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Super Saturday box office sales open

Madcap Puppets bring their puppet theater to Super Saturday March 16. (photo submitted)

Madcap Puppets bring their puppet theater to Super Saturday March 16. (photo submitted)

While many families have already swiftly returned their Super Saturday order forms through the school system, the general public today, Wednesday, March 6 has the opportunity to grab up tickets to shows.

“The shows are all really good this year so you can’t go wrong with any of them,” said Super Saturday Chairperson Marianne Carruth.

The box office at Tryon Fine Arts Center is open March 6-8 and March 14-15 from 10 a.m.  – 1p.m. To find out more, call 828-859-8322, ext. 301.

Carruth said audiences should expect fantastic performances regardless of which shows they select. She did say she’s really excited about performers such as Antonio Rocha who will perform twice at the Congregational Church.

“He’s more than a storyteller – he’s an actor,” Carruth said. “I was blown away by him. He’s just such an artist at what he does.”

All the shows are evenly distributed between the venues so Carruth encourages attendees to check out shows not only in the arts center but also at the Congregational Church, Holy Cross Episcopal Church and on the community stage.

She also said Super Saturday’s board was able to improve lighting and sound equipment at other venues because of a Polk County Community Foundation grant provided last year.

One of the exciting shows taking stage this year involves puppets.