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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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WEEKLY SHAG CONTEST FALLCabin fever? We’ve got a remedy. 🙂 Tonight’s the last night to enter our weekly shag contest sponsored by The Clothes Center! Get your dancin’ shoes on and sign up! Winners are chosen by audience applause….so bring your cheerin’ section with ya! Finals will be next Wednesday night…There are some GREAT PRIZES! Doors open at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. FREE BEGINNER SHAG LESSONS from 7 to 8:30 with Jeppy…If you don’t know how, then here’s your chance! DJ Kitty Earles will be in the booth from 7 on. There’ll be plenty of time for social shaggin’. The last part of our week will be NON-STOP…startin’ with Jim Quick and COASTLINE on Thursday night to kick off the Cammy’s, DJs in both rooms…and your FUN TEAM will be workin’ overtime to make sure you have a good time. We’re bustin’ at the seams to know that this year’s Cammy’s are dedicated in memory of the Fat Man, our own Harold Bessent! We sure do miss him and know he’s lookin’ down on us with that great big SMILE! Help us CELEBRATE and let’s do this thang!

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P1250506Tuesday nights are SUPER FUN at the Fat Man’s House! Club opens at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7. Yippee! Hang around for FREE SHAG LESSONS with Jeppy from 7 to 8. No excuse to not learn now. 🙂 Our weekly dance contest will be held at 9:00..winner determined by applause, so hang around and clap loud for your favorite. The weekly winners will compete in a GRAND FINALE on November 17th with some GREAT PRIZES. We’re not slowin’ down just because it’s November! Keep up with what’s going on this week and weekend by checkin’ our FACEBOOK PAGE. Uncle Benny’s comin’ to town on Saturday and we’re gonna open a little earlier (at 11am) so you can get a bite to eat and somethin’ cold to drink while checkin’ out the classic cars that’ll be in our parking lot for the 5th ANNUAL CRUISE TO THE BEACH car show. Your FUN TEAM can’t wait to see ‘ya! Let’s do this thang!

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2015 Fat Harolds CSAHappy Labor Day Weekend! We hope you will stop by this weekend and enjoy our Labor Day Shag Contest. This is something that was started years ago and The Fat Man wanted it to continue. The only difference is it is CSA! Lil’ Tommy Hamrick will be in the booth for the contest. Good Music, Good Shag! Come down and support our “Shag”! Contest starts at 9pm Friday and Saturday nights! Don’t want to watch? You want to dance? OK!!!! The back room will be open and DJ “Jammin” Jimmy Buffkin will be back there Friday night and DJ David “Hey Boy” Harris will be back there Saturday! See, we can make everybody “Happy”! Let us all have a safe and wonderful Holiday Weekend! Don’t forget, HOTO’s, Last day in history, Monday, Sept 7. Who’s playing??? Jim Quick, King Tyrone, Coastline!!! This will be a weekend for the books! Please say a little prayer for all of our friends working at Hoto’s, that they will find another job. It will never be the same family but God will provide! We love you bunches from The Fun Team! Peace, Love and Sandy Feet! LOVE YOU, MEAN IT!

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FAT HAROLDS PHOTOGood Morning Ocean Drive!! Looks like you are alive! It’s July 4th Weekend and we invite you to Fat Harold’s Beach Club, the “Shag” Mecca of the world! Friday’s are a blast at Fat Harolds. The Shag City Grill opens at 1pm and Happy Hour starts at 4pm. Get your shoes shined up and come and dance to the music of DJ David “Hey Boy” Harris tonight at 7pm. If he doesn’t fill the floor up all night just let me know. I’ll get him a good spanking by 6 foot tall gorilla wearing a tutu! This is our first 4th without The Fat Man and he did love the 4th of July. Come out and make him proud. Saturday, The Shag City Grill will open at 1pm and we will have Happy Hour at 4pm, just like we do every day. Get yourselves lubed up for the fireworks then come back and participate or watch the Mixed Doubles Contest, a tribute contest to Our Beloved Fat Man! If you don’t care about watching or participating you can go to the back room and harass Mama Brenda and dance like Nobody’s Watching! There is NO COVER CHARGE and NO ENTRY FEE for the Contest. It’s gonna be a good one. Brother Jerry and Jammin Jimmy and who knows who else will be in the house laying down some music. It’s the 4th of July, you are supposed to celebrate our FREEDOM, while we still have some left! I bet Harold will gather up George, Thomas and the boys and say “Grab a Miller Lite and come over here. I want you to see how my people celebrate our Independence. If not for you boys, they wouldn’t have ever been able to do the “Shag”! On Sunday, we will open at 4pm for Happy Hour and Terry will have a surprise for you when she gets in! Come see what it is! I guess it’s time to go make some doughnuts and sprinkle them with glitter! May you always have shells in your pockets and sand in your shoes! LOVE YOU, MEAN IT!

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