Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 30

December 29, 2012 

Year-end party at VFW

Everyone’s invited to an End of Year Party, which includes hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and music by Salty Dog. Reservations at 651-6900.

Details | noon-4 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4359 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, for $20.

Zumbathon at YMCA

The fifth annual New Year’s Zumbathon will include three Zumba styles: Sentao, Toning and Blast. Details at 449-9622 or

Details | 2-5 p.m. at Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA in Myrtle Beach, west of U.S. 17 Bypass, opposite 62nd Avenue North, for free – no membership required for this event.

See tank from behind

Take an “Extended Behind the Scene” tour atop a 235,000-gallon fish tank, which includes staff feeding some inhabitants such as sharks, stingrays and moray eels. Wear closed-toe shoes. Preregistration required at 910-458-7468. More details at

Details | 1 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, N.C. (open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.), on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, for $20 ages 13 and older, $18 ages 8-12, which includes admission (regularly $8 ages 13-61, $7 seniors and $6 ages 3-12).

Go ‘Wine Dancing’

Go “Wine Dancing,” led by Wanda and Jim York. Details at 910-287-4243, 732-470-8612 or; or the winery: 910-287-2800 or

Details | 2:30-6 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $5.

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 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.

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