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58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade to be held this Saturday

 

‘Christmas Around the World’ leads big list of City activities

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Celebrate “Christmas Around the World” and cheer on Coach Will Healy, architect of Austin Peay State University’s amazing 2017 football success, at the 58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade beginning at 5:00pm Saturday, December 2nd in Downtown Clarksville.

Healy, whose Governors gift-wrapped an 8-4 turnaround season for fans, will be this year’s grand marshal. He’ll be surrounded by an array of floats and parade entries embracing the “Christmas Around the World Theme” through music, dress and decor.

58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, December 2nd, at 5:00pm.

58th Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, December 2nd, at 5:00pm.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks entries for Christmas Parade

 

Deadline to register for 58th annual event is Wednesday, November 29th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by participating in this year’s annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government.

This night-time, lighted Christmas parade is scheduled for 5:00pm Saturday, December 2nd in downtown Clarksville.

Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade

Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade

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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 Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening set for November 21st

 

Grand opening to feature official lighting of holiday display and special guests

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating display of more than two million lights.

Join with friends and neighbors to celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 19th year with a grand opening ceremony at 5:30pm, Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at the McGregor Park RiverWalk and Museum.

Mrs. Claus, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Santa Claus and Snow Bird flip the switch officially turning on the lights for Christmas on the Cumberland.

Mrs. Claus, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Santa Claus and Snow Bird flip the switch officially turning on the lights for Christmas on the Cumberland.

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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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation partners with Distinguished Steppers for Quick Silver Social

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited for this fall’s Quick Silver Social event from 5:00pm-8:00pm Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at Kleeman Community Center.

Dance event will honor Military Veterans.

Dance event will honor Military Veterans.

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2nd annual Zombie Run a real blast

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Eric Yow and his team from Clarksville Zombie Hunters hosted its Second annual Zombie Run at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 28th, 2017, which this year evolved into a Zombie Chase Race.

“This is our 4th year in business,” Yow said. “We started in 2014 on a relatively small scale, and it has just exploded. Now, we have eight attractions at one location, like the zombie paint ball hay ride, which takes you through zombie infested woods. There is a turret-mounted paint ball gun, and you can literally shoot zombies in the face.”

Clarksville Zombie Hunters hosts its annual Zombie Chase Race at Liberty Park.

Clarksville Zombie Hunters hosts its annual Zombie Chase Race at Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation holds 2nd annual Super Hero Party at Burt-Cobb Community Center

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – More than 90 kids showed up for the 2nd annual Super Hero Party at Burt-Cobb Community Center on Thursday, October 26th, 2017.

Laconza Gilliam is the center’s recreation manager. She took a moment to talk about this and other activities at the center.

“This is our second year, and it will be an annual thing for us,” Gilliam said. “We call this our Super Hero Party, and we chose to do it during the week because there is so much competition on the actual day of Halloween, and the weekend prior.”

The annual Halloween Super Hero Party at Burt-Cobb Community Center.

The annual Halloween Super Hero Party at Burt-Cobb Community Center.

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Fright on Franklin has Large Turnout in Chilly Weather

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Ghouls and goblins took over Downtown Clarksville Saturday during Fright on Franklin. Despite the cold, hundreds filled the streets to take part in safe trick or treating and Halloween fun.

More than 70 local organizations and businesses took part providing candy and treats for those in attendance.

Fright on Franklin packs Downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin packs Downtown Clarksville.

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City of Clarksville issues Halloween Advisory, “Be Safe, Have Fun”

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville does not designate a time or rules for traditional Halloween trick or treating, except that the city’s regular curfew law for minors remains in effect.

“This year Halloween falls on Tuesday, October 31st, and City government expects families to enjoy the event as they choose,” said Richard V. Stevens, Communications Director for the City of Clarksville.

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