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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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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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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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jeppy classSOS is just a couple of weeks away and if you’re new to our dance we can fix ‘ya up!  On Tuesday nights Instructor Jeppy McDowell will show you the basics of our state dance.  You’ll get a little history along with it and you’ll be on your way to hittin’ the dancefloor with confidence.  FREE Beginner Lessons tonight at 7.  No partner required.  No pre-registration.

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

2017 labor day contestThis weekend the annual Fat Harold’s Labor Day CSA Shag Contest will be held Friday and Saturday night.  Always a popular event, check out the flyer and plan to attend.  You’ll see some FABulous shaggin’ and it’s always a lot of fun.

If you don’t already have your 2017 SOS card you can purchase one at the Club and be ready for the fall party of the year.  Check with any of your FUN TEAM members and they’ll be glad to set you up.  Yes, Oh, Yes…It’s almost time for SOS!

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JUDY DUKEThe perfect combination tonight!  Just add Judy’s FABulous helpers and you’re guaranteed to learn our state dance, the SHAG…or add some pizzazz to what you already know.

Club opens at 4 today with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Come early and sign up for Beginner through Advanced Shag Lessons startin’ at 7.  Somethin’ for every level on the dance floor.  No partner required, $10 per person.

SOS is fast approaching and Judy can get you ready to show out with some new steps.

If you don’t have your 2017 SOS card we’ve got ’em for sale at the club.  Just ask any member of your FUN TEAM to set you up.

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coastlineYes, Oh, Yes!  We’re gonna end SOS with a BANG!  Jim Quick playin’ tonight startin’ at 7 with NO COVER!  Club and Shag City Grill  will open today at 11 so come on down early and get you one of our famous baloney sammiches!  Eat it in or take it out!

DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be in the booth startin’ at 6 playin’ your favorite beach tunes.

Thanks for a GREAT SOS!  We love ‘ya!

Shag and line dance classes start back this week on Monday with Judy Duke, Tuesday with Jeppy McDowell and Thursday with line dance instructor Jeanette Stanley.   Make plans to learn somethin’ new and hit the dance floor.


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jumpstart partyYes, Oh, Yes!  We’re gettin’ a JUMPSTART on Spring Safari SOS!  Club and Shag City Grill open today at 4 and we’ll have HAPPY HOUR from open to close!    Let’s get this thing called SOS started with FREE HOT DOGS startin’ around 6:30 and both rooms rockin’.  DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be in the Front Room booth and DJ Little Tommy Hamrick will be in the Back Room.

While you’re here you can go ahead and get your 2017 SOS card if you don’t already have one.  No card required tonight, just come on in!

We’ve got a rompin’ stompin’ line up for ‘ya startin’ on Thursday night.  10 days and nights of nothin’ but good times.  You can check out our SOS schedule daily on our FACEBOOK PAGE.  Some FABulous band music in the afternoons from 2 to 6, great DJs in both rooms daily and there will be Shag Workshops by Judy Duke and her dancin’ machine crew.

Fat Harold’s Beach Club has been goin’ strong through EVERY SOS….and we’re here for the long(er) run.  Come on out and party at the Fat Man’s House.  We’ll leave the lights on for ‘ya!

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jeppy classThaaaat’s right….FREE!  Learn our state dance from one of the best.  Join Jeppy McDowell at 7 for an introduction to years of FUN on the dance floor.  No partner required!

Club opens today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Come on out early and meet your classmates.  Hang around after class for some great beach music and dancin’ with DJ Jay “JJ” Kinlaw.

SOS starts on Thursday, but we’re havin’ a JUMPSTART PARTY on Wednesday with FREE HOT DOGS and two party rooms.  Get a jump on the Spring Safari good times at the Fat Man’s House.  DJ Jimmy Buffkin will be playin’ in the Front Room and DJ Tommy Hamrick will be gettin’ it done in the Back Room.  Hot dogs around 6:30 and the music starts at 7.

We’ve got a GREAT lineup for SOS.  Check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for complete schedule and we’ve got somethin’ for EVERYBODY!  Get your SOS card early here at the club and be ready to rumble!  Yes, Oh, Yes….SOS is almost here.  Let’s do this thang!

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JUDY DUKEEaster weekend officially means that beach season is here.  Thanks for a great weekend at the Fat Man’s House.  And what a beautiful weekend it was!

Club opens today at 4 with HAPPY HOUR from 4 to 7.  Join us tonight to learn our state dance, the SHAG….or take one of Judy’s more advanced classes if you already know how and want to add some spring to your dance steps!  Class starts at 7 tonight…$10 per person…no partner required.

SOS is only a few days away and we are locked and loaded for the good times!  Check out our Facebook Page for Fat Harold’s complete schedule including shag workshops, great DJs and bands.  You can purchase your SOS card any time here at the club.  Your FUN TEAM will be happy to set you up!

jumpstart partyWe’re gonna kick off 2017 Spring Safari with a JUMPSTART PARTY on Wednesday night.  FREE hot dogs and both rooms will be rockin’ to set the tone for what’s comin’ up.  DJ Jimmy Buffkin will host the Front Room and DJ Tommy Hamrick will be hostin’ the Back Room.  Somethin’ for everybody…Come on out and lets get a jump on SOS!

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