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 www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
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 www.carmike.com/Events/Category/8.
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 www.brookgreen.org.
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 www.brunswickcountync.gov.
• “Music on Main,” with The Wannabees, 7-9 p.m. at 202 Main St., North Myrtle Beach. 280-5570, ext. 1, or parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.
• “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 www.marketcommonmb.com.
• “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. www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
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 www.surfsidebeach.org.
• “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 www.brunswickcountync.gov.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach
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