Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 5

Speakers cover gardening

In recognition of Nation Garden Week, the Yaupon Garden Club presents three speakers: Jeanette Lyon, giving a virtual tour of historic trees in North Myrtle Beach and Little River; Dorothy Bambach on Japanese gardens; and Jeanette Pritchard on Ikebama/Japanese flower arranging. Details at 915-5281 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 10 a.m. at Horry County Memorial Library North Myrtle Beach branch, 910 First Ave. S., for free.

Hunt at book signing

Jean Hunt, author of “Treasure Tales & Forest Trails” – which continues the story of Bogey the cat and her friends – will have a book signing. Details at 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

Details | 2-4 p.m. at The Rice Museum, 633 Front St., Georgetown, open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sundays (museum admission $7 ages 22-59, $5 ages 60 and older, $3 ages 6-21, and free ages 5 and younger).

Free concerts outside

Choose from four free outdoor concerts:

• Tammy’s Tangent, 6:30 p.m. in Calabash Town Park, 868 Persimmon Road. Details at 910-253-2031 or



• “Alive After Five,” by Conway Downtown Alive, 6-8 p.m. at Third Avenue and Main Street, including concert by the Parrot Party Band and classic car cruise-in. 248-6260 or



• “Music on Main,” 7-9 p.m. Tastes Like Chicken, 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



‘JJ’ Walker at Cabana

Jimmie “JJ” Walker, known for his various acting roles on TV shows such as “Good Times,” “The Love Boat and “Fantasy Island,” will will perform nightly through Saturday, with Todd Link and Cooter Douglas opening. Details at 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.

Details | 8 p.m. (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $20 or $22.

‘Night Before Our Stars’

See “The Night Before Our Stars,” a special event for “The Fault in Our Stars,” on the silver screen, including an introduction from author John Green, and the showing of a question-and-answer session with the author and director. Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.

Details | 8:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $25.

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