These dancers at Super Saturday this past March were among the first to use the new stage in the Peterson Amphitheater on the campus of Tryon Fine Arts Center. Aaron Burdett, Phil and Gaye Johnson and New 5 Cent Band will play in the amphitheater on Sunday, May 19 from 2-4 p.m. during the Grand Opening Celebration. Free admission for music, refreshments and fun.  (photo submitted)
These dancers at Super Saturday this past March were among the first to use the new stage in the Peterson Amphitheater on the campus of Tryon Fine Arts Center. Aaron Burdett, Phil and Gaye Johnson and New 5 Cent Band will play in the amphitheater on Sunday, May 19 from 2-4 p.m. during the Grand Opening Celebration. Free admission for music, refreshments and fun. (photo submitted)

TFAC holds public grand opening to celebrate completion of outdoor campus

Published 8:15pm Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tryon Fine Arts Center invites families and friends to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated campus in Tryon on Sunday, May 19 from 2-4 p.m.

The grand opening committee, lead by volunteers Lisa Stokes, Robyn Rosenberg and Becky Merrill-Collins, has planned a celebration for everyone.

This free event will feature music from Phil and Gaye Johnson, the New 5 Cents Band and Aaron Burdett in the new Peterson Amphitheater. Treats for the kids include games, photo booth and Marcie the Balloon Fairy on hand with her unique balloon creations. Ice cream, donated by Scoops and More in Columbus, will be available, as well as popcorn, cotton candy, lemonade and hundreds of helium balloons. Games and activities will be set up throughout the park like setting. Outdoor sculpture in the McMillan Garden, Sassoon Park and the Eifert Plaza will be available for viewing as part of the month-long Sculpture 2013 exhibit.

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