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7th Annual East Coast Shag Classic

February 8, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - February 11, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

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East Coast Shag Classic Fundraising Events to support our charity Hope Abounds that is dedicated to helping women, children and teens facing a cancer diagnosis to navigate their journey.  With the monies raised we will be able to provide support services that include patient advocacy, emotional support through groups or individual, financial support and educational opportunities.



 7th Annual East Coast Shag Classic!
“Be My Valentine”

Shag-4-Hope Weekend Getaway
Hope Abounds Charity Event
Come join us for a fabulous and fun weekend

February 8 – 11, 2018
                             Holiday Inn Resort – Wrightsville Beach, NC                                


 Hope Abounds depends on Sponsors to allow us the privilege
of providing HOPE to those facing cancer.

  2018 Sponsorship OpportunitiesMore Info & Downloadable Form 

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Thursday Night

hope aboundsGary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Friday Night
hope aboundsBlackwater Rhythm & Blues
Saturday Matinee
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Ken Jones

steve owne, summertime band, hope aboundsSteve Owens & Summertime
Saturday Night Valentine Celebration


hope aboundsHill Family Band
Sunday Gospel Hour & Continental Breakfast 



Shag & Line Dance Instructors

bobby collins, cheryl collins, hope abounds, east coast shagBobby & Cheryl Collins    hope abounds, kenny jones djKen & Sandy Jones

Special Guests – Sam & Lisa West

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National Shag & Swing Dance Champions
Friday Night Exhibition



NEW FOR 2018
Ticket ONLY Weekend Packages

Ticket ONLY Weekend PackagesLimited Number of Ticket Packages


2 & 3 Night Hotel Packages Available
Call Holiday Inn Resort
Reservation Department
7 days a week   10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Group Code “ECSC”

Come join us for a fabulous and fun weekend.  Come see what Hope Abounds does and hear about those we have been able to support.  The services Hope Abounds, Inc. offers are important.  We offer HOPE!

hope aboundsHoliday Inn Resort
Wrightsville Beach is an island less than 1 mile wide. With this in mind, the resort offers guestrooms with views of spectacular sunrises over the Ocean and rooms with views of enchanting sunsets over the Harbor. The majority of our rooms have a spacious balcony for you to relax and enjoy those views. Be sure to check out the Extended Stay Packages, 1706 North Lumina Avenue. Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 Toll Free: (877) 330-5050 or Local: (910) 256-2231.  Holiday Inn Resort Parking Fee of $7 per day.

Use Group Code “ECSC” when making reservations.

 Testimonials          Contact Us

The Annual East Coast Shag Classic is one of the signature fund raising events for Hope Abounds, Inc.  Hope Abounds originated in Wilmington, NC and this event celebrates beach music and shag dancing that originated in the Coastal Carolina areas. Participants come from all over the eastern United States, as well as the local communities.  The three day festivities include shag & line dance lessons, an incredible silent auction, and some of the best beach music bands around.

Cash Bar Provided…No outside beverages permitted inside building 
21+ Admission

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Life’s Amazing, Pass It On.....


February 8, 2018 @ 3:00 PM
February 11, 2018 @ 12:00 PM


Hope Abounds, Inc.


Holiday Inn Resort
1706 North Lumina Avenue
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 United States
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