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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1893 Chicago Fair Crazy Quilt in "The Urge to Embellish" Exhibit

April 15 – May 1, 2014
  • Times: Daily, 9 AM-5 PM
  • I-57, Exit 77, Whittington, Illinois 62897
  • Location: Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center
  • Phone: 618.629.2220
See the 1893 Chicago World's Fair Crazy Quilt and Urge to Embellish exhibit on the way to AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah at the Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center. Whittington - Perhaps no other ...

MAC Film Brew presents Stripes

April 17, 2014
Starring Sean Young, P.J. Soles, Warren Oates, Harold Ramis & Bill Murray Directed by Ivan Reitman Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun...

Paducah Improv Comedy Show

Starting July 18, 2013
  • Times: 7 & 9 PM
  • 132 Market House Sq., Paducah, Kentucky 42001
  • Location: Market House Theatre Black Box
  • Admission: $5
  • Phone: 270.559.7385
  • Visit Website
Paducah's improv comedy troupe performs short and long-form improvisation. Improv Studio Series is held on the last Saturday of each month.

Quilt Display at McCracken County Library

April 01 – 30, 2014
Paducah Stitch 'n Quilt wall hangings will be on display during the month of April. Books, magazines and internet access available.

Steel Magnolias at Market House Theatre

April 18 – 27, 2014
  • 141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Market House Theatre
  • Admission: Call box office or visit website for tickets.
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.444.6828
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Written by Robert Harling, Steel Magnolias is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by h...

The Piecemakers Quilting Celebration - Mayfield, KY

April 02 – 26, 2014
  • Times: Tues.-Fri., 10 AM-4:30 PM; Sat., 10 AM-1 PM
  • 120 North 8th Street, Mayfield, KY 42066
  • Location: Ice House Art Center
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 270.247.6971
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Quilted fiber arts exhibition, demonstrations and bazaar make the Piecemakers Quilt Club's month-long celebration.

WKCTC A La Carte Culinary Series: Cajun Cuisine!

April 17, 2014
Hands-on class allows students to make a large pot of Chicken and AndouilleGumbo. You will learn to make a basic roux, a mixture of flour and oil and added seasonings. It is the basis for many Louisi...

"Jane Austen Speaks" at McCracken County Library

April 19, 2014
"Jane Austen Speaks" as portrayed by noted actress Debra Ann Miller. Drawing form Jane Austen's letters, novels and juvenilia, she speaks to you from Chawton Cottage in the autumn of 1815...

2014 OVC Tennis Championship

April 17 – 19, 2014
The 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Men's and Women's Tennis Championships will be held April 17-19. The event will once again be held at the Larry J. Heflin Tennis Center in Paducah, Ky. The men's ch...

50th Annual Dogwood Trail Celebration

April 01 – 30, 2014
  • Times: Beautiful by day and glorious by night. The Dogwood Trail Celebration depends on the blooming of the dogwoods. Stay tuned for map and details.
  • Paducah, Kentucky 42001
  • Location: Paducah's historic and beautiful residential neighborhoods
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 800.PADUCAH
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Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Western Kentucky in the springtime with this self-guided driving tour through Historic Downtown, LowerTown, and other residential neighborhoods.  Tour is 12 mile...

Ronnie McDowell, T. Graham Brown, Flat River Band and BLEND at The Carson Center

April 19, 2014
  • Times: 6 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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Country Cures MS concert features four musical acts for a night of music and fun at The Carson Center in Paducah, Kentucky.  

Gallery Exhibits

Dogwood Trail Art & Photography Contest Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

April 01 – June 27, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
  • Visit Website
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 ...

Rose Hughes Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

April 01 – June 27, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
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 Artist Rose Hughes displays her artwork at City Hall as part of the Mayor's Art Club. Mayor Gayle Kaler selects two artists or art groups to display art work in the Mayor's office and recept...

Distortion at the National Quilt Museum

April 04 – June 24, 2014
  • 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
Distortion features outstanding work of 16 artists from the European Patchwork Meeting International Competition, held in France in September. The National Quilt Museum is the only museum in the Unit...

Fantastic Fibers at Yeiser Art Center

April 05 – May 24, 2014
  • Times: Regular Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; QuiltWeek extended hours.
  • 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)
  • Phone: 270.442.2453
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International competitive exhibition showcases a wide range of outstanding works that give new meaning to fiber art at Yeiser Art Center. Gift shop features Kentucky Crafted items.

New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Carolina Lily at the National Quilt Museum

March 14 – June 10, 2014
  • 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
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New Quilts from an Old Favorite is the Museum's annual contest that challenges participants to innovate with a traditional block. The New Quilts from an Old Favorite will be displayed alongside antiq...

The Gilded Lily at the National Quilt Museum

March 14 – June 10, 2014
  • 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
Be inspired by Carolina Lily quilts from the 1800's and early 1900's. Antique Carolina Lily quilts will be displayed alongside New Quilts from an Old Favorite, innovative designs using the same tradi...

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.

Fat Moe's Cornhole Tournaments

Starting July 3, 2013
Fat Moe's hosts Cornhole Tournaments every Wednesday night.

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

Live at Shandies

Starting June 22, 2012
Live music every Friday night!

Live Music at Captain's Place

Starting January 17, 2014
  • Times: 4 PM
  • 2650 John L Puryear Dr, Paducah, KY 42003
  • Location: Captain's Place
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.933.1945

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.

Open Mic Night at Etcetera Coffeehouse

Starting December 21, 2012
The Paducah Writers' Group Open Mic Night, every Friday night from 8 - 10:30 PM. Come perform original music or do readings and other performances, or just kick back and listen to members of the loc...

Paducah School of Art & Design Annual Student Exhibition

April 03 – 25, 2014
  • Times: Mon.–Thur., 9 AM–9:15 PM; Fri., 9 AM–4 PM; Sat., 10 AM–4 PM
  • West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Clemens Fine Art Center
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.534.3212
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Select works in drawing, painting, ceramics, photography, sculpture, design and mixed media by students of the Paducah School of Art & Design during 2013-14.
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