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Christmas in Occupied Clarksville was held Saturday at Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center hosted its 6th annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville, Saturday, with a full house on hand to enjoy games, refreshments, and a little history about what it was like to live in occupied Clarksville during the Civil War.

William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance, spoke about the event.

Fort Defiance hosted its annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville on Saturday, with historic ornaments, refreshments, and traditional music.

Fort Defiance hosted its annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville on Saturday, with historic ornaments, refreshments, and traditional music.

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Clarksville Christmas Parade delights young and old alike

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – It was a beautiful night Saturday for the 58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville. People lined the streets waiting for the start of the parade. Children were excited in anticipation of seeing the floats and Santa Claus.

Austin Peay head football coach Will Healy was the grand marshal. The theme was “Christmas Around the World”.

 58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

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SpiritFest draws huge crowd to Downtown Clarksville

 

Clarksville's SpiritfestClarksville, TN – Downtown Clarksville was the site of the 3rd Annual SpiritFest Saturday, a holiday event that preceded this year’s 58th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade.

Festivities were held in an area that included streets and parking lots between First Presbyterian Church on Main Street, Trinity Episcopal Church on Franklin Street, and the new Downtown Commons space.

The 3rd Annual SpiritFest, featuring a variety of fun, family-friendly activities, preceded this year's Christmas Parade Saturday.

The 3rd Annual SpiritFest, featuring a variety of fun, family-friendly activities, preceded this year’s Christmas Parade Saturday.

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Montgomery County’s Rotary Park Disc Golf Course Expansion Complete

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Thanks to a grant from Clarksville Montgomery County Community Health Foundation acquired by students from Clarksville Academy in partnership with Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, Phase II of the Rotary Park Disc Golf Project has been completed.

The course is now 18-holes with a red and yellow basket for each of the 18 concrete tees, giving players of all ages and skill levels an opportunity to enjoy the game.

Clarksville Academy students partnered with Montgomery County Parks and Recreation to complete Phase II of the Rotary Park Disc Golf Project.

Clarksville Academy students partnered with Montgomery County Parks and Recreation to complete Phase II of the Rotary Park Disc Golf Project.

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TWRA releases 2017-18 Winter Trout Stocking Schedule

 

Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park to be restocked on January 6th and February 1st, 2018

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2017-18 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.

The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing.

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in late November and continue into March. Approximately 90,000 rainbow trout will be stocked during the time frame. Updates can be found on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in late November and continue into March. Approximately 90,000 rainbow trout will be stocked during the time frame. Updates can be found on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org

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Christmas on the Cumberland opens to the delight of Hundreds

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s McGregor Park RiverWalk was filled with music, dancing, and fans of Santa & Mrs Claus at Tuesday’s official lighting of the city’s 2,000,000 light holiday display.

Christmas on the Cumberland kicked off its 19th year with a grand opening ceremony that began at 5:30pm.

The City of Clarksville celebrated the 19th Annual Christmas on the Cumberland Tuesday, with a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus who helped throw the switch and turn on 1,000,000 lights at the McGregor Park Riverwalk.

The City of Clarksville celebrated the 19th Annual Christmas on the Cumberland Tuesday, with a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus who helped throw the switch and turn on 1,000,000 lights at the McGregor Park Riverwalk.

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Clarksville’s Valleybrook Park reopens with new Playgrounds

 

Federal grants provide updated restrooms, pavilions

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Valleybrook Park, a neighborhood green space on Crossland Avenue near downtown, reopened Monday after a facelift funded with federal grants secured by the City of Clarksville.

Improvements include two new playgrounds, new restrooms, a new pavilion, conversion of the old restrooms to an additional pavilion, and repaving of the parking lot.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau, members of the Clarksville City Council and students from Tabernacle Christian School cut a ribbon Monday formally reopening Valleybrook Park.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau, members of the Clarksville City Council and students from Tabernacle Christian School cut a ribbon Monday formally reopening Valleybrook Park.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council awards Arts, Heritage Lifetime Achievement Awards

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Four Clarksvillians were recently honored by the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Cindy Marsh, professor emerita of art at Austin Peay State University, and graphic designer Mike Fink received the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and local historians Rosalind Kurita and Carolyn Stier Ferrell received the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

Mike Fink and Cindy Marsh

Mike Fink and Cindy Marsh

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Handmade Holidays kicks off shopping season

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hosted its annual Handmade Holidays this weekend.

This year, more than 70 vendors came to the show which has become a favorite of locals, and an unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted its annual craft fair, Handmade Holidays this weekend at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted its annual craft fair, Handmade Holidays this weekend at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Hundreds line streets for Clarksville-Montgomery County’s annual Veterans Day Parade

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – Dozens of entries in Clarksville-Montgomery County’s annual Veterans Day Parade made their way through the streets of downtown Saturday, as hundreds lined up along the route to show respect and appreciation for our community’s veterans.

A pre-parade presentation on the steps of the courthouse featured speeches by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, as well as the keynote speech by this year’s Parade Grand Marshall CW3 John Clement, U.S. Army Ret.

A huge turnout for Clarksville's annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday.

A huge turnout for Clarksville’s annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday.

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