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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’s River and Spires to hold Quilts of the Cumberland Exhibit and Trunk Show, April 16th-18th

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – This year during the Rivers and Spires Festival, make your way to the Madison Street United Methodist Church and take in the amazing Quilts of the Cumberland display.

The exhibit will take place all three days of the Festival, April 16th-18th. The show will display local artisans with a variety of quilts from traditional to one-of-a-kind art quilts.

A young lady looks at a quilting machine at Quilts of the Cumberland.

A young lady looks at a quilting machine at Quilts of the Cumberland.

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s Winter Baroque set for December 7th

 

Popular holiday concert ushers in the holiday season

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents Winter Baroque, Sunday, December 7th, at 3:00pm at the Madison Street United Methodist Church in Clarksville, TN.

Gregory Wolynec directing the Gateway Chamber Orchestra

Gregory Wolynec directing the Gateway Chamber Orchestra

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City of Clarksville to hold Independence Day Celebration Thursday, July 3rd 2014 at Liberty Park

 

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Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will celebrate our nation’s independence this year with the seventh annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at Liberty Park.

The event is free and begins at 6:30pm. Seating is available throughout the park and the concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Clarksville Independence Day Celebration

Clarksville Independence Day Celebration

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra To Host Second “Winter Baroque” Concert On December 8th

 

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TNIn 1939, Italian composer Alfredo Casella performed a little-known choral work by Antonio Vivaldi. The piece was about 200 years old, but after two centuries of neglect, Vivaldi’s “Gloria” struck a cord with Casella’s audience. The Baroque masterwork, originally composed as part of the Catholic Mass, is now a holiday staple, performed in churches across the globe each December.

At 3 p.m. on Dec. 8, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra and Choir will feature the famed work at the Madison Street United Methodist Church during the GCO’s second annual Winter Baroque Concert.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

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Rivers and Spires Festival reaches Crescendo with Jo Dee Messina Concert

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The final day of the 2013 Rivers and Spires Festival began with absolutely glorious weather. The sun was shining and the sky was that special shade of blue you get after a spring storm. The crowds started showing up even before the 10:00am official opening time.

Dave Loos, Jr. from WJZM 1400 AM was on hand broadcasting Live from the Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive and Marine booth just down from the Roxy Regional Theatre. He spent the morning interviewing festival organizers and some of the sponsors.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers waits to see JoDee Messina perform at the 2013 Rivers and Spires Festival

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers waits to see JoDee Messina perform at the 2013 Rivers and Spires Festival

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YMCA to hold Journey to a New Beginning starting April 7th, 2013

 

YMCAClarksville, TN – Journey to a New Beginning is an 8 week group that helps you find freedom from the pain of disappointment and loss.

Whether you have lost a loved one, a relationship, marriage, financial security, job, or your health, this group offers a caring place to walk through the grief of any major life change. «Read the rest of this article»

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