Performing Arts

Our Performing Arts Series for 2014 – 2015 is now underway. See the events scheduled below. Tickets may be purchased online (click on “Tickets” in the menu above) or at one of these locations:

  • Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce, 203 W Church St., Swansboro NC
  • Swansboro Recreation Center, 830 Main Street Extension, Swansboro NC
  • Emerald Isle Wine Market, 9102 Coast Guard Rd., Emerald Isle, NC

Thank you to our 2014-2015 sponsors!


A Christmas Carol – 7 pm Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 – Jacksonville
poster for A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Ring in the most wonderful time of the year with Legacy Theater’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. This classic Charles Dickens novella has been adapted for the stage by Erika Hose in a beautiful telling of this famous story. The story centers on Ebenezer Scrooge, a penny-pinching miser who cares nothing for the people around him, least of all his hopelessly downtrodden employee Bob Cratchit and infectiously optimistic nephew, Fred.

Legacy has a brand new cast, a new theater, new sets and costumes, new music but the same beautiful story that will have you proclaiming “God bless us, everyone!”

This performance is exclusively for Seaside Arts Council members and their guests at the special SAC rate ($10 members/$15 non-members).  Seating is limited.

Legacy’s theater is located at 2442 Onslow Dr., Jacksonville, NC.

Bland Simpson – 2 pm Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 – Assembly Room
Bland Simpson

Bland Simpson
Photo: Ann Cary Simpson


Bland Simpson, Kenan Distinguished Professor at UNC – Chapel Hill and longtime pianist of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers, has written such books about eastern Carolina as Into the Sound Country, Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals, and The Coasts of Carolina and collaborated on the musicals King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, Diamond Studs, and Kudzu. He regularly covers N.C. rivers and waterways for UNC TV’s Our State. Look forward to an afternoon of stories and songs!

Valentine's Day Dinner with Jazz

Blue Moon Jazz – 6:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 – Community Room
Blue Moon Jazz

Blue Moon Jazz


Blue Moon Jazz, with Bob Tyson (sax), Tony Ray (keyboard), Glenwood Pointe (drums), and Carlo Rouse (acoustic/electric bass & more), has been performing jazz standards and modern jazz for the past ten years. Individually, however, the group’s experience spans decades. Blue Moon Jazz has performed in many local area events. New Bern’s popular jazz vocalist, John Van Dyke, will be joining them for a very special Valentine’s Day evening performance.

Dinner by Icehouse Waterfront Restaurant

Special pricing for this event: $20/each for Members; $25/each for Non-members

Exhibitor: JoyLin Photography

Spring 2015

Comedy/Tragedy masks


Live theater event. What will it be? Musical, mystery, comedy, drama? One thing for sure, it will be LIVE!
Check back here for details by the end of 2014.

Exhibitor: Kreeker Kreations


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