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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.



THIRD THURSDAY CONCERT SCHEDULE
August 21, 7:30 PM - Debbie Cunningham

COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT SCHEDULE
July 21, 7:30 PM - Musical War Horses
August 4, 7:30 PM - This Land is Our Land

AFTER DARK MOVIE SCHEDULE
August 2, Dark PM
September 13, Dark PM


Events at Dogwood Performance Pavilion 2014
April 5: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm: Dogapalooza
April 12: 9:00 am-12:00 pm: MADD Walk
April 19: 10:00 am: Easter Egg Hunt
April 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 Concert
May 27: 5:00-10:00 pm: HOG Rally Concert
May 31: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm: Adam Moran campaign event
June 3: 1:00-8:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
June 7: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the Park
June 9: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Good Old Summertime
June 14: 4:30 pm-7:00 pm: Charles Womack campaign event
June 19: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-The Sweetback Sisters
June 20: 8:00-8:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
June 21:10:00 am-10:00 pm: ABUSUA Reunion
June 22: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm: Ricky Shelton campaign event
June 23: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-Around the World-A Musical Tour
July 5: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the Park-Captain America, The First Avenger
July 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 Horses
July 26: 10:00 am: Power of Putnam
August 2: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the Park
August 4: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert-This Land is Our Land
August 5: 5:30 pm: Democratic campaign event
August 7: 3:00-11:00 pm: Matt Swallows Return Party
Autust 8: 7:30 pm: After Dark Race for the Park
August 21: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-Debbie Cunningham
August 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 reserved
September 13: 7:30 pm: After Dark Movie in the Park
October 3-11: 7:00 pm: Shakespeare in the Park
October 18: Blues & Brews



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 
MMXIV 
RICHARD III  

October 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 
9, 10, 11, 
2014 

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

 

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.