MONDAYS-SATURDAYS | Through 07.27
‘Life at the Beach’
“Life at the Beach,” an exhibit of works in various media by Suzanne Ellett, Prentiss Halliday, Carole Hickey, Babs Ludwick, Claire Sallenger Martin and Fay Terry, has opened at Sunset River Marketplace, continuing through July 27.
Also, meet the artists in a reception 2-5 p.m. June 22. at the gallery, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C.
The gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Details at 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
SATURDAY | 06.22
Vereen Gardens at 40
A 40th Anniversary Celebration for Vereen Memorial Gardens, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 22, will include a ceremony, guided nature walks, children’s activities, educational sessions, music and a photo contest.
The gardens, spanning 114 acres in Little River off U.S. 17 and S.C. 179, one mile south of the state line, comprise woods, a salt marsh and a cemetery that is the final resting place for some Revolutionary War personnel. The site is named for the family that had a larger, 400-acre tract there starting in the early 1800s and donated the gardens portion to Horry County in 1972.
To volunteer or for more information, call the C.B. Berry Community & Historical Center, 2250 S.C. 179, Little River, at 249-4157.
SATURDAY | 06.22
Get jazzy for evening
Join the Gold Key Jazz Society for a jazz concert series, opening 7-10 p.m. June 22 with the Calvin Edwards Trio, at River Oaks Golf Planation, 831 River Oaks Drive, off U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway. For drivers heading north on George Bishop Parkway, that turns into River Oaks Drive on the other side of U.S. 501.)
Admission is a $20 donation.
The second part of the series is 7-10 p.m. July 5 in the same place at the same price, with Andrew Brisbon, vocalist and harmonica player.
Details at 943-742-5064 or www.goldkeyjazzsociety.org.
SATURDAY | 06.22
Sound the horns for “God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse” for an encore performance to benefit Helping Hands of Georgetown Inc.
This production, written in 1927 by James Weldon Johnson, pays homage to the old-time black preachers. Set in a small church, the show acts out seven scripture lessons interwoven with dance, song and sermon. Eight local ministers handle the sermons, accompanied by the 40 members of the Ted Martin and Gospel Music Workshop choir, and the musicians, Zeb Harrison and the Sounds of Praise trombones, from Charlotte, N.C.
The show is at 6 p.m. June 22 at Lighthouse of Jesus Christ Church, 159 Johnson Road, Georgetown, for $15 advance or $20 at the door. A previous performance raised money for families of local church members killed in a car crash.
In 2012, Helping Hands, 1813 Highmarket St., Georgetown, helped more than 8,000 individuals. Details at 240-1984 or 527-3424.
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY | 06.24, 06.26
Marching onto screens
Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, on Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, has several special events cued for the big screen.
The Drum Corps International “2013 Tour Premiere,” with six drum and bugles corps battling for top honors, will play at 6:30 p.m. June 24. Tickets are $15 for adults, $14 seniors/students and $13 children.
Also, the Met Opera “Live in HD” summer encores series continues with “II Trovatore “at 7 p.m. June 26 – and “Armida” on July 10 and “La Traviata” July 17 – each $12.50 adults, $11.50 senior/students, and $10.50 children.
Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.