2021 GBAC Star Facility


You can feel safe at this GBAC STARTM-certified facility knowing that the safety of our 
guests and clients is our number one priority. 

Effective December 22, 2021, masks are required inside The Classic Center.

Effective December 22, 2021 guests will  be required to wear a mask and show ONE of the following for entry inside of the venue ; proof of vaccination, negative COVID test, or a signed health affidavit.


WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN
ATTENDING AN EVENT AT THE CLASSIC CENTER:


Masks are required for entry inside of the venue

Proof of ONE of the following is required: 
proof of vaccination, negative COVID test, or a signed health affidavit

At this time the mask mandate and entry protocols do not extend to our outdoor venue, the 440 Foundry Pavilion

We kindly ask that guests that are experiencing fever, couch, or shortness of breath do not enter the facility

Expect to see increased sanitation efforts

Sanitation stations readily available throughout the facility

Mobile tickets and cashless operations

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are masks required for entry?

The Classic Center follows Athens-Clarke County mask mandate policies.  At this time, masks are required for entry inside of our facility.    

Do I have to be vaccinated to attend an event at The Classic Center?

No.  The Classic Center provides event attendees with three options for event entry.  Guests must provide ONLY ONE of the following; a signed health and safety affidavit and temperature check, proof of vaccination with photo ID, or proof of negative COVID test (within 72 hours of event day). Guests are encouraged to pick the option that they are most comfortable with. 

What is a signed affidavit and where do I get it?

The affidavit is an e-document from The Classic Center that acts as a safety screening.  This document can be found in a number of locations.  Guests can access the form by clicking HERE, it will also be emailed to all ticketed event attendees in the Know Before You Go email that is sent both one week and again one day before the performance, and it is on easy access QR codes at event entry points at the facility.  

Can I show a photocopy of my vaccine card, or do I need the original?

Guests that choose to show their vaccine card can show a photo or photocopy of their vaccine card as long as it is clear and legible.  Please keep in mind that guests will also be required to show a matching valid government issued drivers license, identification card, or military ID.  

My child is too young to get vaccinated, can they still attend an event at The Classic Center?

Yes, guests are not required to be vaccinated. The Classic Center provides event attendees with three options for event entry.  Guests must provide ONLY ONE of the following; a signed health and safety affidavit and temperature check, proof of vaccination and photo ID, or proof of negative COVID test (within 72 hours of event day). Guests are encouraged to pick the option that they are most comfortable with. 

Can I bring a negative COVID home test?

Guests that choose to show a negative COVID test result to enter the facility please keep in mind that these test must be from a professional third-party tester, at-home kits will not be accepted.  Test results must also be negative, dated within 72 hours of when the individual will gain access to the facility, and a photo ID will be required.  

I am attending an event in the outdoor 440 Foundry Pavilion, do I need to do the safety protocols for entry?

No, at this time The Classic Center is not requiring attendees in our outdoor venue to participate in these health and safety procedures.  This includes mask wearing and entry protocols when attending an event in our outdoor venue.