Welcome to the
2018 Vintage Village Green Fair
T I â€™ N I K C I K L O O H C S D OL
THE PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION AND THE VGF COMMITTEE
ARE EXCITED TO ENJOY A FUN DAY WITH YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT VINTAGE VGF! FRIDAY, APRIL 20 FROM 10 A.M.-3 P.M. AND SATURDAY, APRIL 21 FROM 9 A.M.-3 P.M. Since 1965, the Village Green Fair is the Parents’ Association’s largest annual school-wide event and fundraiser. Our committee has been working all year to continue VGF’s tradition of fun for the entire Collegiate community, and in its 53rd year, we’re Kickin’ It Old School with Vintage VGF! We invite you to be there when the fun begins on Friday, April 20! Join us from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. for Friday Frolic, featuring lunch, Shops on the Green and entertainment from Lower, Middle and Upper School Cougars. From 6-8 p.m., campus is reserved just for our upper schoolers to have Vintage fun and eat great food! Vintage VGF kicks into high gear first thing on Saturday, April 21 with lower school runners starting the day off with the Fun Run. Vintage VGF will then be in full swing with favorite games and activities of today and from the past: Cake Walk, dodgeball, dunk tank, inflatables, lip sync, trackless train and more! Unique to 2018 will be a green and gold 1909 Model T Ford available for photo opportunities. Remember to check out the Garden Shoppe, Shops on the Green and the Classy Cougar for finds of all kinds. You are sure to find something to satisfy your hunger, and our fourth graders will bring a blast from the past by selling Cougarade during the lunch hours. Vintage VGF is all about celebrating a tradition of family, friends, food and FUN with our Collegiate community! No matter your involvement in VGF – volunteering for a shift on fair day, baking for the Cake Walk, cheering on your own Cougar at dodgeball or lip sync, or wearing the Vintage VGF t-shirt, we are grateful for your support of Collegiate through the Parents’ Association. Please visit our website to learn more about the various ways you can support our school through Vintage VGF.
We look forward to Kickin’ It Old School with you on April 20 and 21! - Katherine Adamson and Nancy Jo Kantner
Follow the fun!
ORDER DEADLINES Monday, April 2 Last day to order Honor Signs – send Cougar Kudos to a special member of the Collegiate community. Monday, April 9 Last day to pre-order for The Garden Shoppe. Friday, April 13 Last day to pre-order T-shirts*, limited edition Collegiate trucker hats*, pre-sale raffle tickets and discounted tickets. Last day to register for the Dodgeball Tournament, Fun Run and Lip Sync Battle *for delivery at school
Schedule of Events MONDAY, APRIL 16
FRIDAY, April 20
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Eat Mor Chikin for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Chick-Fil-A (Ridge Shopping Center)! The Chick-Fil-A cows will donate 10% to Collegiate from sales all day. Simply let them know that you’re with Collegiate.
DeLuca Gelato (Gayton Crossing) 12-10 p.m. Stop by after school or practice for some delicious gelato, sorbetto, milkshakes, smoothies or a frappecaffe. DeLuca Gelato features 36 flavors daily, and each is made in house! Another family-run business, DeLuca Gelato is generously donating 15% to Collegiate, so be sure to say thank you from the Collegiate Cougars when you get your sweet treat.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 Stony Point Fashion Park Spirit Night 4-7 p.m. It’s a whale of a deal at Vineyard Vines! Save 10% on your purchases, plus the store will donate 10% to Collegiate. The whole family will enjoy an authentic Italian pizza or meal from Nino’s Italian Delight. Remember to tell them that you’re with Collegiate, and this local, family-run restaurant will donate 10% to Collegiate.
Spirit Days for VGF!
FRIDAY, APRIL 20 (RAIN OR SHINE) 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Bake Sale Drop Off (all JK/LS/MS/US carpool areas)
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Garden Shoppe The Garden Shoppe Pre-Order Pickup (Business Office parking lot) 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fun Run Packet Pick-Up, Raffle Ticket Sales and Ticket Pre-Order Pick-Up (Friday Frolic Lunch Tent) 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Shops On the Green (Estes)
Classy Cougar (Burke Hall)
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch from two of RVA’s tastiest food trucks: Cheezilla and Goatocado, Entertainment by Lower, Middle and Upper School students
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Upper School TIME OUT
6-8 p.m. UPPER SCHOOL TIME OUT Exclusively for US students! Come jump with your friends and grab a bite to eat from Cheezilla, Chick-Fil-A and DeLuca Gelato. Contact: Jenn Cornell ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or Melinda Smith (email@example.com)
SATURDAY, APRIL 21 Fair Day (Rain or Shine) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. VGF Fun Run (Jim Hickey Track, Main Campus) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Games, Rides and Inflatables Shops on the Green (Estes) The Garden Shoppe SPCA Tail Wag’N Classy Cougar Market (Burke Hall) Fair Treats (candy shop, sno-cones, ice cream, cotton candy)
Dodgeball Tournament (West Gym)
Collegiate Lip Sync Battle (Lower School Garden Courtyard)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Tent Bake Sale Cougarade (Collegiate lemonade brought to you by 4th grade Cougars) 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Raffle Drawings – do not need to be present to win
vip parking www.collegiate-va.org/VGF/vipparking
Don’t worry about fighting the crowds for parking at Vintage VGF! Order your prime parking spot for the entire day (April 21), and come and go as you please. A limited number of reserved parking spots are available for $25 each, so place your order early! Questions? Contact Katherine Adamson or Nancy Jo Kantner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
VGF 2018 T-Shirts & Gear www.collegiate-va.org/vgf/tshirts www.collegiate-va.org/vgf/truckerhats
T-Shirts: Vintage VGF T-shirts were designed by 7th Grader Cate Riley Available in Short Sleeve Vintage Gray Heather
Sizes: Youth S, M, L Price $15.00
Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL
Hats: Grab these limited edition vintage trucker hats while you can! One size fits all.
Questions: Please contact Karen Berson (email@example.com), Aalya Crowl (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Bryn Smutz email@example.com.
Shops on the Green www.collegiate-va.org/vgf/shopsonthegreen
Friday, April 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 15% of your purchase price goes back to Collegiate! Admission is FREE!
Graduation Gifts • Yoga Pants • Clothing • Jewelry • Skin Care Original Art • Candles Stationery • Home Accessories Mother’s Day Gifts
Looking for the perfect Hostess, Mother’s Day or Graduation gift? Go no further than Shops on the Green! This year we will fill Estes Gym with original art, contemporary clothing, unique jewelry, locally crafted gifts, delicious smelling candles and more! It’s a great place to find gifts for others and maybe a little something (or two) for yourself. Hope to see you all there! Questions? Please contact Lauren McCormick (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Karen Ivie (email@example.com)
The garden Shoppe
Don’t forget to stop by our Shoppe on Friday, April 20 for Friday Frolic and Saturday, April 21 at the Fair!
Deadline for orders is Monday, April 9. Pick up will be on Friday, April 20, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. This year, we will again be offering a variety of fresh container gardens beautifully designed in timeless, high-quality pots for our Pre-Sale! Most arrangements are only available through pre-sale, so Order Now! Quantities are limited!
The Fern Urn: A VGF favorite for many years, this low, pedestal container features a beautiful Kimberly Queen Fern and spilling annuals. Each high-quality, fiber-clay urn measures 21”D x 13.75”H and is famous for its sophistication. NEW this year: a round fern urn container- same great quality. Very limited number of fern urns due to container availability. $125 each, perfect in pairs! The Herbs: All of your favorite herbs are back in a beautiful modern, large, rectangular (17.5”L x 8.5”W) fiber-clay pot. A lovely variety of herbs to fill your kitchen through spring and summer! $45 each The Hydrangea: This round, dark gray, fiber-clay planter (16”D x 13.75”H) is filled with the beautiful “Paniculata Little Lime” hydrangea. These creamy green blooms will turn a dreamy pink in the Fall. This gorgeous hydrangea surrounded by beautiful variegated ivy which will dress up any sunny spot! Additionally, this pretty perennial can be transplanted into your garden whenever you choose. $85 each The Butterfly Garden: Our 2017 best seller! This round, dark gray, fiber-clay planter (16”D x 13.75”H) has enough color to shine in the summer sun. Filled with miniature blue-purple “Buddleia” butterfly bush, a long-blooming perennial, and other fragrant summer flowers, the butterflies and other pollinators will find it irresistible. $85 each The Kimberly Queen: NEW this year... a timeless square, flare-lip style fiber-clay container (16”W x 14”H) featuring the popular Kimberly Queen fern! This simple, yet popular fern will dress up any entrance all summer long! $60 each Tabletop Hydrangea: NEW this year… prized for their their massive 6-8 inch mophead blooms in stunning shades of violet, blue and pink, everyone’s favorite flower never fails to please. Enjoy the best of both worlds--use as a centerpiece and then plant outside to appreciate for years to come. This florist hydrangea is planted in an 8-inch pot and wrapped with ribbon and is the perfect choice for a Mother’s Day or teacher gift. We’ve even attached a blank gift card so it’s ready to go!!! $28 each Custom potting: Bring us your pots and we will do the rest! Put this item in your cart to place a $25 DEPOSIT towards your final custom potting order. To get final pricing and discuss your selections, please contact Stephanie Lansing (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Cara Rogers (email@example.com). Drop off pots on Thursday, April 19, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. behind the Business Office. NEW THIS YEAR… DELIVERY! Don’t want to pick up your order and worry about dirt in your car? We will bring your Garden Shoppe order to you! $10 delivery charge (includes any amount of pre-order items) for orders within a 10-mile radius of Collegiate. Don’t forget to stop by The Garden Shoppe on Friday, April 20 for Friday Frolic, and Saturday, April 21 at the Fair! Questions: Please contact Stephanie Lansing (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Cara Rogers (email@example.com)
Orders due April 2, $25 donation per sign
The Honor Sign tradition continues at Vintage VGF. Send Cougar Kudos to a special member of the Collegiate community by purchasing an honor sign with a personalized note! All Cougar Paws will be displayed at VGF and can be taken home by your “honoree!” Questions? Please contact Aynsley Fisher (firstname.lastname@example.org) 804-301-0190
Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m., West Gym Open to Grades 3 - 12, boys and girls! Registration Due: Friday April 13
Awesome Dodgeball Awards for Tournament Winners. Please fill out ONE online entry form for each team of 8 students. Brackets are formed by grade level and it’s single elimination. A $10 entry fee will be charged to the student account of each participant. Questions? Please contact Lauren and Scott Jenkins (email@example.com) Lauren: 703-615-8743
collegiate’s Lip Sync Battle www.collegiate-va.org/VGF/lipsync
Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. Lower School Garden Courtyard Registration Due: Friday April 13 Lip Sync Battle returns for Vintage VGF! Collegiate seniors will judge the performances, so sign up with a friend or come and shine with a solo! Please fill out ONE entry form per group. A $10 entry fee will be charged to the student account of each participant. Maximum length of performance is 2 1/2 minutes. Please download and email the song with your child’s name & group in the subject line to both Jill Webb and Tracy Little. In the body of the email include the title of the song and artist. IF UNABLE TO DOWNLOAD SONG - include song title, artist, and CD off Apple Music. Questions? Please contact Tracy Little (firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-399-8900) or Jill Webb (email@example.com or 804-301-8275).
Don’t miss the Teacher Relay Race! Packet Pick-up April 20, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Under the Friday Frolic Tent Races for Lower School students JK–4. Separate heats for boys and girls in each grade.
Saturday, April 21, 8-9:30 a.m. (Jim Hickey Track at Main Campus) Registration Due April 13 Runners will receive: Bag with race bib, Cougar Paw tattoo, AND a homework pass! PRIZES! • Medals for top finishers (boy & girl in each grade) PLUS, winners announced on VGF loudspeaker! • Special prizes this year for Sportsmanship and Most Spirited (spirit wear encouraged)! • POPSICLE PARTY for GRADE with the most registrants. • ATHLETIC WEAR DAY for ALL registrants! $15 per runner, $40 max per family Friends and family from other schools are welcome!
Questions? Want to Volunteer? Please contact: Mark Apelt (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kate Whithead (email@example.com)
the classy cougar
Please take donations to the basement door of the Business Office Monday-Friday. Watch for more info on carpool drop off days!
The Classy Cougar is back for Vintage VGF! This curated collection will be located in Burke Hall. Donate your gently used cotillion dresses, white gloves, blue blazers, dress pants and shirts, ties, dress shoes, school appropriate clothes, Colonial Day wear, spirit wear, purses, books for all ages, toys and smaller household items. Questions? Please contact: MH Bartzen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Angie Hutchison (email@example.com)
VGF Raffle www.collegiate-va.org/VGF/raffle
Single raffle ticket: $5/ticket Cougar Ticket: $20/5 tickets for five chances to win one item GOLDEN TICKET: $75/CHANCE TO WIN EACH ITEM Free chocolate bar for the first 50 individuals to purchase a Cougar Ticket or Golden Ticket. These sell out fast.
COLLEGIATE EXPERIENCES • Security Ride with Jason Stone • Host an Event at Centennial Hall • Pizza Lunch with Mrs. Leahy and Mrs. Byford • Photography 101 with Jimmy Dickinson. Learn to use your DSLR in a 1.5 hour session on campus or at a mutually agreed upon location around town.
• VIP Lunch Seating (Centennial Hall) • 2 Hour Sports Experience for 20 with Page Chapman • Science Fun with Mrs. Smythe • Ice Cream Party with Mrs. Williams and Ms. Jones
SPECIAL VGF PRIZES 1. Photo Printing: Print photos instantly from your smartphone. HP Sprocket and ZINK Photo Paper. 2. Model T Experience: Enjoy an hour long scenic tour of Richmond followed by a stop at an ice cream shop this summer in a vintage green and gold 1909 Model T Ford. Katherine & John Adamson 3. Retro fun: Retro Pacman game, 5-in-1 wooden game set, Original Gumby, Orange Blossom doll, Rubiks Cube, Retro Speakers. 4. Duke’s Mayo 100th Birthday Celebration Basket: t-shirts, dish cloths, grill gear, cookbook, hats, Tervis tumbler. Two baskets available. Teddy Sauer & Bryan Moody.
5. Spice Up Your Kitchen: Spice Hunter’s Spice Rack and complete spice set. Two baskets available. Teddy Sauer & Bryan Moody. 6. Day on the James: kayaking, paddle boarding, picknicking. Jill & Frank Mountcastle 7. Cougar Pride: lots of goodies and swag from the Cougar Shop and Annie & Wes. Cougar Shop & Brady Zizzo. 8. Beach Fun: Limited Edition Lilly Pullitzer Swell Bottle 25 oz., Vineyard Vines, Sidewalk chalk, sidewalk paint, squishy pool balls, beach towel. 9. Swim Party: Goldfish Swim School private party plus swim passes.
Questions? Please contact Patty Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jenny Christensen (email@example.com).
Ticket punch cards are back at a lower price for Vintage VGF! Use punches to enjoy rides and games on Fair Day, April 21.
Punch Cards ordered by April 13 will be available for pickup during Friday Frolic or on Fair Day starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Will Call booth. One Punch Card equals 20 tickets. Pre-ordered Punch Cards are sold at a discounted price of $8 per card. (They will be $10 the day of the Fair.) To order multiple Punch Cards, increase the quantities in your cart.
Questions? Please contact Renee Montague (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Chandler Klevana (email@example.com).
VILLAGE GREEN 103 N. Mooreland Road Richmond, VA 23229
Bake sale www.collegiate-va.org/VGF/bakesale
We will collect your donations on Friday, April 20 at JK/LS/MS/US carpools from 7:30-8:15 a.m. Collegiate families have made the VGF Bake Sale possible since 1968, and we appreciate your tasty contributions! JK-2nd grade families provide cakes for the popular Cake Walk game on Fair Day! Information and a cake box (for your Cougar to decorate) will come home with your student. Questions about cakes? Contact Stephanie Yablonski (firstname.lastname@example.org) We ask 3rd-12th grade families to share a favorite sweet treat of your choice! Popular items are brownies, cake pops, cookies, crispy rice cereal bars and muffins, packaged ready to sell in quantities of 2-4. Remember that April can be warm and sunny, so please consider making items that hold up in the heat. We also love to provide gluten-free, peanut-free and tree nut-free items for those with allergies. Thank you for labeling your items accordingly. Questions about baked goods? Contact Shannon Craig (email@example.com)
Upper school Time out Friday, April 20 6 p.m. â€“ 8 p.m. US Students: Save the date and mark your calendar for Friday, April 20 from 6-8 p.m. for a night of FUN! Grab all of your friends to hang out, jump, bounce and be a kid again! $15 per person entry fee if registered in advance and $20 at the door. Bring money for a delicious dinner at RVAâ€™s favorite food trucks. Guests are welcome to join in the fun! Questions? Please contact Jenn Cornell ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or Melinda Smith (email@example.com).
Published on Mar 12, 2018