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Southern Living Inspired Bunco at Harbor Club

Oct 20, 2018
active social clubs

Baby Boomers love socializing when they finally achieve the point where they can now live a life of luxury, no alarm clocks, just endless days enjoying the finer things in life. After years spent building the funds to enjoy the ultimate in retirement living, boomers enjoy the fact that they no longer have to fulfill the obligation of the “9 to 5” routine...

Brunswick Forest - Where Families Enjoy Vacations Right at Home

Jul 11, 2017
best neighborhoods in Wilmington NC

Who doesn’t love the summer months? A happy time when most of us are heading off on fun-filled, family vacations. In fact, American’s spend over $200 million a year to experience this ‘happy state’ as often as they can. Seasoned real estate developers have taken notice and are building these ‘vacation playgrounds’ right within their neighborhoods. Places with...

The Social Scene at Brunswick Forest

Nov 17, 2016
Brunswick Forest social clubs

While many retirees find ways to spend their golden days such as playing golf, tennis, gardening and more, many still long for a group of friends to spend their idle time with. Social clubs become an important part of their new, work-free lifestyle. This is why at Brunswick Forest, one of the top Wilmington NC retirement communities, there are a number of clubs throughout the week for residents to join, as well as games to play and...

Woodworkers With a Heart at Tellico Village

Oct 28, 2016
woodworking clubs

There are a lot of clichés about wood: “A chip on his/her shoulder….a wooden speaker…a wooden leg…even a wooden heart (thanks to an Elvis Presley song).” But a club at one of the most popular retirement communities in Tennessee gives new meaning to woodworkers. And their growing appeal as gathering places for the both the young and the older...

Tellico Village Quilters Celebrate 20 Years of Giving

Sep 26, 2016
Village Quilters community outreach

The time honored tradition of quilting is still alive and thriving among the women who reside in and around Tellico Lake Tennessee. On October 15th and 16th, you’ll have a chance to view more than 200 quilts, hand made by members of The Village Quilters at the Chota Recreation Center...

Tellico Village Muddy Boots Hiking Club Upcoming Events

Sep 6, 2016

If hiking is a passionate part of your lifestyle, there are magnificent trails in the mountains and forests of Eastern Tennessee, in the Smoky Mountains, the Appalachian Valley, and the Cherokee National Forest. Throughout the region, there are mountain peaks, waterfalls, and breathtaking scenery. The best places to retire in Tennessee have their own hiking clubs, where members...

Pickleball Continues to Grow at Tellico Village

Sep 2, 2016
Tellico Village pickleball club

Pickleball is more than just a sport for some retirees—it is a link to a vast, real-world social network, with membership potentially leading to cognitive and physical health benefits. Touted as the fastest growing sport in the nation, pickleball is providing...

Tellico Village Launches New Dragonboat Club

Aug 15, 2016

Over the past few years, dragon boat racing has become a popular sport in Tennessee. In many of the top waterfront retirement communities, this 2000 year old Chinese pastime is a great way to have fun and compete. Just as in ancient China, modern "villagers" gather every year in ornate wooden boats to see which boat has the best showing of teamwork, strength and speed. On these special days, there is usually...

10th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival

Jan 4, 2016
International film festivals

With more time on our hands, Boomers like me are always looking for fun things to do and ways to giggle. Grab some popcorn and sit back, it is time for the 10th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival in one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns. The event will be held on February 10th – 14th. This is an exciting year for Beaufort as organizers...

Top Bocce Ball Master Planned Communities in the Southeast

Dec 2, 2014
Big Canoe Bocce Ball

Trend setting Baby Boomers that have taken up the sport of “bocce ball” have discovered how easy and fun it is to play. We found six communities that feature “bocce ball” and have decided to rank them according to the programming that they offer in addition to the other fabulous amenities they all have to enjoy at retirement...


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