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12645226_10204095760073999_2108970467330273033_n (2)We lost another large part of Ocean Drive this week…The man who was instrumental in putting together the first SOS….Robert Gene “Swink” Laughter.  We’d like to take the time to say THANK YOU to this man who had a dream and made it happen.  He will be sorely missed, but his legacy will carry on every year when thousands migrate to North Myrtle Beach for the annual Society of Stranders (SOS) parties.  There will be a Celebration of Life for Swink today at 11:00 at the OD Pavilion.  It’s open to the public and we’re sure will be well attended.  There’s no doubt that the Fat Man will be sittin’ beside Swink lookin’ down and enjoyin’ the stories that are gonna  be told.  These two made it possible for Ocean Drive to thrive and become the Beach Music haven that it is.  They were here in the beginning and their memories will live on.  Back to bidness…Fat Harold’s Beach Club and the Shag City Grill will open today at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  DJ Gary Bass will be in the booth tonight startin’ at 7.  Come on out and party at the Fat Man’s House.  Hoy, Hoy!  And carry on.

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weekend babyDon’t we ALL love Fridays?  Fridays mean it’s the weekend…and weekends are for FUN!  We like FUN at Fat Harold’s.  We even have a FUN TEAM.  Your FUN TEAM is here to assure you have plenty of good times at the Fat Man’s House.  Club and Shag City Grill open today at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Tonight we’ll have both rooms open with some great music startin’ at 7.  DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be in the Front Room booth and DJ Jay “JJ” Kinlaw will be in the Back Room booth.  Plenty of good shag dance music for all!  Come early, stay late..Somethin’ for everybody at Fat Harold’s!

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jeanette stanleyIt’s Thursday and time for one of our most popular and fun FREE classes – LINE DANCIN’!  Club and Shag City Grill open at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  At 7 it’s time to line ’em up with Instructor Jeanette Stanley.  The class will go over some of the older line dances and Jeanette will teach a new one.  No partner ever required…and it’s FREE!  Come early, stay late.  DJ David Harris will be on hand playin’ a good mix of line and shag music after class.  Our dance classes are a good way to meet some new folks, especially if you’re new to the area or here on vacation.  Come on out to the Fat Man’s House tonight and shake your booty.

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949-live-remote-2Party your way over the weekly hump at the Fat Man’s House!  Wednesdays mean CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY with HAPPY HOUR from the time we open the doors til we cut the lights out.  Thaaaat’s right…a never-ending Happy Hour!   Club and Shag City Grill open at 4 today and the party begins.  We also have a live remote from 94.9 the Surf radio, broadcasting live from Fat Harold’s.  Radio personality DJ Jason “the Judge” Justice will be IN THE HOUSE, teaming up with our DJ Jimmy Buffkin, giving you some FABulous beach music for your dancin’ pleasure.  If you can’t be here in person, join us ON THE AIR with the Surf radio to join in on the fun.  We guarantee some good music with some good times mixed in!  Don’t forget you can always check out what happenin’ here at the Fat Man’s on our FACEBOOK PAGE.  We try to keep you informed with upcomin’ events and schedules….All ya’ have to do is join our page to make sure  ya’ don’t miss out on anything.

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jeppy classBring your Valentine out to Fat Harold’s tonight for FREE BEGINNER SHAG LESSONS.  If you don’t have a Valentine,  learning our state dance, the SHAG, could be your problem… so get down here and get a jump on next year!  Instructor Jeppy McDowell will teach you a little history about our dance and show you the basics.  You’ll see how easy it is and have a good time while you’re at it.  Class starts at 7, no Valentine required…and it’s FREE!

valentineClub opens today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Get your dance on after Jeppy’s shag lessons with DJ Jimmy Buffkin.  Come early and let your FUN TEAM loosen you up.  We’ll also be glad to be your Valentine for the evenin’!

Fat Harold’s Beach Club is the place to be and we’ve played a part in many couples celebratin’ Valentine’s Day together since meeting here over the years.  We want to be your home away from home in Ocean Drive!

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