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Dogwood Performance Pavilion

Dogwood Performance Pavilion is located in beautiful and shady Dogwood Park behind the Performing Arts Center in Cookeville Tennessee.  Shakespeare in the Park (Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association BEST PROGRAM Award), Third Thursdays in the Park concert series, Cookeville Community Concert Band concerts, Bryan Symphony Orchestra concerts, After Dark Movies in the Park, HOG Rally events, and a variety of events take place in Dogwood Park. The Pavilion may be rented for events with the CPAC Staff.  Send an email, or call (931)528-1313 for more information or to book the Pavilion.



AFTER DARK MOVIE SCHEDULE

September 13, Dark PM


Events at Dogwood Performance Pavilion 2015
 
2015
March 6: 8:00 am-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
April 25: STORYFEST
April 26: 11:00 am-5:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 2: 8:00 am-6:00 pm: Dogapalooza
May 9: 7:00 pm: WCTE-5K
May 21: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Concert
May 24: TBA: Genesis House Benefit Concert 
May 25: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
June 8: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
June 18: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Concert
June 22: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
June 27: 8:00 am-9:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
July 6: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
July 16: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Concert
July 17: 4:00 pm-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
July 18: 8:00 am-3:00 pm: Power of Putnam
July 20: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
August 1: 10:00 am-10:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
August 3: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
August 20: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Concert 
September 6: 7:30 pm: Bryan Symphony Orchestra



Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park

Thanks to the groundlings and nobles who  appeared amongst  the merry fray lo these ten  seasons past to enjoy the Bard. 
Look for 
Dogwood Shakespeare 
in the Park 
MMXV 
The Comedy of Errors  
Directed by Kim Frick-Welker
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
  
2015  
 

7:00 p.m.

artwork by Wayne Hogan            

Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park is produced by The Cookeville Department of Leisure Services, Cultural Arts Division, and the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

All Shakespeare in the Park performances at Dogwood Park are FREE!

Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park productions:
2004-A Midsummer Nights Dream, directed by Mark Harry Creter
2005-Romeo & Juliet, directed by Mark Harry Creter
2006-Taming of the Shrew, directed by Mark Harry Creter
2007-Twelfth Night, directed by Mark Harry Creter
2008 - Hamlet, directed by David Johnson
2009 - The Tempest, directed by Steven W. Gwilt
2010 - The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by David Johnson
2011 - The Merchant of Venice, directed by Dave Davidson
2012 - Macbeth, directed by Mark Harry Creter
2013 - As You Like It, directed by Steven W. Gwilt
2014 - Richard III, directed by Mark Harry Creter

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Some past performers on the Dogwood Performance Pavilion stage include: The Old Crow Medicine Show; Blue Mother Tupelo; Sierra Hull, The New Familiars, The Cluster Pluckers; The Peasall Sisters, Brian Ashley Jones; Monte Montgomery; The Gypsy Hombres; Liz Johnson; Howling Brothers; BadaBingBadaBoom; Victor Mecyssne; Amy Wadkins; The Silver Wings Air Force Band, Sean McCullough and Evergreen Street; Lori Mechem, Rebecca Sayre, Jeff Hall, Rod McGaha, Annie Sellick, San Rafeal, Kristine Mylls, and many others.

 


DOGWOOD PARK
40 E BROAD ST
COOKEVILLE TN  38501

For information on renting Dogwood Performance Pavilion,

call 931.528.1313, or email  The Cookeville Performing Arts Center

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Directions to Dogwood Performance Pavilion

From Nashville:

From Interstate 40, take exit #286 and travel North on Willow Avenue.  At the fourth set of traffic lights turn right on Highway 70/Spring Street.  At the second set of traffic lights turn left on Walnut Avenue.  After one and one-half blocks, Dogwood Performance Pavilion will be on your right.  Park behind Dogwood Performance Pavilion.

From Knoxville:

From Interstate 40, exit # 287, turn right and travel north on Jefferson Avenue. At 8th set of traffic lights (at the town square) turn left on Broad St. After 3 blocks turn right on Walnut Avenue.  After one-half block, Dogwood Performance Pavilion will be on your right.  Park behind Dogwood Performance Pavilion.