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About the Stone Center

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The Stone Center for the Performing Arts is a state-of-the-art performance center located inside of Wilkes County School's Central Office in North Wilkesboro, NC. The 8000 square foot center offers, performance, banquet, dance, and meeting space for the 10,000 public school students of Wilkes County. It opened in May 2006 honoring the family of Larry Stone after he provided a substantial gift to the center. Mr. Stone is retired from Lowe's Home Improvement where he last served as President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also a native and resident of Wilkes County. The Stone Center accommodates 280 people in banquet-style seating and 560 people in theater-style seating. It has a full-service kitchen, catering to special events and meetings. State-of-the-art sound and lighting systems provide a professional presentation and training opportunities for students. The Center also houses the Wilkes County Hall of Fame, and the Central Office holds a large art gallery displaying the work of students in grades K-12. For more information regarding the Stonce Center for the Performing Arts, please contact Mrs. Melissa Shepherd (336) 667-1121.

Address and Phone Number
613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, NC  28659
Phone:  (336) 667-1121

Directions 
From 421 North, take the NC18/16 Brushy Mountain exit. Turn left and continue to drive straight for 2 miles. Wilkes County Schools Board of Education building will be on your right. Stone Center for the Performing Arts is located in the back of the Board of Education parking lot.

From 421 South, take the NC18/16 Brushy Mountain exit. Turn right and continue to drive straight for 2 miles. Wilkes County Schools Board of Education building will be on your right. Stone Center for the Performing Arts is located in the back of the Board of Education parking lot.