Coastal Living News and Events 4.16

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“Spring has Sprung” and the Fun has Begun at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort®Every Season for Every Reason…Coastal Living in North Carolina is fun for the whole family!  BP collage framedBrunswick Plantation is the the perfect place to enjoy events and activities in North and South Carolina, as it is located in Calabash, NC and just 3 miles from the state line to Little River and N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! We have a few that you might choose to do and see when you are in this area in the coming month. Explore and Enjoy Coastal Carolina!  

Art In The Park

WACG-LogoSaturday, April 16 & Sunday April 17…10Am- 4 Pm  Market Commons Welcomes You…To “ART IN THE PARK” at Valor Park, 1120 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC !

“ART IN THE PARK” is a Fine Art & Craft Show organized by Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild and Showcasing Original Southeastern Art:Art in the park Collage

  • Paintings
  • Woodworking
  • Photography
  • Jewelry
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Pottery
  • Stone



Enjoy “Art In The Park” Exhibits ! There are no food booths & pets are allowed! It’s the Art of It all…For All!


Society of Stranders…SOS Spring Safari

sos1April 15 – 24…Various Venues in N. Myrtle Beach

SOSspring collageMembers of ACSC will schedule “Tea Parties” in Local Lounges! Lounges themselves will schedule special parties during the Spring Safari!

Shag Dance instructors will offer…Classes to the Masses who are seeking to improve their skill OR Increase their repertoire of moves!  

SOS-Spring-parade-300x225framedSaturday, April 23 @ 1 PM…SOS Parade with Fun Floats and Folks!

Check Out SOS Spring Safari @

Nightlife along clubs on Main Street and OD…Meet Old Friends and New when you Join the Party at Spring Safari!  


Singing In The Sun

Sing Sun Collage framedApril 18 – 23…6:30 Pm  “SINGING IN THE SUN” Featuring GOSPEL Music’s Greatest Artists & Well Known Speakers, is presented Live/ On Stage at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center… 2101 N. Oak Street on Myrtle Beach!

For more Info and Tickets: Phone 1-888-6858 OR @


Carolina Master Chorale 

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Saturday, April 23 @ 4 Pm…Ocean View Baptist Church, 7300 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Sunday, April 24 @ 4 PmTrinity Church ,3000 North Kings Highway, Myrtle beach, SC 29577

CMC groupCMC Season Finale Honors:

  • Attending Local First Responders
  • Community Leaders
  • Charitable Workers
  • Decorated Athletes
  • Historical Icons

This concert of thrilling music pays tribute to the people in our community and beyond who have dedicated their lives to the care of American values, which are shared by us all!   

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Check out “Carolina Master Chorale” @


Long Bay Symphony


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Wednesday, April 27…7:30 Pm – 8:30 Pm “SPRING YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT”  @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center, 3302 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC   Phone: 843 448-8379  Check Out Symphony Performances @


La Belle Amie Winery

La-Belle-Amie-iconLa Belle Amie Winery…1120 St. Joseph Road in Little River, SC…Open Monday – Saturday 10 Am – 6 Pm (Closed on Sunday)

La Belle Amie Winery…Home of Twisted Sisters Wine, offers Wine Tastings…Monday – Friday and on Non-Festival Saturdays.  

wine1La Belle Amie Gift Shop offers special gifts for Your Browsing and Shopping Pleasure!

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAYS…Live Music & Food available to purchase & FREE Admission.

WINE DOWN FRIDAYS…Live Music & Food available to purchase & FREE Admission.

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Festivals  Dates:

***Saturday, April 23 …APRIL MUSIC FEST ($8)

***Saturday, May 7…KEY WEST MUSIC FEST ($8)


Admission reduced by $3 if you bring 2 canned/dry good food items for the Food Bank.

Check Out LA BELLE AMIE WINERY & Festival with Live Music, Food and details @  Or Phone: 843 399-9463


Silver Coast Winery

silver-W-FramedSilver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Road N. W., Ocean Isle Beach NCOpen: Monday – Saturday 11 Am – 6 Pm & 7 Pm on Friday  PLUS Sunday Noon – 5 Pm

Tastings offered daily & Scheduled Tours available 1 pm & 3 Pm   

Check Out SILVER COAST WINERY @  Or Phone 910  287-2800

silver-coast-winery-tasting framedCheck Out SILVER COAST WINERY “Southport Tasting Room” , 105 South Howe Street, Southport, NC

You can do both wine and beer tasting in the beautiful downtown of Southport, NC.  You can also shop for gifts and wonderful art!  Open: Monday – Saturday 11 Am – 7 Pm & Wednesday Til 8 Pm PLUS Sunday 1 pm – 6 Pm…Southport Tasting Room Phone: 910 777-5151


Duplin Winery

Duplin Winery - Rendering framedDUPLIN WINERY is located @  4650 Hwy 17 in N. Myrtle Beach, NC

Duplin Winery is owned by the Duplin Family with Rural Vineyards in Rose Hill, NC.

DUPLIN WINERY at N. Myrtle Beach offers Wine Tastings, Tours, Live Music Entertainment! OPEN: Monday – Saturday…11 Am – 6 Pm  (Closed on Sundays)

***Enjoy Myrtle Beach DUPLIN WINERY For…Cool Sweet & Easy Saturday MUSIC IN THE COURTYARD 2:30 – 5:30 Featuring:

  • Duplin CollageApril 16…Chad Thompson
  • April 23…Mark Daffer
  • April 30…Bill Powell
  • May 7…Monica Jane
  • May 14…Johnnie Acoustic
  • May 21…Chad Thompson
  • May 28…Curtis Lee

Check Out Duplin Winery @  Or Phone: 800  774-9634. Enjoy & WINE a Little! CHEERS!


Sunset River Marketplace

sunset mframedSunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive in Calabash, NC…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! 


Image01_1-300x300Sunset River Marketplace is Currently Featuring…Works in Acrylic & Clay by KAMI KINNISON with her Show running through April 30th!

April 20…5:30 – 7:30…Join us for PAINT AND PARTY, MERMAID, Acrylic on Canvas!

pnp_mermaid_on_pier framedPAINT & PARTY is a Fun time where you can uncork your creativity & your favorite wine in a friendly atmosphere. No experience necessary, just bring a little imagination! Bring your best pals or come on your own…Friendly Fun for All!   Phone: 910 575-5999 Or Learn More about Sunset River Marketplace and Future events @


Mulberry Park Grand Opening

Mulberry framedWelcome to the GRAND OPENING of the New 10-acre MULBERRY PARK at 123 Mulberry Street in Shallotte, NC!

framed embersFriday, May  20th @ 6 Pm…“Grand Opening Ceremonies” @ 6:30 Pm with “The Embers” Featuring Craig Woolard!


Mullberry Park Farmers Market

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Saturdays 8 A.M. – Noon…May -September…Mullberry Park Farmers Market offers Fresh Local Produce For You at  123 Mullberry Street Phone: (910) 754-4032


Shallotte River Swamp Park

Ocean-Isle-Beach-Outpost-Swamp-ParkSHALLOTTE 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 a Bird’s Eye View of the Critters below!

***Aerial Adventures4 year old  – Military Challenge ( 4 – 6 year old must be accompanied by a parent.)

***Kiddie Park for the Youngest Adventurers!

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

Shallotte River Swamp Park … 5550 Watts Road, Ocean Isle Beach, NC  

Learn More @  OR Phone: 910 687-6100.


Horseback Riding

Peachtree Equestrian Center

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

Peachtree Equestrian Center Offers:

  • Lessons & Trail Rides
  • Sports Instruction 

Learn More About…Peachtree Equestrian Center Phone: 910- 287-4790


Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen_Gardens_LogoframedBrookgreen Gardens…Celebrating the 85th Anniversary!

BROOKGREEN GARDENS…Beautiful Gardens filled with sculpture and the only accredited Zoo of the Carolinas! Brookgreen offers an amazing array of Art, History and  Exhibits and Programs to Include:

  • Brookgreen CollageframedA 48 Ft. Pontoon Boat Cruise on the creeks of the Waccamaw River with a guide!
  • A Butterfly House
  • Gullah Program…An Entertaining & informative Program about the culture, food, language and history of the Gullah Geechee People…Every Wednesday in April at 1 PM

NEW in  2016…NOW through September 5th 

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BrooklegocollageBROOKGREEN GARDENS Hosts 12 Larger-Than-Life LEGO®  Brick Sculpture Installations in it’s Native Wildlife Zoo! “NATURE CONNECTS” was created by SEAN KENNEY, renowned artist & children’s author. “NATURE CONNECTS” is an award winning exhibit currently touring the country! it is made from a half a million LEGO® bricks! It includes:

  • A 6 Ft. tall Hummingbird hovering over a Trumpet Flower
  • A Giant Tortoise
  • A 7 Ft. long Dragonfly and More!

This Exhibit is OPEN Daily til 8 Pm…And included in the Garden Admission! Admission is good for 7 Days!

BROOKGREEN GARDENS is located on Highway 17 between Murrels Inlet and Pawleys Island.

For More Information…Phone: (800) 849-1931 OR Learn More @



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

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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 “Pot O’ Gold Machine

All Cruises have a Superb Buffet ( All you Can Eat )!

luck17Check out More on Big “M” Casino Ship 1 @  OR Phone 843 249-9811 Or Toll Free 877-250 LUCK


Calabash Waterfront



Calabash Fishing Fleet

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Nav Framedhome-page-navigator-head-boat-charter-fishing***2 Hour Adventure for the Whole Family on the 65′ Navigator!



PicMonkey-Collage-Calabash-fishing-fleet-300x270framedGulf 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 framed***Enjoy an Adventure Cruise with your Family on the 90′ Hurricane II…Let the Crew Show You :Nature Under The Sea” !


***Deep Sea Fishing

Hurricane-Fleet-fishing2framedDeep Sea Fishing Charters…Depart Monday – Friday @ 1:30 Pm – 4 Pm Reservations are not Required but Recommended!

More @  Or Call: 910 5793660 OR SC 843  249-3571


Calabash Delights…For You to See and Do!

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Playing in Calabash

Tropical Adventure Mini-Golf

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Tropical Adventure Mini-Golf Course…Popular 18 Hole Mini-Golf  Course in Calabash, NC is a Beautiful, Well-Kept Course for Family Fun!

Tropical Adventure Mini-Golf Course is located at 10124 Beach Drive SW  By The Low Country Plaza in the Heart of  Calabash, NC… Open: Monday – Friday…10 Am – 6 Pm!  More Info Phone: 910  579-2226 


Eat and Shop at Harbor Center in Calabash…NEW For You!

NOTE: Harbor Center is on Beach Drive…Across from Callahan’s Nautical Gifts

Mermaid Coffee Shop

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Mermaid Coffee Shop…9970 Beach Drive, Next to Alley OOP Surf Shop in Harbor Center of Calabash, NC


***ESPRESSO COFFEE By the Cup Or the Bag

***Fresh RoastedLeopard Forest Coffee from the mountains of Zimbabwe

***Free WiFi…Comfortable Place to Eat In with our Delicious Goodies! 

***Check Out Saturdays with Free Live Music!

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday9:30 Am – 4 Pm PLUS Saturdays 9:30 Am – 5 Pm (Closed on Thursdays & Sundays)

Cash Or All Major Credit Cards accepted…Phone: 828-320-3943 for more info!


SEASIDE…NEW Sales and Consignment Shop

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SEASIDE Sales and Consignment is a newly opened  shop…997- Beach Drive, Suite 7 in Harbor Court

SEASIDE Sales and Consignment offers a Variety of Unique New & Used Stock with more arriving daily! 

Take a Look for yourself!   You can give them a Call @ 843 231-6400


Back Porch Ice Cream Shoppe

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Back Porch Ice Cream Shoppe is a popular place @ 9970 # 8 , Beach Drive…Also at Harbor Landing in Calabash, NC!


  • 24 Flavors of Mayfield Ice Cream
  • New Orleans Shaved ICE SNOWBALLS
  • Now Serving…FAT FREE YOGURT With a Flavor Burst
  • Cake Or Sugar Cones
  • Sundaes
  • Milkshakes
  • Malts
  • Floats

You may Take Out OR Sit in Comfort on a bench or Rocking Chair!  Open: Noon – 9 Pm Daily!  

Phone: 910 579-1533 for More Info!


Relax in Calabash

Sacred Willow Spa


Sacred Willow Spa ..Family Owned Spa @ 10140 Beach Drive in Calabash Plaza

Relax, Unwind, Rejuvenate @ SACRED WILLOW SPA… a Cozy Oasis  in the Heart of Calabash, NC!

Spa Treatments Include:

  • Massages…Wellness Booster, Sacred Stone, Maternity Bliss, & More
  • Reiki Healing
  • Facials…Aromatherapy , Gentleman’s Facial, & others
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Waxing & Tinting
  • Reflexology

MARY…Voted #1  Massage & LESLIE…Voted # 1 Esthetician in Brunswick County by: Brunswick Beacon Reader’s Choice! THANKS & Congratulations to the BEST In Brunswick County!  

OPEN: Monday – Friday 9 Am – 3 Pm & Saturday 9 Am – 2 Pm (Closed on Sunday)

Call for an Appointment @ 910  575-7707  Check out our Ongoing Special…1 Hour Massage PLUS 1 Hour Facial for $100! Gift Certificates are Available…Mother’s Day Gift to Give her a Lift!

 See a complete Spa Menu @


Barefoot Landing

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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

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the-one-show-alabama-theatreAlabama Theatre (On Barefoot Landing @ 4750 Hwy 17 South, N. Myrtle Beach, SC) Offers the Mega Hit Musical “ONE Show” nightly at 7:30 Pm &  Guest Artist Shows  at 7 PM to Inlcude:

***Saturday, April 16…Herb Reed’s Platters, The Coasters & Clyde McPhatter’s Drifters

***Saturday, April 23…The Kingston Trio

***Saturday, April 30…50’s Dance Party “Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, & Big Bopper

***Saturday, May 7…Three Dog Night

***Sunday, June 5…Baby Boomer Comedy Show

 ***Sunday, June 12…Rick Alviti & His Showband “Tribute to Elvis”

***Friday, June 24…1954 “Best Beatles Tribute Band on Earth”

Check Out More @ Or Phone: 1-800-342-2262


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 Myrtle Beach venues that might attract you!

Shows at the Calvin Gilmore Theatre in Myrtle Beach, SC

The Carolina Opry

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THE CAROLINA OPRY is an Award Winning Show presenting 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


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

Calabash Garden Tea Room & Gift Shop

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CALABASH GARDEN TEA ROOM…At Calabash Cottages, 10152 Beach Drive SW in Calabash . NC…The Perfect Place to Sip, Relax, And Enjoy Life For  A While!

TT20160411_164835framedCALABASH GARDEN TEA ROOM & Gift Shop housed in a charming Victorian Style Tea House with antique Treasures of Owner, Kathy Cody, in use and on display! Treasures include Vintage Linens, Antique Tea Cups, and Silverware!


Assortment of HATS & BOAS …For You to Choose to Wear for Your Personal Tea Party! Enjoy choice of 80 Gourmet Teas (Including Downton Abbey Teas) …Poured from you choice of Unique & Antique Tea Pots. Enjoy Large & Small Pots of Tea  & Iced Tea By the Glass!


Open Wednesday – Saturday with sittings @ 11:30 Am & 3:00 Pm…CALABASH GARDEN TEA ROOM Offers:


  1. Tea foodSpring Mix Salad with Special Calabash Garden Dressing
  2. Fresh Baked Scones with Lemon Curd & Clotted Cream
  3. Assorted Tea Sandwiches
  4. Miniature Desserts

***CHILDREN’S TEA ( Ages 4 – 9 )

  1. party3 (1)framedHeart Shaped Scones with Jam
  2. PB & J Tea Sandwiches
  3. Dessert
  4. Choice of Lemonade, Hot Chocolate, or Tea


  1. Plated Assorted Tea Sandwiches 
  2. Fruit


  1. Fresh Baked Scones…Served With Lemon Curd
  2. Devonshire Cream & Fruit 

***Light Lunch Special

  1. 1/2 Sandwich & Salad 
  2. 1/2 Sandwich & Soup

A-La-Carte …Dessert Tea available upon Request!

A MOTHER’S DAY TEA would be Perfect for Thee…As would a GIFT CERTIFICATE For MOM!  


  • Children’s Tea Parties
  • Bridge Clubs
  • Baby & Bridal Showers
  • Angel Teas
  • Birthdays
  • Engagement Parties
  • Bridal Breakfast Or Brunch
  • Special Dinner Parties
  • Book Clubs
  • MahJong Groups
  • Red Hats

CALABASH GARDEN TEA ROOM seats 30 guests and can be reserved for private parties on any evening! Kathy loves to do the baking…Fresh for each occasion with new delicacies to suit the occasion! FINE CATERING is available ON Or OFF the Premises!  

Tea Quote5c6c4e21743205d10b40bbea201a0c3cCall: Kathy @ 910 – 579-9500 to Book Your Tea Party…For You & Yours! Learn More  @ 

Reviews some are Saying about Calabash Garden Tea Room:

Eileen Says:What a delightful experience ! The Ultimate Tea included a pot of tea for each of us. A wonderful salad, delicious finger sandwiches, amazing scones, and decadent desserts! Every detail was perfect from the lovely linens, and, Of Course, Choice of boas & hats to wear! What Fun! Yum!

Other comments include:

 From the china tea pots down to the elegant table settings…it was Just Perfect!

Yes, Men, Think about it…What a treat for your wife, mother, or sister! Great photos you will Cherish Forever!

mqdefaultFor the latest YOUTube Interview: Go to ATMC YOUTube/Calabash Garden Tea Room.  It is Brunswick B 13 Channel 3   



Ya'llimages framedThere is so much to see and do in Coastal Carolina! Join the Fun for all ages! Welcome to the South! Ya’ll Come!

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