Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Oct. 5 and 6

October 4, 2012 

Dinos’ last weekend

Dinosaurs are roaring and moving in Ripley’s Aquarium’s special exhibit, “When Giants Ruled!” in its final days, through Sunday. Also, see mermaid shows at noon and 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Details at 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.

Details | Open 9 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach; free with admission: $21.99 ages 12 and older, $10.99 ages 6-11, $3.99 ages 3-5, free ages 2 and younger.

Mustang, Ford car show

The Coastal Carolina Mustang Club will have its second annual Grand Strand Mustang Stampede and All Ford Show on Oct. 6, benefiting Associated Charities of Myrtle Beach. Details at 685-4002.

Details | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. near Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach, at 29th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach; car entry $25, display $15, spectators free.

BBQ lunch benefit

Proceeds from a barbecue lunch sales will go toward North Strand Community Church’s purchase of a defibrillator and payment on a youth group van. Delivery available for orders of five or more meals in North Myrtle Beach area. Details at 399-7729 or 902-6710.

Details | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, on S.C. 9 in Little River, beside the Bell & Bell auto dealer; meals $8.

Free movie in MB

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “Reality of Love,” starring Bradley Cooper and rated PG-13. Details at 918-2380.

Details | 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free.

Park’s final two days

Family Kingdom Amusement Park begins its final weekend open for the season through Saturday. Details at 626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com.

Details | Open 6 p.m. at 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; free admission; wristbands $24.50 plus tax (or $14 total for local residents with ID), and individual ride tickets available.

Switchfoot at HOB

See rock band Switchfoot, known for such hits as “Dare You to Move” and “Meant to Live,” with Paper Route opening. Details at 272-3000, www.hob.com/myrtlebeach and www.switchfoot.com.

Details | 9 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; general admission $21 advance, $23 day of show, and reserved loge seats $33 and $35, respectively.

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

Online.com/kicks-online.

Myrtle Beach Sun News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service