Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 3

02/02/2013 5:00 PM

01/31/2013 12:56 PM

See mermaids perform

Catch mermaid shows at noon and 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, free with admission to Ripley’s Aquarium. Details at 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or

Details | Open 9 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach; free with admission: $22.99 ages 12 and older, $14.99 ages 3-11, and free ages 2 and younger.

Museum’s trio of exhibits

See three exhibits in one place: “Icons & Idols: A Photographer’s Chronicle of the Arts 1960-1995,” through March 17, and “Mullen: 2009-2012” and “Room with a View: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” both through April 25. Details at 238-2510 or

Details | 1-4 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for free, but donations welcome.

Ballet on screens

See “An Evening with Sol León and Paul Lightfoot” ballet in the “Opera & Ballet in Cinema” series, at 2 p.m. (or 7 p.m. Tuesday)for $15 in either of two movie theaters. Details at or

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).

Gullah heritage in movie

The Black History Month Film Festival, by the Swamp Fox Players’ “Strand Cinema” group and Cultural Council of Georgetown County, continues with “Daughters of the Dust” (1991), set in 1902 and telling the story of three generations of Gullah women on St. Helena Island. Details at 527-2924 or, and 520-0744 or

Details | 2:30 p.m. at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $5 for ages 13 and older, otherwise $3.

‘Rabbit Hole’ closes

The Atlantic Stage professional theater troupe closes its run of “Rabbit Hole,” a 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play for mature audiences. Details at 877-287-8587 or

Details | 3 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass;$27.50 general admission, $22.50 seniors (ages 55 and older)/educators/military, and $17.50 students.

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