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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland winners announced

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show was during the Rivers and Spires Festival, April 16th-18th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. There were a variety of quilts from local artists on display from traditional to one of a kind. The event was free and open to the public.

These quilts were simply amazing. The event had Juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

"Pennies from Heaven" by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year's Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

“Pennies from Heaven” by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year’s Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Love and Theft keeps the party going at Rivers and Spires

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival continued Friday evening, April 18th with thousands of people descending on downtown Clarksville. Again, the weather was perfect with temperatures in the mid 60’s.

Everyone was had a good time. There were plenty of things to do like the laser tag area, face painting, the sports zone and the family fun zone. As for entertainment, the stages were jammed packed with talented artist performing.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville's Rivers and Spires Festival.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

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Rivers and Spires continues tonight in Downtown Clarksville

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival begins tonight, Friday, April 17th at 5:00pm. Come out and music, artistic exhibits, thrilling competitions, and vendor booths.

The Northeast High School Exit One and JV Show Choirs will start things off on the Courthouse Stage at 5:00pm. Also at 5:00pm, Khamsin will be on the Strawberry Alley Stage, Few Miles On will play on the Public Square Stage and The Art of Hula will be on the Main and Third Stage.

Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival gets KISS’d by Mr. Speed

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival kicked off Thursday afternoon, April 16th in downtown Clarksville. Rain that morning had left the area, clouds parted and the sun dried up the streets. There was a cool breeze to go with the blue skys. Perfect weather for the start of the event.

Everything got started at 5:00pm with the opening of the Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit at Madison Street United Methodist Church. The winning quilts had their awards pinned next to the quilt. At 5:30pm, there was a Trunk Show with Charlie Rehea entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

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Rivers and Spires’ Quilts of the Cumberland Exhibit ready for opening night

 

Does Your Quilt Have a Sleeve?

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The hanging of the quilts for the Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show was held on Wednesday night April 15th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church in preparation for this year’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

There are a lot of terms used by quilters that you may be strange to you, but if you are attending the quilt show, you will probably hear many of them used in reference to the quilts you will view.

Quilts being hung for the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show.

Quilts being hung for the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival kicks off tonight with KISS tribute band Mr. Speed

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival gets started tonight, Thursday, April 16th with musical entertainment for everyone. The free festival will have musicians of all genres. Tonight’s hours are from 5:00pm-10:00pm.

Driven, a local pop group, will kick things off at 5:00pm on the Strawberry Alley Stage. Driven boasts smooth harmony with high energy show.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Queen City Road Race Early Bird Registration Discount deadline approaches

 

37th Annual Queen City Road RaceClarksville, TN – The 37th Annual Queen City Road Race scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd, have you reserved your spot at the finish line? If not, you’d better act quickly to be eligible for the discounted rate of $20.00 for the 5K and 7K races.

The Early Bird discounted registration deadline is April 17th. Registration will be available through race day, however prices increase to $25.00 for the 5K and 7K races. The non-competitive One Mile Movement will remain at a $5.00 registration fee now through race day.

Registration for the Queen City Road Race is simple and may be completed online or in person. Online registration can be completed by visiting www.cityofclarksville.com/qcrr and is available onsite at 102 Public Square.

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Queen City Road Race

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires gives Gamers their own area at CDE’s Gig City Gaming Area

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Video game aficionados have a place to unite, unwind and show their gaming skills at this year’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

For the second year, the Festival will be bringing a free, fully interactive gaming area to the underground parking garage located on Franklin Street. Gig City Gaming, presented by CDE Lightband, will feature over 50 titles and will cater to over 30,000 gamers. Tons of gaming will be available for everyone to enjoy on systems including the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Play Station 3 and Play Station 4.

Kids enjoying the gaming experience provided by CDE Lightband's new gigabit service offering at the Gig City Gaming Area

Kids enjoying the gaming experience provided by CDE Lightband’s new gigabit service offering at the Gig City Gaming Area

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Rivers and Spires Festival Road Closures

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th Annual Rivers and Spires Festival in downtown Clarksville, April 16th-18th, is free and open to the public. The Festival features five stages of music and entertainment, arts and crafts, marketplace, food vendors and activities for all ages.

Road closures for this week have been announced for the Rivers and Spires Festival in downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival begins Thursday, April 16th

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s award winning Rivers and Spires Festival returns April 16th-19th with a packed three day schedule of free entertainment for everyone.

Long considered Clarksville’s largest event, the Festival has an estimated 40,000 in attendance annually. Festival goers enjoy expertly combined dynamic music, artistic exhibits, thrilling competitions, and intriguing vendor booths.

A young girl enjoys one of the Inflatables at the Rivers and Spires Festival

A young girl enjoys one of the Inflatables at the Rivers and Spires Festival

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