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.
COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT SCHEDULE
July 21, 7:30 PM - Musical War Horses
August 4, 7:30 PM - This Land is Our Land
Events at Dogwood Performance Pavilion 2014
April 5: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm: DogapaloozaApril 12: 9:00 am-12:00 pm: MADD WalkApril 19: 10:00 am: Easter Egg HuntApril 20: 6:30 am: First United Methodist Easter Sunrise Service
April 26: 10:00 am-6:00 pm: Putnam Co. Board of Ed. College Meet & Greet
May 2: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 3: 10:00 am-10:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 10: 6:00 am: WCTE 5K run
May 10: 9:30 am: Storyfest in the Park
May 22: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-Mike Claiborne & Friends
May 24: 1:00 pm-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 25: 7:00 pm: Merseyside and Few Miles On concert
May 26: 7:30 pm: Community Band Memorial Day ConcertMay 27: 5:00-10:00 pm: HOG Rally ConcertMay 31: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm: Adam Moran campaign eventJune 3: 1:00-8:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedJune 7: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the ParkJune 9: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Good Old SummertimeJune 14: 4:30 pm-7:00 pm: Charles Womack campaign eventJune 20: 8:00-8:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedJune 21:10:00 am-10:00 pm: ABUSUA ReunionJune 22: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm: Ricky Shelton campaign eventJune 23: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Around the World-A Musical TourJuly 5: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the Park-Captain America, The First AvengerJuly 7: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Independence Day Concert
July 17: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-Bluegrass Solutions
July 21: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Musical War HorsesJuly 26: 10:00 am: Power of PutnamAugust 2: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the ParkAugust 4: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Musical War HorsesAugust 5: 5:30 pm: Democratic campaign eventAugust 7: 3:00-11:00 pm: Matt Swallows Return PartyAutust 8: 7:30 pm: After Dark Race for the ParkAugust 30: 10:00 am: Paws & Pickin' in the Park (A.A.R.F. benefit concert)August 31: 7:30 pm: Bryan Symphony Orchestra concert
September 1: 7:30 pm: Big Band Sound
September 2-October 2: Dogwood Pavilion reservedSeptember 13: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the ParkSeptember 21: 10:00 am-5:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedOctober 3-11: 7:00 pm: Shakespeare in the Park
October 18: Blues & Brews
Thanks to the groundlings and nobles who appeared amongst the merry fray lo these ten seasons past to enjoy the Bard.
in the Park
RICHARD IIIOctober 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
9, 10, 11,
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
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.
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
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 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.