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 performance hall, 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

Visit the Mann Center of North Carolina throughout 2022 for a full selection of enjoyable entertainment.  We’re proud of our diverse calendar of events, featuring a wide range of concerts, comedy acts and touring productions, as well as the best in local live activities, such as fashion events, talent shows, live music and theatrical presentations.

You’ll find a full selection of live entertainment to enjoy in our 300-seat performance hall.  We encourage you to follow us on Facebook and bookmark the Mann Center of North Carolina website to stay up-to-date on the latest event announcements and ticket information.

We’ll see you at The Mann!

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

Phone: (919) 775-5273