While it’s starting to get cooler, one of the things we love about Little River is our great weather. With an average weather range from 74° – 64° (°F) in October, it’s still a great time to be outdoors.
Lobster & Jazz
Enjoy a Lobster Bake while listening to the cool Jazz sounds of Scott Watkins. The lobster bake includes: Maine lobster, shrimp, mussels, Andouille sausage, con on the cob, and red potatoes. Get yours Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Brentwood Wine Bistro. Due to popular demand, reservations are highly recommended. Also available: Three Course Dinner & Ghost Tour.
Little River ShrimpFest
Held annually the second weekend of October at the Little River Waterfront. Festival goers can expect to enjoy 2 stages of live music, a kids zone, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, and approximately 200 different vendors- including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Visit LittleRiverShrimpFest.org for info.
Mutt Strut 3k
Join Kind Keeper No-Kill Animal Rescue on Oct. 19 for their 2nd annual Mutt Strut and enjoy a leisurely fall stroll through beautiful Vereen Memorial Gardens along the Intracoastal Waterway with your pooch! Plus, enter your dog in a Halloween costume contest for fun prizes. This year’s theme is Harry Potter, complete with treats, raffle, and “Fang” look-a-like.
Get in the Halloween spirit
Carve pumpkins with the family, prepare for trick-or-treaters, and catch all 20 re-runs of Hocus Pocus on TV. Then, take the whole family out to the NMB Park & Sports Complex on Oct. 26th for Howl-O-Scream for a very affordable night of fun.
Fall on the Farm
Did you know Indigo Farms sits on the Little River/Calabash border? Visiting in October has many opportunities, like family fun activities, including pumpkin patch Saturdays, hayrides, and more. Ask them about Pick Your Own opportunities.
Schedule Your Mammogram
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take some time to learn about breast cancer prevention and detection, donate to research initiatives, or support someone that you know has cancer.