Mystery author, two poets to speak
▪ Troy D. Nooe, discussing “Long-Legged Rosie,” third in his series of Frankie McKellor murder mysteries set in 1950s Myrtle Beach, 10-11 a.m. at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W., Calabash, N.C. Free, but with reservations required at 910-575-5999. www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
▪ Readings by Adam Vines and Hastings Hensel in “Hard Lines: Poets of the Rough South,” from a brand new University of South Carolina Press anthology, “Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry,” 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard. Free. Details at 843-545-3623 or georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov.
Dine, help Miss Ruby’s Kids
“Dining For a Cause” continues, with a portion of proceeds this day benefiting Miss Ruby’s Kids’ early childhood education program in Georgetown County (843-436-7197 or www.missrubyskids.net). Reservations at 843-651-2881.
Details: Open 4:30 p.m. at Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, 4460 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.
Students perform ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’
Fans of Cary Grant movies might like a school play adaptation of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Details at 843-650-2829 or ccsmb.com.
Details: 7 p.m. at Calvary Christian School, 4511 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), Socastee, between Big Block Road and S.C. 707. $5.
Escape for Travis Tritt concert
See Travis Tritt – known for such country hits as “Here’s A Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares),” “I’m Going to be Somebody” and his cover of the Eagles’ “Take It Easy” – in concert. Details at 843-661-4444 or www.fmupac.org.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Dargan St., Florence. $47 or $67. (Also “Two-Step Two-For” deal, for this concert and Charlie Daniels Band, at 7:30 p.m. June 2, available for $99).