Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Dec. 26

December 25, 2013 

‘Voices of the Villages’

In “Voices of the Villages,” travel to four former slave villages at Hobcaw that were lived in until 1952 by Baruch black staff. Stories are shared based on oral history interviews, payroll books and photographs, and guests can compare 19th-century cabins to early 20th-century additions, vegetable gardens and lifestyles of the families whose history remains at the barony. Registration Required; 843-546-4623 $20 per person. Also, the “Out of Hobcaw” watercolors exhibit by Maura Kenny, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Saturday and Dec. 30-31 in Discovery (welcome) Center. Details at 546-4623,

Details | 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown, for $20.

Last holiday laughs

The Carolina Improv Company winds up its holiday season with “Whose Holiday Is It Anyway?” Thursday-Friday“Whose Year Is It Anyway?” Saturday and Monday. Details at 272-4242 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Uptown in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, for $14.

Comedians hit clubs

Choose from two comedic slates opening for the weekend, both through Saturday, at 8 p.m. (and later shows Friday-Saturday), each for $15:

• Scott Angrave at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. Details at 449-4242 or

• Bengt Washburn at Carolina Comedy Club, (also 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. 839-2565 or

Shows back on

Several shows resume their final run to close 2013, before a winter break; prices vary by site:

• “Christmas at Pirates Voyage Dinner Attraction,” on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach, 6 p.m. daily through Dec. 31. 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or

• Legends in Concert, with tribute artists to the Blues Brothers, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley, at 2925 Hollywood Drive, Myrtle Beach, off 29th Avenue North, at U.S. 17 Bypass, across from Broadway at the Beach, 8 p.m. daily through Dec. 30, and 7 and 10 p.m. Dec. 31. 238-7827, 800-960-7469 or

• “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show,” at Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, 7:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 30, and 3 and 9:15 p.m. Dec. 31. 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or

• “The Carolina Opry Christmas Special,” at Calvin Gilmore Theater, on U.S. 17 Business at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, 7 p.m. daily through Dec. 31, and Jan. 1, 3 and 4. 913-4000, 800-843-6779 or

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