Soaring Angels…Celestial Sounds of Seaside United Methodist

Angels 2Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is the perfect location for active folks from far and near! There is something for everyone, and opportunities to share your talents! The “Soaring Angels” of Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach serenade us with their celestial sounds at church as well as a variety of other events.

Seaside collageThe “Soaring Angels” are a group of six lovely women, members of Seaside United Methodist Church, who formed a singing group. Five of the six “Angels” also live at Brunswick Plantation. In September The “Soaring Angels ” will have been sharing their angelic lyrical talents through performances for others in Coastal Carolina for 10 years! What a Divine Blessing…Music to everyone’s Ears!

 “Soaring Angels”…In The Beginning!

Angels trioThey say it all started with two of the Angels, Lorraine Usher and Ellie Allen,  singing solos at the Seaside Untied Methodist Church. It was suggested by Choir Director, Kathryn Parker, that they sing a duet together. This grew to a trio to include Nancy Jack, who later retired from the group. It was after the “Soaring Angels” sang at Pat and Ron Melvin’s wedding at Seaside United Methodist Church, that Pat Melvin joined the group to complete the Angelic Trio. The “Soaring Angels” then became the six member group that it is today. The additional “Angels of Harmony” included Eleanor Tucker, Pat Haniquet, and Peg Frankfurt. They sang as Angels and decided to Soar…Soaring Angels it Was and Is Today…Directed and joined in song by Kathryn Parker!

June 11, 2014 @ Arbor Landing Their Angelic Spirit Flows through their songs to inspire and comfort…”All Who Hear” their Sweet Sound! These “Angels of Harmony” say that they enjoy Harmony together on and off the stage! They all remain friends enjoying the Joy of Music and Life when ever they are together…Which is as often as their busy lives allow! Traveling is another pleasure that delights them!

Where the “Soaring Angels” Perform 

The “Soaring Angels” perform at Seaside United Methodist Church…Singing Anthems, Offertory, and for Funerals and Memorial Services.  They also perform for community groups…Such as The “Red Hat” Society.  They do Caroling for Shut-Ins and at Nursing Homes. pelicans 2013They have also performed at the Myrtle Beach Mall and at the Christmas Program sponsored by the Old Bridge Society of Sunset Beach.The “Soaring Angels” will be singing for the noon “Good Friday” service at Seaside United Methodist Church on April 3rd. You can also hear there melodic voices at 7pm…June 18th at The Pelicans Baseball Field. They have been singing the National Anthem at the Pelican’s games for quite awhile!  What a wonderful way to honor our Star Spangled Nation with Celestial Harmony!

If you would like the “Soaring Angels” to perform for your group…You may contact Kathryn Parker, Minister of Music & Director of Music Ministries at Seaside United Methodist Church At 910-579-5753 Or by E-Mail at  These Angels sing for your enjoyment and service to you…What a Blessing!    FYI…The Soaring Angels do take a summer break after their June performance at Pelican Field for their Traveling Fun! Angels do like to keep their Spirit…In Tune!

Arbor Landing Performance

angels hatsI was recently able to attend their musical performance at Arbor Landing at Ocean Isle Beach.  The did a medley of songs that including spirituals. as well as well known songs for the Easter and Spring season. We have some photos to share this lovely event with you!

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Tis the Season…Enjoy All of the Spirit of the Season with the Harmony of our “Soaring Angels”! May You and Yours be Blessed with the Gentle Spirit of Love…Now and Always!

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Angel logoBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® Welcomes you to join us in the Sweet Harmony of Coastal Living

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Golf News from the Pro 3.15 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:

Spring is here and we are looking for some beautiful weather here in coastal North Carolina. My staff and I are happy to see everyone playing golf.

  • Members may only make starting times in the morning the months of March and April 48 hours in advance. Afternoon times may be scheduled seven days out.
  • Also, the pro-shop has been offering a 30% discount on specific items.
  • The tee schedule has changed to 7:30-9:40 starting all three tees in the Morning, and 12:20-2:30 in the afternoon. We will have no availability between 9:40 and 12:20 due to the crossing over of are nines.
    Late starting times will be available after 4 pm.

Thanks to Golf Course Super Rob Vaughan and his staff for their efforts throughout this unusually wet early spring.
Did you know?
Seventy percent of all your strokes during your round are played from 75 yards and in? So, what does that mean?
Answer: If you want to improve, practice your short game. Golfers spend too much time beating range balls and forget about the important parts of the game. Break your practice time up in two parts. If one practices for two hours spend 25% of your time hitting balls and the other 75% on your short game. Try this for one month and see how your scores plummet!
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 3.15

sunset-at-sunset-beach-2010-21.jpg.1140x481_defaultDay Light, Day Bright, We can see the Sun later each night…Since Daylight Savings Time!  We now have a longer time to enjoy the many pleasures of Spring and Summer! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® can play golf…Or just Play as the sun or lovely coastal sunsets light our way! There are many opportunities to enjoy it all near us in North and South Carolina! We are sharing a few that may be enticing to You!

bcclogo (1)Odell Williamson Auditorium @ Brunswick Community College

“Yesterday and Today” By: Billy NcGuigan & Brothers

Beatles yesterdayshowpicThursday, March 19 @ 7:30pm…Billy McGuigan’s “Yesterday and TodayConcert… Takes the incredible music of “The Beatles” and personalizes it with stories and perspectives of audience members. They bring you the Life and Heart of the Beatles’ catalogue of music! Their concert is as deep and varied as the Beatles themselves!

Clarence Carter and Roy C…Live In Concert

Roy & Clarence CollageSaturday, April 4, 2015 @ 8pm…Present a concert of Soulful Rock and Roll Music  of the 60’s!


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

LBS DenverSaturday, April 18, 2015 @ 7:30pm…Long Bay Symphony Featuring Tom Beck Present “A Tribute to John Denver”!

Tom Becker is a former member of the Legendary Folk Group, The new Christie Minstrels. Tom and his band celebrate the music of John Denver in this intimate and uplifting tribute!

Info and Tickets to these Odell Williamson Auditorium Concerts in Supply, NC @ Or Call: 910-755-7416


Long Bay Symphony

Long Bay TeaSunday, March 22, 2015 @ 2pm-4pm…Tea and Symphony “In The Garden”… At the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum @ 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC.

“A Green, Growing Garden, A Good Cup of Tea, A Day Touched by Sunshine, A Warm Memory!” Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with Good Friends.  Sip a hot-cup of wonderful tea and nibble on delicious home-made Tea Treats!  

Tickets are $40 …Call: 843-448-8379 Or @  All Proceeds benefit the Long Bay Symphony Youth orchestra.

Museum of Coastal Carolina…Family Day

Family-Day-at-the-OIB-MuseumSaturday, April 4, 2015…10am – 2pm Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach,NC …Hosts its popular Family Day.

Family Day Offers:

  • Free & Low Cost Activities for Kids
  • Food & Soft Drinks
  • Games
  • Make and Take Home Crafts
  • Kids can explore an Ocean Isle Beach Fire truck and Sea Rescue Boat!
  • The Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Rescue Organization is on hand to answer questions about the Sea Turtles that nest on Ocean Isle Beach every Summer.

Museum-of-Coastal-CarolinaInside the Museum, Explore:

  • Its Themed Galleries
  • Exhibits
  • Live Animal Touch Tank

General admission to the Museum is FREE…10am – 2pm for Brunswick County Residents With ID on Family Day! Admission to All others is    $2 Per Person. If you have any questions, Please call the Museum @ 910-579-1016 Or go to


Calabash Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt

Easter Parkecp3Saturday, March 21,2015 @ 11am – 1pm…Welcome to  the Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt at the Calabash Park, sponsored by the Calabash Community Services Committee!

Kids: Remember to bring Your Easter Basket!

Parents: Don’t Forget to Bring Your Camera!

Easter on the Old Bridge

Easter Old bridgeSaturday, April 4th, 2015…1pm – 3pm @ Old Sunset Beach Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive West…Hop on Over to the Old Bridge  for a special Easter event for All Ages:

  • Easter Parade
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Egg Roll
  • Face Painting
  • Admission is FREE & ALL are WELCOME!
  • Ham Biscuits, Decorated Cupcakes, & Beverages are available to Visitors FREE of Charge…Compliments of OBPS Volunteers!

More Info for this Special Event: Call 910-363-6585  Or @ Old Bridge Preservation Society website.


North Carolina Azalea Festival

Azalea iconWednesday, April 8 – Saturday, April 11…Multiple Events, In and Around, Wilmington, NC

Celebrate SPRING…Southern Style

Azalea KristenMeet Azalea Festival Queen, Kristen Haglund! Kristen had the honor of serving as Miss America 2008! During this time, she served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network. In 2009 she founded the Kristen Haglund Foundation, whose mission it is to fundraise to provide treatment scholarships to assist families and individuals battling eating disorders.

Welcome to the “Best Party in the South”…Rich Array of Artwork, Gardens, History, & Culture Featuring:

  • Azalea CollageQueen’s Official Coronation…April 8 @ 3pm @ Wilmington Convention Center Grand Lawn
    All are Welcome to this Free Event!

  • Azalea Parade in Historic Downtown Wilmington…Saturday, April 11: 9:30am – 11:30am Enjoy Marching Units & Bands, Floats, Azalea Queen and Her Court, Azalea Princess & More!

  • Historic Home Tours…April 11 & 12

  • Multicultural Stage with Live Music & Children’s Multicultural March”…Check Website for Times & Shows!

  • Concert Series

  • Art Show

  • Cole Brothers Circus

  • Airlie Luncheon Garden Party

  • Cape Fear Azalea Club Tour

  • Boxing Competition

  • Fireworks…Over the Majestic Cape Fear River Saturday, April 11 @ 9pm

Azaleanew-5k-logo-880x350The NC Azalea Festival Fun Walk Kicks Off Azalea Festival Week   The AZALEA 5K/10K  FUN WALK...Saturday, April 4… Early in the Morning & is Done by 10am .  Event starts at Mayfaire at Try Sports Field & Benefits “Big Buddy”!

Concerts on the Miller Lite Stage Include:

Alan Jackson 2**Alan Jackson “Keepin It Country” Tour,  also with Jon Pardi & Brandy ClarkApril 9 @ 7pm

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**Nelly, Grammy Award-Winning Rap Superstar & Actor… April 10 @ 7pm

There is more about these events and Much More @

Area Winery Events

Silver Coast Winery Events

Silver PhotoSilver Coast Winery…Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Hawaiian Luau

Silver _events_3961_hawaiian luauSaturday, March 28, 2015 @ 3pm -7pm…Hawaiian Luau

Chief Kamu’s Fire & Hula Show @ 4:30

Todd House Catered Menu :

  • Whole Pig on the Grill
  • Grilled Chicken with Pineapple, Peppers, & Onions
  • 4 Way Baked Beans
  • Potato Salad
  • Rolls & Cornbread
  • Banana Pudding
  • Peach Cobbler

Live Music By: Burch Barnes

Tickets are $30 Per Person & Must be Pre-Purchased by March 18th.

Silver Coast Winery  @ 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, NC! Website:

Friday Night Music With John Cubito

john cubito 2Every Friday Night in March: 4pm – 6pm…Silver Coast Winery has Live Music with John Cubito!  “Come Enjoy the Music & The Fun”!

Silver Coast Winery Art Show

Silver Coast artIn the Gallery…Enjoy an Ongoing Art Show with featured artists:

  • David NcCune
  • Steven Schuman
  • Suzanne C. Hunady

 Saturday, March 21, 2015…2pm – 4pm… Artists Without Borders Art Show, In the Barrel Room

Lite Refreshments will be servedMusic provided by: Awesome Walter Band        ALL are Invited to Attend!

Opening Night at the Pelican’s Baseball Game

SC pelicansThursday, April 9, 2015…Bus leaves Silver Coast Winery Parking Lot @ 4:45 pm For Game Time 7:05pm!  Pelicans vs. Wilmington Bluerocks

$1 Beer from 6pm – 8pm…Silver Coast Wine is the  Exclusive Wine at Pelican Stadium!

Picnic, Game, & Transportation…ALL for $35 Per Person! Picnic Menu:

  • Unlimited Seasoned Chicken Quarters!
  • Hamburgers
  • Hot Dogs
  • Cole Slaw
  • Potato Chips
  • Cookies
  • Soda
  • Tea

Limited to 38 People…Call 910-287-2800 to Purchase Your Tickets by March 26! Let’s Root for the Home Team!

Hooked On Dancin’…Instructional Line and Partner Dancing

silvercoast-dancing-barrel-roomWednesdays…March 18th & 25th PLUS Sundays…March 15th & 22nd @ 2:30 – 5pm on Both Days!

Hooked on Dancin’ with Jim & Wanda York….Enjoy Instructional Line & Partner Dancing in the Barrel Room at Silver Coast Winery!  Join In for Line & Partner Dancing!

La Belle Amie Winery Events

La Belle Amie iconLa Belle Amie Vineyard…1120 Saint Joseph Rd., Little River, SC

Spring Swing/Big Band Fest

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 Saturday, March 21, 2015…Spring Swing/Big Band Fest at La Belle Amie Winery…Noon – 6pm

Enjoy Live Swing/Big Band Music at its Best…Noon to 5pm By; The Andrew Thielen Big Band, & also By: Ed Torres!

Admission: $10 Per person…If you Bring 2 cans of canned/dry good items for area Food Bank, You receive $3 Off Admission!

Food: Smokin’ Pitt BBQ, and The Vineyard Grill

Bring a Lawn Chair and a Friend and Join the Jun!

 Blues & Jazz Fest 

Saturday, April 4th…Blues and Jazz Fest ($8)

For More Info, Call: La Belle Amie Winery @ 843-399-WINE (9463) Or Check Out this Fest and More @

la-belle-amie-vineyard-01On the La Belle Amie Website….Learn More about Wine Wednesdays, Bonfire Saturday, La Belle Amie Wine Tasting Room and Gift Shop, Vineyard Tours! La Belle Amie Vineyards is “Home of twisted Sisters Wine”! Cheers!


 Pee Dee Street Rodders…”Run to the Sun” Car & Truck Show

Pee D RodThursday, March 19, Friday, March 20, AND Saturday, March 21…8am – 5pm Each Day…“Run to the Sun” Car & Truck Show is in Myrtle Beach @ the Former Site of Myrtle Beach Square Mall.

Myrtle Beach PeeDee Street Rodders Invites You to the…“Run to the Sun XXVII” is the “Largest Independent Car & Truck Show on the East Coast” with 3,000-Plus Cars & trucks from All Over the US!  Check it out @ www.peedeestreetrodders

Alabama Theatre Guest Concert Series

Alabama Theatre ONE_The_Show_002Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach

Call: 1-800-342-2262  Or

Eddie Miles…A Salute to Elvis and Country Legends

Eddie_Miles_Christmas ShowSunday,  March 22 at 7pm…Eddie Miles “A Salute to Elvis and country Legends”


Three Dog Night

Three3dog 2Saturday, March 28 at 7pm…“Three Dog Night”, Legendary music icons, celebrate their 4th decade bringing with them some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music!


 Oak Ridge Boys

Oak Ridge frameSaturday, April 18 at 7pm…The Oak Ridge Boys will perform On Stage at the Alabama Theatre! The Oak Ridge Boys have the longest history of any current act in Country Music…Honoring them with multiple Grammy, Doves, & Country Music Awards!


Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach

barefoot Landing collage1Barefoot Landing… Entertainment, Restaurants, and Shopping Galore for you to Enjoy…Check it all out @

The Carolina Opry

Carolina Opry BuildingCalvin Gilmore Theater at 8901 North King’s Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC Call: 800-843-6779  Or Website @

 Carolina Opry Shows

carolina callage The Carolina Opry …Award Winning Show blends two hours of high-energy Music, Comedy and Dance!

Good Vibrations…The best Music, Comedy, and Dance of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s blended with rich Multicultural Screens, Special Effects, and Elaborate Costuming…All performed Live by the Award-Winning cast of the Carolina Opry!

Thunder and Light…Dance, Laser, and Magic Show: Starring ALL THAT! Live production Stars the Nationally Renowned Clogging group…ALL THAT!

Light…Blaze of Movement and Color from the Blazers, coupled with Music & Theme Production, creates a moving and unforgettable experience!


Broadway at the Beach

Broadway_at_the_Beach framedBroadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach has Entertainment, Restaurants, and Shopping Galore for you to Enjoy…Check It All Out @


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

Derbsters Restaurant & Sport Lounge

Derbsters Restaurant and Sport Lounge is a favorite with local Folks….Friendly Atmosphere, Delicious Food, and Excellent Service!

Derbsters roomsDerbsters was started by Rose and Bill Cordeiro 25 Years ago and is still a Favorite Place to “Meet and Greet” while you Eat! Rose and Bill, Boston natives and former teachers, relocated to Calabash to start Derbsters…Celebrating Derbster’s 25th Anniversary this Summer!

Menu includes Steaks and Seafood , as well as Sandwiches…Something for Everyone! Their Shepherd’s Pie is Particularly Tasty! Derbsters is open: Tuesday – Saturday…3pm-9pm And Sunday…Noon – 9pm.

Derbsters KFriends enjoy meeting in Derbsters’ Sports Bar to laugh and socialize. Every Friday, they also sing…Along with Cheryl Z,  Doing Karaoke from 7:30 – 11:30 Every Friday! A Good Time Is Had By ALL! Cheryl has been doing Karaoke at Derbsters for 15 Fun Years! Sounds like they are All In Tune!

Cheryl works at the 19th Hole at Brunswick Plantation Mon. – Wed. mornings. You might stop in to say “Hello”! Cheryl clued us in on a great way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day this Year…@ Derbsters…With Cheryl to lead the way Hosting Karaoke from 4:30 – 8:30 on this St. Patrick’s Day! Cheryl Z will be playing your Favorite Irish Music along with the Karaoke…Making Everyone Irish Proud!

Derbsters Saint Patrick’s Day Party …Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Pat's npjDerbsters Hosts their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party…Starting at 4pm & Includes:

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  • An ALL YOU CAN EAT Irish Buffet
  • Plated Irish Dinner
  • Regular Menu…Featuring Everything From:
  •  Burgers
  • To Salmon
  • Prime Rib is also Available

Derbsters is a Good Place to Celebrate…Saint Patrick’s Day & Every Day!  You’ll Love the Crowd and the Ambiance as well as the Food!

beach life 2Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® Welcomes You and Yours to Join Us &  Enjoy…A Better Way of Life in Coastal Carolina! The Food is Good and “The Living is Easy”! Cheers!




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Brunswick Plantation News and Events 3.15

BP CollageBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is a great place to welcome Spring in Coastal Carolina. Folks who live in the lovely gated community are  always planning ways to share the Fun for Everyone! We have some interesting activities and entertainment happening again this month.  Choose your favorites and Join the Fun!

(NIS) Neighbors In Service Present Evening Speaker…Author, Bill Walker!

PEEDEEindexTuesday, March 31st @ 7pm…Come hear about the Legendary Black Water River, the Pee Dee River, as author Bill Walker recants his kayaking journey with Southern naturalist, L.L. Gaddy, full of history and obstacles along the way! The Pee Dee River is most famous for its association with Revolutionary War hero, Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox! Bill Walker, this eastern South Carolina resident, had a 28 year career writing for the Stars and Stripes as well as reporting and editing for newspapers.  He also has a PhD in eastern European history. Call the Facilitator’s Office at 287-4604 to sign up for this Fascinating  FREE Event!

BINGO at the Brunswick House

Bingo bright ballsWednesday, March 18…7pm with doors open at 6:30pm BINGO Night with 12 games for $10 admission that covers ALL Cards for the evening! $125 Cash Jackpot Prize! ALL proceeds donated to local charities.  Soft Drinks are available. FREE Popcorn! Come on out for a FUN Evening!

“Sequence Group” Welcomes New  Players

sequenceimagesA new Sequence Group is in the process of being formed and is expected to be held either biweekly or on a monthly basis.  This will be determined by the players once the group has been finalized.  If you would like to participate, please call Linda Stigile @ 287-5096 Or Cell # 302-249-7288 for additional information. You do not have to know how to play as this Fun game is quite simple and will only take one afternoon of playing to learn. Those who have joined are… Laughing a Lot and Loving It!


Red Hats “Sweet 16″ Event

Red Hat 16Thursday, April 16…11am – 3:30pm Come Celebrate  the Red hats’ 16th Anniversary at our “Sweet 16″ Event! Bring your lunch, drink, and game of choice to the Brunswick House.  We will supply Coffee, Cake, and a “50-50″ Drawing!

RSVP at the Facilitators’ Office by April 13. Have a Sweet Time at the Red Hats “Sweet 16″ Celebration!

Trivia Night

Trivia nightSaturday, April 18…6:30pm – 10pm @ The Brunswick House “2015 Homeowners for Hospice” Trivia Night!

Trivia Night:

  • 8 Rounds of 10 Questions
  • Teams of 6 Each
  • Room for 20 Teams
  • $15 Per Person
  • Get a jump on the competition by buying answers for $5 Each!
  • Signup as a Team Or as a Single & Be assigned to a Team!

Registration at the Facilitators’ Office (Deadline April 11th) Don’t wait to sign up!!!

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Schneider (910-232-7558) OR Joan Miller (910-575-0104)
There will be a 50/50 Drawing at the end of the evening!

Enjoy a Fun Filled Competitive Evening with your Friends & Neighbors…Help our community reach its annual goal in Support of Hospice!


Fitness with Friends at Brunswick Plantation

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FREE Walking Program

walking ss_101528898_L_wThe FREE Indoor Walking program is growing by leaps and bounds…But we still have room for those who are serious about getting some good Cardio Exercise and possibly getting into better shape! Program begins promptly at 8am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and SaturdayAnd Runs just over an hour on each of those days. You will need sneakers and one day we use bands as part of our program…On another day we use weights (1-3 lbs. is good) but these items are NOT Necessary to follow along with the instructor on DVD.


  1. All participants following this program do so at their own risk
  2. This is a FREE Program for All Residents.

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

WS0800Thursday Gentle Yoga at 10:00 am

This is a gentle class suitable for every Body without pressure on wrists or knees.  This class includes linking breath to movement and stretching to improve mobility and flexibility. All poses are done seated, supine, or standing to improve muscle tone, balance, strength, and stability.

Yoga PosterSaturday Vinyasa Yoga at 10:00 am

This is a mixed level practice suitable for both beginner and experienced yogis who have few or no physical limitations (Some modifications are available). This class will help you build strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. March classes will be held on 3/14, & 3/28 2015!  April dates will be posted in the Facilitator’s news, also. All classes will take place in the Brunswick House Ballroom.

Cost is $5 per Class. Please call Michele Dorland at 910-880-2509 with any questions. Namaste!

Brunswick Plantation Water Aerobics

water aerobics quotesd9fc20101b00640c8d24f479793036d7BP offers Water Aerobics classes on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, @ 8am and & Saturday @ 8:30am. All classes are held at the Brunswick House pools, indoors for now and outdoors by mid-May, weather permitting! All classes are taught by a certified instructor who shows you how to do each move, and work all parts of the body.

water aerobic80380012If you have tried land aerobics or other similar movements and just couldn’t keep up, or found that shoulders, back, knees, or hips couldn’t take the strain, try water aerobics! These are low-impact movements that exercise your core, promote better balance, stretch and work muscles, and give a good workout, without potential damage.

For Rates and other Information…Call Annette Mauro at 287-4872. Annette says: Join us for Exercise Socialization, and FUN!

 Streetreach Program

Streetreach Brunswick CO.The Streetreach program, who serve the homeless,vets,etc., is in need of single size shampoos, soaps, conditioners, toothpastes, toothbrushes,etc. for the clients they serve. A church in the area opens its doors once a week for clients to take showers and the single size items work best.  many Thanks for all you have already donated.  Please leave your donations in the basket provided outside the Facilitator’s Office.      Thank You, Kathy Mazei


****Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole Events****

“Elvis and Friends” Dinner Show…Presented by MSJR Productions

Elvis Michael slkolik 300x300Saturday, March 21st…“Elvis and Friends” Dinner Show at Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole! $20 Per Person…Enjoy Dinner and Show with “Elvis” Michael Sololik Jr. and Friends!

Dinner at 6pm and the “Elvis and Friends” perform at 7pm Check out them out on Facebook @ Michael Sololik Jr. 

Brunswick Plantation Golf Membership

Playing golf. Golf club and ball. Preparing to shotTuesday, March 24th….Brunswick Plantation Golf Membership…Event for Brunswick Plantation Golf Members.


“Parrot Party” Dinner Show

Parrot head party BuffetThursday, April 9th…”Parrot Party” Show and Dinner

$20 Per Person…Enjoy Dinner @ 6pm and “Parrot Party” Show at 7pm!

Liverpool – Carolina’s BeatlesExperience & Dinner Show

beatles Carolina LiverpoolhqdefaultSaturday, April 25th…Liverpool – Carolina’s Beatles Experience Show and Dinner

$20 Per Person…Enjoy Dinner @ 6pm and Liverpool – Carolina’s Beatles Experience Show @ 7pm!

Reservations for You and Your Friends & More Info: Please Call the Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole at 845-6902.

Let us Entertain You!


spring_031“Spring is in the Air”…Everywhere! Folks at  Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort® Welcome You to enjoy the Season with them in Coastal Carolina! Lots of Fun for Everyone right here… On the Plantation  and Beyond! Ya’ll Come!

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Beach Music…A Lifestyle of “Beach and Shag”

Beach Shag7e205235f3fb1631cafd50dfc2b22a87Beach Music…Also known as Carolina Beach Music, is very popular in North and South Carolina. It has a perfect beat for the Carolina Shag…A dance with a smooth rhythm & gliding steps. Music with a 4/4 “Blues Shuffle” rhythmic structure and moderate-to-fast Tempo is best for the ‘Shag”…”Beach Music” fits that “Beat”!

Beach Music Style

“Carolina Beach Music” combines many Music Genres:

  • Rhythm & Blues
  • Soul Music
  • Little bit of Disco
  • Southern Rock
  • R & B
  • Big Band
  • Timeless Country

Beach Music combined with dancing the “Shag” is where people Meet to Greet…The Sand, Sea, and the Warm Southern Breeze of the Grand Strand!

“Beach Music” In the Beginning!

Shag Collage 2“Beach Music” began to develop as early as 1946! Most people agree that the Ocean Drive section of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina had the most influence with teenagers and college students vacationing at the beach! During time through the mid-1950’s…Young people flocked to the bars and pavilions of the Carolina Beaches where “The Shag” dance was becoming a very popular phenomenon! They loved the R&B along with Jazz instrumentals on the jukeboxes…And the “Beach Clubs” where R&B artists performed Live! The term “Beach Music” began to emerge in the mid-1960’s, and actually was spawned from the memorable experiences of dancing the “Shag” to this music at a variety of venues…By the Sea!

“Beach Bands”

Carolina_Beach_Music 2“Beach Bands” are music artists that came into prominence in the mid-1960’s to early 1970’s! They were heavily influenced by the sound of Motown and other leading R&B labels of the day. Many of the bands got their start backing the famous R&B Soul artists who played at the Myrtle Beach Pavilion, the Spanish Galleon, the Afterdeck, Fat Harold’s, and The Beach Club in Myrtle Beach.  The Embers Club in Raleigh and clubs in  Atlantic Beach were among other popular venues. These venues featured many of the popular regional bands. The Embers, the Tassels, the Catalinas, and the Rivieras are some examples of these popular Bands.

SOS…”Society of Stranders”

shag ODf3c56c5a1cb8790c63637c99a20b9741The Society of Stranders started in the 1980’s as a small social gathering of “Shag” enthusiasts , “Beach Diggers”  & former lifeguards meeting yearly in the Ocean Drive Section of North Myrtle Beach.  SOS quickly grew to become a major Spring event!

Around that time a Fan magazine called…It Will Stand “(from the song of that name by “The Showmen”) began to examine the history of Shag Music. This created an enthusiasm for the Shag and younger artists began to emerge!Some became members of established groups and other formed groups of their own.  Dedicated “Beach Music” charts appeared and regional radio stations playing “Beach Music” began to increase.

Jimmy Buffet cites “Beach Music” as a major influence.  He paid homage to it on his CD… “Beach House on the Moon“!

Other Shaggers favorites with a “Beach Music” Feel include:

  • “Some Beach” By: Blake Shelton
  • “Dancin, Shagging On The Boulevard” By: Alabama
  • “Need You Now” By: Lady Antebellum
  • “When the Sun Goes Down” By: Kenny Chesny

National and International Pop Artists have also contributed to “Beach Music”…Including:

  • Rod Stewart
  • Adele
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Robin Thicke
  • Justin Timberlake

shag-festival“Beach Music” Awards shows were sponsored by Virginia entrepreneur , John Aragona, beginning in 1981. These shows featured 20 of Beach Music’s Stars and Groups, ten Los Angeles Based Dancers, 20 professional Shag Dancers, and a twenty-piece Back-Up Band…Performing 50 of Beach Music hits!  These shows brought new awareness to the wide appeal of this music!

These “Beach Music” Awards Shows set the stage for the CAMMY Awards Show…First held in Salisbury, NC, moved to Charlotte, NC and the to Myrtle Beach, SC…Where they have an annual event under their new name, The Carolina Beach Music Awards!

cbmalogo 2The Carolina Beach Music Awards (CBMA),  also known as CAMMY Awards Show is now a Five-Day Showcase and party for the Fans & Bands, with shows all along the strip in North Myrtle Beach! It culminates in a show at the Alabama Theatre! Check Out More @

“The Embers” Featuring Craig Woolard

The embers framedThe Embers “Heart and Soul of Beach Music” is a new film out now.  It is a 2 Hour Documentary…Told in their Own Words! This thriving musical entity has “Left Their Mark” on listeners for decades!

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The Embers are in the “Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame”  for Beach Music & Rhythm and Blues!  Craig Woolard, the Featured Singer, is the Carolina “Male Vocalist of the Year” for 2014!  This is the 14th year Craig has received this award!

Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is proud to have “The Embers” Featuring Craig Woolard performing at Our 19th Hole TONIGHT…March 12, 2015 @ 7pm! We are looking forward to a delightful Beach Music evening with “The Heart & Soul of Beach Music”! And the Beat Goes On…In Coastal Carolina!

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Energy Star Save Money and the Environment this tax season- shared by Brunswick Plantation Living

Energy Saving SolutionsThe Construction Group by Caw Caw Land Corp, at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort, a coastal Carolina gated community, has been a proud Energy Star partner since 2010 . We want to help people save energy at home, period.

If you are considering purchasing a new home, an Energy Star certified home is the best choice for your family, the environment, and your wallet.  If you are interested in saving energy on the home you living in now….read on.

By: Brittney Gordon-Williams

As W2s and end-of-year statements pop up in everything from your mailbox to your inbox, it becomes quite clear that we have reached that time of year—tax time. But, there could be a bright spot as you approach filing your taxes this year. If you made certain energy efficient home improvements /purchases in 2013, this may be your year to reap the benefits of saving with ENERGY STAR.

What is Eligible?

ENERGY STAR products in the following categories are eligible for 10% of the product’s cost up to $500, or a specific amount from $50-$300. Products must have been purchased for an existing home that you use as your primary residence. These purchases must have been made by December 31, 2014.

• Air source heat pumps
• Central air conditioners
• Boilers
• Furnaces
• Insulation
• Roofs
• Non-solar water heaters
• Windows and doors

ENERGY STAR certified geothermal heat pumps are eligible for 30% of the product’s cost with no upper limit. Products must have been purchased for new or existing homes, and both primary and secondary residences may apply. This tax credit expires December 31, 2016.

If you made any of the above improvements last year, you will need to file the 2014 version of IRS form 5695, and submit it with your 2014 taxes by April 15, 2015. You should save your receipts and the manufacturer’s certification statement for your records. Check out for more details on filing for your credit.

There are still many ways to save energy, save money and protect the climate after tax season is over. Check out for simple ways to keep your energy bills low all year long.

Brittney Gordon is a member of the communications team for the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR program.

Interested in learning more about Energy Star homes?  CLICK HERE to see what we offer or DISCOVER BRUNSWICK NOW and schedule a real estate preview tour.

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St. Patrick’s Day …When Everyone’s Irish -At -Heart!

irish_blessing_cottageSaint Patrick’s Day is on March 17th each year with Celebrations on  that day and more! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort® have a variety of choices…On the Plantation and beyond it’s gates in Coastal Carolina! It’s our time to  honor Saint Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland…As well as celebrating the wit and charm of the Irish!

Saint Patrick…Patron Saint of Ireland

St. Patrick220px-Saint_Patrick_(window)Saint Patrick was born in Britain when it was a part of the Roman Empire. (His birth name was Maewyn and his time was AD 385 – 461)  He was from a Roman family in high standing, living in Britain where his father was an army officer in charge of the colonies. His father was also a deacon of the Christian Church. Patrick’s grandfather was a member of the clergy. Though he was from a Christian family, Patrick was not particularly religious as a boy. Patrick was kidnapped around at the age of 16 and served as a slave in Ireland for 6 years before escaping to a monastery in Gaul (France) where he converted to Christianity. According to his own writings in Patrick’s “Declaration”, while he was a slave, he served as a shepherd.  It was during that time that he says he personally “Found God”.  After leaving the convent and returning to his family in Britain, he later went to Ireland for mission work. Patrick found a a place as a cleric and later a Bishop in the Christian Faith.

While Christianity had already taken hold in Ireland, tradition has it that as Bishop, Patrick confronted the Druids at Tara and abolished their pagan rites. His action made Christianity more widespread. It was after his death that Patrick was named the Patron Saint of Ireland. Celebrations were understated in Ireland at the time. It was when the Irish emigrated to the United States, that they crated bigger celebrations and parades. It was a way for the Irish to connect with their roots after they moved to America…Lucky for us!

Saint Patrick Day Traditions

March 17…Saint Patrick’s Day

ST-PATRICKS-DAY2-images-and-graphicsThe date that Saint Patrick died was March 17, hence the day we celebrate his life!  Saint Patrick is buried in Ireland at the Village of Downpatrick. Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol are lifted for Saint Patrick’s Day!  Though it began as a religious holiday, through the years it has become more cultural with numerous celebrations!

Saint Patrick’s Day is now celebrated in many countries including Canada, Great Britain, Switzerland, Japan, South Korea, Russia…To name a few! It has also been honored by astronauts in the International Space Station:St. Pat's Coleman1024px-Catherine_Coleman_with_flutes_floating_in_spaceSt. Pat space1024px-Chris_Hadfield_in_the_Space_Station_on_Saint_Patrick's_Day

  • March 17, 2011 by Catherine Coleman with the Irish Flute
  • March 17, 2013 by Chris Hatfield dressed in Green!

As they say, on March 17th…Everyone is Irish!

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According to Legend…Saint Patrick used The Three Leaf Clover (Shamrock)  to explain the Holy-Trinity.

Green for Saint Patrick’s Day

irish flagtumblr_lqi329g7b31qa7ju7o1_4001Saint Patrick was originally known for the color blue…Known as Saint Patrick’s Blue. It was in the 17th Century that the color of Saint Patrick’s Day was green for a variety of reasons. There is green in the tri-colored flag of Ireland as well as in the flag of Irish revolutionary groups through history. emerald-isleIreland is known as the Emerald Isle! Also, the Shamrock, related to the legend of Saint Patrick, is green. The pinching of those not wearing green became an American tradition. It was to be a reminder that the leprechauns might sneak up and pinch anyone not wearing green!


***Dyeing the river Green in Chicago*** This became a Chicago tradition beginning in 1962 and is still honored every Saint Patrick’s Day!

White House Fountain Dyed Green for St. Patrick's DayThe White House Fountain is also dyed green to honor Saint Patrick’s Day!

green beerclose-up_of_green_beer_on_st_patricks_day_alh01056-512x522You might find some green beer being served at any saint Patrick’s Day celebration! Cheers!

Corn Beef and Cabbage

corned-beef-cabbage-wmCorn beef and cabbage is an Irish American dish.  The early Irish Americans were very poor and could not afford certain meals. The best meal they could afford on that special day was corn beef and cabbage which became a staple for the  holiday!

Saint Patrick’s Day Parades

Eighteenth Century Irish soldiers  who fought in the Revolutionary War held the first Saint Patrick’s Day Parades. These parades took on a different meaning and influence when Irish immigrants came to America. They reminded them of their roots and culture of the Irish!

St patnmbstpatsNow their are Saint Patrick’s day parades in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Savannah, and other cities worldwide!       ***We have a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, March 14, 2015!***  More detail to come in this article!

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral…New York City

StSaint Patrick’s Cathedral is the largest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States and is a prominent landmark of New York City! Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is built in the Neo-Gothic-style is located on 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan…And was opened to the public in 1879! This magnificent Cathedral is brick clad in marble and can seat  2,500 people. It is known, among other treasures, for it’s marvelous stained glass. The Rose Window, measuring 26 ft. in diameter, is above the Gallery Organ which has 7,000 Pipes. The second organ at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the Chancel organ.  There are a number of Masses there every day…A tribute to Saint Patrick, the Apostle of Ireland!

Honoring Saint Patrick and the Irish in Coastal Carolina

la-belle-amie-vineyardLa Belle Amie Winery…St. Pat’s Bonfire

Saturday, March 14, 2015…Noon – 5pm

Live Music By: Stringwood Trio…12:30 – 4:30pm

Food at the Vineyard Grill…Seating under the pavilion & cabanas Or Porch Vineyard Grounds

$3 and please bring your lawn chair and a Friend!


St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

St patrick's dayimagesSaturday, March 14, 2015…St. Patrick’s Parade at 9am on Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

Festival: 11am – 4pm  Includes:

  • Two Stages of Live Music
  • Children’s area with Rides & Amusements
  • 150 Vendors

    Celebrate being Irish and the Welcoming of Spring!


Annual Irish Fest

Saint Patrick's Day myrtle-beach-boardwalk-festivals-amp-events-myrtle-beach-boardwalk4Saturday, March 14…The Market Common, Valor Park in Myrtle Beach,SC

6th Annual great Family Friendly even for ALL!


St. Patrick’s Day Party…Castano’s Italian Steakhouse @ Barefoot Landing, N. Myrtle Beach, SC

castanos2 room & posterTuesday, March 17, 2015…St. Patrick’s Day Party:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Food Specials…Including Corn Beef & Cabbage,Dublin Coddle
  • Green Beer, Guiness
  • Party Favors
  • & More!                   Lots of FUN!


Irish LuckBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®, the Two State Solution to Fun welcomes you to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s day with us in Coastal Carolina! Begorrah…May the”Luck of the Irish be With You!



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Mark and Lou Redrick…”Nothing Could be Finer than to be in Carolina”!

ReddicksBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® in Calabash, N.C. and minutes from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, S.C. is Truly the Two State Solution to Fun! Mark and Lou Redrick moved to this lovely, gated golf community in 2005 and feel this is the best moving decision they ever made. Brunswick CollageThey moved here from Chicago and feel like they “Landed on another Planet” With… Great Beaches, Friendly People and Flowers blooming in the Spring!

Discovering Brunswick Plantation

Lou and Mark lived in Chicago and were ready to get out of the snow! idealfindanexpo1-300x118They went to Chicago Live South Shows…Now known as Ideal Living Shows. They checked out many other areas and states…Georgia and Tennessee, as well as places in North and South Carolina. They connected with Bob Layding who was there to represent Brunswick Plantation.  Bob was from Sommerset, PA. originally, and Lou and Mark had once lived near there in Greensburg, PA.

Bruswick golf villas flowers framedThey liked what was being presented and booked a few days at Commons I to see how they enjoyed the area. Brunswick Plantation framed entranceThey said they felt no  pressure and were impressed with what they saw, especially the entrance and beautiful drive the elegant, southern style Plantation House! They said they rang a doorbell to ask a couple living here how they like it, and the couple invited them in to chat. They visited with couple and shared a glass of wine. True Southern Hospitality sold them on living in this beautiful, friendly community!

Brunswick Activites Views Collage2Lou and Mark say that you buy a Lifestyle! They loved the Southern Architecture and Lifestyle design of Brunswick Plantation! Home prices were low, as well as the taxes! They bought a lot and worked with Todd Helf to design the home where they still live. They felt Todd was easy to work with, and they liked the fact that there are many models and all of the houses don’t look alike. Everything is different…A real southern community! Carolina Room20150224_195615They were able to have the inside design that they wanted with the Carolina room on the other side of the house than the models. It suited them there better and looks bright and cozy! They were also very happy with their construction, even though they were not here all of the time it was being built. They could really trust the builder! Mark and Lou say that they are so Happy living at Brunswick Plantation that “They just pinch themselves” that they should be so Fortunate!


Family photos20150224_195121Lou and Mark Redrick have a son, Randy, and a daughter, Renee. Both Randy and Renee live in Asheville, N.C. with their families. Randy lived in Alaska for 10 years before moving to Asheville, NC 2 years ago! Actually, Renee moved to Asheville first and was married there a week after Lou and Mark moved to Brunswick Plantation in 2005! They moved in on a Tuesday and went to Asheville for Renee’s wedding at the Botanical Gardens in Asheville the  following Saturday! Carolina is on the mind for this family!

 Happy Life

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Reddick's Grandchildren2Randy and his wife, Alice, have four children…3 boys and 1 girl: 13 year old Harbin, Milly Lou (10), Quinn (6), and Adler (4)!  Renee and her husband, Geoff Jiles, have a six year old daughter, Aria, and a two year old son, Simon.  Since they all live in Asheville, North Carolina, Lou and Mark get to see them often…Either in Asheville or at Brunswick Plantation.  The grandchildren enjoy visiting their grandparents during the Summer, Spring break and Christmas! There are a lot of Fun things to do in the area…Swimming, Beaches, Driving Range, mini-golf, Alligator Alley, Fort Fisher, children’s museums, and Ripley’s Aquarium, just to name a few! One of the things the Reddick’s love about this area is that there are Fun activities for all ages!

Alabama Theatre ONE_The_Show_002Some of the Redrick Family Favorite Entertainment includes:

  • The Alabama Theatre ONE Show & Guest Series
  • Ricky Mockel, Comedian
  • Long Bay Symphony Concerts
  • Brookgreen Gardens at Murrells Inlet
  • Biltmore Hotel in Asheville

Calabash-Town-sealCalabash is also know for the famous Calabash seafood! There a numerous good restaurants in the area that offer a variety of dishes…Seafood, Mexican, Vietnamese, Italian, whatever your taste buds desire! Some of Mark and Lou’s favorites include:

  • The Boundary House…Calabash
  • Gravy’s
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Casa Villa…Little River

Brunswick Plantation Golf….And More!

BPGolfPicMonkey-Collage-Brunswick-Golf-CollageThey also are pleased that you have a pristine 27 Hole Golf Course…Magnolia, Dogwood, and Azalea offer Fair and Friendly Golf for all levels and ages! Mark and Lou also appreciate it that Brunswick Plantation is also a great place to call home for those who do not play golf.  There are tennis courts and a variety of clubs available for folks of all interests. As they say…”Those who Play Together, Stay Together”!

Lou & Mark…Life Before Brunswick

Mark was originally from Miamisburg, Ohio…A little town South of Dayton. He graduated from the University of Dayton. Lou grew up in Oelwein, Iowa… near Cedar Rapids. After business school, Lou worked for the Wohl Shoe Company and was transferred to Dayton, Ohio as a manager. She was the first woman in the company to be sent to manage the business for them.

Polo Match…Goal!

Red anniverary collageMark had a high school buddy, Denny, who invited him to a Polo match in the area one day. As good luck would have it, another high school friend of Mark’s went to the match and invited Lou, her boss, to go to the match with her. That is how Mark and Lou met for the first time…At their very first Polo match! Seems like they made a Goal Score together that changed their life that day! They have only been to one other polo match years later, but the marriage has lasted much longer. They will celebrate their 42nd Wedding Anniversary on April 14, 2015! “Happy Anniversary” to our Favorite Brunswick Polo Pair!

20150224_195150_1Lou and Mark had a lovely home in Libertyville, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago,  before moving to North Carolina. Moving from the snow was their goal for a new Southern Lifestyle.  Brunswick Plantation filled the bill! Mark photosThey still enjoy traveling and Mark is quite a photographer! Some of his photos are displayed in their lovely home on Chatham Court.

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Lou is a photographer, also. She works for Lori’s Golf Shop in Calabash…Taking photos of ladies golf, tennis, and other sports clothing that is For Sale online. Check it out @  There are so many interesting ways to use your creativity!  As they say…”Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun!” , And we know it Keeps You Young!

mark officeMark Redrick is working as a real estate agent for Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®. In fact, you can find him at an Ideal-Living Resort & Retirement Expo at the Ritz Carlton Tyson’s Corner in Mclean, Virginia Saturday, February 28th & Sunday, March 1st, 2015! If you are in the area, stop by and let Mark share a video and handouts with you and tell you all about the Joys of moving South! You can also check out our website by clicking onto it in this article! Come on Down and Join the Fun in the Carolina Sun!

BP headingMore folks are moving South for the weather and Southern Hospitality! southernBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is a dynamic community in North Carolina with so many Fascinating Folks to meet and enjoy!  Variety is the Spice of Life…Brunswick Plantation is a wonderful place to spice up your life! Come on down and join the Fun!




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Coastal Living News and Events 2.15

brunswick-plantation-11As the amorous blush of February flirts with mellow March,  we have more ways to celebrate the seasons in Coastal Carolina. Entertainment and activities in North and South Carolina are minutes away from Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®…The two State Solution to Fun! The following are just a few of the ways you can..Share the Joy of this season with your friends and family! Enjoy!

Sunset River Marketplace…Paint & Party

sunsetriver1_nk9aqrq7kzPaint & Party is a Fun Time – Usually on a week night – Where you can uncork your creativity and you favorite wine with a friendly atmosphere and no pressure to stay inside the lines! No Experience necessary, just a little Imagination!

sunset riverimagesGather up your Best Pals or Come Solo! It’s always a Fun group! There is a different “Project” each time, so choose whatever sounds like Fun!

  • Wednesday, Feb. 25…Cuppa Joe & Beans Do you prefer whole bean Or ground? Double your Fun this time, we paint on wood blocks!

  • Wednesday, March 11…Mermaid  Make a Splash with a beautiful mermaid on canvas, all shimmery and magical!

  • Wednesday, March 25…Beachscape on Canvas  Who doesn’t Love the Ocean Dunes? Life’s a Beach!

sunset-river-marketplace paintingUnless noted, Paint & Party Events are week nights from 5:30 – 7:30pm  Please Pre-Register, so we’re sure there are art supplies, materials, and snacks for everyone! Just call the gallery at 910-575-5999 with the Paint & Party date and number in your group. Cost is $35 Per Person. You pay when you get there. Expect to take your pieces home that same night!

Join Us @ Sunset River Marketplace…10283 Beach Drive (Hwy 179) in Calabash, NC   Check us out @


Silver Coast Winery

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Silver wineishot-7Now Through February 28th…(During Winter Hours) Wednesdays – Sundays …Noon – 5pm. Taste 5 Silver Coast award winning wines…Paired with 5 Chocolates By: Carolina Chocolate Company! Pairing will be going on During Business Hours with the Last Pairing starting One Hour Before Closing.

Friday Night Music at Silver Coast Winery…4-6pm

john cubitoJohn Cubito will be performing every Friday Night in February…“Enjoy The Music”!

There is also an ongoing Art Show…In The Gallery with Featured Artists:

  • David McCue
  • Steven Schuman
  • Suzanne C. Hunady

Line and Partner Dancing

dancing wanda and jim200“Hooked On Dancin'” with Jim & Wanda York…Instructional Line & Partner Dancing in the Barrel Room…2:30 – 5pm On February 18th & 25th And Sunday, February 15th.


 2015 Wine Fest Amateur “Wine Competition”

Wine_FestAttention All Amateur Winemakers: Enter your wines in Wine Fest’s Annual Wine Competition for Amateur Winemakers!  Prepare your Entries NOW…(Deadline April 3, 2015)! 

Call: Ocean Isle Museum Foundation 910-579-1016 OR Silver Coast Winery 910-287-2800 for more information and entry forms!   More @

Winners will be announced at a medal ceremony at the Silver Coast Winery on April 19th, 2015! Medal Winners will be recognized at Wine Fest at The Museum of Coastal Carolina at Ocean Isle Beach on April 25, 2015 !

 La Belle Amie Winery

La Belle Amie collageLa Belle Amie 2015 Festival Schedule…All With Live Music:

  • Saturday, February 21…Winter Parrot Head Fest ($8)

  • Saturday, March 7…Remember When Oldies Fest ($8)

  • Saturday, March 14…St. Pat’s Bonfire ($3)

  • Saturday March 21st…Spring Swing Big band Fest ($10)

La Belle Amie Winery, home of “Twisted Sisters” Wine, is located at 1120 Saint Joseph Road in Little River, SC!

 Wine Wednesdays

Ed-TorresLive Music on Wednesday with FREE Admission…10am – 5pm Wednesday , February 18…Music By: Ed Torres!

la belle amie 280x400Enjoy Wine Tasting and shopping in the Winery Gift Shop!

Ask about…Wine Down Fridays with FREE Admission!       More @ Or Call: 843-WINE (9463)  CHEERS!





Long Bay Symphony

Broadway-2015Feb-ImagesSaturday, February 21…Broadway: Dancing and Romancing II: Featuring songs from Classic & ContemporyBroadway with Singing & Dancing. Performance is 7:30 pm @ The Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center!


jessicalee_large-125x145Sunday, March 8…”Pomp & Circumstance” English Splendour: Featuring Jessica Lee, Violin Soloist! Perfomance is 4pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Art Center!

long Bay SymphonySunday, March 22…Tea and Symphony “In the Garden”             2 -4pm  @ Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum!
  Reservations @  Or Call: 843-448-8379

Alabama Theatre…Guest Artists Concerts

Saturday, February 28th & Sunday, March 1st…TERRY FATOR, The Voice of Entertainment…Both Performances at 7pm!

terry-fator-aTerry Fator, Las Vegas headliner and “America’s Got Talent” winner captures the audience’s Heart & Funny Bones! Terry also does amazing celebrity impressions of musical superstars such as Garth Brooks, Dean Martin, and Aretha Franklin!


engelbertSaturday, March 14th @ 7pm…Engelbert Humperdinck!

“America’s King of Romance”, the multiple Grammy nominee with the ultra-smooth three and one half octaves range has sold over 150 million records worldwide! Enjoy and Evening of Love with Engelbert!

 More on The Alabama Theatre…Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach @  Or call: 1-800-342-2262.


 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

St patrick's dayimagesSaturday, March 14 @ 9am…Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Main Street, N.Myrtle Beach

Saint Patrick’s Day Festival…Following the parade @ 11am – 4pm…Along Main Street with Two Stages of Live Music & A children’s Area with Rides & Amusements!

st-patricks-day-parade-myrtle-beach-02Approximately 150 Vendors will display:

  • Crafts
  • Services
  • Information
  • Products
  • Serve a Variety of Treats


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

Filet’s On The Water

FiletcollageFilet’s On The Water offers a beautiful waterfront view of the Harbourgate Marina in N. Myrtle Beach! The view from the dining room is spectacular! Filet’s is a relaxed waterfront dining experience on Monday – Saturday from 4 -10pm! Happy Hour runs from 4 – 7pm! Cocktails and Drinks can be served on the Tiki Deck from 3pm.

Filets sushiEnjoy delicious hand-cut steaks, signature seafood dishes, and  a dedicated Sushi Bar Menu…Sushi rolled to order in a casual dining atmosphere! For a Special Treat…Enjoy 1/2 Price Sushi Rolls NOW til March 1st!

FiletsfoodFilet’s is the perfect place to relax after the beach, golf, or a day of hard work! Fantastic food served with a smile ! You can enjoy the idyllic view with a drink or two…Divine Way to end you your Day!

Filet’s also offers  Great Entertainment and Great Times:donnie and Susan trexler

  • Donny Trexler…Tuesday Nights 5:30 – 8:30

  • Jodi Hunter…Wednesday Nights 5:30 – 8:30

So, Bring Your Dancing Shoes and …Let Them Entertain You!  Reservations & More @   Or Call: 843-280-5200


beach quoteil_fullxfull.377113331_48rbEnjoy another Season of Fun in Coastal Carolina! We have so much to Do and See…North & South of Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® ! Every season is a good reason to be by the beach! So much Fun for Everyone!


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Brunswick Plantation News and Events 2.15

Brunswick platation vew collageBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is a lovely gated golf community in North Carolina. There is always a lot going on for folks who live here! We have such active friends and neighbors to enjoy it all! We have a few ideas to share with you for this month’s activities and entertainment. Have Fun!

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Bingo at the Brunswick HouseWednesday, February 18th! Doors Open at 6:30pm and Games start at 7pm$10 Fee Covers All Cards for the Evening’s 12 Games! Cash prizes with the Final Jackpot Game paying $125. Beverages are available and there’s FREE Popcorn! Plan now to come out for a Fun evening! Game proceeds are donated to local charities!


Players Needed for NEW Sequence Group

sequenceimagesA new Sequence Group is in the process of being formed and is expected to be held either biweekly Or on a monthly basis. This will be determined by the players once the group has been finalized. 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 take only one afternoon of playing with the group to learn.


Ladies Only OSCAR Party

LADIES ONLY OSCAR PARTY …At the Brunswick House!  oscars-imageSunday, February 22nd @ Starting at 6pm…With Broadcast at 7pm!

If You Wish, Glam It Up as if you are going to the Oscars OR

OscarsHeroDress for comfort in your Favorite PJ’s!
Either way, Please call the office to sign up so that we know how many are expected! There is No Charge for this eventBut we do ask that you bring snacks to share and , Of Course, Your own beverage!

Let’s make a night of it and join the rest of the Gals for a really Fun Evening!

 Annual Chili Dinner

chilidinnerHomemade Chili Dinner…Saturday, March 7th, Beginning at 6pm…At the Brunswick House!

Your Menu for the Evening:

  • Begins with…Salsa & Nachos with cheese @ Each Table
  • Followed By…Tossed Salad with Balsamic Dressing
  • Main Entree’…Beef & Bean Chili (Social Committee’s Special Recipe)
  • With Homemade Corn Bread

Dinner will be followed by Dessert, Coffee/Tea!   As Always, Guests are to supply all other beverages they may wish to consume.

Tickets are $8 Per Person, payable in cash Or with your check made out to the BPPOA…Reservations for this event are to be made at the Facilitator’s Office no later than Friday, February 27th…With No Refunds given After February 28th.

If you have any questions…Please contact Ruth Bracero, the Social Committee Coordinator for this event. Hope to see you there!

 St. Patrick’s Day Oldies with Cecil Chandler

St. Pat fiddleCecilChandlerCome have a great time listening to the music that’s sure to… Bring Back Memories!

  • When: Saturday, March 14 from 6:30 to 10:00

  • Where:Brunswick House Ballroom

  • Cost:$20 Per Person (Checks made payable to Barbara Quickel)

    irishUntitled-3Basket Raffles and 50/50…Lots of Oldies to be Given Away!

coenws beef1033249144001_2044201451001_900944612-156-1355873366750A Traditional Irish Dinner will be served…Featuring:

  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
  • Shepard’s Pie
  • Irish Potatoes
  • Irish Soda Bread
  • Dessert & Coffee

Bring Your own Drinks.  Deadline for sign-up is 2/28/15 with the Facilitators. Call Barbara @ 287-5932 OR Fran McQuire @ 287-6375 with questions OR to Reserve a Table.


Fitness With Friends At Brunswick Plantation

yogaBrunswick Plantation Yoga

 yoga41yC81TBrMLThursday Gentle Yoga at 10am

This is a gentle yoga class suitable for Every Body without pressure on writs or knees.  This class includes linking breath to movement without pressure on wrists or knees.  This class includes linking breath to movement and stretching to improve mobility and flexibility.  All poses are done seated, supine, or standing to improve muscle tone, balance, strength, and stability.

 Yoga PosterSaturday Vinyasa Yoga at 10am

This is a mixed level practice suitable for both beginner and experienced yogis who have few or no physical limitations (some modifications are available). This class will help you build strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. Classes will be held on 2/21, 3/7, 3/14, & 3/28 2015.  All classes take place in the Brunswick House BallroomCost is $5 Per Class.

Please call Michelle Dorland at 910-880-2509 with any questions.

Brunswick Plantation Water Aerobics

water aerobics - saturdaysIf you’ve tried land aerobics or other similar movements and just couldn’t keep up, Or found that shoulders, back, knees, or hips couldn’t take the strain, try Water Aerobics. These are low-impact movements that exercise your core, promote better balance, stretch and work muscles, and give a Good Workout, without potential damage.

 water aerobics quotesd9fc20101b00640c8d24f479793036d7BP offers Water Aerobics Classes:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday…8 – 9am
  • Saturday…8:30 – 9:30
  • All classes are held at the Brunswick House pools, Indoors for now, and Outdoors by mid-May, weather permitting.

Classes are taught by a Certified Instructor who shows you how to do each move, and work all parts of the body. For Rates and other information…call Annette Mauro at 287-4872.  Join us for exercises, socialization, and FUN!

 Brunswick Plantation FREE Walking Program

walking ss_101528898_L_wBrunswick Plantation offers a Free Walking Program with  Variety of  Different DVD Sessions…Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday Mornings…Beginning at 8am in the Brunswick House!

We have increased the number of miles we are walking …To 4 miles Per Day During the Week & 5 miles on Saturday. Some sessions include the use of bands or weights but are not a necessity to gain a really great Cardio Workout. 


  1. All participants following this program do so at their own risk.
  2. This is a FREE Program for All Residents.

walkingindexPlease 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.

Join us for our Indoor Walking Program…For a new, Improved You!

Brunswick Plantation Gifts…From The Heart

StreetReach Program

Streetreach Brunswick CO.The StreetReach program, who serve the homeless, vets, etc., is in need of single size shampoos, soaps, conditioners, toothpastes, etc. for the clients they serve.A church in the area opens its doors once a week for clients to take showers and the single size items work best. Many Thanks for all you have already donated. Please leave your donations in the basket provided outside the Facilitator’s Office.                              Thank You, Kathy Mazei


Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole Events


Mardi Gras Party with Cheryl Z…Saturday, February 17th

$6 Per Person for the Entertainment…$9.99 for the Jambalaya Dinner Special OR Lunch Menu is also available.



Tropical Jammershqdefault“Tropical Jammers” – Steel Drum Band & Dinner ShowSaturday, February 28th

$20 Per Person…Includes Dinner Buffet and Entertainment.



embers-2014The Embers, Featuring Craig Woolward…Popular “Beach Music” BandThursday, March 12

Tickets are $22 Per Person…”The Embers” Will Entertain Us @ 7pm at Our Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole! (This Special Show does not include dinner.)

“The Embers” Officially, NC Ambassadors of Music”, have been inducted into “Rhythm and Blues” & “Beach Music” Hall of Fame!  Craig Woolard was named CMBA Male Vocalist of the Year for 2014…Craig’s 14th Award in this Category! Learn More about this Talented Band and The Embers “The Heart and Soul of Beach Music”, a newly released film about them  @



Elvis Michael slkolik 300x300MSJR Productions Present “Elvis and Friends” Dinner Show…Saturday, March 21st

Check them out on Facebook – Michael Sokolik Jr.




 Playing golf. Golf club and ball. Preparing to shotBrunswick Plantation Golf Membership…Tuesday, March 24th



Parrot head party Buffet“Parrot Party” Dinner ShowThursday, April 9th


beatles Carolina LiverpoolhqdefaultLiverpool – Carolina’s Beatles Experience and Dinner ShowSaturday, April 25th

Reservations and More Info…Please Call the 19th Hole at 845-6902


BP with red flowersBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® has something for everyone! Friends and neighbors have a variety of opportunities to share the Fun! It is a good example of how…Those who play together, Stay Together! Enjoy another season of social activities and entertainment at Brunswick Plantation!


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