Owned by the non-profit corporation, Garner Main Street, Inc., the Avery Theater is an entertainment venue for residents of Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Originally opened as a single-screen movie theater in March 1931, the 21st Century version opened to the public on August 16, 2013, with the family-oriented movie “Despicable Me 2.”

Mission and Vision

Mission: The Avery Theater will impact the quality of life and create an active location in the downtown area for moviegoers.

Vision: Garner Main Street, Inc. will restore the Avery Theater to its original purpose. The Avery Theater will enhance the economic growth of Garner. The Avery Theater will be a venue for people of all ages to view current Hollywood movies and independent films.

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