Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 1

January 31, 2013 

Museum touts Lowcountry

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

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.

Watch knights joust

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament has rolled out its revamped show, including new costumes, music and choreography. Details at 236-4635, 800-436-4386 or

Details | 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 2904 Fantasy Way, close to U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway, each $50.95 ages 13 and older, otherwise $30.95.

Take ‘Cultural Safari’

Take in a “Cultural Safari” program covering the Alps in France and Switzerland. Details at 215-4700, or email

Details | 1-2 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Socastee branch, 141 707-Connector Road, off S.C. 707 west of S.C. 544, for free.

Book sale at library

The Friends of Chapin Memorial Library opens a book sale for two days through Saturday. Details at 918-1275 or

Details | 2-6 p.m. (and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday) at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway.

Catch free movies

Catch a free movie in two places:

• “Hope Springs,” starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, at 3 p.m. for adults and seniors, at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. Details at 918-2380.

• • “Friday Night at the Movies,” with host David Zinman, “It Started With Eve,” from 1942 and starring Deanna Durbin and Charles Laughton, at 7 p.m. at Georgetown County Library’s Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, behind Pastaria 811. Call 545-3623.

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