Veterans Memorial Arena will again be the backdrop for a nationally televised event when the "Pandora Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice" figure skating show is presented Nov. 9.
The skating portion of the show will feature Olympic gold medal-winner Ilia Kulik.
A native of Russia, Kulik began skating when he was 5. By age 17, he was dominating the world of men's figure skating, winning both the 1995 World Junior title and the 1995 European title. He captured the world title in 1996, the Grand Prix final in 1997 and won both the short and long programs at the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
Also scheduled to appear are Olympic champion Brian Boitano, world and U.S champion Kimmie Meissner, U.S. champion Ryan Bradley, two-time world professional pairs champions Elena Leonova and Andrei Khvalko, and Olympians and seven-time British national ice dancing champions, Sinead and John Kerr.
The music side of the show will feature Mannheim Steamroller and Grammy Award-winner Martina McBride.
Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums. The total includes 27 million holiday genre albums, making the group the most popular Christmas music artists of all time based on sales.
The show will be hosted by Olympic gold medal-winner Kristi Yamaguchi and three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss.
The Jacksonville performance will be recorded for broadcast on NBC on Dec. 1, the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. Additional broadcasts are Dec. 8 and Dec. 21 on AXS TV.
Tickets are available at the arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and at ticketmaster.com.