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Tremendous turnout for Cooling at the Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 29th, 2017, the Friends of Dunbar Cave held their annual Cooling at the Cave event at Dunbar Cave State Park from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Cooling at the Cave is a family event. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Cooling at the Cave is a celebration of the culture that was around the cave that Roy Acuff brought to the area.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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Cooling at the Cave to be held at Dunbar Cave, Saturday July 29th, 2017

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday July 29th, 2017 from 3:00pm-5:00pm, come out to Dunbar Cave State natural Area for the annual Cooling at the Cave event. Cooling at the Cave is a Clarksville tradition that goes back over 100 years. Join the Friends of Dunbar Cave and enjoy live music and refreshments at the cool cave entrance.

Prior to air conditioning being widely available, locals would gather at the mouth of the cave to enjoy the cool air gently blowing from the mouth of the cave.  Many concerts wear held there as people would fellowship and beat the heat of summer.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave set for Saturday, May 13th

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 13th, the Friends of Dunbar Cave (FODC) will be holding their annual Spring Fling event. FODC is anticipating a good turnout and has planned lots of free activities for the whole family.

All activities begin at the Visitor’s Center and are free of charge. Event will be rain or shine. Children must be supervised by an adult.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place November 3rd, 2016

 

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

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center to hold Book Signing for David Magers during November Art Walk

 

Book Signing to Benefit Friends of Dunbar Cave

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Local nature photographer David Magers specializes in birds. His work has been shown in various Clarksville venues, including the Downtown Artists Co-op, Silke’s Old World Breads, Planters Bank, L and N Train Station, the Clarksville Public Library, and others. David has recently published a photography book titled “The Birds of Dunbar Cave State Park,” containing recent photos of some 58 species, all taken on the park grounds.

"The Birds Of Dunbar Cave State Park" by David Magers

“The Birds Of Dunbar Cave State Park” by David Magers

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Cooling at the Cave Attracts Huge Crowd to Dunbar Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave sponsor Cooling at the Cave, a family event once every year. The event was held Saturday, July 30th. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Their cool jazz thrilled a crowd of more than 300—couples, families with small children, people with their well-behaved dogs, and jazz lovers of all ages. With songs like “String of Pearls,” Tuxedo Junction,” “Stardust,” and other favorites, Cumberland Winds enchanted the on-lookers with their finesse and pleasing harmonies.

Cooling at the Cave

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Cooling at the Cave to be held at Dunbar Cave, Saturday July 30th, 2016

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday July 30th from 3:00pm-5:00pm, come out to Dunbar Cave State natural Area for the annual Cooling at the Cave event.  Join the Friends of Dunbar Cave and enjoy live music and refreshments at the cool cave entrance.

Prior to air conditioning being widely available, locals would gather at the mouth of the cave to enjoy the cool air gently blowing from the mouth of the cave.  Many concerts wearer held there as people would fellowship and beat the heat of summer.

Cooling at the Cave to be held Saturday July 30th, 2016

Cooling at the Cave to be held Saturday July 30th, 2016

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for March 10th – 16th, 2016

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Friends of Dunbar Cave Meeting, Man’s Use of Dunbar Cave, Woods Walk, and Dunbar Cave History Walk.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for September 25th through September 30th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Trees, Insects, Recovery Trail Hike, Port Royal Hike and Cleanup, Recovery Trail Hike and Trail Hike and Park Cleanup.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for September 9th through September 17th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Trees, Port Royal History Hike, Eyes of the Night, Evening Hike, Port Royal Morning Hike and Blindman’s Tree Hunt.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

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