On Saturday, July 9 at the Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St./Route 1, the renowned George Saterial, assisted by his wife Holly, will perform his magic in a show that is fantastic for families.

Saterial has performed his magic on five continents, from Broadway to New Zealand’s Regent Theatre. He is the first and only magician in the world to receive magic’s highest and most coveted honor, the Gold Medal of Excellence, from both of the industry’s foremost associations — the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians. It is rare that either award is given; in nearly 20 years, they have been granted a combined total of only seven times. Saterial was awarded both honors in the same year.

His award-winning routine is titled “Timeless Magic,” as time literally seems to stand still when this classically inspired piece is set in motion. Set at the spellbinding hour of midnight, Saterial uses an impressive grandfather clock as the act’s centerpiece. Like clockwork, candles, handkerchiefs and even doves magically appear and disappear. Simultaneously, the inner workings of the timepiece are incorporated into the illusion, right down to the clock’s sphere and pendulum.

Saterial also has been recognized by his peers as one of the best dove acts in the business and, as a result, he has performed and lectured at the industry’s most respected magic conventions. It is ability coupled with love of magic and entertaining that make him an act not to be missed.

Tickets are $10 and can be reserved online at thewaldo.org or by calling 832-6060. They also can be purchased at Waltz Pharmacy in Waldoboro.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to dernest@villagesoup.com.