October Fun/Fitness @ C.B. Berry Center/Vereen Park

BP Flower CollageAwesome Autumn is here with lots to Celebrate with Family and Friends in Coastal Carolina! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® are in a Good Spot for the Two State Solution to Fun! While we live in North Carolina… Little River, South Carolina is minutes away! C.B. Berry Community and Historical Center, At the entrance to Vereen Memorial Gardens, has a lot going on with special events for All! We have some Fun Events for Fun and Fitness that you might enjoy at C.B. Berry this Month of October…And More!


C. B. Berry Community and Historical Center

C.BC.B. Berry Recreation Center is Located @  2250 Highway 179 (At The Intersection of Highways 17 & 179)… By the Entrance to Vereen Gardens

Ble Book framedC. B. Berry was a Surveyor and Historian in Horry County. His book, “Berry’s Blue Book” (Published in 2006) is a Treasury of Interviews and Family Trees of people in this area. Andrew Stanley & Family were an important source of information from their interviews. 

C.B. Berry also served as the 1st mayor of Crescent Beach and 1st President of the Horry County Historical Society. Learn More about  “Berry’s Blue Book” and purchase information at the C. B. Berry Center.


Family Night…Friday, October 16th

Hocus PocusindexFriday, October 16h…Activities @ 6Pm & Movie “Hocus Pocus ” @ 7:30 Pm

Enjoy “Family Night” Activities:

  • Pumpkin Carving
  • HALLOWEEN Costume Contest
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Concessions & More!

Cost: $5 per Person

Register online By: October 9th at parksandrec.horrycounty.org Or Contact Alyssa Craft @ 843-24904157

Pumpkin Hunt

pumpkin-hunt framedSaturday, October 24th …Come Dressed in Your Best Halloween Costumes to Celebrate Together along the Vereen Memorial Gardens Nature Trails ! 

Children can Participate In Fall Themed:

  • Crafts
  • Hayrides
  • Scavenger Hunt for Plastic Pumpkins …Filled with Prizes!

Children ages 3 – 12:

  • Check-In & Games @ 9:30 Am
  • Pumpkin Hunt @ 10Am
  • Participants must arrive 15 minutes prier to the Pumpkin Hunt!

FREE Event…Contact is Alyssa Craft @ 843-249-4157 & Pre-register Online  (By: October 19th) at parksandrec.horrycounty.org

 Fun Fitness @ C.B. Berry Recreation Center

Cardio & Strength

cb cardio1924270_891312434251732_8486703881325190347_nframedMonday & Wednesday…6Pm – 7Pm Join the Fun with Friends for Strength & Cardio Training. You will Burn Fat & Challenge Your Body with a blend of Cardio & Strength Training…Using You Body Weight, Weights, and Resistance Bands. 

$20 a Month ($5 Drop In Class)…Call: Alyssa Craft @ 843-249-4157  Register OnLine At: parksandrec.horrycounty.org


Zumba Gold

Zumba cherylindex framedTuesday & Thursday…9Am – 10Am   Join Cheryl…For Some Fun, Fitness, & Friendship! Zumba Gold is for Active Adults looking for a Modified Zumba Class that recreates the original Moves you Love at a Lower Intensity! 

You can Contact Cheryl @ ccullina@cox.net  Zumba Gold is $20 Per Month ($5 for Drop-In Class)  For More Info: Alyssa Craft @ 843-249-4157 Register OnLine @ parksandrec.horrycounty.org


Vereen Memorial Gardens

Vereen signframedVereen-Park-Memorial-300x300 framedVereen Memorial Gardens is a Former Plantation Owned by the Vereen Family & Donated to Horry County! The Plantation dates back to the Revolutionary War! The Family Cemetery is still preserved there, including the grave of Joshua Vereen.

King Hywy framedJoshua Vereen actually entertained President George Washington when  he visited the area immediately after the war & his entourage came down King’s Road. According to Horry County Historian, Ben Burrows…King’s Road, then a dirt road on the grounds of Vereen Gardens, was an important highway because of all of the traffic between the Northern and Southern Colonies. If they were coming by land, they would have come down this road.



From King’s Road to four miles of… Groomed Trails & Elevated Boardwalks, this small pocket in the Heart of the City, is a real Prize for Photographers!

Vereen Memorial Gardens are considered by Many as the “Hidden Jewel in Little River”!

Folks Enjoy Vereen Memorial Gardens For:

  • Intracoastal Waterway Views
  • The Platform on the Waterway
  • Heron FramedExercising
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Running Trails
  • Bird Watching…A Bird Watcher’s Paradise!
  • Boardwalks
  • Dog Walking
  • History


C.B. Berry Facilities Community & Historical Center & Vereen Gardens

Vereen-Park-picnic-collage-300x300framedC.B. Berry Community Center and Vereen Memorial Gardens Facilities Include:

  • Conference Room
  • Gazebo
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Pier
  • Boardwalk
  • FREE Walking Trails
  • Wildlife
  • Variety of Horry County Parks & Recreation Programs
  • Rooms Available for …Parties, Meetings, & Special Events!
  • Other Special Events

Horry-county-Parkds-sign framedHorry County Parks and Recreation Center Offers a Variety of Events and Possibilities for Events.  There is No Membership Fee.  Free parking is available at the C. B. Berry Recreational Center. Vereen Memorial Park and Gardens … Gates are Open on Monday – Saturday 9Am – 5Pm.  you may contact Horry County Parks and Services for more Information. Ya'llimages framedBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® Invites You to Join Us & Enjoy Autumn in Coastal Carolina! North Carolina and South Carolina are yours to Explore from the Perfect Location in our Beautiful Gated, Golf Community of Brunswick Plantation! Ya’ll Come!

Did you enjoy this article?
Get Free Updates

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

This entry was posted in Coastal Living and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply