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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk To Be Held on June 5th

 

Clarksville's First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – The June Art Walk will be held June 5th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street, and Strawberry Alley. The participating businesses are listed below as well as a description of the work they will be exhibiting and services they will be offering during the event.

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. «Read the rest of this article»

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Wrapping up Clarksville’s 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The last day of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival continued to be the best in memory. The weather was absolutely flawless, neither too hot nor to cold. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky throughout the entire day.

I rushed down to the Festival at 9:00am to catch the annual WJZM 1400 AM Clarksville in Review broadcast from the Festival. This usually is held at the Bill Roberts thunder road automotive tent on Franklin Street just down from the Roxy Regional Theatre. The program was already well underway when I arrived.

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

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Girl Scouts and Beachaven Winery to Host Second Annual Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Pairing Fundraiser

 

Girl ScoutsClarksville, TN – Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee and Beachaven Winery will host the Second Annual ‘Recipes for Success’ Girl Scout Cookie and wine pairing fundraising event on May 20th.

The event will take place at Beachaven Vineyards & Winery from 5:00pm–7:00pm and is for adults 21 and over. Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers are honorary co-chairs. «Read the rest of this article»

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Rivers and Spires Festival opening night was absolutely fabulous

 

Rivers and Spires continues Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th

Clarksville's Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Thursday April 24th was the opening of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival, and Clarksvillians turned out in droves to enjoy the first day of the free three day festival. The weather was perfect neither too hot nor too cold, and threatening rain held off until after the Festival had concluded for the evening.

I asked Theresa Harrington, the Executive Director CVB and Vice President Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council how she thought things were going, “I think it’s gonna be great! This weather is going to be the best that we’ve ever had I think. Good crowds are showing up already tonight. You can come down and see see the Clydesdales, stilt walkers, you can see the bands and enjoy the entertainment! The Festival has everything that you can possibly imagine.”

Headliner Slippery When Wet, the Bon Jovi Tribute Band performing on the opening night of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

Headliner Slippery When Wet, the Bon Jovi Tribute Band performing on the opening night of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

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Rivers and Spires Road Closures Announced

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Road closures have been announced this week for the 12th Annual Rivers and Spires Festival in downtown Clarksville.

Some street closures will begin Wednesday, April 23rd. All street will be open again Sunday, April 27th by 7:00am.

The following streets will be closed.

Rivers and Spires Street Closures.

Rivers and Spires Street Closures.

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APSU professor Sharon Mabry to speak at Woodward Library Society event April 21st

 

Woodward Library Society Clarksville, TN –  Dr. Sharon Mabry may be a nationally renowned singer and performer, but the Austin Peay State University professor of music is also a gifted storyteller. Have you heard her tell the one about her concert in Boston, when the hotel gave away her reservation?

“Finally the (concierge) says, ‘well OK, I found a place for you to go,’” Mabry said. “We followed him through this beautiful lobby, we followed him out the back door, down an alley way into this strange place, knocked on a door that looked like a speakeasy. There was this long hallway with bare bulbs everywhere. It ended up, we stayed in these little cubicles for the night. These cells. There was no television. There was just a bed. It was clean but that’s about all you can say.”

Dr. Sharon Mabry to read from new book “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival.” at Woodward Library Society Social April 21st.

Dr. Sharon Mabry to read from new book “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival.” at Woodward Library Society Social April 21st.

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Banker’s To Bowl for Kids’ Sake

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville hosts annual event

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville area bankers are challenging each other to raise the most funds to support Big Brothers Big Sisters as it kicks off it’s 31st Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake this evening, March 4th, 2014 at The Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center. 

Last year the Banker’s Challenge collected over $30,000 for the local charity with ten of Clarksville area banks participating. F&M Bank raised over $6,500 in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville’s mentoring programs. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Clarksville’s Ted Crozier receives SAFE Community Heroes Award

 

SAFE - Soldiers and Families EmbracedClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced presented Col. (R) Ted Crozier, US Army, with the inaugural SAFE Community Heroes Award to recognize Col. Crozier’s passionate work for Soldiers, veterans and family members.

The award was the Inaugural Community Heroes Award and will in years to come awarded by SAFE to honor those who work tirelessly for our military, veterans and their families.

Ted Crozier receives SAFE Community Heroes Award

Ted Crozier receives SAFE Community Heroes Award

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City of Clarksville lights official Christmas Tree

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – On Saturday the City of Clarksville held the official lighting of the city’s Christmas tree on public square. Normally the lighting is held in conjunction with the city’s Christmas parade, however with inclement weather forcing the cancellation of the Christmas parade, that was not possible this year.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan officiated short ceremony before lighting the city’s tree with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

The Lighting of the City of Clarksville's Christmas Tree

The Lighting of the City of Clarksville’s Christmas Tree

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre brings back The Plaids in “Plaid Tidings” for the Holidays, November 29th – December 14th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – You’ll be dreaming of a “Plaid” Christmas this holiday season when the boys from Forever Plaid return to the Roxy Regional Theatre!

At first Frankie, Jinx, Smudge and Sparky aren’t sure why they’ve returned to Earth for another posthumous performance, but a phone call from the heavenly Rosemary Clooney lets them know that they’re needed to put a little four-part harmony into a discordant holiday.

"Plaid Tidings" at the Roxy staring (top left to right), Michael Spaziani, Ryan Bowie, RJ Magee, and Josh Bernaski.

“Plaid Tidings” at the Roxy staring (top left to right), Michael Spaziani, Ryan Bowie, RJ Magee, and Josh Bernaski.

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