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A rockin' benefit
Rock in the Spring concert raises funds for Challenged Child
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Challenged Child & Friends Rock in the Spring

When: 6 p.m. Friday, May 11

Where: Brenau University Amphitheater, 810 Brenau Lane, Gainesville

How much: $20 in advance or $25 at the event

Contact: Leslie Miller, 770-535-8372;

To pre-order a boxed meal from Turnstile Deli, call 770-534-0102 or fax your order to 770-718-9988.

• Option 1: Chicken salad croissant sandwich, vegetable and pasta salad, assorted fruit, cheese and crackers, brownie for $15.95

• Option 2: Barbecue pork and beef brisket, bread, coleslaw, BBQ beans, potato chips, brownie for $16.95

If there was a roof on the amphitheater at Brenau University, it just might get blown off with the rocking good time planned for the venue Friday.

At 6 p.m., the gates of the amphitheater at 810 Brenau Lane in Gainesville will open for the annual Rock in the Spring concert, hosted by Challenged Child & Friends.

Advance lawn tickets are $20 each, $25 at the door.

The Mid Life Crisis Band will provide the tunes, but the refreshments are BYOS — bring your own snack. Although attendees furnish their own treats, there’s also the option to pre-order a boxed meal from Turnstile Deli.

The meal options include a chicken salad croissant sandwich with sides for $15.95 or barbecue pork and beef brisket with sides and sides for $16.95, both options with a brownie for dessert.

Proceeds from the event benefit Challenged Child, a nonprofit educational center for children with and without developmental delays and disabilities.

If it rains, the event will be moved inside the gym flanking the outdoor arena.

Don’t forget your lawn chairs or blankets.

If you prefer more formal accommodations, tables for six can be purchased for $300 each, eight-seaters for $400 each.