The South Carolina Aquarium will introduce its newest finned family members to the public this weekend with the opening of Shark Shallows. The aquarium will celebrate the grand opening of the exhibit, where guests can touch sharks and stingrays, with free face painting, appearances by mascots Miles and Bob, and other activities. The first 200 visitors receive free shark backpacks.
When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
Where: 100 Aquarium Wharf
Price: $24.95 for adults, $17.95 for children ages 3 to 12, free for toddlers and members
More info: 577-FISH(3474), scaquarium.org