What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with The Celtic Tenors — one of the most successful classical crossover artists ever to emerge from Ireland. The Tenors bring their fresh and invigorating style to The Clayton Center on Saturday, March 15, at 8 PM. The trio’s breathtaking voices and undeniable Celtic charm have won them critical acclaim the world over, including right here in Clayton when appeared here in February 2007. The Tenors return to blend their voices beautifully as they flow effortlessly between styles that range from classical and folk to Irish and pop.
The Miss Capital City Scholarship Pageant will host several events on Saturday, March 8. The new Miss Capital City’s Outstanding Little Miss court will be crowned at the Clayton Center at 1:00 PM, and within just a few hours the Miss Capital City and Miss Capital City’s Outstanding Teen pageants will take place. The evening pageant begin at 7:00 PM. Please be sure to mention the name of the contestant you’re supporting when you place your ticket order.
Students from the East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club will present “Beauty and the Beast” on Thursday and Friday, March 13 and 14, at 7:00 PM. Tickets to the shows are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets may be purchased by calling the school at 919-550-5311.
A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage as East Carolina University’s Storybook Theatre presents Schoolhouse Rock Live!
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series—Schoolhouse Rock—is making a comeback, teaching a whole new generation about history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, catchy songs. So treat your children to such beloved Schoolhouse Rock songs as “Just A Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction,” Schoolhouse Rock Live! is fun for all ages!
For more than two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt untucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. That trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory’s comedy: rib-tickling reflections on life from the front porch. and, it’s Southern storytelling at its best.