The Habersham Marketplace in Beaufort will host its Second Annual “Rock the Block Back to School Rally” during its next “First Fridays” event held Friday, September 7, beginning at 4 p.m. In addition to an expanded farmers market and arts, crafts and specialty food vendors, the event will feature Beaufort’s own DJ Ash Milner and will include a school supply drive benefitting the more than 100
homeless students within the Beaufort County School District. This event, sponsored by Beaufort’s Studio B Dance Centre, is part of a free and ongoing event series open to the Beaufort community.
The “Rock the Block Back to School Rally” will feature:
• Expanded Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m.
• Back to School Pep Rally Featuring the Battery Creek High School Cheerleaders, the Whale Branch Early High School Band and welcome remarks by Gregory McCord, the Beaufort County School District’s Chief Student Services Officer, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
• Live Local Music: DJ Mix Master Milner and The Dance Party, 6- 9 p.m.
• Kid’s activities, including outdoor games with prizes, dance contests, sidewalk chalk art and more.
• Food Vendors: Berto’s Tex-Mex Grill, Maggie’s Pub and Piace Pizza, among various regional food and drink vendors.
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.