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Dorn Space Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: Is Dorn Space currently open?

Answer: Dorn Space is currently operating as a pop culture and 518 "gallery"  and remains open on Saturdays from 12 pm - 4 pm (admission is $7.00).  LIVE presentations/shows have currently resumed as of Saturday, April 24, 2021 but at a reduced capacity.

Question: Is Dorn Space a Cafe'?

Answer:  Dorn Space is not a cafe'.  It is currently functioning as a "gallery' but also remains dedicated to its original intended purpose of promoting original live productions and events featuring (among others) novelists, poets, singer/songwriters, comedians, storytellers, etc ...

Question:  How large of an audience can Dorn Space accommodate?

Answer:  Dorn Space has a legal occupancy limit of 123 people.  However, currently, for safety purposes, admission will be LIMITED to 25 PEOPLE (but subject to change as NYS Covid exposures decline).

Question:  Does Dorn Space have regular hours of operation?

Answer:  Dorn Space is currently operating as a "gallery" on Saturdays from 12 pm - 4 pm.  Dorn Space is otherwise only open for special events.  Many of which occur during the evening, some of which occur during the day.

Question:  Does Dorn Space have free parking?

Answer: Dorn Space is fortunate to have a large (free) parking lot which begins directly behind our building and stretches south along both sides of Church Street and capable of accommodating more than 100 cars.

Question:  Does Dorn Space accept credit cards?

Answer:  In our attempt to keep admission prices as low as possible, Dorn Space only accepts cash.

Question:  Can advanced tickets be ordered for Dorn Space events?

Answer:  In our effort to prevent processing fees and keep admission prices as low as possible, tickets can only be purchased at the door beginning one hour prior to the start of the event.  However, in order to ensure admission, guests may reserve tickets in advance (up to two days prior to a show) by emailing and providing the following info:  Name, number of seats requested, date of show and name of show.  A confirmation email will be returned.

Question:  Can food be purchased at Dorn Space?

Answer:  Currently, during live performance events, we offer basic pre-packaged snack foods such as soft drinks, candy, etc...

Question:  Does Dorn Space allow outside food and drinks.

Answer:  Food and drinks purchased outside of Dorn Space may be brought in for consumption except for alcoholic beverages and glass bottles.

Question:  Are Dorn Space shows "family friendly?"

Answer:  Dorn Space does it's best to provide family friendly entertainment.  We advise our acts to make an effort to adhere to our "PG-13" guideline and to keep profanity to a minimum.

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