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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires holds Trunk Show during Quilts of the Cumberland event

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show held a Trunk Show on Thursday, April 16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church.  Charlie Rhea presented a lecture and quilt trunk show entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

Jamie Williams, her friend and quilting partner, was ill and did not want to pass it around so she did not attend.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Last Chance to See Current Exhibits at the Customs House Museum

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House museum will be changing out its spaces at the end of the month, leaving less than two weeks for art lovers to view the current exhibits by award-winning artists.

The museum offers an average of thirty temporary shows each year, and the current ones features a variety of styles and subject matter.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland winners announced

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show was during the Rivers and Spires Festival, April 16th-18th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. There were a variety of quilts from local artists on display from traditional to one of a kind. The event was free and open to the public.

These quilts were simply amazing. The event had Juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

"Pennies from Heaven" by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year's Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

“Pennies from Heaven” by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year’s Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival provided fun and entertainment for everyone

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival concluded Saturday, April 18th with beautiful weather, great music, wonderful food and entertainment for everyone.

Speaking of food, there were freshly dipped corn dogs, kettle corn, funnel cakes, hotdogs, brats, gyros along with plenty of iced tea and lemonade. The gyros was particularly good. Everything was reasonably priced.

Everybody had a swashbuckling good time at Rivers and Spires.

Everybody had a swashbuckling good time at Rivers and Spires.

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APSU gets visit from Grammy winner Rhonda Larson as final Acuff Chair of Excellence of 2014-15

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The final Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient of 2014-15, Grammy Award winning flutist Rhonda Larson, will bring her talents to campus for a series of lectures and master classes at Austin Peay State University the week of April 21st-28th.

During her residency, Larson will share her experiences as a performing artist, as well as offering insight and lessons to APSU and area students. Her visit to campus will conclude on Tuesday, April 28th, with a concert with the APSU Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Gregory Wolynec. The event will take place at 7:30pm at the Mabry Concert Hall, on the campus of APSU.

Grammy winner Rhonda Larson

Grammy winner Rhonda Larson

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Love and Theft keeps the party going at Rivers and Spires

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival continued Friday evening, April 18th with thousands of people descending on downtown Clarksville. Again, the weather was perfect with temperatures in the mid 60’s.

Everyone was had a good time. There were plenty of things to do like the laser tag area, face painting, the sports zone and the family fun zone. As for entertainment, the stages were jammed packed with talented artist performing.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville's Rivers and Spires Festival.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival gets KISS’d by Mr. Speed

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival kicked off Thursday afternoon, April 16th in downtown Clarksville. Rain that morning had left the area, clouds parted and the sun dried up the streets. There was a cool breeze to go with the blue skys. Perfect weather for the start of the event.

Everything got started at 5:00pm with the opening of the Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit at Madison Street United Methodist Church. The winning quilts had their awards pinned next to the quilt. At 5:30pm, there was a Trunk Show with Charlie Rehea entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

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Hilltop Super Market’s Easter Egg Hunt just gets bigger and better

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The weather was perfect Saturday, April 4th for Hilltop Super Market’s 20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Events started at 11:00am with the egg hunt set for 2:00pm.

There were plenty of activities for the kids like inflatable bounce houses, cupcake decorating, face painting and more. There was food and drink available. Boy Scout Troop 546 was there raising money by selling funnel cakes for $3.00 each.

The 20th Annual Hilltop Supermarket Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday.

The 20th Annual Hilltop Supermarket Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Wettest Egg Hunts huge smash with the Community

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – It might have been cold outside, but inside the Indoor Aquatic Center it was warm and festive Saturday, March 28th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s 4th annual Wettest Egg Hunts.

There were thousands of colored eggs scattered in the swimming pool and wading pool for children to jump in and get for candy and prizes.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation holds Wettest Egg Hunts at the Indoor Aquatic Center.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation holds Wettest Egg Hunts at the Indoor Aquatic Center.

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Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s Easter Egg Hunt a hit with the Kids

 

Cunningham Volunteer Fire DepartmentCunningham, TN – Despite the cold weather, over 100 kids attended the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday, March 28th. The egg hunt was held at Montgomery Central Middle School and began at 10:00am.

This year, three contests were added. Kids could pick a duck from the duck pond and receive a price according to the number on the bottom. At the toss an egg, children tried to throw an egg into an Easter basket for a price.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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