1415 J.K. Powell Blvd
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: (910) 641-0644
Fax: (910) 641-3715
Located on the campus of University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the Givens Performing Arts Center is a premier venue for performances of all kinds in Pembroke and surrounding areas. Since it opened, over 35 years ago, this venue has been the host of some very memorable performances, and hosts everything from dance shows to concerts, opera, and theatrical performances. Do see the website for information on upcoming shows and other details.
Carmike Colonial Twelve is located in the Colonial Mall on Route 17 South. The theater is usually clean, and you can hear other movies in adjacent theaters only if they are very loud. Some seats rock; some have drink holders. Visit the concession stand and make sure to get there early enough to catch the previews!
Locals and visitors seeking a non-smoking venue for humor and a fun night out should visit this comedy club. The two hour shows feature three comedians, and sometimes you can even purchase live set DVDs by the performers as souvenirs. Patrons are required to purchase two food or drink items during the show, but prices are reasonable. Light fare such as pizza and sandwiches is also available. Discount coupons can be found in visitor pamphlets from the visitor center or local newspaper.
Enjoy a four-course meal while watching a spectacular show with colorful fighting pirates searching for treasure. A full-scale ship on a real lagoon is the stage for all the action, which includes acrobatics, lighting effects, sounds and pyrotechnics. A Dolly Parton company, it's located in the former Dixie Stampede arena next to the Carolina Opry Theater. Diners are not to be left out either, as they become participants cheering their crew on. The purchase of a Pirates Voyage ticket can be combined with either Wonderworks or Ripley's Aquarium for special rates. Show times and dates vary; check the online schedule or call for more information.
The Carolina Theater's Home Production, the Carolina Opry is consistently rated as one of the premier shows to catch while in town. This high-octane dance, comedy and singing jamboree has been running for more than 30 years, so the production must be doing something right. The other highlight is the theater's Christmas Special presented during the holidays of course, and their rotating cast of musicals. Everything from big Broadway names as well as those off-off-off Broadway to local shows like Good Vibrations (which plays music from the 60s, 70s and 80s), there is usually something for all.
Kimbel Arena is a nifty sports arena located on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. The arena hosts all the varsity sports and is well facilitated with locker rooms, offices for coaches, nutrition area, indoor running track, indoor climbing wall and so on. It has an intake of 1,039 and hosts many tournaments, leagues and games. The arena is being considered for expansion and further facilities like practice courts and so on.
Myrtle Beach Speedway has served as a training ground for generations and generations together. Few of the biggest names like Dale Earnhardt Junior, Jeff Gordon, Petty, Bodine, Labonte, Jarrett and Hendrick have kicked off their grand journey from this very ground. Every Saturday night, you can see the future stars racing right in front of your eyes. For all you car-racing buffs, this is the finest entertainment destinations which provides value for your money.
Brooklyn Arts Center offers an elegant setting for every special occasion. A historic landmark of Wilmington, the venue has hosted numerous music concerts, weddings, receptions, fundraisers, art shows and flea markets. The architectural highlights of this former church include high ceilings, 125-year old stained windows and a balcony overlooking a beautiful view. The social and cultural center joins forces with professionals from the event management industry to transform events into unforgettable memories.
Beautifully restored building that was built in 1858 and houses three performance venues including the Grand Ballroom, the Main Stage, and the Studio Theatre. Over 250 performance events including local and traveling musical and theatrical productions are held here annually.
This is a fun spot where live impersonators revive both living and dead artists. There is no auto-tune, no lip-synching, and no pantomime fakes, these performers hit every note of their respective superstar's hits and even impeccably emulate their moves and facial expressions. Some celebrities include Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Cher, Buddy Holly, Dolly Parton, Madonna, The Blues Brothers and many others. After you see this show, you'll leave incredulous (albeit temporarily) with the idea that you really saw Elvis perform in Myrtle Beach.
This is the spot where well-known comics as well as lesser-known ones come to ply the locals with laughs. In most cities or towns it's sometimes difficult to find even one comedy club, but in Myrtle Beach you can find plenty and Carolina Comedy is one of the best. Moreover, the stage does not only present funnymen and women, on certain nights there are hypnotists, magic shows and other quirky performers. For more information on prices and food menu, check the website.
This multiplex has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. It also features digital sound systems and stadium seating for your comfort. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.