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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – It was a country rocking good time at the first Southport Beat in downtown Southport on Friday, June 15.
Participating shops were open until 8 p.m. Restaurants were serving specials. The country band Cowboy Chrome headlined and kept the crowd dancing with Spider Mike providing some entertaining music as well.
Also in Franklin Square Park, artist Jim McIntosh painted and the Winding River Car Club showed off some great looking vehicles while Mr. P’s Bistro, Silver Coast Winery, Moore Street Market and Ports of Call Bistro provided the crowd samples.
Keziah Park would not be outdone and with Gracie & Tic Toc the Clowns, Stanley Mandell on Violin, Ken’s Accordion, Madison Brendel’s clogging demonstrations, Mr. P’s serving samples from their children’s menu and games with Sandy it was a fun evening for the children.
Southport Beat is organized by the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Dosher Memorial Hospital and The State Port Pilot Over 20 shops and restaurants participate in the event. The next Southport Beat will be on Friday, July 20 from 5 until 8 p.m. in Franklin Square and Keziah parks.