Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 9

05/08/2014 5:00 PM

05/02/2014 10:08 AM

Shows at planetarium

Catch a Sky Theater dome show Fridays-Saturdays through May 17: “Undiscovered Worlds” at noon, “Astronaut” 1 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 2 p.m., and “Seven Wonders” 3 p.m., each with a live star show afterward. Also, at 6 p.m.: “NASA Technology Transfer to Earth Applications,” with Edward Ovsenik discussing the many commercial items based on NASA engineering and refute some myths about materials believed to be developed for space exploration but were adapted for space use. Details at 910-575-0033 or

Details | at Ingram Planetarium, 625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C.; per show/program: $8 ages 13-61, $7 ages 62 and older, $6 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger.

Two movies for free

Adults are invited to catch a movie for free in two Myrtle Beach cit y sites:

• “Memphis Belle,” set during World War II, 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
• ”Las Vegas,” starring Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro and Morgan Freeman, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m. in Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. 918-2380.

‘Whose Night’ by Improv

Catch the Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” adult show on most Fridays in May (but not May 23 – “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” family show is on Saturdays, but not May 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.

Club doubles up

Choose from two comedy shows at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach (839-2565 or

• “The Magic of Carl Michael, 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through May, for $21.95 ages 13 and older, otherwise $11.95.
• Andy Woodhull, for adults, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, for $15.

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