Shea Murphy– Mustangs Ahead

NEWS(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- University Town Center (UTC) will again host the annual “Holidays on the Green” event. There will be several events and a few competitions that fall under the banner of “Holidays on the Green.”

The event will feature several opportunities for Mustang clubs and organizations.

The event will include community organization competitions, with the chance to win your organization a cash prize at certain competitions. These competitions include the holiday greeting competition, spirit night competitions, and music performance competitions.

The holiday greeting competition first prize winner will win $250, second prize will win $150, and third $100. UTC will provide the boards needed to make the cards and $50 toward supplies needed to make the card itself. Judging will be held on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. for all participating groups.

During spirit nights every organization will earn $3 for every skate/snow rental during their allotted night.

The year’s “Holidays on the Green” will feature Santa’s Grand Arrival 6 p.m. Nov. 9 and the opening of ”Holidays on the Green” village at the same time.

The village will include an ice-skating rink with real ice, a giant holiday card display, holiday movies every Friday and Saturday evening, live holiday music performances, and a holiday lights display as they had last year.

There will also be music performance opportunities where individuals or groups can perform on the green in front of hundreds of visitors.

UTC mall general manager Jeramy Burkinshaw said, “We are excited to be sharing these exciting opportunities…and look forward to your organization participating in the UTC 2018 Holidays on the Green.”

Attached are the applications for the holiday greeting card competition, the holiday performance, and spirit night.


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