'Cars' movie fans can meet Mater

Character's in town for Disney on Ice performances

Families can meet Mater at the Touch-a-Truck event Wednesday.
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Mater, the lovable tow truck from Disney Pixar's Cars movie will make a guest appearance for a Touch-a-Truck event from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Seventh Street parking lot at James Brown Arena. Mater is in town for the Disney on Ice shows this week.

Admission to Touch-a-Truck is free. Canned food donations will be accepted at the entrance for Golden Harvest Food Bank.

Presented by Global Spectrum, Feld Entertainment, and Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy, Touch-a-Truck allows children to see, touch and learn about trucks, including a Richmond County fire truck, bomb squad truck, tow truck and others.

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26; 1 and 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets cost $16-$46 from georgialinatix.com, at the James Brown Arena box office, by calling 877-4AUGTIX or from disneyonice.com.

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