Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 9

January 8, 2013 

SkyWheel flies high

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 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at 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.

Club rides toy rails

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

Details | noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays (and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 4-7 p.m. Mondays) 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.

‘Rocky,’ opera play

See several special showings on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225:

• “Rocky,” from 1976, at 2 and 7 p.m., at regular prices: matinees $6 adults,$5.75 senior/child, and evenings $8 adult, $7 local/student/military, and $5.75 senior/child:

• “Met Live” opera encore of “Un Ballo in Maschers,” at 6:30 p.m., for $22 adult, $20 senor/student and $15 child.

Book sale in SB

The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles, with most items costing 25 cents-$2. Details at 238-5969 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 4:30-6:30 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.

Learn watercolor art

Susan Duke teaches watercolor classes every Wednesday. Details at 251-3877.

Details | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; six classes for $84, or $16 for drop-in.

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

Online.com/kicks-online.

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