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Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 27

A crowd gathers for the Conway Riverfest on June 28, 2014, an annual tradition by the Conway Chamber of Commerce. The 2015 edition is 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday.
A crowd gathers for the Conway Riverfest on June 28, 2014, an annual tradition by the Conway Chamber of Commerce. The 2015 edition is 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. The Sun News file photo

Special events galore

▪ Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild’s “Art in the Park,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Park, at Kings Highway and 14th Avenue North. 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com.

▪ EASY ESCAPE for “Nature Science Investigator,” for ages 6-12, covering hydrology, plants ecology, and soil science, 10 a.m. at Sewee Visitor & Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. 17 N., Awendaw, open. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Free. Also., feeding of two resident red wolves 3-4 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 843-928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter.

▪ Riverfest, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. in downtown Conway, including fireworks at 9:30 p.m. and such entertainers as Nantucket at 8 p.m.. fireworks 9:40, and Blckfoot 9:45. Free for Marina Drive activities, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; and $5 ages 13 and older, otherwise free, for Riverfront Park area, 3-11 p.m., with hand stamps available for re-entry. 248-2273 or www.conwayriverfest.com.

▪ “Festa Italiana,” by Sons of Italy Myrtle Beach, based in Socastee and benefiting The Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sunday in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. $1 daily. 333-7523, 215-2662 or www.sonsofitalymb.com.

▪ Norman the Scooter Dog appearance, 11 a.m.-4 p.m at Petco, 596 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach, during Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach adoptathon. 222-8724.

▪ Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club “Field Day,” 1-8 p.m. outside R. Cathcart Smith Science Center at Coastal Carolina University, off U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in Conway. Free. 467-3461 or www.w4gs.org.

▪ Strand Cinema movies, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, with Welcome to Me” at 2:30 p.m., and “Hector and the Search for Happiness” 7 p.m., both from 2014. Each $5 for members, otherwise $7. 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org.

▪ Theatre of the Republic’s “Gypsy,” 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through July 5, at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main. St., Conway. $23. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

▪ Gospel Jubilee, 5-7 p.m. at Little River United Methodist Church, 1629 U.S. 17. Free. 249-2329.

▪ Super Summer Lawn Chair Festival, with Day Seven, 7 p.m. at Homewood Baptist Church, 3290 Highway 319, Conway. Free. 685-0070, or email jim.mbsc@yahoo.com.

▪ Sea Notes Choral Society’s “A Salute to America,” 7:30 pm. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C. Free. www.sea-notes.com.

▪ Fifty Shades of Men Male Revue, for adults only, 9 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach. $36.50 or $53. 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.

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