The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Herman E. Moore Golf Course on St. Thomas is being transformed into a community fairground this week, setting the stage for the 32nd annual Afternoon on the Green “friendraising” event on Sunday, March 17, from noon to 5 p.m. Live entertainment, local cuisine and an array of activities promise something for everyone at this year’s event themed “A Fusion of Flavors to Savor and Explore at Afternoon on the Green 2024”.  

Entertainment on the main stage will feature top local acts including RVP Band and Soca sensation, Shaw HP. Adult and youth performers include cultural dancers and student groups. New this year are the Best Dressed and Best Hat competitions. For the full event schedule, visit 

Families will appreciate the extensive list of activities planned for children children, including face painting, bounce houses, mini-golf, Carnival games, and a go-cart demonstration. Additionally, the VI Children's Museum will be leading an activity while the Department of Health Maternal and Child Health division will share activities and treats. Teens can visit interactive displays about UVI's academic programs under the academic tent.  

Proceeds from the event support the Edward E. Thomas Volunteer Scholarship, awarded to two high school seniors from Charlotte Amalie High School and Ivanna Eudora Kean High School.  

To assure comfort for all, attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and wear hats and sunscreen. There is a $3 parking fee.