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PEGGY CLEARY’S MYRTLE BEACH BULLETIN SEPTEMBER 2016
A Monthly Guide to Life & Real Estate on the Grand Strand
The Fall season is the second busiest time of the year to buy or sell a home. You wouldn’t have to say goodbye to Summer if you lived on the Grand Strand…residents who live here feel like September and October are 60 more days of Summer…perfect weather! Why don’t you visit Myrtle Beach this Fall and start your journey to enjoying the good life on the Grand Strand. Whether you are a retiree, second home owner or investor now is the time to buy. New construction of single family homes is booming so if you are thinking of a new home & a new life here in Horry County by the Spring, let me help you. As an Accredited Buyer Representative and REO specialist (short sales & foreclosures) I can guide you through the buying process step-by-step with experience, knowledge, patience, empathy and humor.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND is going to be a very busy one:
9/1 & 2 WORLD AM GOLF.COM AMATEUR HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT continues with 3,000 golfers from 50 states & 25 foreign countries participate in this fun filled & popular event at various Grand Strand golf courses
9/2 JERRY EDWARDS & AVATAR BLUE VINTAGE JAZZ & CLASSIC BLUES Circle Center Myrtle Beach Mall Sway or dance to the music.
9/2-4 COASTAL UNCORKED www.mbhospitality.org/coastaluncorked Pavilion Park Central 21st Ave. N opens up with CHOCOLATE UNDER THE MOON with local bartenders competing in a Moonshine Mixology Contest with decadent deserts & live music. THE GRAND TASTING TENT features over 100 varieties of wine and food to match. BREWS AT THE BEACH has over 15 breweries offering over 75 different beers for sampling
9/2-3 ANNUAL BEACH, BOOGIE & BARBECUE FEST HGTC Campus Conference Center Market Common Barbecue cooking, burgers & brew and cornhole competitions, Myrtle Beach Car Club Show, arts & crafts, entertainment & fireworks
9/3 BREWS, BLUES & BBQ The Deck at House of Blues North Myrtle Beach Food, beer sampling and great music
9/3 POPS WITH THE PELICANS TicketReturnField.com www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/POPS The LONG BAY SYMPHONY opens its 2016-2017 season with a concert sponsored by Duplin Winery with film &Broadway favorites as well as patriotic favorites like Stars & Stripes Forever, culminating with fireworks
9/7 THE NEWCOMERS CLUB OF THE GRAND STRAND starts their 2015-2016 season with a monthly coffee the 1st Wednesday of the month at the Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. You can sign up book club, Mah Jongg , bridge, golf, dining out. The Club also has a luncheon every month at a different location. Go to newcomersgs.com for more information.
LaBELLE AMIE VINEYARDS Little River labelleamie.com Bring your beach blanket or chair, relax & enjoy these concerts while tasting great wine
9/10 DOG DAYS BLUES & JAZZ FEST
9/24 AN AFTERNOON WITH THE HOLIDAY BAND ALABAMA THEATRE North Myrtle Beach Alabama Theatre alabamatheatre.com
9/10 OAK RIDGE BOYS The band returns to the Grand Strand where their careers started
9/25 RICKY SKAGGS AN EVENING OF BLUEGRASS with his Kentucky Thunder band
9/10 SUPPORT MILITARY SPOUSES 5K RUN 1 MILE FUNJ RUN North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex http://www.supportmilitaryspouses.org
9/10-12 HOME IMPROVEMENT & OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW Myrtle Beach Convention Center 843 438-4124 Get the latest information from over 200 booths
EVER THINK YOU COULD BE AN ACTOR OR WRITER??? Here’s your chance: STAGE LEFT PLAYHOUSE in Market Common is offering classes 9/10 & 9/24 to ages 6-12 and teens & adults 9/19 introducing students to theatre, build communication skills, creativity & self esteem while having fun. Teens & adults who have participated in theatre will be taught techniques and exercises for a better performance in Acting Level One 9/21 & 9/28. These classes will continue through the Fall. Go to Stagelefttheatremb.com for schedules
LIFE STORY LUNCH BRUNCH reconvenes 9/13 at the Blackmoor Resident’s Club House from 11:30-1:00 to learn tips & hints that will help you writing your life’s memoirs. Contact MaryAnn Benedetto, Certified Lifewriting Instructor-AWriters Presence, LLC for more information 843 215-4676
9/18-27 SOS FALL MIGRATION Main Street No. Myrtle Beach 843 222-3276 ShagDance.com The Society of Shaggers get together for 10 days as they say Goodbye To Summer while showing off their footwork with lots of shagging (the Official SC State Dance)
9/17 AYNOR HARVEST-HOEDOWN FESTIVAL Downtown Aynor www.aynorharvesthoedown.com FREE ADMISSION Parade starts at 10:00 am…then enjoy arts & crafts, exhibitors, food, live music and kids events
9/22-25 25th ANNUAL ST JOHNS GREEK FESTIVAL St Johns Greek Orthodox Church 843 448-3773 StJohn-MB.org Four day festival with Zorba the Greek Dancing, Greek culture, cuisine & family fun.
9/22-25 BEACH BOUND HOUNDS various locations greyhoundcrossroads.com 864 995-3112 Greyhound lovers get together for a fundraiser weekend of events like a hound skinny dip, crowning of Beach King & Queen, beach walks & seminars
9/23-25 ANNUAL ATALAYA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Huntington Beach State Park 843 237-4400 AtalayaFestival.com Everyone’s favorite with 3 days of art media, live music & a food court
9/24 RIVERTOWN DINE AROUND Downtown Conway 843 248-6260 ConwayAlive.com Sample the fabulous food from local participating restaurants as you stroll around historic downtown Conway. Must register in advance
9/24 BREW AT THE ZOO Brookgreen Gardens 843 235-6000 Brookgreen.org Craft beer tasting featuring over 30 regional & national selections while viewing several exhibits at Brookgreen’s Low Country Zoo at night. Food & wine also available
9/24-10/15 PAWLEYS ISLAND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART pawleysmusic.com check webpage for specific dates & venues VISUAL ARTS: Seaside Palette, Wet Paint Sale, Chalk Under The Oaks, Visual Arts Gallery FUNDRAISERS: A Culinary Low Country Garden Symphony, Pawleys Island Wine & Food Gala MUSICAL PERFORMANCES: Peabo Bryson, Shanna Tucker, The Company Men, Barrett Baber, Marlies Anderson, John Brown’s Little Band, The Doowop Project,
9/25 COASTAL UNCORKEDFARM TO TABLE DINNER Thompson Farms Conway 843 626-9668 Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres prepared by HGTC culinary students in the cornfield, followed by Dinner prepared by top chefs highlighting 7 different courses in a quaint barn setting.
9/26 12th ANNUAL IRISH ITALIAN INTERNATIONALFESTIVAL Main St No. Myrtle Beach 843 28-5673 Whether you want a corned beef sandwich or sausage & peppers, it’s all there along with live music, games and cooking contests.
9/26-10/2 MYRTLE BEACH FALL BIKE RALLY MyrtleBeachBikeWeek.com Start your engines running and enjoy 60 miles of the Grand Strand highways & byways… please don’t forget to wear your helmets!
9/26-27 SEACOAST ARTISTS GUILD ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Valor Park Market Common 843 650-8547. FREE ADMISSION local artists offering their photography, drawings, painted art, jewelry & more for sale
ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL FALL WEATHER & ATTEND SOME OF THESE EVENTS Obviously, you’ll never be bored living on the Grand Strand!!!
If you or anyone you know, would like more information about relocating here, new communities, taxes, financing, medical facilities, schools (including Coastal Carolina University and Georgetown Technical College) and weather, please contact me.
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PEGGY CLEARY, BROKER ASSOCIATE BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES MYRTLE BEACH REAL ESTATE
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