Coastal Living News And Events…1.15

Brunswick platation vew collageThe New Year is here and 2015 promises more Fun in the Sun in Coastal Carolina! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® has the perfect location for events and activities in North and South Carolina! We have a few ideas to get your year off to a Good Start!

Myrtle Beach Restaurant Week

restaurant week24341260_BG2January 8 – 18, 2015 has been declared Restaurant Week and is a Seven-Day Celebration of South Carolina Cuisine at hundreds of participating restaurants! 

From Fine To Casual Dining…Participating restaurants  feature Special Menu Items, Promotions, and Discounts. Diners can sample the newest restaurants, dine at old favorites, and taste a variety of exceptional dishes being prepared by chefs at a great value for customers!

There is still time to enjoy this Grand Strand Event that includes restaurants in Little River…Including “The Brentwood” and “The Parson’s Table” ! Check out more @


Taste of the Inlet

January 25, 2015…At Inlet Mall, 20125 Highway 17 Bypass

taste-of-the-inletTaste of the Inlet…Local restaurants and chefs will showcase their signature dishes in a delicious Tasting Feast. Food and Dessert tastes will range from $2 to $4.  Proceeds will benefit Murrels Inlet 2020, a 501c3 Non-Profit Community Revitalization Organization.More Info @ Phone: 843-357-2007


 Conway Chocolate Walk

 January 31, 2015…11am – 3pm On Third Avenue in Downtown Conway

Conway chocolate280Spend a Saturday afternoon exploring the shops and restaurants of Downtown Conway while enjoying Chocolate Treats prepared by the businesses.  With 30+ Businesses Participating…There will be more chocolate than even the biggest chocolate-lover could enjoy in one afternoon! So, fill your Take Home Bag and savor your goodies another day! Ticket donation is $18 Per Person. This event is always a sell-out and tickets are limited, so reserve your today!  Phone: 843-248-6260.


 Martin Luther King, Jr. March & Celebration

MLK Southport54ad53d839b6d.imageJanuary 18 & January 19, 2015…Southport, N.C.

Sunday, Jan. 18th, A Memorial March will begin at 3pm from the Parking Lot of ILA Hall …On the Corner of 10th & Lord Streets in Southport! Following the march will be a Youth Program in the Hall @ 3:45pm.

Monday, January 19th @ 8am…Annual Roundtable Breakfast at the Murrow Hall @ Trinity United Methodist Church. Breakfast Tickets are $12.  Phone: 910-457-5144…For more Info.


 Black History Month – Cruising the Line: African American Sailors

Maritime museum NC1365798211.2ILI.MMSignFebruary 7, 2015…9am – 5pm @ The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. NC

In conjunction with Black History Month, The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport will expand its Civil War exhibit to include “Cruising the Line; African American Sailors”.

Learn about the men who escaped enslavement and enlisted in the Union Army patrolling off Southport’s coast. Joining the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, these mariners were instrumental in blockading good vital to the Confederate war effort.

As part of the permanent exhibit, a reproduction Union Navy uniform is on display.

North Carolina Maritime Museum address…204 E. Moore St., Southport, NC 28461   Museum Phone: 910-457-0003


2015 Freedom Rally Event/Carolina Has Talent

CHT_logo-248x300January 17, 2015…5pm @ Wheelwright Auditorium, Coastal Carolina University Campus (108 Spadoni park Circle )

Thrilling Musical Event Tribute to Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.! Carolina Has talent is an annual event that brings together musical talent of all genres from around the state to compete for cash prizes.


 2015 Freedom Rally Event/Grand Freedom Parade

January 19, 2015…11:45am

Freedom rallyindexThe Three Day Freedom Rally culminates with a Community Wide Parade that Features:

  • Local Businesses
  • Floats
  • Bands from Across the State

The Parade Route will begin at the Pelican Baseball Field, turn down 21st Avenue and then right onto Carver Street in Myrtle Beach where stands will be available for the public. (Address:1251 21st Ave. N. in Myrtle Beach,SC )

This attraction that continues to grow promises to be one of the Highlights of the 2015 King Day Celebration!


 32nd Annual North Myrtle Beach Winter Run 5K and 15K

Grand Strand Runner6343050_GSaturday, January 24, 2015…9am…On Main Street in North Myrtle Beach

Both races start at 9am:  More Info and Registration @ 



 Myrtle Beach Marathon

MBMarathonlogo150Saturday, February 14, 2015…Half Marathon Starting @ 6:30 am …Just North of Grissom Parkway & 21st Ave. N. With Finish in the Parking Lot of Field at Pelican’s Ball Park.

mb marathon 2012The Myrtle Beach Marathon is an Annual tradition that attracts thousands of people from All over the country.The course is described as…”Fast, Flat, & Beautiful”!

Information and Registration @

Flowers by Chagall: A Lecture by Vivian R. Jacobsen

marc chagallimagesTuesday, January 27, 2015…10:30am – Noon…At Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum @ 3100 South Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach, SC

“Art is the increasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers – and  never succeeding.” Such were the words of Marc Chagall.  A passion for nature in the form of flowers, trees, birds, and animals fill the artworks in every form of his magnificent creations. This lecture will bring this concept of how Chagall brought his love of flowers to his numerous works of art.

Maritime Valentines

maritime valentines1411496900.y7y8.maritime-valentines-nc-maritime-muSaturday, February 14, 2015…1pm – 3pm…@ NC Maritime Museum at Southport, NC

Love is in the Air and On the Sea at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. Show that special someone you care by creating a Valentine they will “Knot” Forget! Activities are appropriate for All Ages, so bring along the Family and Enjoy Valentines’ Day Together!

Price Range: $3 Per Person…Call the Museum to Register: Phone 910-457-0003


La Belle Amie Vineyards

Valentine’s Bonfire

LaBelleAmie winesSaturday, February 14, 2015 …Noon to 5pm

Enjoy Live Music, Wine, and the Beauty of the Vineyard!  Bring a Lawn Chair & a Good Friend and relax!

 Cost: $5 Per Person…Info @  Or Call: 843-399-WINE (9463)


 National Shag Championships

ShagLogo2015Friday,January 30 & Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8pm…@ The Spanish Galleon at the OD Beach & Golf Resort (End of Main Street in N. Myrtle Beach)

shag collage PicMonkey-Collage-shagShag is the South Carolina National Dance…Enjoy the Prelims of the National Shag Dance Championship in Myrtle Beach…General Admission is $20 Per Night .  Go To:  for Information…No Reserved Seating.

The Horry County Museum…“Tanked” Aquarium

Horry-County-Aquarium“Get Tanked”The Horry County Museum Fresh water Aquarium was Featured on Animal Planet’s Hit Reality Show “Tanked”!  Come by the museum & check out this unique custom made aquarium that details aquatic life in our local rivers & lakes!

Horry C. MuseumindexThe Horry County Museum (805 Main St. in Conway, SC) opened to the public in 1981. The museum focuses on the history, pre-history, & natural history of Horry County, SC, and educates the public about these subjects through Exhibits and Out-Reach Programs and Events.  Info:  Or Phone 843-915-5320


Odell Williamson Auditorium

 Odell Williams auditorium

Emile PamdolfiindexThursday, January 22, 2015…7:30pm   Emile Pandolfi with Dana Russel

Doors open at 7pm.




Friday, February 6, 2015…7:30pm…”Celebrating the Dream” Concert : Tenors…Cook, Dixon, & Young with Marva Robinson!

Box Office Phone: 910-755-7416  Or visit

 LBS_Logo_RGBLong Bay Symphony

 Check Out Website @

Sunday, January 25, 2015…4pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center (3302 Grisson Parkway, Myrtle Beach)

daria 14_216x144“Musical Postcards” Featuring Daria Rabotkina, piano soloist

  • Chabier…Espana
  • MendelssohnSymphony No. 4 (Italian”)
  • Ravel …Piano Concerto in G
  • Rimsky-KoraakovRussian Easter Overture

Reservations: Phone: 843-448-8379 


LBSyouthWednesday, February 11, 2015…7:30pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center (3302 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach)

Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

General Admission…Phone: 843-448-8379  Tickets can also be Purchased at the Door.


long Bay SymphonySaturday, February 21, 2015 @ 7pm @ Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center (3302 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach)

Broadway Dancing and Romancing II…A Myrtle beach Rotary Club and the Long Bay Symphony Spectacular…Featuring songs from classic and contemporary  Broadway with singing and dancing!

Reservations…Phone: 843-448-8379

Tickets may also be reserved at these Long Bay Symphony Events @

 Barefoot Landing Events

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Check Out Website for Barefoot Landing @

Alabama Theatre…Guest Concerts

All Alabama Theatre Concerts can be Reserved By Phone @ 1-800-342-2262 Or @

Guest Concerts

Gail Bliss websiteFriday, January 16 & Saturday, January 17 @ 7pm

“A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline” Starring Gail Bliss


Wednesday, January 21…7:30pm

McCooDavisMarilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr….Lead Singers of the Original 5th Dimension (Benefiting The Pardue Family “Children In Need” Fund)


Eddie_Miles_Christmas ShowSaturday, January 24…7pm

Eddie Miles : A Salute to Elvis and Country Legends!


GTAT_Grant-TurnerSaturday, January 31…7pm

Ricky Mokel Comedy Show Starring Grant Turner… As Ricky Mokel


shoji-tabuchi-showSaturday, February 14…7pm

Shoji Tabuchi…Famous Japanese Fiddler & Violin player




House of Blues Events

Check Out “House of Blues” @


Friday, January 16 @ 8pm…Chippendales “Get Lucky Tour

Reserve @ Phone 843-272-3000

NOTE: 18 Years Plus valid ID Required.


 House of Blues Shows and Activities Include:

HOB-MMTmystery dinnerMurder Mystery Dinner TheatreInteract Comedy “Who DUNNIT” $42 Per Person (Includes Tax & Gratuity) Recommend 13 & Up with Parent Discretion. Check schedule online @  Or Call 843-272-3000 for Reservations Or More Info.




 house-of-blues-gospel-brunchSundays…9am – 2pm…Gospel Brunch

Portraits of Kirk Franklin at House of Blues Dallas on March 21, 2013.

Featuring Kirk Franklin 

Admission: $29 for Adults,  $14.50 Children 7 – 12 , and Children Under 7 years of age FREE!



Crossroads Restaurant & BarHouse of Blues food collage

Delicious Cuisine is a mix of American and International dishes created by House of Blues Band of Rockin’ Chefs across America!


  • Breakfast: Saturday…8am – 11:30am
  • Lunch: Saturday: Noon- 4pm
  • Dinner: Monday – Saturday: 4pm – pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 9am – 2pm…Reserve a Table: Phone 843-272-3000



Check Out: House of Blues  Special Events, Offers & Promotions @


Castano’s Italian Steakhouse

Castsano V2547CCFD3623B1437F45094DC5708B2BFriday, January 23, 2015…6:30 – 9:30 My Furry Valentine’ Dinner/Dance Benefit for the NMB Society… Castano’s Italian Steakhouse @ Barefoot Landing, N. Myrtle Beach

castanos2 room & posterEnjoy a a Delicious Three Course Dinner with Live Entertainment provided by Jimmy Z. Come and enjoy the evening while raising money and awareness for NMB Humane Society. Please call Darleen Brown for Reservations …Phone: 843-361-200.



Casanto’s Italian Steakhouse

Happy Hour indexHappy Hour 4pm – 7pm

Enjoy Live Music :

  • Wednesday 6-9pm…Larry Tinnelli
  • Friday 6-9pm…Jimmy Z
  • Saturday & Sunday 6-9…”No Limit”

Check Menus and Special Events @  Restaurant Week Menus @ $30 thru January 18th!


Carolina Opry

gkellior_seated_largeSunday, January 25, 2015…6pm…An Evening With Garrison Keillor, An Evening of Comedy, Class, Charisma, & Wisdom!

Phone for Reservations: 843-913-4000

carolinaopryCarolina Opry At 8901 N. King’s Highway, Myrtle beach, SC…Named by: CNBC as the “Top Attraction of Myrtle Beach”   Visit website @ for Info on Shows:

  • Good Vibrations, Live Music of 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s
  • Thunder and Light…Clogging & Laser Light Show


Local Fitness For The New Year

C.B. Berry rec center buildingC.B. Berry Community  & Historical Center – Vereen Memorial Gardens…2250 HWY 179

 Phone: 843-249-4157

zumba heartZumba Gold Classes…For Folks 30 Years & Up… Tuesdays & Thursdays…9am – 10am    $20 Per Month


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Movement-Works-logo Movement WorksHolistic Dance, Yoga, & Martial Arts Center

 Located at 9500 Ocean Highway West, Calabash, NC.

Check Out Movement Works Class for All Ages and More @

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***For Your Super Bowl Party for Family & Friends***

You may wish to enjoy the Super Bowl at home with Family and Friends.

Here are some local places you might like to order Good Football Food for your Your “Super Bowl Party”! Have Fun!

bellas81cee602d2e2ad310ea7791da6fc888Bella’s New York Pizza & Deli10136 Beach Drive, Calabash, NC…Will Deliver to Your Door!

You can also “Eat In” at Bella’s Pizza & Deli…11am – 10pm Seven Days a Week

Super Bowl Idea …1 Large Pizza with One Topping, 6 Garlic Knots, & A Liter of Soda…$15.99 (Plus tax)

Bella’s Menu Offers:


  • Appetizers
  • Salads
  • Soups
  • Pizza
  • Specialties…Cheese Calzone, Stromoli, Pepperoni Roll, Chicken Or Broccoli Roll
  • Sandwiches
  • Sides…Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Bag of Chips
  • Desserts…Cannoli, Cheese Cake, Chocolate Layered cake
  • Beverages

Check Out Bella’s New York Pizza & Deli for you Super Bowl Football Feast…Call: 910 – 579-0000


Calabash Deli…9929 Rt. 179, Calabash, NC

calabash deli 2 b6c5JsGArjat5sSuper Bowl Idea: SUPER Bowl SUBS7 Inch Or 10 Inch Subs8 Different  Choices PLUS Meatball Parmesan & Chicken Cutlet Parmesan Subs!

Dinners to Go ( Call In @ 910-579-9801 & Pick Up  at Deli) …Or You can Eat In at the Clabash Deli 7am – 7pm Mon – Sat.  8am – 3pm on Sun.

Menu Includes:

  • Eggplant Parmesan Or Lasagna
  • Meat Loaf W/Mac & Cheese
  • Stromoli

calabash-deli-bakeryMenu Includes:

  • Salads From the garden
  • Fresh Homemade Salads
  • Tasty Deli Sandwiches
  • Grilled Selections
  • Fresh Bakery Goods
  • Full Line of Boar’s heaf Brand Meats & Cheese Sliced Fresh By The Pound

Check Out the Calabash Deli @ 


Papa’s Pizza Restaurant…111 Pavilion Drive, Little River, SC

papa's pizzaSuper Bowl Idea: Combo Special! Pizza & Wings Combo…A 16 Inch One Topping Pizza with 30 Wings $37.95 (Extra toppings for $1.50 Each)

Call Papa’s Ahead @ 843-249-3663 And Pick up a Drive-In Widow Or you can Eat In at PaPa’sPizza! Every Wednesday: 10% Off for Senior Citizens 60 Years Young & Up!

papas-pizza-specialsPapa’s Pizza Restaurant Includes:

  • Appetizers
  • Soups & Salads
  • Kickin’ Chicken Wings…(10 Jumbo Wings for $8.95  a Basket)
  • Thirst Quincher Fountain Drinks
  • Pizza…Choice of Crusts, Meats, & Veggies
  • Specialty Pizzas … 11 Choices
  • Calzones
  • Stomboli
  • Entrees
  • Sandwich Board

Check Out PaPa’s Pizza Restaurant @

 As Always, there are a variety of  Interesting places to go and Fun things to do in Coastal Carolina! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® can enjoy it All! It is also good to live in the Seafood Capital of the World! Come On Down and Join the Fun!





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