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Arts & Entertainment Tickets are now on sale for WCU's Madrigal Dinners

Boyd Sossamon of Sylva as ‘the lord of the manor’ in a previous Madrigal Dinner at WCU. Tickets for this year’s extravaganza are now on sale.Tickets for the 2012 Madrigal Dinners at Western Carolina University are now on sale.

The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Grandroom of the A.K. Hinds University Center.

Held annually since 1970, the Madrigal Dinners are re-creations of the pageantry, music and food of 16th-century England, with authentic madrigal entertainment and costumes.

The menu will include a choice of three entrees (grilled pork loin chop with bourbon-apple glaze, honey-citrus glazed Cornish game hen, or a vegetarian plate featuring a shepherd’s pie) and will be served with wassail, salad, roasted garlic mashed new potatoes, honey-cinnamon glazed carrots, plum pudding, rolls, tea, water and coffee. Tables seat eight apiece.

Tickets are $37 ($22 for WCU students) and may be purchased in the University Center administrative offices (on the second floor) between the hours of 9 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Telephone orders can be made by calling (828)227-7206, with payment by credit card.

Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and all sales are final.

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