Shows at planetarium
Catch Sky Theater shows in this fall schedule, Thursdays-Saturdays: “Legends of the Night Sky” at 11 a.m., “Zula Patrol” (through Nov. 23) at noon, “Undiscovered Worlds” 1 p.m., “Astronaut” 2 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 3 p.m., and “Seven Wonders” 4 p.m. Details at 910-575-0033 or www.museumplanetarium.org.
Details | At Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C., which opens at noon; per show: $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4.
See aquarium from rear
Take an “Behind the Scenes” tour to learn about maintaining a collection of salt and freshwater exhibits, with hundreds of animals. Pre-registration required at 910-458-7468. Other tours available Fridays-Sundays this month, but not Sept. 21. More details at www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.
Details | 11:15 a.m. (and 1:15 p.m. Sundays) at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, N.C. (open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.), on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, for $15 ages 13 and older, $13 ages 8-12, which includes admission (regularly $8 ages 13-61, $7 seniors and $6 ages 3-12).
Join Strand Cinema
The Strand Cinema group begins a new weekend of movies: “Oranges and Sunshine,” from 2010, at 2:30 p.m., and “Any Day Now” (2012) at 7 p.m.; then on Saturday: “What Maisie Knew” (2012) at2:30 p.m. and “Into the White” (2012) 7 p.m. Details at 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org.
Details | at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown; each $5 for members, otherwise $7.
‘Impossible’ for free
Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “The Impossible,” starring Naomi Watts and rated PG-13. Details at 918-2380.
Details | 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free.
Meet fabric artist
Rachel Nicholson, a fabric artist from Raleigh, will display her woven and felt creations at a “First Friday” evening reception, part of downtown Southport’s monthly First Friday Gallery Walk. Details at 910-457-5450 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.
Details | 5-7 p.m. at Franklin Square Gallery, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C., at behind Franklin Square Park, for free.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach