Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 3

January 2, 2013 

Museum touts Lowcountry

Take a walk through Lowcountry history and learn about the “Swamp Fox,” Gen. Francis Marion. Details at 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Georgetown County Museum, 632 Prince St., Georgetown; $4 ages 18-64, $3 ages 65 and older, $2 ages 7-17.

Raptors on display

See dozens of raptors up close Thursdays-Saturdays, including guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and flight demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details at 971-7474 or www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org.

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Center for Birds of Prey, 4872 Seewee Road, Awendaw, 35 miles south of Georgetown, east of U.S. 17, first left south of the Sewee Outpost; $12 adults, $10 ages 6-17.

Ride Conway waterways

Take a 90-minute cruise on the Waccamaw River and Kingston Lake in Conway aboard Capt. Jim’s “River Memories” Scenic River Tours. Details at 246-1495 or www.rivermemories.org.

Details | 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays from Conway Marina, at end of Elm Street, by the Conway Marina Store & Ice Cream Shoppe; $15 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 3-12.

SkyWheel rolling

Ride the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel for a towering, and at night, LED-colorful, view of the coastline. Details at 839-9200 or www.skywheelusa.com.

Details | Open 11 a.m. at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, 1110 N. Ocean Blvd., adjacent to Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue for $13 ages 12-64; $11 ages 65 and older and military (with valid ID); $9 ages 3-11.

Osher lineup covered

“The ‘New’ Waccamaw Osher Lifelong Learning Institute” will be the program for the Friends of the Waccamaw Library “First Thursday” meeting. Linda Ketron and a number of instructors will give an overview of the winter courses at the new Waccamaw Higher Education Center in the Litchfield Exchange. Details at 545 3623 or www.friendsofthewaccamawlibrary.org.

Details | 7 p.m. at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck Branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, for free.

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

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