Coastal Living News and Events…9.14

Brunswick entranceBrunswick Plantation and Golf Resort is a picturesque gated community in Calabash, North Carolina… Just minutes from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.Folks here enjoy the variety of events and activities available in Coastal Carolina! The following are a few that may “Tickle your Fancy” whether you live here or plan a visit this Fall!

 Fall Fests

Oktoberfest in Calabash

Oktoberfest in CalabashSaturday, September 20…11am – 7pmLions club oktoberfest

Sponsored by the Lion’s Club, the Oktoberfest in Calabash Offers You:


  • Authentic Bavarian FoodOktoberfest Collage

  • Munich Beer

  • Vendors

  • Bavarian Costume Contest

  • Best Bierstein Contest

  • Arm Wrestling

  • In Bier Tent

  • Children’s Entertainment

  • Horse Drawn Carriage

Harbour towne Fest BandSing and Dance with The Harbour Towne Fest Band!

Come Join the Fun…German Style!

Chilled & Grilled…Brunswick’s Food & Wine Celebration

CHILLED_GRILLED_FINAL_LogoChilled & Grilled, Brunswick’s Food & Wine Celebration is on Thursday Sept, 18…4 – 8pm @ The Dinah E. Gore Center at Brunswick Community College in Bolivia, NC! dinah E. Gore Center

Rotary Club of South BrunswickChilled & Grilled Food & Wine Celebration is Presented By: The South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club.

Admission at the Door is $5.  All food and beverage items are priced at $1 or $4 each. Appetizers, Entrees, & Desserts will be served in small portions so you can sample as  many as you like! More than 20 local Restaurants, Beverage Distributors, & Wineries will have Food & Drink for you to enjoy!

Bon-AppetitAll participating establishments present their Best Culinary options & are competing for Best Appetizer, Best Entree, & Best Dessert so they will be serving their Finest!

NC Oyster Festival

ncoyster festThe 34th Annual NC Oyster Festival...October 18 & 19 Celebrates the local seafood and the Culture of Brunswick County with a variety of activities!

Saturday, October 189am – 6pm

Sunday, October 19…10am – 5pm

The Town of Ocean Isle, NC ( Between 2nd & 3rd Streets) becomes a walking District with Something for Everyone:Oyster Festival

  • Local Food
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Children’s Activities
  • Live Music
  • The Oyster Stew Cook-Off Contest
  • The Oyster Shucking Contestoysters

New this Year:

  • Oyster Eating Contest
  • “Shaggin Oyster” Shag Competition with the Coastal Shag Club

Leading up to the Festival:

  • Annual Surf-Off Competition on October 4 & 5

  • 5K Muddy Oyster Challenge at Low Country Sports in Calabash on October 11

  • oyster fest 5KOyster Festival 5K, 10K, & 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, October 19 – on the Festival Weekend!

Festival Admission is $5 & Children Under 8 are FREE!

NC Oyster Festival is made possible By: Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Ocean Isle Beach & Numerous sponsors & Volunteers! Thanks to Everyone for this Fun Festival!


Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

brunswick Int. Fest collage homepage02-1002x228The Brunswick County Intercultural Festival is dedicated to “Bringing the World to Brunswick County”! The Festival showcases the diversity that exists inside Brunswick County and surrounding areas!

brunswickint. fest iconThis year the Brunswick County Intercultural Festival is on Saturday, September 27…10am – 4pm…On the grounds of Odell Williamson Auditorium on the Campus of Brunswick Community College in Supply, NC.

brunswick County dancersCelebrate with Food, Music, Dance, & Education from the many Cultures living in the area! Enjoy the displays, cultural education, and entertainment. Continue your International Journey at the “International Food Tasting Tent”…For a nominal fee, you will be able to sample International Cuisine from the area’s finest ethnic restaurants!Admission to the Festival is Free; with a nominal fee for food tasting.


St. John’s Greek Festival

festival_bannerThe 23rd Annual St. John’s Greek FestivalOpa at the BeachSept. 25 – 28

  • Thursday 9/2511am-9pm

  • Friday & Saturday 9/26 & 27…11am – 10pm

  • Sunday 9/28…Noon-7pm

greek opa foodAuthentic Greek Food:  Gyros, Roasted Lamb, Spanikopita, Mousaka, Greek Salad, & Pastries…Soft Drinks, Beer & Greek Wine!

Greek Vendor_booth

Greek_Dancers_2Enjoy: ***Greek Music and Dancers!***Gift Shops***Kid’s Corner***Huge Raffle Drawing to Benefit Charities! Enjoy a Taste of Greek cuisine & Culture!



 Myrtle-Beach_John-the-Baptist-150x150Church Tours & Lectures about Greek Iconography & Orthodox Faith offered Daily @ 11:30am, 1pm, 4pm, & 6pm.

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church @ 3301   33rd Ave. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   More @  Or Call: 843-448-3773

 irish Italiian FestIrish-Italian International Festival

Irish Italian International LogoThe 11th Annual Irish-Italian International Festival is Saturday, September 27…10am – 4pm  On Main Street @ North Myrtle Beach,SC

Mark the Traditional Entry into Fall…Enjoying this wonderful Festival Featuring the Best of International Foods, Drink, & Music!

Best Food Contests

There is a restaurant Competition with some of North Myrtle beach’s Finest Chefs competing for titles including***Best Entree’,***Best Decorated,***Best Dessert Item.  Irish ItalianInternational1Festival-goers get to enter a spaghetti-eating competition!

irish Italian fest kidsEnjoy…Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, & Drink!  There is a Children’s Area, where for a nominal fee, Kids can Enjoy…Magicians, Balloon Art Creators, Inflatable Slides, & More! Jumping Fun is Promised!

irish stageThe rest of the event has Free Admission…Two Stages of Live Music set up on Main Street Street…Irish Stage & Italian Stage Entertainment!


There are also Street Entertainers & Dance Groups! Get ready and have your dancing shoes on for the Musical Fun!



Little River Shrimp Fest

Little River ShrimpfestThe 10th Annual Little River Shrimp Fest…Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce is…October 11 – 12…9am – 6pm…On the Little River Waterfront, SC!

LR shrim fest crowdEnjoy a Fun Week-end Under the Live Oaks on the waterfront in Little River with Great Food, Great Music, Vendors, & Children’s Activities!

Little Rive shriomp & JazzFeaturing Live Music:

  • Nathan & The Zydeco
  • Cha-Cha’s
  • Austin Mowery Band
  • Brian Ernst
  • Bullfron
  • Dino’s School of Rock
  • Super Reggae Man
  • Paul Grimshaw Band


Autumn Art & Wine Festival

House of BluesAutumn & Wine Festival…Hosted By The House of Blues @ Barefoot Landing, Myrtle Beach, SC.,Is a Two Day Festival!

  • Friday, Sept. 19…4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday, Sept. 20…Noon – 6pm

The Autumn Art & Wine Festival is a designed to offer local artists, vendors, performers, & wineries a chance to showcase their Talent, Designs, & Blends in a laid back outdoor setting!

House-of-Blues-music-hall1There will be Concerts in the Music Hall at the House of Blues each evening! Admission is FREE! Wine sampling prices will vary.

Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival

 Atalaya arts festRack_Cards_Front_WebThe 39th Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival is September 26 – 28…At Huntington Beach State park near Murrells Inlet, SC ! 

  • Friday, 9/26Noon – 6pm
  • Saturday, 9/27…10am – 6pm
  • Sunday, 9/2810am – 5pm

The Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival provides an aesthetically pleasing  atmosphere against a background of Natural Beauty & Features more than 100 of the Finest Artisans! Enjoy fine art, quality crafts and food, along with the musical offerings of several of the area’s finest musicians!

Atalaya glass***Daily Festival Admission fee is $8 for Adults…Multi-Day pass Available for $10***

  • Visitors 15 Years old & Younger are admitted Free
  • Admission to the park during the Festival is also Free
  • Free Festival Admission to Park Passport Plus holders, & Three Guests!  Or Call 843-237-4440 for more information.

Pawley’s Island Festival of Music & Art

Pawley's island Festival of art & music The Pawley’s Island Festival of Music & Art includes a variety of events scheduled in various venues from September 19 – October 12.

Pawley srtthumb-pleinair-400x360***Seaside Palette is the first event on Friday, September 19 …8am – Dusk & Saturday, Sept. 20…8am – 2pm in the Historic Georgetown District. Over 50 artists set up their easels to document either the Landscape or Culture of Historic Georgetown’s Front Street, Harborwalk, and more! You can meet the artists and have an opportunity to purchase their exquisite art at a reception on the Kaminski House lawn on Saturday 3-5pm on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Wet Paint Sale!


***Chalk Under the Oaks is a Family Day event at the Huntington Beach State Park on Saturday, September 28…11am – 5pm! 

pawley's chalk artArtists of all ages & levels paint in chalk under the oaks to honor of the Italian Tradition of street painting dating to the 16th century! Artists would travel from town to town for religious festivals & transform streets& public squares into temporary galleries of their work.

Viewing Only On Sunday,, Sept. 28 @ 10am-3pm. A lovely sight to see with no admission or ticket needed!


pawley's islandwine-gala-01***Pawley’s Wine & Food Gala is at The Reserve Golf Club of Pawley’s Island on Thursday, Oct. 2…7pm- 10pm. Tickets are $100 for this event.


pawley's island music tent***Pawley’s Island Festival of Music & Arts has many other events and musical performances throughout the festival.

Check out all Events & Venues @ . The October 12th Grande Finale in The Performance Tent” @ The Reserve Golf Club of Pawley’s Island will showcase some of the area’s finest musicians & vocalisits.. Culminating in a The Jam Session is to support our wwfs-700-385-__largeWounded Warriors & To Honor our Military & their Families!

 Brew At The Zoo…Brookgreen Gardens

BrewattheZoo_CLRcopy_00211Brew at the Zoo is presented by the Friends of Brookgreen GardensOn Saturday, September 27From 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Brew at the Zoo beer10-9-12_Springmaid_BeerYou are invited to enjoy tastings of more than 30 Craft beers, Entertainment by “Bullfrog”, a Signature Tasting Glass, and an Evening Stroll through the Lowcountry Zoo!

Brew at the Zoo mapwater-fowl-exhibit-rendering

Food prepared by Inlet Affairs & Wine will be available for purchase.

Tickets @ $40 Per Person, $35 Per Couple, $15 for a Designated Driver.

Purchase tickets @ Brookgreen, online @  Or call (843) 235-6016…Proceeds to Benefit Brookgreen Gardens.


 Winery Events

La Belle Amie Winery

Wine Wednesday, Sept. 17…10am – 6pm

Wine-Wednesday-at-La-Belle-Amie-VineyardLive Music, a little wine, & some delicious outdoor cooking. Take a Guided Walking Vineyard Tour at 2pm. Enjoy 1/2 Price wine tastings!

Ed TorresLive Music with Ed Torres …1pm – 5pm!    Admission: FREE





music guitar


Super Wine SaturdaySept. 20Noon – 6pm

Enjoy special live music performance , and some cooking on the grill. Wine Sampling & a Guided Vineyard Tour @ 2:30. Enjoy some exotic wine slushes!

Live Music…1pm – 5pm By: Laid Back Larry

Admission is FREE for this event!

La Belle Amie Future Fests:La Belle Amie collage

  • Saturday, October 4Autumn Big Band…$10

  • Saturday, October 18Rock Back the Clock…$8

More @  Or Call: (843) 399-WINE (9463)


Alabama Theatre

Guest Artist Concerts

kenny rogersKenny Rogers…Saturday, Sept. 20 @ 7pm

temp & 4 TopsTemptations & Four Tops…Saturday, Sept. 27 @ 7pm

oak ridge boys albumOak Ridge Boys…Saturday October 4…@7pm

Platters & DriftersCharlie Thomas & The Drifters & Herb Reed’s Platters…Saturday, October 11 @7pm

Loretta LynnLoretta Lynn…Saturday, October 18 @7pm


Movement Works

Movement Works logoMovement Works is a facility for Fitness & Fun!

There are a variety of classes available:MVMT Class

  • Zumba
  • Zumba Gold
  • Yoga
  • Stretch & Tone
  • TaiChi
  • Karate
  • Bar Blast Fitness
  • Tap Dance
  • Ballet basics
  • Beginning & Advanced Shag Dance
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Samurai Sword

 There are adult and children’s schedules…Morning & Evening Classes.

Movement Works is minutes from Brunswick Plantation on 9500 Ocean Hwy W. More @  Or Call (910) 4845


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

 Pizzeli’s Italian Oven

pizzeli's buildigPizzeli’s Italian Oven…The Home of “Good Times, Good Friends, and Good Food”

Pizzelli's specialsService 004Pizzeli’s Italian Oven offers all of that in a casual yet inviting environment where folks meet to enjoy a delicious meal together!

The menu offers your favorite & authentic Italian dishes including Pasta, Insalata, Pizza, Ravioli, Veal & Chicken Parmigiana, Subs, Soups  & Salads!

Pizzelis 002 CropFolks from Brunswick Plantation enjoy the menu and the friendly atmosphere and service! Pizzeli’s is minutes away from Brunswick Plantation at 1698 on Highway 17 North in Little River, SC.

Pizelli's Dining booth 004Here’s is what folks say about Pizzeli’s in Person & Written Reviews!

*Pizzeli’s has Something for Everyone…Pizza’s , Salads, Sandwiches, Salads, Entree’s !

*Love the Fresh Seafood…Scallops, Salmon, Shrimp, Lobster…All Great!

*Good Food…Eggplant Parmigiano, Spaghetti, Lasagna, Fresh Salads, Fabulous Garlic Bread!

*Snowbirds “Gotta Go” Place!

*Wedding Soup is Great! One review says, Must have the soup…It’s like a “Hug in a Bowl”!

*Food is so memorable and delicious…You just want to go back! Waitresses are always Friendly & Attentive!

*Like a Hometown Bar…Good Service, Owner Run, Good meeting place for Locals & Snowbirds!

Everyone Welcome at Pizzeli’s Italian Oven…Open Monday Thru Saturday…11am – 9pm  Phone: (843) 280-8880          Pizzelis thank you chefGRAZIE!


Brunswick Activites Views CollageThe Fall Season in Coastal Carolina is full of Fests & Fun! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort enjoy it all! Those who Play Together, Stay Together!  Join the Fun and Come Stay & Play at Brunswick Plantation!

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