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2017 labor day contestWow!  What a great crowd last night for the first leg of the annual CSA Labor Day Shag Contest!  Thanks to ALL who attended.  We continue tonight with novice and pro categories.  Contest starts at 8.

Club and Shag City Grill will open today at 11.  Come on out to the Fat Man’s House for somethin’ good to eat and a cold drink.  Your RUN TEAM is revved up and ready to serve.

SOS is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t got your 2017 SOS card you can pick one up here.  We’ve got a FUN schedule planned out for ‘ya and look forward to the many smilin’ faces and happy feet that will be on the beach.  Yes, Oh, Yes!  We’re ready for SOS!

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2017 labor day contestLabor Day Weekend is here…Where did the summer go?  That means its time for our annual Labor Day CSA Shag Contest.  DJ Jerry Burrage will be in the Front Room tonight and tomorrow night for contestants and social dancers.  There’s gonna be some mighty fine shaggin’ and lots of FUN both nights.  We’re thankful to the Competitive Shaggers Association for continuing this popular event at the Fat Man’s House!

DJ Bill Harper will be in the Back Room tonight for juke joint good times.

Club and Shag City Grill open today at 11 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Come early, stay late…It’s gonna a a GREAT weekend!

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2016-labor-day-contest-flyerThe fun continues tonight with the Fat Harold’s CSA Contest. Tonight brings on the “big guns”. There’s gonna be some mighty fine dancin’ to be seen and some mighty fine music to enjoy…both in the front room and the back room. DJ Larry Edwards will preside over the contest, but will be playin’ just for YOU at 7:00. The back room will have DJ Bill “Mr. Smoothie” Harper playin’ as long as you’re stayin’. Somethin’ for everybody! Club and Shag City Grill open at 1 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Good friends..Good times..Good music. Fat Harold’s Beach Club is the place to be!

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2016-labor-day-contest-flyerFriday is here and it’s gonna be a GREAT weekend at the Fat Man’s House! Friday and Saturday night we’re hosting the Fat Harold’s CSA Shag Contest that was previously cancelled Labor Day weekend due to the tropical storm. We’ll have some excellent competitors and lots of FUN! It’ll be held in the FRONT ROOM with DJ Larry Edwards presiding and also on hand at 7 for your dancin’ pleasure. Gary Bass will emcee and there will be some VERY experienced fas’ dancin’ judges on hand castin’ their votes. For those not into the contest or contestants who want to practice we’ll have the BACK ROOM open both nights with DJ Eddie Anderson tonight and DJ Bill Harper Saturday night. Club and Shag City Grill open today at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for other events and details on this weekend’s event. Your FUN TEAM is lookin’ forward to makin’ your experience at FAT HAROLD’s a good one! We want to be your home away from home in Ocean Drive!

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jeanette stanleyIt’s Thursday, Y’all! And that means FREE Line Dance Classes with Instructor Jeanette Stanley. Jeanette sends out this message today: “Woo Hoo, it’s Fat Harold’s Free Line Dance Thursday once again!!! Can’t wait to hit the floor again, review a dance or two and I have a new one for ya too! It’s gonna be a busy night, so get out a little early and get a few dances in before class, get your liquid courage from our FINE BARSTAFF or grab a bite to eat from the Shag City Grill. After class, DJ David Harris will keep us dancing to all our Line Dance and Shag favorites. Hope to see you there!” Always a FUN class. Come early to meet your classmates. Club and Shag City Grill open today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Friday and Saturday nights we’ll be hosting the CSA SHAG CONTEST in the FRONT ROOM with DJ Larry Edwards. Check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for flyer and complete schedule. For those wanting to practice or just throw down your own dance moves we’ll have DJs in the BACK ROOM for ‘ya. DJs in the BACK ROOM will be Eddie Anderson on Friday night and Bill Harper on Saturday night. Somethin’ for everybody!

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P1250506SOS is over and our FREE BEGINNER SHAG CLASS is back on! Join Instructor Jeppy McDowell tonight at 7 and learn the basics…No partner required! Club opens today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. DJ Jammin’ Jimmy Buffkin will be on hand tonight for your shaggin’ pleasure. Mark your calendars for this weekend. The SPA MIXED DOUBLES contest is on for Friday and Saturday night. We’re lookin’ for some mighty fine shag dancers to be comin’ into town and this is always a FUN contest. Emcee will be Gary Bass and the contest will be in the FRONT ROOM with DJ Larry Edwards both nights. The BACK ROOM will be open for those not attending the contest or just loookin’ to get some extra dancin’ in. DJ Eddie Anderson will be in the BACK ROOM on Friday night and DJ Bill Harper will be there on Saturday night. Somethin’ for EVERYbody!

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labor day contestWaking up this morning to find Ocean Drive in purty good shape from yesterday’s storm. Hope all of our followers made it through as good as we did! With beautiful weather predicted for the rest of the weekend, we’re havin’ a LABOR DAY CONTEST tonight in the Back Room! Come on out and join in the fun. Both rooms will be open, with the contest in the BACK ROOM and fun & dancin’ in the FRONT ROOM. Help us spread the word and let’s do this! Club and Shag City Grill open today at 1 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. And we’ve got a LOT to be happy about! Keep checkin’ our FACEBOOK PAGE for updates and events! We do our best to keep you informed. Let’s end the summer with a BANG!

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thanksgiving mixed doubles contestThaaaaaat’s right! Gonna be a FUN TIME with the annual Dewey Kennedy/Sandra Schwartz/Eddie Monsour Mixed Doubles shag contest….The dancers won’t know who their partner is, or what song will be played. It’s just for FUN..and to raise money for the Dewey Kennedy Scholarship given out each year. DJ Butch Metcalf will be presidin’ over the fun in the FRONT ROOM…and DJ Bill Harper will be playin’ his oldie, moldie smoothies in the BACK ROOM! Come on out and watch the contest or go into the back room to do your own fas’ dancin’! Lots of folks on the beach for the long holiday weekend and we’re expectin’ to see a bunch of you here…Where else can you be served with a smile by our FUN TEAM? Don’t forget HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7…Doors open at 1…Come early and STAY LATE! Let’s do this thang!

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thanksgiving turkey smallestWell…It’s the week of Thanksgiving…Are you gonna be on the beach for the holiday? Your FUN TEAM’s got a busy week ahead so let’s get started! Doors open at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Judy Duke’s gonna teach some fancy new dance steps tonight at 7 so come on out and learn ’em! We’ll be open on Thanksgiving night at 6 to give your FUN TEAM time to eat turkey with their family and friends. DJ “Jammin'” Jimmy Buffkin will be playing Thursday night. The end of our week will be jumpin’ with the annual Dewey Kennedy/Sandra Schwartz/Eddie Monsour Mixed Doubles Contest on Saturday night. We’ll kick it off on Friday night with DJ Butch Metcalf in the FRONT ROOM and DJ Bill Harper in the BACK ROOM for a big night of fas’ dancin’. They’ll both be back on Saturday night with Butch presidin’ over the dance contest up front and Bill in the back with nuttin’ but the old stuff for your dancin’ pleasure. Friday and Saturday you can enter from all 3 doors…front, back & side…pick and choose what you can use. If you’re gonna be on the road to visit friends and family this week be safe out there and we’ll see ‘ya when you get home. Stay tuned to our FACEBOOK page to keep up with what’s goin’ on at the Fat Man’s House!

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WEEKLY SHAG CONTEST FALLCome on down this evening for FREE BEGINNER SHAG DANCE CLASSES with Jeppy. Following some social dancing, the GRAND FINALS of our weekly dance contest will be held at 9. Who will the winner be? Club opens at 4:00 with HAPPY HOUR. DJ Lanny Elmore will be in the booth playin’ some of your favorite tunes. Come on out and let your FUN TEAM show you a good time. Let’s do this thang!

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