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Ocean Lakes Schedules 40th Anniversary Events

February 3, 2011 by   - () Leave a Comment

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is kicking off its year-long 40th birthday celebration with its 11th Annual Beach n’ Boogie Weekend Feb. 18-19.

According to a news release, the weekend will feature beach music by The Fantastic Shakers, known as “South’s Finest Show Band” and the internationally acclaimed group, The Embers. Beach n’ Boogie will also include shag lessons provided by award-winning shagger Judy Duke, prizes and food. NASCAR K&N Pro Series Driver Brandon Haley will make a special appearance on the campground with his dirt track champion car and NASCAR K&N car.

“Beach n’ Boogie is an exciting event that everyone at Ocean Lakes – from guests to teammates – really looks forward to each year,” said Barb Krumm, director of marketing and public relations at Ocean Lakes Family Campground. “It’s a great event for the entire family. We’re thrilled that The Fantastic Shakers, The Embers, Brandon Haley and Judy Duke are joining us, and there is a very special surprise guest. We have activities for kids from ages 4 to 11 so that parents can have even more fun.”

Schedule of Events (All will take place in the Recreation Building)

Friday, Feb. 18

  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. — The Fantastic Shakers.
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. — Kids Activities: Something for the young ones while the concert is occurring, including games, crafts, etc. Children between the ages of 4 and 11 are welcome.

Saturday, Feb. 19

  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. — Continental Breakfast (advance tickets only).
  • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Shag Lessons.
  • 11:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. — Lunch with all the fixins.’
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. — The Embers (Special activities for kids between the ages of 4 and 11 during the concert).

Other highlights of the yearlong 40th birthday celebration at Ocean Lakes include the Birthday Cake Contest and Gala featuring $3,000 in grand prizes; random prize giveaways; a “Picture This! Calendar Photo Contest;” the unveiling of a new mascot costume to attend events; the 2nd Annual Facebook Fan Appreciation Weekend; and the dedication of a town clock.

Some of the other events at Ocean Lakes Family Campground for the year are the 2nd Annual Salute to the Troops on Independence Day, the 13th Annual Premier Bluegrass Weekend, Gospel Weekend, 7th Annual All Star Golf Car Show, Halloween Weekend and the South Carolina Fossil Fair.

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