Public Rentals

Waldensian Room

The Old Rock School Waldensian Room is used as a local community room. The Waldensian Room is used for weddings, receptions, beauty pageants, meetings, classes, anniversaries, birthdays, craft shows, and graduation celebrations. The Waldensian Room will accommodate 150 seated occupants. Tables & chairs are provided with rentals and there is a catering style kitchen available for use. After a recent remodel the Waldensian Room has surround sound, projection system, microphone, and a dimming light system. The Waldensian Room is the perfect venue to host your special events.

Classrooms/Dressing Rooms

The Old Rock School has four classrooms available for public rental in the upstairs of the building. The Classrooms are home to events such as dressing rooms, meetings, and luncheons. Rooms 119,137,138, and 139 have recently been remodeled. The remodel included the addition of projections systems, custom sound panels, additional lighting and new vanities (Rooms 119 & 137). The Classrooms will accommodate and average of 25 seated occupants. Tables and chairs are included with rental.

Auditorium

The Auditorium will accommodate a maximum of 500 occupants. Details about the sound system and lighting services are available in the rental packet. For any multi-day event or over 12 hours, please fill out application & Community Affairs will contact you will a full quote. Please see application for full break down of cost + additional add ons.

Teachers Cottage

The Teacher's Cottage is located between the Old Rock School and Valdese Elementary School. The building is home to events such as baby showers, birthdays, Lion's Club, Meals on Wheels, anniversaries, wedding showers and numerous smaller events. The Teacher's Cottage will accommodate a maximum of 50 occupants. Tables and chairs are included with rental and a catering style kitchen is available for use. Teacher's Cottage Photos - Guideline Sheet must be completed as well.

Major Event

Need multiple rooms for your pageant? Concert? Special production with dinner included? Recital? This application includes all of the rental rooms available. Rent the entire Old Rock School for your special event here.

**PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS THE OLD ROCK SCHOOL IS ONLY RENTING SPACES TO GROUPS OF 25 OR LESS FOR OFFICIAL BUSINESS/ORGANIZATION MEETINGS. WE ARE NOT RENTING FOR EVENTS AT THIS TIME. YOU MUST FOLLOW FACE MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCALS WHILE RENTING.

RENTALS - The Old Rock School averages approximately 2 events per day. Several areas of the building are open for public rental. Information on each area available can be found below: 


Auditorium Application Waldensian Room Application


Classroom Application Teacher's Cottage Application 

Interested in renting the entire Old Rock School for your major event? (Auditorium, classrooms, and Waldensian Room) Please email mepley@valdesenc.gov for the application and further intruction. 


All rentals require a complete application & 20% deposit before they can be added to the calendar. Applicaitons for rentals can be submitted by the following:

Fax: 828-874-2311 | Email: mangi@valdesenc.gov | In person in the Old Rock School Main Office
All payments are due in full 10 days prior to the event. Payments may be made in person at the Old Rock School Main Office with check, cash or credit. You may also call 828-879-2129 to make payment with a credit card. 

For information regarding public rentals and availability please contact us at 828-879-2129. Let the Old Rock School be the home of your next event.

**All rental dates & applications must be verified by the Old Rock School Staff**

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