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2016-eddie-monsour-smallestTonight’s the night! The annual EDDIE MONSOUR MEMORIAL MIXED DOUBLES CONTEST is back and stronger than ever. A/K/A the Dewey Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Mixed Doubles, it’s always held on Thanksgiving weekend and is jam packed with FUN and fabulous dancin’. The night was changed this year to FRIDAY so more folks on the beach can enjoy the Intracoastal Christmas Regatta boat parade that is always held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Held in the Front Room with DJ Butch Metcalf as DJ and Gary Bass as emcee. The Back Room will have DJ Jay Kinlaw playin’ some hot boogie woogie for folks who want to do their own thing. Money raised from the contest is donated to the HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION…friends helpin’ friends. Club and Shag City Grill will open today at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Perfect timin’ for dancin’ off that big Thanksgiving We hope you all had a good’un and your FUN TEAM sure enjoyed a day with our family and friends. Saturday night we’ll have DJ Butch Metcalf in the FRONT ROOM and DJ Betty Brown in the BACK ROOM. Next big event on our agenda is our annual CUSTOMER APPRECIATION CHRISTMAS PARTY to be held Wednesday, December 7th. Always a good time, please join us to ring in the Christmas holiday. Keep checkin’ our FACEBOOK PAGE for Christmas events and schedules. December is jam-packed with FUN and laughter and we want YOU to be a part of it. The staff of Fat Harold’s Beach Club sends out our deepest condolences to the family and friends of H. Lee Brown, proprietor of the OD Pavilion, who passed away yesterday. Another huge loss to the shag community, we’re sure he and the Fat Man have some catchin’ up to do. Tell somebody you love them today and always give a hug! They’re FREE and everybody needs one.

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bbq-nov-4Planes, trains, automobiles or golf carts! Come on down today from 11 to 4 and get your fill of BEACH MUSIC AND BBQ! Fundraiser today starts at 11 this morning with BBQ plates for $9 cooked up by the newest North Carolina BBQ Champs BEACH BOYS BBQ. Eat in, take out…or pull up to the drive through area in our side parking lot and have it handed to ‘ya! Jim Quick & COASTLINE are donating their entertainment later in the afternoon…Helpin’ to raise money for animals displaced during Hurricane Matthew. Great cause…Great BBQ…and Great Music! It’s a WIN-WIN! BBQ can also be bought by the pound. Thanks to all the hard workers puttin’ this together…We hope it’s a HUGE success. november-4-n-5 Startin’ at 7 tonight we’re gonna double your pleasure and FUN with two rooms rockin’ with two DJs. The weekend’s here and we’ve got it goin’ on. DJ David Harris will be in the Front Room tonight and DJ Bill Harper will be in the Back Room with nothin’ but the old stuff. We’ll do it all over again tomorrow night with DJ Jimmy Buffkin in the Front and DJ Jay “JJ” Kinlaw in the Back. The beach season may be over but we’re just gettin’ started with more GOOD TIMES at the Fat Man’s House!

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P1250506Tuesdays are FUNdays at Fat Harold’s Beach Club. FREE SHAG CLASSES with instructor Jeppy McDowell! That’s, right….FREE! Come on out and learn our State dance…no excuses. Class starts at 7, no partner required! Club opens at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7 and Jammin’ Jimmy Buffkin will be your DJ. We’re excited to announce that thanks to some wonderful people, through donations and auction items, we raised over $35,000.00 for Camp Kemo this past weekend! That sends 70 kids with cancer to this special camp! We couldn’t have done it without the wonderful volunteers and our FUN TEAM staff who put it all together and pulled it off. You rock!

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13166105_10208904295074971_7341888077414725354_nOur favorite day of the year has finally arrived! Join us today to raise money for the Fat Man’s biggest passion…Camp Kemo! Bring your pocketbooks and let’s raise some money to send kids with cancer to camp! Club and Shag City Grill open today at 11:30. Jim Quick & Coastline will hit the stage at noon and we have some FABulous items to be auctioned off throughout the afternoon. Many thanks to the wonderful individual and business donors for items to help us raise some money! Cash and check donations also accepted. Let’s make the first Camp Kemo event without Fat Harold a HUGE success. Many hours have been put in to make it one. Wait til you see some of the memorabilia items being auctioned today from Fat Daddy’s estate! DJ Ray Scott will be your emcee for the day. If you can’t make it for our big event, we’ll still have a fun time going on tonight. DJ Gary Bass will be in the front room booth startin’ at 7 with your favorite shag dance tunes. The back room will have DJ Chad “AmosAndy” Farlow spinnin’ some old tunes from vinyl….yes, vinyl…OLD SCHOOL, BABY! We’ll see you at Fat Harold’s…Your FUN TEAM is fired up for the big day and night!

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13166105_10208904295074971_7341888077414725354_nHow did this weekend get here so fast? One day and countin’ for our BIG Camp Kemo Fundraiser and Birthday Celebration for Fat Harold. We sure miss him, but know he’d be proud of his worker bees for the hard work everybody has pulled off to keep his passion alive! Wait til you see the FABulous items that will be auctioned off tomorrow. We’ve also been receiving monetary donations all week to prime the pot. Thank you to EVERYbody that’s been a part of puttin’ this together! Friday is here so we’ll have BOTH ROOMS open tonight. Club and Shag City Grill open at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be playin’ in the FRONT ROOM and DJ Bill Harper will be holdin’ down the BACK ROOM. Come on out and get your beach boogie on. All doors will be open for entry! Saturday we’ll open the doors at 11:30 and set off our big day. Jim Quick & Coastline, DJ Ray Scott, 50/50 drawings, auctions, both live and silent. WE”RE PUMPED! Then Saturday night DJ Gary Bass will be in the FRONT BOOTH and DJ Chad “AmosAndy” will be in the BACK ROOM spinnin’ vinyl. Yes, you heard that right….back to the old school vinyl spinnin’. It’s gonna be a great weekend at the Fat Man’s!

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4.17 2We’re into SOS Spring Safari Day 3…Can ‘ya handle it? Club and Shag City Grill open today at 10 with lots in store for ONE DAY! DJ Ken Jones will play in the Front Room from Noon to 5 with the ANNUAL RON & TINY’S SHOOTER PARTY in the Back Room. Proceeds from the Shooter Party will benefit the Fat Man’s favorite charity CAMP KEMO. Bittersweet since we lost Ron last year…but the party will keep goin’ on. TOO MUCH SYLVIA will be playing on stage from 2 to 6 in the Front Room…They are FABulous! DJ David Harris will be playin’ the Front Room from to 5 to 9 and DJ Larry Edwards will be in the Back Room. Closin’ us out for Day 3 will be DJ John Hall in the Front Room and DJ Betty Brown in the Back Room from 9..’til you close us down! Your FUN TEAM is just gettin’ started….Can YOU keep up?

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merry christmasFat Harold’s will be closed today for an annual private party/fundraiser. But, wait! We’re throwin’ a party just for YOU this Wednesday! Join us Wednesday for our CUSTOMER APPRECIATION CHRISTMAS PARTY! Your FUN TEAM is gettin’ things ready to celebrate Christmas at the Fat Man’s House with HAPPY HOUR from open to close, LOTS OF FUN, and Jack’s famous CHICKEN BOG. Keep checkin’ our FACEBOOK PAGE for lots of holiday festivities comin’ up! Don’t forget to make your reservations for our NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH. Call the club, drop in….or download the reservation form and mail it in. We sell out early, so let’s do this thang!

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Benefit for Judy Collins


This Benefit is being hosted by The Embers featuring Craig Woolard. The Doors will open at 12 noon. Your MC will be DJ Ray Scott. We will have 50/50 drawing, auction, and other things too! Jim Quick & Coastline plus other Stars will grace the stage with the Embers to honor Judy.

As you all may know by now Judy is having major health issues. She has provided years of dedication to our shag community from being a major DJ, Dance instructor, booking bands for events, along with her sister Jeannie, selling you shoes to dance in. She hasn’t been able to work in over a year and we need to help give back what she has given to us. Thanks in advance for helping Judy get through these tough times.

Please if you can make a donation of money or item for auction, we need help. If you would litk to sponsor the event, we ask that you contact Contact Debbie Woolard at (919) 815-6128.

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Camp Kemo

Anyone that has ever been to Fat Harold’s during SOS should be aware of Camp Kemo. This camp is so near and dear to the heart of the Fat Man – Thanks for Supporting Camp Kemo – Watch the video that was added to facebook on an event coming up with DJ Johnny B! If you can’t make it to SOS this fall, then please consider using the form below to make a donantion to Camp Kemo – Let’s make this year the biggest yet!
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Camp Kemo Fundraiser – April 6th

sunday-april6th-kemoThe first Sunday this year – Plan to attend the Camp Kemo Fundraiser on April 6th at Fat Harold’s Beach Club

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This is such a good cause that Harold has chosen – Let’s send more kids to Camp Kemo this year than we ever have!

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