Learn local history with museum’s free movies
See a documentary at 1 p.m. Wednesdays: “Carolina Stories: Miss Springmaid” June 7; “Carolina Stories: A History of Surfing in South Carolina” June 14; “Carolina Stories: The Last Ride – Memories of the Myrtle Beach Pavilion” June 21; “Birth of a Nation: The Making of the Declaration of Independence” June 28; and more “Carolina Stories” with “Jail, No Bail” on July 5, “The Last Auction” July 12 and “Finding Clovis” July 19. Details at 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.
Details: At Horry County Museum, 805 Main St., Conway, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.
Free concerts on Wednesdays in Sunset Beach
Never miss a local story.
Details: 7-9 p.m. in gazebo at Sunset Beach’s Village Park, on Queen Anne Street. Free.
‘Summer Supper’ at Hobcaw lodge covers Burr
Join a “Summer Supper” with Steve Griffith discussing “Aaron Burr and the Election of 1800,” and South Carolina’s role in that contested matter that Thomas Jefferson ultimately won. Reservations required at 843-546-4623 or hobcawbarony.org.
Details: 6-8 p.m. in Kimbel Lodge at Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, between DeBourdieu Colony and Georgetown. $30.
Aquarium starts ‘Family Paint Night’ series
Join a “Family Paint Night,” for ages 8 and older, every two weeks with Instructors from Saltwater Surf Art and these themes: seahorse on June 7, sea turtle June 21, dolphin July 5, sand piper July 19, and lorikeets Aug. 2. Reservations required at 910-772-0500 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.
Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, each $45 per person, including include paint, canvas, and easel use.
Two new exhibits at Sunset River Marketplace
Two exhibits open: “Tarheel Wandering: a Journey in Black & White,” sgraffito pottery by Raine Middleton, with an opening night reception 5-7 p.m., and show through July 29; and POV: Abstraction,” with abstract acrylic paintings by gallery owner Ginny Lassiter, through July 8. Details at 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash.
Pottery students, painter take limelight at gallery
Through June 22, see featured artists, Kimberly Smittle-Caroon’s pottery students in a “Coils Gone Wild!” theme from all three classes at the Brunswick Community College Art Center, with Anne McMath, a watercolors painter. Details at 910-457-5450 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays at Franklin Square Gallery, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C.
Edwards, Avatar Blue perform blues, jazz
Take in some jazz and classic blues with Jerry Edwards, an 85-year-old guitarist, with the band Avatar Blue, every Wednesday night. Details at 843-267-9940.
Details: 7-9 p.m. at The Old Bull and Bush, 4700 U.S. 17, on west frontage road, just north of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard, near Socastee and south city limits of Myrtle Beach. No cover charge.