Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Nov. 2

‘Festival of Trees’

Ripley’s Aquarium’s Festival of Trees has opened for two months through Dec. 31, celebrating every U.S. state and territory with its own tree of decorations. 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.

Stroll maritime forest

In “May The Forest Be With You!” walk a mile in a maritime forest; for ages 7 and older, with closed-toed shoes. Details at 238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.

Details | 2-2:45 p.m. (park open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Ocean Boulevard/Farrow Parkway; free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, and $3 ages 6-15.

‘Hunger Games’ screened

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “The Hunger Games,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and rated PG-13. Details at 918-2380.

Details | 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free.

Drive-through lights on

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland returns, open nightly through Jan. 6, with a drive-through parking lot light display and a Santa’s Village – with Santa on hand Nov. 9-Dec. 23 – on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ stadium third-base concourse and beach and inflatable area, with a petting zoo and activities, some for an extra fee. Details at 888-321-7547 or www.shadrackchristmas.com.

Details | Open 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, and until 11 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, on Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, just south of 21st Avenue North; $25.50 car or family van, $40 activity of mini-/half-bus, $50 limousine, and $5 person in a tour/school bus.

Pirates to go in yule mode

Catch Pirates Voyage Fun, Feast & Adventure for two more nights through Saturday, before this dinner show with two pirate camps doing battle among acrobats and trained animals rolls out a Christmas show Nov. 9. Details at 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.

Details | 6 p.m. at Pirates Voyage, on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach; $48.28 or $53.73 ages 12 and older, $24.30 or $29.75 ages 4-11.

‘Boxing Legends Night’

Former boxing champions – Bobby Czyz, Buddy McGirt, Ray Mercer, Michael Moorer and Don Steele – will have a meet-and-greet event, to benefit Find A Dream, which helpes needy children. Details at 315-0120 or www.findadream.org.

Details | 8-11 p.m. at Rodeo Bar and Grill, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, for $10, or VIP $50.

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