Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Nov. 5

November 4, 2012 

‘Festival of Trees’

Ripley’s Aquarium’s Festival of Trees has opened for two months through Dec. 31, celebrating every U.S. state and territory with its own tree of decorations. 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.

Sale at Chapin Library

A sale of used and new books and other items opens, continues through Saturday, and all books, DVDs and VHS tapes for children and young adults are buy one, get one free. Details at 918-1275 or www.chapinlibrary.org.

Details | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway.

WonderWorks discount

WonderWorks interactive science museum begins “Local Appreciation Days,” through Dec. 15, excluding Nov. 22-25, for residents of Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick counties with ID. Details at 626-9962 or www.wonderworksonline.com/myrtle-beach/.

Details | Open 10 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $14.99 ages 13-54 and $9.99 ages 4-12 and 55 and older (regular rates, $22.99 and $14.99, respectively).

See model trains

The Grand Strand Model Railroaders’ club site contains several working model trains the public is welcome to enjoy. Details at 297-7162 or 293-4386.

Details | 4-7 p.m. Mondays (and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays) at the club site, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, for free.

Learn to dance

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 has weekly lessons that cover a variety of American and Latin dances every Monday. Pre-registration is not required, and walk-ins and singles are welcome. Details at 283-0007, 602-7197 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

Details | Beginners 6-7 p.m., intermediate 7-8 p.m. at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops; $7 club members, otherwise $9.

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

Online.com/kicks-online.

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