Join Strand Cinema
The Strand Cinema group begins a new weekend of movies: “Smashed,” from 2011, at 2:30 p.m. (also 7 p.m. Saturday), and “Rust and Bone” (2012), 7 p.m. They will repeat on Saturday at 7 and 2:30 p.m., respectively. Details at 325-4190 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.
See ‘Hitchcock’ for free
Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “Hitchcock,” starring Anthony Hopkins and rated PG-13. Details at 918-2380.
Weekly music series
Pick a Friday summer concert series:
• Ocean Isle Beach Concert Series, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays through August, next with the Holiday Band, outside Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for free. http://oceanislebeach.com/free-summer-concerts-music-events-ocean-isle-beach/.
• “Concerts on the Lawn” at 7 p.m. Fridays, next with Elise Testone, part of “Cool Summer Evenings,” 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 9 at Brookgreen Gardens (open at 9:30 a.m. daily), on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 orwww.brookgreen.org
• “Friday Night Lights” through August, next with Bobby Compton, at 9 p.m. at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to the Clarion Hotel; no cover charge. 903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com/summer-concert-series/.
Pelicans, Dash duel
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, open an eight-game homestand with a four-game series against the Winston-Salem Dash, a Chicago White Sox farm club. Promotions on this evening include a koozie giveaway to the first 1,000 fans. Details at 918-6000, 877-918-8499 or www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.
Beach party musical
The public’s invited to the “Waterway Nights: Sun & Fun in ’61” beach party musical. Other show dates are July 15, 19, 22, 24 and 29; and Aug. 5, 9, 12 and 14. Details at 293-0300 or www.cypresscampingresort.com.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach