Weekly free movies spotlight local history
See a documentary at 1 p.m. Wednesdays: “Birth of a Nation: The Making of the Declaration of Independence” on June 28; and more “Carolina Stories” with “Jail, No Bail” on July 5, “The Last Auction” July 12, “Finding Clovis” July 19, and ETV’s “South Carolinians in World War II: A Time to Fight” July 26. 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.
Art museum cultivates ‘Food for Thought’ series
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A “Food for Thought” lecture series, on various Wednesdays this summer, continues with “Collards – Why I Eat Them, Why I Paint Them,” with Natalie Daise, coinciding with the “Feast Your Eyes: Celebrating the Food of the South” and “Feast Local: Brant Barrett Photography” exhibits through Sept. 17. Details at 843-238-2510 or myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
Details: 2-3:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for $10, with reservations. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, with free admission for exhibits.
Myrtle Waves cues up movies weekly in wave pool
Family “Dive-In Movie Nights” roll every Wednesday, weather permitting, on this evening with “Trolls” on June 28. Also: “Sing” July 5, “Finding Dory” July 12, “The Jungle Book” July 19, “The Lego Batman Movie” July 26, “Kung Fu Panda 3” Aug. 2, and “Dolphin Tale 2” Aug. 9.) Park opens 10 a.m. daily. Details at 843-913-9250 or www.myrtlewaves.com.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue North Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17. Special general admission after 4 p.m. Wednesdays for $13.99 plus tax – no next day free with this rate.
Brookgreen open late for ‘Cool Summer Evenings’
During “Cool Summer Evenings,” Brookgreen Gardens stays open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, through Aug. 11, with concerts at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, this week with the Foreclosures Band and Stirling Bridge, respectively. Also, on Thursdays: Butterfly Field activities at 5 p.m., Ron Daise orating stories at 6 p.m., and for extra $8 for adults, $4 children, “A Pirate Adventure” boat rides at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Details at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org/CoolSummerEvenings.html.
Details: At Brookgreen, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach (open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily). Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.
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.