Category Archives: Entertainment & shows

Iron Man 3 Continues Filming on Oak Island

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Iron Man 3 Filming near Yaupon Beach Pier on Oak Island

The movie Iron Man 3 has been filming on the beach at Oak Island near Yaupon Fishing Pier. We happened to arrive yesterday just in time to watch a spectacular site of five parachute jumpers, dropped from a plane, land at a precise spot on the beach. Water patrols were available had they been needed in case of a water landing. Continue reading

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Debuts New Show in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament promises more action-packed fun for guests with a new show that debuted June 7th in Myrtle Beach, SC. Having attended this debut, I can recommend it as great family fun–especially for all the “little knights, ladies, and dragon-fighters” in your family. Continue reading

Be a Star in Wilmywood!

Wilmywood Offers Opportunities to be in the Movies

Living in Wilmington, NC, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing film crews around town filming various TV shows and movies. But why just observe from the sidelines? Wilmywood (Hollywood of the East) affords those who want to experience what it’s like to be involved in the filming of a movie the opportunity to be cast as an extra. So why not step out and into the movies! Continue reading

What’s New at Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel

The Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel
Opening the summer of 2011, the Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel is located on the new 1.2 mile-long Boardwalk and Promenade that runs from 14th Avenue to the 2nd Avenue Piers. The Sky Wheel reaches 18 stories (196 ft.) above the Atlantic Ocean. It has 42 glass- enclosed, temperature-controlled gondolas that seat up to six people. The attraction also includes a full-service Jimmy Buffet’s Landshark Bar & Grill, observation deck, gift shop and evening light show.  And what’s great is that it’s open year-round! Continue reading