Events At The Mann Center

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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

Lee County Cultural Arts Expo


Lee County Cultural Arts Expo

11:00 am

Visit the Mann for a full day of entertainment, exhibits and activities at the inaugural Lee County Cultural Arts Expo on Saturday, September 28...

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NC Revelers – Big Band Salute


NC Revelers – Big Band Salute

7:30 pm

The NC Revelers Orchestra, featuring the best music of the Big Band Era and modern classics from the Great American Songbook, make their...

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Festival Latino


Festival Latino

10:00 am

Join us on Saturday, October 5 from 10am to 3pm for this FREE international celebration at the Mann Center!  Presented by El Refugio, Festival...

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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