Donna and Jim Stangroom…So Happy that Brunswick Plantation Picked Them!

Stangrooms framedDonna and Jim Stangroom lived in Virginia, and for a few years they came South to vacation at a Time Share in North Myrtle Beach.   In 2003 they saw a sign for Ocean Ridge and decided to take a look.  However, they did not see a lot that they liked for themselves.

BP Entrance CollageDriving down the highway, they saw something about Brunswick Plantation & Golf Resort ® and decided to check it out, also. There was a security shack as a gate at the time…A Gated Community! Donna and Jim were not sure what they were looking for when real estate agent, Don Stahl, met with them.  They said Don was very professional and knowledgeable …Not at all high pressure! Don seemed to know more of what they wanted than they did. Dogwood was a new course at that time. Donna and Jim bought a lot…That Day on Covington in the Edenton Section of Brunswick Plantation. They originally had a 5 year plan to build and move here…But that became a 2 year plan with them renting a house on Ravennside until their new home was ready. They said they felt that Brunswick Plantation had Chosen Them! They have been very Happy with the Brunswick Plantation Community and the many Friendships they have made…And continue to make at here!

Lakes CollageThough Donna and Jim sold their house in Edenton 6 months ago, they continue to live at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® with their Family Dog, Libby…In a lovely condo on “The Lakes”. They can listen to the soothing sound of the fountain in the lake and be entertained by the Mallard Ducks and Canadian Geese floating by the Carolina Room. Life is Good at Brunswick Plantation!

Donna & Jim…In The Beginning!

Clydes framedDonna and Jim married on December 31, 1977…After a Courtship of 2 & 1/2  years! They met in Virginia at Clydes of Georgetown. Donna had stopped by with a friend after her work day as a banker at 1st VA. Monassas National.  Jim was in Virginia with the Maryland National Guard.  He and his buddy in the Guard unit went to Clydes and saw two lovely ladies. His buddy said he’d like to meet Donna’s friend and Jim was interested in meeting Donna. The gals saw these two men in the mirror and were given martini’s…Compliments of the Gentlemen in the Mirror! “The Man in the Mirror”Turned out to be the Right Man for Donna!

 All In The Family!

As they say…It’s All in the Family for Donna and Jim! They each have children from a previous marriage…With a combined family of 8 children Plus Grandchildren and one great Grandchild! The More the Merrier for the Stangrooms! The family also keep Donna and Jim a chance to do the traveling they love to visit them in a variety of places…Far & Near!

Military brat framedDonna was the daughter of Chief Petty Officer William Patrick and a Military Brat who moved around a lot.  She later married a marine and moved around more. Her favorite place was in Hawaii, where her family lived for 4 sunny years!

During those years, Donna and her husband  had two children.  As her husband was a widower, Donna raised his daughter, Sharyn, since she was 4 years old. They now have grown children of their own. Lots of Fun for Everyone! This Part of the Clan Includes:

  • Shelle of Winston Salem, NC,  an Entrepreneur & Artist, who owns a business that refinishes furniture for consumers…While, also, living on a farm with a garden & chickens! Shelle has two lovely daughters…Kaelyn & Melissa.
  • Michael, a Retired Army Major…Was an Olympic Silver Medalist in  Marksmanship in 2008 Olympics in Greece! Michael and wife, Ann have 2 sons, Matt & Will. Matt was a wrestler in High School and is now a Junior in College. Will was a Gold Medal winner in the Junior Olympics in Marksmanship when he graduated from High School.

Air F & G 897__orig framed Jim was in the Air Force and that combined with his years of service in the Maryland National Guard , gave him 30 years of Military Service to Retire as a Colonel. Jim served in the Guard once a month for 15 Days Active Duty. Jim’s main career during that time was as a Financial Adviser. He is now semi-retired from that position…Still working with clients from East to West Coast. Jim says his Clients are his Friends and they Stay In Touch.

Jim and his wife first wife had 6 children..All Boys! That part of the Clan includes:

  • Jim is a CPA retired Freelance in Fallston, Maryland. Jim & Janice*Have Three Children…Matthew, Emily, & Michael and One Great Grandchild!
  • Bob is a General Manager @ Golf & Country Club in Serrano in California. Bob & Suzie*Have Two children, Sean & Maggie And Heather…Who was the first Girl born into the Stangroom Family in 86 Years! Born on Friday, the 13th…The Miracle Child!
  • Bill is a national Sales Manager & Director for West Vaco in Massachusetts. Bill & Ellen * Have Two Children…Bill & Dan In Denver.
  • Tome is the Vice-President for IT at National Rural electric Coop Assoc. in Chantilly, VA. Tom & Shelly * Have Three Children…Tom in Nashville, Megan In Virginia Beach, Kyle In College.
  • Danny is an Environmentalist in Australia. Danny & Heidi live in Sydney, Australia. Donna & Jim visited with them years ago to watch Michael participate in Marksmanship in the Olympics there.
  • Andy is an Entrepreneur & Owns his own company as a Head Hunter for Companies in Baltifmore, Maryland.  His background for this was in Sports…Sales Portion with (Washington Bullets & Wizards) Andy & Melissa* Have Two Children…Brooke Marie, and Drew.

Fathers day frameThere are so many places for Donna and Jim to go to visit family! Also, the family love to come to Brunswick Plantation…Family Fun At The Beach! Jim is looking forward to five of his sons to visit on Father’s Day this year for their Annual…Stangroom Golf Tournament!

 

 Luck A’ The Irish Family

Kerry CollageJim’s Mother and Father came to the United States Directly from Ireland! Jim’s father, Joe…Came from Kerry and his mother, Babbs County Clare collage(Mary Josephine) came from County Clare. Babbs was sponsored by her aunt and uncle in New York, Joe was a steward on an Ocean Liner and involved in “Blacks & Tans” of the Irish Revolution – Fighting 69th army unit in the Nat’l Guard.  Joe and Babbs met at a dance! Jim grew up in The Bronx of New York, and was the first generation of his family to be born in the United States.

Ennis CollageJim and Donna took Babbs to Ireland for her 80th birthday. The family had a birthday party for Babbs in Ennis, Ireland. That was Jim’s first time in Ireland and chance to meet his cousins.  He found it to be very exciting…Especially Cousin Mickey Mack! Mom stayed longer in Ireland but had to return home due to poor health where the family beagle had the loving instinct to watch over her.  She then lived in a condo near Donna & Jim. What a Blessing!

Donna & Jim…Loving living at Brunswick Plantation

Brunswick Activites Views CollageDonna and Jim Truly feel that Brunswick Plantation chose them…And they Could Not Be Happier in this Friendly Community! They say that you can develop wonderful Friendships quickly! There is always a Friendly Face and a Feeling of Comfort! People open up to you and you can get involved in a variety of things that interest you!

Donna and Jim enjoy are that Brunswick is a beautiful gated community. They also appreciate the changes and improvements they have seen living here! They have enjoyed the golf. Donna has also had fun with the card club and various other activities like sewing and the Sequence group.

They like the location and access to a variety of excellent restaurants in the area..North and South Carolina!  Some of their favorites are:

  • Martini’s
  • La Cucina
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Flying Fish
  • Brentwood

They enjoy so much to do and so many friendly folks to enjoy life with them!

Interiors By Donna”

Donna intframedDonna has a business in Interior Design that she has had for the past nine years. Her business is managed out of her home. She will meet with people in their home to determine their style and color preference. She wants to know what they are trying to accomplish and see how she can help them develop their chosen environment. She works with them to “Bring Their Home to Life” by choosing:

  • Window Treatments
  • Designer Fabrics
  • Custom Bedding
  • Shutters
  • Blinds & Shades
  • Furniture
  • Accessories and More!

Interested People…Can Call for a FREE Consultation @ 910-776-0108 More @ Interiorsbydms1@aol.com

Beach Quotef0d192c2f62ec82ee5eb5266ab3410abDonna and Jim  Stangroom may be among the Friendly Faces you may meet at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® when you come for a visit in Coastal Carolina! There is so much to enjoy in and around BP…Our Two State Solution For FUN! We have the Best of North and South Carolina…Just minutes away! Join us for “A Better Way of Life” at Brunswick Plantation!

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Music on Main Concerts…Shag Dance and Shop in N. Myrtle Beach

Brunswick Activites Views CollageBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is the prefect location to for recreation and relaxation in Coastal Carolina! Located in Calabash, North Carolina and minutes from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina…Enjoy a smorgasbord of vibrant entertainment and activities to amuse and sooth your Spirit! shag-sign-mainstreet 2Main Street on North Myrtle Beach, SC is alive with Music, Dancing, Shopping & Fun!

Music on Main Concert Series

music-on-main-nmb 2 framedJourney to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of a…Live Band on Main Street! Families are encouraged to come downtown…After Work Or After a Long Day on the Beach to Experience:

  • Many Restaurants of Main Street
  • Listen to Live Music
  • Shop
  • Dance Til You Drop!

Kick Back and Unwind with us in your Beach Chair on Main Street!

Concert Locations:

***Main Street: 202 Main Street,North Myrtle Beach

***Horseshoe: 11 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach

Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm        Fee: FREE

MusOnMain framed2015 FREE Music on Main Concert Schedule

  • Mus Main CollageThursday, May 21 - Horseshoe…Carolina Breakers (Beach Music)
  • Thursday, May 28 - Main Street…CC & Co. (Motown/Top40)
  • Thursday, June 4 - Horseshoe…Midnight Allie (Beach)
  • Thursday, June 11 - Main Street…The Wannabees (Classic Rock)
  • Thursday, June 18 - Horseshoe…Carolina Soul Band (Beach/Motown)
  • Thursday, June 25 - Main Street…Ultimate Rock Band (70’s – 90’s Rock)
  • Thursday, July 2 - Horseshoe…Fat Jack Band (Beach/Motown
  • Thursday, July 9 -Main Street…Southern Blue (Variety/Classic Rock)
  • Thursday, July 16 - Horseshoe…The Deluge (Blues/Variety)
  • Thursday, July 23 - Main StreetCastaways (Beach)
  • Thursday, July 30 - Horseshoe…Hip Pocket (Beach/Variety)
  • Thursday, August 6 - Main Street…Too Much Sylvia (Variety)
  • Thursday, August 13 - Horseshoe…Entertainers (Beach)
  • Thursday, August 20 - Main Street…The Necessary Band (Variety/Classic Rock)
  • Main Mus Collage 2Thursday, August 27 - Horseshoe…The Fantastic Shakers (Beach)
  • Thursday, September 3 - Main Street…Tastes Like Chicken (Variety)
  • Thursday, September 10 - Horseshoe…Jim Quick & Coastline (Beach)
  • Thursday, September 17 - Main Street…Tru Sol (Motown/Variety)
  • Thursday, September 24 - Horseshoe…Envision (Beach/Motown)
  • Thursday, October 1 - Horseshoe…Marsha Morgan Band (Beach)

For Day of Event Weather Information: Call the “Rec Check” Hotline @ (843) 280-5570 Ext. 1 OR Check Facebook Page: NMBParkand Rec.

 

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

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Enjoy an evening with your Family & Friends…Listening to Live Music at the Amphitheater Under The Stars! Each Concert will feature a different band playing Family Friendly Music. Bring a Chair or Blanket.  Food and Drinks will be available for purchase.  Coolers, Outside Food & Beverages are  Not Allowed.

Central Park up high copy website(1) framedConcert Location: North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow (150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566)

Concert Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm

FREE Admission & Open to All Ages!

2015 Counds of Summer Concert Series Schedule:

  • Sounds CollageFriday, May 15…Brickhouse Band (R&B/Variety)
  • Friday, May 19…Sound Express & The Legacy (MoTown)
  • Friday, July 17…Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot (Beach/Variety)
  • Friday,August 21…Painted Man (R&B/Variety)
  • Friday, September 18…Nantucket (Classic Rock)

For Day of the Concert Weather Information: Call the “RecCheck” Hotline @ (843) 280-5570.

 

 Nightlife on Main

Shag-collage 2 FramedShag Clubs & More…Dance the Night Away!

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Check out the Shag Clubs on Main & Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach…The Home of “The Shag”, South Carolina’s National Dance!

summertime-0371Coastal Carolina is the Place to Be…Frolic in the Sun & Enjoy Entertainment to Your Heart’s Content!  All Music To Your Ears and The Livin’ is Easy! Ya’ll Come!

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Coastal Living News and Events 5.15

 

 BP Collage 3Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is in a perfect location for events, activities, and entertainment in North and South Carolina. North to Sunset Beach, one of the charming area coastal beaches, and 3 miles South to Little River and N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There are so many interesting things to see and do…Minutes away! We have for You…A Few current ones to consider for your summer pleasure! Enjoy!

 

 FREE Summer Concerts in Coastal North CarolinaPrint

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FREE Summer Concerts…Thursdays @ 6:30pm in Calabash Town Park @ 868 Persimmon Road, Calabash, NC. (Concerts are cancelled for inclement weather.)

  •  June 25CC Martin…Country
  • July 9…Blackwater Rhythm & Blues…Band/Variety
  • July 16…Fat Jack Band…Rhythm & Blues
  • July 23…James & Emma…Acoustic Duet
  • August 6…Tammy’s Tangent…Variety
  • August 20…Sick Stooges…Classic Rock/70’s & 90’s

Calabash-Summer-Movies 2 frameFREE Movies…Calabash Town Park (Starting at Dusk)

  • July 2…Into the Woods
  • July 30…Dolphin Tale
  • August 13…Blended

Sunset Beach Concerts

Sunsset Concerts frameFREE Summer ConcertsWednesdays @ 6:30 – 9:30 @ The Gazebo in the Village Park, Queen Anne Street, Sunset Beach, NC.

www.sunsetbeachconcerts.com

memorial tribute Frame May 27…Smokin’ Hot…Beach/Variety Music Mem SS Beach tribute***There is a Special Pre-Show @ 6pm Featuring C.C. Martin along with a Memorial Day Tribute with Ribbon Cutting & Presentation of Colors***

  • June 3… Rubberband..Variety/Party
  • June 10…Mark Roberts Band…Variety/Rock
  • June 24…Jim Quick & Coastline…Beach/Variety
  • July 1…Andrew Thielen…Big Band * PreShow By: C.C. Martin @ 6pm
  • July 8…Legacy & Sound Express…Motown
  • July 15…Six Stylez…70’s&80’sParty Band
  • July 22…The Embers & Craig Woolard…Beach
  • July 29…The BackBeat…Beatles
  • August 5…Groovetown…Variety/Party
  • August 12…Tim Clark Band…Beach/Variety
  • August 26…Carolina Breakers…Beach/Soul
  • September 2…Band of Oz…Beach***Preshow By C.C. Martin @ 6pm

Shallotte Concerts

Shalotte ConcertFREE Summer Concerts…Thursdays @ 6:30pm in Rourk Gardens, 4912 Main Street, Shallotte, NC

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  • July 2…Blackwater Rhythm & Blues…Band/Variety
  • July 9…Midnight Allie…Beach
  • July 16…Mark Roberts Band…Beach/Shag/Classic/Rock
  • July 23…Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot…Beach/Variety
  • July 30…Jim Quick & Coastline…Beach/Variety

Shallotte-Summer-Movie-Series frameFREE Movies…Starting at Dusk in Rourk Gardens

  • June 11…Big Hero Six
  • June 18…Annie
  • June 25…Paddington

Ocean Isle Beach Concerts

ocean isle free concderts frameFREE Summer Concerts…Fridays @ 6:30pm @ Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. 2nd Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. (No chairs set up before 5:15)

  • May 22…Holiday Band…Beach/Variety
  • May 29…Bailout…Rock
  • June 5…Darell Harwood…Country
  • June 12…Blackwater Rhythm & Blues…Band/Variety
  • June 19…Carolina Soul Band…Soul/Motown/Beach
  • June 26…Band of Oz…Beach
  • July 3…Jim Quick & Coastline…Beach/Variey ***FIREWORKS to Follow Concert***
  • July 10…The Entertainers…Beach/Variety
  • July 24…Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot…Beach/Variety
  • July 31…Steve Owens & Summertime…Beach/Variety
  • August 7…The Embers, featuring Craig Woolard…Beach/Variety
  • August 14…Mark Roberts Band…Beach/Variety
  • August 21…Hip Pocket Band…Beach/Variety
  • August 28…Continental Divide…Variety
  • September 4…Fantastic Shakers…Variety/Beach

Holden Beach Concerts

Holden Beach frameHolden Beach FREE Concerts…Sundays @ 6pm…At the Pavilion at the end of Jordan Boulevard, Holden Beach starting with:

  • May 24…The Imitations…Beach/Motown  
  • May 31…Tim Clark Band…Beach/Variety 
  • June 7…The Entertainers…Beach/Variety
  • June 14…Brickhouse…Top 40/Funk
  • June 21…Steve Owens & Summertime…Beach Variety
  • June 28…Rick Strickland Band…Beach Variety 
  • For More of Summer Schedule & Info, Check Online Or Call: 910 253-2031

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 RUN Sunset Beach

RSB-Logo-500-2 frameSaturday, May 16th…RUN Sunset Beach:

  • One Mile Turtle Trot…7:30am
  • Sunset Beach Half Marathon…7am
  • Kindred Spirit 5K…8am

The 5K & The Half MarathonStart & Finish at the same placeOn Main Street by the Pier!

Turtle Trot…Fun Run on the Beach!

Check Out Future Beach Races:

  • Holden Beach…September 12, 2015
  • Ocean Isle Beach…October 31, 2015

www.coastalraceproductions.com  For More Info & Registration!

 

Military Appreciation Days…Myrtle Beach, SC

Military-collageMilitary Appreciation Days in Myrtle Beach, SC…Events Honoring Our U.S. Military Include:

Military Appreciation Parade…May 16th @ 10:30AM on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Parade Grand Marshall for 2015 is J.R. Martinez, U.S. Army Veteran & Dancing with the Stars Champion.  

AndrewThielenBigBand04***Big Family Picnic on Ocean Boulevard…Noon – 2pm*** FREE for Military Personnel, Veterans & Their Families…Including National Guard & Reserve: Includes:

  • Activities
  • Military Exhibits
  • Live Music By: Andrew Thielen Band
  • Meet J.R. Martinez

Military MonthframeMilitary Appreciation Days in Myrtle Beach Events:

***Monday, May 25th @ 9AM…Veteran’s March on Ocean Boulevard…16th Ave. – 9th Ave. This is a March, Not a Parade and Concludes with a Ceremony at the former Pavilion Site. This is in Concert with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.***

***Monday, May 25 @ 11AM…Memorial “Day of Remembrance” Ceremony At the Convention Center in Myrtle Beach

***May 13 – 29 At the Myrtle Beach Convention Center & Ocean Boulevard…Vietnam-Era Helicopters…6 Vietnam-Era Helicopters will visit Myrtle beach as part of Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary activities. Helicopters are on display FREE By:N.C.Helicopter Pilots Association.

For more Info about 2015 Military Appreciation Activities & Events, Please go to : www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Blue Crab Festival

Blue Carb collageSaturday, May 16 & Sunday, May 17…9am – 6pm @ The Waterfront in Little River, SC!

34th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival:

  • Blue Crab& More Fresh, Local Seafood
  • Excellent Vendors
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Live Music
  • Kid’s Area
  • Business Booths
  • Community Groups
  • Fellowship & FUN!

For More Info: Call: 843 249-6604  Or @ www.BlueCrabFestival.org

Local Wineries

La Belle Amie Vineyard

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La Belle Amie Vineyard…1120 Saint Joseph Road, Little River, SC …Music, Wine, & FUN!

Live Afternoon Music &Hot Dogs on the Grill:

  • Wine Wednesdays: Music 12:30 – 4:30pm
  • Wine Down Fridays: Music 12:30 – 4:30pm
  • Super Wine Saturdays: Music 12:30 – 4:30pm

Special Wine Events with Live Music:

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Saturday, May 23…Memorial Day Music & Cookout 10am – 6pm…Live Music By: The Fat Jack Duo…1 – 5pm

Admission is $3 Or Free with Two canned/Dry Goods for the Food Bank! More Info: Call 843 399-9463 Or @ www.LaBelleAmie.com

 Special Future Wine Events …June 2015:

  • Saturday, June 6…America Pie Oldies Fest 
  • Saturday,June 20…First Blush of Summer

 Silver Coast Winery

Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Rd. N W, Ocean Isle Beach, NC…Wine , Art, Dance & FUN !

framedsilver book signing03a2879a6a2e9c495985a11f6f85464aSilver Coast Winery “Book Signings”:

  1. Friday, May 22 @ 5:30pm...The Summer’s End By: Mary Alice Monroe
  2. Monday, June 8 @ 4pmAll the Single Ladies By: Dorthea Benton Frank
  3. Thursday, July 9 @ 4pm…The Idea of Love By:Patti Callahan Henry

 NEW Art Show At Silver Coast Winery…May 18 – August 31…Art Show on Display of  Artist, Caroline Merino

framedsilvercoast-dancing-barrel-roomHooked on Dancing…Line & Partner Dancing in the barrel Room with Jim & Wanda York…Wednesday, May 27 & Sundays, May 24 & 31

edit john-cubito-300x264Friday Night Music with John Cubito…Every Friday in May…4 – 6pm 

 More Info @ www.silvercoastwinery.com  Or Call: (910) 287-2800

 

 

 

 Calabash Waterfront

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Calabash Fishing Fleet

Calabash 2 Fish Fleet CollageDolphin Adventure Cruises & Sunset Waterway Cruises…On the Calabash, NC Waterfront

Dolphin Adventure Cruise – Two Hour Cruise…An Adventure for the Whole family to Enjoy on the 65′ Navigator!

Deep Sea Fishing & Sport Fishing ChartersEnjoy 1/2 day, 3/4 Day, Full Day, Gulf Stream & Night Fishing…Sport Fishing Charters offered on the 40′ Miss Calabash!

Calabash Fishing Fleet…Fresh Ocean Fish & Shrimp…For Home PLUS Waterfront Seafood Shack with delicious seafood to eat on the Waterfront OR Take Out…11am – 9pm in Summer! Seafood Shack is closed on Sundays.

Contact Calabash Fishing Fleet, 99445 Nance St. on Calabash Waterfront, NC @ www.CalabashFishingFleet.com Or Call: NC (910) 575-0017 Or SC (843) 575-0017

Hurricane Fleet

Hurricane CollageAdventure Cruises…The Hurricane Fleet Marina @ Waterfront in Calabash, NC! Enjoy a Hurricane Adventure Cruise on th e90′ Hurricane II. Let the crew show you “Nature Under the Sea”!

Hurricane Fleet “Deep Sea Fishing” …Enjoy 1/2 Day, Gulf Stream fishing, Night Fishing, Sport Fishing Charters!

Depart Monday – Friday…1:30 pm – 4pm (Reservations are not required but recommended.)

Hurricane Fleet @ www.hurricanefleet.com Or E-mail: info@hurricanefleet.com  Phone: SC (843) 249-3571 Or NC (910) 579-3660

 Bagel Dock

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bagel collage Bagel Dock Cafe…1162 River Road by the Calabash Waterfront…Open 6am – 3pm Breakfast Or Lunch…Enjoy New York Style Bagels & Spreads, Boar’s Head meats, Sandwiches & More! Yummy for Your Tummy…Ready for The Calabash Waterfront!

Carolina Country Music Festival

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Carolina Country Music Festival…June 5 -7 At The Beach, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk ,812 N. Ocean Blvd.

Kick Off to FestThursday, June 4th Featuring Sam Hunt!

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  • Rascal Flats
  • Eric Church
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Cole Swindell
  • Big & Rich
  • Variety of More Country Music Stars
  • Check Out More @ Carolinacountrymusicfest.com

Beach Music  Festival

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 Salt & Air Jam…North Myrtle Beach’s First,  Beach Music Festival…Saturday, June 13.2015 @ North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex…Features :

  • Jim Quick and Coastline
  • The Entertainers
  • The Embers…Featuring Craig Woolard
  • Steve Owens and Summertime
  • More @ www.SaltAirJam.com

 Movement Works…Spring Showcase

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MOVEMENT WORKS Spring Showcase…Variety Show: Featuring Both Adults & Children Encompassing Movement Disciplines Ranging from:

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  • To: Flamingo
  • To: Contortion

$15 at Door Or $10 In Advance….www.mvmtworks.com

Entertaining The Community Through Art & Art Education!

Wishing Health & Happiness to All!

 

 Barefoot Landing

barefoot Landing collage1Barefoot Landing…Located in North Myrtle Beach SC, Is the Place For an Array of Great:

  • Barefoot L fireworksDining
  • Attractions…House of Blues, Alabama Theatre, Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises, Alligator Adventures & More!
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
  • Special Events
  • Fireworks

Check Out Barefoot Landing @ www.bflanding.com

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway_at_the_Beach framedBroadway at the Beach…Located in Myrtle Beach SC, Offers a Special Variety of Fun With:

  • Broadway at the Beach Night-FireworksDining
  • Attractions…Palace Theatre Live Entertainment, Legends In Concert, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Ripley’s Aquarium, & More !
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
  • Special Events
  • Fireworks

Check Out Broadway at the Beach @ www.broadwayatthebeach.com

 

 “Cinderella”

CinderellaPresented By: Coastal Youth Ballet…In Partnership With Palace Theatre…May 16 – 18!

Palace Theatre…1420 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Saturday, May 16 @ 2pm & 7pm
  • Sunday, May 17 @ 2pm
  • Monday, May 18 @ 10am…Student Matinee for Area Schools

Full Length Production of “Cinderella”, Choreographed & Staged by: Coastal Youth Ballet’s Artistic Team…Liz & Karen Meta

3 Acts & Features Music By: Russian Composer, Sergei Prokofiev.

More Info Or Tickets @ www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com  Or Call: (843) 448-9224

************Restaurant of the Month************

Chiis framechilis_tp67p6zex3 Chili’s

Chili’s Grille & Bar…104 Shallotte Crossing Pkwy, Shallotte,NC …A Great Place for delicious Tex-Mex style cuisine!

Though Chili’s is an International Casual Dining Restaurant Chain, the Chili’s of Shallotte is a local favorite restaurant in an area where there are a variety of restaurants! One review states this Chili’s is…The Best Chili’s he has ever experienced! The food is always excellent an the staff is great and friendly!

Chili's Food CollageThere is an Extensive Menu Including:

  • Appetizers…Good Variety!
  • Salads, Soups, & Chili
  • Sandwiches & Handholds
  • Savoury Craftburgers
  • Lighter Choices
  • Fajitas & Enchiladas
  • Fresh Mex Bowls
  • Tacos & Quesadillas
  • Make It a Combo Selections
  • Ribs & Steaks
  • Chicken & Seafood
  • $20 Dinner for Two
  • Lunch Combo
  • Sides
  • Desserts
  • Kid’s menu
  • Party Platter…For 6 – 8 People   

Beverages Include:

  • Chile margarita frameBottomless Soft Drink Beverages
  • Premium Margaritas
  • Signature Margaritas
  • Hand Crafted Drinks

 Chili’s offers Gift Cards and Catering! Call chili’s in Shallotte @ (910) 755- 5033   Check out Chili’s in Shallotte & Worldwide @ www.chilis.com  Chill Out at Chili’s..In Tex-Mex Style!

Summertime frameimages“Summer Time and the Livin’ in Easy” at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® in Coastal Carolina! Fun For All Ages! Ya’ll Come & Join the FUN!

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Brunswick Plantation News and Events 5.15

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BrunswickPlantation and Golf Resort ® is a dynamic gated community in Coastal North Carolina.  There are so many energetic folks living here and sharing their vast array of talents with friends and neighbors! It keeps the excitement in the air for all! You can be as involved in activities as you choose or laid back enjoying the peace and quiet of your home in Coastal Carolina! GolfChoose the lifestyle that suits you! Golf and Beach are within your reach…If You Wish! Enjoy a Better Way of Life in Coastal Carolina!

 Sausage & Peppers Event

sausage-peppersSunday, May 17 @ 6pm…You are Invited to A Sausage & Pepper Event, Hosted By: The Brunswick Plantation Social Committee!

Ticket price is $10 and Includes:

  • Either PORK Sausage OR CHICKEN Sausage…With Peppers & Onions
  • Tossed Salad
  • Homemade Cole Slaw
  • Potato Salad
  • Assorted Desserts
  • Coffee/Tea…All Social Committee events are BYO Beverages.

Reservations can be made at the Facilitator’s office with Cash or Check make out to BPPOA. (Please make your choice of either pork or chicken sausage at the time of signing up.)

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Knitting Classes

knit frameLearn to knit a Summer Scarf!

Classes will be held at the Brunswick House…10am – No0n on the Following Dates:

  • Classes Began on May 13…Continuing on May 20, 21, & June 3

A picture of the scarf is posted on the Bulletin Board at the Indoor Pool & the Facilitator’s Office. 

The Cost is $30. Please call Sue Shupe @ 287-6162 OR E-mail sshupe@atmc.net so Sue can give you information about Yarn & Needle size.

Crochet Classes

crochet frameLearn to Crochet a Summer Scarf!

Classes will be held at the Brunswick House…1pm – 3pm on the Following Dates:

  • Classes began on May 13…Continuing May 20, 28, & June 3.

A picture of the scarf is posted on the Bulletin Board at the Indoor Pool & the Facilitator’s Office.

The cost is $30. Please call Sue Shupe @ 287-6162 Or E-mail sshupe@atmc.net so Sue can give you information about yarn and Hook Size.

Pelican’s Game

 Pelcian frameVisit Myrtle Beach Pelican’s with Brunswick Plantation Friends & Neighbors…Sitting Together in Reserved Box Seats to watch the Pelicans VS. Lynchburg Hillcats!  Join the FUN…Thursday, June 18th : Gates Open @ 6PM; Game Begins @ 7:05PM!

Pelican agel CollageThe Evening Starts with the National Anthem performed by the “Soaring Angels”…Brunswick Ladies who attend Seaside United Methodist Church! Brunswick Plantation will be recognized on the Video Board in the Stadium and Over the PA System!

***The promotion Special for the evening is $1 Draughts of Budweiser and Bud Light from 6PM – 8PM. Dinner Or Snacks can be purchased at the concession stands, no outside food or drinks are permitted in the stadium.

pelicans Seating Framed_Chart_2014_w_TR_Logo_hbs53rl0***$9 To Attend ($2 Off the regular price): To Reserve Your TicketPlease bring your check made out to the BPPOA to the Facilitator’s Office by deadline date of May 12th. As many as 100 Folks have attended a Wonderful Fun Evening…Out at the Ballgame with Friends & Neighbors of Brunswick Plantation!

 

Brunswick Plantation Sequence Group

sequenceimagesA new Sequence Group is in the process of being formed and has begun meeting biweekly. This is determined by the group. If you would like to participate, either as a regular or a substitute player, please call Linda Stigile @ 287-5096 or Cell # 302 249-7288 for additional information. You do not have to know how to play as the game is quite simple and will only take one afternoon of playing with the group to learn. Come Join the Fun!

 

Red Hats Barefoot Riverboat Cruise

Red cruise frameJune 26 …11:30AM – 1:30PMJoin the Brunswick Plantation Red Hats on the Barefoot Riverboat Cruise…Down the Intra Coastal Waterway..Starting at Barefoot Landing to Grand Strand Marina & Back!

$29 Includes…The Cruise, as well as Firehouse Sub Sandwich – Turkey Or Veggie, Potato Chips, Pickle, Cookie, Iced tea, Or Coffee! A Cash bar will be Available!  Sign Up at the Facilitator’s Office – Deadline is June 13th.

***There will be an History Narrator & Music!***

 

Brunswick Plantation Community Charities’2015 “Homeowners for Hospice” Campaign

Wanted…Vacation Rentals & Time Share Weeks!

hospicetn_HoH_Logo_MEDC_strap_RGB_x200y213If you have a Vacation Rental Or Time Share Week available in the last quarter of 2015 Or Anytime in 2016, Please Consider… Donating it to a Great Cause!

Brunswick Plantation Community Charities is looking for… Donated Weeks of Vacation Space for the 2015 “Homeowners for Hospice” Charity Cocktail Party RaffleOn Friday, August 14thYou will be given a Donation Slip in the amount of a weekly rental for you generous contribution!

Please contact Kathy Lucyszyn @ 910 – 287-5196 Or Joan Miller @ 910 575-0104 for Questions Or Information!

Wanted…Your Services Or Products

Logo-for-CharityFolks planning for the 2015 Brunswick Plantation “Homeowners for Hospice” Cocktail Party Raffle want to promote our own Plantation Business Owners’ and Entrepreneur’s Products and Services!

 

If you: Have a Product; Perform a Service, Or Have a Talent You Can Share, we’d like you to…Donate it to our Charity Event! You will be given a Donation Slip for the Value of Your Service Or product. 

If You:

  • Paint
  • Do Handy Work
  • Sew
  • Walk Dogs
  • Cook
  • Repair Things
  • Whatever Your Service Or Product would be a Great Addition to our Raffle!

Please contact Lori Schneider @ 910 232-7558 for Questions Or Information. All Benefits: Brunswick Plantation Community Charities’ 2015 “Homeowners for Hospice” Campaign!

 

Join the RUN/WALK GROUP

run walk frameA Run/Walk Group is being started at Brunswick Plantation by David Svendsgaard. David belonged to on in Raleigh and has since Run/Walked 5 Marathon Races. However…Even if Racing is Not Your Goal, Participating in a Run/Walk Group has many Benefits:

  • Socialize with Neighbors
  • Lose Weight
  • Feel Great
  • Walking is slow enough to talk with each other!

Run/Walking consists of repeatedly running and then walking for periods of time. For Example: Run 1 Mile & Walk 1 Minute. The more ambitious might want to run as long as 3 minutes.

The group would gather once a week & Run/Walk for 30 minutes on you won Or with a few friends. By not overdoing it, injury is minimized and recover time is shortened.

Once a Runner’s ability is determined, the group can divide into..Pace Groups. Leaders will be needed for these groups. Oranges, bananas, & water would be provided at Rest Stops along the longer runs.

Contact David Svendsgaard at: dsvendsgaard@atmc.net for more information.  You could have a discussion to see what the participants are interested in for this group. Runners would be at their own risk.

 

Brunswick Plantation Fitness with Friends!

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Golf Exercise Class

golflogowhite frameTerry Daily teaches a Golf exercise Class at the Body Edge and is willing to give classes at the Brunswick House…Every Tuesday @ 4PM in June July, & August. It is $6 per Class and is 45 Minutes Long.

All you need is a Weight (1, 2, Or 5lbs…Your Preference) and a Mat!  Her classes build your core muscles and have helped those taking  it in golf. Many may know her father, Dave Williams. He worked in the Brunswick Plantation Pro Shop for many years and just retired last year. The Class is Coed.  If interested, Please phone 910 287-7550 Or Contact via E-mail @   jshaugn@atmc.net.

 

BP FREE Walking Program

walking-ss_101528898_L_wThe FREE Walking Program at the Brunswick House is growing by Leaps and Bounds…But there is still room for those serious about getting some good Cardio Exercise & possibly Getting in Better Shape!

Walking program Begins Promptly at 8AM on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday…Runs Just Over an Hour on Each of Those days!

You Will Need:

  • Sneakers
  • Bands …Used On One Day of Program
  • Weights (1 – 3lbs. is good…Used on Another Day of Program
  • However…These items are NOT NECESSARY to Follow along with the Instructor on DVD.

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. All Participants following this program do so At Their Own Risk
  2. This is a FREE program for All residents of Brunswick Plantation

Please call Emily Bonneau if you would like… Additional Info or to be added to the Class Distribution List so you are kept informed as to changes/class cancellations.

Brunswick Plantation Yoga

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Thursday Gentle Yoga at 10AM

yoga41yC81TBrMLThis is a Gentle Yoga ClassSuitable for Every Body without pressure on wrists or knees. This class includes linking breath to movement & stretching to improve…Mobility & Flexibility! All poses are done…Seated, Supine, Or Standing to Improve: Muscle Tone, Balance, Strength, & Stability.

 

Saturday Vinyasa Yoga at 10AM

vinyasa yoga poseThis is a Mixed level Practice…Suitable for both Beginner & Experienced Yogis who have few or no physical limitations. (Some Modifications are Available). This class will help you: Build Strength, Flexibility, Balance, & Endurance.

ALL Classes take place in the Brunswick House Ballroom.    Cost is $5 Per Class. Please call Michele Dorland @ 910 880-2509 with any questions.

 

Water Aerobics

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BP offers a Water Aerobics Class…Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday Mornings.

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday Classes meet 8:00 – 9:00 AM; Saturday Class meets 8:30 – 9:30 AM.  All Classes are held at the Brunswick House Pools: Indoor for now & Outdoor by Mid-May, Weather Permitting.

These are Low-Impact Movements… That Exercise Your Core, Promote Better Balance, Stretch and Work Muscles, & Give a Good Workout, Without potential damage. Classes are taught by…A Certified Instructor who shows you how to do each move.

For Rates & Other Information: Call Annette Mauro @ 287-4872.

Join the Group for Exercise, Socialization, & FUN!

 

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19th Hole Entertainment & Dinner

Jody Hunter, Dinner Show

Jody FrameSaturday, June 20th…Jody Hunter, Singer and Guitarist will be entertaining guests at the 19th Hole!

Dinner Buffet …6pm AND Jody Hunter Entertainment…7pm

Tickets are $20…Please Call 910 845-6902 for Reservations! Enjoy a delicious meal and “Let Jody Entertain You!”

 

 

BP BLOG framebrunswickcropped-Blog-header-3Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® has a lot going on in our lively, creative community…Fun for All!  There is something for everyone, no matter what their interest! We are lucky to enjoy “A Better Way of Life”!

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Golf News from the Pro 5.15 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:

May brings beautiful sunny and warm days and we have had plenty of wonderful days.

Our course is starting its way back to summer shape. The cooler than average winter/spring has not allowed the Bermuda grass to really thrive just yet. Rob Vaughan, Golf Course Superintendent, and his staff are doing a great job! Thanks to Rob & Staff.

The Pro-Shop has some 30% off sales on select items. Take advantage of these deals before they’re gone.

For those Golf Members planning on playing in the 2015 Member/Member tournament it is being contested May 25-28.

Registration forms are available in the Pro-Shop. I hope to see everyone there having a good time.

Happy Golfing,

 

Head Golf Professional

Pro-Shop Manager

Director of Memberships

Golf News Shawn Hicken Signature

 

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Mother’s Day…Honor Mom the Coastal Carolina Way!

Mother's Day FramedMay 10 is Mother’s Day in the USA! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®, as well as many other Americans, are looking forward to honoring our mothers! Many other countries also celebrate mothers this month.Wilson Frame The Official Mother’s Day is always the second Sunday in May in the United States…This date made official in 1914 by proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson. Our National Mother’s Day was a result of the campaign of Anna Jarvis of West Virginia whose own mother had passed away on May 9, years earlier.

Anna Jarvis framedAnne M. Jarvis campaigned for the creation of an official Mother’s Day in remembrance of her Mother and in Honor of Peace. She began on 1908 by petitioning the superintendent of the church where her mother had taught Sunday School for 20 years.  Her request was honored and the first official Mother’s Day celebration took place on May 10, 1908 at St. 1st Mother's day ChurchAndrew’s Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia. The event had a congregation of 407 and Anna arranged for white carnations…Her Mother’s Favorite Flower…to adorn the patrons. Two carnations were given to every Mother in attendance.

Mother's collage***Today White Carnations are used to Honor deceased Mothers. Pink or Red Carnations pay tribute to Mothers who are still alive.***

Honor Mom with Flowers

Briarpatch collageFlowers for Mother! One way to Share Your Love with Her!

Briar Patch Floral and Gifts, Located in the Calabash Market Place,Welcomes You! Flowers delivered to Calabash area…To Include: ocean Isle, Shallotte, & Sunset Beach, NC & Little River, SC Plus More!

Call: 910-579-8030 Learn More & Order @ Briarpatchfloralandgifts.com

  Massage for Mothers…Sacred Willow Spa

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Pamper Mom with a “Sacred Willow Spa” Massage & Facial! Give Her That Magic Touch to Relax, Unwind, and Rejuvenate Mom in Body & Spirit! Sacred Willow Spa…Located at Calabash Plaza on Beach Drive in Calabash, NC! Gift Certificates are available for that Special MOM Gift!

Call: 910-575-7707 Check Out More @ www.sacredwillowspa.com

 

Mother’s Day Specials for Dining with MOM!

Carbone’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant

Carbonne CollageMother’s Day “Specials”…In Addition to the Regular Menu! Dinner Hours Start @ 2pm

Appetizers:

  • Oysters Rockefeller…9
  • Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp…9

Entrees:

***Salmon Oscar…25

Wild caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon topped with Lump Crab, Asparagus & Hollandaise Sauce served with Risotto and Fresh Vegetables

***NY Strip Steak…25

A twelve ounce Angus Beef NY Strip Steak, topped with our own Sherry Crab Cream Sauce, Served with Baked Potato & Fresh Sauteed Vegetables.

***Sauteed Duck Breast…23

A Tender and Juicy eight ounce Duck Breast, Drizzled with a Fresh orange Balsamic Reduction, and Served with Risotto and Fresh Sauteed Vegetables.

***Fresh Chilean Sea Bass…28

Pan Roasted to Preserve its Delicious Taste and Drizzled with Chef’s Special White Wine Reduction Sauce and Served with Risotto and Fresh sauteed vegetables

***All Entrees Include Bread and House Salad!***

See More @ www.carbonessteakandseafood.com  Reservations Accepted @ 843-280-2271

Carbone’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant is located om US 17 , Little River…Minutes from Brunswick Plantation! Enjoy!

 

 The Brentwood Restaurant…Mother’s Day Brunch 10am – 1pm & Dinner 3pm – 7pm

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Brentwood CollageMother’s Day BrunchAll Brunch Entrees served with a side of Fresh Fruit Salad & a Basket of Pastries!

Lobster & Champagne Special…Add 4oz. Lobster Tail & Champagne Cocktail for $12 (For Mothers only, Regular price $21)

Brentwood food collageBrunch Menu Includes:

  • Shrimp & Grits…17
  • Crab Cake Dijonnaise…18
  • Crab Benedict…15
  • Seafood Crepe…17
  • Lobster Risotto…19
  • Angus Steak & Eggs…21
  • Grilled Salmon Salad…17

Mother’s Day Drink Specials…Only $5.95: Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Kir Royal, Bellini

Easter Kids menu (12 & Under) : $5.95

  • Served with Side of Fresh fruit
  • Homemade Crepe with Apple Sauce
  • Belgium Waffle with Syrup
  • French Toast with Local Strawberries

Mother’s Day Dinner

Appetizers:

  • Low Country She Crab Soup…7
  • Crab Cake DiJonnaise…9
  • Escargot Bourguignon…8
  • Shrimp & Grits…11
  • Lobster Risotto…15

Brentwood food56aab9143dcabd0ccb4622ede5f4a89101b0a014_54_990x660Mother’s Day Dinner Entrees…Served with Brentwood Salad:

  • Braised Lamb Osso Bucco…27
  • Local Grouper…32
  • Duo De Canard A L’Orange…29
  • Filet Bearnaise: 10 Oz.Grand Cut…36 & 6oz. Petite Cut…27
  • Shrimp & Scallops Chardonnay…28
  • Roasted Rack of Lamb…29
  • Lobster Tail :Royal”…46
  • Poached Salmon Tarragon…27

Brentwood chocolateDesserts…7 Each:

  • Creme Brulee
  • Profiteroles
  • Chocolate Fondant
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Panna Cotta
  • Chocolate Mousse

Call for Reservations: 843-249-2601 Learn More about the Brentwood Restaurant @ www.TheBrentwood Restaurant.com

 

Time for Tea for Mom and Thee@ Calabash Garden Tea Room

Tea Room CollageTake Mom Our for The “Ultimate Tea” At Our own Calabash Garden Tea House

Enjoy The “Ultimate Tea”…Traditional High Tea:

  • Spring Mix Salad with Secret Garden Salad Dressing
  • Fresh Baked Scones …Served with Lemon Curd & Clotted Cream
  • Assorted Tea Sandwiches
  • Petite Desserts
  • Individual Pots of Tea

Tea Time for Mother’s Day…Seating at 11:30 & 1:30

Call for Reservations @ 910-579-9500  Learn More @  www.calabashgardentearoom.com

You can Choose lovely Hats and Boas to enhance your Tea Time…FUN For All!

Turtle Crossing Cupcakes…Take Mother’s Day Home

TurtleCrossingLogo2Turtle Crossing Cupcakes is right next door to the Calabash Garden Tea Room! You may want to stop by & Check it out ,too!

There are Cupcakes, Cakes & Expresso Bar with Organic Fair Trade Coffee. Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Too…Just for Mother’s Day! Let the Celebration Continue..At Home! Enjoy! Learn More @ www.turtlecrossingcupcakes.com

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mothersdaysharperMay your day be filled with Love & Laughter! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is the True the Two State Solution for FUN! You might want to try some of these ideas to celebrate…Your Special Mother’s Day! Happy Mother’s Day!

 

 Information in this article…Credits to www.mothersdaycentral.com

 

 

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Brunswick Plantation Neighbors… “Helping Hands” For YOU!

BP Helpin Hands collageBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is known for being a Friendly Community of active people with a variety of groups and organizations providing opportunities to share interests and talents….Fun for Everyone! There is also a group in place to be there for you to keep up the good life when you might need a little personal attention or assistance around your house for a time when you might not be Up To Par for one reason or another. Brunswick Plantation “Helping Hands” are a group of neighbors you can call who will be there for you when you need them to help you …”Get By With a Little Help from Your Friends!”

BP Villages CallageFolks at Brunswick Plantation already have friends and neighbors in their individual neighborhoods on the Plantation who are always there for each other. It is characteristic of this friendly community. “Helping Hands” extends this kind of support in times of need to everyone in the community!

Helping Hands…How it Works

HH Heartindex framedThe idea of “Helping Hands” came to Pat Moreau when she was working as a volunteer for Hospice. Pat is still the contact for this group at Brunswick Plantation….Though she stresses that there are around 25 women and men who are active in “Helping Hands” of Brunswick Plantation.  It truly does…Take a Village! Together, they will be... There for You with Personal, Comfortable Care when you need it!

Helping Hands List & Contacts

HHLHimages3As Brunswick Plantation is a dynamic community of active people…Folks may travel at times, have visitors, or be otherwise involved in various activities. For this reason, Pat keeps a chart of “Helping Hands” names & contacts which includes when she or they might be gone or otherwise committed.

However, there are always people available to assist others when needed. There may be Short Term or Longer Term commitments to folks who need it. This is based on the need and up to the “Helping Hands” volunteer.

Pat Moreau’s Cell Phone Number: 910-523-0093. When she is away, she will have anther contact number for someone designated to take the calls. Pat points out that this is all very Private Information of the members of “Helping Hands” and people receiving assistance are personal and Not Shared with other folks. Private & Personal is important! Participants may have a list , if requested. Communication is done by personal contact or phone, but not by E-mail.

“Helping Hands” is strictly volunteer and no money is accepted by volunteers. When people want to give money, they are asked to just donate to their favorite organization.                When “Helping Hands” are contacted and made aware of a concern or need, they make a visit to the person or people to meet them and determine what they can offer…Making a plan of assistance and determining who would best fit that need from the beginning.

Ways “Helping Hands” May Help You!

hh Quoteframed“Helping Hands” Helps Neighbors at Brunswick Plantation in a variety of ways. A few Mentioned Include:

 

  • Getting into the car for an appointment.
  • Going to the appointment…Doctor, Hair, Whatever!
  • Shopping For person…Or With a person in a wheelchair.
  • Pick up prescriptions
  • Taking cancer patients for chemo Or blood transfusions.
  • For an Emergency…Call 911 & Someone will meet you where you are taken for care.
  • Cleaning Up at your home.
  • Cut Lawns
  • Make Some Lunch Or Dinner For You.
  • Helping Hand: May DONATE A DAY …To Help around the House, Change lights, etc.
  • Help with relative living at Brunswick Plantation with Alzheimer’s

Ways “Helping Hands” May Entertain You:

  • Play Games With You…Dominoes, Cards, Etc.
  • Read to You!
  • Provide Coloring or Puzzles
  • Sit and Chat & Listen
  • Go to Lunch with You!

Helping Hands Helps “Caregivers”

caregiver 2“Helping Hands” folks know that caregivers need to take time for themselves. Everyone needs a Break in Life & To have a Life! They help Caregivers by:

  • Staying with person in need while the caregiver does something they enjoy…Weekly Golf! One man said his weekly Golf Day made him Feel Like a Whole New Person!
  • If you have a rather independent Mom or Someone living with you & you plan a trip away for awhile…”Helping Hands” will take them to lunch and call daily while you are gone. 

 

“Helping Hands” Volunteers & Contact for BP Folks

helping hands 2If you might like to join the Helping Hands” Volunteers:

  • Call: Pat Moreau @ 910- 523 – 0093…For More Information and Contacts

Heart frameIf You Or Yours might like “Helping Hands” Folks for Assistance Or Comfort Giving:

  • Call: Pat Moreau @ 910-523-0093  She will arrange a visit with a couple of volunteers to assess how they can…Best Help You! 

Brunswick Plantation”Helping Hands” is Special

Brunswick Plantation is a special community with people willing to help and willing to share! Pat has had calls from people in other communities who have not had neighbors who wanted to get involved with folks needing help.  We are fortunate that folks at Brunswick Plantation are so willing and happy to help each other…Sharing in the Best of Times & Helping in Times of Need!

Framed brunswickcropped-Blog-header-3jpgWishing You All Another Healthy and Happy Summer and Year in Coastal Carolina! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® Truly does offer “A Better Way of Life” in our Friendly Golf Community! Enjoy!

 

 

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Carolina Coastal Family FUN…KIDS LOVE!

gate collageEveryone Loves Coastal Carolina! The beautiful beaches are always fun for walking, swimming, fishing, dolphin cruises and a variety of  Maritime Adventures! There are also many other venues by the beaches that are Kid Friendly and Ripe for Family Fun! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is the perfect location to…Enjoy It All in North & South Carolina! Here are a Few that may be New…For Your Family and You! Have Fun!

 

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Museum-of-the-Coastal-Carolinas framedThe Museum of Coastal Carolina, (21 East Second St. in Ocean Isle, NC.), Offers Family Fun for Everyone!

There are a variety of Museum Galleries…Programs and Events for All Ages!

Special Galleries Include:

  • Ingram Lobby
  • Changing the Tides Gallery
  • Waterways Gallery
  • Sea Shore Gallery
  • Ocean Reef Gallery
  • Barrier Reef Gallery
  • Coastal Plain Gallery

museum collageMuseum Programs & Events Include:

  • Touch Tank…Touch Tank Feeding (11am Mondays)
  • Odyssey of the Sea Turtle
  • Family Pirate Games
  • Beachy Bingo
  • Coastal Native Americans
  • Prehistoric Finds on the Coast
  • Sunset Beach Nesting Birds
  • Snakes Alive

Loggerhead framedSpecial Lectures Include:

  • May 12th @ 6pm…Who Are You Swimming With?
  • May 15th @ 1pm…Lionfish & Other Invasive Species
  • May 16th @ 11am…Sea Turtles and You!

NEW 2015 Summer Exhibits Include:

  • Prehistoric Mastodon…Features a mastodon tooth found on Ocean Isle Beach
  • “Wildlife Portraits”…Original Art Work by Don Bashore : Artist Reception…May 22, 2015 @ Noon!

Museum of Coastal Carolina Hours:

NOW – May 16, 2015: Friday & Saturday…10am – 3pm

SUMMER HOURS…May 22 – September 7, 2015:

  • Monday – Thursday…10am – 8pm
  • Friday…10am – 5pm
  • Saturday…10am – 1:30pm

55041_WineFest_PosterPlease Note: April 25, 2015…Wine Fest Fundraiser @ 6pm (Museum will be closed on that date until the 6pm Wine Fest)

Check out more about them @ www.museumplanetarium.org  Or call: 910-575-0033

 

 

Ingram Planetarium

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Ingram Planetarium, (7625 High Market St.@ Sunset Beach,NC), Offers More “Out of this World” Excitement for You & Yours!

Planetarium CollageEnjoy A variety of Shows that Include:

  • Sky Theater Shows
  • FREE Weekday Noon Programs
  • Science Small Bytes Series
  • Laser Music Shows

Colorful Laser Music Shows & Images on Sky Theater’s Dome Ceiling…Variety of Shows Include:

  • Beatles
  • Country
  • Fright Light
  • Holidays

Check for shows and times @ www.MuseumPlanetarium.org  Or Call: 910-575-0033

Special Programs & Events:

May 2nd @ 6pm…Mission to Pluto & Mars

Star CollageApril 24th @ 7pm…Use the Planetarium telescopes to see Stars, Constellations, & other Celestial Objects in the Night Sky…Rain Date, April 26 @ 7pm ***Bring your own camera & learn about Night Sky Photography!***

Ingram Planetarium Hours…Now – May 16…Friday & Saturday…Doors Open @ 11:30 am

SUMMER HOURS…May 22 – Sept. 7:

  • Monday – Wednesday & Saturday…11am – 8pm
  • Thursday & Friday…11am – 8pm

 space journey framedFamily FUN for ALL, as You…

 

 

 

Fort Fisher Aquarium

Fort Fisher Aquarium, Kure Beach, NC, At the Mouth of Cape Fear River , An Indoor Aquatic Adventure for All!

FCtFort Fisher Aquarium Daily Programs Include:

  • Dialog with a Diver @ Cape Fear Shoals Exhibit with Divers at 235,000 Gallon Aquarium…10:30 am & 2:30pm
  • Creature Feature…11:30am
  • Ocean Odyssey…1:30pm
  • Animal Feedings…Observe animals being fed while educators explain the Types of Diet, Feeding Patterns, & More
  • Animal Encounters…Times Vary
  • Toddler Tuesdays…10am to Noon
  • Smart Cart Connection Activities…Times vary During Day
  • Educational Films…Times vary Throughout Day

 Fort Fisher Aquarium Hours: 9am – 5pm Daily…More @ www.ncaquariums.com/FortFisher  Or Call: 910-458-8257

 

Family FUN…Coastal Carolina Parks

Vereen Memorial Park & Gardens

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SONY DSCVereen Memorial Park & Gardens, 2250 Hwy 179, Little River, SC…Nestled at the Intersection of Highways 17 & 179…You Find…“Little River’s Best Kept Secret”!

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A Hidden Gem Off the Beaten Path! Vereen Memorial Park & Gardens:

  • 4 Miles of Groomed Trails…Hiking Fun!
  • An Elevated Boardwalk to the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Pier to Waterway…Perfect for Fishing!
  • Ecosystems posted at the entrance to the boardwalk
  • Little Plates along the Boardwalk…Tell you about Birds & Wildlife
  • Covered Picnic Facilities for Families
  • Swing Sets for Kids  Vereen-park-Swinging-300x300
  • Porch Style Swing
  • Amazing Coastal Birds…A “Bird Watcher’s Paradise”
  • Dog Walking Friendly!
  • Picturesque Views of Nature
  • Historical Vereen Family Cemetery***Joshua Vereen entertained George Washington when he traveled through this area.
  • C.B. Berry Community Center…On the Grounds & Offers Activities & Classes for All!

For More Info…Call: 843 – 249-4157

 

Brunswick County Parks & Recreation

 Shallotte District Park

Park Photos 2013 0471 web editShallotte District Park, 5550Main Street, Shallotte, NC, Offers a Variety of Venues for Family Fun With Kids:

  • Shaded Park
  • 64 Acres
  • 4 Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Soccer Field
  • Concession Stands & Restrooms
  • 1 Basketball Court
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • 3 Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Dog Park

***Internet Access is now available in the Park.

FUN for You & Yours @ Shallotte District Park…Info: Call (910) 253-2670

 

Ocean Isle Beach Park

Park Photos 2013 031 web editOcean Isle Beach Park,6483 Old Georgetown Rd.(A couple of miles from ocean Isle Beach & Sunset Beach),Offers FUN Places to Play:

  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 8 Tennis Courts
  • An Amphitheater
  • Restroom Facilities
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Multipurpose Field for Soccer/Football

Brunswick County Park Locations

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Brunswick County has several Parks for you to Enjoy!  Some Locations that may interest you:

  • Lockwood Folly Park…Supply NC
  • Cedar Grove Park…Supply NC
  • Waccamaw Park…Ash,NC

Parks are open …All year Round…Hours of Operation:

  • April – October…8qm – 10pm
  • November – March…8am – 9pm
  • Brunswick Nature Park Hours are Dawn to Dusk

There are many more Park Locations…Through Brunswick County Parks and Recreation. More Information…Call: (910) 253-2670


T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

t_i_g_e_r_s__logo_w640T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, Located at Barefoot Landing, Hwy. 17 N, North Myrtle Beach, A Wildlife Exhibit and Living TIGER Museum & Your Chance to meet some of the Most Amazing Animals Up Close! 

Admission to Preservation Station is FREE! You May Have your Photos taken holding a TIGER Cub Or with an Ape…For a Fee.

tiger collageYou Can…Take a Tour:

  • Visit 50 Are Preserve, Home to over 60 Big Cats
  • Monkey Around with Apes
  • Watch Tigers Swim
  • Meet Gray Wolves
  • Fly Trained Falcons
  • Get to Feel Cubs
  • Possibly Meet BUBBLES, The Elephant
  • Meet LIGER, The World’s largest Cat

Explore Orangutan Island

presstat frameThroughout the Tour, The T.I.G.E.R.S., Staff will be taking Professional Quality Photos & Video…Allowing you to Relive & Share the ‘Once in a Lifetime” Experience you’ll have during your “Wild Encounter”…Tour Space is Limited.  Call for Reservations @ (843) 361-4552.

Alligator Adventure

Alligator CollageAlligator Adventure, Located @ Barefoot Landing, 4604 Hwy. 17, North Myrtle Beach,SC… Over 2 Hours of FUN for the Whole Family …2nd Day Free!

Call: (843) 361-0789 For Current Park Hours

 

Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley's CollageRipley’s Aquarium ,1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach (Across from the street from Broadway At The Beach), Offers an array of Hands -On Family FUN!

Experiences Include:

  • Stingray Experience
  • Behind The Scenes Tour
  • Birthday Parties
  • Sleep With The Sharks
  • Fancy Fins Mermaid Boutique

Animals & Exhibits:

Upper Level

  • SLIME
  • Rio Amazon
  • Friendship Flags

Lower level

  • Rainbow Rock
  • Dangerous Reef
  • Discovery Center…Hands- On Activities
  • Living Gallery
  • Ray Bay
  • Systems Control

Discover the Wonder @ Ripley’s  Aquarium…Open 9am – 9pm Everyday!

More @  www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach Or Call: (843) 916-0888

 

Ripley’s Myrtle Beach…Ocean Boulevard Thrills

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  • Experience 5D Adventure @ Ripley’s Moving Theater

  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not Oddotorium

  • Ripley’s Mirror Maze

  • Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

 Join the Ripley’s Family Fun @ Boardwalk at the Beach…More @ www.ripleys.com   Or Call: (843) 448-2331

 

MagiQuest

magi collageMagiQuest, 1185 Celebrity Circle @ Broadway at the Beach,Offers Your Family…A Live Action Adventure Game!

Set Your Imagination Free with MagiQuest!  With a Wand in Hand, You’ll explore the Enchanted Kingdom & Participate in the Ultimate Adventure as You:

  • Enchant Objects
  • Befriend a Pixie
  • Learn from an Ancient Wizard
  • Battle a Goblin
  • Outwit a Dragon
  • YOU Decide!

How to Play:

  1. Select and Adore Your Wand
  2. Create Your Character
  3. Begin Your Adventure

Set your Imagination FREE! Check out More @ www.MagiQuest.com  Or Call: (843) 916-1800

 

Pirate’s Voyage…Dinner & Show

PIRATESPirate’s Voyage,8901 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, The Most FUN Place to Eat!

Join the Crew & Celebrate the Pirate Spirit…And Have a Hearty Feast!

For Reservations…Call: (800) 433-4401 Or OnLine @ www.PiratesVoyage.com

Medieval Times…Dinner & Tournament

 

Medieval 56Medieval Times,2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC,Offers the Pageantry & Thrills of an Authentic Medieval Tournament Come to Life inside the Walls of the King’s 11th Century Style Castle Plus…”THE FEAST” !

Reservations and More @ www.medievaltimes.com  Or Call: 1-888-935-6878.  Make it a Knight To Remember…For You and Yours!

BP ViewCoastal Carolina…The Place for Family FUN! There are so many activities and venues to excite you and your children, Of All Ages…So Near Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®, The Two State Solution to FUN! Ya’ll Come!

 

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Golf News from the Pro 4.15 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:

April is here and so is the Spring weather. The golf course is greening up and is busy with play.  My staff and I are excited to see all of you each day playing golf.

Our pro-shop is full of new spring apparel.  Come by and take advantage of your 20% member discount while many items are still in stock.  Property owners receive 10% off all items.

Golf Super Rob Vaughan and staff have done a great job getting our course back in shape after dealing with very inclement weather conditions this winter.  Thanks to them for their efforts.

Friendly Reminder:

Using our golf course cart paths for walking, biking, jogging, or any other type of exercise is prohibited during hours of operation.  Those hours are 7:00 am to 8:00 pm from now through daylight savings.  Also, traveling to and from the golf course using personal golf carts is prohibited.  Please have consideration for our guests playing golf and use the roadways for traveling.  This would satisfy many.  Thank you for understanding.

 

Quick Golf Tip

How many of you struggle with fast putts? When faced with this shot you should stroke the putt using the toe of your putter. This will allow a softer strike and more control. Try it, it works!

 

Have Fun! And play well this spring!

 

Happy Golfing,

 

Head Golf Professional

Pro-Shop Manager

Director of Memberships

Golf News Shawn Hicken Signature

 

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Coastal Living News and Events 4.15

Beach CollageSpring is in the Air…Time for walking on the beach, under sunny skies, with the fresh tang of sea air floating gently through your hair! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® know this scene well! Sunset Beach is minutes away with a variety of other charming beaches plus Myrtle Beach within easy reach. Brunswick Plantation is truly the Two State Solution to Fun…In Calabash, NC and just three miles from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, SC. There are so many fun activities and such a variety of entertainment in this area! Here are a  few that may interest You and Yours! Enjoy!

Down By the Waterway

Calabash Waterfront Adventures

Calabash-boats-framedCalabash Fishing Fleet

Dolphin Adventures Cruises & Sunset Waterway Cruises…On the Calabash, NC Waterfront

Cal Fishin frDolphin Adventure Cruise – Two Hour Nature CruiseAn Adventure for the Whole Family to Enjoy! While on 65′  NavigatorYou can watch shrimp boats working their nets, while the crew explains the shrimping industry in the Carolinas. See Dolphins & Sharks feed off the by-catch. The crew will bring aboard live shrimp, fish, crabs, starfish, and other Marine life!  

Deep Sea Fishing & Sport Fishing Charters…Enjoy 1/2 Day, 3/4 Day, Full Day, Gulf Stream & Night Fishing…Sport Fishing Charters offered on the 40′ Miss Calabash !

CFFleet CollageCustom Tackle, Ice, & Bait Included on Every Trip – Drinks, Snacks, & Food available!

All vessels are ultra modern, fast, clean & comfortable…With Latest Electronics & Safety Equipment US Coast Guard Certified!

Cal Fish frontCalabash Fishing Fleet…Fresh Ocean Fish & Shrimp for Home PLUS Waterfront Seafood Shack with delicious seafood to eat here Or Take Out…11am – 8pm Now & 9pm in Summer! Seafood Shack is Closed on Sundays.

Contact the Calabash Fishing Fleet, 9945 Nance St. in Calabash, NC @ www.CalabashFishingFleet.com Or Call: (910) 575-0017 Or (843) 575-0017

 Hurricane Fleet

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hurricanefleet1_e6pw26jr28Adventure Cruises…The Hurricane Fleet Marina in Calabash, NC!  Hurricane Adventure Cruise on the 90′ Hurricane II will engage a working shrimp bot while the Hurricane crew explains shrimping along the Carolinas. Watch dolphins & sharks feed off of the by-catches as the nets are pulled only a few feet from the bow of your boat! See the live catch which includes shrimp, fish, crabs, sand dollars, starfish, and other marine life. Let the crew of the Hurricane II show you Nature Under the Sea! 

Hurricane II framedHurricane Fleet “Deep Sea Fishing”…enjoy 1/2 day, Gulf Stream Fishing, Night Fishing, Sport Fishing Charters!        (Fast Party Boat…15 Minutes to the Ocean!)

Vessels are designed to accommodate the physically challenged & wheelchair patrons. Charters up to 130 People…Vessels USCG Approved with Heat & AC, modern electronics and Large Sundeck!

Depart Monday – Friday…1:30 pm – 4pm (Reservations are not required but recommended)

Dolphin Adventure Cruise…Enjoy a Two Hour cruise on the Hurricane II, a trip for All Ages!   Hurricane Fleet Vessels 

Hurricane Fleet @ www.hurricanefleet.com Or E-mail at info@hurricanefleet.com  Phone: SC (843) 249-3571 Or NC (910) 579-3660

Calabash Waterfront Restaurants

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Calabash Waterfront Restaurants:

  • Dockside Seafood House…4pm – 8:30pm More @ www.thedocksideseafoodhouse.com  Phone: 910 – 579-6775
  • Captain Nance’s Seafood…11am – 9pm  Phone: 910 – 579- 2574
  • Captain John’s Seafood…4pm – 8:30pm  Phone 910 – 579-6011
  • Waterfront Seafood Shack…11am – 8pm (9pm summer hours) Daily but Never on Sunday! Phone 910-575-0017  Carry Out Or Outside seating on the Waterfront.

dockside view 2Enjoy your meal with a View of the Scenic Calabash Waterfront!

 

Kayak Tours

Summertide Adventure Tours offers  Kayak Adventure Tours & Kayak Fishing Tours

summetide collageExplore the beautiful & diverse maritime ecosystems of southeastern North Carolina’s pristine barrier island beaches. Expert guides take you on a journey through seldom navigated waters…Breathtaking Views, Undisturbed Landscapes, & Exciting Wildlife!

All equipment is provided with instruction for an enjoyable morning or afternoon Kayak Tour! Reservations @ www.summertidetours.com  Or Call Toll Free: 877-597-0001

J&L Kayak Adventures

Kayak Tours guided by a specialist with expert knowledge about area and indigenous species of plants and animals with a variety of coastal birds. Enjoy 2 to 6 hour Tours.

waccamaw collageVariety of Tours Include:

  • Private Island Kayak Tours
  • Romantic Couples Tour…Private Tour with Personal Guide!
  • Paddle Boat Tours
  • Twilight Kayak Tours
  • Kayak Crabbing
  • “NEW” Dunn Sound Tour
  • Waccamaw River Scenic Kayak Tour

More @ www.jandlkayaking.com  Or Call: 843026706816

 Myrtle Beach Horseback Rides

Trail Rides…March 1st – October 31st Ride on Family Old Country Farm! Ride over 100 acres of old Farm Land, just 30 minutes from the beach…Myrtle Beach, SC!

Horse ride collageLocations for Beach Riding: From November 1st – the end of February!

No Prior Experience Necessary…Free Disk of Pictures for Every Family!

Reservations Required: www.MyrtleBeachHorseRides.com   Or Call: (843) 997-1876

 Shelling & Lighthouse Cruise

Rover collageShelling and Lighthouse Cruise…On The “Carolina Rover”! Cruise on the smooth inland waters to a remote Barrier Island and Beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean! The “Carolina Rover” tours through a bird-watcher’s paradise to the Lighthouse that lit the way for a century of seafarers! Enjoy “On Board” Naturalist’s commentary of these historic plantation tidelands!

The “Carolina Rover” Features:

  • Shell Collecting & Eco Tour
  • Observe Dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Sight the Civil War wreck of the Union flagship, Harvest Moon
  • Informative commentary by On-Board Naturalist
  • Comfortable shaded deck seating
  • Available for Private Charters

Framed Shelling-sign-e1365516237710Summer Cruise Schedule: Enjoy 3 Hour Adventures…Monday – Saturday! Reservations Required @ www.roverboattours.com  OR Call: (843) 546-8822  Or (800) 705-9063

“Carolina Rover” is at the end of Broad Street on the Downtown Harborwalk in Georgetown, SCJust close enough for a Perfect Day trip for folks at Brunswick Plantation!

 Coastal Adventures By Air

Helicopter Adventures

Helicopter Adventures: High Flying Memories to Last a Lifetime!

helicopter collageHelicopter Adventures …7 Helicopters, 5 Landing Pads, and Professional Pilots!

Every Seat is a Window Seat!

Affordable Myrtle Beach Tour packages:

  • Daily Tours…Walk-In Service
  • Custom Tours
  • Private Tours
  • Corporate & Private Charters
  • Special Event Transportation

Helicopter Adventures, located at 1860  21st Avenue, Myrtle Beach…Across from Broadway at the Beach!

OPEN for Adventure…7 Days a Week!

Winter Hours: 9am – 6pm   Summer Hours (Starting Memorial Day Weekend): 9am – 10pm

No Reservation Required…Walk-Ins Welcome!  More @ www.HELICOPTERADVENTURES.com  Or Call: 1-800-FLY-4FUN

 

Special Coastal Carolina Events

 Strawberry & Wine Fest…Silver Coast Winery

Silver Coast Winery SuperflogSilver Coast Winery, Strawberry & Wine Fest (Sponsored By: The Old Bridge Preservation Society)

Sunday, April 26…Noon – 5pm! Admission: $5

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Silver Coast Winery…Strawberry & Wine Fest Offers Taste Treats:

  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Jerome’s Barbeque & Fried Chicken
  • Hot Dogs…With All the Fixings!

Mkie's frameFEST Features:

  • Entertainment…Dance Music by: MIKE’S GARAGE BAND
  • Fun & Fellowship
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Variety of Vendors…Authors, Artists, & Crafts Galore!
  • Award Winning Wines

Silver Coast Winery…Located @ 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach   www.silvercoastwinery.com   Phone: (910) 287-2800 Festival Info @ www.oldbridgepreservationcociety.org

 

 

Shallotte Farmer’s Market

Farmers MarketShallotte Farmer’s Market : May 2nd…8am – Noon @ Riverside Park, Shallotte…Every Saturday May 2nd – September 12th.

Visit Shallotte Farmer’s Market Featuring:

  • Locally Grown Fruits & Vegetables
  • Hand Crafted Pottery & Glassware
  • Homemade Bread, Cakes, & Cookies

Sunset Beach Art Festival

 Sunset Collage48th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival…May 9 & 10 (Mother’s Day Weekend…No Admission Fee)

Sunset Beach Art Exhibit…Located in the Community Center & Firehouse Gallery on 12th Street!

Featuring:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Juried Art Exhibit…In the Gallery
  • Craft Booths…On grass area/Greenbelt between N. Pacific & S. Pacific Broadway to 7th Street.
  • Over 150 Artists & Craft persons
  • Shopping
  • Music
  • Food & Fun

 Sunset Beach & Ocean Isle Free Concerts

Sunset Beach Free Concert

Smokin Hot3b43de397a2ed27d8b2beb00fc4997d8“SMOKIN HOT With GARY LOWDER …Wednesday, May 27th 6:30 – 8:30pm 

Sunset gazebo frame1969343_916322401745358_1653265943088479688_nConcerts are Every Wednesday through September 2, 2015…6:30 pm – 8:30 pm…Mainland at the Gazebo in Village Park on Queen Anne Street!

“RUBBERBAND” will perform “In Concert” next at Sunset Beach on Wednesday, June 3….6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

www.sunsetbeachconcerts.com

Ocean Isle Free Concert

The-Holiday-Band-300x199Frame“HOLIDAY BAND”…Friday, May 22nd…6:30 – 8:30 @ The Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC!

FREE Ocean Isle Beach Concert Series will be Friday Nights…6:30 – 8:30 through September 4, 2015!

“BAILOUT”…Friday, May 29…6:30 – 8:30 will be the next concert in May!

 

Long Bay Symphony… Featuring Tom Becker  “A Tribute to John Denver”

Tom Becker 2“A Tribute to John Denver” presented by: The Long Bay Symphony Featuring Tom Becker…A Former member of the legendary Folk Group, “The New Christy Minstrels”

lbsimage.phpSaturday, April 18 @ 7:30…At the Odell Williamson Auditorium in Supply, NC.   Reservations @  www.bccowa.com  OR Call Auditorium Box Office: 910- 755- 7416

 

La Belle Amie Winery

La Belle Amie collageLa Belle Amie Winery in Little River , SC …Open Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM (Closed only on Sundays) with many delightful events plus a tasting room and gift shop!

Morgan carolina CollageLa Bella Amie also has Special Fests with live music.  Fests Coming Up soon:

  • Saturday, April 18…April Music Fest…Noon – 5 PM Music By: The Marsha Morgan Band & The Carolina Midnight Band
  • Saturday, May 2…Key West Music & Wine Fest
  • Saturday, May 23…Memorial Music & Cookout

More About La belle Amie & Fests @ www.labelleamie.com  Or Call: 843 – 399 – 9463  Bring a Chair and a Friend and Enjoy! Cheers!

 

Blue Crab Festival

LittleRiver Frame_000“Little River Blue Crab Festival”, Historic Waterfront @ Little River, SC …Saturday, Mat 16 & Sunday, May 17, 2015…9 am – 6 pm Both Days!

Blue Carb collageFestival Features:

  • Blue Crabs and a Variety of other Tasty Foods
  • Variety of Vendors…From far & near!
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Children’s Area
  • Live Entertainment
  • Family Fun
  • Fellowship

Blue Carb frameAdmission: $5 for the Day OR Pay in Advance: $4.00 for one Day & $8.00 for two Days.  www.bluecrabfestival.org   Or Call: 843 – 249-6604

Please Note: No Dogs or Pets, Please.

 

 SOS Spring Safari

SOSSpringThe Society of Stranders, SOS, celebrates the Shag Dance and Beach Music with the SOS Spring Safari in North Myrtle Beach!  Join the Fun…April 17 – 26, 2015  Celebrate the biggest adult party on the East Coast!

shag2The Night Life is the Big Attraction:

  • Dancing the Shag to Beach Music
  • “Tea Parties” at Local Lounges in N. Myrtle Beach
  • Popular Bands playing on Main Street
  • SOS Parade on April 25th @ 1 PM!

sos1More Info @ www.shagdance.com

SOS Spring Safari…Where Friends Meet, To Enjoy the Lifestyle, Music, & Dance!

 

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat CollageDragon Boat Festival…April 20 – 24 Practices…Race Day , April 25th, Dragon Boat Festival 8 Am – 5 PM…Free Fest!

Venue: Grand Park… Market Common @ Myrtle Beach, SC

Dragon Boat RacesVisually Spectacular, Events held Round the World!

Dragon Boating is the fastest growing international team water sport today, featuring boats of 20 paddlers & 1 drummer in a competition to paddle across the Finish Line with the Fastest Time!Group ! Crew

More Info @ www.mygroundzero.com   OR Call: 843 -497-0580

Dragon Boat Festival:

  • Free Lunchtime Concert By: Group 1 Crew
  • Food
  • Vendors
  • Family Fun Zone

 

South Brunswick Islands CRAFT FAIR

Craft Fair framedCraft Fair…Saturday, June 20…10am – 3pm …Brunswick Community College …Reserve Table by: May 20th

Call: Gaye Fulford @ 910- 755-7419                                                       

 

 Military Appreciation Days

Military Appreciation Days are celebrated May 1 – 31, 2015! There are many events and activities in the Myrtle Beach area and All over the United States to Honor our Men and Women in Uniform…And their Families!

Viet-Nam-traveling-wallMilitary Appreciation Days in Myrtle Beach Include Special Tributes the military who served:

  • Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran’s Tribute…Noon on Saturday, May 2nd @ St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church…Honored  By: Rolling Thunders ® SC3. Following Opening Ceremonies and Lunch…There will be entertainment by Local Bands.
  • Vietnam War Veterans will be Honored by Display of theQuilt Collage Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, as well as, The Quilt of Tears…On Display Thursday, May 14 – Saturday, May 15….On Ocean Blvd. Between 8th & 9th Ave. North. Please Note:
    ***2015 is the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War***
  • Veteran’s March @ 9 AM on Monday, May 25th…16th Ave. N. – 9th Ave. N. A brief Ceremony will be at 11 Am at the former Pavilion Site.  This is a Veteran’s March…Not a Parade.

Military collageMilitary Appreciation Day Parade is Saturday, May 16th at 10:30 AM…Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach, SC.

U.S. Army Veteran, J.R. Martinez is the Grand Marshall of the Parade to Honor our Military for their service to our country. J. R. Martinez was also a Dancing With The Stars Champion.   

AndrewThielenBigBand04 framedFollowing the Parade, there will be a picnic from Noon – 2 PM… Free for All Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families. National Guard and Reserve Members are invited & honored at the picnic.  The Andrew Theilen Big band will Entertain at this event!

 More Information on Military Appreciation Days @ www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Entertainment in Myrtle Beach

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alabama collageThe Alabama Theatre at Barefoot Landing has quality entertainment nightly with The ONE Show of singing and dancing plus comedy! Alabama Theatre Special Guest Shows for this month include:

  • Oak Ridge Boys…Saturday, April 18 @ 7 PM
  • The Platters, Legacy of the Miracles & The Coasters…Saturday, April 25 @ 7 PM
  • Eddie Miles ” A Salute to Elvis & Country Legends”…Sunday, April 26 @ 7 PM
  • Rick Alviti & Rick Alviti Showband – “That’s the Way it Was” – Tribute to Elvis…Sunday, May 3 @ 7 PM
  • Eddie Miles…”Salute to Elvis & Country Legends…Sunday, May 17 @ 7 PM

Reservations @ www.alabama-theatre.com  Or Call: 843 – 272-1111

 

Barefoot Landing

barefoot Landing collage1Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, & Fun @ Barefoot Landing, Highway 17 South in N. Myrtle Beach

bf Princess RB collageSightseeing and Dinner Cruises on the Barefoot Princess Riverboat @ www.mbriverboat.cvom

 Check out…All That Barefoot Landing has to offer You & Your Family @ www.bflanding.com  Or Call: (843) 272-8349  Or  (800) 272-2320

 

************Restaurant of the Month************

Bagel Dock

NEW cafeThe Bagel Dock Cafe is a “Favorite Way to Start Your Day” in Calabash, NC!  Many Folks who live here are Regulars at the Cafe for Breakfast And/Or Lunch! Word Spread Fast and visitors to the area made The Bagel Dock Cafe a favorite of theirs, also! Carmine and Margaret Barbaro from Long Island, New York…Opened the Bagel Dock Cafe with their wonderful Long Island Bagel Skills! The Bagel Dock Cafe immediately became popular for the variety and flavor of their tasty bagels & delicious Spreads…All made Fresh Daily!

Bagel Collage 2Carmine and Margaret have had Bagel Cafes in Long Island and New Jersey before moving to North Carolina. They had one “Union Bagel” and two “Bagel Masters”. Bagel Masters is a good name for them, as they truly are Bagel Masters! Barbaro couple moved to Calabash after visiting a relative who lived in the area a few years ago. Now they call Calabash Home!

The Bagel Dock Cafe that they started in Calabash originally was so successful that they knew they needed a larger venue to accommodate their many customers. So, the Grand Opening of their NEW Bagel Dock Cafe was on April 3, 2015.  The new building is twice the size of their original location and is located at 1162 River Road in Calabash…The road to the Calabash Waterfront! It is also very popular already…With Regular and New Folks meeting there daily for Good Food & Friendship!

BDock collageBagels & Spreads Include:

  • Bagels with Butter or a variety of Flavors of Cream Cheese
  • Baker’s Dozen (13 Bagels)
  • Mini Bagels
  • Flats…With Butter Or Cream Cheese
  • Muffins
  • Lox Spread on a Bagel

Spreads Include:

  • Veggie
  • Scallion
  • Sun-Dried Tomato
  • Apple Cinnamon
  • Jalapeno
  • Raisin Walnut
  • Olives & Pimento

Variety of Breakfast Sandwiches:

  • 1 Egg…With Bacon, Ham, Sausage, Or Taylor Ham
  • Hungry Man…3 Eggs, Ham, Bacon, and Cheese on a Sub Roll with Bacon & Cream Cheese, Sliced Nova, Cream Cheese, Onion, & Tomato…Add Cheese  If You Please

Bagel Guest CollageLunch Specialty Sandwiches…Served with Side of Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad Or Cola Slaw & A Pickle.  Wedge Sandwiches On Your Choice of Bagel, Roll, Whole Wheat, White :

  • Honey Como…Grilled Honey Maple Turkey Topped with Swiss Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, & Honey Mustard
  • Chicken Cutlet Classic…Golden Chicken Cutlet with melted mozzarella & Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato
  • The Club…Choice of Turkey, Ham, Or Roast Beef with Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato
  • Ragin Cajun…Grilled Cajun Style Roast Beef with melted Havarti Cheese with Jalapenos & Sauteed Onions
  • The Reuben…Corned Beef Or Pastrami topped with Sauerkraut & melted Swiss Cheese
  • The Cheesesteak…Eye-round Roast Beef, Sauteed Onions, Grilled red & green Peppers covered with melted American Cheese
  • The Melt…Solid White Tune Or Chicken Salad with melted Muenster Cheese & Tomato
  • Turkey Melt…Grilled Roasted Turkey with melted Swiss Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers
  • Godfather…Ham Cappy, Genoa Salami, Provolone Cheese, lettuce, Tomato, Oil & Vinegar

Burgers…Served with FF, Cole Slaw, & Pickle:

  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • Bacon Cheeseburger

boars_head_logoVariety of Other Sandwiches with Boars Head Meats, Honey Ham, White Fish, Lite Veggie Tuna, Hard Salami, Grilled Cheese…And More!You can also order the delicious Boar’s Head products to Take Home.  Enjoy Asiago Cheese Bagels & Bread…Party Plates, too, Just for You!

Pancakes, Waffles, & Salads are among the NEW Menu Items at the New Bagel Dock Cafe & Deli…On River Road! 

Bagel grand openingBagel Dock & Deli Hours: Monday – Saturday…6AM – 3PM & Sundays 6AM – 2PM!  New York Style Bagels..Fresh Daily…YUM! The Bagel Dock Cafe & Deli Grand Opening Excitement is “In The Air”… At their NEW Location On River Road…ENJOY!

BPGolfPicMonkey-Collage-Brunswick-Golf-CollageCalabash, known for great Seafood Restaurants, also has the Best New York Style Bagels…Outside of New York!   Savory Bagels for Breakfast & Lunch …Another reason Brunswick Plantation And Golf Resort ® is truly a Two State Solution to Fun…YUM!

 

 

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