Variety of special events
▪ Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival, with second round of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Myrtle Beach contest, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and “Elvis Presley, The Legend” concert starring Michael Chambliss, Dwight Icenhower and Cody Ray Slaughter, 4-5:30 p.m., all at Legends in Concert, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Ticket details at 888-406-5885 or www.myrtlebeachelvisfestival.com. Also, “Hot Summer Elvis!” 7-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at North Ocean Boulevard and Mr. Joe White Avenue, with performers including aforementioned tribute artists, for free.
▪ “Plein-Aire – Wet Paint Day,” 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Calabash, N.C., with everyone invited to paint, for $20 adults, including bag lunch from Calabash Garden Tea Room, and free for students in grades 6-12. Also, art sale 2-3 p.m. nearby at Jewelry by Wendy, in The Calabash Cottages, 10152 Beach Drive S.W. 910-575-0024 or www.jewelrybywendy.com.
▪ Old Bridge Preservation Society’s grand reopening of Old Bridge Store, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at museum, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C., open 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. 910-363-6585 or oldbridgepreservationsociety.org.
▪ Spring Fling Clothing Sale benefit, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (rain date June 20) at Seaside United Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road (N.C. 904), Sunset Beach, N.C. 910-579-5753.
▪ EASY ESCAPE: “Battleship 101,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (also July 11 and Aug. 8) at Battleship North Carolina, at U.S. Routes 17, 74, 76 and 421 in Wilmington, N.C., open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Free with admission, plus tax: $14 ages 12 and older; $10 ages 65 and older, and active-duty or retired military with ID; $6 ages 6-11; and free ages 5 and younger. 910-251-5797 or www.battleshipnc.com.
▪ Cruise-ins, free, by: Myrtle Beach Car Club (742-9802), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Aroma’s Pizzeria, 10799 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet; and Hot Rod Promotions (503-8245), noon-3 p.m. for “Cruising Aynor,” from Aynor Town Park, on Seventh Avenue.
▪ At Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St., Georgetown: sweetgrass basket making with Audrey Manigault and Barbara McCormick of McClellanville, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on porch. Museum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with tours at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m., for $7, and additional $3 for Stewart-Parker House. kaminskimuseum.org.
▪ Salt Air Jam, benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (388-5968, 866-324-2242 or www.cff.org/chapters/sc/), at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, at S.C. 90 and Robert Edge Parkway, with The Embers featuring Craig Woolard at noon, Steve Owens and Summertime 1:15 p.m., The Entertainers 2:30, and Jim Quick and Coastline 3:45-5 p.m. $15 advance at saltairjam.com, or $20 at gate.
▪ “Music & Wine Saturday,” noon-6 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Free. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.
▪ Conway Downtown Alive’s “Rivertown Wine-Around,” 3-6 p.m. for wine tastings at various downtown Conway sites. $20. 248-6260 or www.conwayalive.com.
▪ USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 social dance, 6:30-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. $7 members, otherwise $9. Bring dish to share. 570-881-0244 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.
▪ Super Summer Lawn Chair Festival concert series kickoff, with Mended Wings, 7 p.m. outside Homewood Baptist Church, 3296 Highway 319 E., Conway. Free. 685-0070, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ The Root Doctors concert, 8 p.m. at Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown. $20. 461-1342 or www.winyahauditorium.org.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.