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The Carson Center received a $15,000 grant to host the NEA Big Read in PADUCAH.  An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. The Carson Center is one of 78 nonprofit organizations to receive an NEA Big Read grant to host a community reading program between September 2019 and June 2020. The NEA Big Read in Paducah will focus on Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Activities will take place from December 2019 –... Read more...
Join us on the Williams Family Terrace starting at 5:00pm prior to the POP 2000 Tour Hosted by Lance Bass on Friday, September 20, 2019.  Enjoy the view, listen to music, and have a drink from our cash bar. Food TBD.
The 2019-2020 renewal deadline was June 14th. All unclaimed seats have been released and will be used for relocations and new sales. However, if you would still like to renew your subscription, please call the box office at 270-450-4444 10am-5 pm. We will be happy to discuss available seating options with you.  There will be one performance for all shows.  New Subscribers will be able to purchase online, in person, by mail or by phone.  Subscriptions start at $310.17. For questions, please visit the Carson Center Box Office or call (270) 450-4444. CSI and Baptist Health... Read more...
Get Ready to ROCK this Summer! Foghat, Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo, and NItty Gritty Dirt Band are hitting the Carson Center stage this summer. Foghat will be here on Saturday, June 15 at 7:30pm.  Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will be here on Tuesday, July 2 at 7:30pm. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will be here on Saturday, September 28 at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now for all three concerts. CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS or call 270-450-4444. The terrace overlooking the river will be open before the shows so join us for a drink and enjoy the view. Sponsored by Purple Toad WineryWith... Read more...
Have FUN supporting The Carson Center at our Party for a Purpose on May 9 and/or our Vintner’s Dinner on May 30.   Both raise funds for The Carson Center, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit performing arts center.  The Party for a Purpose takes place throughout The Carson Center – with a silent auction, live auction, many area caterers, wine, spirits, and a refreshing selection of non-alcoholic beverages.  The Vintner’s Dinner is our spring dinner party for the arts. It takes place in our beautiful upstairs area, including our Myre River Room overlooking the... Read more...
Kids’ Firework STEAM Camp - Did you know, the 4th of July is oozing with science?  Join us at The Carson Center on July 3, 2019 as we present Kids' Firework STEAM* Camp and Science Showcase featuring Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” of Hooked on Science. (*STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)Kids’ Firework STEAM Camp will engage students in rising grades 3-5 in 6 hours of spectacular Fourth of July themed science experiments and activities that are sure to get them excited about science!Participants will:Create a 4th of... Read more...
Join The Carson Center for Pete the Cat the Musical on Friday, March 22 at 6 PM.  The Carson Center is CRAZY ABOUT THE CATS!  March Madness at the Show: NCAA Fans - Shoot hoops and check scores in the lobby during intermission.  Kids 10 and under get a free mini basketball (while supplies last).  Kids and Adults:  Wear your favorite team jersey to the performance and help us celebrate March Madness!  Come early and participate in Stagecrafts, sponsored by Colgan Orthodontics.  Make your very own Pete the Cat mask and let your... Read more...
Something Rotten is going on at the Carson Center! Find out what on Monday, March 25 at 7:15pm.  In the meantime, guess who said it: Shakespeare or Taylor Swift? https://www.playbuzz.com/hollywoodcom10/who-said-it-taylor-swift-or-shakespeare.  
Join us on Thursday, February 28th from 4:00pm-6:00pm and celebrate our 15th Anniversary. The Open House Celebration is free and open to the public.  Enjoy cake, champagne, cash bar, photo displays, backstage tour, live music, and children's activities.  
Join us in the Myre River Room on Friday, February 22nd from 5p-7p prior to the Scotty McCreery concert.  There will be live music by Leight July.  This is open to the public and a cash bar will be available. Dinner provided by Mellow Mushroom can be purchased in advance by February 20th. The price is $15/person and includes 2 large pizza slices, salad, and dessert. Tickets to the Scotty McCreery concert are not required to attend the Pre-Tuning event. Click to purchase dinner and/or concert tickets HERE.  Event is sponsored by Purple Toad Winery.
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