Located at 111 E 2nd St, Clayton, NC 27520. The Clayton Center is a performing arts center. The facility is owned and operated by the Town of Clayton. It serves as a performance venue and conference center. It also hosts receptions and weddings. The building's location is unique, with wide windows and an historic feel. It's also conveniently located near Raleigh and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
The facility is supported by the Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation. It also hosts concerts, trade shows, and other performing arts. The facility offers affordable rates for private events. There are also a number of local restaurants to enjoy. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for two, a place to celebrate a birthday, or a spot to hold a corporate meeting, there's something for everyone at the Clayton Center.
The first floor offers several meeting rooms. Each can accommodate 120 guests with tables. These rooms can be combined to make three separate meeting spaces. You can also reserve a room up to a year in advance. A refundable security deposit is required to book a room.
In addition to the meeting space, the Clayton Center also offers a full-service gym and basketball court. It also has a river walk along the Neuse River. The Clayton Community Center also offers discounted rates to local Clayton businesses and nonprofit organizations.
The Clayton Center is an ideal venue for a wedding. You can have your ceremony in the 1926 auditorium, which is a restored historic building. You'll also find a beautiful lobby. It features a glass-walled atrium and an exposed brick wall. The seating is in plush red booths. The building's main lobby can host 350 people.
The Clayton Center's auditorium is perfect for weddings, theatrical performances, and large assembly presentations. It features excellent acoustics and theatrical lighting. The AV equipment is suitable for music concerts and movies. The facility can also host dance recitals and business meetings. The facilities are equipped with wireless Internet and a drop down screen.
The center's mercantile store, Pauper's Books & More, is a great place to browse used books. The store has staff members who know every book on the shelves. The dessert shop in the back offers creative milkshakes and baked goods.
Clayton also boasts an intriguing distillery. InStill Distilling Company was founded by US Army veterans Eric and Leigh. They started a friendship over wine and decided to open the business. They worked for three years to obtain a distillery permit and opened the distillery in a former textile factory. They now produce award-winning White Rum and Spiced Rum. They have over 300 different whiskeys available for visitors to sample.
The Clayton Center's lobby has a glass-walled atrium and overhead Terraces. It's also an elegant backdrop for special occasions. There's also a balcony section, which is available for use. It's located in the same building as the Town Hall.
You can purchase tickets to any event, including those at the Clayton Center, at TicketSmarter. It's easy to get tickets to concerts, plays, and other events without having to go to the box office.