WILKESBORO, N.C. – The Walker Center begins ticket sales on Monday, July 24, at noon for its individual season shows on the 2017-2018 lineup:

- John Michael Montgomery – Thursday, September 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Carolina West Wireless.

- “The Doo Wop Project – Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Hampton Inn of Wilkesboro, Holiday Inn Express of Wilkesboro and VisitWilkesboroNC.com.

- “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” - Friday, November 10, 2017, 8 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Wells Fargo.

- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Friday, December 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Brame Huie Pharmacy.

- One Night in Memphis – Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Great State Bank.

- “The Heart Behind the Music” – Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
This performance is sponsored by Carolina West Wireless.

Previews of these shows can be viewed at www.wilkescc.edu/walkercenter/season-shows.

Advance tickets for “Dirty Dancing” will be $48 for adults and $46 for seniors. Advance tickets for all other shows will be $39 for adults and $37 for seniors. Seniors are anyone ages 65 and older. These prices do not include tax, service and mail fees.

Season ticket sales are ongoing. Prices for adults are $235 for Section 1; $220 for Section 2; and $195 for Section 3. Prices for seniors are $220 for Section 1; $210 for Section 2; and $195 for Section 3. These prices do not include tax, service and mail fees.

The Walker Center will also offer a special evening of family entertainment on Friday, February 2, 2018, at 7 p.m., when a mischievous cat wearing a tall, red-and-white-striped hat comes to town. The National Theatre's adaptation of “The Cat in the Hat” is a lively and engaging performance by adults for young children. Not a word has been changed or added to Dr. Seuss’s classic, ensuring that anyone who has read the story will find themselves transported into the world they’ve always imagined.

Tickets for adults will be $12 each, and $7 each for children ages 10 and younger. These prices do not include tax, service and mail fees.

An inexpensive meal of pizza, hotdogs, and all the fixings, assorted snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase from 5:30-6:30 p.m. prior to the show.

Contact the Walker Center Box Office at 336-838-6260 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to purchase tickets or for additional details on performances, events and hospitality services. Visit the Walker Center online at www.wilkescc.edu/walkercenter/.

The John A. Walker Community Center is dedicated to being the primary venue for cultural experiences in Wilkes and surrounding areas and to serving as a primary gathering place for meetings, receptions, conventions, banquets and parties.

The Walker Center and Wilkes Community College are 100% Tobacco Free.

Wilkes Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a public, two-year, open-door institution serving the people of Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties and beyond. Established in 1965, WCC continues to build on a strong history of meeting the educational needs and cultural interests of our students, community and workforce. WCC prepares learners for success in a dynamic world.