Special Events

These are fun events that CTI participates in or hosts on a regular basis as part of our fundraising efforts or to celebrate the end of each season. Check the events calendar for upcoming dates.

Powerpalooza

February

Powerpalooza is a joint effort with the Children’s Performing Theatre and Encore Theatre. The Sermon Center gymnasium becomes a fun-filled space from top to bottom with games, magic, special performances and food.
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39th Season Awards Banquet

July

The Awards Banquet is held after the end of the regular season. Nominees for awards are voted on by company members and season ticket holders.
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Playwright Festival

August

The City Theatre of Independence Annual Playwright Festival is an annual fundraising event for the theatre where eight original, unpublished, short plays are produced.
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Open House

Open House

August

Visit the theatre and pick up your season tickets. Tour backstage, and get to know some great people.

Santa-Cali-Gon

September

City Theatre of Independence participates every year in Santa-Cali-Gon Days on the Independence Square. Keep an eye out for volunteer opportunities.
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Enchanted Forest

October

The Enchanted Forest is a non-scary alternative to haunted houses and a fun experience for younger children.
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Arts & Craft Show – Food Booth

November

Each November, the weekend before Thanksgiving, CTI hosts a food and snack booth during the Best Craft Show which is at the Roger T. Sermon Center.
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