Coastal Living News And Events – 11.13

PicMonkey Collage 4 HolidaysChristmas, Thanksgiving, and Hanukkah make the “Holiday Season Bright” in November and December! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort is once again the Two State Solution to FUN! Located in North Carolina…Just three miles from the South Carolina border, makes it easy to celebrate in both states…Coastal Living Style! May some of these suggestions give you ideas of ways you would like to Celebrate the Season in the Carolinas!

Annual “Turkey Trot”…Largest on the Grand Strand

Turkey Trot 2013

Surfside Beach Turkey Trot

Surfside Beach Pier parking lot @ Ocean Boulevard & Surfside Drive…November 28 At 8am

Race Start & Finish:  15 S. Ocean Blvd. Surfside Beach,  29575 US

Races and Start Times:

  • 10K Race @ 8:30
  • 5K Race @ 8:30
  • 1 Mile Race @ 8:35
  • Free Kid’s Trot @ 10:15

Info: 650 – 9548  Or

Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert

LBSymphony Fall concertMyrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center…7:30 pm November 21, 2013

Myrtle Beach High School located @ 3302 Grissom Parkway, SC 29577

More info: call: 843 – 448 – 8379 Or  Tickets are also available at the door.

long Bay SymphonyLong Bay Symphony Orchestra Presents “Musical Classics for the Holiday Season”

Dec. 7…7pm @ Trinity Episcopal Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

Dec. 8…4pm @ Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, Off 501 in Conway, SC

More @  Or 448 – 8379

 32nd Annual Dickens Show


Myrtle Beach Convention Center…Nov. 14 – 17

  • Thursday, Nov. 14…9am – 6pm
  • Friday, Nov.15 & Saturday, Nov. 16…9am – 8pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 17…Noon – 6pm

Enjoy Shopping in a Victorian Market Place with vendors selling fine arts,crafts & imported gifts,toys, gourmet foods, clothing and more! Strolling minstrels to entertain and enchant you!

More Info : Or Call 800 – 261 -5991

 Charles Dickens Christmas Festival

southport dickens festival 2013The Charles Dickens Festival in Southport, North Carolina celebrates the anniversary of Charles Dickens birth.  Downtown Southport will have singing groups, juried artists and specialty craftsmen; a Gingerbread village, a Christmas Tree & costume contest, and FOOD and FROTH!

On display will be a 48′ touring train exhibit from the Wilmington Train Museum and the very recent award winning exhibit ;”Fantasy Under the Sea” by the wood-burners. High Teas will be served locally!

November 22 & 23

  • Friday, Nov. 22…6:30 – 8:30 pm ***Olde English Victorian Social Gathering under the Tent!***           7:
  • Saturday, Nov. 23…7:30am to 8:30 pm

Sponsored by the Brunswick Arts Council  More @ Or Call: 910 – 371 – 2641


Lowes Food “Open House”

You are invited to …A Delicious Open House!

**Nov. 16, 2013…Noon – 3pm At Little River, SC**

Entertaining for the Holidays? Enjoy a Free “Entertaining” “Open House”

  • Sample holiday dinners with all the trimmings.
  • Snack from a scrumptious array of party platters

Celebrate Thanksgivukah


This could be know as the “Jubilee Year” for celebrating Thanksgiving and Hanukkah…As they both are celebrated on the same day this year!  Hanukkah traditionally begins on Wednesday at sundown and lasts into Thursday, November 28…which is Thanksgiving Day in 2013. This is the first time these important holidays have coincided in 125 years! The folks at Buzz Feed found a creative way to honor the traditions of both holidays…With recipes to celebrate their Judeo-Pilgrim Feast! Check out an article Here    The photo above comes from that article. New Ways to Celebrate!


Thanksgiving @ House of BluesHouse of Blues “Thanksgiving Buffet”

Have Live Music while you Dine @ The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach , SC….Nov. 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Buffet: Doors Open at 11am for buffet and music!

  • Adults: $24.95
  • Kids 6 – 12  $10.50
  • Kids 1-5 are Free!
  • More @
  • More Info: Call 843 -272-3000

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Museum of Coastal Carolina sponsors “Beer N’ Brats”

Nov. 29th …Fun Event to raise money for a new roof for the Ingram Planetarium. Tickets on sale at Museum of Coastal Carolina…$25 for adults (ID Required)

$15 for kids ages 3 – 12 … Kids Ages 2 & Under: Free

**Live Music by: N Y singer/songwriter, John Cubito**

Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at …21 Second St. @ Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

More  @  Or call 910 – 579 – 1016

Serendipity singers of scHoliday Concert,  Serendipity Singers

Nov. 24… 2pm @ The Trinity Presbyterian Church, Surfside

Concert is Free! More Info At


Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

World’s Largest Drive-Through fully synchronized LED Christmas Light & Music Show!  Host Location: Myrtle Beach Pelican’s Ball Park (1251  21st Ave. North Myrtle beach, SC 29577)

Open NOW & Running Through JANUARY 5th! Open on Every Holiday! Hours: Duck til 10pm Every Night, Including Holidays…(Even in the rain)!

Tickets Purchased On Site (From Comfort of your own vehicle):

  • Cars Or Family Vans: $25
  • Activity Van Or Mini-Bus: $40
  • Limo: $50
  • Tour/School Bus: $5 Per Person

Santa’s Village…Photos With Santa! More Info:

Christmas Parades

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Ocean Isle Beach Parade

Nov. 30…Parade Starts @ 2pm

Christmas Caroling & Tree Lighting @ 5 pm

Boat Parade starts : Inlet View Bar & Grill…Plus Party & Live Band at Sharky’s Restaurant at Ending Point of the Boat Parade.

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade

Dec. 1 …3pm  More Info @  Or call 843 – 357 – 2007

“Spirit of Calabash Christmas Parade” 

Dec. 6…Parade Starts @…6pm marching down Beach Drive With Decorated Golf Carts along with Marchers and Firetruck with Santa!

Callahan’s Gifts Parking Lot For…Holiday Music, Live Entertainment. Cookies & Cocoa, and a Visit From Santa! Candles are given out to crowd for candle lighting ceremony.

Shallotte Christmas Parade

Dec. 7 …9am – Noon

Parade is on the Main Street of Shallotte, NC.  More Info: Call 910 – 754 – 4032

Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

Dec. 7…5:30 pm – 7 pm

Main Street of North Myrtle Beach, SC.

  • Holiday Songs
  • Colorful Floats
  • Marching Bands
  • Beauty Queens        More Info@ 843 – 361 – 3045

 “Christmas By The Sea” Parade

Dec. 7 … 2pm @ Oak Island, NC

Bring a beach Chair…Parade travels Oak Island Drive (4601 E. Oak Drive to McGlamery St.) ***Bring basket for Candy you will collect!***

Christmas at the Old Bridge

Monday, Dec. 9…5:30 pm – 7:30 pm                                                                                                Christmas-at-the-Old-Bridge-300x168                                     Meet at the Old Sunset Beach Bridge

  • Christmas Carols
  • Local Soloists
  • Community Sing-a-Long
  • Holiday Lights
  • Decorations & Goodies

Refreshments will be served & Christmas Spirit will be everywhere! Old Bridge “Thank You” to the community for continued support.  More @


CYBT The NutcrackerCoastal Youth Ballet Theatre Presents “The Nutcracker”

cybtnutcracker112211“The Nutcracker”…A Christmas Classic is presented By Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre at Beach Church Auditorium…557 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Friday, Dec. 6 @ 7pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 7 @ 4pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 8 @ 4pm

Tickets Available at:

Coastal Dance Center Studios…Market Common & Murrells Inlet Plus AAA Office, Myrtle Beach (3554 Oleander Drive) Tickets: Adults $10 And Seniors & Children (Ages 3 – 12) $5

Call: 843-651-2006 Or 843-839-5678                                  Online:

Christmas Shows & Theatre


 Alabama Theatre…The South’s grandest Christmas Show


Alabama Theatre is located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

Alabama Christmas Show:

Open NOW Through Jan. 4, 2014!

  • 6 Night a week @ 7:30 pm
  • PLUS 17 Matinee Performances @ 2pm
  • Eddie Miles …An Elvis Christmas Sun., Dec. 8 @ 7pm

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***Carolina Beach Music Awards*** Dec. 10th @ 3pm More on Ticket & Show Schedules:  Or Call 843-272- 1111 Or 1 -800 -342 -2262

 Carolina Opry “Christmas Special”

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The “Holiday Show of the South” brings the Spirit of Christmas to Life with Music, Comedy, and Dance! Real Horse Drawn Sleigh & Real Snow!

Rocky Freta & Tangena Church return * Plus…New vocalists Latoya London of American Idol & Colton Cason. A dazzling, jolly, & sentimental Musical Celebration of America’s Most Beloved Season!

Open NOW  Through Jan. 4, 1914!  Info: Call 843 – 913 – 2240 Or Schedule & Tickets @

 Hot Jersey Nights “Christmas Special”


Hot Jersey Nights “Christmas Spectacular” at the Palace theater located @ Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC…The Grand Strand’s newest Holiday Show!  ***Hot Jersey Nights Christmas Special on Dec. 9th at 2pm will help support The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club…For each ticket sold, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to this charity!***

NOW Through Dec. 21; Tuesday thru Saturday at 7:30pm**Wednesday at 10am**Thursday at 2pmSchedule & Tickets

Christmas at Pirates Voyage…Dinner Attraction

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Pirates Voyage Christmas Show & Dinner… Features Live Nativity Scene & Toys Come to Life..Plus a breathtaking Dinner!


Open For Booking NOW …Schedule & More @  Or 1-800-433-4401

***Restaurant of the Month***

Parson's table emblemThe Parson’s Table in Little River, SC

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 The Parson’s Table in Little River, SC is a wonderful experience in gracious dining!  The restaurant is in an historic building built in 1885, originally for services as The Little River Methodist Church. It served as a church until 1952 when a new Little River Methodist Church was built.


parson's table large room

The large antique doors that you enter are made of local cypress and are over 100 years old.

The beautiful beveled glass over the doorway leads you into an array of separate dining rooms enhanced with gorgeous stained glass windows. This arrangement allows  for comfortable conversation…Perfect for a Romantic Dinner or Feast with Friends! The warm aura of this restaurant welcome you to dine in  World of Elegance and Peace!

The Parson’s Table is Open:

  • Mon. – Sat. 4:30 – 9pm
  • Early Bird Specials : 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Happy Hour 4:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Open Thanksgiving 1pm – 6pm Reservations Required!
  • Though not required on a daily basis, reservations are a good idea!
  • More & Menu @  Or call 843 – 249 – 3702
  • E-mail:


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The meals are delicious and the Wine…Divine! The Parson’s Table is an award winning restaurant that includes a Wine Spectator of Excellence Award! That makes Un-Wine Fridays a Real Delight.  Every Friday you may have $10 off of any bottle of wine of your choice! Cheers!

The extensive menu is a treat for any taste!

PT Menu

  • Filet Mignon, Scallops and Maine Lobster Tail  through Pasta  …The Entrees provide a Medley of Culinary Delights!
  • Entrees are accompanied with the Parson Table’s own garlic & cheese spread with crackers & a house mixed green salad with homemade vinaigrette.
  • House cornbread & bread are also served.
  • Wine recommended to enhance the taste of each dish is on the menu!
  • There area wide variety of  Coffee Specialties & After Dinner Drinks to top off the perfect evening! “Variety is the Spice of Life”, and an evening at The Parson’s Table will Spice Up Your Life!

chef_pictureChef Ed Murray, Jr. is the owner and Executive Chef. His culinary skills are amazing…Tantalizing delicious food! One of the reviews from a diner who asked to compliment the Chef said that Chef Murray was very charismatic and kind! That might explain why the friendliness and quality service is yet another reason this unique dining experience is so popular! As noted by recent diner…The Historic Charm of  The Parson’s Table will Charm You! What a Gem for the Holidays and Everyday!

Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort is close to a variety of ways to celebrate all holidays! Wishing You and Yours a Two State Solution for Fun! We hope this extensive edition of Coastal Living News & Events gives you the information you may need for your holiday planning! God Bless!




















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