Join Chicks With Hits For An Acoustic Guitar Pull

Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss sit down in Clayton for a good, old-fashioned acoustic guitar pull at The Clayton Center on Thursday, October 19, at 8 PM. The Chicks With Hits bring us their best-loved songs from their legendary careers.

You might be asking, “What’s a guitar pull?” The guitar pull is a southern tradition where a small group of musicians sits around and takes turns playing songs on a guitar. The “pull” part comes from the assumption that there was only one guitar among the group, so one may have to “pull” it away from another musician to get a turn.

It’s not likely that these Nashville stars will be pulling guitars from one another, but they will be pulling out all the stops to bring us an entertaining and memorable show. We expect tickets for this show to sell quickly, so get yours early. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, September 6, at 10 AM.

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SHOW ONLY Tickets Added For Shana Tucker This Thursday

Shana Tucker is so popular that we are adding a Show-Only ticket for her performance here at The Clayton Center this Thursday, August 24, at 7:30 PM.

Limited tickets for our season kick-off party sold out on Friday. So, we are adding a Show Only ticket — because we want everyone experience Shana’s awesome talent.

The Show Only tickets can be purchased online or through the Box Office at 919-553-1737. These tickets are available for Will Call only, and can be picked up only at the Box Office beginning at 7 PM Thursday. So come on out and join us for some great music by Shana Tucker this Thursday.

Clayton Couple Named Scene Stealers Of The Year

Stan and Vicki Hole of Clayton were named The Clayton Center’s Scene Stealer volunteers of the year for the 2016-17 Palladian Series season. Stan and Vicki, who volunteer as greeters, ushers and ticket scanners at shows throughout the season, were honored at the annual Scene Stealer Appreciation dinner held at The Clayton Center on Thursday, August 3.

All of the Scene Stealers who were active throughout the season were treated to dinner and tickets to Clayton Youth Theater’s production of Little Shop Of Horrors.

The Scene Stealers are a dedicated group of volunteers who work as greeters, ushers and ticket takers and who pass out programs and assist with concessions during events at the Clayton venue.

The Scene Stealer of the Year – chosen each year by the staff of The Clayton Center – is recognized for a commitment to ensuring that our patrons have an enjoyable experience when they attend an event at The Clayton Center.

Stan and Vicki are pictured at right with Scene Stealer coordinator and CYT director Nikki Dyke.

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Shout Out To The Scene Stealers

As we near the final show in our 2016-17 Palladian Series, we want to give a shout out to The Clayton Center’s Scene Stealers. The Scene Stealers are a dedicated group of volunteers committed to providing our patrons with an enjoyable experience when they attend a Palladian Series show or other special event.

These individuals work as greeters, ushers and ticket takers; they distribute programs; and they assist with concessions during our shows. All of the staff at The Clayton Center are grateful for the volunteers — the show truly would not go on without them!

The Clayton Center established the Scene Stealers during the 2004 season, and the group has continued to thrive ever since.

So, if you are looking for a way to become more involved in the community, or if you would just like to get out and meet a wonderful group of people, The Clayton Center’s Scene Stealers may be for you. You can complete a registration form here, or send an email to eventinfo@townofclaytonnc.org.

 

All Laughs Really Do Matter

The Blackpack – three very funny African-American comedians – bring their show, All Laughs Matter, to The Clayton Center stage on Friday, January 20, at 8 PM. And while the Blackpack’s theme is a good-natured, often brutally honest look at our national political spectrum, the show’s title highlights a universal truth: All laughs matter because laughter is good medicineClayton Center laugh.

That’s right, research shows that laughter really is good for your health. Laughter relaxes the body, boosts the immune system, protects the heart, diffuses anger, burns calories and best of all, may even help you to live longer. A study in Norway found that people with a strong sense of humor outlived those who don’t laugh as much.

You can read more about the benefits of a good belly laugh at healthguide.org Then, make plans to enjoy more laughs at The Clayton Center. Tickets to The Blackpack are on sale now. In March, we also present Lawn and Disorder, relationship comedy based on everyday life. We care about our patrons, so we are doing our part to help you laugh your way through 2017!