Habersham's next First Friday adds a back-to-school benefit


Habersham is hosting its second annual "Rock the Block Back to School Rally" during its next First Fridays event on September 7, beginning at 4 p.m.

In addition to an expanded farmer’s market and arts, crafts and specialty food vendors, the event will feature Beaufort DJ Ash Milner and  a school supply drive benefitting the more than 100 homeless students within the Beaufort County School District.

The “Rock the Block Back to School Rally” will feature:

  • Expanded Farmer’s 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 - 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.

The Habersham Marketplace is located at 13 Market Street in the Habersham Community, located off of Joe Frazier Road in Beaufort.