Florence After Five is Friday, October 25th, 2019


OCTOBER FLORENCE AFTER FIVE TO FEATURE

THE CHOCOLATE CHIP & CO. BAND

The final Florence After Five of the 2019 season will be this Friday night, October 25th . The band Chocolate Chip and Company from Myrtle Beach will be the featured band.

Chocolate chip and company plays everything from Motown, R&B, Soul, Rock & Roll, Beach music, and more.

The October Florence After Five is more than just great music, to celebrate Halloween the event will incorporate the annual Zombie Walk benefitting local charities. The zombies will invade around 7:00 p.m. and a flash mob-style dance routine will follow. People wanting to participate in the Zombie Walk should be at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Library at 5:00 on Friday. All proceeds from the Zombie Walk will go to House of Hope.

Following the Florence Zombie Walk, there is a Zombie Walk Afterparty, in the James Allen Plaza, powered by Southern Eagle! DJ Voodoo Child is the DJ providing the music! Great prizes for the registered Zombie Walk participants, provided by Southern Eagle.

The Kids Zone will feature a pumpkin patch with Halloween-themed games, crafts and a children’s costume contest at 7:00 p.m.

Admission to Florence After Five is free compliments of Downtown Development, Victors, MUSC Health Florence Medical Center, Stone Brewing and Carolina Bank. Our featured monthly sponsor is Geico insurance.

Food will be available for sale from a variety of food vendors including Victors, Wholly Smokin, Rita’s, Big Stan’s, Erika’s, Local Motive, Edible Arrangements, Sweet Tooth, Low Country Kettle Corn, and Fatz Café. The featured craft beers will be from Stone Brewing and as always Bud Light and Michelob Ultra will also be available as well as the special Wine-O-Rita drinks and soft drinks from Pepsi.

Florence After Five is located downtown in the 100 block of South Dargan Street. The event is held the final Friday of the month, April through October. It begins at 5:30 p.m. and the band takes the stage at 6:00 p.m. with the entertainment continuing until 8:30 p.m. The downtown entertainment doesn’t stop at 8:30 as following the conclusion of Florence After Five there are numerous after parties at the various downtown restaurants.

The Spazmatics will appear at the Renaissance Dining Courtyard, Jazz on Dargan will feature the music of Margret Knight & Friends, LocalMotive will have Currie Wayne performing.

Attendees are welcome to bring chairs but coolers are not permitted. For more information, go to www.florencedowntown.com or call 843-678-5912.

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