Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 7

08/06/2014 5:00 PM

08/05/2014 7:16 AM

Extra hours at museum

Catch a trio of summer exhibits: “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams,” through Sept. 21, and “Claire Ferrell: A is for Art” and “Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater,” both through Sept. 14. Details at 238-2510 or

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, and through Aug. 17, open until 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, free.

‘Rio’ in family series

The “Summer Kids Series,” with a different family movie at 10 a.m. every Thursday, continues with “Rio.” Details at 272-6598 or

Details | at Carmike Cinemas 12 at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, for $4, including a small popcorn and small beverage.

Get up close at zoo

“Cool Summer Evenings” continue, with extended hours for two more nights, including on this day: “Up Close at the Zoo,” 5 p.m., with “Animal Tracks-Nature Detective,” as well as live performances of “Snow White” at 6 p.m. in Enchanted Storybook Forest, and “A Child’s Frontier Life” creek cruises, 5, 6 and 7 p.m., for an extra $8 ages 13 and older, and $4 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | 5-9 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens (open 9:30 a.m. daily, and with “Children Activity Days,” for ages 4-12, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Aug. 16), 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.

Concert series outside

Choose from these free outdoor concerts:

• Blackwater Rhythm & Blues, 6:30 p.m. in Calabash (N.C.) Town Park, 868 Persimmon Road. Details at 910-253-2031 or
• “Music on Main,” with The Wannabees, 7-9 p.m. at 202 Main St., North Myrtle Beach. 280-5570, ext. 1, or
• “Music on the Green,” with Painted Man, 7-10 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. 839-3500 or
• “Hot Summer Nights,” with Nickel Bag of Funk, 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard.

Movies in two parks

Two towns have movies outside, both for free:

• “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” 9 p.m. in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive and Sixth Avenue South, free. Details at 650-9548 or
• “The Nut Job,” at dusk, in Rourk Gardens, on Main Street in Shallotte, N.C., across from Jerome’s Steak & Seafood. 910-253-2031 or

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

Entertainment Videos

Join the Discussion

Myrtle Beach Sun News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service