Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 11

04/10/2014 5:00 PM

04/04/2014 12:09 PM

Take off in exhibit

“Encounters: UFO Experience” has returned for a second year, open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, through May 25, then going daily with expanded hours (10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays) from May 26 through Sept. 2. Details at 444-0443 or

Details | At north end of Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, for $14 adults (or $10 advance online), $12 seniors and $10 children ($8 online for both of those rates), including audio guide.

Pet food drive benefit

Drop off donations of money, canned and bagged food, and cat litter, or consider adopting a pet in need of a home, to help the Grand Strand Humane Society of Myrtle Beach during an annual Pet Food Drive. Details at 855-9308, or from shelter at 918-4913 or

Details | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts, 604 27th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

Join Strand Cinema

The Strand Cinema group begins a new weekend of movies: “Wadjda” at 2:30 p.m., and “The Sound of Music” 7 p.m.; then on Saturday: “Philomena” 2:30 p.m., and “The Savages” 7 p.m. Details at 527-2924 or

Details | at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown; each $5 for members, otherwise $7.

See ‘The Lone Region’

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “The Lone Region,” starring Johnny Depp 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.

Dine in Medieval Times

See jousting in Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, with colorful costumes, music and choreography. Details at 236-4635, 800-436-4386 or

Details | This weekend: 6 p.m. Friday and Sunday, and 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at 2904 Fantasy Way, close to U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway; general admission: $51.95 ages 13 and older, $25.95 ages 3-12 – with specials of $36.95 and $20.95, respectively, through April, by mentioning code “155SBWEB” – and free for children ages 2 and younger on a parent’s lap.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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