SpeedPark revved up
NASCAR SpeedPark is open daily for the season. Details at 918-8725 or www.nascarspeedpark.com/sc.aspx.
Details | 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at 1820 21st Ave. N. extension, at U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, across from the Palace Theatre and Broadway at the Beach; free admission for spectators; individual ride tickets available; and other options include daylong wristband $29.99 ($23.99 online), one-month pass $39.99 ($34.99) and four-month pass $59.99 ($54.99).
In “Stingray Shuffle!” learn about rays, though, maligned and misunderstood, and their roles as gentle, good creatures. Details at 238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.
Details | 2:30-3 p.m. (park open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) at Myrtle Beach State Park Nature Center, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Ocean Boulevard/Farrow Parkway; free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, and $3 ages 6-15.
‘Il Trovatore’ at movies
See an encore of “Il Trovatore” opera by Gran Teatre del Liceu in the “Opera & Ballet in Cinema” series, at 7 p.m. for $15 in either of two movie theaters. Details at www.operaincinema.com or www.carmike.com.
• Broadway Carmike 17, at Broadway at the Beach, off Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach (445-1616).
• Carmike 12 at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S.17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres (272-6598).
Group drums up night
The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will give its spring concert. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway; $9 adults; $7 CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College alumni, ages 65 and older, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; $3 CCU and HGTC students, faculty and staff, and ages 11-17; and free ages 10 and younger.
Choose from two comedic slates opening for the week through Saturday, both at 8 p.m. for $15:
• Basile, at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. 449-4242 orwww.comedycabana.com
• Paul Varghese, at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Details at 839-2565 orwww.carolinacomedyclub.com
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