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Posted: Friday, Jun. 15, 2012

Beach resort goes Hawaiian on Sundays

By John Bordsen
Published in: Nearby Notes

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THROUGH AUG. 12 Myrtle Beach

Beach resort goes Hawaiian on Sundays

Myrtle Beach’s Springmaid Beach Resort has a Hawaiian buffet at 7 p.m. Sundays and “Chief Kamu’s Fire & Hula Show” an hour later. Tickets for the buffet and show – featuring Chief Kamu’s Polynesian fire dance – are $39 plus tax; $12.95 for kids, in advance; tickets are $10 more at the door. The rain-or-shine buffet/show continues Sundays through Aug. 12. The resort is at 3200 S. Ocean Blvd. Details: 843-315-7100; www.springmaidbeach.com/hawaiian-luau.


JUNE 21 Albemarle

Lecture and tour of historic opera house

At 6:30 p.m. June 21, the Historical Society of Stanly County and the Stanly County Museum will offer a program on the history of the Albemarle Opera House – from its origins and heyday to its ghosts. The free event is in the community room of Albemarle City Hall; after, there’s an opportunity to visit the opera house, on West Main Street. Reservations: 704-986-3777.


OPENS JUNE 22 Raleigh

Pageant gowns, swimsuits on display

“Miss North Carolina: Celebrating 75 Years of Memories” opens June 22 at N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. in downtown Raleigh. The retrospective of the pageant, which includes evening gowns, swimsuits and memorabilia, runs through Nov. 25. Museum admission is free. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Details: 919-807-7300; www.ncdr.gov.


BEGINS JUNE 30 Asheville

Shindig on the Green opens 2012 season

The free Shindig on the Green music series on a stage in Asheville’s Pack Square Park begins June 30 and continues July 7, 14, 21, Aug. 11, 18, 25 and Sept. 1. The three-hour performances of traditional mountain music and dance begin a little after 7 p.m. Details: www.folkheritage.org.

John Bordsen

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