Events

Find Out What's Playing at GPAC
1/1/2012

To learn more about all of the upcoming performances at Garner Performing Arts Center, visit GPAC's What's Playing page.



African-American Women Art Exhibit
1/15/2015

African-American Women Art Exhibit on display Jan. 15-Feb. 28 in the GPAC lobby featuring the art of African-American artists LeGrant Taylor, Eric McRay, Shawn Etheridge, FRANCO, Jermaine Powell, Delvecchio Faison and Jaylan Rhea. There will be a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18 prior to the MLK celebration at GPAC.



Broadway Voices: Alli Mauzey
3/6/2015

Alli Mauzey comes to GPAC March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Mauzey last appeared on Broadway as Glinda in the 10th anniversary company of "Wicked." She also performed the role to critical acclaim on the First National Tour and San Francisco.

Other Broadway credits include Lenora in the musical "Cry-Baby", for which she won a Theatre World Award and was nominated for a Drama League Award. Mauzey also originated the role of Lenora in the pre-Broadway production of "Cry-Baby" at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego (Theatre Critics Circle Award).

She played Brenda in "Hairspray" on Broadway and in the original company of the First National Tour.

Mauzey has also had the pleasure of doing several concerts with symphonies across the country including playing Ellie in Show Boat with the New York Philharmonic and the title role in Cinderella alongside the Nashville Symphony Orchestra benefiting the charity Show Hope.

To purchase tickets, visit garnerperformingartscenter.com.



Balsam Range Plays GPAC March 21
3/21/2015

Balsam Range comes to GPAC March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Founded in 2007, Balsam Range consist of five friends with unique experiences and backgrounds that blend together effortlessly to form their distinctive sound. Since bursting onto the scene, Balsam Range has definitely made their mark on the Bluegrass and Acoustic music world.

Band members include:

Buddy Melton-vocals, fiddle
Darren Nicholson-vocals, mandolin
Marc Pruett-banjo
Caleb Smith-vocals, guitar
Tim Surrett-vocals, bass, dobro

To purchase tickets, visit garnerperformingartscenter.com.



Eggstravaganza Coming Up March 28
3/28/2015

Spring is just around the corner! Celebrate with the Town of Garner at our annual Spring Eggstravaganza. There will be activities for kids of all ages at this free event on Saturday, March 28 from 10am to 1pm at Lake Benson Park.

This year’s event will feature a magician with live animals, music, games, inflatables, crafts and more! Visit one of our food vendors to purchase treats like hot dogs and Italian ices.

Be sure to bring your camera to have a picture taken with the Easter Bunny before the egg hunts begin PROMPTLY at noon.

Lake Benson Park is located at 921 Buffaloe Road in Garner.

No pets are allowed during this event. Volunteering opportunities are available.

For more information about this event or to volunteer, please contact Kendrick Mayes at kmayes@garnernc.gov or call 919.773.4441.