals, a Washington Nationals farm club from Virginia, before the Carolina League All-Star break. Play catch on the field one hour before the first pitch, and see fireworks after the game. Details at 918-6000, 877-918-8499 or www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com. Also, a Father’s Day Fantasy Camp is at 9 a.m. for $125; call 918-6077 for reservations; walk-ups accepted until 8:30 a.m.

Details | 6:05 p.m. at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, at Grissom Parkway, for $8-$11.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach

Online.com/kicks.

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