Rockville Town Square Grocery to Open Sept. 29

Dawson’s Market will celebrate its opening with music, games and more.


The long-awaited opening of a grocery in Rockville Town Square is almost here.

Dawson’s Market announced Wednesday that it will open Sept. 29.

The opening features two days of festivities:

Friday, Sept. 28

6:30 p.m.: holds, featuring Mambo Combo.

7 p.m.: Dedication of the Dawson’s Market Pavilion in , featuring Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, Dawson’s Market owner Rick Hood and Robin McBride, vice president and chief operating officer of .

7:45 p.m.: The public gets its first look inside Dawson’s Market with a sneak peek.

Click here for more coverage of Dawson’s Market.

Saturday, Sept. 29

7 a.m.: Dawson’s Market opens for business.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Grand opening festivities include:

  • A cookie decorating station and other kid-friendly activities outside the store, sponsored by .
  • The chance for kids age 5 to 12 to design Dawson’s Market’s next paper bag graphic.
  • Live music on the Dawson's Market patio.
  • The chance to win a $75 Dawson’s Market gift card in the “Name That Produce” contest.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Free samples in the store throughout the day.

Click here to learn more about Dawson’s Market, including how to apply for a job.

The market's Facebook page includes more information and photos of its new sign in Town Square.

andy rosenthal September 14, 2012 at 12:54 AM
I am so excited to finally have a grocer in our neighborhood. Especially one with a great core value and mission!


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