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‘Holiday on Ice’ theme of skating show

A group of skaters rehearse Monday for the upcoming “Holiday on Ice” show set for this weekend at the John L. Wilson Arena in Jamestown. (John M. Steiner / The Sun)

“Holiday on Ice” is the theme of the 37th annual ice show presented by the Jamesriver Figure Skating Club. The show will be presented in John L. Wilson Arena, in Jamestown at 7 p.m. Friday, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The show will be a variety show that will feature songs like: “Here Comes Peter Cottontail,” “Jolly Old St. Nick,” “Green Beret,” “Birthday,” “Groundhog Day,” “Come Sail Away,” “Working in a Coal Mine,” “We are Family,” “It’s a Great Day for the Irish,” “Independence Day,” “Monster Mash,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Samba de Janiero,” “God Bless the USA,” “Mama” and many more songs.

There are seven solos and four spotlight features.

The production is planned and choreographed by coach Mark Vasarhelyi.

Prior to coming to Jamestown, Vasarhelyi skated for many years as an amateur winning both national and international competitions. After turning professional, he toured with Walt Disney’s World on Ice and has traveled extensively throughout the world performing for audiences. He keeps abreast of the latest techniques.

Elizabeth Sherfy is the producer of the show.

The event is supported by parents, family and friends of Jamesriver Figure Skating Club, who volunteer many hours to see the success of the show.

Show tickets are available from all Jamesriver Figure Skating Club members and also at Gifts from the Heart. Advance tickets are available for $6 students, $8 adults. Tickets are also available at the door for higher prices.

For more information, contact Sherfy at 320-7296.