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

January 17, 2013 

‘Sweetgrass’ at Brookgreen

The history exhibit “Sweetgrass: A Living Legacy of Family and Community” opens, continuing through March 1. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

2-for-1 raptor sightseeing

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

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 6-18 – with 2-for-1 admission in January.

Catch movies for free

Two movies will play for free:

• In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, “King: Go Beyond the Dream to Discover the Man,” a History Channel film, at 1 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Socastee branch, 141 707-Connector Road, off S.C. 707 west of S.C. 544, for free. Details at 215-4700 or

• “Think Like a Man,” starring Michael Ealy, at 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free. Call 918-2380.

See start of ‘Downton Abbey’

See the first two episodes from the premiere season of “Downton Abbey,” a British period series that has begun its third season on PBS’ “Masterpiece.” Details at 205-5280 or

Details | 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive, for free.

Eddie Clark at Cabana

Eddie Clark, known for blending personal experiences and everyday life from about a quarter-century on stage, will perform nightly through Sunday, with Cooter Douglas opening. Details at 449-4242 or

Details | 8 and 10:15 p.m. at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $15

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