Special Events


Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Benefit Dinner - Dec. 5, 2011

CASA Benefit

The Dunklin County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold its fourth annual benefit dinner at the Opera House on Dec. 5, 2011. The annual event is held to raise awareness for CASA and to bring in new volunteers.

CASA is a volunteer-based organization that acts as the voice for foster children.  If you would like to purchase a ticket please call the Opera House for contact information.


Santa, Cider, & Song - Dec. 5, 2010

Santa, Cider, & Song Event


On Sunday, Dec. 5, Santa Claus visited the Opera House for the Santa, Cider, & Song event. More than 150 children from around the area took part in the event, which included hot apple cider, Christmas music, and a visit with Santa.

Donations were taken at the event to support the Kennett Humane Department.


An intimate evening with Sheryl Crow - Nov. 26, 2010

Sheryl Crow Concert Poster


Sponsored by
The Kennett Educational Foundation

The Opera House was recently proud to host an intimate concert featuring Kennett native, and grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, Sheryl Crow. Proceeds from the concert, which featured music from Crow's newest album, "100 Miles from Memphis," benefited the Kennett Educational Foundation's ongoing efforts to fund grants for Kennett School District teachers, as well as provide various scholarships for local individuals.


Tomlinson, Lawrence DCH Benefit Performance - May 18, 2010

Trent Tomlinson & Tracy Lawrence


On Tuesday, May 18, 2010, the Opera House hosted a benefit performance for the Delta Children's Home featuring country music star and Kennett-native Trent Tomlinson, along with his good friend, another country music star, Tracy Lawrence.

More than $25,000 was raised for The Delta Children’s Home, a local charity that has been changing the lives of children in southeast Missouri for more than 40 years. When kids have nor where else to turn, DCH provides not only a roof over their heads, but a strong foundation on which to build new lives.