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9.14.17Wow!  We sure gave SOS a JUMPSTART last night!  Thanks to all that came out and partied with us.  Are you ready for the FULL THROTTLE?  We’re revved up and ready to go.

We’ll have DJs in both rooms tonight startin’ at 5.  Get an early start…NO SOS cards required tonight.  However, you can purchase yours here from any member of your FUN TEAM.

Get ready for 10 days and nights of non-stop GOOD TIMES with some FABulous DJs, two party rooms, Judy Duke Shag Workshops and a great band line up.

Check out our schedules on our FACEBOOK PAGE to make sure you don’t miss anything.  Yes, Oh, Yes…We’re ready to get this party started!

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A New PosterSOS is almost here!  Let’s give it a jumpstart!  A tradition at the Fat Man’s House…there will be FREE hot dogs and good times tonight!  Chef Jack is IN THE HOUSE and preparin’ hot dogs with all the fixin’s for your culinary delight this evenin’ startin’ at 6:30.

We’re gonna party with DJ Jimmy Buffkin and get this thing called SOS started.  Come on out and let’s do this thang!  No cover or SOS card required!  Club and Shag City Grill open today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.

Check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for our complete SOS schedule and make sure you have your SOS card in your pocket startin’ Friday.  We have ’em for sale here in the club and anybody on your FUN TEAM can set ‘ya up.  Yes, Oh, Yes…We’re excited about SOS!

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jeppy classThaaaat’s right…for FREE! On Tuesdays Instructor Jeppy McDowell hosts FREE BEGINNER SHAG LESSONS to anybody who walks thru out doors.  We start our SOS  FALL MIGRATION festivities tomorrow and tonight’s your last chance to learn the basics of our State dance.  No pre-registration, no partner required.

Club opens at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Come early and meet your classmates.  You can also purchase your 2017 SOS card if you don’t already have one.  Yes, Oh, Yes…It’s almost here!

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JUDY DUKEWe are A-OK in Ocean Drive and it’s bidness as usual.  Mondays are FUNdays with Judy Duke’s Beginner thru Advanced Shag Lessons.  Last chance to get your feet in line for SOS!  Instructor Judy Duke and her crew will be on hand startin’ at 7 tonight with Beginner thru Advanced classes.  No pre-registration required…no partner required…$10 per person.

Rain or shine, SOS starts this week.  We’ll have our semi-annual JUMP START PARTY this Wednesday night with beach music and hot dogs.  Get a jump on the FUN and get down here.  Check out our full schedule on our FACEBOOK PAGE.  We’ve got a lot of great music lined up for ‘ya, both bands and lots of DJs.  Don’t have your SOS card?  We’ve got ‘ya covered.  Just ask anybody on your FUN TEAM to set you up.  An SOS card WILL be required throughout SOS in all participating clubs.

We open today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Join us for a cold drink and dance lessons!

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dodged a bullet Miss Irma has changed her mind and she ain’t headin’ for the Grand Strand! We are ecstatic and it makes us wanna dance! We’re OPEN and SOS hasn’t been affected! Let’s get down and get dancin’ tonight at the Fat Man’s House!

Club and Shag City Grill open today at 11 with HAPPY HOUR FROM 4 TO 7. Junior Shag Social from 2 to 4 with Pat Folds. Bring the kids and get ’em involved with our state dance, the SHAG. FREE shag lessons from 2 to 3 and then a social mingle from 3 to 4.

At 7 tonight we’ll have DJ David Harris in the booth for grown up social dancin’.  Come on out today and let’s celebrate a beautiful day in Paradise and good times with good friends, old and new.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to all in Irma’s path.

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hurricane irmaYessirree, Irma!  We’re in this thing for the long haul.  If you’re stayin’ on the beach come on over to the Fat Man’s House where our beat goes on!

Club and Shag City Grill open today at 11 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  The weekend begins.  Tonight we’ll have both party rooms runnin’ full speed.  Music starts at 7 with DJ Jimmy Buffkin in the Front Room and the Smoothie Kings, Bill Harper & Larry Edwards, in the Back Room.   There’s gonna be a big birthday celebration in the Back Room tonight for some of our Juke Joint patrons.

All doors will be open tonight…front, back and side.  Come on in and party at Fat Harold’s Beach Club.  The place to be if you’re serious about our music and Ocean Drive history.

REMINDER:  Pat Folds will hold her FREE JUNIOR SHAG SOCIAL Saturday afternoon from 2  to 4.  There will be one hour of FREE shag lessons and one hour of social mingling.  Get those kids involved and bring ’em in.  They’re our future and are always welcome at our house.

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jeanette stanleyNeed a stress reliever from all the Irma updates?  Come on out tonight for FREE LINE DANCE LESSONS with Instructor Jeanette Stanley.    Relax and have some FUN!  Class starts at 7…and it’s FREE!

Club and Shag City Grill open today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.

Here’s Jeanette’s take on tonight:  “One more Fat Harold’s Free Line Dance Class before SOS break. Come out a little early and get some warm up dances in and plan to stick around. After class, DJ David Harris takes over, playing all our Line Dance and Shag favorites. Hope to see you there!!!”

We’re getting a lot of questions about Hurricane Irma.  It’s still too early to tell what our game plan will be.  Stay tuned to your weather updates and play it safe.  Our prayers to all who are in her path.  Hope it’s not us!

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949-live-remote-2Wednesday has rolled around and we’re ready for CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY!  HAPPY HOUR FROM OPEN TO CLOSE!  That’s right…a never-ending HAPPY HOUR every Wednesday.

Club and Shag City Grill open today at 4 and the HAPPY HOUR begins…and doesn’t end til we cut the lights out.

DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be on board, teamed up with 94.9 The Surf’s DJ Jason “The Judge” Justice for a LIVE REMOTE all evening.  Come on out and play at the Fat Man’s House tonight.  We’d love to see your smilin’ faces.  If you can’t be here in person, tune in to 94.9 The Surf radio and join us in spirit.

We’re takin’ Miss Irma serious and hope that you are, too!  The hurricane’s projection path is still iffy, but PLEASE be prepared!  It’s never too early to have a plan in place.  Sendin’ out prayers and good vibes to all in her path.  Come Sunday please be prepared to hunker down and get off the beach.  Don’t let this thing catch you unprepared!  Have a plan and make it happen!


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jeppy classSOS is almost here and here’s your chance to learn our state dance, the SHAG, for FREE!  Tuesday is YOUR day to learn the basics and become a shagger.  Class starts at 7 tonight with no pre-registration and no partner required.

Jeppy will give you some of our dance’s history and get you started with the basics to give you confidence to learn more.  Learning to dance the shag at the Fat Man’s House is a no brainer…we do it 7 days a week and have been the home base for shaggers longer than any other club on the beach.

We open today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Come on out a little early and meet your classmates.  You can also pick up your 2017 SOS card while here.  Don’t wait til the last minute!

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JUDY DUKEShag time is family time!  And what a family we have for you on Mondays.  Instructor Judy Duke will have Beginner thru Advanced shag lessons tonight with her FABulous dancin’ family and friends helping out.  Classes start at 7 and are $10 per person, no pre-registration and no partner required.    Judy and her family are the perfect example of love and dedication to our state dance, the SHAG.  Come take advantage of these fun classes and learn your basics or get some new steps to show out on the dance floor.  You won’t regret it.  Here’s your chance to learn from the best of the best.

Club opens today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.

Don’t have a 2017 SOS card yet?  It’s only 2 weeks away!  Yes, Oh, Yes!  We have ’em for sale in the club and any member of your FUN TEAM can set you up.  Get ready…the Fall party of the year is comin’ up!

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