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Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 Celebration to be held September 5th and 6th

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville, Miller Lite and Agero along the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park as we celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage at the 27th annual Riverfest Celebration, September 5th and 6th, 2014.

This FREE, two day music and arts festival features three stages of a variety of local, regional and nationally-known entertainers, delicious food, and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Riverfest

Clarksville’s Riverfest

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum’s Crouch Gallery to have Bold Dizygotics on View

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – “Twins” is the theme in the Customs House Museum’s Crouch Gallery this September. Specifically, those created by Ohio artist Leslie Shiels.

Twins can either be monozygotic, “identical”, meaning that they develop from one zygote that splits and forms two embryos, or dizygotic, “fraternal”, because they develop from two separate eggs. Shiels’ animals appear more as portraits within patterns of positive and negative.

Leslie Sheils Dizygotic Hound Left

Leslie Sheils Dizygotic Hound Left

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Clarksville’s Frolic on Franklin to be held September 13th

 

Clarksville's Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – Downtown Clarksville’s 9th Annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” will take place Saturday, September 13th from 8:30am-3:30pm.

The free event will showcase the works of more than 30 artists, staged entertainment, art demonstrations, and a doggie fashion show – all along the 100 block of historic Franklin Street.

A variety of original fine art, as well as handmade crafts, will be on display including paintings and photography, jewelry, clay garden items, wood work, purses and fabric accessories, pottery, candles, jewelry, woven and knitted items, and seasonal gifts. Items will be for sale with prices ranging from $2.00 – $500.00.

Frolic on Franklin Street

Frolic on Franklin Street

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Customs House Museum to hold Annual Women Painting Women Exhibition starting September 12th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will exhibit its annual Women Painting Women exhibit on September 12th. This year’s slate of artists hailing from Tennessee, California, Georgia, and Ohio, offer a variety of artistic views of the female form.

Lecoupd'oeil - Chantal Barber

Lecoupd’oeil – Chantal Barber

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for August 7th, 2014

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN - Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 2014 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of August, the Museum will feature Serving Abroad: Through Their Eyes, Greg Williamson: With the Troops, Paul Harmon: Inner Voices, The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections, Technically Speaking, My Own Backyard: The Art of Patsy Sharpe, Art & Lunch: Matisse / Picasso – Twin Giants of Modern Art, and Miniature Circus.

The Art of Patsy Sharpe

The Art of Patsy Sharpe

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Pledge your support this weekend at the Clarksville Downtown Market; Donate School Supplies, Shop Fresh Produce

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Since its opening, the Clarksville Downtown Market has been a success- so much so that it was voted the number one market in Tennessee through America’s Farmland Trust, four years in a row!

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday, July 26th, 2014 by stopping by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation booth and pledging your support!

Each pledge made for our market inches us closer to the number one market in the country as a part of the “I Love My Farmers Market Celebration™” hosted by American Farmland Trust.

Clarksville Downtown Market.

Clarksville Downtown Market.

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Events to honor Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy ‘Bubba’ Johnson a hugh success

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Hundreds came out to support two events today in memory of fallen Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson.

A light mist had begun falling shortly after 8:00am when Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson spoke to the crowd of hundreds of runners waiting to begin the Inaugural Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race.

“I think Bubba is watching over us today,” Fuson said. “It’s the perfect weather for a run.”

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson speaks to the crowd while embracing Jennifer and Shelby Johnson, the family of fallen Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson speaks to the crowd while embracing Jennifer and Shelby Johnson, the family of fallen Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson.

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Clarksville Police investigating Air Condition Unit Theft from Union Street and Downtown Area

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Detectives with the Clarksville Police Department are currently conducting an investigation in reference to a theft of an Air Conditioning from the Union Street area.

The suspect is a white male approximately 5’8-5’9 about 160lbs with dark hair.  He also has a distinctive cross tattoo on his right inner forearm.

If anyone can identify the suspect in this photo, plese call Detective Tracy Woodruff at 931.648.0656 ext 5531 or to remain anonymous, call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

If anyone can identify the suspect in this photo, plese call Detective Tracy Woodruff at 931.648.0656 ext 5531 or to remain anonymous, call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report for July 1st, 2014

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Due to the upcoming 4th of July weekend, the city council moved its regular voting session to July 1st. It was an interesting evening.

Ordinance 7 – 2014-15 (Homeless Shelter Distance)

This ordinance proposed to shrink the distance that a homeless shelter could be located from residential properties. Currently, the distance requirement is 1000 feet. According to map inquiries by the Planning Commission, there are only four locations left in Clarksville that would allow a shelter to be at this separation requirement. «Read the rest of this article»

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