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Your Tee Design Could Win

by Ann Self

Local artists are needed to capture the look of Gobble on the Green.

The turkey, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie, football and family time…so many reasons to love about Thanksgiving! 

Did we mention pie? 

Each family has its own activities and traditions to look forward to the holiday.  This is the second year The Village Green is offering a 5K Turkey Trot and 1-Mile Fun Run – The Gobble On the Green. 

The Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9:00 A.M. with the Fun Run starting at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, November 28, at The Village Green Commons in beautiful Cashiers.

The Village Green is calling all artists to help design the annual Gobble On the Green T-shirt.  Designs are currently being accepted until August 31.  For more information about the Gobble On the Green T-Shirt Design Contest, email info@villagegreencashiersnc.com.  The prize-winning design will be announced at the Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival in October. 

Early bird registration for Gobble On the Green 5K is $25 including a race T-shirt through November 18.  To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/NC/Cashiers/GobbleontheGreen5K. Late registration, including race day, is $30 with a t-shirt while supplies last. A free One-Mile Fun Run for children ages 5-10 years beginning at 9:30 A.M.  While the Fun Run is free, we would ask that the kids register online or on Race Day. T-shirts may be purchased separately.  In addition to Overall and Age Group winners, prizes will be given for the most creative and holiday festive/creative costumes.

The Village Green provides a beautiful, free public space, however it is conserved by a nonprofit organization that depends on contributions to maintain the park and provide such an exceptional venue for the community. To learn more about The Village Green and these events or to make a donation, call (828) 743-3434 or visit villagegreencashiersnc.com.

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