The Holiday season is Joyful and Alive with Fun things to do …Both in North Carolina & South Carolina! We are so fortunate to have so much to see and do just minutes from Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort….The Two State Solution for Fun! Coastal Living News and Events is designed to share the Wealth of activities with You! Celebrate in Style…Fun for All Ages!
Festival of Trees at Ripley’s Aquarium
Visit Ripley’s Aquarium…Displaying themed trees adorned in decorations & ornaments representing each of our 50 Great States. Enjoy “Oceans of Fun” Celebrating the Heritage & Diversity of the Great United States of America!
Ripley’s Aquarium (1110 Celebrity Circle…Broadway At The Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC)… Open Christmas Eve & Day Plus New Year’s Day! Hours are Sunday – Thursday 9am-7pm And Friday & Saturday 9am – 8pm. ( Open 365 Days a year!) More info At: www.ripleysaquarium.com Or Call: 800 – 734 – 8888
***Ripley’s Aquarium, Kids Only! New Year’s Eve Glow Party! ***
Dec. 31st, 2013 @ 8pm Thru Jan. 2014 @ 8am! New year’s Eve Sleepover open to ages 6 – 12…Featuring: Karaoke, music, dancing, crafts, movies, pizza and a non-alcoholic toast at Midnight. Admission is $69.99 Per Child& Reservations are required. Call: 843 – 916 – 0888 Ext. 272
Children’s Museum of South Carolina
Visit CMSC @ 2304 Oak St. in Myrtle Beach, SC…More @ www.cmsckids.org Or Call (843) 946 – 9469
Winter Hours: Tues. – Sat. 9 am – 3 pm & Sundays Noon – 5pm
***Breakfast With SANTA & FROSTY*** Join us at the Museum on Monday, Dec. 23rd from 9am – 11am…Sponsored By: Sea Captain’s House. Meet with Santa & Frosty , Fun activities, PLUS you will receive a Digital Photo card to send to your family & friends! $12 Per Person & 1/2 Price for Museum Members.Advance registration required by calling: (843) 946 – 9469…Space is Limited, so call early!
***NOON YEAR’S EVE BASH***
CMSC will open its doors at 10 AM , Tuesday, December 31st until 1 PM! This is the place for Kids to Ring In The New Year! The Biggest Celebration of the Year with a Kid’s Sparkling Juice Toast & Balloon Drop at NOON! Reduced admission is $5 Per Person!
Hard Rock Cafe @ Broadway at the Beach
For the Kids!…Breakfast with Santa On Saturday, Dec. 21st … Full Breakfast Buffet @ $9.95 Per Person with Kids 2 & under Free with Adult Breakfast!
- Times: 8am – 9:30 am AND 10am – 11:30 am!
- Fun Activities…Decorate your own mini-cupcake!
- Complimentary Photo with Santa!
New Year’s Eve Bash!
Hard Rock Cafe …seating in the restaurant will stop at 8pm – so, if you want to enjoy a Pre-Party Dinner, just make reservations early!
The New Year’s Bash will officially begin with Live Entertainment from Black Glass, a local Rock Group! There will be Party Favors, a Balloon Drop, & a Simulcast from Time’s Square. Tickets are $25 per Person in advance Or $30 per Person at the Door. – SPLURGE for a VIP Package which includes a reserved table & Dinner for only $75 Per Person! Call (843) 946 – 0007 for Tickets.
“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”
New Year’s Eve Bonfire In Calabash, NC
Celebrate New Year’s Eve Bonfire Hosted by the “Seafood Capital” of Calabash!
Festivities are scheduled to Launch at 8:30 PM on Saturday, December 31st, 2013 in the Hurricane Fishing Fleet Parking Lot… Next to the Calabash River!
Festive Events are designed where people can come together for Fellowship & Food!
Delicious Pulled Pork Barbecue & Light Refreshments with Hot Cocoa & Coffee
Casting of “Messages-In-A-Bottle…Participants write Good Wishes for 2014 Messages & Place them in The Bottles, which will be taken out to the Gulf Stream by The Hurricane Fleet! It is hoped that the messages will bring Smiles to the people who find them! One was recently found by a woman in France!
Peace on Earth; Good Will Toward Men & Women!
50/50 Raffle Drawing …$1 each & Winner receives 1/2 of Ticket Sales!
Festivities will continue until Midnight when “Anchor is Dropped” to “Ring In The New Year”!
Entertainment by Local DJ, North Shore Productions
Special “Thanks” to the Calabash Fire Department for “Graciously Volunteering” it services for this event!
Fibbers On The Water
- Dinner Salad
- Choose Two Entree’s…14 oz. N Y Steak , Shrimp & Crab served over Pasta with Brandy Cream Sauce, Tuna or Salmon Grilled Or Blackened!
- Choice Bottle of Wine… Choose from 4 Fine Wines!
- Serving 4 pm- 9 pm on December 31st, 2013! Reservations & More@ www.fibberslittleriver.com Or Call (843) 280 – 2271
Fibber’s is also Open New Year’s Day for Lunch & Dinner!
House of Blues
At Barefoot Landing, 4640 Hwy. 17 S, N. Myrtle Beach, SC Is Hosting… TWO New Year’s Eve Events this year!
- Delicious four-Course Dinner and Dancing with TRU SOL. Tickets for this event are $84.95 & also include Party Favors & a Gift Certificate for a 2014 Concert of your choice! Door open at 7 p.m. for dinner .
- Concert Only Event: Tickets are on sale now to see a live show featuring national artist, Corey Smith!
- The Railers will also perform during the Concert event. Tickets start at $22 for general Admission. Doors open at 8 p.m. & Show starts at 9 p.m
More @ www.houseofblues.com Or Call: (843) 272 – 3000
Alabama Theatre Christmas Show
The spectacular Alabama Theatre Christmas Show will have TWO Stage performances on Tuesday , December 31st at the Alabama Theatre on Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach. Performance times are 3 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. More @ www.alabama-theatre.com
The 1st Show of the New Year at the Alabama Theatre will be on January 17 & 18, 2014…Presenting “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” starring Gail Bliss. Gail blends theatre & Music for 20 of Patsy’s best known songs!
Castano’s Italian Steakhouse
Castano’s Italian Steakhouse at Barefoot Landing in N. Myrtle Beach…Invites You to a Fun evening out on New Year’s Eve! You will have a complimentary glass of champagne Plus several entertainers lined up from 6 p.m. To 12 a.m.! DJ Curtis will “Keep the Party Going” until 2 a.m.on Jan. 1st 2014!New Year’s menu includes selections like crabtini, sesami seared bluefish tuna, veal ricotta stuffed shells, shrimp and crabmeat, Lemoncello ricotta cheescake, and More! www.castanosrestaurant.com Or Call: (843) 361 – 2000 for reservations!
Barefoot Princess Riverboat
Enjoy Dinner & Dancing aboard the Barefoot Princess Riverboat on Dec. 31st, 2013! The Two Hour Cruise starts a 6 p.m. boarding at the Barefoot Landing Marina with On Board Entertainment! Winter Special is $70 Per Couple (Taxes Included) More @ www.mbriverboat.com Or Call: (843) 272 – 2140
Martini’s Restaurant & Lounge
Three Seatings: 5 – 5:30pm, 7 – 7:30 pm, & 9 – 9:30pm
Martini’s Restaurant & Lounge… 98 Highway 17 South, Myrtle Beach, SC!
Lanny Prewett will perform Live Music starting at 9pm With a Champagne Toast at Midnight!
More @ www.martininmb.com Or Call: (843) 249 – 1134
Broadway at the Beach
1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
Fireworks Extravaganza…Fireworks will light up the sky at 8pm Tuesday, December 31st overlooking Lake Broadway!
- Crocodile Rocks
- Rodeo Bar & Grill
- Senor Frogs
More info: Call 800 – 386 – 4662 Ext. 1225
Legends in Concert
New Year’s Eve Performances… Two Show Times for December 31st…7 pm & 10 pm
Broadway at the Beach Legends Concert Theatre…2925 Hollywood Drive Myrtle Beach, SC
- Neil Diamond
- Dolly Parton
- Whitney Houston
- Blues Brothers
- More @ www.legendsinconcert.com Or call: 800 – 960 – 7469
Medieval Times New Year’s Eve Extravagana
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament…2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC…Presents a Special Show at 5pm on Dec. 31st, 2013…New Year’s Eve! Enjoy a Delicious Meal as you watch the Brave Knights Battle below! Call 866 – 543 – 9637…Seating is Limited! More @ www.medievaltimes.com
New Year’s Day 2014
First Day Hike…Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 @ 10 am At Myrtle Beach State Park, Myrtle Beach, SC!… (4401 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575) More @ www.southcarolinaparks.com Or Call: (843) 238 – 5325
Get outside at Myrtle Beach State Park on the 1st day of the New Year & Resolve to spend more time enjoying the Natural World! ***Feel, See, Hear, & Smell your way through the Serenity that Nature provides. Unplug & Unwind from our fast paced world for a few hours & be inspired by Nature and its Zen-Like Ways!*** Show is more designed for Adults…Please leave your pets at home.
***Restaurant of the Month***
“Castanso’s Italian Steakhouse”
Castano’s Italian Steakhouse is a “Happening Place” with Old World Taste fused with refined American cuisine! It is a casual Fine Dining Experience with Prime Seafood, Steak, and Italian Homemade Pasta Dishes prepared to order by the Award Winning Chef and his team. There are Daily specials and meals that include Veal Chop, Lobster Ravioli, & Crabtini!
The dining area has several rooms with some private booths for your specific dining pleasure. I recently ate there and watched the Fireworks on Barefoot Lake! In the summer months, this is a frequent option which you can also view from the outdoor porch area.
Happy Hour Specials are offered daily from 4pm – 7pm….With Live Music in the Lounge on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday…Live music is offered by Johnny Cob, Jimmy Z, Rod France, Castano’s Trio on various nights! The food is delicious, the drinks tantalizing, and the prices very reasonable! It truly is a place to “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” in an atmosphere made to socialize and make new friends!
This quality dining and friendly atmosphere was the vision of owners Darleen & Curtis Brown…Castano mean Brown in Italian! Curtis, who has 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry at Hilton Hotels and Waterpark Resort Hotels, and his wife , Darleen, bought the restaurant at Barefoot Landing knowing that they could create the Fine Dining Experience they envisioned. Anyone who has had the pleasure of eating at Castano’s can feel the passionate care in preparing culinary delights of their vision! Castanso’s is a restaurant that keeps calling you back for Food, Friendliness, and Fun!
Casanto’s is open this Christmas Eve…Dec. 24th with a Full Menu from 4 – 8pm. New Year’s Eve…Dec. 31st is a Special New Year’s Eve Menu with Live Entertainment and Dancing …Champagne Toast at Midnight! There are several entertainers and DJ Curtis will “Keep the party Going” until 2 am on January 1st, 2014! You might read more about Castanso’s New Year’s Eve in the first part of this Blog! You can also go to www.castansorestaurant.com or Call:(843) 361 – 2000
Tis’ the Season Of Love and Good Cheer! May You Feel Peace and Joy…Dancing into the New Year! Folks at Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New year! May 2014 Bless You and Yours Abundantly!