November in Paducah
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Make plans to celebrate the beauty of autumn or kick off the holiday season in Paducah, Kentucky this November. Local events and attractions continue to create venues for safe, socially distant entertainment and virtual, self-guided experiences. Preview this month's highlights below, and create your own locally-inspired Paducah getaway with family or friends. This is your guide to special events and things to do this month in Paducah, Kentucky!
Things to Do in November
The unveiling of the newest Quilt City USA Mural on Veterans Day commemorates the federal holiday and heralds a year-round tribute to America's armed forces. Follow the Paducah Mural Art Experience map and guide to see this painted rendition of "... And Our Flag Was Still There" by quilt artist Melinda Bula and muralist Stefanie Graves and many more murals of #PaducahCreativeCity.
Paducah Main Street kicks off the holiday shopping season with a Holiday Open House and then Small Business Saturday. With the theme of "There's No Place Like Local For the Holidays," Paducah welcomes you to shop local, support Paducah businesses and celebrate the many places that distinguish Paducah during the holiday season.
The Christmas in the Park Holiday Light Display opens on Thanksgiving and will run through New Year's Eve. With more than half million twinkling lights, this beloved holiday tradition illuminates Noble Park allowing for social distancing, festive family fun and carriage rides from John's Pass Carriage Service.
Performing arts events include the Collingsworth Family at the Carson Center and Making God Laugh at Market House Theatre. Visual art exhibitions include Art Through the Lens at Yeiser Art Center and Thinking of You, works by local artist Michael Terra, at Pipers Tea & Coffee in the Coke Plant. The National Quilt Museum presents the colorful Inspired by Endangered Species and moving OURStory: Human Rights Stories in Fabric among several special gallery exhibits.
Virtual experiences continue including Clemens Fine Arts Center's Stage Sessions and Virtual offerings through the McCracken County Public Library. For more virtual tours and learning experiences from Paducah, see our guide, How to Support Local Business & Practice Social Distancing.
View our COVID-19 resource page for the latest COVID-19 response and reopening updates including health and safety guidelines being implemented across the destination.