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Glisson Vineyards & Winery Tastings
Dates: Starting Feb 16, 2012
Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Noon-7 PM
Venue: Glisson Vineyards & Winery
270-495-9463
website

Savor wines grown and made by Glisson Vineyards in the new downtown tasting room. Available for tastings and by the bottle or glass.
Family Swim Nights
Dates: Jun 6-Sep 12, 2014
Recurring weekly on Friday
Times: 6:30 - 8 PM
Venue: Bob Noble Park

 Join us for Family Swim Nights on Friday nights throughout the pool season. All children must be accompanied and supervised by their parent or gaurdian during family swim. Concession stand will be open. $1 off general admission. 


RIVERfront Concert Series
Dates: Jun 26-Jul 24, 2014
Recurring weekly on Thursday
Venue: Port of Paducah

 Bring your lawn chairs out for concerts this summer at Wilson Stage on the river for some fantastic musical entertainment. Concerts will begin at 6 PM. Various genres of music will be scheduled such as Big Band Music, Bluegrass and Roots, Country, Classic Rock, and Gospel.

 

Thursday June 26

Thursday July10

Thursday July 24


Movies in the Park: Despicable Me 2
Dates: Jul 24, 2014
Times: Dusk, approximately 8:30 PM
Venue: Noble Park
270-444-8508
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 Bring your blankets and chairs for our annual Movies in the Park. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Located at the Nobel Park Amphitheatre.


Music @ MAC presents The Whistle Pigs with the Swamp Tigers
Dates: Jul 24, 2014
Times: 7 PM
Venue: Maiden Alley Cinema & Gallery
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 The Swamp Tigers are a high-energy rockabilly group based in Southern Illinois. They have merged various styles of calssic country, rockabilly, jump blues, and surf music into a very cohesive, unique sound that all ages can enjoy. They formed in Carbondale, IL, in 2008. There's so much good music out there and The Swamp Tigers draw inspiration from a lot of it. From Honky Tonk hero's like Webb Pierce, Johnny Horton and Hank Williams to newer artists like Dwight Yoakam and JD McPherson and everywhere in between. It's like Nashville, Memphis, and Bakersfield had a baby. 

 

The hill country of Southern Illinois is home to one of the  Midwest's friendliest and most talented musical trios- The Whistle Pigs. Their live shows, consisting of vocal harmonies, banjo, accordion, and upright bass, are energetic yet humourous and interactive, making them suitable for the sit-down crowd as well as the dancers and teh drinkers. Traveling over 50,000 miles and playing around 200 shows annually, The Whistle Pigs have had the honor to share the stage with the likes of The Ledgendary Shack Shakers, Split Lip Rayfield, and Black Oak Arkansas while playing a range of venues. 


Harris Deller, Line to Volume and Back Again - PSAD Master Artists Workshops
Dates: Jul 25-26, 2014
Recurring daily
Venue: Paducah School of Art & Design
270-408-4278
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Day one of this two-day workshop explores the beginning of form in line, development of contour, and building forms with mass and volume. Harris will demonstrate his slab building techniques, as well as making hammock-molds. On day two, he will demonstrate surface decorating techniques, like incising and inlaying; the use of under glaze decals; and painted terra sigalatta. He will discuss ceramic history, painting, and orchestrating glaze thickness to create emotion through heat and gravity. Deller will encourage questions and open-ended discussion centered on ceramics and creativity.

Paducah School of Art & Design (PSAD) presents a new program of studio workshop experience through the 2014 Master Artists Workshops program in ceramics, jewelry and metals. These two, three and five-day studio intensives will bring leading artists and educators from across the country to Paducah during the summer months to conduct demonstration and hands-on workshops in their respective areas of expertise.

PSAD's inaugrual Master Artists Workshops program will be hosted in its world-class ceramics and jewelry studios in Madison Hall, located within Paducah's historic LowerTown Arts District. The workshop program will expand in the coming years to include sculpture, drawing, painting and photography as PSAD completes additional campus expansions.

 About the Artist:

Harris Deller received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. His work has been featured in over 100 group exhibitions and 15 solo exhibits throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. His work is in over 25 major collections including the Illinois State Museum, Chicago and Springfield, IL; Shigaraki Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Japan; and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, NYC. Deller has received Gold Medals at the 47th Concorso Internationale della Ceramica d’Arte, Fienza; and the International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan. He also received a National Endowment for the Arts Artist Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Seoul, Korea. His works have been reviewed, pictured or cited in over 40 publications and he was recently elected into the International Academy of Ceramics. Deller is a recipient of the NCECA Excellence in Teaching Award for his contributions to education in the field of ceramics.


Bernina Sewing Summer Fun Event at Calico Country
Dates: Jul 26, 2014
Times: 11 AM-2 PM
Venue: Calico Country Sew & Vac
270-444-0301
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Education, demonstration and hands-on fun with educator Kellie Rushing. Call to reserve your seat. Free to attend. You are responsible for your kit fee if you dochoose to make the project. Refreshments will be served.

More sewing and quilting workshops and classes are available monthly at Calico Country in Paducah.


Artisan Kitchen School of Cookery presents "Fondue for U"
Dates: Jul 29, 2014
Times: 7-9 PM
Venue: Artisan Kitchen
270-538-0250
website

Fondue for U cooking class at Artisan Kitchen School of Cookery features sweet and savory fondue recipes.

Artisan Kitchen features a series of hands-on cooking classes with an array of themes and styles of cuisine. Master artisans share their skills and techniques as they teach the art of good cooking. Monthly workshops include everything you need for a fun evening in the kitchen. Come hungry because there is always plenty to eat! Price includes all supplies and food. 


Mixed Media Club
Dates: Jul 31, 2014
Times: 6:30-9 PM
Venue: Ephemera Paducah
270-443-0003
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Interested in getting together with a group to explore mixed media techniques, tools and composition? C'mon, then! We are using Dina Wakley's Art Journal Freedom as a monthly guide for our activities and discussions. On Mixed Media Club night, all Ephemera Paducah store merchandise (excluding commissions) is 25% off for participants! Pre-register or pay at the door. Just zip Kristin an e-mail.
Paducah Photo 2014 at Yeiser Art Center
Dates: Jun 7-Jul 26, 2014
Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Tues.-Sat. 10 AM-4 PM
Venue: Yeiser Art Center
270-442-2453
website

One of the largest, most prestigious and longest running annual photography events in the Mid-South. Paducah Photo draws outstanding photography from around the world to be shown at Yeiser Art Center.


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