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Rivers and Spires gives you the chance to meet Country Music Superstar Jo Dee Messina

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers & Spires Festival wants you to enter to win a chance to meet Jo Dee Messina on Saturday, April 20th, 2013 before she takes the Public Square stage.

To enter for your chance to win go online to www.riversandspires.com/win. Fill out the form field and submit your information to be entered to win the opportunity to meet the award-winning country artist and a free nights stay at the Riverview Inn.

Jo Dee Messina. (Photography by:  Jake Harsh)

Jo Dee Messina. (Photography by: Jake Harsh)

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Rivers and Spires Festival headliner for 2013 is Joe Dee Messina

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival is pleased to announce that the Grammy nominated and CMA award-winning country musician Jo Dee Messina will be the featured headliner at the 2013 Festival. Messina will take the Public Square stage at 7:00pm as the main event on Saturday, April 20th, 2013. The concert is free and open to the public.

She will perform some of her biggest hits that made her a superstar and one of country music’s leading ladies. Songs such as “Heads Carolina, Tails California”, “Bye Bye”, “I’m Alright”, “Stand Beside Me” and “Bring On The Rain” will make up a concert you don’t want to miss.

Jo Dee Messina will take the Rivers and Spires Public Square stage on Saturday, April 20th at 7:00pm

Jo Dee Messina will take the Rivers and Spires Public Square stage on Saturday, April 20th at 7:00pm

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Miss Tennessee USA, and Miss Teen Tennessee USA pageants begins tonight at Austin Peay State University

 

Clarksville, TN - This weekend  Clarksville, Tennessee once again plays  host to the Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Teen Tennessee USA pageants. Tonight kicks off the preliminary competition with the Miss Tennessee USA pageant beginning at 6:30pm and the Miss Teen Tennessee USA pageant beginning at 8:30pm the music and mass communication building at Austin Peay State University.

The finals rounds of the pageants will be held on Saturday with Miss Tennessee Teen USA starting off at 3:30 PM, followed by the Miss Tennessee USA finals at 8:00pm.

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USS LST 325 docks in Clarkville at McGregor Park Boat Ramp

 

USS LST 325Clarksville, TN – This afternoon, September 25th, the USS LST 325 made it’s way down the Cumberland River from Nashville and docked at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp around 3:00pm. Crews began tying the boat off to the banks and preparing it for tomorrows tours. The ship will be available for tours September 26th-30th.

The LST (Landing Ship, Tank) is a floating monument to the past. The ship was used in various missions in World War II including the invasion of Sicily. Visitors are able to climb aboard and explore the ship as the crew provides a glimpse into her past.

USS LST 325 docking at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp.

USS LST 325 docking at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 17th, 2012

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • “Backroad Brigade” to perform at Jammin’ in the Alley
  • Storytellers at Kleeman
  • LST-325 in Clarksville for a Limited Time
  • Indoor Aquatic Center to open for the season
  • Bark in the Park

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USS LST 325 to dock at McGregor Park for Tours September 26th-30th

 

USS LST 325Clarksville, TN – On September 26th-30th a key piece of military history will be on the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville, TN. Join us at McGregor Park as we welcome the LST-325. The LST crew will provide a rare glimpse into this floating monument as visitors are able to climb aboard and explore the ship.

Military enthusiasts, history buffs, and school groups will learn how it was instrumental in battles dating back to WWII.

USS LST 325

USS LST 325

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Rivers and Spires email is opportunity to be better

 
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Clarksville, TN – Just my opinion, I like to call news.

This week a business owner in downtown Clarksville sent an email to the organizers of the annual Rivers and Spires Festival, praising their work and complimenting the volunteer efforts that it takes to host such an event.

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Rivers and Spires Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Bang

 

Rivers and Spires Festiveal 2012 - 10 yearsClarksville, TN – The final day of the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday opened with unseasonably cooler weather to the point of being really chilly.  Warm coats, hats, and/or gloves were the order of the day.  Turnout started out slow, and might have been a little bit depressed over all from previous years as a result, but the people who did come out had a really great time!

Arriving around 11:00am, I found dribs and drabs of people mostly scattered around the various stages. As the morning progressed the numbers steadily increased. I made my way up strawberry alley and watched a vendor playing with one of the many items he had for sale. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Rivers and Spires Festival announces 2013 Poster Contest Winner

 

Rivers and Spires Festival 2012Clarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival is pleased to announce Austin Peay State University Junior, Lucas Freeze as the winner of the 2013 Festival Poster Design project.

Freeze was a part of a class project, through the APSU Design Center, that came up with several comps of artwork for the 2013 Festival poster.

Representatives from the Rivers & Spires Festival present Lucas Freeze with a check for his winning piece of artwork. (L-R) Robin Burton, VP Marketing City-County Economic Development Council; Kell Black, Chairman Austin Peay Department of Art; Lucas Freeze; Mark DeYoung, Assistant Professor; Doug Barber, Festival Director.

Representatives from the Rivers & Spires Festival present Lucas Freeze with a check for his winning piece of artwork. (L-R) Robin Burton, VP Marketing City-County Economic Development Council; Kell Black, Chairman Austin Peay Department of Art; Lucas Freeze; Mark DeYoung, Assistant Professor; Doug Barber, Festival Director.

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Rivers and Spires Festival gives you a chance to meet Little Big Town

 

Rivers and Spires Festival 2012Clarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival wants you to enter to win a chance to meet Little Big Town on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 before they take the stage at 9:00pm.

To enter for your chance to win, go online to www.riversandspires.com and click on the Enter To Win tab. Fill out the form field and submit for your chance to meet the award winning group and a free nights stay at the Riverview Inn.

Enter To Win A Chance To Meet Little Big Town at this year's Rivers and Spires Festival

Enter To Win A Chance To Meet Little Big Town at this year's Rivers and Spires Festival

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