The Trash Pandas mascot will be unveiled during the annual Lights Up! holiday lighting ceremony at Bridge Street Town Centre Friday, Nov. 22, but he still needs a name! That’s where you come in.
Over the next two weeks, season ticket holders and other Trash Pandas Nation members will receive a ballot via email to vote for one of six names: Apollo, Buzz, Cosmo, Crash, Jetson, and Sprocket. Want to vote for the mascot’s name but aren’t a member of the Trash Pandas Nation? You can still receive an email ballot by signing up for the Trash Pandas Nation online here.
“The Rocket City Trash Pandas are truly honored to take part in this North Alabama holiday tradition,” said President and CEO Ralph Nelson. “As our gift to the community, we are presenting…or should I say, ‘unwrapping’ our mascot.”
Festivities run from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, with the tree lighting at 6:15 p.m. The mascot will be revealed just prior to the lighting, and Santa has asked for his assistance in lighting the tree.
After the tree lighting, you can get an autograph from the mascot in the Trash Pandas Emporium.