Tuesday, July 2, 2013
John Adams was among the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He said that the birth of America “ought to be celebrated … from this time forward forevermore.”
Following is a listing of some local events on Thursday.
• 10 a.m. — The annual Fourth of July Parade will take place on Pawleys Island. Trophies will be presented for the best floats.
• Between 1 and 2 p.m. — Salute from the Shore — Vintage military aircraft will fly over South Carolina beaches.
Beachgoers are asked to display red, white and blue during the flyover and are encouraged to take pictures and video of themselves saluting our armed forces and their families.
Share pictures and stories online at “Salute from the Shore” on Facebook and show our troops how much we appreciate their service. For more information, visit salutefromtheshore.org.
• 5 p.m. — The Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade will follow a route from Garden City Point over to the Marsh Walk and down along the Murrells Inlet coast line to Morse Park Landing. The best viewing areas include Marlin Quay Marina, the Marsh Walk and Belin Methodist Church.
Boats can register for $5 with the committee boat on parade day starting at 4 p.m. For questions, contact Lee Hewitt at 843-652-4236.
• 6 p.m. — The Third Annual Pawleys Island Fourth of July Evening Celebration will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. inside the Precious Blood Parish Life Center, 1633 Waverly Road. This community-wide evening celebration will be a salute to our nation and our military in song and remembrances.
The celebration, sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 11028 and Assembly 3272, features the Pawleys Island Concert Band along with singing and speakers. Admission is free. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
• 7 p.m. — Indgo Choral Society will present its 17th annual free Fourth of July Concert on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum in Georgeown.
• 9:30 p.m. — Georgetown City Fire Department will present its annual fireworks display from East Bay Park. The display can be seen best from the Harborwalk or other areas along the Sampit River.
• 10 p.m. — Murrells Inlet 2020 will present its annual fireworks show over the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. Restaurants along the Marsh Walk will have live music throughout the night.