Two gardens in Georgetown County conclude two-day celebrations:
• Browns Ferry Gardens’ annual open house, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., on 13515 Browns Ferry Road (S.C. 51), northwest of Georgetown, and 13 1/2 miles west of U.S. 701, for free. Details at 240-2531 orwww.brownsferrygardens.com
• “Butterfly and Art Festival: Colorful Wings and Pretty Things,” 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 for ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.
See a replay of the one-hour documentary “Shaggin’ on the Strand,” including performances by the Drifters, Tams, Clovers, General Johnson, Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, and the Embers. The program, produced by Al Munn of Charlotte, N.C., last aired across the Grand Strand in September.
Details | 2 p.m. on WWMB-TV 21.
Serenades get started
“Surfside Beach Sunday Serenades,” every Sunday through Sept. 2, presents four performers for 45 minutes each, next with Acoustic Johnny 2-2:45 p.m., Glenn “Houndog” Hanson 2:45-3:30, Jaynie Trudell 3:30-4:15 and Lola 4:15-5. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. Details at 450-7281.
Details | 2-5 p.m. in town of Surfside Beach’s Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives, in front of the Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, for free.
Two local arts groups will have free concerts at 3 p.m.:
• Carolina Master Chorale, at First United Methodist Church, 901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, performing repertoire the singers will showcase on their Baltic states tour June 14-23 to Finland, Estonia, and St. Petersburg, Russia. Details at 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.
• The Cultural Council of Georgetown County presents the Denny Hess Trio in a “Welcome to Front Street – Free Jazz Concert” in the park area behind historic Clock Tower building on Front Street in Georgetown. Bring chairs and blankets. In case of rain, see the performance inside Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown. Details at 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.
Hot Summer Nights
The Oceanfront Merchant’s Association presents performers such as the Whacker Barrel band every Sunday as part of “Hot Summer Nights.” Details at 421-9848, 997-6695 or myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
Details | 7-10 p.m. on Myrtle Beach’s boardwalk, near Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free.
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