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Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events at the Swain Arts Center

MUSIC    DANCE    DRAMA    WORKSHOP    SCHOOL    COMMUNITY

THU JAN

24

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966)

SUN JAN

27

Scott Ainslie / Reggie Harris - Long Time Comin'

2 musicians on stage Ainslie and Harris 2:30 pm. $10 per person. Long Time Comin’ takes its name from Sam Cooke’s striking “Change Is Gonna Come” and refers to both the spirit and the content of the extraordinary dialogue that takes place between these two friends – a white bluesman and a black folksinger. Ainslie and Harris come at the music, the history, and the realities of race in America from different perspectives and arrive at the same place.

MON JAN

28

Scott Ainslie / Reggie Harris - Long Time Comin'

Grades 10-12, 9:20 am; Grade 9, 10:40 am; and Grades 6-8, 1:00 pm. (see Sunday, Jan 27 for description).

SUN FEB

17

Swain County Schools Faculty & Staff Showcase

2:30 pm. $10 per person.Enjoy the visual, performing and culinary arts talents of Swain County Schools faculty and staff.

TUE FEB

19

Doug Berky, Solo Physical Theater

Doug Berky storyteller with painted masksGrades 3-5, 10:15 am; Grades K-2, 12:30 am.

Using the illusion of the mime, the antics of the clown, the transformation of his own handmade, original and exquisite masks, the suspense of a good story and the excitement of improv, Doug Berky inspires both laughter and reflection.

THU FEB

28

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
Casablanca (1942)

SAT MAR

9

Children's Art Festival

Billy Jonas with guitar, drum and bells6:00 pm. Best of Grade Award ($20) for each grade. Three Honorable Mention Awards ($10) for each grade.

Free concert for all K-5 students in Swain County and their families, featuring Billy Jonas. Jonas performs spirited music for all ages using voice, guitar, and industrial re-percussion - homemade creations of buckets and barrels, keys and cans, bells and body percussion. 

THU MAR

21

Preview of Spring Musical

Grades 10-12, 9:20 am; Grade 9, 10:15 am; and Grades 6-8, 1:10 pm. Musical to be announced.

FRI-SUN

MAR

22- 24

School Musical

Time and title to be announced.

FRI -SUN

MAR

29- 31

School Musical

Time and title to be announced.

THU MAR

28

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
Jaws (1975)

TUE APR

23

Roger Day, Children's Music

Roger Day, musician with guitarBright Adventures, 10:00 am.

Roger Day writes and performs award-winning children’s music that tickles the imagination with infectious tunes and rhythms and inspiring characters. Roger Day's concerts are action-filled and he keeps his young audiences involved and captivated

THU APR

25

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
Bridge Over The River Kwai (1957)

THU MAY

2

East Elementary Spring Chorus Concert

6:00 pm. $3 admission.

TUE MAY

7

SCHS Spring Band Concert

6:30 pm. Free admission.

THU MAY

9

SCHS Spring Chorus Concert

6:30 pm. Free admission.

SAT MAY

11

Swain Arts Enrichment Spring Concert

6:00 pm. $2 admission.

TUE MAY

14

Swain Middle School Spring Choral Concert

6:30 pm. Free admission.

THU MAY

16

Swain Middle School Band Concert

6:30 pm. Free admission.

THU JUN

27

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
A Man For All Seasons (1967) Best Picture Winner.
There will also be a demonstration by the SCA in Early Tudor cloghint

THU JLY

25

Classic Film Series

6:00 pm. Free admission. Popcorn and beverages available for a donation.
To Hell And Back (1955)