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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.
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
website

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.
Master Pieces: Quilts of Inspiration at the National Quilt Museum
Dates: Jun 13-Sep 9, 2014
Recurring daily
Times: Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; Also, Mar.-Nov., Sun. 1-5 PM.
Venue: The National Quilt Museum
270-442-8856
website

Master Piece: Quilts of Inspiration features work to honor the induction of National Quilt Museum and American Quilter's Society co-founder Meredith Scroeder's induction into the Quilters Hall of Fame. Some of the highly respected and admired master quilters of the past 30 years contributed works to this inspiring exhibit.


Backstitch at the National Quilt Museum
Dates: Jun 27-Sep 16, 2014
Recurring daily
Times: Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; Also, Mar.-Nov., Sun. 1-5 PM.
Venue: The National Quilt Museum
270-442-8856
website

Celebrating the silver anniversary of the New England Quilt Museum, this exhibit explores the changes in quilting caused by innovative tools and techniques and influential teachers over the past 25 years. Backstitch is curated by Anita Loscalzo and Laura Lane.


Chuck Ehrsam Exhibit at Paducah City Hall
Dates: Jul 1-Sep 26, 2014
Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Times: 9 AM-5 PM
Venue: Paducah City Hall
270-444-8800
website

 Artist Chuck Ehrsam displays his 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 reception area on the second floor of City Hall.

Mayor Kaler says, “Paducah is an internationally known city for its arts and creativity.  We are proud to have earned recently the designation as a UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art.  This designation honors everyone who helps make Paducah vibrant.  I feel it also honors each individual artist.  Providing an opportunity for pieces of local artwork from paintings to fiber art to photography to be displayed at City Hall is just one way to say thank you to everyone who sees the creativity and beauty in Paducah.”


Stefanie Graves and David Lucht Exhibit at Paducah City Hall
Dates: Jul 1-Sep 26, 2014
Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Times: 9 AM-5 PM
Venue: Paducah City Hall
270-444-8800
website

Artists Stefanie Graves and David Lucht 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 art work in the Mayor's office and reception area on the second floor of City Hall.

Mayor Kaler says, “Paducah is an internationally known city for its arts and creativity.  We are proud to have earned recently the designation as a UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art.  This designation honors everyone who helps make Paducah vibrant.  I feel it also honors each individual artist.  Providing an opportunity for pieces of local artwork from paintings to fiber art to photography to be displayed at City Hall is just one way to say thank you to everyone who sees the creativity and beauty in Paducah.”


Civil War Sesquicentennial Events
Dates: Apr 1, 2011-Dec 31, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum

Paducah’s rivers and rails played a pivotal role in the War Between the States. Its proximity to four major rivers and northern railroad connections made it a desired territory. The 1864 Battle of Paducah will be commemorated later in the sesquicentennial anniversary. Until then, explore the city’s role in the Civil War as represented through museum exhibits, walking tours, architecture, quiltmaking and special programs.


Civil War Walking Tour

Using the map drawn by hand in 1861 by a Federal Captain of occupying troops in Paducah, follow the path of historical markers to discover the city’s important role during the Civil War. Walking tour brochure available at the Paducah Visitors Bureau.

 

Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum

1852 Greek Revival home owned by Sons of Confederate Veterans was once the residence of Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, CSA. Exhibits highlight Paducah and Western Kentucky’s role in the War Between the States.

 

PADUCAH “Wall to Wall” Murals

Visit Paducah’s thriving riverfront and take a self-guided tour of Portraits from Paducah’s Past depicting Paducah’s rich history in more than 50 life-sized panoramic murals by renowned artist Robert Dafford & the Dafford Murals Team.

 

Whitehaven Welcome Center

Restored 1860s Southern mansion is one of the finest Classical Revival residential structures in Kentucky and is the only historic home serving as an interstate welcome center.

 

River Discovery Center

A “Save America’s Treasures” project, housed in Downtown’s oldest standing structure, celebrates Paducah’s maritime legacy and lore. Interactive exhibits tell the story of the four rivers region.

 

Paducah Railroad Museum

A project of the Paducah Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society showcases equipment and memorabilia from the romantic past of America’s railroads. Groups are encouraged to call for tours.

 

National Quilt Museum

Special thematic exhibitions are planned to commemorate the anniversary. Details to be announced.

 

Hancock’s of Paducah

Hancock’s of Paducah offers Civil War tribute quilt patterns and fabrics.

 

The William Clark Market House Museum

4,000 square feet of rotating exhibits and artifacts from Paducah’s past are staged within the meticulously reconstructed elaborate gingerbread woodwork of an 1876 drugstore.


Live Trivia Night
Dates: Starting Aug 2, 2011
Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Times: 7-8 PM
Venue: United States
615-485-6929

Test your knowledge to win prizes. This live game show allows you to compete table vs. table!
Purple Toad Winery Wine Tastings
Dates: Starting Aug 19, 2011
Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 AM-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat., 10:30 AM-8 PM
Venue: Purple Toad Winery
270-554-0010
website

Walk through the vineyard of Kentucky grapes and enjoy wine and cheese in the tasting room.
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