August | Fun Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

    The sales executives at The Trembley Group Real Estate are experts at more than the Grand Strand housing market. The Trembley Group Realtors are experts on everything about Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand. They know about recreation, golf, civic groups that give back to the community, cultural events, and all the little thing that contribute to a high quality of life. Visitors to The Trembley Group Blog are encouraged to read the sales executive profiles where they will discover what makes the sales executives special and what the sales executives find special about living on South Carolina’s Grand Strand.

    Culinary Tourism

    Something that every Sales Executive at The Trembley Group agrees is that Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand has great restaurants and is a great place to be a culinary tourist. By definition, a culinary tourist is a traveler who discovers the authentic taste of a particular destination, place, or region and create good memories associated with the local food and drink. Culinary tourists are interested in eating, sampling wine and beer, cooking, baking and learning about the history of certain foods in a particular region. The goal of culinary tourism is to educate and inspire food and wine enthusiasts while giving the tourist a chance to explore the local area and learn about local food trends, cooking techniques, and food history.

    Whether they’ve lived here six months, six years, or an entire lifetime, with more than 1700 mouth-watering options and new ones opening every day, with even a slightly adventuresome palate, it’s possible to always remain a culinary tourist along the Grand Strand.

    Along the Grand Strand, it’s easy to find cuisines ranging from low country cooking and a wealth of caught-fresh-daily seafood to traditional Italian, Greek, Mexican, and American fare. The only difficult part of being a Grand Strand culinary tourist is deciding what to try first.

    Diners in the Myrtle Beach area are in for a treat when it comes to culinary selections. The Grand Strand features cuisine that is pleasing to every palate. Historically, the area is renowned for its fresh local seafood, which is nowhere more abundant than in Murrells Inlet, the seafood capital of South Carolina.

    Toward the northern end of the Grand Strand, North Carolina-style Calabash is the cuisine of choice, with its traditional lightly-breaded, fried seafood meals. There are hundreds of different options to choose from at any number of Calabash buffets.

    On the southern end of the Grand Strand, diners will come into the heart of the Lowcountry, where chefs utilize local ingredients like stone-ground grits, shrimp, blue crab, grouper, country ham, and fresh produce.

    The South Carolina Lowcountry was settled by rice planters and one of the staples in many Lowcountry dishes is the Carolina Gold Rice.  Carolina Gold Rice differs from other varieties of long-grain rice, as it has delicate texture, lack of aroma and superior cooking qualities.

    Fresh to your table, Lowcountry food is an infusion of the cultural influences of the many people that settled on the land in the past. The flavor in these foods includes influences from France, West Africa, and the Caribbean. Whether you’re dining alone, as a couple or with a large group, the Grand Strand has cuisine that’s sure to please everyone!

    Be sure to watch The Trembley Group Sales Executives’ Recommendations and give them a call with any questions – about food or real estate. They like talking about the local cuisine almost as much as local housing opportunities.

    La Belle Amie Vineyard

    Regional cuisine also includes local wine and visitors as well as residents interested in sampling the local wine and learning about its history are encouraged to visit La Belle Amie Vineyard at1120 St. Joseph Road in Little River. Phone: (843) 399-9463, Website: http://labelleamie.com                                                                                                                                                

    La Belle Amie Vineyard is an operating vineyard and is open to the public. The vineyard is a former tobacco plantation that has been owned by the Bellamy family since the 1800s. La Belle Amie means “the good friend,” and is the European origin of the family name. Guests to the vineyard are invited to sample La Belle Amie’s private label wines and a variety of gourmet foods or to browse through the gift shop featuring a wide array of wine accessories and unique gifts. The vineyard welcomes picnics. The vineyard is host to a variety of special musical events as well as a series of outdoor music and wine-tasting. The vineyard is open every day except Sunday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

    In August, special events include:

    • Aug 5 – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest
    • Aug 19 – Summer Breeze Music Fest

    Admission to these special events is $8. A $3 discount is available with a donation of 2 canned/dry good food items for the area food bank. Festival dates are subject to change, and inclement weather may cause a last-minute postponement or cancellation, so check the website or call before coming out for an event. All special events are on Saturday from noon to 5 PM.

    Ongoing music starts every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 12:30 and musicians play until 4:30.

    Every Wednesday, weather permitting, visitors enjoy an afternoon of live music & fun. Admission is free, and wine tastings are half price!

    Thursdays feature Oldies with great tunes from days gone by! Enjoy an afternoon of live music & fun.

    Wine Down on Fridays with wine and live music. Fridays feature $4 glasses of wine all day long. Take some time and enjoy the wonderful summer weather.

    Saturdays also feature live music. Enjoy an afternoon of live music and stop by the vineyard and take advantage of all the vineyard has to offer including lots of covered areas, decks, and cabanas with plenty of fans for your comfort.

    Fireworks All Summer Long!

    Every July 4th, Americans from around the country gather with family and friends to celebrate one of the nation’s oldest federal holidays. Now in our 241st year of freedom from British rule, the 4th of July has become to be synonymous with barbecuing, visiting the beach, picnicking, and of course, admiring the beautiful colors of high-flying fireworks. If you’re a visitor or a full-time resident

    Date Day of Week Time Location
    Aug 1 Tuesday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 2 Wednesday 10:00 PM 2nd Ave Pier Myrtle Beach
    Aug 3 Thursday after game Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field
    Aug 4 Friday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 5 Saturday after game Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field
    Aug 6th Sunday after game Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field
    Aug 7th Monday 9:30 PM Barefoot Landing
    Aug 8th Tuesday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 9th Wednesday 10:00 PM 2nd Ave Pier Myrtle Beach
    Aug 11th Friday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 12th Saturday after game Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field
    Aug 14th Monday 9:30 PM Barefoot Landing
    Aug 15th Tuesday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 16th Wednesday 10:00 PM 2nd Ave Pier Myrtle Beach
    Aug 18th Friday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 21st Monday 9:30 PM Barefoot Landing
    Aug 22nd Tuesday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach
    Aug 23rd Wednesday 10:00 PM 2nd Ave Pier Myrtle Beach
    Aug 26th Saturday after game Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field
    Aug 28th Monday 9:30 PM Barefoot Landing
    Aug 29th Tuesday 10:00 PM Broadway at the Beach

     

    Concerts on the Green

    Liverpool – Carolina’s Beatles Experience“…A Beatles Tribute Band

    Market Common marks August’s Third Thursday Concert on the Green in Valor Park for a great night of live music on Thursday, August 17th, from 7 PM until 10 PM. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks will be available for purchase. Come early for a little shopping then dinner at one of ten fabulous restaurants and top off the evening with a complimentary concert in Valor Park. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, the kids and even the fur babies. No coolers or outside drinks are allowed.

    Come early and make an appointment with a Trembley Group Real Estate sales executive and explore the unique lifestyle experience the Grand Strand’s only true urban village community offers.

     

    Need help? Call The Trembley Group at 843.945.1880 ext. 100 and we’ll help you look for the perfect listing or buyers agent!

    At The Trembley Group, we pride ourselves on being the experts at more than just selling real estate. We are local residents, some of us have been here for a lifetime. The rest of us will be here until the end of time. We love living, working, and playing in the diverse backyard of Coastal Carolina, and look forward to helping you live and love your dreams soon too. Please reach out to us by phone or email for personalized service and one-on-one advice. 

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