Mercedes to receive outside theater

MERCEDES — Soon, the city of Mercedes will have an outside theater at the CivicCenter for concerts and social events.

The amphitheater is in the process of being built. Large, rounded metal structures are being erected to place a canopy over the stage.

As the structure goes up, it’s not easy to figure out what it’s going to be.

It has been drawing some attention as residents have been trying to figure out what the angular steel structure is going to be.

It’s the shape of an eye and lends itself to the imagination on what it could be.

Once it’s all done, it will give onlookers a 360-degree view of the action on the stage.

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