Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Sept. 8

Browse garage sale

Browse at the city of Myrtle Beach’s 24th annual “South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale” Details at 918-1235 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html.

Details | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North; free admission and $3 parking.

Water parks last hurrah

The last of the three local water parks still open for summer has a final two days through Sunday. Details at 913-9260 or www.myrtlewaves.com.

Details | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 10th Avenue North Extension in Myrtle Beach, for $23.99 at gate, or $19.99 online, for ages 3 and older, plus $3 parking.

Art galleries

Two Myrtle Beach coffeehouses with art galleries have special events:

• An opening reception for Bill Strydesky, an acrylic painter, 4-7 p.m. at Fresh Brewed Coffee House, 933 Broadway St., for a suggested $5 donation. Details at 251-8282,


or www.facebook.com/events/379153565486883/.

• A one-night art show with Christopher DeRubeis, 6-8 p.m. at Collectors Cafe and Gallery, 7740 N. Kings Highway, where its summer show by 16 artists continues through October. Details at 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

Two cruise-ins in evening

Choose from two cruise-ins, for free:

5:30-8:30 p.m. by Myrtle Beach Car Club at Rotelli’s Restaurant, on U.S. 501 in Conway, across from Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Call 215-3849 or 742-9802.

6-9 p.m. by Hot Rod Promotions at Poppy’s Burgers & Subs, 3290 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, by Inlet Square. Call 503-8245.

Two concerts

Concerts on tap tonight include:

• The Steamboat Springs Band for “Jeff Fest,” in memory of South by Southeast Music Feast founder Jeff Roberts and a benefit for local school music programs, with a pot-luck dinner at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7:30, at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., for $20 members, otherwise $25. Email reservations to info@southbysoutheast.org or southxsoutheast@aol.com More details at 251-6402 and



• The Oceanfront Merchant’s Association welcomes Painted Man, playing funk and rock, 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free. Details at 421-9848, 997-6695 or myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach