Calendar of Events

Paducah, Kentucky offers visitors a wide range of events from impressive performing arts, workshops, annual festivals, sporting events and exhibits.  Browse our 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

Fast-Piece Applique Book Launch and Signing with Rose Hughes

January 30, 2015
  • Times: Book Signing, 5:30-6:30 PM; Trunk Show, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • 333 N. Ninth St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Ephemera Paducah
  • Admission: Trunk show admission: $10 or donation of pet supplies. All proceeds benefit Project Hope Humane Society.
  • Phone: 270.443.0003
Ephemera Paducah is proud to host the book launch of one of our favorite instructors. Rose Hughes' art quilts demonstrate her love of color and nature, and her fast-piece applique technique can take ...

Free-Falling: A Fast-Piece Applique Workshop with Rose Hughes

January 31, 2015
Do you have a desire to create a quilt that lets you express all your curves?
 Normally, the process would mean that you had to applique one fabric on top of another, turning the edges, making the cu...

Rodney Carrington at The Carson Center

January 31, 2015
  • Times: 7 PM
  • 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Carson Center
  • Admission: Call Box Office or visit the website for tickets.
  • Phone: 270.450.4444
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Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which ha...

Scan 'N Cut: Basic Techniques Workshop

January 29, 2015
In this class we will learn how to use all of the accessories that came with your Scan N Cut, learn how to take care of and clean your machine and learn basic machine operation. Supply list available...

Gallery Exhibits

Looking Ahead - Works by Summer 2015 Master Artist Workshop Presenters at Clemens Gallery

January 22 – February 13, 2015
  • Times: Mon. & Wed., 8 AM-12:15 PM & 2-4 PM; Tues. & Thurs., 9:30 AM-12:15 PM & 2-4 PM; Fri., Noon-2 PM.
  • West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Clemens Fine Art Center
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Phone: 270.534.3212
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This new exhibition showcases the work of artists from around the country who will be presenting workshops at PSAD during 2015, giving audiences a preview of what lies ahead in the summer months. Ope...

School Block Challenge

January 09 – March 10, 2015
  • Times: The National Quilt Museum is open to the public year-round: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (central time) Between March 1 - November 30, the museum is also open Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
  • 215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: The National Quilt Museum
  • Admission: Adults/$11 Seniors (60 & over)/$10 Students/$5 Children 12 & Under are free when accompanied by an adult.
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
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The School Block Challenge is our annual national youth contest. Participants from Kindergarten through 12th grade are challenged to create a quilt block that incorporates three predetermined fabric...

Teen Spirit 2015 at Yeiser Art Center

January 20 – 31, 2015
Visual art competition and exhibition showcases the best high school art in the region. Yeiser Art Center captures innovation, talent and teen spirit with this annual show. The mission of Yeiser Ar...

Motion at the National Quilt Museum

November 21, 2014 – February 23, 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
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
  • Visit Website
Motion is a key concept in design. By combining elements such as line, shape, and texture that make the eye move over the work, an artist can convey motion. Movement can be suggested visually thr...

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
  • Times: 3 PM-5 PM
  • 3500 James Sanders Blvd., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Global Wine & Spirits
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Phone: 270.444.2009

MAC Gallery presents Murray State Univeristy Advanced Drawing Exhibition

December 14, 2014 – February 6, 2015
 As an addition to our offerings of independent/foreign films, live music, and alternative programming, we keep an exhibition up in the lobby area (MAC Gallery) for 6-8 rotations throughout the ...

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.

Purple Toad Winery Wine Tastings

Starting April 23, 2013
  • Times: Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 AM-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat., 10:30 AM-8 PM
  • 4275 Old US Hwy 45, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Purple Toad Winery
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.554.0010
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Walk through the vineyard of Kentucky grapes and enjoy wine and cheese in the tasting room.

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.

Whitehaven Welcome Center Tours

Starting April 1, 2013
  • Times: Free tours every half hour, 2-4 PM during office hours (provided adequate staffing available).
  • Exit 7 Off Interstate 24 On Highway 45, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Whitehaven Welcome Center
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.554.2077
Restored 1860s Southern mansion features period furnishings and memorabilia of Paducah native Alben Barkley, who served as Vice President under Harry Truman. Whitehaven is one of the finest Classic...

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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