Back-to-school fest Saturday at Jax Fairgrounds

Published On: Aug 10 2013 12:01:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2013 01:38:39 PM EDT

Students get a chance to fill their backpack with free school supplies.


As a sponsor of the 6th Annual Back-To-School Fest, Channel 4 is helping your family get ready for a new school year.

Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds, WJXT, along with Pepsico, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, will give away 4,000 backpacks along with enough school supplies to fill them.  

There will also be free haircuts, a fashion show, school physicals and health screenings.

The event is free and open to everyone.


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