Salisbury, Md. – Eastwood will headline 1st Saturday 4 to 7 p.m.  Sept. 3, 2016 in Downtown Salisbury, as the event makes its triumphant return to the steps of the Government Office Building. This event is free and all ages are welcome and encouraged.

Eastwood consists of Chris Gray on lead guitar and vocals, Chase Jester on drums and vocals, and Kevin Brown on bass. Join the Salisbury Independent’s Newshound for a dance as this local band plays all your party rock favorites.

Free bottled water will be provided by Herl’s Bath & Tile Solutions, the bath remodeler serving the entire Delmarva Peninsula.

Stop by the Adams Radio Group van for freebies and to learn about their collection of local radio stations based in Salisbury.

For our Pokemon Go hunters, we’ll be dropping lures every half hour throughout 1st Saturday. Don’t forget that the more hunters in attendance, the rarer the Pokemon.

Edit Salon will provide face painting during 1st Saturday for the nominal fee of $3 for small designs and $5 for large designs.

Fenix Youth Project will be on hand with information about their 501(c)3 nonprofit that encourages community involvement and personal development in youth through creative arts.

One of the downtown’s newest eating establishments, New Towne Deli, is holding special hours on 1st Saturday. Pop in for a delicious, fresh deli sandwich! Or grab a bite from the Drift’n Kitchen food truck, which will be parked at 1st Saturday. Attendees are asked to dispose of their trash in one of the many trash receptacles provided by the City of Salisbury. There will also be receptacles labeled for recycling.

Ride your bicycle to 1st Saturday and leave it in the capable hands of Bike-SBY, who will provide a free valet throughout the event.

All attendees are asked to bring a donation for Operation We Care, a locally-based nonprofit organization that sends care packages and supports our military, law enforcement and fire/EMS. A list of the most needed items can be found at www.operationwecare.org. 1st Saturday will collect donations for Operation We Care throughout the entirety of its 2016 season.

Also setting up shop during the event is Slaughter House Farm, which is a Halloween attraction based in Laurel, Delaware that raises money for Operation We Care. Be led through Stalkers Field and into Slaughter House Farm, where chain saws, shot guns, and many other surprises await unsuspecting victims.

The 1st Saturday Art Market has grown this year, so look for new artists selling locally-made products.

Be sure to stop by the tables for First Shore Federal and Headquarters Live.

With nine offices across the Lower Eastern Shore, First Shore Federal provides consumer and commercial banking services to the people of Delmarva’s Lower Shore. First Shore Federal received a rating of “outstanding,” the highest rating available from the Office of the Controller of the Currency, in its most recent Community Reinvestment Act examination. First Shore Federal is active in numerous community programs and enhanced its reputation as a leading corporate citizen, as it received the first-ever Maryland Business Philanthropy Award from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. To learn more, visit www.firstshorefederal.com.

Be sure to stop by the tables for this month’s sponsors, Headquarters Live and Value Carpet One.

Headquarters Live is Salisbury’s premier live music and art venue, and is located in the former historic Salisbury Fire Department Headquarters in the Downtown. The building has been completely renovated, while still holding its character as an iconic symbol in Downtown Salisbury. The venue has a large open floor plan that accommodates up to 1,300 patrons for a great live music venue to showcase everything from local artists to national acts. Headquarters Live is also available for private parties and events. To learn more, visit www.headquarterslive.com.

Limited edition 2016 1st Saturday T-shirts will be available for the special price of $5 each. All proceeds will benefit 1st Saturday’s continued efforts to provide a free monthly music event in Salisbury’s Downtown. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

Sponsorships, donations and fundraised money ensure our musical acts are paid for their time. Learn more about our sponsors at www.1stsaturdaysby.com.

New 1st Saturday bumper stickers and magnets will be distributed to attendees for free!

1st Saturday provides a free, family-friendly experience for locals while also promoting local business, tourism growth, and community involvement through music and celebration. The event  is an all-volunteer effort, a downtown economic development initiative, and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District Committee.

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