Bluff ton, SC (March 12, 2014) – Hampton Lake, the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton area’s premier lake community, will have the first Lakeside Village Market Day of the year Saturday, March 22nd from 11am to 3pm.

This outdoor market features a wide array of vendors exhibiting arts and crafts, jewelry, baked goods, produce, plants, local honey, flowers, fish & tackle, golf clubs and more. It will occur 4 times this year, twice in the spring and twice in the fall.

Hampton Lake invites ALL to attend. “The Market” which will take place at Hampton Lake’s the award winning Lakeside Amenity Village set along the lakeside lawn overlooking the lake and porches of the Lakehouse, Tackle Box gift shop and Boathouse. This is the 2nd year “The Market” has taken place. Complimentary offerings include mini boat cruises on the lake, face painting (by Sassifaces), kids’ crafts (by Hilton Head Nannies), sweet tea in the Tackle Box. Complimentary interactive workshops will also take place on the hour. Enjoy these activities and more as you shop “The Market.” Be sure to mark your calendar for this event which is free and open to the public.

The interactive workshops will begin at noon and continue on the hour. Margie Fox of The Garden Gate, a boutique gardening center located in Old Town Bluffton will give a presentation about Creative Container Gardening at 12:00pm. Geist Ussery of Le Creuset will give a cooking demonstration at 1:00pm featuring a recipe from author Pat Branning’s cookbooks Shrimp, Collards & Grits or Magnolia, Porches & Sweet Tea. Following the demo, Branning will sign books at the Tackle Box. Suzanne McMurray,
owner of “Suzanne A Vision Healing Arts” will give a workshop titled Aromatherapy 101 highlighting flower essential oils at 2:00pm

Outside vendors are welcome. Interested Vendors may contact Chris Collier at or 843.836.7462 or Catherine Guscio at or 843.836.7463. Guests are also invited to attend Hampton Lake’s Parade of Homes event that day and enjoy dining at Backwater Bill’s, the community’s private, lakefront restaurant 11:30am to 4:00pm for lunch and 5:00pm-8:00pm for dinner (credit card only). Call (843) 836-7475 for reservations.

About Hampton Lake
This 900-acre, private lakeside community in Bluffton, S.C. is located 12 miles west of Hilton Head Island, and 16 miles north of Savannah, GA. The community features 165-acres of freshwater lake and 340-acres of nature preserves. Built around the ideals of connecting family and nature in a fun way, Hampton Lake offers open spaces, nature preserves, activity centers, pools, beaches, dining, and parks, all uniquely intertwined and interconnected. It received the National Association of Home Builders honor as “Best Community & Club in America”. For more information, call (843) 836-5253.

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