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Get Ready to ROCK this Summer! Foghat and Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo 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. Tickets are on sale now for both concerts. CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS or call 270-450-4444. The terrace overlooking the river will be open before both shows so join us for a drink and enjoy the view. Sponsored by Purple Toad WineryWith additional support from UPG, Producer’s Circle Concert Sponsor
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.
Share your love of the arts with a gift certificate to the Carson Center! Gift Certificates are available in any denomination and are valid for any performances ticketed by the Carson Center.  Click to Purchase a Gift Certificate Online. 
Now On-Sale - Broadway Workshop at the Carson CenterJune 10-14, 2019CLICK TO FOR MORE INFORMATIONThis Holiday Season, give the gift of Broadway Workshop!  Broadway Workshop, New York's Best Training for Young Actors, is a 5-day musical theatre intensive directed by Marc Tumminelli, owner of Broadway Workshop NYC.  Marc and a team of teaching professionals who have worked on Broadway and/or Broadway tours, will work with students ages 9-18 and of all levels of talent to help them advance their vocal, acting, and dance technique!  Past teachers include Jason Gotay (Bring... Read more...
Children need to read to succeed.  Please support Page-to-Stage at The Carson Center (Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center) through #GivingTuesday on November 27.“If you don't read, you can't imagine and if you can't imagine, you can't dream.” – Carson Center Patron, Melanie Nunn.An important key to teaching children is engaging their attention and imagination – and facilitating their wonder, curiosity, and interests. As a nonprofit performing arts center, The Carson Center encourages children to become... Read more...
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