Thanks to our fans who either showed up, inquired, or made an effort to show for the Pecan Festival in Florence SC this Saturday. As most of you know, a crazy cold front and rain/wind storm came through Friday and Saturday and pretty much canceled the entire festival. No bands ended up performing at all due to the weather. We are always very disappointed when a show doesn't work out. BUT the good news is...for Florence area folks....the Blue Dogs will be playing a show on Thanksgiving eve, but at the new, happening T'giving eve location of downtown Flotown, just outside of Victor's Bistro, on an outdoor stage at the corner of Dargan and Evans streets! More details will be posted on our tour dates page, but the show is scheduled to start at 6pm, with the Dogs playing one set from 8-10pm!
Coastal Conservation Association Banquet
Fundraising event open to CCA members and guests.
Bobby Houck from the Blue Dogs will be performing along with Kevin Kinney (Drivin' and Cryin'), The Joe Stevenson Band, and many more!
THE MUSIC FARM (The Distributors support)
Ages 16+ 8:00pm Doors 9:00pm Show (The Distributors)
POUR HOUSE (Nasty Habits supports)
Doors @ 8pm Show @ 9pm (Nasty Habits supports) (919) 821-1120 for information
$15 advance, $20 day of show Age limit: 21+
Connor Christain & Southern Gothic support
$15 advance, $20 day of show Age limit: 21+ or w/adult
PAWLEY'S PRIME COURTYARD (formerly Nosh)
Located in the Pawleys Island Hammock Shops. No cover charge All Ages
Free admission Age limit: All ages
COPPER MOUNTAIN RESORT
10k Run - Gone with the Dogs Event @ Burning Stones Plaza Aaron Burdett Band to perform 12pm - 1:35pm
ASHLAND COFFEE & TEA
Lawrence Gray supports
$15 advance, $20 day of show Age limit: All ages
COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE CENTER
TBA (803) 328-2787 for information
$20 advance, $25 day of show Age limit: All ages
HANNAH & FRIENDS 12TH ANNUAL CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC @ DANIEL ISLAND CLUB
WHITE SQUIRREL FESTIVAL (Bobby & Hank duo)
About the White Squirrel Festival
Some people won’t believe it when you tell them white squirrels exist. We weren’t so sure ourselves until we saw our first one. A relative of the gray Eastern tree squirrel, white squirrels are thriving in Brevard, NC accounting for an all-time high of 40% of the Eastern tree squirrel population. This particular species of squirrel made its way to Brevard in 1949 as a result of a carnival wreck in central Florida and the town is gearing up for their 10th annual celebration of this unique wildlife population.
This nutty Memorial Day Weekend festival has a little bit for everyone. The 2014 festival kicks off Friday night with Love Canon followed by George Porter, Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners in a free concert Throughout the weekend, bands like Scythian, the Jeff Sipe Trio, Shannon Whitworth, and many others are performing live and for FREE.
The family fun continues with a memorial parade organized by the American Legion on Saturday morning at 9 a.m., followed by a Presentation of the Wreath at the county courthouse War Memorial at 10 a.m.
Thrill-seekers will enjoy the 8th Annual Squirrel Box Derby in which creatively-designed derby karts race down Jailhouse Hill clocking in at 35mph or more. Races are open to kids 8-11 and 12-17, adults and businesses. Contestants compete for trophies awarded for the fastest critter and nuttiest design and the Golden Nut which is awarded to the local business with the best overall speed and design.
For those who are still skeptics, attendees will have a chance to meet Pisgah Pete, a rescued white squirrel, who will make his annual appearance at the festival. In addition, festival goers can learn more about how white squirrels live and what we can do to help rehabilitate wounded or rescued squirrels.
Additional events include the 6th Annual White Squirrel 5K/10K foot race, the White Squirrel Photo Contest, the White Squirrel Dance-off and street festival. This Memorial Day Weekend, there will be plenty of nutty fun for everyone in Brevard.
More information can be found by calling the festival organizer, Heart of Brevard at 828-884-3278
Free admission Age limit: All ages