Coastal Living News and Events 1.16

BP NY Collage framedThe New Year is Here…In Coastal Carolina & Everywhere! We are especially fortunate at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® to enjoy the Fun in North Carolina and South Carolina! Brunswick Plantation is located in Calabash, NC and minutes from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, SC…So Much to See and Do for Everyone! No matter the season, Fun is the reason to visit Brunswick Plantation…The perfect place for the “Two State Solution to Fun!” We have some ideas for you to keep the Good Times Rolling in 2016! May this be your Best Year Yet for Love & Laughter with Family and Friends!

Mid-Winter Shag Classic in Myrtle Beach

sos.header (1) framedJanuary 15 – 17…Society of Standers Sponsors: Mid-Winter Shag Classic on the Ocean Drive section of N. Myrtle Beach…Where “Shag” originated decades ago!

Activities Include:

  • Dancing Workshops
  • Live Entertainment
  • Contests & Exhibitions…Along with Free Food in participating lounges at various times during the week!
  • Trams provided by SOS that run up & down the beach during peak house to offer Stranders Free Rides To & From Lounges!
  • Points of Interests: Main Street in N. Myrtle Beach, SC

More @     Have Fun “Shaggin on the Strand”!



Area Wineries

La Belle Amie Vineyard

La-Belle-Amie-iconLa Belle Amie Winery Features:

***Special Live Music…Future Events:

  • February 13…Valentine Bonfire with Live Music ($3)
  • February 20 Winter Parrot Head Fest ($8)

***WINE WEDNESDAYS…Live Music, Noon to 6Pm

  • Outside Music, Wine Tasting, wine by glass or bottle are available All Day!
  • Torres Food 1Pm – 5Pm

***WINE DOWN FRIDAY…Live music, Wine tasting & More!

La Belle Amie Winery is Open: Monday – Saturday 10Am – 5Pm…Gift Shop and Wine Tasting are available! La Belle Amie Winery (Located at 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, SC) …More @  Or Phone: 843-399-9463   Cheers!

Silver Coast Winery

silver W FramedSilver Coast Winery is sponsoring “AN ARTY PARTY” on Tuesday, January 19…Sign Up Please by: January 15th.

FramedArty partyc08b49fc1230ba630266427a56a40d82“AN ARTY PARTY” includes:

  • Next Generation Canvas
  • Art Studio
  • All supplies & a glass of wine will be provided!
  • Join “AN ARTY PARTY” ($40 per person)
  • Call 910 – 287-2800   

silvercoast dancing barrel room framedSilver Coast Winery offers…Line Dancing in the Barrel Room  @ 5Pm on January 20 & 27. Call: 732-470- 8612 for more info from dance instructors, Wanda & Jim York Or E-mail @

silver-coast-winery-tasting framed***Silver Coast Winery, located at 6680 Barbeque Road in Ocean Isle, NC…Also has a tasting room in the beautiful downtown of Southport, NC. Visit there and you can do both wine & beer tasting, as well as shop for gifts & wonderful art!  Southport Tasting Room is located at 105 S. Howe St. in Southport.)


Silver Coast Winery & Southport Tasting RoomHours for January & February

Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle…Hours for January & February  2016

  • Monday & Tuesday…Noon – 3Pm
  • Wednesday – Sunday…Noon – 5Pm
  • Friday…Noon – 6Pm

Silver Coast Winery Southport Tasting Room…Hours for January & February 2016

  • Monday – Saturday…11Am – 7Pm with Wednesday til 8Pm & Friday til 7Pm
  • Sunday…11Am – 6Pm

Learn more about Silver Coast Winery &  Southport Tasting Room  Or Call: 910-287-2800 for Winery Or 910-777-5151 for the Southport Tasting Room. Cheers!


Duplin Winery

Duplin Collage FramedDuplin WineryLocated at 4650 Hey 17 in N. Myrtle Beach

Duplin Winery is owned by the Duplin Family with Rural Vinyards in Rose Hill, NC. Enjoy their Award Winning Wines andlive music…On the Patioo in NMB…Saturdays 4:45 Pm – 7:45 Pm

Duplin Winery Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 11Am – 6Pm
  • Saturday 11Am – 8Pm
  • Closed on Sundays 

More about Duplin Winery @  Or Call: 800-774-9634 


Sunset River Marketplace

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Sunset River Marketplace has a fabulous Art Gallery, Handmade Jewelry, amazing Art & Area books and much more to Capture Your Creativity and take it to a New Level! 

Sunset Beach Marketplace Offers:

SRM P&Pcollage***PAINT & PARTY CLASSESJan. 27 Class is “Abstract”, February 10, Class is “We Love Art”Feb. 24 Class is “Sailboat”  More on the website @

***Coffee with the Authors1st of 2016 is March 10, Jeanne Maxon with “Lady” (Becoming Lady)…A rescued Golden Retriever’s journey from lonely to loved. More on the website @


POPunnamed framed***BLACK AND WHITE WITH A POP…NOW through February 6th…A Delightful exhibition in a Range of Media, Showcasing:

  • (Acrilyic) Sterling Edwards
  • (raku) Charles Chriso
  • (Clay)  Raine Middleton
  • (rubbed charcoal) Karen Edgar
  • (photography) Mark Hillard
  • And More Art Media on Display…Love That POP!

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***DESIGNS BY JANETTE ” TRUNK SHOW”…Saturday, January 30…11 Am – 3 Pm…Janette Franich will be at the gallery with her “Trunk full of Delicately Feminine Jewelry” 

All this & More At Sunset River Marketplace…The Place to Be at 10283 Beach Drive S W in Calabash , NC!

 Sunset River Marketplace: Open: Monday – Saturday…10 Am – 5 Pm Check Out More @  Or Call: 910-575-5999 for More Info! 

Martin Luther King Celebrations

generic_graphic_hday-mlk_day_king framedMartin Luther King Jr. March & Celebration

***Martin Luther King Jr. March & Celebration @ Southport/ Corner of 10th & Lord Street More Information @ Phone:  910-457-5144 

***Sunday, January 17…Memorial March @ 3Pm (Parking Lot of ILA Hall on the corner of 10th & Lord Street in Southport.)

***Following the March – Youth Program in the Hall

***Monday, January 18th @ 8Am…Annual Roundtable Breakfast (Free)

Martin Luther King Freedom Rally Weekend

CAAHeritage Framedheritage group framedMartin Luther King Freedom Rally Weekend Events in Myrtle Beach, SCJanuary 16 – 18, 2016.

***Parade on Monday, January 18 at 11:45 Am

***Full weekend Events @ 


Holiday Pops with N.C. Symphony in Wilmington

framed NC SymphonyTuesday, January 19 @ 7:30 Pm – 9:30Pm…with repeat on February 14, 2016…Holiday Pops with N.C. Symphony in Wilmington Presents: Beethoven’s “Emporer Concerto”

Holiday Pops with the N.C. Symphony Performs @ Cape Fear Community College, Humanities & Fine Arts Center, 701 N. Third Street in Wilmington, NC 28401. Enjoy N.C. Symphony…Music to your ears in this New Year!

Check out more of N.C. Symphony & Order tickets @


Long Bay Symphony 


Long Bay Symphony Presents:

LBS Collage***Musical Exaltation…Featuring : The Carolina Master ChoralThe LBS will take you on a powerful/emotional journey with music by: Vaughn Williams, Bruckner, Antonin Dvorak, Claude Debussy & Mendelssohn… On January 24th: 4 Pm – 6 Pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center, 3302 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC (Phone 843-448-8379 for Tickets)

***Youth Orchestra Winter Concert…Wednesday, February 17 7Pm – 9Pm @ Myrtle Beach High School & Music & Arts Center (Phone 843-448-8379 for Tickets) 

***Bravo Broadway …Friday, February 20  7Pm – 9Pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & arts Center (Phone 843-448-8379 for Tickets)

More Info on Long Bay Symphony @

Odell Williamson Auditorium Shows

(O’dell Williamson Auditorium of Brunswick Community College, located @ 50 College Road, NE, Bolivia, N.C.)

“Night Fever”  The Bee Gees Tribute 

Beegee_tribute_night-fever framedThursday, January 21…Show Time 7:30 Pm…“Night Fever” the Bee Gees Tribute

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Tuesday, February 23…Show Time 7:30 Pm…Flamenco V. VO/Carlota Santana

Tickets & More Information for shows at the O’Dell Williamson Auditorium @ www.bccowa    Or Call: 910-755-7416


Calabash Waterfront

Calabash boats framedEnjoy Calabash Waterfront Adventures…Down By The Waterfront!

Calabash Fishing Fleet

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Nav Framedhome-page-navigator-head-boat-charter-fishingDolphin Adventure Cruise

***2 Hour Adventure for the Whole Family on the 65′ Navigator!

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Deep Sea Fishing Charters: 

***Gulf Stream Fishing Charter offered on the 40′ Miss Calabash:

  • 1/2 Day Charter
  • 3/4 Day Charter
  • Full Day Charter

Calabash Fishing Fleet is located at…99445 Nance St. on the Calabash Waterfront More @  Or Call: 910-575-0017 Or Toll Free 866- 575-0017


Hurricane Fishing Fleet

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Hurricane Fleet Adventure Cruises

Hurricane II framedEnjoy an Adventure Cruise with your Family on the 90′ Hurricane II…Let the Crew Show You “nature Under The Sea”!

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing & Sport Fishing Charters…Depart Monday – Friday @ 1:30Pm – 4Pm  Reservations are not required but recommended!

More @  Or Call: NC 910-579-3660 OR Sc 843-249-3571


Big “M” Casino Ship 1

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Big “M” Casino Ship 1…In Little River Marina

Big “M” Casino Ship 1…4491 Mineola Ave. & Waterfront Ave. in Little River, SC

Big “M” 1 is a Luxurious Gambling Cruise with Las Vegas style gambling that includes:

  • Blackjack
  • Craps
  • Roulette
  • Let It Ride
  • 3 Card Poker
  • Texas Hold ’em Poker
  • Newest & Loosest Slots
  • Popular “Pt O’ Gold” Machine

All Cruises have a Superb Buffet (All You Can Eat):

  • Wednesday – Rib 
  • Thursday – Italian 
  • Friday – Seafood & Prime Rib 
  • Saturday – Italian Buffet
  • Theme Nights are different for different Cruise ships…Call for details!

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  • Daytime Cruises: Thursday – Monday…Boarding at 9Am & Cruising 10Am – 3:30Pm
  • Evening Cruise: Saturdays only…Boarding  @ 4:30 Pm & Cruising 5:30 Pm – 11:30 Pm
  • No Cruises on Tuesday Or Wednesday

Check Out More on Big “M” Casino Ship 1 @  Or More Info @ Phone: 843-249-9811  Or Toll Free 877-250 LUCK


Shallotte River Swamp Park

Shallotte River Swamp Park …Ocean Isle Outpost

Shallotte River Swamp Park Offers:

Swamp Collage***Zip Line Tours (1 & 1/2 Hours and 10 Zip Lines) Soar above the Swamp with bird’s eye view of critters below 

***Aerial Adventure…4 year old – Military Challenge (4 – 6 year old must be accompanied by a parent.)  

***Kiddie Park for youngest adventurers

***Swamp Park Eco-Tours…On Pristine Shallotte River Swamp

 Swamp Tour mapSRSP-Map framedShallotte Swamp Park is at 5550 Watts Road, Ocean Isle Beach, NC Phone: 910 – 687-6100  Or Learn More @


Horseback Riding

Peachtree Equestrian Center


Peachtree Equestrian Center…Located at 810 Hickman Road N.W. in Calabash, NC 

52fe72ac8828a.1Peachtree Equestrian Center Offers:

  • Lessons & Trail Rides
  • Sports Instruction

Learn More about…Peachtree Equestrian Center @


Horseback Riding of Myrtle Beach LLC

Horsebach MB LLC CollageRide along the coastline of Garden City Beach & Myrtle Beach…Now through February 28, 2016. 

Call: 843-997-1876  OR Learn More @


Wampee Stables

Wampee CollageWampee Stables in N. Myrtle Beach SC Offers:

  • Horseback Riding
  • Trail Guides (1 & 1/2 hours)
  • Scenic Nature Trail in the Countryside
  • Free Pictures
  • Horse Care and Grooming
  • Horse Safety
  • Track & Stable Care
  • Hay Rides
  • Fun Games in & Around the Stables

Wampee Stables is located @ 1518 Hwy 57, Little River, SC

Phone : 843-399-1489  OR Learn More @


Museum & Planetarium @ The Beaches

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Ingram Planetarium (Located at 7625 High Market Street in Sunset Beach)  Offers a variety of fascinating programs & Events for Kids & Families!

 They Include:

  • Dinosaur Passage
  • Tales of Maya Skies
  • Legends of the Night
  • Accidental Astronauts
  • Seven Wonders
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Laser BeatlesLaser Light & Music Show of Beatles Music…January 23 @ 6 -6:45 Pm  Other Laser Shows are also shown…Check the times on the website.

***Saturday, January 16 @ 7Pm – 8Pm***Medical Radioactivity – A Personal Encounter is a program on the History & Nature of Radioactivity & a way it can be used for medical diagnosis is Presented by: Fred Myers, based on his personal experience.

Ingram Planetarium is Open Fridays & Saturdays @ 11:30 Am.

Call: 910-575-0033 for more information about shows and events at Ingram Planetarium. You may also learn more at 


Museum of Coastal Carolina

Museum-of-the-Coastal-Carolinas framedMuseum of Coastal Carolina (Located at 21 E. 2nd Street, Ocean Isle, NC ) Offers a variety of Fun activities & Events for Kids and Families.

museum collageThey Include:

  • Archaeology of Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson
  • Touch Tank Feeding
  • Gem Mining…Treasures from the Earth
  • “Shake, Rattle, & Roll”…Musical Instrument Historic Preview to modern day…January 16 @ 11 Am – 11:45 Am
  • “Puppets for Preschoolers”…January 22 @ 10:30 Am – 11Am
  • Storytime, “Animal Adventures for Preschoolers”…January 29 @ 10:30 Am – 11:00Am

Museum of Coastal Carolina is Open Fridays & Saturdays @ 10Am – 3Pm.

Call: 910-579-10 for more information about programs and events at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. You may also learn more @


Planet Fun

Planet Fun Collage“Planet Fun” is a Local Favorite for Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®.  “Planet Fun” (Located at 349 Whitefiller Road, Shallotte, NC) is a place to Play & Party for All ages!

“Planet Fun” Offers:

  • 32 Lanes of Bowling
  • Two Story Laser Tag Arena
  • Bumper Car Arena
  • Redemption Arcade
  • Bowling Pro Shop
  • Unique Starz Grille Family Restaurant

Superbowl400x700 framed***February 7 @ 4:30 Pm…“Planet Fun” is sponsoring a SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Tailgate Party & Buffet! Call: 910-755-2386 to Book NOW! Have FUN @ “Planet Fun” !

Call: 910-755-2FUN   Or Learn more @


Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina…Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, has much to offer with a Southern Style Hospitality!

Barefoot Landing is a place to shop, dine, and unwind in a variety of ways and at many special places.  There is shopping in a wide number and types of unique stores, live entertainment, in the Alabama Theatre, House of Blues, and several other venues. You can even cruise the Intracoastal Waterway on the Riverboat Princess! Enjoy the Daytime activities for family and friends as well as the Nightlife!   

Check Out  More@  Here are some places and events…For You to Explore & Enjoy at Barefoot Landing!

Alabama Theatre

Alabama Theatre ONE_The_Show_002framedAlabama Theatre (On Barefoot Landing @ 4750 Hwy 17 South, N. Myrtle Beach, SC ) offers the Mega Hit Musical “ONE Show”, (Which resumes on February 5 & 6, Feb.9 – 12 & 14 – 19 Plus 22 thru 27 plus Feb. 29),  as well as Guest Concerts that include:

  • Alabama Jan. CollageJanuary 15 & 16, 2016 @ 7 Pm...“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” Starring Gail Bliss
  • January 22 @ 7:30 Pm…“Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers”  
  • January 30 @ 7 Pm…“The Ricky Mokel Comedy Show” Starring Grant Turner, Featured Comedian of the “One Show”!
  • February 20 @ 7 Pm…The World Famous “Glenn Miller Orchestra”! Check them out @


House of Blues

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house-of-blues-gospel-brunch (1)framedHouse of Blues ( On Barefoot Landing @ 4640 Hwy 17 South, N. Myrtle Beach, SC) Offers a variety of entertainment Plus dining & Entertainment at their Crossroads Restaurant. Folks can enjoy a Sunday “Gospel Brunch” by: Kirk Franklin… 1/17, 1/24, & 1/31

Chipp2House of Blues Presents: The Chippendales: “The 2016 Break The Rules Tour” …Tuesday, January 29th at 8Pm. 

Call: 843-272-3999 for Reservations. More Info on upcoming music performances and dining @



Broadway at the Beach

Broadway_at_the_Beach framedBroadway at the Beach is a wealth of special attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife!

Broadway at the Beach offers 350 Acres of Fun for All! Check out more @  The following are a few Myrtle Beach venues that may enchant you!

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The Carolina Opry

The Carolina Opry is an Award Winning Show presenting 2  hours of music, comedy, and dance in a Luxurious Theatre…(Located at 8901 North King’s Highway , Myrtle beach, SC). More on all shows at the Calvin Gilmore Theatre @  Call for Tickets for shows at the Calvin Gilmore Theatre At: 843-913-4000 OR 800-843-6779

Thunder & Light

Thunder & Light …Featuring renowned clogging group, ALL THAT!

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Time Warp…Enjoy a Virtual Tour of 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Music…Live on Stage…A Good Vibrations Production!


Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

medieval-timesframedMedieval Times Dinner & Tournament Offers a Rousing live jousting tournament, awe-inspiring horsemanship & falconry Plus a 4 Course Meal… Fit for Royalty! 

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament…Located at 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. Check Out More @  OR Call 866-543-9637. A Jousting Good Time for All!

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

Benny Rappa’s Trattoria

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Benny Rappa’s Trattoria…An Italian Ristorante is a casual kitchen & bar offering Italian dishes, daily specials, & wine in a cozy quarters! 

PicMonkebenny R Fam collageBenny and Michele Rappa are the owners whose passion is specializing in authentic Italian  cuisine from Northern and Southern Italy! Their excellent staff prepares and serves every order Fresh! The Trattoria is small and quaint, seating 75 people. The setting is intimate & Welcoming! It is a a “Home away from Home” for many Italians!   

BR ChalkboardThe menu changes daily and is displayed on a large, bright chalkboard of dishes displayed in  a variety of colors to please the eye and be easily read! Another unique characteristic of the menu customers are given to read at the table is that it lights up, making it quite easy to read…A very pleasant surprise for the eyes!

The menu has a great variety and the wine list is extensive with a Full Service Bar! The extensive menu choices include :

  • BRfood collageBeef
  • Seafood
  • Chicken
  • Veal
  • Pasta
  • Desserts
  • Children’s menu

Benny Rappa’s is located @ 1453 Hwy 17 S, N. Myrtle Beach.  

Benny Rappa’s is OPEN:

Monday – Saturday for Dinner @ 5 Pm – 10 Pm

Wednesday – Friday for Lunch11:30 Am – 3 Pm

Closed on Sundays.

buon-appetito-1There is seating available outside…As well as the Dining Room & Bar.

Check Out the Menu Options and More about Benny Rappa’s @  Or Call: 843-361-1056 

happy-new-year-english-quotes framedWe Welcome you to join us at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® for more fun in 2016! Coastal Carolina has so much to offer and Brunswick Plantation is the dynamic community it is… Due to all of the wonderful folks that are our Friends and Neighbors! U R GR8!! May this year be your Best Yet!



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Brunswick Plantation News and Events 1.16

BP-SOuth-framedFolks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® are…Welcoming the New Year with more Fun with Family & Friends. They say that those who Play Together, Stay Together! We do enjoy a variety of activities to do together and stay healthy with “Fitness Fun” with Friends…Right here in our active community! Come on in and join us as we make 2016 the Year of the Golden Dream…Come True!

Valentine’s Day Celebration

Valentine 2016framedCome Join us at the Brunswick House Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 5:00 to 9:00.


***50/50 Drawing and Raffles

***Catered by  Alysa & Grady Watkins of Yums The Word (Specializing in all types of award winning catering)


  • Beef  Brisket Sliders
  • Chicken Mezzaluna…A blend of white cream sauce, tomato sauce, mushrooms, fresh spinach & sundried tomatoes, with a bowtie pasta
  • Sweet & Sour Italian Meatballs
  • Shrimp Salad Served with mini triscuits
  • Veggie Squares
  • Cole Slaw
  • Cowboy Caviar…Black eyed peas, black beans, peppers, fresh cilantro & sweet vinaigrette mix
  • Coffee will be served!

Valentine-Day-2016-3HeartPlease bring you own drinks.

Cost is $25/ Person…Payable at the Facilitator’s Office/Checks payable to Barbara Quickel (Sign up deadline is January 30th)



Bible Study CollageThank YouFrom the Brunswick Plantation Bible Study

Brunswick Plantation Bible Study Group would like to say a sincere THANK YOU to all our wonderful neighbors for you generous support of our collection for the children of the workers here on Brunswick Plantation. Through your generosity, we were able to give 36 children and 25 families gift certificates for their Christmas Holidays. We are sure yo have helped make their Christmas a little better and happier, and we know they appreciate your giving and support.

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We have all been so blessed with all the good things in our lives, and it means a lot to know you care enough to share your blessings with them. You will all be in our prayers for a blessed, healthy, and Happy New Year!



Helping Hands

Helping Hands Of Brunswick Plantation

helping-handsHelping Hands is an extension of Neighbors In Service (NIS) here at Brunswick Plantation. This group makes every effort to assist residents of our community with special needs. Anyone who was not able to attend the meeting at the Brunswick House on January 13 and would like more information on this worthwhile endeavor, you may contact Eleanor Tucker @ 579-6436 Or at

Thanks for being a community that cares for each other! U R GR8!!!


Bingo Players

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The 2016 Brunswick House BINGO Season begins , Wednesday, January 20th. The Bingo Committee would like to Thank all the players who supported the games in 2015. Overall, about $4,000 in prize money was paid out and $2,500 contributed to various charitable and public safety causes, such as the Calabash Fire Department, the Homeowners for Hospice drive, Bible Study Group and Brunswick Family Assistance.The games are licensed by the State of North Carolina.

bingoThe 2016 games will follow the same format as in the past:

  •  Doors Open @ 6:30 Pm with the games beginning at 7:00 Pm
  • Admission is $10, covering all cards for the evening.
  • Extra half-cards are available for an additional $5.
  • Twelve Chances to Win each night!
  • Jackpot Prize is $125.
  • There will be a cumulative Fishbowl Bonus Prize.
  • Soft drinks and water are available & FREE POPCORN!

Plant to come out Wednesday, January 20th for an evening of Fun & Sociability! 

P.S. If you are interested in joining the committee for 2016, please call Lee Wedding at 575 – 7139


Lakes Plantation Party


Lakes Plantation Party Save the Date…March 19, 2016 

LakesCheryl collage“The Lakes” of Brunswick Plantation will be holding a Plantation Party in 2016 for Anyone on the Plantation & Their Guests on March 19th. Cheryl Z will be DJ.( Details will follow in upcoming Broadcast!)





Golf Exercise Classes


Golf Exercise Classes Resume

Terry Daily teaches a Golf Exercise Class at the Body Edge and is giving classes at the Brunswick House…Every Tuesday at 4:00 Pm through September.  it is $6.00 Per Class and is 45 minutes long. 

All you need is a weight (1, 2, or 5 lbs. Your preference) and a mat. Her classes help build your core muscles and have helped in golf. The class is coed.   Be Golf Fit!

If Interested, please Jeannette by phone 910 – 287-7550 Or via email   


Brunswick Plantation Yoga


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Thursday 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.

Saturday Vinyasa Yoga 

Saturday Vinyasa Yoga at 10:00 Am

vinyasa yoga poseThis 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.

All classes take place in the Brunswick House Ballroom.

Cost is $5 per class. Please call Michelle Dorland at 910 – 880-2579 with any questions.  Namaste!

FREE Indoor Walking Program

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FREE Indoor Walking Program…Now Using Weights

fitness wlakingThe FREE Indoor Walking Program continues on M/W/F/S @ 8:00 Am until approximately 9:10 Am on each of these days. Our Friday 4-mile walk now includes the use of light wrist or hand weights, but they are not a must if you do not wish to use them. You will need sneakers for every day, with bands (not a must ) as part of the program (Usually on  Wednesday ). 

There are currently 30+ women (+ 2 gentlemen) who attend this program on most of our days, but there is always room for a few more when we move the tables back.

Please come out to join us! Please call Emily Bonneau if you would like additional info Or would like to be added to the class distribution list so you are kept informed as to program changes or class cancellations. 

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.


Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole Events

triviakaraokecollageKaraoke & Team Trivia Night…At the 19th Hole with Cheryl Z

I-Want-You_KARAOKEframedTuesday, January 19th

6 Pm – 9 Pm

The lunch menu  will be available…As well as Several Appetizer Specials!

Come Out & Join the FUN!

 For Reservations, Please call the 19th Hole at 845 – 6902


Great Night of Music Featuring…The Fat Jack Duo!

2xSaturday, January 23rd

$20 Per Person…Includes:

Dinner Buffet @ 6 Pm & Show Time @ 7 Pm

For Reservations, Please Call: 910 – 845 – 6902 

We look forward to seeing you there!


19th Hole SUPER BOWL Party

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5 Pm Util…

Food Starts at 5 Pm 

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  • Chili
  • Wings
  • Cheeseburger Sliders
  • Vegetable Tray
  • Chips with French Onion Dip & Salsa
  • Brownies

$10 Per Person 

SBpremium_landscapeframedFor Reservations, Please Call: The 19th Hole at 845 – 6902



Friday Night Dinner Specials at the 19th Hole

Brunswick Plantation Golf framedBrunswick Plantation offers FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER SPECIALS every Friday Night…Each Friday Special is announced early in the week for reservations & Lunch Menu is available, also.


$10.99 Per Person

Reservations are Required for Friday Night Specials…Call: 910 – 845-6902





Golf Membframed673afbdfa42c3ee339429488a1886c81Tuesday, January 26th 

6 Pm  until 9 Pm

19th Hole will be Hosting the First 2016 Social of the Year for Our Brunswick Plantation Golf Members

19th-Hole-FramedDinner Buffet & Entertainment

Cash Bar …50/50 Raffle…Door Prizes

$10 Per Person...Drop off payment at the 19th Hole

Reservations: 910 – 845-6902


Happy-New-Year-Best-SMS-Wishes-framed-300x235Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® always has a lot to offer in entertainment and dining pleasure! Come for golf and stay for a great social life. Enjoy a New Year with “Better Way of Life” at Brunswick Plantation in scenic Coastal Carolina! Ya’ll Come!

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Golf News from the Pro 1.16 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:

Happy New Year everyone! 2016 is here and Mother Nature has been throwing us some curve balls so far. We have seen many warm days so far but, the liquid sunshine (rain) has made it very difficult not only to enjoy golf but, slowed our maintenance of our course down tremendously.

Rob Vaughan, Golf Course Superintendent, continues to battle these situations and is very hopeful we will get our course back in shape. As the weather allows more tasks and projects will be completed.

The Pro-Shop Staff would like to welcome back our Golf Members. Thank you for all your support! Many new activities are planned for this year. Our first Member social will be held January 26 for all Golf Members these are sure to be a lot of fun. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at these events throughout the year!

New Pro-Shop apparel will arrive towards the end of February. Nike, Greg Norman, Slazenger, Callaway and many more.

STARTING TIMES: For January and February we will remain on our winter schedule, with the tee times beginning at 8:50 am.

Happy Golfing,


Head Golf Professional

Pro-Shop Manager

Director of Memberships

Golf News Shawn Hicken Signature


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Brunswick Plantation News and Events

BP FramedThe Holiday Season at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® has been full of delightful celebrations with neighbors and friends! Charity events have been successful to make the season bright for all! Thanks to everyone who helped support the Spirit of the Season of Giving and Love! May 2016 Bless You & Your Abundantly!

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Thank You to all who made the Season Bright for all this Holiday Season! 

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A Smithfield “Thank You” to the generosity of folks who attended the 7th Annual Christmas Holiday Lighting in Smithfield…For their contributions for the “Be An Angel for Brunswick Family Assistance”… A total of $525.00 was collected for the Families!

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 Thanks, also , to the Rick and Sue Clayton and all of their Friends and Neighbors who make the Brunswick Plantation Season Bright with Christmas Lights and Cheer for All!


angel_aid_logo“Be An Angel” Thank You to all who attended and/or contributed to the Wine & Cheese gathering held on December 12th at the Brunswick House for the Foster Children of Brunswick County.

If you were unable to attend and would like to contribute to the children, there will be a donation container on the front porch of the Cantello house at 121 South Middleton Drive until 12/20/15. May you all enjoy a Blessed Christmas and a Peaceful New Year! 


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A Special Thanks to all who generously contributed to this year’s NIS Sock Drive for the homeless. Your kindness is appreciated!  Happy Holidays!


Redhatfunframed65d977ad0f20fd70b9857b6afa5f0ae4A Special “Thank You” to Princess Barbara Moros for a great job all year, and especially the “Parson’s Table” Dinner.  A Good Time was had by All!

Thank You,

Queen Sally


Toys for Tots



Toys for Tots annual drive is now underway. there is a Drop Off Bos in the foyer of the Brunswick House. THANKS from the Tots!




Brunswick Plantation Bible Study Group

Kids-Christmas-GiftsBrunswick Plantation Bible Study Group will once more be collecting donations for gift cards for the children of the workers here on the Plantation for Christmas.  

You have been so generous in the past. and we pray you will once again “Open Your Hearts”  and help make Christmas extra special for those neighbors who have less. Your Contribution…Can be dropped off at the Facilitator’s Office Or call one of our members to pick it up (Eleanor Tucker 579-6434 Or Barbara Johnson 287-44640). Checks should be made out to: BPBS (Brunswick Plantation Bible Study).  

Thank You once again for all your support and help in the past and again this year.  Wishing each and every one of you a Blessed Christmas and a Healthy & Happy New Year!


The Brunswick Plantation Bible Study Group



Brunswick Plantation Yoga


Gentle Yoga…Thursdays @ 10Am

This gentle yoga class is suitable for Every Body without pressure on writst or knee. This includes linking breath to movement & flexibility.  All poses are done seated, supine, or standing to improve muscle tone, balance, strength, and stability.

***NOTE: There will be no Yoga classes on December 24, 26, or 31.

Saturday Vinyasa Yoga at 10 Am

This is a mixed level practice suitable for both beginner and experienced yogis who have few or no physical limitations (Some modifications are avalaible) . This calss will help you build strength, flexibility, balance, & endurance.

All Yoga Classes take place in the Brunswick House Ballroom              Cost is $5 Per Class.  Please Call Michele Dorland at 910 880-2509 with any questions! Namaste!


FREE Indoor Walking Program

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The FREE Indoor Walking Program continues on M/W/F/S @ 8 Am until approximately 9:10 Am on each of these days.

Our Friday  4-Mile walk now includes the use of light wrist or hand weights…But they are Not a Must if you do not wish to use them. You will need sneakers for every day, with bands (Not a must) as part of the program (Usually on Wednesday). Please call Emily Bonneau if you would  like additional information or would like to be added to the class distribution list so you are kept informed as to program changes or class cancellations.

Please Note:

  1. All participants following this program do so at their own risk.
  2. This is a FREE program for all Brunswick Plantation residents.


Golf Exercise Classes Resume

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Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole Events

New Year’s Eve at the Brunswick Plantation 19th Happy_New_Year_16Hole

This New Year’s Eve at the 19th Hole is SOLD OUT…Enjoy Welcoming in the New Year at our own 19th Hole! Happy New Year! Cheers!

Karaoke & Trivia Night

PicMonkey Collage framedTuesday, January 19th 2016…6Pm – 9Pm Enjoy Karaoke & Trivia with Cheryl Z

Dinner Show with “Fat Jack Band”

Saturday, January 23, 2016…6 Pm Enjoy Dinner @  6 Pm & Live Music with “Fat Jack Band” @ 7 Pm

Sign Up at the 19th Hole for each night Or Call: 910  845-6902 for Reservations!  Join the FUN at the Brunswick Plantation 19th Hole!

Happy-New-YearSo Much FUN to be had at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® this New Year 2016 ! We are so fortunate to have such a dynamic community of friends and neighbors in our community! Thanks for All You Do to make Brunswick Plantation …A Better Way of Life!

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Golf News from the Pro 12.15 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:



December has been one of the warmest on record so far.  Looking ahead mother nature seems to be kind to us.  More warm weather is to come.  It’s nice to wear shorts in December isn’t it?  Get out there and enjoy this weather.  

Holidays & Specials:

The Holiday Season is here with Christmas just around the corner.  The Pro Shop and Golf Maintenance Staff and I wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

If you want to treat yourself or get a gift for someone then check out the Pro Shop.  We have many items discounted up to 30% off.  So come in and take advantage of these special prices.


Annual Dues are payable and due by 12.31.15.  For those of you changing packages please contact me @ 910.845.6935 or come by my office.  Also, those of you paying monthly will need to get us your credit card info on file.

Looking forward to a prosperous and healthy 2016!

Golf tip:

You have just hit your second shot and it came up a few yards short of your target.  You are faced with a short pitch shot in normal conditions.  But, its wintertime.  The ground is wetter than usual and you would love to pitch the ball and would if it were drier.  My suggestion is to choose a hybrid.  A hybrid you say?  Well, yes grip it down using your normal putting stroke strike the ball.  This type of shot will not dig but will actually roll just like a putt.  Give it a try!  I use it a lot this time of year.  It will take some practicing so, get over to the chipping area and try this.

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 12.15

BP Christmas Collage framedSeason’s Greetings…Time to “Deck the Halls” for Celebration! This is the season for wishing folks a Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanza and Peace on Earth for All! The “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s Eve for 2015…Greets the New Year of 2016! Coastal Carolina has a lot to offer for Celebrating for You and Yours…During this Holiday Season and Beyond! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® located in Calabash, NC & minutes from Little River and N. Myrtle Beach, SC is the Perfect Place…To Join the Fun in the area and Celebrations of North and South Carolina! Explore & Enjoy!

Christmas Wonderland

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Christmas Wonderland At North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, (150 Citizens Circle in Little River, SC) is a NEW Holiday Extravaganza…That Transforms the NMB Complex into a Christmas Wonderland!

This Family Friendly Event Offers:

  • Hayride Lights Show
  • 3D Walk to the North Pole
  • Christmas Under the Sea Puppet Show
  • Rudolph’s Buddies Petting Zoo
  • Santa’s Wrapping Room
  • Circus of Elves
  • Visitors can also Help Santa “Save Christmas” in S.C. 1st Interactive Paintball Attraction

Christmas Wonderland Features:

  • Community Stage with Local Talent Groups
  • Each Attraction consists of Elaborate WONDERLAND Sets which create a Magical Family Christmas Experience!

Join the “Christmas Wonderland” Fun: “Daily” 5:30 – 10:30PM …December 17 – 31st!

See More @   Christmas Wonderland


O’Dell Williamson Auditorium Shows

(O’Dell Williamson Auditorium of Brunswick Community College, located @ 50 College Rd. NE, Bolivia, N.C.)

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Thursday, December 17…Showtime 7:30 Pm…Christmas with the Annie Moses Band!  Enjoy the Live Stage Show by this Talented Band…Back by Popular Demand!

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Thursday, January 21…Show Time 7:30Pm…“Night Fever” The Bee Gees Tribute

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Tuesday, February 23…Show Time 7:30 Pm…Flamenco V.VO/Carlota Santana

Tickets & More Information for shows at the O’Dell Williamson Auditorium   @  Or Call: 910-755-7416


Ingram Planetarium Holiday Laser Light & Music Shows and Events

Ingram Planetarium Holiday Laser Light & Music Shows…“Let It Snow” & “Holiday Laser Light”

Ingram Planetarium Holiday CollageIngram Planetarium is proud to present a new holiday show this year called… “Let It Snow”!  This Program Features:

  • A Variety of Festive Holiday Music
  • The amazing soundtrack is visually enhanced with animation, laser imagery, special effects, & full-dome visual scenery!
  • It includes a stunning multi-media finale by The Trans-Siberian Orchestra!
  • It is a FUN Show for All Ages!

Shows are NOW through January 2, 2016…6Pm “Laser Light Show & 7Pm ” Let It Snow”!  Check out More for info & times @   Or Call: 910-575-0033    Ingram Planetarium is located at 7625 High Market Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC.  Check the website for a variety of programs available at the the Planetarium to Include: Presentations on Dynamic earth, Seven Wonders, Oasis in Space, Back to the Moon for Good, and More! 

Ingram Planetarium Holiday Crafts and Activities for Kids

Thursday, December 24…10Am – 2Pm…Ingram Planetarium Holiday Crafts and Activities for Kids…To Make & Take Home! Holiday Fun for All!

 Area Wineries

La Belle Amie Winery

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YULETIDE MUSIC & BONFIRE…Saturday Afternoon Fest with Live Music…Saturday, December 26, 12:30 – 4Pm


***WEDNESDAY…Live Music, Wine Tasting, & More

***WINE DOWN FRIDAY…Live Music, Wine Tasting & More

La Belle Amie Winery Is Open : Monday – Saturday 10Am – 5Pm…Gift shop and Wine Tasting are available!  La Belle Amie Winery  (Located at 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, SC) …More @ www.labelleamie.com Or Phone: 843-399-9463  Cheers!

Silver Coast Winery 

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Events include:

  • Friday Night Music with John Cuvito…December 18th @ 4 Pm – 6Pm 
  • “Hooked on Dancing” line & partner dancing  instruction with Jim & Wanda York in the Barrel Room on Wednesdays…2:30 – 6Pm on December 16 & 30!

***Silver Coast Winery, located on 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean isle Beach, NC… Also has a Tasting Room in the beautiful downtown of Southport, NC. Visit there where you can do both wine & beer tasting, as well as shop for gifts & wonderful art!

***Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach is closed Christmas Day and New Years Day…The Tasting Room in Southport is Open Noon – 5Pm o New Year’s Day.

***Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach is Open New Year’s Eve…11Am – 4Pm…Tasting Room at Southport is Open New Year’s Eve… 11Am – 6Pm  CHEERS!

More About Silver Coast Winery @  Or Call: 910-287-2800


Duplin Winery

Duplin Collage FramedDuplin Winery..Located at 4650 Hwy 17 in N. Myrtle Beach, is Open:

  • Monday – Thursday 11Am – 6Pm 
  • Saturday 11Am – 8Pm
  • Closed on Sundays


Duplin Winery is owned by the Duplin Family with Rural Vinyards in Rose Hill, NC. Enjoy their Award Winning Wines and live music …On the Patio in NMB…Saturdays 4:45Pm – 7:45 Pm  CHEERS!

More about Duplin Winery @  Or Call: 800-774-9634


SOS Mid-Winter Break

SOS Mid-Winter Break in N. Myrtle Beach

sos-headingJanuary 15 – 17, 2016…Enjoy Various Venues for Sociaty of Stranders throughout N. Myrtle Beach!  Learn More @


Long Bay Symphony Events

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Musical Exaltation

Musical-Exaltation framedSunday, January 24…4Pm – 6Pm Musical Exaltation is performed by the Long Bay Symphony…Featuring The Carolina Master Chorale! Performance at the Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center, 3302 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 


Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

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Tickets and more info for Long Bay Symphony Concerts @  Or Call: 843-448-8379


Holiday Entertainment & New Year’s Eve

Calabash Waterfront New Year’s Eve Bonfire


Join the Fun at the 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Calabash Waterfront Bonfire Celebration…Party Launching at 8:30 Pm  December 31st 2015 with festivities ongoing to “Ring in the New Year” at Midnight! The bonfire is in the Parking Lot of the Hurricane Fishing Fleet at the Calabash Waterfront! There will be light refreshments, including hot cocoa & coffee. “Messages in the Bottle” will be cast into the water! Welcome the New Year with Calabash Friends & Neighbors! Thanks to the Calabash Volunteer Fire Dept. for their participation on New Year’s Eve!


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Big M CollageBig “M” Casino Ship l…In Little River Marina invites you to “Ring in the New year” aboard their ship! The Evening Includes:

  • All-You-Can-Eat Buffet with hors’doeuvres
  • Cash Bar
  • DJ Entertainment
  • Complimentary Drinks while gambling
  • Champagne Toast at Midnight!

Boarding Begins at 5:30 Pm, Sailing at 6:30 Pm  with Ship Returning at 12:30 Am…Sailing from 4491 Marina @ 4491 Waterfront Drive, Little River, SC.   Tickets are $75 Per Person & Must be purchased in advance. Tickets & More Casino Info @  Or Call: 843 – 249-9811. All Aboard for a Happy New Year!


The Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises

riverbpcollageThe Barefoot Princess at Barefoot Landing Marina in N. Myrtle Beach…Is Hosting Special Cruises on New Year’s Eve! 

Barefoot Princess New Year’s Eve Cruises Include:

  1. SIGHTSEEING CRUISE with Deli Lunch…Boarding at 10:30 Am and Setting Sail from 11Am – 1Pm. Cruise will include: narration & music by Steve Calfee!
  2. DINNER CRUISE with Buffet Dinner & Live Music…Boarding at 5:30Pm and Sailing from 6Pm – 8Pm!
  3. NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE & DINNER CRUISE…Boarding at 9:45 Pm and Sailing from 10:30Pm – 12:30Am

More about Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises and Booking @  Or Call: 843-272-2140


House of Blues

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The evening includes:

  • A Four Course Dinner
  • Live Entertainment by “Nickel Bag of Funk”
  • Party Favors
  • $4 Champagne Specials
  • Seating times for dinner are at: 7 Pm, 7:30 Pm, 8 Pm,&  8:30 Pm

The NYE Package also includes:

  • A gift certificate for two Free tickets to the 2016 concert season(Subject to special events & blackout dates).
  • Buy one, Get one Free 2016 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Certificate
  • A 25% Discount at in the Company Store

House of Blues is also hosting a New Year’s Day Brunch!

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More on House of Blues Entertainment  & Tickets @  Or Call for Reservations @ 843-913-3746.


Alabama Theatre

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Alabama Theatre Christmas Show, “South’s Grandest Christmas Show”, is being performed twice New Year’s Eve…December 31st At 3:00 Pm & 9:15 Pm! 


Alabama Theatre Christmas Show Dates this season include:

  • NOW through December 19
  • December 26, 2015  through January 2nd, 2016
  • January 1st and 2nd Shows are at 7:30 Pm 
  • Alabama Theatre is closed on December 20th, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Alabama Theatre Guest Performers & Dates for January:

  • Alabama Jan. CollageJanuary 15 & 16…A Closer Walk with Patsy Kline
  • January 22…Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers
  • January 23…Eddie Miles “A Salute to Elvis”
  • January 30…Ricky Mokel Comedy Show

The Alabama Theatre at Barfoot Landing…Located at 4750 Hwy 17, N. Myrtle Beach       More Info @  OR Call: 843-272-1111 Or 1-800-342-2262  


Castano’s Italian Steakhouse

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Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, a Barefoot Landing Restaurant…Invited You to “Ring in the New Year” with them! 

Castano’s Italian Steakhouse will offer:

  • A Limited Menu
  • Complimentary Glass of Champagne
  • Live Entertainment 
  • Party Favors
  • A Balloon Drop

More of Castano’s Italian Steakhouse… 4926 Hwy. 17 S, N. Myrtle Beach, SC  @  Or Call: 843-361-2000


Barefoot Landing

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Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach…Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, has much to offer with a Southern Hospitality Style! 

Barefoot Landing is a place to shop, dine, and unwind in a variety of ways and at many special places. There is shopping in a wide number and types  of  unique stores, live entertainment in the Alabama Theatre, House of Blues, and several other venues. Enjoy the Daytime activities for family and friends as well as the Nightlife! 

Restaurants to “Ring in the New Year”, besides Castano’s  include:

  • Greg Norman’s Australian Grille
  • Margaritaville
  • Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse

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Check Out all of this an More @  Happy New Year!


Broadway at the Beach

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Broadway at the Beach is a wealth of special attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife! 

Broadway at the Beach offers 350 Acres of Fun for All! Check Out More @   The following are a few for you that may enchant you!

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The Carolina Opry invites you to “The Christmas Show of the South”!  

Carolina Opry Christmas CollageThe Carolina Opry owner, producer, and entertainer, Calvin Gilmore, presents this Holiday program that combines new talent, acclaimed rotating artists, long-standing Opry favorites and a holiday brass section! The theatre also has over 35 Christmas trees, 75 wreaths, and over 5 miles of tree lighting wire…A Sight to Behold for the Holidays!

The Carolina Opry Christmas Show Calendar:

  • NOW – December 19
  • December 21 & 22
  • December 26 – 31
  • January 1 & 2
  • Some matinees are available.
  • Carolina Opry has NO performances on December 20, 23, 24, 0r 25.

More @   Or Call: 800-843-6779


Pirate’s Voyage

Pirate's Voyage CollagePirate’s Voyage Christmas Show…Introduces Captain Scrooge and the mystical Spirit of Christmas traveling to the past, present, and future of Buccaneer Bay, During this Christmas-themed journey, they encounter such wonders as Christmas toys that come to life and a beautiful Nativity, complete with wise men and live animals! A Four-Course Holiday Feast tops off the Show!

The New Year’s Eve Show will be at 6PM!

Other Christmas Show Dates include:

  • December 16 – 23
  • December 26 – 31
  • January 1 & 2
  • The is NO performance of “The Pirate’s Voyage” on December 24 or 25.

More @  Or Call: 843-497-9700


Legends in Concert’s Holiday Show

Legends framedLegends in Concert Holiday Show..See your favorite legends perform classic Christmas music. The New year’s Eve Show is at 10PM! More @ Or Call: 843-236-5165


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

Midtown BISTRO

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Midtown BISTRO is a popular restaurant in North Myrtle Beach!

Midtown Bistro has Italian inspired cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere and mouth watering food at an affordable price!

Chef and owner, Jeff Martini, owner of Martini’s Continental Cuisine & Piano Bar, has created this unique and affordable One-of-a-Kind Bistro with something for everyone! Midtown Bistro is so popular with so many that reservations are strongly recommended to assure you of a seat at the table! Please call: 843  427-4720 for Reservations! 

Midtown Bistro Menu includes:

  • Midtown Bistro CollageDaily A La Carte Specials
  • Flat Bread…Selection of 5 Tasty Treats!
  • Pizzas
  • Appetizers…Selection of 14 delicious choices!
  • Variety of Entrees…Selection of 18 delectable dishes to include: A variety of Scrumptious Seafood dishes, Blackened Chicken, Spaghetti  & House Made Meatballs, Veal, Eggplant, & Chicken Parmesan,  Variety of Pasta Plates with House Made Sauces, a Savory Italian Sausage & Peppers over pasta. 
  • Salads…Selection of 10 from a small garden salad  to large salads like Antipasta  & Filet Mignon Salad.
  • Sandwiches, Wraps, & Subs…Selections of 15 Taste Delights served with a side of House Made Pasta.
  • Chophouse Menu including Sorloin, Ribeye, Filet Mignon, Steak Diane, Prime Rib, “New” Filet of Ribeye, “New” Pork Ossa Bucco
  • Kids Menu for $3.99 

A La Carte Sides includeSmall Caesar Salad, House Salad, & Garlic Bread.

Midtown Bistro is Open: 7 Days a Week...11 Am – 9:30 Pm

Happy Hour is 7 days a week4 Pm – 7 Pm  

Happy House Drinks: House Wine $3…House Liquor $2.50…Domestic Beer $2.25

Holiday Hours: 

  1. Christmas Eve: Open 11 Am – 4 Pm
  2. Christmas Day…Closed
  3. New Year’s Eve: 3 Seatings for Dinner..Reservations Required
  4. New Year’s Day…Open with Reservations Required

 MIDTOWN BISTRO is located at 3004 Highway 17 South,On the Corner of 20th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach. More @ Or Call 843  249-9811 


Happy-New-Year-Best-SMS-Wishes framedCoastal Carolina welcomes you to enjoy all the wonderful ways to experience this Holiday Season and the coming year! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® invites you and yours to our “Two State Solution to FUN” any time of year! Wishing you “All a Blissful Beginning for a Happy 2016”! Cheers!


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Coastal Living News and Events 11.15

Brunswick Activites Views Collage framedTis’ the Season…Of Holiday Events in Coastal Carolina! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® , in Calabash, N.C. & minutes from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, S. C. is the Prime Location to Join the Fun of Every Season! Here are a few of the Holiday Delights in North and South Carolina for You to Enjoy!

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta & Yachts for Tots

Regatta2015logo framedSaturday, November 28…Intracoastal Christmas Regatta & Yachts for Tots is a Spectacular Maritime Parade…Starting at the Little River Inlet @ 5Pm and Traveling South, Arriving at Dock Holidays Marina about 7Pm. 

View this Marvelous Maritime Parade anywhere along the way or from the deck of a waterside Restaurant…Remember to bring a Toy for Kids of Horry County (Wrapped Or Unwrapped and/or a monetary offering to make a Child’s Christmas Bright!) If you still have one after the Boat Parade, You may leave it at Harbour Gate Marina. Yachts for Tots make Everyone Smile! www.   

Calabash Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade

Calabash-Christmas-Tree-Lighting framedFriday, December 4…Christmas Parade @ 6Pm Followed by Entertainment & Christmas Tree Lighting

Calabash Christmas Parade…Marching along Beach Drive in Calabash & Followed By: Christmas Tree Lighting and Entertainment (In the Parking Lot of Callahan’s Nautical Gifts.

FREE For All…Kick Off The Season of Joy with the “Spirit of Calabash” Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting:

  • Christmas Parade
  • Live Entertainment by Musicians…Featuring TRU SOL
  • Candlelight Caroling with WAYNE KRIEGER
  • Dancers
  • Cookies and Hot Cocoa
  • Visit From SANTA & MRS. CLAUS! 

Christmas Wonderland

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Christmas Wonderland At North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, (150 Citizens Circle in Little River, SC) is a NEW Holiday Extravagnaza…That Transforms the NMB Complex into a True Christmas Wonderland!

This Family Friendly Event Offers:

  • Hayride Lights Show
  • 3D Walk to the Northpole
  • Christmas Under The Sea Puppet Show
  • Rudolph’s Buddies Petting Zoo
  • Santa’s Wrapping Room
  • Circus of Elves
  • Visitors can also Help Santa “Save Christmas” in S.C. 1st Interactive Paintball Attraction

Christmas Wonderland Features:

  • Community Stage with Local Talent Groups
  • Each Attraction consists of Elaborate WONDERLAND Sets which a create Magical Family Christmas Experience!  

Join the “Christmas Wonderland” Fun : 5:30Pm – 10:30Pm …November 26 – December 31st on DAYS of OPERATION:

***NOVEMBER DATES Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays in November: Beginning on Nov. 26th.

***DECEMBER DATES Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays in December: December 3-6 & 10-13  PLUS “Daily” 5:30 Pm- 10:30Pm December 17 – 31st

See More @  Christmas Wonderland


Christmas with the Annie Moses Band

Annie Moses BandAMB-2014 framedThursday, December 17…Christmas with the ANNIE MOSES BAND…Showtime 7:30Pm @ O’Dell Williamson Auditorium of Brunswick Community College in Bolivia, N.C.

Enjoy the Live Stage Show by this Talented Band…Back By Popular Demand! Call for Tickets @ 910-755-7416 Or Online @


La Belle Amie Winery

La belle Collage framedLa Belle Amie Winery…Offers Weekly Events with Music & Special Themed Events 

Weekly Events with Music Include:

  • Wine Wednesdays
  • Thursdays “On the Deck”
  • Wine Down Fridays

Future Special Themed Music Events Include:

  • Saturday, November 21…WINESTOCK Featuring: Live Music by: Paul Grimshaw Band & The Sunburst Radio Band…Performing N00n – 5Pm & FOOD For This Event By: Sticky Fingers & Smokin’ Pit BBQ
  • Saturday, November 28 …Holiday Spirits Bonfire
  • Saturday, December 26 …Yuletide Music & Bonfire

La Belle Amie Winery…Also offers a Wine Gift Shop & Vineyard Tours.  Open: Monday – Saturday…10Am – 5Pm Check Out More @ Or Phone:  843-399-9463     CHEERS!


Barefoot Princess Riverboat Christmas Cruisesbarefoot Princess Collage framed

Saturday, December 12…Lunch Cruise with Santa & Mrs. Claus…Boarding Time 11:00 -11:25 Am & Cruise Time 11:30 Am – 1 Pm. 

Lunch Cruise with Santa & Mrs. Claus Includes:

  • 1.5 Hour Cruise
  • AYCE Lunch with Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • Gift Bags for Children 
  • Complimentary Coffee, Tea, & Water Throughout the Cruise
  • Christmas Songs with DJ Elf

Reservations are Required…843-272-6796  More Info About Barefoot Princess Sightseeing and Dinner Cruises @

Christmas Dinner Cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway

Saturday, December 12…Christmas Dinner Cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway…Boarding Time 5:15 – 5:55 Pm & Cruise Time 6 Pm – 8 Pm.

Christmas Dinner Cruise Includes:

  • Buffet Style Dinner  
  • Complimentary Coffee & Tea throughout the Cruise
  • Live Solo Entertainer

Reservations: Phone: 843-272-6796  More Info for Barefoot Landing Riverboat Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises of Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach @ 


Christmas Shows

Carolina Opry Christmas Special

Carolina Opry Christmas CollageCarolina Opry Presents a Christmas Special “The Christmas Show of the South”at the Galvin Gilmore Theatre in Myrtle Beach …NOW Through January 2, 2016

Carolina Opry Christmas Special…7 pm PLUS  Some  Afternoon Shows ! Reservations: Phone 800-843-6779  For More about the Carolina Opry , Check Online @


Alabama Theatre Christmas 

Alabama-Theatre-Holiday-collageAlabama Theatre Christmas …”South’s Grandest Christmas Show” At the Alabam Theatre at Barefoot Landing , N. Myrtle Beach…NOW Through January 2, 2016!

Alabama Theatre Christmas Show…Evenings @ 7:30 Pm PLUS Some Afternoon Shows! Reservations: Phone 800-342-2262          

More on Alabama Theatre , Check Online @


Pirate’s Voyage & Dinner Show…A Christmas To Remember!

Pirate's Voyage CollageThe Pirate’s Voyage Christmas Show…The Crew Retells the Charles Dickens’ Classic ” A Christmas Carol” with a Swashbuckling Spin! Christmas Show & Dinner…NOW Through January 2, 2016

Tickets @

Sacred Willow Massage

Sacred Willow Massage

sacred-willow-spaScared Willow Spa, a Quiet, Cozy, Oasis in the Heart of Calabash is the place for you to Relax, Unwind, Rejuvinate in this Holiday Season! It is also the Perfect Christmas Gift or those you Love…Women and Men!  (Gift Certificates are available) They even offer a couple massage!  

The Sacred Willow Spa @ 10140 Beach Drive in Calabash, NC offers a variety of Spa treatments that will make  Your Season Bright!  Phone 910-575-7707 for an appointment OR Learn More @  


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Wings & Fish CollageWING & FISH COMPANY Restaurant Bar & Grill…4924 Main Street in Shallotte, NC  

Enjoy a Fun Night with Family & Friends and Enjoy the Freshest Fish in Town…They Catch Their Own! Home Cooking & Delicious Wings…25 Flavors!   Beers on TAP…25 American Beers! Cheers!

Wing & Fish Company Menu Includes:

  • 13 Unique, Palate Pleasing  Appetizers 
  • Food Fresh From the Grill with All the Sides & Fixins
  • Steaks
  • Ribs
  • Savory Southern Cooking!

Wings & Fish Co FramedThe Beers On Tap & The Game is Always ON!  LIVE Music Every Friday Night! Trivia Tuesday..FUN For All! Check Out this Delightful Restaurant and Bar & Grill for Great Food and FUN!

Call: 910-754-9858   Wing & Fish Company is OPEN:

  • Mon. – Thurs. 11Am – 9Pm
  • Fri. & Sat. 11Am – 11Pm
  • Sunday 11Am = 9Pm

More About Wing & Fish Company of Shallotte@

Ya'llimages framed Always so Much Going on for All in Coastal Carolina! Tis’ Yet Season to Enjoy in Coastal Carolina! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® is the Place to Be to Enjoy It All!  Ya’ll Come!

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Golf News from the Pro 11.15 by Brunswick Plantation Living

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Hello to All:

November is here and that means the Holidays are drawing near.

Mother nature decided to drop over twenty-five inches of rain in the month of October but, we managed to make it to the other side.

Although we are still very soggy rob and his staff have done a great job getting us back in shape. Thanks to Rob and his staff.

The 2016 member golf dues are available for your viewing. You may pick them up in the pro-shop at your convenience. We are hoping to see all of you in the return for the year 2016.


A couple of events are coming near also. Tuesday December 8, 2015 is the last Member social of the year. Shawn will have the pro-shop open offering discounts for Christmas items. Also, December 7, 2015 we are having the second annual Superintendents Revenge. A shot-gun start @ 12:00 pm. This will be a nine hole event on Magnolia. Food and spirits will follow the event at the 19th hole.

Tee-time Schedule Change

A reminder to all Members and property owners that our tee schedule changes December 1, 2015 and continues until the last day of February 2016. The Pro Shop will open at 8 am and close at 5 pm. Our first starting time will be 8:50 am. The later start helps with cold mornings in case of frost.

Happy Golfing,


Head Golf Professional

Pro-Shop Manager

Director of Memberships

Golf News Shawn Hicken Signature


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Brunswick Plantation News and Events 11.15

BP Christmas Collage framedWelcome to Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ®… Alive with more Festive activities and events to Celebrate the Season of Joy with our Friends and Neighbors! We do Believe in the Magic of the Season of Love! Sharing is Caring…And these are some of the ways we Share & Care for Each other at Brunswick Plantation as we celebrate the Season this year! Have a Jolly Good Time!

Community Holiday Lighting

PicMonkey Collage ClaytonsframedALL Brunswick Plantation Residents…Welcome to the 7th Annual Community Lighting!

When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 (Rain Date- December 4) @ 5:30PM

Where: Clayton’s Pond @ 8901 Smithfield Drive

***Please bring along an Appetizer for Share! 


***Donation Box For: “Be An Angel” for Brunswick County Foster Children

Thanks to Sue & Rick Clayton and All of their Friends and Neighbors who participate in this lovely evening for our community!  They Literally “Light Up Our Lives” with Spectacular Lights & Holiday themed scenes  synchronized to music ! Come Join the FUN and get in the Spirit of the Season!

Be An Angel Christmas Party…All Are Invited

angel_aid_logo“Be An Angel” Wine and Cheese Gathering…December 5 @ the Brunswick House, 2Pm – 5Pm

Angel logo“Be An Angel” Wine and Cheese Gathering Benefits the Brunswick County Foster Children. Last year thanks to the generosity of Brunswick Plantation residents and the Toys for Tots program, we were able to provide gifts to the 148 children in foster care. We purchased 44 bicycles and a $675 Walmart gift card to be used during the year to provide emergency needs to children. Brunswick Plantation has been the largest donator to the foster children’s program in all of Brunswick County. Please let’s all get involved and keep that tradition going!

This year there are 132 children in foster care…Ages 1 thru 18 years of age. This is fewer than last year but the ones who are in care are there because of abuse, neglect, or drug abuse by their parents. There are young and older children in care, but there are more teenagers this year than in the past. The foster children of Brunswick County need your support.

Toys and games are needed for both boys and girls. Specific requests have been made for hair dryers, cosmetics, sporting goods, and Walmart gift cards for the teenagers. Monetary gifts and gift cards are also needed to purchase clothing as well as bicycles. Gifts can be either wrapped or unwrapped but should be marked for boy or girl and what age. If you cannot join us and would still like to donate to this cause, you may drop your donation at the Facilitator’s office or put gifts under the tree any time between December 1st & 19th.

Angel103790-300x190If you can, Please join us for some refreshments and mingle with your Brunswick Plantation friends and neighbors while you drop off your gifts or cards.  Thank You!     

Any Questions Call: Pat & Lee Wish 287-6060 Or Camille & Joe Cantello 287-5863  


Red Hat Christmas Dinner

red hat hatRed Hat Christmas Dinner…Wednesday, December 9th

Where: Parson’s Table


Price: $28  Make Check Payable to Barbara Moros. Pay at the Facilitator’s Office. RSVP by December 4th

Choice of Entree:

  1. Parsons Table collageChicken Marsala with Fettuccini Alfredo
  2. Grille Salmon Filet Bearnaise with Rice
  3. Six Ounce Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus
  4. Eight ounce Char Frilled Ribeye and Garden Leek Mashed Potato
  5. Lump Crab cake with a Spicy Dill Mustard Sauce and Rice

All Entrees are served with fresh vegetables.


  • Key Lime Pie
  • Chocolate Mouse with Kahlua
  • Creme Brulee

No Grab Bag Gift!  Come and enjoy the Fantastic Food & Festive Fun with your friends and neighbors! 


Holiday Home Tour

Holly Berry framed“Holly Berry Trail” Holiday Home Tour

“Holly Berry Trail” Holiday Home Tour…Evening of December 16th, Between 7Pm – 9Pm.  

Two additional homes are needed for this year’s Holly Berry Trail. Homes do not need to be “all decked out” with holiday glitter.  This night is…All About Holiday Goodies that you will be offering at each of your homes. Please contact Emily Bonneau, No Later than Wednesday, November 25th at 287-5508 if you would like to share your home for this year’s charity efforts. Thanks!

Red Hat Divas

Red hat bahamas CollageRed Hat Divas…January Cruising Gals!

Friday, December 11 at 1:30Pm…Meeting at the Brunswick House   If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call Barbara Dennington at 910-287-7146.


Bingo at the Brunswick House

Bingo ...wordBingo at the Brunswick House…Wednesday, November 18th @ Last Bingo Game of 2015…7Pm (Doors Open at 6:30 Pm) 

More than $500 in cash prizes is on the table for this final Bingo event of the year.  Top Prize is $125 on the last game of  the evening. Soda and Water are available. FREE Popcorn. All proceeds donated to local charities. Come out for a Fun Evening!



Early Bowling League


 Anyone Interested in joining the Early Bowling League…Either as a Team, an Individual, or a substitute, Please Contact Lou Berinoto at



Sequence Group

sequenceimagesSequence Group at Brunswick Plantation

If you would like to participate, either as a participant…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 now how to play as the game is quite simple and will only take one afternoon of playing with the group to learn.



Free Indoor Walking Program

fitness wlakingFREE Indoor Walking Program at Brunswick Plantation is now using weights. The FREE indoor walking program continues @ The Brunswick House

***M/W/F/S @ 8Am until approximately 9:10 Am on each of  these days.

***Our Friday 4-Mile Walk now includes the use of light wrist or hand weights, but they are not a must if you do not choose to use them. 

***You will need sneakers for every day, with Bands (Not a Must) as part of the program (Usually on Wednesday).

***There are currently 30+ women (Plus 2 gentlemen) that attend this program. Please call  Emily Bonneau if you would like to be added to the class distribution list so you are kept informed as to program changes or class cancellations.

Please Note:

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



Brunswick Plantation Gentle Yoga



Gentle Yoga Class…Thursday @ 10Am in the Brunswick House Ballroom 

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. (There are no Yoga classes on November 19th or on Thanksgiving.)

Yoga PosterBrunswick Plantation  Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga Class…Saturday @ 10Am in the Brunswick House Ballroom

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.

Cost for All Brunswick Plantation Yoga Classes is $5 Per Class. Please Call Michele Dorland at 910-880-2509 with any questions.

framedbelieve_in_the_magic_of_christmas_2_vinyl_wall_decal__8e307244Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® love to share the season of Joy with each other! Fitness with Friends is another way we share the Wealth of Good Health! Wishing You and Yours “All the Blessings of the Season”!

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Ellene and Fred Schwartz…Love At First Sight, Together Forever!

BP Flower Collage framedBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® our lovely gated golf community in Calabash, North Carolina is a prime example of a Coastal Living Paradise! The awesome beauty of Green Trees, Flowers in a Harmony of Hues, and Seasonal Foliage “Welcome You” to this Wonderland of Southern Bliss! We are Blessed by the Friendliness of the Folks who Chose to call Brunswick Plantation Home…Southern Hospitality For All!

Though our Friends & Neighbors in this community come from many states, as well as some from other countries, the variety of interests combine to make ours the dynamic and interesting…Community We Love!

creative adult1396688086103829 framedEveryone shares their own unique talent to offer events & activities that each other might enjoy. Einstein said, “Creativity is Contagious Passion!” We certainly have the Passion for Creativity at Brunswick Plantation!

 Neighbors…Ellene & Fred Schwartz

Schartz Mirrored LoveEllene and Fred Schwartz are excellent examples of the Great People of Brunswick Plantation who make living here Such a Joy! quotes-love-is-like-a-mirror_3865-3framed

They are a very talented couple that reveal their creativity…Each in their own style!

Their lovely home is filled with the art and generous Spirit of Love that they Share!

313  Door SchwartzThe Door to the Home of Ellene and Fred…Reflects their Passion for the Art of Stained Glass! Welcome to The Mystic Bliss of their Stained Glass Nirvana! Feast Your Eyes on the Elegant Prize of Art from the Heart!

S G Award PicsExquisite Stained Glass Creations, Designed by Fred, adorn the broad windows of their home. Several have won Fred awards by the Brunswick County Gator Games which are preliminaries for the Statewide Senior Games Stained Glass Awards. S G CollageStained Glass became a passion for Fred 35 years ago when he went to a Craft Show and Fell In Love with Stained Glass. He took 6 lessons and has been designing Stained Glass Creations to this Day! He finds it very rewarding to see his work appreciated! His Biggest Fan is Ellene, who also appreciates seeing the Art of It All!

FS Photo CollagePhotography also became another Passion for Fred seven  years ago. He has won awards for his photography through the local Camera Club Competition which gives photography awards every other month. Fred enjoys being a member of this club, and as Program Chair, having initiated Lectures through  Cannon Explorers of Light  professional photographers to present at the Club. He really enjoys those presentations, as do the other members!

Ellene shares these Passions with Fred, as they totally support each other in this Adventure of Life! The Arts are inspiring to both of them!

RTHframedEllene became a Certified Aerobics Instructor and kept up her skills, going back every two years for training. She had her own business in Aerobic Expression which was sub-contracted to IBM, Singer- Lenk, and Hospitals.  She had earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from SUNY Cortland (State University of New York)  after the couple’s two sons went away to school.  She worked with folks with disabilities to teach them to ski. Ellene also employed others in her business of helping people. She trained her workers and taught them choreography to music with a beat. There are Many Ways to Share the Passion for Life…To Inspire and Teach Others how to Move Better for a Healthy Lifestyle is a Gift that Keeps on Giving!


In The Beginning…Love At First Sight!

Love Collage framedEllene was living in Syracuse, New York and Fred was working in Endicott, New York…About 60 miles away, when they first met at a Ski Resort in Central New York. Before moving to Syracuse, Ellene,with an Associate Degree in Business, was an executive secretary in NYC to the Vice President of Madison Fund – a Closed End Investment Firm. While in Syracuse, she was the Secretary to Bristol Myers in their Public Relations Department. Fred, whose masters degree from Brooklyn College was in computer science, was the Senior Software Engineer for IBM…Which was to be his Company of Choice for his 32 year career!

Schwartz Snowbirds framedEllene and Fred, both avid skiers, were each with friends at The Greek Peak Mountain Resort in New York in January of 1970.  The young man that Ellene was with had gotten sick and was not skiing that day. They were with two other couples, but Ellene decided to ski on her own for the day. Fred decided to stay and ski that day, as well.

Swartz Wedding Dance framedThey did not know each other. However, when Fred spotted Ellene, he was immediately taken with her beauty.  He saw her and thought, “Wow! That is One beautiful Woman!” So, he followed Ellene to the Ski Lift. After getting on the ski chair, he looked back…And discovered that Ellene was about 6 ski baskets back. When she got up to him, they skied together. He got her name and bought her hot chocolate. Their second date was skiing. Ellene recalls that on that ski date, she accidentally knocked him off the ski lift. Finally, Fred found Ellene again. As Fate Would Have It…They started off the New Year as a Couple!  The Happy Couple was engaged at Thanksgiving that year. Their wonderful Wedding was in April 18, 1971! Love at First Sight…Together Forever!

Family Time

Erick Family framedEllene and Fred have two sons…Erick and Jason. Both are married now with children of their own.Ellene & Fred the Happy Grandparents, Love Spending Time their expanding Family…All The More To Love!

Erick Group FramedErick is a Partner in Physical Therapy  for Children’s Therapy Network.

He resides in New York with his lovely wife, Kate, and their five children…Mega 15, Molly 13, Emma 11, Jake 6, &  Nick 5. Family is very important the Schwartz Family who all enjoy sports like baseball and soccer, as well as skiing, of course!

Jason & Family0002 framedJason is the COO (Chief Operating Officer) for BAMKO, one of the largest sourcing companies in the world. They make everything non-food related from consumer electronics thru glass, jewelry, toys, etc. They are a large promotional company working with over half of the Fortune 500 companies sponsoring various events like the Boston Marathon.

Alex - ski Slolom framedJason and his charming wife, Katia, have a 9 year old son, Alex. Alex, at the age of 8,  was privileged to compete in the Jr. Olympics Ski Competition slalom in Olympic Facility at  Park City, Utah. The Schwatrz Family is Still a Skiing family!

 Ellene & Fred Discover Brunswick Plantation

Ellene and Fred moved to Wake Forest when IBM downsized in New York and Fred was relocated to the Research Triangle of North Carolina. As they were considering where to live in their retirement years, they first looked in Florida, as they had family there. However, since they had family in Florida and New York, Calabash, North Carolina was mid-way between the two states and seemed like a perfect location. They had a package with Sea Trail and looked around, but it  just didn’t feel like Home.

Sunset B viewsThey both Love Sunset Beach and enjoyed walking their dog on the beach. One day, as they were walking on Sunset Beach, a friendly poodle came up the Fred and was licking him. The owner of the poodle came to talk to them and told them ,”You have to check out Brunswick Plantation! I Live there and Love It!” So, Ellene and Fred made an appointment to do a real estate tour at Brunswick Plantation.balloon-rally framed While they were here, actually looking at the lot where there house now stands, Ellene knocked on the door of the house next door. They were Welcomed in by the Owner. While there they noticed a picture on the wall of Balloons flying over buidlings & a map of Binghampton, New York.  They had once lived in Binghampton and had seen Balloons flying over their house. The Schwartz’s took this as a sign to make this Beautiful, Friendly Community Home!

Dogs & Couple framedThey loved the inviting view on the property they purchased and built their home with the inside designed By & For Them Personally!  That was 15 years ago and they still love their comfortable Dream House with it’s open spaces and the Picture-Perfect view of Nature at It’s Best!  They feel So At Home Here with their beloved dogs…McDuff and Wyatt! They especially enjoy this cordial, Dog Friendly Community of Friends & Neighbors!

Coastal Living FUN at Brunswick Plantation

Ellene and Fred enjoy and the active lifestyle they find so available in our Brunswick Plantation Community. There are such interesting people with a willingness to share their interests…Offering a variety of Events and Activities for their Friends and Neighbors!

Fred and Ellene belong to two Supper Clubs sharing special dishes with friends at Brunswick Plantation. Ellene enjoys playing Bunco at the Brunswick House. She plays Sequence with friends at the 19th Hole and each other’s homes. The ladies on her street also play Mexican Train and have lunch monthly as a group. Fred is pleased to have the area Camera Club to inspire his Photography with others who share that interest. Of Course, he is constantly inspired to create his amazing Stained Glass for All to Admire!

Seaside collageThe Schwartz’s are also active in the Seaside Methodist Church in Sunset Beach. They have taken Bible Study classes at the Church.  Ellene sings in the Church Choir with nearly 100 other church members. Their Cantatas are a well known delight for Folks in the area! Talent Galore on this Eastern Shore!

Sunsset-Concerts-frameEllene and Fred appreciate it that Brunswick Plantation is a gated community with No Soliciting. It makes them feel very comfortable living here. Sunset Beach is still a favorite for them!  Walking the dogs to the famed Kindred Spirit Mailbox is still Fun!  They used to belong to the Turtle Watch folks who protect the cherished Sea Turtles that nest on the Beach. They try to Keep the Beat with Friends by attending the Free Summer Concerts in Calabash, Sunset Beach, and Ocean Isle Beach! La Belle Amie Winery in Little River is a premier place for them to listen to live music and “Wine a Little”!  Ellene and Fred both the Magic Touch of Therapeutic Massage…Healthy to the Core! There are Theatres with stage shows that excite them, also.

A Night Out to the Theater may include any one of the following:

  • Theatre CollageO’Dell Williamson Auditorium in Bolivia, NC
  • Theatre of the Republic in Conway, SC
  • Alabama Theatre @ Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach,SC
  • Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach, SC … Ellene will going to The Palace for their Christmas Show with her Gal Friends this year.

There are so many really good restaurants in the area! Though seafood and Chinese food are among their favorites, they find dining delights of various tastes in our area of Coastal Carolina.  The Bonefish Grill in Myrtle Beach, The Parson’s Table and Chianti South in Little River, and  Fibber McGees in Sunset Beach serve delicious cuisine to tantalize your taste buds!

A Passion For Travel

Sedona collageEllene and Fred Love to Travel the World and have had several Opportunities To Do So! Their most recent trip was in October to Sedona, ArizonaPanoramic Views of Nature’s Breathtaking Beauty!

WildMouse101framedSome of Ellene and Fred’s Favorite Family Trips are the times they took their grandchildren to Amusement Parks…Busch Gardens & The Wild Mouse Ride were especially Fun Family Times and Precious Memories for All!

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Park City, Utah is always a  wonderful place to spend Family Time with Jason and Family. The Bryce Canyon in Utah was Majestic! Last year, this was after Ellene and Fred’s Cruise to the Caribbean!  This year’s Christmas in Park City will be after a Cruise to Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania! They are hoping to see their Grandson, Alex, race in Park City, Skiing the Slalom, swimming & more Jr. Olympics Fun! Sounds Like a Scenic Way to Celebrate the Holiday…Celebrating Mother Nature & Family!

Past trips have included 6 weeks in Europe when Fred was working in London for the lab for IBM.

Countries visited were:

  • germany-cologne-cathedral framedGermany…They had a Time Share in Cologne, Known for the Magnificent Cathedral.
  • Spain
  • England
  • France…French Riviera

Other Memorable Travels for Ellene and Fred Include:

  • Alaska…Mt. McKinley Water and Land Cruise
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Panama Canal
  • Jamaica

Cazenovia kids framedTraveling the World and Sharing this Adventure of Life with Family is a Blessing for the Schwartz Family! Their Lifestyle would seem to embrace this Tibetan Proverb…Just Become Like a Child that Discovers the Beauty of the World Every Moment! They are enjoying many  Moments to Remember for the Whole Family!

Brunswick Activites Views Collage framedIt is clear that Ellene and Fred Schwartz have a Passion for Life…As Do the Many Folks at Brunswick Plantation! They Say “Those who Play Together, Stay Together”! Looks Like All is Good for “A Better Way of Life” for our Friends and Neighbors at Brunswick Plantation! Einstein has said that “Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun!” Come on down and Join the FUN at Brunswick Plantation!

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