Performing Arts

NC Arts Council celebrates 50 years!

NC Arts Council provides public funding for arts.

Our indoor season began October 21st!

Below is the schedule for the entire season.


Completed shows are moved to the bottom of the page.

Tickets are available online using the Ticket page or link in the sidebar. 


Jack Ketner Art Show

Saturday, January 26 – 7:00 pm

You’ve enjoyed his fiddle for years, now come out to see his original, complex depictions of coastal life and music. Peruse the art while tasting the latest offerings at Bogue Sound Distillery, 108 Bogue Commercial Dr., Newport. Complimentary appetizers. Music by Robert Gasperson.

FREE admission.  No ticket needed.



Malpass Brothers
Presented by National Dodge

Saturday, February 9 – 7:00 pm

Brothers Christopher and Taylor Malpass blend traditional country music with a bluegrass influence at Swansboro Town Hall, 601 W. Corbett Ave. Seating will be limited – get your tickets in advance!

Complimentary appetizers and cash bar.

Members $25, Non-members $30


Sip & Paint by the Sea

Sunday, April 7 – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a step-by-step painting class taught by Peggy Poe at Bake Bottle & Brew at 147 Front St., Swansboro. All materials included; take home your masterpiece! 21 & Over. Complimentary appetizers and cash bar.

Members $35, Non-members $40


Completed Shows

Art Show, Social & Sale
Sunday, Oct 21 – 3:00-5:00 pm

Artists participating in “From the Sound to Sea Paint Out 2018” will be displaying and selling their work on the patio of The Trading Post, 8032 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle.
Complimentary appetizers and cash bar.
Music by Justin Castellano.
FREE admission.


Sunday, Nov 11 – 1:00 pm

By popular request, this acoustic duo is returning to perform their signature two-part vocal harmonies performing songs of being young, growing old and making peace with the passage of time.
Due to hurricane Florence, the Mullet Festival in Swansboro was postponed to Nov. 10-11. We’ve donated this concert to play at the Pug Pavilion on Sunday during this festival at 1:00 pm. (The Pug Pavilion is the outdoor pavilion at Old Towne Square on corner of Front St. and Church St., Swansboro NC. It’s where the SwanFest concerts are held.)


Christmas Bingo with DJ Deaf Ears

Sunday, December 2 – 3:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of bingo with a seasonal spin at Swansboro Town Hall, 601 W. Corbett Ave. Cash and prizes! Complimentary appetizers. 18 & Older.

Members $20, Non-members $25  — Pay at the door!