by Danielle McFadden
Lobster & Jazz
Enjoy a Lobster Bake while listening to the cool Jazz sounds of Scott Watkins. The lobster bake includes: Maine lobster, shrimp, mussels, Andouille sausage, corn on the cob, and red potatoes. Get yours Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Brentwood Wine Bistro. Due to popular demand, reservations are highly recommended. Also available: Three Course Dinner & Ghost Tour.
The festival is held annually the second weekend of October at the Little River Waterfront. Festival goers can expect to enjoy two stages of live music, a kid’s zone, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, and approximately 200 different vendors— including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Visit www.LittleRiverShrimpFest.org for more info.
Join Kind Keeper No-Kill Animal Rescue on October 19 and enjoy a leisurely fall stroll through beautiful Vereen Memorial Gardens along the Intracoastal Waterway with your pooch. Plus, enter your dog in a Halloween costume contest for fun prizes. This year’s theme is Harry Potter, complete with treats, raffle, and a “Fang” look-a-like contest.
Get in the Halloween spirit
Carve pumpkins with the family, prepare for trick-or-treaters, and catch all twenty re-runs of Hocus Pocus on TV. Then, take the whole family to the NMB Park & Sports Complex on October 26, for Howl-O-Scream— a very affordable night of fun.
Fall on the Farm
Did you know Indigo Farms sits on the Little River/Calabash border? There are a variety of family fun activities to enjoy this October like pumpkin patch Saturdays, hayrides, and pick your own opportunities.
Schedule your mammogram
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take some time to learn about breast cancer prevention and detection, and donate to research initiatives.
Visit the chamber blog for a free copy of Little River-themed pumpkin stencils. www.LittleRiverChamber.org