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The ArtsCenter's 2024 Golden Horizon Gala

Join us on March 16th at 5:30 pm at The Haw River Ballroom to commemorate The ArtsCenter's remarkable 50-year legacy of educating and inspiring artistic creativity and enriching the lives of people of all ages. This evening will be a celebration of our history and a pledge towards a colorful future. Together, let's honor the impact you have helped us create and celebrate our shared commitment to create programs that are inclusive, which inspire creative living and that celebrate the unique backgrounds of all in our communities. This evening we will ignite the spark for new, groundbreaking endeavors in the arts. Be a part of this pivotal moment as we embrace our past and envision our future.

 

Got questions? Please contact Wendy Smith 984-500-4523 / [email protected]


Parking & Directions
The Haw River Ballroom is located 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd, Saxapahaw, NC 27340. Directions

From Chapel Hill/Carrboro

  • Drive west on highway 54 ten miles from the stop light at Carrboro Plaza. Turn left onto Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd at the green sign and arrow pointing left to Saxapahaw. The Haw River Ballroom is 3.5 miles ahead.

From Hillsborough

  • Take Orange Grove Rd, which intersections Hwy 70-A/South Churton St a little south of the Eno River, to Hwy 54, where there is a stop sign. This is about 14 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 54. Turn left onto Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd at the green sign and arrow pointing left to Saxapahaw. The Haw River Ballroom is 3.5 miles ahead.

From Pittsboro

  • Take Hwy 87 North. Go through the blinking light at Eli Whitney; 2 miles farther, turn right at the white historic marker announcing Saxapahaw onto Church Rd. The Ballroom is on the right after you cross the Haw River on the Buddy Collins Memorial Bridge.

Parking

  • Please be aware that our entrance is down the hill past the Saxapahaw General Store and the Butchery, right next to Haw River Farmhouse Ales. For handicap parking, please be aware that there are only a few of those spots right outside of the Saxapahaw General Store. The main parking meadow of the past is now the new Hawbridge Upper School. Parking is available in the lot outside the school. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE ROAD or in people's yards or driveways or blocking residential gates. 

If you are planning on finding other transportation, such as Uber, Lyft, etc, please be aware that cell service in Saxapahaw can be challenging sometimes.


 

Schedule of Events

Reception

  • Happy hour with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments
  • Silent Auction (ends at 8 PM)

Welcome statement from Johanna Foster, Board Chair

Dinner provided by the General Store

Giving Opportunities

  • Live Auction
  • Fund-a-Program
  • Heads and Tails
  • Dessert Dash

Final toast and announcements

Close and purchase auction items

Dancing begins

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The Haw River Ballroom

1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw, NC, USA

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