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.

RSS
<< <
1-25 of 38
> >>
Click to show mapped listings

Paducah Events

"8 Inches of Separation" Art Exhibition

October 04 – November 8, 2014
"8 Inches of Separation" is a group exhibition featuring BiLan Liao, Char Downs. Maureen Ursery, Michael Crouse and Paul Lorenz “8 Inches of Separation” explores the relationsh...

"Haint" Tales - Library Evening Upstairs

October 23, 2014
Master Storyteller Octavia Sexton presents a unique program of haunted stories & experiences to celebrate the season! Literary great Loyal Jones says, "Octavia is one of our few, true fol...

Carson Center Broadway Series presents Sister Act

October 22, 2014
The 2014-2015 is sponsored by Computer Services Inc. and Baptist Health Paducah.  All productions will have one performances. The subscription includes Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, and Flashdance...

Change of Season Celebration at Kentucky Oaks Mall

October 25, 2014
Bring the family and come in a costume to join the party! Enjoy activities like craft stations, balloon art, and much more! Register your name by 4:00 and your name could be drawn to win prizes from ...

Fountain Avenue Fall Festival

October 25, 2014
Annual fall festival in the Fountain Avenue neighborhood is family-oriented with a hot dog roast, games, hay rides, pumpkin decorating and costume contest.

Halloween at Maiden Alley Cinema

October 24 – 26, 2014
Halloween starring Charles Cyphers, P.J. Soles, Nancy Kyes, Jamie Lee Curtis & Donald Pleasence Directed by John Carpenter A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for th...

ICE Resin Play Date at Ephemera Paducah

October 23, 2014
  • Times: 10:30 AM-4:30 PM
  • 333 N. Ninth St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Ephemera Paducah
  • Admission: Class price: $35, includes a 25 ml syringe of resin, a length of sari ribbon, access to Ephemera Paducah’s stash & studio ICED Enamels, a package of bezels and studio time
  • Phone: 270.443.0003
  • Visit Website |
Fall in love with ICE Resin! Come learn about all you can do to make beautiful jewelry with ICE Resin. You can camp out all day in the studio creating, drop in and learn about ICED Resin, or pick out ...

MAC Talks presents Dr. Norman Wurgler & Jon Walker

October 23, 2014
Maiden Alley Cinema is offering new and innovative educational programming that will focus on a particular topic. There will be a professional in the field to do a talk, which will be accompanied by ...

Paducah Arts Alliance Artist in Residence Christina Laurel Opening Reception

October 24, 2014
The Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) is pleased to welcome Christina Laurel, fiber artist from Greenville, SC, as the current participant in the Artist-in-Residence Program. Laurel began her month-long stu...

Run/Walk for Zero Prostate Cancer - Paducah

October 25, 2014
Lace up your sneakers and join The Urology Group of Paducah at the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Paducah on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Paducah Bank. The race is part of the ZERO Prostate Cancer ...

Stained Glass Intensive Weekend at Ephemera Paducah

October 25, 2014
This class is for those who have made at least one stained glass piece and who now need some time to lock in those skills, as well as space to spread out and create. Gaye Brewer will be at the Ephemer...

"A Living History" at The Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum

October 24 – 25, 2014
Civil War historical figures brought to life. Meet Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, Gen. U.S. Grant, Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, and others who played pivotal roles in Paducah and Western Kentucky’s pro...

American Queen at the Port of Paducah

October 22, 2014
  • Times: Arrive, October 22 at 8 AM; Depart, October 22 at 1 PM
  • Riverfront at Broadway & Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Port of Paducah
  • Phone: 1.800.PADUCAH
  • Visit Website
Welcome the American Queen to Paducah's historic riverfront! 

Carson Center Distiller's Dinner featuring Michter's

October 25, 2014
  • Times: 6:30 PM
  • 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Carson Center
  • Admission: Call Box Office or visit the website for tickets.
  • Phone: 270.450.4444
  • Visit Website
Save the Date for the 10th annual Carson Center Distiller's Dinner! This year, the event features small batch bourbon and sour mash whiskey made by Michter's, America's first whiskey company. Mast...

Editing Pre-Digitized Designs with Pe-Next

October 23, 2014
Lecture/demonstration with instructor Cassie English. Pe-Next software has lots of tools that are great for editing pre-digitized designs. In this class we will cover how you can make changes to desi...

National Quilt Museum Workshop - Flying Colors with Gail Garber

October 23 – 25, 2014
Flying Colors with Gail Garber Understand the process of creating your own original designed quilt complete with free-form geese creating motion and adding light. It's simple and easy with a ruler ...

Schmidt Farms Wagon Ride to the Pumpkin Patch

October 18 – 25, 2014
Hay wagon rides, pumpkin patch, straw maze, children's entertainment, face painting, apples and sweet apple cider. Open during the fall, Monday-Saturday with vegetables, fruits and fall items for s...

The Grapes of Wrath at Market House Theatre

October 24 – November 2, 2014
OCTOBER 23-26, & OCTOBER 30-NOVEMBER 2, 2014 The story of the Joad family and their flight from the dust bowl of Oklahoma is familiar to all. Desperately proud, but reduced to poverty by the f...

Thrill the World Paducah

October 25, 2014
Thrill the World in Paducah! An annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson's Thriller for world records and charity. The Paducah event benefits Market House Theatre Educational programmin...

Gallery Exhibits

Jane Bright Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

October 01 – December 31, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
  • Visit Website
 Artist Jane Bright 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...

Jane Viterisi Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

October 01 – December 31, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
  • Visit Website
 Artist Jane Viterisi 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 rece...

Paducah School of Art & Design National Painting & Drawing Invitational at Clemens Gallery

October 02 – November 20, 2014
  • Times: Mon. & Wed. 12:30-3 PM, Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 AM-3 PM, Fri. 8:30 AM-Noon
  • West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Clemens Fine Art Center
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 270.534.3212
  • Visit Website
Co-curated by Bilan Liao and Randy Simmons • Paducah School of Art and Design invitational exhibitions bring the work of nationally recognized artists to regional audiences each year. This year'...

Quilts of Pat Campbell at the National Quilt Museum

September 19 – November 18, 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
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
  • Visit Website
The late Pat Campbell profoundly influenced the art of applique. This exhibit of her work will open your eyes to the possibilities of using this teachnique to create.

Split Nine Patch Quilts at the National Quilt Museum

September 12 – December 9, 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
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
  • Visit Website
Split Nine Patch Quilts from the Pilgrim Roy Collection illustrate all that can be done using simple blocks.

Ongoing Events

Beacon Dragway Summer Races

March 15 – November 9, 2014
  • Times: Thursday 4 PM - 11 PM, Saturday 12 PM - 12 AM
  • 4460 Shemwell Ln., Paducah, KY 42003
  • Venue: Beacon Dragway
  • Admission: $10, 12 and under are free
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.898.8100
  • Visit Website |
Beacon Dragway is a 1/8 mile track located in Paducah, Kentucky that offers a safe and adrenaline filled racing experience for the racer as well as fun filled entertainment for families, f...
<< <
1-25 of 38
> >>
Kentucky State Kentuckys Western Waterland Vast Shores and Open Doors
©2014 paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau • 128 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001 • 1.800.PADUCAH