Things To Do

Butterfly, Boy Scouts, Moose lodge events across south Strand

Choose from three special events May 27 on the south Strand:

— At Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily: “Breakfast with the Butterflies,” 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for $25 adult or $20 child (which includes garden admission) – 843-235-6016. (Also, fourth annual Memorial Day Weekend 5K Run and 1-Mile Race, 6 p.m. May 28, for $30 advance through Saturday, otherwise $28, for the 5K, and $15 for the 1-mile at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

— Boy Scout Troop 891 annual barbecue, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Socastee United Methodist Church, 5575 Dick Pond Road, behind Domino’s. 843-650-3373 or

— “Lost in the ’50s” Sock Hop, 4-9 p.m. Surfside Beach Moose Lodge 2351 – Chapter 1950, 9763 Moose Road, northwest of Murrells Inlet, west of U.S. 17, north of Tournament Boulevard/Inlet Square Drive (843-357-4506 or – also with free cruise-in, 6-9 p.m. by Hot Rod Promotions (843-503-8245).