Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 18

December 17, 2012 

Trio of art exhibits

See art exhibits: “An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles” and “Figuratively Speaking: The Art of Sigmund Abeles,” along with “Jonathan Green – The Artist as Servant-Leader: A Retrospective of Community Engagement” daily through Friday and Dec. 27-29, before they close. Details at 238-2510 or

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for free.

Shadrack’s at stadium

“Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland” is open nightly through Jan. 6, with a drive-through parking lot light display and a Santa’s Village – with Santa on hand through Sunday – on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ stadium third-base concourse and beach and inflatable area, with a petting zoo and activities, some for an extra fee. Details at 888-321-7547 or

Details | 6-10 p.m. at Field at Pelicans Ballpark, on Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, just south of 21st Avenue North; $25.50 car or family van, $40 activity of mini-/half-bus, $50 limousine, and $5 person in a tour/school bus.

Opera star at Dunes

The Carolina Master Chorale showcases a mezzo-soprano in “A Christmas Carmen: A Spanish Holiday Evening with Kirstin Chavez,” with Italian pianist Paolo André Gualdi, from Francis Marion University. Details at 444-5774 or

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Dunes Golf and Beach Club, 9000 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for $40, with pre-concert reception including gourmet heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

‘Dino’s’ takes final bow

Catch “Dino’s TV Christmas TV Special,” the “Dino’s TV Variety Show” finale after an eight-year run. Details at 808-9188, 800-252-5642 or

Details | 7 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m., at The Grand Theatre, 301 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach. Ages 13 and older: $29.95 show only, $41.95 dinner and show; and ages 3-12: $14.95 and $19.95, respectively.

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