Upcoming Events

Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) Jr. Performers Present Jack and Lil’ and the Beanstalk Written by Kathryn Schultz Miller

A performance for the young and young at heart! Come away with us to the Appalachian Mountains for a foot stompin’, toe tappin’ retelling of a folk story classic. Be prepared to be swept up into the action and adventure as we join Jack and his sister, Lil’, on a magical journey up the beanstalk. $10/Adults, $8/ Children, Students and Seniors. Tickets can be purchased at auburnact.org. Ticket info. line: (334) 246-1084.

Age(s)              Day(s)              Date(s)                                                 Time                Location


Production:     MRFSA            9/30, 10/1, 10/2, 10/4, 10/7, & 10/8        6:30 p.m.          JDCAC                                                                                                               

Matinee:                                  10/2 & 10/9                                           4 p.m.



Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) Presents All Together Now!

MTI’s All Together Now! Is a brand-new, never-been-seen Broadway Musical Review. Some of the most beloved songs of the musical theatre catalog have been selected to celebrate the return to live theatre. Musical Theatre International, the publishing company for many of the musicals around the world since 1952, has brought together songs from  iconic musicals throughout the years. Some of the renowned authors contributing to this review include Steven Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked) Ahrens & Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on this Island, Seussical,) Alain Boublil (Les Miserables, Miss Saigon,) Tim Minchin (Matilda)  Jonathan Larson (Rent) Marc Shaiman &Scott Whittman (Hairspray!) Lerner& Lowe (My Fair Lady,) Strouse & Charnin (Annie,) The Disney Theatrical Group, and many more. Come and experience the magic of musical theatre! $15/Adults, $12/Students and Seniors. Tickets can be purchased at auburnact.org. Ticket info. line: (334) 246-1084.

Age(s)                          Day(s)              Date(s)               Time                 Location

12+                                                                                                      JDCAC

Performances:                        FSA                 11/12 & 11/13  7 p.m.

Matinee:                      SU                   11/14               2 p.m.  


Orchestra at the Oaks

This October, the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) in partnership with the Auburn Downtown Merchants Association will present Orchestra at the Oaks, a concert featuring the Auburn Community Orchestra (ACO). This event will be held an evening in Oct. at 6 p.m. The concert will be outdoors, with the orchestra performing classical favorites on the Tiger’s Paw at Toomer’s Corner.
The ACO welcomes back Music Director and Conductor Richard Prior, a native of Great Britain who has been directing and conducting orchestras in Georgia for over 25 years. Under his direction, the ACO will provide Auburn residents and visitors an expertly rehearsed and enthusiastically prepared concert at Toomer’s Corner. This event is something the Auburn community will not want to miss! Invite friends and family to enjoy another lovely evening on The Plains. For more information, please contact the JDCAC at (334) 501-2963. FREE to the public.
Age(s)                    Day(s)                     Date(s)                   Time                       Location
R                              10/14                     6 p.m.                      DTWN


15th Annual Holiday Art Sale

The Auburn Arts Association, Auburn Parks & Recreation and Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will host the 15th annual Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, November 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Local artists will be selling paintings, pottery, stained glass, photography, cards, jewelry, hats, scarves and much more! If you would like to sell your work, applications will be available on the Auburn Arts Association website beginning Monday, October 4. A limited number of exhibition spaces are available, so be sure to download your application! To download an application, please visit www.auburnarts.org.  For more information, please contact the Arts Center at (334) 501-2944. FREE to the public.

Age(s)                    Day(s)                     Date(s)                   Time                       Location
SA                           11/20                     9 a.m. – 4 p.m.         JDCAC, HC & FBRC


Polar Express Holiday Celebration
All aboard the Polar Express! Children ages 12 and under are invited to hop aboard the Polar Express on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. The “train” will depart at 9 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts, sweet treats, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and much more! Children are encouraged to wear their favorite holiday pajamas while they participate in indoor and outdoor activities. Children under 7 are required to be accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Adults planning to participate with children must also purchase a ticket. The cost is $15/person for participants 24 months and older. Children under the age of 23 months are FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket. Tickets may only be purchased online through Active.com. Tickets for the event will go on sale Monday, Nov. 1. You can get more information and access the registration site by visiting auburnalabama.org/arts. There will be a credit card and convenience fee of 6.25% added when purchasing tickets online. A limited number of tickets are available. For more information, contact the Arts Center at (334) 501-2963.
Age(s)              Day(s)              Date(s)             Time                                               Location
12 & under      
SA                    12/4                  9 a.m., noon & 2:30 p.m.               JDCAC


For more information about the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center or any upcoming exhibits and events, you can follow the Auburn Arts Association on Facebook as well as visit www.auburnalabama.org/arts.

Visit the Membership section today to find out how you can become part of the Auburn Arts Association and stay up-to-date on all arts events!

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