Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 5

January 4, 2014 


Pair of bridal shows

• Bridal Fair & Expo, 1-4 p.m. at Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort , 10000 Beach Club Drive, just north of Myrtle Beach, for free. Details at

• “The Wedding Showcase,” 1-5 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $10. 235-1238 or

Appalachian exhibition

The exhibit “Appalachian Ballads,” more than a dozen artworks by a native Briton from Asheville, N.C., opens with an artist reception, with Appalachian music performed by Greg and Lucretia Speas. The exhibit then remains on display through March 16. Also, this is the final day for “The Opulent Object: Tapestries by Jon Riis with Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison.” Details at 238-2510 or

Details | Reception 1-3 p.m., for $10, at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, which is open until 4 p.m., with free admission.

Go ‘Wine Dancing’

Go “Wine Dancing,” led by Wanda and Jim York – also on Wednesdays and on Jan. 12 – all starting with a beginner’s lesson. Details at 910-575-6575, 732-470-8612 or; or the winery: 910-287-2800 or

Details | 2:30-5 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., for $5.

Shadrack’s last stand

The third annual “Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland” drive-through light display concludes. 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 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.

Museum for youngsters

Visit the Children’s Museum of South Carolina, full of interactive exhibits. Details at 946-9469 or

Details | noon-5 p.m. Sundays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, at 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street; $8 ages 2 and older.

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