Follypalooza Cancer Benefit

Block off the streets and bring on the carnival Were going to have a party At 1000 Saturday morning October 20 2012 Center Street on Folly Beach will be closed to traffic for an annual festival that raises money for local cancer patients Festivities will begin at 1100 and go on until 600 PM Local restaurants will set up booths along the street and open container laws will be relaxed in designated areas so patrons can roam freely with adult beverages Carnival games a jump castle face painting balloon animals and a dunk tank will keep children of all ages amused Live entertainment and music by local bands are scheduled throughout the day 100 PM - Charlie the Riverdog will challenge The Pig from Piggly Wiggly to a jousting match in the arena at the intersection of West Cooper and Center Street On the Grill at The Edge Stage 1200 130 Louis D Project 200 315 Bringers of The Dawn 345 500 Dead 27s A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix On the Follywood Stage 1130 1250 Eric Penrod Trio 120 245 Rufus Tully Band 315 445 Calhouns Calling There will be art in the park and a silent auction to raise money for this worthy cause Entering its fifth year Follypalooza keeps getting bigger every year and organizer DJ Rich hopes this will be the biggest ever to help as many people as possible Proceeds will go directly toward alleviating the financial stress of local patients undergoing treatment for cancer and supporting the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Patient Relief Fund So bring the family kids and pets down to the Edge of America for a day full of fun and help provide a beacon of hope for people in their darkest hour For more information about the author Dave Schneider please visit my Google profile page