Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 30

Brookgreen open later

Brookgreen Gardens, which opens at 9:30 a.m. daily, is open later for this final day of April, until 8 p.m. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | At gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Admission lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Learn about Lowcountry

Take a walk through Lowcountry history and learn about the “Swamp Fox,” Gen. Francis Marion. Details at 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com.

Details | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Georgetown County Museum’s new site, 120 Broad St., Georgetown, for $5 ages 19 and older, $4 ages 60 and older, and $2 ages 7-18, and free ages 6 and younger.

Two operas shown

Catch a screening of an opera in two places:

• Puccini’s “La Fanciulla Del West” on DVD, 2 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive, for free. Details at 205-5280 or



• Metropolitan Opera encore of “Cosi Fan Tutte,” 6:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, $22 adults, $20 seniors/students and $15 children. 839-3225.

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 www.medievaltimes.com.

Details | 6 p.m. at 2904 Fantasy Way, close to U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach; call or go online for admission prices.

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