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Clarksville Riverfests’ Rally on the Cumberland Winners Announced

 

Clarksville Riverfest

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest kicked off Saturday, September 8th with Rally on the Cumberland, the city’s annual canoe and kayak race.

Fourteen boats began the race at the Montgomery County Conservation Club at 8:00am and paddled approximately 6 miles in length on the Cumberland River to McGregor Park.

Participants paddled the Cumberland River for prizes, bragging rights.

2018 Clarksville Riverfest Rally on the Cumberland. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation)

2018 Clarksville Riverfest Rally on the Cumberland. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta a sure crowd pleaser

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – People lined the bank of the Cumberland River at 1:00pm, Saturday, September 8th, for the Clarksville Riverfest Regatta, also known at the cardboard boat races, that took place at McGregor Park Boat Launch Area. It was cool overcast day with a steady down river wind.

Boats are constructed from cardboard and recycled materials and raced down the Cumberland River in a 100-yard dash. U.S. Bank was the sponsor of this year’s Riverfest Regatta. There were 10 entries and 9 took part in the races.

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

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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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Clarksville Riverfest Festival set for September 6th-8th

 

Clarksville Riverfest

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 31st anniversary of the annual Clarksville Riverfest Celebration, September 6th-8th, 2018.

This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

Chart-topping band Sister Hazel to hit the Miller Lite Stage Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

Chart-topping band Sister Hazel to hit the Miller Lite Stage Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

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Clarksville Riverfest’s Rally on the Cumberland and Riverfest Regatta registration deadline is September 5th

 

Clarksville Riverfest

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Clarksville Riverfest will be hosting two water competitions as part of this year’s festival, Rally on the Cumberland and the Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Rally on the Cumberland will be September 9th, 2018 at 8:00am and Cardboard Boat Regatta will be the same day at 1:00pm.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Final Road to Riverfest concert set for August 25th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Road to Riverfest, an outdoor concert series leading up to Clarksville’s award winning festival Riverfest, continues with the final show of the series from 6:00-9:00pm Saturday, August 25th with live music, food and beer at Liberty Park.

Liberty Park Music Series to offer Live Music, Food and Beverages.

Liberty Park Music Series to offer Live Music, Food and Beverages.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host Float the River event, August 18th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host another float event for canoe and kayak enthusiasts at 8:00am Saturday, August 18th, 2018. Participants will float approximately two miles on the Cumberland River from Liberty Park to Trice Landing Park.

Canoe or kayak the Cumberland River from Liberty Park to Trice Landing Park with Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Canoe or kayak the Cumberland River from Liberty Park to Trice Landing Park with Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

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Clarksville Riverfest’s Rally on the Cumberland and Riverfest Regatta have prizes to be won

 

Clarksville Riverfest

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Clarksville Riverfest is excited to host not one but two water competitions as part of this year’s festival, Rally on the Cumberland and the Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Rally on the Cumberland will be September 9th at 8:00am and Cardboard Boat Regatta will be the same day at 1:00pm.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers public access to Cheatham Lock

 

Written by Bill Peoples
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7. The lock is accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm now through September 3rd, 2018.

Allowing people to visit the lock enhances community relations and lets people see how the lock facilitates movement of commerce within the U.S. Inland Waterway System.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7 in Ashland City, Tennessee. (USACE Photo by Leon Roberts)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7 in Ashland City, Tennessee. (USACE Photo by Leon Roberts)

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Kids catch interest in outdoors, environment at Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo

 

Written by Trey Church
Cheatham Lake Conservation Biologist

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Kids caught fish and an interest in the outdoors and environment during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo.

“The Fishing Rodeo brought about many smiles, healthy competition, education, and memories to last a lifetime,” said Amy Hill, an event participant.

Every child (up to age 15) who signed up for the event received a prize ranging from fishing rods, archery sets, sporting equipment, local gift cards, and tackle boxes. Every participant was also treated to lunch from event sponsors.

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

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