Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 8

June 7, 2014 

Various ideas for outings

• “World Oceans Day,” including Lee “The Puppet Guy” from Atlanta, and Steve Gerkin from the N.C. Zoo discussing polar bears, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach. Free with admission: $10.95 ages 13-61, $9.95 seniors and military, and $8.95 ages 3-12. Details at 910-458-7468 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.

• Art Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens (open until 5 p.m.), on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Free with park admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

• Greek Bazaar” benefit, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church hall, 3301 33rd Ave. Ext. N., Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass. $1 admission. 448-3773 or www.stjohn-mb.

• Summer jazz series with Night Flight featuring Michael James and Bernie Kenerson, 1-5 p.m. weekly (and 4-8 p.m. Thursdays) through July at Hammock Shops Village, on U.S. 17 in Pawleys Island. Free. 237-8448 or www.thehammockshops.com.

• Weekly “Surfside Beach Sunday Serenades” acoustic concerts, with artists taking turns for 45 minutes each: Jesse Uzzel, Tim Allen, Big Bam Boom, and John Billigen, 2-5 p.m. in town’s Passive Park with veterans memorial, at Surfside and Willow drives, by front of Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch. Free. 450-7281.

• “Classic Film Series,” at 2 p.m. (and 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays), this week with “Saturday Night Fever,” at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for regular movie prices. 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.

• “Hot Summer Nights,” daily through August, with David Chaney’s tribute to Elvis, 7-10 p.m. (also on Wednesdays and Fridays) in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park (and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in front of Boardwalk Coffee House and The Bowery at Ninth Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. Free. www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com and www.davidchaneymusic.com.

• Choral concert including Everett Titcomb’s “I Will Not Leave You Comfortless,” 8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Free. 448-8426.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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