Brookgreen Gardens’ Cool Summer Evenings June 20 - 22
PAWLEY'S ISLAND, SC - The sounds of live entertainment will stir the quiet of the gardens when Brookgreen remains open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings until 9 p.m. during Cool Summer Evenings, guests will enjoy live entertainment and activities just for kids. All performances begin at 7 p.m. and are included in the regular garden admission of $14 - adults and $7 -children, which is good for seven consecutive days. Evening creek cruises are available for $7 in addition to garden admission.
June 20 Becky Nissen (Harp) Becky is a past winner of the Lyon & Healy International Jazz and Pop Harp Competition which took place in Nashville, and currently performs classical, jazz and pop music in many regional venues.
Thursday June 21, Jerry Walls, naturalist, professional bird guide and co-star of CBS television's 'Carolina Safari', will present Alligators—the Dragon Lizards, an educational and interactive programs featuring his collection of live animals. Each week, Jerry will focus on a different animal. The hour-long programs will begin at 5 p.m. in the Lowcountry Zoo area at the Sculpture Center outdoor patio and will be held rain or shine. From 6 – 7:30 p.m. “Family Fun with Science—Oh, My!' is an interactive learning session for families with the same intrigue of spotting lions, and tigers, and bears, science activities will attract participants at stations for K-2 and 3-6 graders. Together, family members may construct items and make predictions, view supplies and test choices, or play games to identify things.
Friday, June 22 - Thistledown Tinkers (Celtic Duo) the powerful music duo featuring Trip Rogers and Tom Eure, weave traditional Scottish and Irish music with original creations that sets the stage on fire. With an impressive arsenal of instruments including guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, dulcimer, and concertina, their stage presence creates a rebel rousing party that not only draws fans in, but makes them feel like a part of the show.
Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, accredited out door museum, and non-profit organization, is located on U.S. 17 between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and is open daily to the public.