Find Out What's Playing at GPAC

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

Trick-or-Treat the Trails on Halloween

Put on your costume and trick-or-treat your way around our one-mile loop trail at White Deer Park (2400 Aversboro Road) on Oct. 31 from 3-6 p.m. Garner-area community organizations and businesses will be passing out treats. An adult must accompany children at all times. Parking will be available at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road, across the street from White Deer Park). Interested in sponsoring a treat table? Please contact Katie Lockhart at 919.661.6892 or

Garner Plans Veterans Day Observance

The public is invited to join local veterans, their families, civic and community leaders to honor veterans at the 2014 Veterans Day celebration sponsored by the Town of Garner and Garner Veterans Memorial Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Aversboro Road Baptist Church (1600 Aversboro Road).

The Garner Magnet High School Symphonic Band will have a patriotic mini-concert beginning at 10:30 a.m. Other featured guests for this event will be the Aversboro Elementary School STEM 4th and 5th grade chorus, directed by Kathy Hopkins, as well as Dana Stephenson Dixon and Dave Kamphuis, guest soloists.

Maj. Gen. Todd Kelly, Air National Guard assistant to the commander-Air Mobility Command, will be the guest speaker. Gen. Kelly is a 1981 graduate of N.C. State University and has served in a variety of command positions, including in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Impossibilities: Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem

Garner Performing Arts Center
Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15 advance; $55 VIP; $17.50 at door

Magical comedian Chris Collins and master mentalist Erik Dobell have teamed up to bring you a night of stunning magic, reality shattering mind reading and hilarious mayhem. A night where impossibilities are brought to life right in front of your eyes.

With a combined 40-plus years in the art of magic, Collins and Dobell have traveled from Las Vegas to South Korea performing their award winning shows for audiences and companies such as the NFL, Sony Electronics and Carnival Cruise Lines. Now it’s your turn to see the best magic has to offer!

To buy tickets and to view a video trailer, please visit