Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 11

Two movies for free

See a movie for free in two proximate Myrtle Beach sites near The Market Common:

• For adults and seniors: “Gravity,” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m. in Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. Details at 918-2380.

• “A Bug’s Life,” from 1998, at dusk, about 9 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway. 839-3500 or



Band plays in gardens

“Cool Summer Evenings” continue, with extended hours Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 8, including “Concerts on the Lawn” on Fridays, with the Travis Allison Band on this evening. 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), 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.

Senior dance tonight

The city of Myrtle Beach resumes a series of senior dances with music by DJs Jack and Rosalie Drust, also with another date on Aug. 8. Details at 918-2381 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com; make reservations by calling 570-655-1558 or emailing rosalie182@att.net.

Details | 7-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach's Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Drive, near The Market Common, for $7.

Two concerts outside

Choose from two weekly Friday concert series, both free:

• Too Much Sylvia, 6:30 p.m. in parking lot of Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St.


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• Brittany Moore, and Consumed, 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 5435 Main St., Loris. 756-1629 or



Collins at Cabana

Bobby Collins will perform nightly through Sunday, with Basile and Cooter Douglas opening. Details at 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.

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

Grand Prix park open

Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park has opened in the former NASCAR SpeedPark site. Details at 839-4080 or www.broadwaygrandprix.com.

Details | Open 10 a.m. daily at 1820 21st Ave North Ext., at U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, across from the Palace Theatre and Broadway at the Beach, with all-you-can-ride wristbands $29.95 for anyone 48 inches or taller, otherwise $19.95; individual ride tickets also available.

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