Fairmont Opera House

Creating Today's Memories . . . Preserving Yesterday's

Our Mission is to provide a historical arts and entertainment center with the purpose of promoting cultural growth and community involvement

Support Us


How can I support the Fairmont Opera House?

There are several ways to support the Fairmont Opera House.  They include:

  1. Charitable Donations
  2. Membership
  3. Event Sponsorship
  4. Volunteer Work
  5. Event Attendance

Charitable Donations

As a non-profit organization, we request and accept tax-deductible donations to help defray costs for our day-to-day operating expenses. For 36 years, this beautiful space has been attended by many in our area to enjoy arts and community events. These events include our subscription series performances, concert rentals, dance recitals, our FOH Children’s Theatre productions, Civic Summer Theatre performances, high school plays, orchestra or choir concerts, business presentations, driver’s training classes, receptions, fundraisers, and local church productions. Our Arneson Gallery of Light has also hosted provided many artists an opportunity to display their work.


Opera House Members help keep our beautiful facility up and running. Our faithful members pay for the heat, air conditioning, paper towels, light bulbs and so many other day-to-day expenses of the Opera House. 

Things to know:
• The Fairmont Opera House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your membership is entirely tax deductible.
• Your name will appear in the Opera House program booklet.
• Memberships are valid for one year – July 1st to June 30th annually.
• A vote on major decisions at the annual meeting.
• Your entire donation is 100% tax deductible.

Event Sponsorship

You can help the historic Fairmont Opera House continue to provide high quality entertainment to the citizens of this region by becoming a Sponsor of a performance. By donating funds you are helping to present a fantastic performance, keep ticket costs low, and receive excellent exposure and advertising for your business.

Volunteer Work

Occasionally, the Fairmont Opera House hosts Volunteer Work Days to complete work around the facility.  As an incentive, we offer the “Pay It Forward” crediting system to help defer rental costs of community activities that take place at the Opera House.  Remember, this is your Opera House!

Event Attendance

Finally, by attending Fairmont Opera House events you support the arts in Fairmont, Martin County, and our surrounding region.  The staff of the Fairmont Opera House works diligently to provide our region with high-quality entertainment that is affordable to all.  Therefore, your attendance at events is key to the continued success of the organization.