Things To Do

Art, movie, cruise-in, live bands and karaoke along the Grand Strand July 19

Herb McCandless Jr. - hypnotist at Comedy Cabana
Herb McCandless Jr. - hypnotist at Comedy Cabana

‘Say Cheese!’ in art museum’s ‘Food for Thought’ lecture

A “Food for Thought” lecture series, on various Wednesdays this summer, continues with “Native Roots, Native Healing” with “Say Cheese! From the Pawleys Island Sea View Inn to the Nation: Spreading the Love of Pimento Cheese and Other Southern Dishes,” with five presenters, for $10, coinciding with the “Feast Your Eyes: Celebrating the Food of the South” and “Feast Local: Brant Barrett Photography” exhibits through Sept. 17. Details at 843-238-2510 or

Details: 2-3:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, with free admission for exhibits.

‘Hobcaw Barony presents ‘Ghosts from the Coast’

In the “Wild Wednesdays” series for families with children, join in “Ghosts from the Coast,” July 19, for $10, with capacity for 43 youth. Registration required at 843-546-4623 or

Details: 2:30-4 p.m. at Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown.

Free cruise-in hits high gear at Cheesesteak Factory

Hot Rod Promotions will have a cruise-in. Details at 843-503-8245.

Details: 5-8 p.m. at Cheesesteak Factory, 310 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. Free.

Myrtle Waves brings ‘Jungle Book’ to wave pool

Family “Dive-In Movie Nights” roll every Wednesday, weather permitting, on this evening with “The Jungle Book.”Also: “The Lego Batman Movie” July 26, “Kung Fu Panda 3” Aug. 2, and “Dolphin Tale 2” Aug. 9. Park opens 10 a.m. daily. Details at 843-913-9250 or

Details: 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue North Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17. Special general admission after 4 p.m. Wednesdays for $13.99 plus tax – no next day free with this rate.

U ‘N’ I, Grimshaw perform at ‘Cool Summer Evenings’

During “Cool Summer Evenings,” Brookgreen Gardens stays open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, through Aug. 11, with concerts at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, this week with U “N” I featuring Denny Hess and Paul Grimshaw Band, respectively. Also, on Thursdays: Butterfly Field activities at 5 p.m., Ron Daise orating stories at 6 p.m., and for extra $8 for adults, $4 children, “A Pirate Adventure” boat rides at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Details at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details: At Brookgreen, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach (open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily). Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.

ROAD TRIP: Aquarium ‘Family Paint Night’ centers on sand pipers

Join a “Family Paint Night,” for ages 8 and older, every two weeks with instructors from Saltwater Surf Art and these themes: sand piper on July 19, and lorikeets Aug. 2. Reservations required at 910- 772-0500 or

Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, each $45 per person, including include paint, canvas, and easel use.

Live Entertainment – Wednesday, July 19

Comedy Cabana

9588 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, Comedy Hypnotist Herb McCandless, Jr, 6 p.m. 843-449-4242.

Danny Lee’s Place

4501 Socastee Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, Karaoke with James, 8:30 p.m. 843-293-3558.

Duplin Winery

4650 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, JT and the Strats, 5:30 p.m.

La Belle Amie Vineyard

1120 Saint Joseph Rd., Little River, Wine Wednesdays @ The Vineyard, 12:30 p.m. No cover. 843-399-9463.

Mulligan’s Sports Bar & Restaurant

1359 Highway 17, Little River, Karaoke With Cheryl Z, 6 p.m. No cover. 843-249-7145.

Ocean Creek Resort

10600 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, Chris Elswick Acoustic Pool Party, 5:30 p.m. No cover. 843-310-3426.

The Old Bull and Bush Pub and Eatery

4700 Highway 17 Bypass South, Myrtle Beach, Jerry Edwards and Avatar Blue in Concert, 7 p.m. No cover.

Wahoo’s Fish House

3993 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, Sassafras, 7 p.m. 843-651-5800.