5 things to know before attending Strike at the Wind!
July 11 - 13, 2019 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are sold out and will not be available at the door.
Strike at the Wind! was first performed in 1976 at the amphitheater overlooking the scenic Country Club Lake. It continued for 20 seasons, ending in 1996. The play returned in 1999 and 2007, and was revived again in 2017 thanks to the collaborative efforts of UNC Pembroke, the Lumbee Tribe and the local community.
The Culture Center is located at 638 Terry Sanford Drive, Maxton.
1. Will seating be provided?
There are no benches or built-in seats at the amphitheater. Two seating areas will be available for patrons. A newly sodded section close to the stage will be an option for those who bring their own lounge chairs and blankets. Limited folded chairs will be provided in the upper area on a first come, first serve basis. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lounge chair or blanket in case these chairs are taken.
2. Will the event take place rain or shine?
The show may be delayed due to inclement weather. If the show is cancelled before intermission due to rain - a refund may be requested. A refund will not be given if the show is cancelled after intermission.
3. Will there be music or other entertainment?
A pre-show concert by local musician Charly Lowry featuring the music of Strike at the Wind! will begin at 7 p.m.
All amenities will be available at the Cultural Center on performance days and patrons are encouraged to spend the day at the swimming pool, gardens, accessible playground, or taking in the scenery.
3. Will there be concessions or food?
Food vendors will be on site during each performance. An ATM will be available.
5. Can you smoke or drink alcohol inside the amphitheater?
Smoking is not allowed inside the amphitheater and alcohol is not permitted on the grounds of the Cultural Center. Coolers are not permitted inside.