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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 Hwy 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!

framed Big MBig “M” Schedule:

  • 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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