1102 Columbus Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Phone: (334) 745-6331
Fax: (334) 749-3933
Opelika Center for the Performing Arts is adjacent to Southern Union State Community College. It is a performance space for the East Alabama Arts and is a part of the Opelika High School. This beautiful facility has 1100 seats that give a good view of the stage. It has hosted international orchestras, Broadway productions, ballet and dance shows, and famous entertainers like Roseanne Cash, Shirley Horn and John Pizarelli.
Arts Center promotes community participation in theatre, dance, and art by providing classes, performances, and events.
Named after Ralph Jordan and Clifford Leroy Hare, Jordan Hare Stadium is the first stadium named after a coach. With a seating capacity of over 87,000, it's the tenth largest on-campus stadium in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Here you will get to see the best of American football, so come to this ballpark and watch the Auburn Tigers get dirty.
Auburn University's 9,600 seat basketball facility features a high-definition scoreboard and 12 private suites. The 12,000 square foot space is also ideal for banquets and other community events. Visit the website for more details.
Garrett-Bullock House is located in Columbus, Georgia. The 1881-mansion was built in the Queen Anne style of architecture by Confederate Colonel Joseph S. Garrett. The house is rented out for use for wedding ceremonies and private parties. It got listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 1980.
Rankin Gardens and Atrium are two separate event venues which are used for hosting large scale events. The garden is a sprawling interior courtyard space, ideal for weddings and other private celebration. Spread across 5000 square feet (465 square meters), the courtyard has a small elevated stage on one end. Although smaller that the gardens, the atrium is suited for more intimate events such as cocktail receptions, parties and more. For more information, call ahead or visit their website.
This popular theater located inside the RiverCenter plays host to a variety of events throughout the year. The theater features thee distinct spaces, the orchestra, mezzanine and balcony and has a capacity of 2,000. From acting workshops, broadway shows, to symphony concerts and festivals, the Bill Heard Theatre is a haven for all theater lovers.
A National Historic Landmark since 1975, this spectacular, red plush-and-gilt theater was built by Francis Joseph Springer, an immigrant from Alsace, and was opened in 1871. This opera house operates today as a working theater which presents year-round entertainment on two stages, as well as offers formal theater training and educational programming.
Considered one of the Southeast's premier musical ensembles, this symphony was founded in 1855 and it was the third symphony formed in the nation. The symphony performs a full season of classical and contemporary music at the Bill Heard Theatre which seats 2,000 and provides a state-of-the-art visual and acoustical experience.
Located on the Veterans Parkway, Front Porch Of The South is a treasure trove for avid antique collectors in the city. Considered to be one of the biggest indoor markets in this part of Georgia, it comprises several shopping booths which are spread across four sections, covering a total space of over 130,000 square feet (12,077 square meters). Visit the market to pick up some rare finds and creative table-top collectibles. Apart from the market, the Front Porch Of The South is also home to a massive event center, which is used for hosting concerts, auctions, parties, meetings and other events. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
The Plughouse is the home base of the Plug Uglies, an organization dedicated to music. The facility is equipped with good acoustics and hosts local and touring bands regularly. Some of their previous listings are Burn Them at the Stakes, Measure for Measure, Expire and Restless Streets.
First-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand.