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UPDATE ON COVID-19. LEARN MORE
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Musical Morning at the Carson Center is part of our new program called Spotlight on Students.  Designed for preschool and young elementary-age children and their parents or caretakers, Musical Morning features a fun, hands-on music lesson taught by local teaching artist and musician Amy Allen, owner of Harmony Road Music. Musical Morning also includes a free book and a showing of Blue's Clues Big Musical Movie.  Musical Morning at The Carson Center is free to assure access for under-served children and families. Space is limited.  Please make a reservation by calling 270-... Read more...
“Love is in the Air” and just in time for Valentine’s WeekendFriday, February 12, 6:30 pm"Love is in the Air" is a new dinner-theatre experience that will be co-presented by The Carson Center for the Performing Arts and Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) on Friday, February 12, at 6:30 pm.  This is the first time the two nonprofit arts organizations have co-presented an event.  Their creative collaboration will feature appetizers and a seated dinner catered by Artisan Kitchen, premium wine, and professional live music. Reservations are required.Join us in... Read more...
The Carson Center holds first-ever art installation February 18 – March 9About the installation: The Kentucky Arts Council, the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission and the Kentucky Heritage Council worked together to invite American Indians living in Kentucky to share their visual art. A panel of American Indians and experts on Native American heritage selected works to include and the result is this amazing collection.As required by law and custom, the Native Reflections exhibit labels indicate whether an artist is an enrolled member of a state- or federally-recognized tribe,... Read more...
The Home Free concert originally scheduled for April 22 has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 8 PM.  Home Free is being presented at The Carson Center by a third-party promoter who is renting our theater.  The promoter for the show is not offering refunds at this time.  Please continue to check our website for up-to-date information regarding all performances.Thank you for your continued support of The Carson Center.
The Collingsworth Family will return to The Carson Center stage on Saturday, February 27 at 3 PM.  Tickets and safety protocols can be found at https://www.thecarsoncenter.org/events/the-collingsworth-family.
Updated March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm.  The Collingsworth Family Concert will not take place on the rescheduled date of April 26 as hoped and has been further postponed.  We are working with them to find a new date and will update the website accordingly.  Please check back soon or direct questions to boxoffice@thecarsoncenter.org
With the unprecedented outbreak and spreading of COVID-19, your safety is our primary concern. In accordance with the strong recommendations from local, state, and federal governments and the CDC, The Carson Center for the Performing Arts has suspended all normal operations for 30 days.  Therefore, The Carson Center’s presentation of the national tour of Waitress scheduled for March 19, 2020, has been postponed. We are sorry for any inconvenience and will be in touch with a new date as soon as possible. All other performances and events during this 30 day period have already been... Read more...
Beginning March 13, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Carson Center suspended all normal operations.  Due to the additional restrictions imposed by our local and state governments to protect your health and safety, all performances have been postponed until further notice. The Carson Center is working to get all affected performances rescheduled and your tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. In the event of a cancellation, ticket holders will have the option to make a tax-deductible donation to the Carson Center or receive a refund.  No shows have been cancelled at this... Read more...
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony scheduled for Saturday, March 14 will be postponed to a later date.The PSO staff and board have been monitoring the ongoing and developing situation concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the health of our patrons, musicians, and staff, we have decided to postpone our concert scheduled for Saturday, March 14. This program will be rescheduled. We will announce a new date as soon as we are able. Thank you for your patience and understanding.... Read more...
Join us for Llama Llama Live on Thursday, March 26 at 6pm. Tickets are $12 + fees. Come early and have your photo taken with alpacas from Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch. All pajama-wearing patrons will be entered into a drawing to win ONE Free Subscription to our 2020-2021 First Stages Series and an adorable Llama toy.  
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