Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 8

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06/04/2013 12:49 PM

WARM annual benefit

The Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission will have its annual Adoption Day/Yard Sale/Barbecue fundraiser, with yard and bake sales opening at 8 a.m., and Smokin’ Pitt Bar-B-Q serving lunches starting at 11 a.m. for $8, from which raffle entries will be made. Also, everyone is asked to bring pet food donations for relay to other local rescues and shelters. Details at 902-2456 or

Details | 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the former Waccamaw Pottery outlets center, Mall 1, off U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway.

‘World Ocean Day’

Celebrate World Ocean Day, and learn tidbits such as identifying the largest living structure on Earth, the Great Barrier Reef, exceeding 1,600 miles in length, as well as see special movies about the oceans. Details at 910-579-1016 or

Details | 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $8 ages 13-61, $7 ages 62 and older, $6 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger.

Get outside for events

Some ideas for outings, most for free:

• Myrtle Beach Car Club cruise-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Smitty’s Pine Island Pub, at Pine Island Drive and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. Details at 742-9802.
• American Pie Music & Wine Fest, including music by The Party Favor Band, and The Lanny Prewitt Band, noon-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School, for $8 ages 18-79, otherwise free – bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission.399-9463 or
• Oceanfront Merchants Association “Hot Summer Nights” concert with Mystic Vibrations, playing reggae, 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free. Details at
• “Movies Under the Stars” kickoff with “Jaws,” a makeup from rainout on Wednesday, 9 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common, for free. 839-3500 or

Father’s Day dance

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 will have a Father’s Day-theme social dance, including a fox-trot lesson by disc jockey Sandra Lucas-Hyde. A dish to share is suggested; beverages are supplied; and singles are welcome. Details at 808-3397 or

Details | 7-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near The Market Common, for $7 members, otherwise $10.

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