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Dan + Claudia Zanes: Songs of Streets and Sunshine — Brooklyn

Virtual Event

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsVIRTUAL EVENTDan + Claudia Zanes introduce young people to songs and the stories behind them while providing creative ideas to help everyone find their way inside the music. The videos are uplifting and interactive; part concert, part history lesson; part music class, part campfire sing-along dance […]

ArtsPower Theater on Demand: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Virtual Event

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsVIRTUAL EVENTArtsPower’s beloved Laura Ingalls Wilder chronicles the exciting adventures of the Ingalls family as they travel across the prairie in search of a little house to call home. Based on Wilder’s own childhood experiences, this original, one-act musical delights young audiences with the adventures of […]

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQs**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED** Due to unfortunate circumstances affecting the artists, the full tour of Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas has been canceled. This includes the APPlause! and Schaefer Center Presents performances scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Schaefer Center for […]

Event Canceled

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED** Due to unfortunate circumstances affecting the artists, the full tour of Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas has been canceled. This includes the APPlause! and Schaefer Center Presents performances scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Below is the personal statement issued […]

Event Canceled

Short Play Festival

I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

Thursday, December 1 at 7pmFriday, December 2 at 7pmSaturday, December 3 at 7pmSunday, December 4 at 2pm Greer Studio Theatre Free admission, Limited seating As part of a Stage Directing Techniques course, junior and senior class students stage two evenings of short plays. These works are funny, eccentric, thought-provoking, and moving -— it’s a grab […]

30th Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Mark your calendars and get your tickets for the 30th Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert! The concert is coordinated by Dr. Stephen Hopkins, Professor of Choral Music and Director of Choral Activities. For 30 years, it has been an annual tradition to usher in the holiday season in the High Country. Visit music.appstate.edu/holiday for more information and a list of concert sponsors.LOCATION: Schaefer […]

Symphony Band

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Wind Ensemble

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Pierce Freelon: Black to the Future

Virtual Event

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsVIRTUAL EVENTFollowing his critically acclaimed debut children’s album D.a.D. in 2020, Pierce Freelon’s Grammy-nominated 2021 recording, Black to the Future (ages 5+), features elements of Afrofuturism, Black history, and archival voices to touch on imagination, arts, family and time-travel through a Black lens. Explore consent culture, […]

Mavis Staples

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

photos by Myriam Santos“I’m the messenger,” Mavis Staples said on the eve of her 80th birthday. “That’s my job — it has been for my whole life — and I can’t just give up while the struggle’s still alive. We’ve got more work to do, so I’m going to keep on getting stronger and keep […]

A Fable for Now

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

by Wei Yu-Chia; translated by Jeremy TiangDirected by Kin-Yan Szeto Wednesday March 1 at 7pmThursday, March 2 at 7pmFriday, March 3 at 7pmSaturday, March 4 at 7pmSunday, March 5 at 2pm Valborg Theatre Students $10, Faculty/Staff $15, Adults $17A Fable for Now is a satirical and allegorical fable about the present and future of the […]

Jessie van Eerden and Thorpe Moeckel

This event is co-sponsored by Appalachian Journal and The Schaefer Center Presents series Novelist Jessie van Eerden and Poet Thorpe MoeckelA West Virginia native, Jessie van Eerden holds a BA in English from West Virginia University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in The Oxford American, River Teeth, Image, Bellingham […]

Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

The hilarious, true story behind one of America’s most beloved TV comedies.  L.A. Theatre Works — Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom tells the hilariously true behind-the-scenes story of I Love Lucy. Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer – son of the show’s creator, Jess Oppenheimer – spins this witty tale […]

KODO Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsKodo One Earth Tour 2023: TSUZUMI Kodo’s school program is a cultural and musical experience, designed to allow students to feel the sound of the Japanese taiko drum with their whole body. The students will get a chance to learn about who Kodo is as traveling […]

Ricardo Nazario-Colón

This event is co-sponsored by Appalachian Journal and The Schaefer Center Presents series 2023 Juanita Tobin Memorial Reading Dr. Ricardo Nazario-Colón was born in the South Bronx, New York City, and raised in the Highlands of Puerto Rico. He lives in the Appalachian region of North Carolina, where he works as the inaugural Chief Diversity […]