State parks open daily
Both area state parks are open every day of the year, including holidays, for walks, bicycling and nature and bird watching. Details at www.southcarolinaparks.com.
Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens; call 237-4440.
Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Farrow Parkway/South Ocean Boulevard, across from Seagate Village; 238-5325.
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Details | 6 a.m.-10 p.m. with same admission for each: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.
Dinosaurs at aquarium
Dinosaurs are roaring and moving in Ripley’s Aquarium’s special exhibit continuing through September, “When Giants Ruled!” Details at 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.
Details | Open 9 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach; free with admission: $21.99 ages 12 and older, $10.99 ages 6-11, $3.99 ages 3-5, free ages 2 and younger.
Splash at area parks
All three water parks are open on this holiday, and prices vary by site.
• 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at U.S. 17 Bypass and 10th Avenue North Extension. Details at 913-9260 orwww.myrtlewaves.com
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Family Kingdom Water Park, across from Family Kingdom Amusement Park, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 916-0400 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
• 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Wild Water & Wheels, 910 U.S. Business S., Surfside Beach. 238-3787 orwww.wild-water.com
Premier Exhibitions Inc. reopens its “Bodies Revealed” exhibit, with dissected whole and partial human body specimens preserved to show the complexity of organs and body systems. Details at 626-4488 or www.bodiesmyrtlebeach.com.
Details | 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on northeast side of Broadway at the Beach, at 29th Avenue North and Grissom Parkway; $14 ages 13-64, $12 seniors, $10 ages 4-12 and military with ID, and free ages 3 and younger; and $5 for an audio guide.
Art show, sale conclude
The Waterway Art Association’s 21st annual Art Show and Sale continues for one more day. Details at www.waterwayart.org.
Details | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the new Brunswick Community College Extension, on U.S. 17 in Calabash, N.C., for free.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach