A new event called Greed For Speed kicks off in the virtual world There.com this week! It’s all about going fast and having fun. This speedy themed event runs through January 28th. Search the keyword “speed” for events on the Activities page.
Here is a quick list of Greed For Speed Events. New events are being added daily so check back for more!
Buggy Speed Racing hosted by Shivette
Do you have the greed, the greed for speed? Come join us and race buggies. Everyone is welcome!
Speed Racer hosted by Coolnet560
It’s time for you to see who can handle the speed. A race that will feel like it’s going to go on forever. Join us for an endurance race. There will be a first place winner and a dice roll for all.
Speedy Bingo hosted by Coolnet560
Speed through a game of bingo! Some may go fast and others may go slow. Can you keep up? Sponsored by Avalon Island.
Speed Boat Canyon Run hosted by fatjohn
Come and show off your greed for speed! No hoverboating experience required. Everyone is welcome.
CCR: Greed for Speed hosted by ccr_Gina
Get your lead foot primed, your engine running and get gready to break the speed of sound (or not)!
Motu Speed Madness hosted by Shivette
Come speed through multiple card games of Motu Motu and try to win a game to be in the dice roll for a special prize. Can we be fast enough to get everyone to win at least one game?
The There Fairgrounds is packed with over 30 Clubs! The annual Club Fair starts today and runs through January 15th. Join a Club and find new friends with similar interests. There are all kinds of Clubs in There with something for everyone.
Several tours and Club events will take place at the Fairgrounds this week. Check out the list of events and sign up for one that you might be interested in.
Do you have a Club in There that you would like to recruit more members to? Get help promoting your Club at the Club Fair happening at the There Fairgrounds January 8th – 15th.
Head over to the There Fairgrounds and pick out a booth (Lot) for your Club. There are several sizes to choose from. Once you find one that will work, join the There Fairgrounds Development Club in order to rent a booth. Once you have rented the booth, you can decorate it to promote your Club. Don’t forget to leave a sign or brochure in the booth so that interested people can locate a link to your Club. Schedule and hold events from your booth during the Club Fair to attract more members.
We’ll see you at the Club Fair in the virtual world There!
Ring in the new year in the virtual world There! Celebrate with friends from all over the world in welcoming 2017. You are invited to the New Year’s Eve Celebration to be held at the Community Garden Pavilion.
There will be music, dancing, card games and prizes! Break out your best dress or tuxedo and join us for a toast to welcome in the new year.
Is your virtual holiday home decked out with lights all aglow? If you’ve got your Christmas tree decorated and stockings on the mantle make sure to enter your home into the Festival of Lights Holiday Home Decorating Tour!
If you’d like to be a stop on the tour, be sure to submit your build to RobbyBoy by December 15th. ThereHouses, Frontier Zones, Neighborhood Lots, PAZes and FunZones are eligible to enter. All entrants will be entered into a dice roll to win a RKM Christmas TUV designed by RK_Falagar.
To enter as a participating location on the tour, follow these steps:
Send ThereMail to RobbyBoy or Email iRobbyK@iCloud.com.
Include the following information:
Your Avatar Name
Name of Your Location
Link to Your Location
Type of Zone
The guided Festival of Lights Holiday Home Tour will take place on Monday, December 19th at 7:00 PM PST/10:00 PM EST.
If you cannot make the guided tour, there will be a Self-Guided Festival of Lights Holiday Home Tour that will take place between December 17th through the 26th. The host will track your journey on the tour with a quest kit.
All participants in both the guided tour and self-guided tour will be entered into a dice roll to win a Christmas Sleigh and Reindeer Hoverboat designed by Migman.
Good luck to all of our participants! Make sure to get your entries in by the 15th!
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but inside it’s so delightful! Cozy up next to the fire in your very own home on Frosty Island. Enjoy snow-covered terrain and the beautiful pink, purple and orange skies of this delightful island in There shaped like a snowman.
Make yourself at home in a two-story winter cabin located in Santa’s Village. This lovely home offers a dining room, living room, family room and upstairs loft. Complete with outdoor lights and frozen icicles.
The snow-covered cabin is included free with the monthly rental of a one-acre Development Lot. Join the Santa’s Village Development Group first before picking out your new homestead. To rent a holiday cabin for the winter, step into the Lot and go to This Place on your menu bar and clicking information about For Rent. Here is a helpful article about setting up your Development Lot in the Santa’s Village Development Zone.
You can purchase furniture, artwork and a Christmas tree from Shop Central or the Auctions to decorate your cabin for the holidays. Our Designers have created many different styles of holiday home decor for you to choose from. Once you’ve got your home decorated to your liking, you can create an event and invite your friends and new neighbors to a housewarming party.
If you’d like to build your own home from scratch, you can purchase a PAZ from Shop Central and drop it anywhere around Santa’s Village on the Island of Frosty. Pick and choose what kind of furniture and decorations you would like to have in your home.
If you’d like to rent your very own Neighborhood, we have a special one-of-a-kind 20-Acre Snow Neighborhood currently up for grabs in the Auctions. The sale ends on December 5th, so get your bid in now if you’d like to claim this lovely drift of snow for your own!
This Saturday, December 3rd at 7:00 PM PST Migman is hosting the There Developer Showcase at the There Events Arena. Stop by to see the latest designs on display from our creative Developers. New holiday items will be on display.
Do you have a virtual home in There that you plan to decorate for the holidays? Submit your holiday home to the Festival of Lights Holiday Home Tour hosted by RobbyBoy to be entered into a drawing for a holiday gift and to be a stop along the tour.
Entries are due by December 15th. Send RobbyBoy a ThereMail with a link to your PAZ, ThereHouse or Lot that you have decorated for the holidays. The Holiday Home Tour will take place on Monday, December 19th. Stay tuned for the event link.
Here are some holiday home ideas to get you in the decorative mood! Search the Auctions for Holiday Home Decor.
Looking for a fun and creative gift idea for the upcoming holidays? Share There with the gift of Premium Membership this season with your loved ones! It’s a great idea for family and friends who live far away and cannot join you in person for winter festivities.
With the gift of There, you can fund a monthly Premium Account subscription for your loved one at a cost of $10.00 per month.
To get going on giving the GIFT of There, follow these steps:
Have your loved one download the Virtual World There and create a Free Silent Trial Account. Ask them send you their Avatar name.
Click here to register their Avatar name and set up a recurring payment for their Premium Membership through your PayPal account.
Log into There and summon your loved one to your favorite locations. Encourage them to sign up and attend Festival of Lights events during the month of December. Here’s a helpful link to a Quick Start Guide to get them going in our beautiful Virtual World.
Please note, your PayPal account will continue to be charged every month for the gift subscription until you cancel it.
Thank you for sharing There with your friends and family. Happy Holidays!
The Festival of Lights will be taking place in There.com over the next couple of weeks. Do you have a winter holiday event in mind that you would like to plan and include in the festival?
Some past fun and creative events held during the holidays include winter a wonderland fashion show, Santa scavenger hunt, caroling, secret Santa gift exchange, eight days of Hanukkah, winter ball, ice skating, holiday quests, Developer Showcase, sleigh rides and much more!
If you’d like to plan a holiday event to include in the Festival of Lights, make sure to add the keyword FOL to your event description. You can also contact Staff member Pyrena_Zosime and send her a ThereMail or Facebook message with the details of your event to feature on the There blog and Facebook page.
Also, it’s not too early to start planning for New Year’s Eve events! Thereian Greenie is planning a NYE Masquerade Ball. Contact her to plan coinciding events to celebrate the arrival of 2017!