Workin' On Commission Rocks The House ... Sat. January 25!

Click on the image above to see WOC rehearsing for the concert!

The Kay Yow Concert Series continues at the Mann Center of North Carolina, when Sanford’s very own rock & roll favorites Workin’ On Commission take the stage on Saturday night January 25 at 7pm. It’ll really be a “Saturday Night Special” — filled with all your classic rock favorites. Get your tickets today!

He’s called The Funniest Man In America with good reason!  In this classic standup comedy from James Gregory, learn about James’ thoughts about workout centers.

Events At The Mann Center

Join us for an incredible lineup of outstanding entertainment in 2020. From outrageous stand-up comedy with the legendary James Gregory, to a diverse range of live music, see it all at the Mann Center of North Carolina.  Get your tickets today!

Sanford's Performance, Arts & Community Center

The Mann Center of North Carolina is a non-profit Performance, Arts & Community Center located in Sanford, NC in Lee County.  In addition to hosting productions in our 300-seat auditorium, we have over 20 office spaces, a conference room, and a multi-use room available for rent. The Mann Center is also home to several local non-profit organizations.

From our origins as a public school building, to our present-day role as a community resource for all Lee County residents, the Mann Center is proud to play a contributing role in enhancing the exceptional quality of life we enjoy in Sanford and Lee County.

To schedule an event, rent an office or learn more about upcoming activities at the Mann Center, please contact us at 919-775-5273, or by email at

Upcoming Events

Workin’ On Commission


Workin’ On Commission

7:00 pm

Sanford’s very own Workin’ On Commission takes the Mann Center stage on Saturday night January 25 for a house rockin’ show...

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James Gregory


James Gregory

7:30 pm

He’s The Funniest Man in America and he’s making his triumphant return to Sanford! Enjoy the standup comedy genius of James Gregory on...

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Valentines Sweet Heart Pageant


Valentines Sweet Heart Pageant

12:00 pm

The Mann Center of North Carolina hosts the Valentines Sweet Heart Pageant on Sunday February 23 from noon to 3pm.  Plan to attend and to support...

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Interested in rental space for an event or your business/organization?
The Mann Center has indoor and outdoor space available.

Phone: (919) 775-5273