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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sanford Entertainment News

There always seems to be something going on in Sanford! In addition to community events, family activities, performances at our schools, and happenings at our many parks and outdoor facilities, Sanford has an active and talented arts and entertainment scene.

The Temple Theatre is Carolina’s Center for the Performing Arts. Since 1984, the theatre has presented hundreds of shows of all types, including their annual main stage Broadway-styled shows, live music concerts, stand-up comedians, touring acts and much more.  The Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center holds many events throughout the year that range from bingo nights and karate matches. to regional conferences and community activities. The Lee County Community Orchestra is another community gem. For three decades, LCCO has provided several free concerts.  It’s performers and audience members both cover a full age range.

We invite you to visit this section of the Welcome To Sanford website on a regular basis, for the latest news on community entertainment.

Lee County 6 Day Forecast

Classic Nashville Roadshow Returns To Sanford

One of the Temple Theatre's most popular entertainment franchises, The Classic Nashville Roadshow, is making another return visit to Sanford. This year's stage show musical, Classic Nashville Roadshow, Part II reprises classic country hits...

Special Delivery! Meet 2018’s First CCH Arrival

It didn't take long into the new year for our community to welcome our newest resident.  Adriana made her grand entrance on January 1, 2018 at Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital at 3:52am.  She weighs...

Broadway AVID Students Educate State Educators

For second straight year, Broadway Elementary School's AVID program has earned the attention of educators from other parts of North Carolina.  AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a program that helps students close the achievement...

Quail Ridge Golf Is Back: Better Than Par For The Course

Sanford's popular and long-standing Golf Club at Quail Ridge is open for business and attracting plenty of old fans and new converts. The course was designed by Ellis Maples and opened in 1967. In...

Student Coders Busy At Work At Lee County Schools

Schools throughout Lee County recently participated in Computer Science Education Week through The Hour of Code initiative, which gives people of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to learn and practice computer coding. Two notable...

Sanford Ranks #1 In US For National Night Out Activities

The City of Sanford's long-standing history of national leadership in the National Night Out community engagement program has written another chapter, with the announcement of Sanford's standing as "best in the nation" in its...

“Sign Of The Times” . . . Ghosts Coming To Downtown Sanford!

The City of Sanford's Public Arts Sub-Committee is moving beyond its popular Mural Arts Program, by adding "Ghost Signs" to the downtown visitor experience.  Ghost signs, sometimes referred to as fading ads, are old...

Adcock Christmas Cam Showcases Downtown Holiday Sights

Adcock & Associates Real Estate & Auction has unveiled a new "Christmas Cam," to allow local Lee County residents and other interested observers to enjoy the holiday sights of downtown Sanford. The webcam is...

Enjoy the Broadway Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 9

South Main Street is the place to be as the Town of Broadway celebrates its annual Christmas Parade on Saturday December 9 from 10am to 4pm. Sponsored by the Broadway Lions Club, this much...

Sparkles & Spirits Celebrates Artists & Holidays Dec 2

Sanford residents and visitors have a great opportunity to ring in the holidays, support a great local organization and celebrate our dynamic arts community with the Sparkles & Spirits Holiday Festival, taking place Saturday...