Helena First Friday returns for August event

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA–Those looking for some back-to-school shopping items or the chance to enjoy some outdoor fun before school returns can head to Old Town Helena for the August First Friday event.

Plenty of shopping opportunities from local retail and food vendors can be found in Old Town Helena on Friday, Aug. 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. and concluding at 9 p.m.

In addition to the Old Town Helena storefronts staying open later and offering special discounts and surprises, there will be several food vendors in the area, musical entertainment and fun that will appeal to a variety of ages.

The vendors and organizations participating in the August First Friday event are as follows:

–Helena’s Miracle League

–Paparazzi Accessories

–Designs by Joni

–Southern Sequins

–Southern Fried Creative

–Lu La Roe-Sarah Schermerhorn

–Arcara Home Reality

–Parklane Jewelry

–Publix of Helena

–Lipsense

–Meagan’s Boutique

–Pink Zebra

–Cross Fit Furious

–Mellow Fellow

–Helena Fire Explorers

–Helena Library

–Waffle House Helena

–Helena Health Club

–Rice Eagle Scout Project

–Cahaba Dental Arts

–Tastefully Simple

–Precision Chiropractic

–Champion Windows

–Avadian of Helena

–Fancy Rabbit

–J&J Pottery

–Americas First Mobile ATM

–Russell Cellular

–Crafty Momma Applique

–Helena Arts Council

–All About Fun Inflatables

–Frios

–Dixieland Funnel Cakes

–Kona Ice

–Heavenly Donut Company

–Lazy Boy BBQ

–Brianca’s Snack Shack

–Rooskie’s

–Helena Teen Council

–Head Over Heels Gymnastics

–Sounds Around Town 1

–JQ’s One Man Big Band

Those interested in receiving vendor information for upcoming Helena First Friday events can visit Facebook.com/groups/466018606916145/.