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Clarksville Riverfest’s Juried Art Show was held Thursday night

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Hundreds came out for the annual Riverfest Juried Art Show at Wilma Rudolph Event Center Thursday night, the official beginning of Clarksville’s Riverfest 2018, one of Clarksville’s most anticipated events.

Artists of all ages, working in many mediums, were invited to submit their work. Multiple categories allowed for a wide variety of creative expression, and at 6:15pm, this year’s awards winners were announced.

More than 100 entires made the cut for this year's Riverfest Juried Art Show. The official kickoff of Riverfest 2018 took place Thursday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

More than 100 entires made the cut for this year’s Riverfest Juried Art Show. The official kickoff of Riverfest 2018 took place Thursday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Early Storm does not dampen Riverfest Friday night

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Friday night fun at this year’s Riverfest was slightly delayed as a storm moved through in the late afternoon hours, but by 6:00pm the sound of live music was echoing across the Cumberland River and McGregor Park was coming to life.

Riverfest is Clarksville’s annual 3-day music and arts festival that features food, activities for kids of all ages, and an always impressive lineup of bands from Clarksville, Nashville and beyond.

Friday night at Riverfest was delayed by rain, but not for long. Bands on both stages were playing under clear skies by 6:00pm.

Friday night at Riverfest was delayed by rain, but not for long. Bands on both stages were playing under clear skies by 6:00pm.

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Planning Christmas Dinner in August? Well, You Should Be!

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture says the  dog days of summer seem an odd time to start planning holiday menus.

However, if you want locally produced meats grown and processed just the way you like them gracing your holiday tables, it’s time to track down that rack of lamb, pasture raised turkey, prime beef rib, or heirloom breed pork sausage. 

Now is the time to plan your holiday meals if you plan on buying local produced meats says Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Now is the time to plan your holiday meals if you plan on buying local produced meats says Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

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City of Clarksville to open BCycle station at Austin Peay State University

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Austin Peay State University are partnering to open a Clarksville BCycle station on campus and offer currently enrolled APSU students free annual bike-share memberships.

Thanks to an award-winning “Great Green Idea” by former SGA President Frank Burns, the support of the Student Government Association and the Sustainable Campus Fee Committee, a new station with 10 BCycles has been installed at the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center.

Gleaming new BCycles, customized with special APSU graphics, stand ready for use at the new Clarksville BCycle station near APSU’s Foy Recreation Center. The station will be dedicated Thursday.

Gleaming new BCycles, customized with special APSU graphics, stand ready for use at the new Clarksville BCycle station near APSU’s Foy Recreation Center. The station will be dedicated Thursday.

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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation awarded $500,000 Grant for Nature Center at Rotary Park

 

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced the list of Tennessee Communities this week that would receive a series of grants totaling more than $15 million to help fund parks and recreation projects in Tennessee communities across the state.

“Easy access to parks, trails, walking paths and other recreational facilities can make a good community a great community,” said Haslam. “These grants provide the resources needed to help make Tennessee an even more desirable place to live, work and raise a family.”

Funding will be used to Help Subsidize the Nature Center at Rotary Park

Funding will be used to Help Subsidize the Nature Center at Rotary Park

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TWRA’s Inaugural Private Lands/Archery only Three Day Deer Season, August 24th-26th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces thats sportsmen will have the opportunity to participate in Tennessee’s inaugural statewide archery, private lands only/antlered only deer season from August 24th-26th, 2018.

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted at its May meeting to establish this short season to give hunters an opportunity to harvest a buck with velvet-covered antlers.

Tennessee’s inaugural statewide archery, private lands only/antlered only deer season from August 24th-26th

Tennessee’s inaugural statewide archery, private lands only/antlered only deer season from August 24th-26th

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TWRA announces Squirrel Season Opens, Tennessee’s 2018 Free Hunting Day is August 25th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season says the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

In addition to the opening of squirrel season, it will be the middle day of the statewide three-day archery private lands only/antlered only deer season. This is the first year for this type of deer season.

Tennessee's 2018 Free Hunting Day is August 25th

Tennessee’s 2018 Free Hunting Day is August 25th

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says State Fair Season is in Full Swing

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – While Tennesseans settle into a new school year and get ready for fall, the fair season is still going strong says the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Fairs fill a unique role in our communities, providing all visitors the chance to have fun, learn about Tennessee’s agricultural past, and see the promise of its future.

Fairs in Tennessee are going on now through October.

Fairs in Tennessee are going on now through October.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says more and more Farmers Markets accept SNAP

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Agriculture says in Tennessee, a growing number of farmers markets are putting more dollars into farmers’ pockets while helping hungry people maximize their access to fresh food.

Forty of Tennessee’s farmers markets now work with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government’s primary anti-hunger program.

Buying Farm fresh foods is a “Snap” at Tennessee Farmers Markets.

Buying Farm fresh foods is a “Snap” at Tennessee Farmers Markets.

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Tennesseans Love Farmers Markets

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennesseans love their farmers markets, and the proof is in their growth.

In 2000, fewer than 50 farmers markets were listed with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Pick Tennessee Products program. By 2014, Tennessee had 154 farmers markets, ranking first in the nation in growth of farmers markets, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Tennesseans love their farmers markets

Tennesseans love their farmers markets

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