Coastal Living News and Events 8.14

Brunswick Activites Views CollageCoastal living is Fun all year with much to do and see in the Carolinas! There is so much to choose from located in and close to the lovely gated community of Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort. It really is the Two State Solution to Fun! We have a few ideas you may want to explore this month in North and South Carolina!

Free Summer Concerts

Free Sunset Beach Concerts…Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm…In the Gazeba @ Village Park – Queen Anne Street

  • Darrell HarwoodAugust 20…Darrell Harwood   Country Music

  • CarolinaBreakersDAugust 27…Carolina Breakers   Beach/Soul

  • fantastic-shakers-2September 3…Fantastic Shakers   Variety/Beach/Party


 ***Culinary Tip***

Backstree cafeBackStreet Cafe in Sunset Beach ( Chandler’s Lane near ATMC)   is a good place to Tantalize your Taste Buds for Breakfast or Lunch…For a Beach Time Break, stop by and say “Hi!” to our Brunswick Plantation neighbors, Ann & Stephen Cuozzo.  ann & steveThis New York style deli is their “Dream Come True”! backstret cafe viewThe cafe has an interesting menu and comfortable, friendly atmosphere.  Folks say it is delicious and a cool a “Must Try” when you are in the area! Join the Fun!

Free Ocean Isle Beach Concerts…Fridays @ 6:30pm…Museum of Coastal Carolina parking lot

  • jim-quick-0026-coastline-2013-w-logoAugust 15…Jim Quick & Coastline   Beach/Variety

  • ImitationsgroupphotoAugust 22…The Imitations   Beach Motown

  • band of oz2August 29…Band of Oz   Beach

  • holliday bandSeptember 5…Holiday Band  Beach/Variety 


Free Holden Beach Concerts…Sundays at 6:30…Pavilion at the end of Jordan Boulevard, Holden Beach

  • The-Tim-Clark-BandAugust 17…Tim Clark Band  Beach/Variety

  • marsha bandAugust 24…Marsha Morgan Band  Beach/Variety

  • ImitationsgroupphotoAugust 31…The Imitations   Beach Motown


 music-on-main-nmbMusic on Main Concert Series

Free Concerts…7pm – 9pm

Bring your beach chair &  join the Fun! Locations:

  • Main Street: 202 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
  • Horseshoe: 11 South Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach

paperwork groupTuesday, August 19 (Main Street)… Paperwork Band   Pop, Rock & Oldies music

Carolina soul bandThursday, August 21 (Horseshoe)…Carolina Soul Band   Beach Music

Tastes like chicken on MainTuesday, August 26 (Main Street)…Tastes Like Chicken   Variety Music

Atlantic GrooveThursday, August 28 (Horseshoe)…Atlantic Groove  Beach Music

tru sol flyerThursday, September 4 (Main Street)…Tru Sol  Motown, Top 40, Party Music

hip-pocket under treesThursday, September 18 (Horseshoe)…Hip Pocket Beach/Variety Music

Smokin' collageTuesday, September 23 (Main Street)…Smokin’  80’s Tribute Band

jim-quick-0026-coastline-2013-w-logoThursday, September 25 (Horseshoe) …Jim Quick and Coastline   Beach Music




Market Common Music Collage“Music on the Green” Market Common

Free Concerts @ Valor Park …7pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket or chairs & Join the Fun!

  • tracy and dennis trioAugust 14…Tracy Thompson & Denny Hess Trio

  • painted_manAugust 21…Painted Man Band

  • tracy morgan & denny hessAugust 28…Tracy Thompson & Denny Hess Trio



Local Winery Events

silver coast winerySilver Coast Winery…Ocean Isle Beach, NC 

Invites You to the “Purple Feet Festival”…September 6…8:30 am – 5 pm!

Festival includes:

  • Silver-Coast-Winery-Grapes1Grape Stomping!

  •  1 Mile Run/Walk

  • 5K Race @ 9am

  • Live Music By “Harlequin” 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • ImitationsgroupphotoLive Music By “Imitations” 1pm – 5pm

  • Lucy Look -A-Like contest 12:30pm

  • Art & Crafts Show

  • Antique Car Show

  • Food

silver coast ownersYou Are Invited to “Share the Experience” in “The Meadow”! Bring a lawn chair & Join the Fun! The Silver Coast Azzato Family & Award Winning Wine Maker Dana Keeler’s mission is for you to have a Grape Time! to Register for 5K Race    910 287-2800

More Silver Coast Winery Events 4 U!

Silver Coast Winery …Friday Night Live Music  4pm – 6pm

  • jimmy maglioAugust 15…Jimmy Maglio

  • john cubitoAugust 22 & August 29…John Cubito

winegalleryart2Enjoy the ongoing Art Show at Silver Coast Winery!





La Belle Amie collageLa Belle Amie Winery @ Little River, SC

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Music Fest…August 16  Noon – 6pm

Live Music By:

  • paul grimshaw bandThe Paul Grimshaw Band

  • shamalama trioThe Shamalama Trio

Enjoy Food at the Smokin’ Pitt BBQ & Vineyard Grill.

Admission is $8 Per Person & if you bring 2 canned/dry goods for the area food bank, you receive $3 off admission. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy music, wine, and the beauty of the vineyard!

Stay tuned for Future La Belle Amie Fests:

  • August 30…Summer Breeze Music Fest

  • September 13…Dog Day Blues & Jazz Fest

  • August 15 …Enjoy “Wine Down Friday” with Live Music By: Joan Burton  1pm – 5pm
    joan_burton  Or Call: 843 399-WINE (9463)




Calabash Town seal Calabash Waterfront Fishing & Dolphin Adventures

Fishing and Dolphin Adventures are here at the Calabash Waterfront for you and yours to enjoy !

  • calabash fishing fleetCalabash Fishing Fleet also has a  (Fresh Seafood Market on Dock)  Deep Sea Fishing & Sport Fishing Charters …1/2 day, 3/4 Day, Full Day, Shark Fishing, Gulf Stream & Night Fishing, Dolphin Adventure Cruises  Call: (910) 575-0017 Or (866) 575-0017

  • hurrican fleet graphicHurricane Fleet   1/2 Day Fishing, Gulf Stream Fishing, Night Fishing, Private Charters, Sport fishing Charters, Dolphin Adventure Cruises   Call: (910) 579-3660 Or (843) 249-3571

  • Capt. Raymond's Pirate adventureCaptain Raymond’s Fishing & Cruises  Deep Sea Fishing & Pirate Blast Dolphin Adventures,Night Shark Fishing Trip!  Call:  (910) 579- FISH (3474)  Or Toll Free (855) 778 – FISH (3474)

Kayak Tours

summertide family twilight  tourSummertide Adventure Tours

Explore the beautiful & diverse maritime ecosystems of southeastern North Carolina’s pristine barrier island beaches! Expert guides will take you through seldom navigated waters, offering breathtaking views!

Kayak Adventure Tours & Kayak Fishing Tours …Locations: Calabash, Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, & Holden Beach  Or Call: (877) 597- 0001 for reservations!

barefoot1Barefoot Landing Events

Fireworks a BarfootFireworks at Barefoot Landing

Monday Nights @ 10:15 pm through August…August 18 & August 25…Plus Saturday, August 30!

SummerbflSummer Fest at Barefoot Landing

7pm – 11pm…Nightly Boardwalk entertainers from stilt walkers to magicians, clowns, Nigel & Ally’s Traveling Dance Party, Nick Pike, the unicyclist, juggler, comedian from America’s Got Talent, Kids’ Karaoke & More!

FREE Carousel Rides for Kids on Saturdays!

BF Princess cruise riverboatemotionheader6734532804Barefoot Princess Riverboat

BF rpincess riverboat collageThe Barefoot Princess Riverboat is the Grand Strand’s Only Tour & Dinner Riverboat on the Intracoastal Waterway!

Barefoot Landing Marina in North Myrtle Beach…Sightseeing, Sunset, & Dinner Cruises are offered throughout the week!


  •  BF Princessriverboat710-Relaxing afternoon with a narrated Sightseeing Cruise

  •   barefoot-princess-riverboat2-Hour evening Dinner Cruise

  • Sunset Or Fireworks Cruise

  • Onboard Entertainment & Dance Floor await you on All cruises!

  • August 30…Blues & BBQ Cruise  5:30pm

Info & Reservations @  Or Call: (843) 272-2140

 Alabama Theatre ONE_The_Show_002Alabama Theatre

Guest Artist Concerts

martina-mcbride-040311aMartina McBride…Friday, August 15 @ 7pm

merle4Merle Haggard…Friday, August 22 @ 7pm

grant turnerThe Ricky Mokel Comedy Show Starring Grant Turner as Ricky Mokel…Saturday, August 23 @ 7pm

Jeanne-RobertsonJeanne Robertson, HumoristFriday, August 29 @ 7pm

LettermenThe Lettermen…Saturday, September 6 @ 7pm

john20minuspkpspJohn Mueller’s 50’s Dance Party, Official Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, & The Big BopperSaturday, September 13 @ 7pm

kenny rogersKenny Rodgers…Saturday, September 20 @ 7pm

The temp & 4 TopsTemptations (Otis Williams, Original member) & Four Tops…Saturday, September 27 @ 7pm 

the-one-show-alabama-theatreCheck Out the Alabama Theatre “ONE Show”…An Entertainment Extravaganza to Delight!  Or Call: 1-800-342-2262


House of Blues

Murder-Mystery-Dinner-Theatre_300_204_sMurder Mystery Dinner Theatre

comedy zoneComedy Zone …Ft. Damon D.S. Sanders August 19 @ 7:45pm

Portraits of Kirk Franklin at House of Blues Dallas on March 21, 2013.Sunday Gospel Brunch Starring Kirk Franklin…All you can eat Buffet!

Info & Reservations @  Or call: (843) 272-3000

Castanos-italian-steakhouse-north-myrtle-beach-scCastano’s Italian Steakhouse

castanos-porchBeach Party at Castano’s…Enjoy Beach Music with Happy Hour Drink & Burgher Specials, sand buckets, Flip Flops & Sunglasses with icy cold beers. (Check the dates for this event on the Patio at Castano’s) Music by: “No Limit” Vegas Duo, Johnny Cobb, and Jimmy Z…Nights Vary, so check schedule. The only nights with No live music are Tues., Wed., & Thurs. Music & video of Sinatra, Dean Martin & More in the Lounge on those nights! Always entertained with delicious menu choices to please your palate. Castano’s is an Award Winning Restaurant…Voted Best Happy Hour, Best Appetizers, & Best Steakhouse in Myrtle Beach!  Enjoy the Food & Fun!castanos2 room & poster

Happy Hour menu & Drinks…4pm – 7pm! 


Fun in the Sun Car Cruise

Run-To-The-Sun-Car-Show-Myrtle-BeachFun in the Sun Car Cruise @ Barefoot Landing…Saturday, September 6 From 10am – 2pm

Come check out the Classic Cars as they cruise into the front parking lot by Boardwalk Coffee House & Klig’s Kites.

barefoot-landing-shopping-02Check out more events, shopping, and restaurants at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Barefoot Landing celebrates its 25th anniversary welcoming 12 new merchants to the shopping center! Have Fun!



Broadway_at_the_Beach_for_webBroadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is a shopping, amusement and nightlife complex in Myrtle Beach.  There are dozens of bars and restaurants that include everything from Mexican and Italian to fresh seafood!

Broadway at the Beach…Things to do & see:

  • Mini-golf course

  • BIGD Theater

  • Wonder Works Attractions

  • Boutiques & Stores

  • Shows at the “Palace Theatre”

  • Live entertainment throughout the year!

Check it all out @

Fireworks at Broadway at the BeachFireworks at Broadway at the Beach @ 10pm

  • Friday, August 15

  • Tuesday, August 19

  • Tuesday, August 26

  • Saturday, August 30

Ripley’s Aquarium

ripleys aquariumRipley’s Aquarium at Celebrity Circle is a favorite for the whole Family. Check it out @


***Restaurant of the Month***

House of Blues 

HofBdiningHouse of Blues at Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach is a Dining Delight!  Chef Aaron Sanchez calls it “Rockin’ Cuisine in Barefoot Landing! The Crossroads Restaurant at the House of Blues also avows to be  “The Intersection of Food, Music, and Art”! 

House of Blues Chef Aaron SanchesAbout Chef Aaron Sanchez

Aaron Sanchez  is the culinary visionary behind all of the menus featured at Crossroads at House of Blues nationwide.   He is also the co-star of the Food Network’s hit series…Chopped. He has starred in may Food network shows and is the author of two books. His book Simple Food, Big Flavor:Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours was published in 2011. He recently appeared at the White House as a celebrity guest chef and received the “National Award” at the Flavors of passion Awards, honoring the nation’s best Latin chefs.

House of Blues food collageChef Sanchez states, I wanted to create a menu that represented all of the things that I like to eat, American classics through my eyes – reimagined and reinvented.” His menu is bold, yet classic with a contemporary twist.

House_Of_Blues_1Myrtle Beach Crossroads is at 4640 Highway 17S in North Myrtle Beach at Barefoot Landing.

Crossroads “House of Blues” Restaurant Schedule

Breakfast: Mon. – Sat. 8am – 11:30am

Lunch: Mon. – Sat. Noon – 4pm

Dinner: Mon. – Sat. 4pm – 10pm & Sun. 4pm – 9pm

Crossroads House of Blues at Myrtle Beach has been awarded Diner’s Choice Winner & Kid Friendly by Open Table Diners! More @ Reservations (843) 272-3000

Stop by and give your Taste Buds a Treat at “House of Blues” Crossroads  Restaurant at Barefoot Landing!

 Another season of Fun & Good Food in Coastal Carolina! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort truly is the Two State Solution to Fun! Enjoy and Explore Coastal Carolina!

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