Habersham to host ‘Rock the Block’ back to school rally

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The Habersham Marketplace will host a “Rock the Block Back to School Rally” during its next “First Fridays” event Friday, September 2, beginning at 4 p.m. In addition to an expanded farmers market and arts, crafts and specialty food vendors, the event will feature music by The Brewer Band and Beaufort’s own DJ Ash Milner and will include a school supply drive for the Beaufort County School District. This event is part of a free and ongoing event series open to the Beaufort community and will directly benefit the more than 100 homeless students within the Beaufort County School District.
The “Rock the Block Back to School Rally” will feature:
• Expanded Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m.
• Live Local Music: The Brewer Band (sponsored by Energy One), 4-5:30 p.m.; DJ Ash Milner, 6- 9 p.m.
• Kids activities, including a ‘Make Your Own Pie” contest sponsored by Piace Pizza, a limbo contest, sidewalk chalk art, face painting, Jumpin Jaxx bouncers, outdoor games and more.
• Food Vendors: Berto’s Tex-Mex Grill, Maggie’s Pub and Piace Pizza, Cast Iron Chef, Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Shell’s Catering, Val’s Hot Dogs
• The grand openings of The Green Room, offering full service entertainment and event services and Lowcountry Chiropractic, offering chiropractic and allergy treatment services.
Attendees are asked to bring general school supply donations to the event. A list of suggested items may be found by visiting www.facebook.com/habershammarketplace. Collection bins will be available under the tented area in the center of the Marketplace. Donations will be turned over to the Beaufort County School District for distribution.
The Habersham Marketplace is located at 13 Market St. in the Habersham Community, located off of Joe Frazier Road in Beaufort. For more information, visit www.habershammarketplace.com.