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

February 17, 2013 

‘Candy Land’ at museum

The Children’s Museum of South Carolina is usually open Tuesdays-Saturdays this time of year, but on this Presidents Day, come in for “It’s a Candy Land.” Details at 946-9469 or

Details | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the museum, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street, for special $6 admission this day only.

‘Pajama-Ramas’ at library

Two “Pajama-Ramas” – at 10 a.m. for children younger than 13, and 3-6 p.m. for anyone older – welcome folks to gather to read and watch a book-based movie. Details at 215-4700, or email

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

WonderWorks discount

WonderWorks interactive science museum continues “Local Appreciation Days” through March 15 for residents of Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick counties with ID. Details at 626-9962 or

Details | Open 10 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $14.99 ages 13-54 and $9.99 ages 4-12 and 55 and older (regular rates, $22.99 and $14.99, respectively).

Brookgreen trail open

“The Oaks Plantation History and Nature Trail” self-guided walking tours, with access by minibus only, depart hourly noon-3 p.m. 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.)

Take weekly dance classes

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 has weekly lessons that cover a variety of American and Latin dances every Monday. Pre-registration is not required, and walk-ins and singles are welcome. Details at 283-0007, 602-7197 or

Details | Beginners 6-7 p.m., intermediate 7-8 p.m. at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops; $7 club members, otherwise $9.

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