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What's Happening at the Garner Performing Arts Center

Garner Performing Arts Center
If you are considering a move to the area and will be spending time in town looking into Garner homes for sale, attending some local events can really help you get a feel for the community. The Garner Performing Arts Center is a great place to start. This center is located in a historic building, constructed in 1923, that was once the local high school and then became an elementary school before falling into disuse.

In 2006, its historic auditorium was extensively renovated into a modern performance venue and given new life as the Garner Performing Arts Center, a facility dedicated to preserving the arts and being of service to its community. As such, it hosts a wide variety of events year-round, and we'll outline some upcoming events here.

If you'll be in the Garner area at the start of the new year, here are some larger events happening in January and beyond at the Garner Performing Arts Center:

  • Garner's MLK Celebration, Jan. 20
    Hosted annually by the Garner Performing Arts Center, Garner's MLK Celebration focuses on the life and teachings of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Attendees can look forward to an evening of entertainment, including performances by the Wake Baptist Grove Youth Choir and the Creech Road Elementary School Chorus, among others.

  • Jeff Kready, Jan. 26
    This event features a performance by Broadway star Jeff Kready. A top young leading man in the Great White Way, Kready has is currently performing in "Tootsie," and has distinguished himself in other top Broadway productions, including "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Billy Elliott," and "Les Miserables," among many others.

  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Feb. 9
    Known as the "Queen of Bluegrass," Rhonda Vincent is an award-winning performer backed by an award-winning group of musicians. Between them, they hold more than 80 awards, including a fistful awarded by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Attendees will be treated to a performance that is a unique blend of contemporary sounds and authentic bluegrass traditions.

  • Mike Farris, March 2
    This event features a performance by Grammy Award winner Mike Farris, a Roots Gospel performer who will present his original material, as well as his famous interpretations of traditional gospel music. His musical style is described as funky, danceable, blues-rock with New Orleans swagger and vintage Memphis soul.

  • Duty, March 8, 9
    The fifth installment of a series of plays about the local community, "Duty" explores the many ways the community, which lost eight men in the Vietnam conflict, was and still is affected by the Vietnam era.

The events listed above represent just a few highlights of the many events and happenings that are presented by the Garner Performing Arts Center. If you're interested in finding out more about the community or in buying or selling a home in the Garner area, please contact us. Our real estate agents are always happy to put their extensive knowledge and experience to work for new, potential or existing residents.


Nine Garner Neighborhoods You Don't Want to Miss

Living in Garner, NC

Located just a few minutes south of Raleigh, the town of Garner, NC has long been a popular place to call home in the area. Garner has seen a surge in growth over recent years, both in terms of population and amenities available within the community. There are plenty of great Garner neighborhoods to choose from, and each has something unique to offer. Our real estate agents have all the details on nine of the top Garner neighborhoods to call home.

Nine Garner Neighborhoods You Don't Want to Miss

  1. Adam's Point
    Located just off I-40, Adam's Point is a great neighborhood to call home if you're looking for a community with easy access to shopping and entertainment. Adam's Point is just a short drive from the White Oak Shopping Center, which features all of your favorite chains in one convenient location. You'll find plenty of homes on wooded lots in Adam's Point, offering both privacy and attractive natural scenery.

  2. Chadbourne
    Looking for a centrally located neighborhood, with easy access to other nearby communities? Chadbourne offers easy access to highways 42 and 50, which make for a quick commute to Raleigh and other communities in the area. Within Chadbourne, you'll find a wide selection of custom homes with ample outdoor space, along with a community pool and tennis court.

  3. Cleveland Bluffs
    Cleveland Bluffs is a great example of the growth that Garner has seen in recent decades, with tons of amenities and beautiful homes to choose from in the community. Choose from a wide selection of floor plans to customize your home, or shop for attractive homes that are ready for you to move in right now. Cleveland Bluffs offers a community pool, fitness center, and clubhouse, so it's a great place to stay active.

  4. Clifford Grove
    Searching for a neighborhood that offers the best of both worlds? Clifford Grove is located just a short drive from downtown Raleigh and offers a ton to do outdoors close to home. The community offers more than 350 acres of parks, along with attractive homes located on generous lots.

  5. Creekside
    With home layouts and prices that will make families smile, Creekside is a popular neighborhood to call home in Garner. You'll find a diverse selection of single-family homes in the community, along with easy access to both downtown Garner and Lake Benson. Downtown Raleigh is also just a short drive from Creekside, so you'll always have something fun to do close to home.

  6. Kyndal
    Looking for homes that offer great bang for your buck in the Garner area? Kyndal offers some of the most affordable homes in Garner, and you get a ton in return for your investment when you move to this neighborhood. Explore a wide range of floor plans which include the latest amenities for your home. You'll also find a community pool and playground located close to home in Kyndal.

  7. Mason Park
    Choose from a huge selection of appealing custom floor plans in the popular Mason Park neighborhood in the Johnston County School District. Amenities include the Garner Performing Arts Center, which offers both world-class performances and opportunities for the community to get involved with the arts.

  8. Summerwind Plantation
    With easy access to all of the amenities around Garner and homes that are priced to sell, the small neighborhood of Summerwind Plantation has plenty to offer. This conveniently located community offers an easy commute to Raleigh, Clayton, and points beyond, along with ample attractions close to home.

  9. Turner Farms
    There are many fairly new neighborhoods on our list, but Turner Farms is an exception. This is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Garner and has been for many years. You'll find a mix of new construction and renovated older homes on the market in Turner Farms, with prices to fit every budget. If you're looking for a home with natural scenery, this is a great neighborhood to find it.

Are you ready to start your search for Garner homes for sale with the help of a real estate team that truly knows the community? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes throughout the Garner, NC area.

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