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Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 8

This photo shows “Turn of the Wheel,” in mixed media, part of Jill Hope’s “Fusion” exhibit, opening Wednesday and going through Aug. 1, at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. Also, meet the artist noon-4 p.m. Saturday.
This photo shows “Turn of the Wheel,” in mixed media, part of Jill Hope’s “Fusion” exhibit, opening Wednesday and going through Aug. 1, at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. Also, meet the artist noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Courtesy photo

‘Fusion’ fills Sunset River

“Fusion” by Jill Hope, a mixed-media collection including watercolor, jewelry design and acrylic painting, goes on display through Aug. 1. Also, meet the artist, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Details at 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C.

Shop monthly book sale

The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles, with most items costing 25 cents-$2. Details at 238-5869 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 4:30-6 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.

PaperWork at Brookgreen

Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, begins “Cool Summer Evenings,” staying open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 7. Catch PaperWork in concert at 7 p.m. on this night. Details at 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | At gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Admission lasts seven days: $15 ages 13-64, $13 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.

Club touts magic, Kidd

Choose from two comedy shows at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Details at 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com:

▪ “The Magic of Carl Michael,” 6 p.m. Sundays-Mondays and Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 4:30 p.m. Fridays, through July, for $19.95 ages 13 and older, otherwise $9.95.

▪ Tim Kidd, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, and 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday-Saturday, for $15.

‘Sip and Paint’ with fish

A “Sip and Paint” series with art instructors continues, with different themes: crab on July 8 and octopus July 29, both for ages 21 and older only (bring own wine or beer); and sharks July 15 and jellyfish Aug. 5, both family nights (bring beverages and snacks, but not alcohol). Details at 910-458-7468 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.

Details | 6:30-8:30 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, N.C., each $45 per person, including include paint, canvas, and easel use. (Aquarium open. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $10.95 ages 13-61, $9.95 seniors and military, $8.95 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger.)

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

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