The Emanuel Coalition for Cultural & Economic Development (ECCED) is proud to announce that the Barbara & Tobe Karrh Community Arts Center featuring The Historic Dixie Theatre has been awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Nordson Foundation. The Nordson Foundation is the philanthropic division of the Nordson Corporation, which has operated […]
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The Barbara & Tobe Karrh Community Arts Center featuring The Historic Dixie Theatre continues to progress! The original upper story windows have been refurbished and installed, and new doors and storefronts in the building’s original design are also in place. Stay tuned for more updates as the ECCED prepares to continue the project with renovations […]
The Swainsboro Country Club was transformed into Bourbon Street on the evening of Saturday, February 24th for the Emanuel Coalition for Cultural & Economic Development’s Mardi Gras Celebration. The event was held in support of the renovation of the Historic Dixie Theatre and development of the Barbara & Tobe Karrh Community Arts Center. The Country […]
THE FOX THEATRE INSTITUTE NAMES THE HISTORIC DIXIE THEATRE RECIPIENT OF 2017-18 PRESERVATION GRANT Historic Preservation Fund to Provide $61,576 to Support Repairs (Swainsboro, December 7, 2017) – The Fox Theatre Institute (FTI), a division of Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, Inc., has awarded Swainsboro’s Historic Dixie Theatre a Historic Preservation Grant for $61,576 to support the […]
Lights, Camera, Action! in March 2017. At this fundraising kickoff, the public was invited to tour the empty space that will soon house the Historic Dixie Theatre, as well as receive brochures with more details and enjoy refreshments, fellowship and the campaign’s vision video featuring some of Emanuel County’s finest!