Kids Summer Camps 2017

Half Day and Full Day Programs for Kids

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Pamlico Sounds Series

Free, Live Performance Series at the Turnage!

Join us at AOP on the third Friday of the months of April – September for a rotating showcase of local and regional talent on stage – free! Suggested donation of $5.

July 21 brings traditional music in the gallery and a showcase of local rock n roll talent on the big stage starting at 7 PM.

Beverages, popcorn and snacks sold before and during event

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Art Nibbles

June 12 through August 25 – Breakfast – Lunch – Art!

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Works of Maryalice Johnson and Vicky Tomakyo

This 3D art exhibit will be on display by Maryalice Johnson & Vicky Tomayko will be on display with works for sale in the Art Cafe between June 8 and June 29.

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Frank Sinatra Tribute

“It Was a Very Good Year” A Tribute to Frank Sinatra Starring Tony Sands will be performed at the Historic Turnage Theatre on September 2 at 3 and 7:30 PM. Tickets on sale now.



Join us for the Embers Holiday Concert on December 22 at 7 PM.

Concessions, wine and beer for sale before and during intermission.

Tickets on sale now – $22 in person or $25 by credit card or PayPal.

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night launches September 29, 2017!

Open Mic Night provides opportunities for artists to perform 5 minute blocks in the Historic Turnage Theatre Gallery. Family friendly performances from 7 – 9 PM. Adult only 9 PM – 10 PM.

Artists may sign up for one or two 5 minute slots. Artist sign up online at or at the theatre.

Free event for artists and patrons. Donations requested to support ongoing offerings of this free community event.

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Jeff Miller on Tour, 5th Album Release

Nashville-based Songwriter and “total master of the loop pedal” (Adrian Bischoff, KZSU) Jeff Miller will perform at The Turnage Theater on Friday, July 7th(7:30 pm, doors at 7).  He’s just released his fifth full-length album, Loops, featuring legendary guitarist Phil Keaggy.  Jeff weaves deft musicianship, cutting-edge technology, and skillful wordcraft into songs with weight and impact.  More at

Tickets are $13 at the door or pre-sale at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, NC.

Download “Brick by Brick” Order Form HERE

Download “Brick by Brick” Order Form HERE


Calling all photographers! 

AOP’s Annual Photography Art Exhibit submissions, ready to hang, will be accepted from July 12 – July 18 at the Turnage Theater during operating hours.
All forms of photography accepted from local, regional and NC artists. Up to two entries per artist.
Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for up to two entries for non-members. Two entries maximum per artist.  Commission is set at 30% per saleSubmissions accepted at the Turnage Theatre from July 12 – 18, 2017.
Opening reception August 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for artists, AOP members and invited guests.
Works will be displayed in the Turnage Gallery from August 2 – September 2, 2017.

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Sunday 12 – 4pm

Arts of the Pamlico @ Historic Turnage Theatre

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