Calendar of Events

Experience Paducah, Kentucky through one of our many special events. View the Paducah events calendar for live music and theater, workshops and hands-on creative experiences, annual festivals, sporting events and gallery exhibits. Browse listings of upcoming Paducah events to find the perfect reason for a getaway. Search special events, ongoing events and gallery exhibits by date, keyword or category.

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Paducah Events

Fridays 5 PM Till Sunset Carson Center

May 23 – August 29, 2015
Free the public, relax after a long week by sitting outside overlooking the river, have a drink via a cash bar and listen to live music. 

Jewelry Fabrication in Steel Workshop with Sharon Massey

May 28 – 30, 2015
  • Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • 919 Madison, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah School of Art and Design-Ceramics/Small Metals
  • Admission: $290, materials and supplies additional
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.408.4278
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In this 3-day workshop, students will learn small-scale fabrication techniques to create jewelry using mild steel sheet and wire. With properties different from traditional non-ferrous metals used in...

Mixed Media Club at Ephemera Paducah

May 28, 2015
In this technique-driven club, we'll get together on the last Thursday evening of each month to explore tools, techniques, products, new trends, and old friends. The goal is to have fun and learn from...

Music in the Gazebo - Jack Martin & Good Copany featuring Corrina Logston

May 30, 2015
  • Times: 6-8 PM
  • Paducah, Kentucky 42001
  • Location: Historic Downtown Paducah
  • Admission: Free
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Music in the gazebo. A series of Smashin' Summer Saturday Nights featuring live music in Downtown Paducah throughout the summer. May 23 - Captain Freddy & The Rivercats May 30 - Jack Martin &...

National Club Baseball Division I World Series

May 22 – 29, 2015
  • Times: See Description for game schedule of visit the website.
  • 2400 Brooks Stadium Drive, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Brooks Stadium
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.443.8783
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The National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) has chosen Paducah to host the Division I World Series folllowing two years hosting the NCBA's Division II World Series. Bring the family out for a gre...

River Front Concert Series: Harpeth Rising

May 28, 2015
A FREE Concert Series with some amazing up-and-coming musical artists, local and nation- wide. Bring your lawn chairs or enjoy the steps at the riverfront for the 2015 RIVERfront Concert Series on Wil...

Soda Firing for Color, Content, Surface, and Substance Workshop with Chris Baskin

May 28 – 30, 2015
  • Times: 9 AM-4 PM
  • 919 Madison, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah School of Art and Design-Ceramics/Small Metals
  • Admission: $290
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.408.4278
  • Visit Website |
This 3-day workshop focuses on forming and glazing for soda firing. Demonstrations and lectures will address accessing and developing visual images connected to personal ideas and interests. The firs...

Family Day Free Admission, Demonstrations & Hands-on Fun at Yeiser Art Center

May 30, 2015
Admission is FREE all day May 30, 2015! Six out of our seven annual exhibitions are always free. Due to the added expense of hosting Fantastic Fibers, an international exhibition that brings submissi...

Riverfront Rod Run

May 29 – 30, 2015
The River Tin Street Rods host the Riverfront Rod Run downtown and along the riverfront in May. The car show features more than 400 street rods(1948 & older modified antique cars), activities, di...

Gallery Exhibits

Dogwood Trail Art & Photography Contest Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

April 01 – June 26, 2015
  • Times: 9 AM-4:30 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
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Winning artists of the Dogwood Trail Art and Photography Contest display their artwork at City Hall as part of the Mayor's Art Club. Mayor Gayle Kaler selects two artists or art groups to display ...

A Tradition of Variations at the National Quilt Museum

May 22 – August 17, 2015
  • Times: Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; Also, Mar.-Nov., Sun. 1-5 PM.
  • 215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: The National Quilt Museum
  • Admission: Museum Admission: $11 adults, $10 seniors (60 & over), $5 students. Free admission to The Quilt Museum Shop
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
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We think of traditional quilt blocks as having certain specific designs. This exhibit, from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection, features traditional quilts with unique styles.

Fantastic Fibers 2015 at Yeiser Art Center

April 11 – June 6, 2015
  • Times: Regular Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; QuiltWeek hours (Apr. 20-25): Mon. & Tues., 10 AM-5 PM; Wed.-Sat., 9 AM-8 PM..
  • 200 Broadway (1905 Historic Market House), Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Yeiser Art Center
  • Admission: Fantastic Fibers Exhibit: $5; General Admission to Gallery: Free (donations welcome)
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.442.2453
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One of Yeiser Art Center's most engaging, innovative & colorful international exhibits, FF2015 showcases a wide range of outstanding works related to the fiber medium. Jurors Marcia Young, Editor...

Food for Thought at the National Quilt Museum

April 10 – July 8, 2015
  • Times: Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; Also, Mar.-Nov., Sun. 1-5 PM.
  • 215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: The National Quilt Museum
  • Admission: Museum Admission: $11 adults, $10 seniors (60 & over), $5 students. Free admission to The Quilt Museum Shop
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
  • Visit Website
In this exhibit by the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), artists explore many aspects of food - from a single piece of fruit, to a still life, to the family table, to the significance of food i...

Ongoing Events

Beer and Wine Tasting at Wagner Wine and Spirits

Starting December 14, 2013
Join Wagner's Wine & Spirits for a beer and wine tasting with select cheeses and dips every Saturday afternoon! Wagner's features an extensive wine and craft beer selection.

Global Wine & Spirits Wine Tasting

Starting January 11, 2014

Ms. Dahn Live at Ristorante di Fratelli

Starting July 5, 2013
Wind down your week Friday evenings with Ms. Dahn playing your favorite tunes on piano in the elegant, upscale Ristorante di Fratelli lounge.

Reggie Lafaye Live at Ristorante di Fratelli

Starting July 6, 2013
Unwind Saturday evenings with Reggie Lafaye "romancing the sax" in the elegant, upscale Ristorante di Fratelli lounge.

Wine and Beer Tasting at Roof Brothers

Starting December 14, 2013
Stop by Roof Brothers for their weekly wine and beer tasting. Great wines and more than 450 beers in stock!
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