Tickets for the 2013 Madrigal Dinner at Western Carolina University will go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Grandroom of WCU’s A.K. Hinds University Center.
Held annually at WCU since 1970, the Madrigal Dinner recreates 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. They entrees will be served with wassail, hearts of romaine salad with sugared pecans and dried cranberries with a balsamic vinaigrette, roasted garlic mashed new potatoes, honey cinnamon glazed carrots, plum pudding, rolls, tea, water and coffee. Tables seat eight patrons.
Tickets are $23 for WCU students and $38 for all others. They may be purchased in the administrative offices located on the second floor of the University Center from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations can be made over the telephone by calling 828.227.7206, but the tickets must be purchased with a credit card (MasterCard, Visa or Discover.)