Independence Day Celebration: Vendors begin at 5:30; entertainment starts at 6:30; fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. at the downtown Paducah riverfront.
Fourth of July Celebration: Shandies, 202 Broadway.
Night Moves Dance Club: 6 p.m., American Legion Post 31, 425 Legion Drive. $4.
PSO Fourth of July Fundraiser: 7 p.m., Irvin Cobb Hotel, 600 Broadway. $25 adults; children are free.
Cantageus: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville.
Live Music: Red Ember: 9 p.m., JP’s Bar & Grill, 119 Market House Square.
Ms. Dahn Piano and Vocals: 6 p.m., Ristorante di Fratelli, 211 Broadway.
Classic Rock featuring Cantageus: 7 p.m., Trader’s Mall, 6900 Benton Road. $5.
Live at Shandies: 7 p.m., Shandies, 202 Broadway.
The Fabulous ’50s Show: 7 p.m., Badgett Playhouse/Grand Rivers Variety, 1838 J.H. O’Bryan, Grand Rivers. $22.99 adults, $20.99 seniors, $17 students aged 17 and under.
Paducah Writers Group: 8 p.m., Etcetera Coffeehouse, 320 N. Sixth St.
Wine and Beer Sampling: 3 p.m., Roof Brothers, 3145 Park Ave.
Craft Beer and Wine Tasting: 4 p.m., Wagner Wine and Spirits, 2700-B New Holt Road.
Opening Reception for Centering the Circle: Ceramic Works by Craig Rhodes and Chase Gamblin: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ruth Baggett Gallery, 1025 Jefferson Street.
Fish Fry and Barbecue: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 144, 2047 Ridge Rd., Gilbertsville. $8.
Reggie Lafaye: 6 p.m., Ristorante di Fratelli, 211 Broadway.
Live on Broadway: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Broadway.
The Super ’60s Show: 7 p.m., Badgett Playhouse/Grand Rivers Variety, 1838 J.H. O’Bryan, Grand Rivers. $22.99 adults, $20.99 seniors, $17 students aged 17 and under.
Israel James Album Sneak Party: 10 p.m., Fat Moe’s Bar & Grill, 902 Broadway.
Karaoke Mondays at Last Call: 9 p.m., Last Call, 3551 Park Ave., Suite D.
Open Mic Night: JP’s Bar & Grill, 119 Market House Square. Ages 18 and up.
Wine Down Wednesday: 6 p.m., Shandies, 202 Broadway.
Mayor’s Art Club Exhibition: Judeen Theis and BiLan Liao: Friday, July 5, to Saturday, Sept. 28, Paducah City Hall, 300 S. Fifth St.
Dinner Theatre: Three Plays by Charles Messina: 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 2, Kenlake State Resort Park, 542 Kenlake Road, Hardin. Call Twilight Theatre Productions at 270-436-2399.
11th Quilt Japan: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, The National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson. $11 adults; $9 seniors; $5 students.
Alexandra and Loeb Quilt Exhibition: through Tuesday, July 9. The National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson St. $11 adults; $9 seniors; $5 students.
Downtown Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, April 25 through Nov. 17, Second Street and North Monroe.