Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 20

December 19, 2013 

Shows out of this world

A domed theater opens a weekend of laser music shows, with “Laser Beatles” at 5 p.m., U2 6 p.m., and Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” 7 p.m. (and on Friday: “Laser Retro” 5 p.m., “Laser Country” 6 p.m., and Metallica 7 p.m.; and Saturday: “Laser Vinyl” 5 p.m., Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” 6 p.m., and “Laser Country” 7 p.m.) Regular shows continue Thursdays-Saturdays through Jan. 4: “Legends of the Night Sky” at 11 a.m., “Laser Holidays” 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

Details | at Ingram Planetarium,7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C. Per show: $8 ages 13-61, $7 ages 62 and older, $6 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger.

Reptiles in shows

See more than 800 alligators and other animals in one place. Special shows daily on lemurs at 10:30 a.m.; alligator handling at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.; and reptiles at noon and 2 p.m. Details at 361-0789 or

Details | Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays at Alligator Adventure, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; $19.99 ages 13 and older, $17.99 seniors, $14.99 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger.

Ride special at Pavilion

Catch an early bird ride special weekends through Dec. 29. Details at 918-8725 or

Details | Noon-2 p.m. at Pavilion Nostalgia Park and Carousel Park, both at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach; a nine-ride ticket bundle for $10. (Parks open noon-9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays.)

See ‘Admission’ for free

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “Admission,” starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, 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.

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