The Eustis annual Back to School Bash will take place on Saturday, featuring vendors, food trucks, bounce houses, and more. From 12 to 3 p.m., the city will be distributing 100 backpacks per hour to local school-aged kids, with one backpack per child while supplies last.
Additionally, One Blood will hold the annual Golden Triangle Battle of the Badges blood drive on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents are encouraged to donate in honor of local first responders who are competing for a coveted traveling trophy. Appointments for donation can be made on the One Blood website using the sponsor code 68143.
The Eustis Aquatic Center will also be open and free to the public from 12 to 4 p.m. Visitors can enjoy the pool and splash pad, but remember that swimsuits are required.
In the evening, the celebration continues with a high-energy performance by the local band TC and Sass at the bandshell from 6 to 9 p.m.