Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 6

July 5, 2013 

DJs speak at library

“Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series” on the first and third Saturdays monthly, continues with “Music and Radio,” with speakers “The Freakin’ Deacon” Dawson and Bill Hennessy, both longtime local disc jockeys. Details at 918-1282 or email itstaff1@scgovdirect.com, and www.chapinlibrary.org.

Details | 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway, for free.

More Fourth parties

The celebration of the nation’s 237th birthday continues in various places:

• “Independence Music Blast,” noon-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School, with music noon-5 p.m. by Latitude, and The Stardusters, and a vineyard tour at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for ages 18-79, otherwise free – bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission. Details at 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

• A cruise-in, in a patriotic theme, by Hot Rod Promotions, for free, 6-9 p.m. at Joey Doggs, 1818 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. Call 503-8245.

• A social dance in a patriotic theme, by USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024, 7-10 p.m. in the Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near The Market Common. Admission is $7 for members, otherwise $10. 808-3397 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

Global artists at galleries

Two art galleries will put the spotlight on globetrotting artists for July, with artist receptions today.

• Nick Mariano, 1-8 p.m., signing prints of photos taken in Kenya, to benefit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (www.thedswt.org), at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. Details at 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistguild.com.

• Reid Stowe, a N.C.-based artist/mariner, 2-5 p.m., with an exhibit, “Flight Into Abstraction,” at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

Rollergirls in derby

The Palmetto State Rollergirls will have their “Cruel Summer IV” summer roller derby invitational benefit for the Surfrider Foundation’s Grand Strand Chapter (details at 333-2034, 602-9923 or http://surfridergrandstrand.org). For roller derby league details, email psrg@mail.com. Reach the rink at 369-2055 or www.dreamlandskatingarena.com.

Details | Doors open 6 p.m., with first bout at 6:35, at Dream Land Skating Arena, 4475 Privetts Road, east of U.S. 701 and north of Conway; $12 ages 17 and older ( or $10 advance at http://palmettostaterollergirls.com), $6 seniors and ages 6-16, and free ages 5 and younger.

Black Cadillacs play

The Oceanfront Merchants Association presents concerts on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, next with the Black Cadillacs, playing rock and roll. Details at www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

Details | 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free.

Corey Smith at HOB

See Corey Smith, a native Georgian who has given several New Year’s Eves Grand Strand concerts, with Gabriel Kelley, promoting his debut CD, “It Don’t Come Easy,” opening. Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

Details | 9 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; general admission $18 advance, $22 day of show, and reserved loge seats $25 and $28, respectively.

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

Online.com/kicks-online.

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