Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 2

January 1, 2014 

‘Opulent’ exhibit ending

“The Opulent Object: Tapestries by Jon Riis with Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison,” is open for a final weekend, through Sunday. Details at 238-2510 or

Details | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for free.

Space shows fly high

Sky Theater shows play Thursday-Saturday for a final weekend through Saturday, before a Friday-Saturday-only schedule kicks in for Jan. 10-May 17: “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. – and laser shows 5-8 p.m. daily this weekend: “Laser Holidays” 5 p.m., “Laser Holidays” 6 p.m., and Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” 7 p.m. Details at 910-575-0033 or

Details | at Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C.; per show: $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4.

Go graveyard trekkin’

“Silent Cities” Trekker rides are given at noon and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 6, through historic graveyards. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | at Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park, for $15, besides gardens admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Final week for lights

The third annual “Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland,” benefiting the American Red Cross and Impact Ministries, continues daily through Sunday. Details at 888-321-7547 or

Details | 6-10 p.m. at Pelicans Ballpark, on Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, just south of 21st Avenue North, for $25.50 for car or family van, $40 activity of mini-/half-bus, $50 limousine, and $5 person in a tour/school bus; extra fees for other activities in Santa’s Village.

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