Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 18

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04/12/2014 4:49 PM

Replica ships in port

Two replicas of the Columbus ships Nina and Pinta are open for self-guided tours daily through Sunday. Details at 787-672-2152 or

Details | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at Georgetown’s Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., for $8 ages 17 and older, $ 7 seniors, $6 ages 5-16, and free ages 4 and younger.

Art exhibits end soon

Four exhibits are in their final days at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, which is open 10 a.m..-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays (but not on Easter), with free admission. Details at 238-2510 or

• “I, the Writer: A Collection of Mickey Spillane Memorabilia,” and “Horry-Georgetown High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” both in their final weekend, through Saturday.
• “FiberArt International 2013” and “State of the Art: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection,” both through April 24.

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.

Two movies for free

Adults are invited to catch a movie for free in two Myrtle Beach cit y sites. Both are rated PG-13:

• “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” starring Jim Carrey and Steve Carell, at 1:30 p.m. in Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Obtain admission ticket from front desk. Details at 918-1275 or
• “Line of Duty,” starring Jeremy Ray Valdez, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m. in Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. 918-2380.

‘Whose Beach’ by Improv

Catch the Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” family show on Fridays through April (The nect “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” adult show is April 24). Details at 272-4242 or

Details | 7:30 p.m. in Uptown Theater, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, for $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door.

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