Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 2

January 1, 2013 

‘Icons’ exhibit opens

A new exhibit debuts, “Icons & Idols: A Photographer’s Chronicle of the Arts 1960-1995,” continuing through March 17. See 137 “who’s who” photographs by Jack Mitchell from his book after which the exhibit is named. Many are black-and-white pictures. 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, across from Midway Par 3 and Springmaid Beach Resort; free, although donations welcome.

Wildlife art show ending

“Wild North Carolina Through the Artist’s Eyes,” the 2012 N.C. Wildlife Art Society Exhibition, continues for four more days through SaturdayJan. 5. Details at 910-575-5999 or, and

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C.

Brookgreen reopens trail

“The Oaks Plantation History and Nature Trail” self-guided walking tours, with access by minibus only, departing hourly noon-3 p.m., resume for Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays through March 1.Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | At Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park, for $3 in addition to admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. (Gardens open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.)

See ‘2001 Space Odyssey’

A classic movie series, on Wednesdays through January, begins with “2001 Space Odyssey,” from 1968. Details at 839-3225 or

Details | 2 and 7 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach; matinees $6 ages 12 and older, and $5.75 ages 1-11; evenings $8 ages 12 and older, $7 military, students, and residents of Horry and Georgetown counties with ID, and $5.75 for ages 62 and older, and 1-11.

Opry Christmas still on

“The Carolina Opry Christmas Special” continues nightly through Saturday. Details at 913-8888, 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or

Details | 7 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theatre, on U.S. 17 Business, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach; $37.16-$51.12 ages 17 and older, and $24.19-$32.55 children and students with ID.

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