First annual Walk slated for Saturday
Jeff Spicer and galleries downtown will be hosting a the first official Downtown Gallery Walk on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Galleries and businesses will be open during the time, including the Yeiser Art Center, the PAPA Gallery, and the Paducah Art A’la Carte building. Call Spicer at 270-366-9614 for more details.
Oktoberfest promises food and music
In celebration of Bavarian food and the month of October, Maiden Alley Cinema teamed with Max’s Brick Oven Cafe, Schlafly Brewery and Kirchhoff’s Deli & Bakery to bring in their own, Oktoberfest celebration. The outdoor event, which will take place in the parking lot between Maiden Alley Cinema and Kirchhoff’s Bakery, will feature a full spread of food, including German sausages, sauerkraut, and schwarzbier brownies.
Tickets for Oktoberfest are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The price of admission covers food, a beer in a commemorative stein, live music by the Solid Rock’it Boosters and the Paducah Jazz Ensemble Polka Group, and a showing of the movie “Strange Brew” at Maiden Alley Cinema. Tickets can be purchased at maidenalleycinema.com.
Liz Vaughan, Paducah Arts Alliance’s newest artist in residence at A.I.R. Studio, will be holding a collage workshop at the studio on Saturday, Oct. 29. The workshop will teach guests about different tools to use, as well as how to use stencils, gel transfers, and screen printing in the process.
Reservations must be made for the workshop, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the studio, 621 Madison St. Tickets are $10 a person. Check out facebook.com/paducahartsalliance for more information.
Quilt Museum gearing up for Halloween
The National Quilt Museum has announced plans for its 3rd Annual Blacklight Ghost Tour, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 29. The tour begins promptly at 5:15 p.m. Costumes are encouraged for all who attend, and the museum will give out treats to guests. Admission is $5 and reservations are encouraged. Call 270-442-8856 or email email@example.com for more information.
Eagle Gallery showing shoebox-sized art
Murray State University’s Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery is showing an exhibit of the 10th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, which features work from 14 countries. The show will be on display until Nov. 6, and admission is free.
The Eagle Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m and Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 270-809-3052.
Market House holds auditions for play
Part of what makes Market House Theatre so successful is its use of local talent, and this Monday and Tuesday it will be searching for more. The playhouse is looking for five men and one woman to fill parts in a new play, “Escanaba in da Moonlight.” The play, written by actor Jeff Daniels, is a hunting story about a upper-Michigan family who prides themselves on its hunting ability.
Auditions will be at 6:30 p.m. The roles also require a thick, Michigan accent. Perusal scripts are available at the box office for a refundable deposit of $10. For more information contact the Market House Theatre Box Office at 270-444-6828 or visit www.mhtplay.com.