Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce the winners of the Riverfest volunteer prize.
The ROTC program at Austin Peay State University will be awarded the $500.00 cash prize for providing the highest number of volunteer hours served at the 2014 Riverfest celebration held September 5th and 6th at McGregor Park.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Riverfest patrons got a taste of slight of hand and illusion Saturday, September 6th by magician Russ Nowack. From the rings to the disappearing silk handkerchief, Nowack amazed and mesmerized the adults and kids alike with his feats of magic on the Riverfest River of Culture Stage.
With his people skills, he was able draw the audience into his act and had them participating as well.
Clarksville, TN – The Nashville Zoo’s “Wildlife on Wheels” was at Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 on Saturday, September 6th at the Adventure Zone. The show is a regular at Riverfest each year and a hit with kids and adults alike.
“We love coming to Riverfest. At the Nashville Zoo, we just love being able to come out to events like this to educate young children and get them passionate about the animals,” stated BHD Keeper Anna Currie with the Nashville Zoo.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival held the Recycled Fashion Show on Saturday, September 6th on the River of Culture Stage located in the Adventure Zone.
Sponsored by Bi-County Waste Management, the event encouraged youth and adults to construct their fashions from nothing but recyclable items and materials.
There were two categories, Youth and Adult. The winners won cash prizes for their efforts.
Crowds started arriving early for the festival with the kickoff of the Riverfest Regatta, and action on the various stages beginning simultaneously.
Bruce and Karen Gundling were enjoying the sights and sounds of the festival with their son Trey. They had traveled to Riverfest all the way from Ottawa Canada.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 10:29pm, during Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival, Officers from the Clarksville Police Department responded to a large crowd of juveniles congregating in the parking lot of a business on Riverside Drive.
Officers were able to keep the crowd peaceful for some time, however, a city employee reported that a black male juvenile was in possession of a handgun. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The first-ever Clarksville Riverfest 52 Hour Film Festival boasted 19 entries, and the results are in!
Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department proudly announced the winners of the inaugural attraction, sponsored by CDE Lightband, at the 2014 Riverfest celebration. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The opening day of Riverfest was summed up in one word, hot! I was sweating from the moment I arrived at 5:00pm, until I left at 11:00pm. A chance of rain had been forecast but thankfully did not appear, or it would’ve made it even more humid.
Crowds begin trickling in shortly before the 5:00pm opening, and things picked up steadily through the evening. Turnout was lower than expected but that was likely due to people avoiding the heat, and the forecast showers.
Clarksville, TN – After hundreds of artists had their works of art on display at two locations in downtown Clarksville, then judged by artist Mary Addison Hackett, winners were awarded at Clarksville Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Receptions held Thursday, September 4th and Friday, September 5th, 2014.
Over $2,500 in prizes were awarded.
The competition included five categories: Photography & Digital Images, Sculpture, Painting, Mixed Media/Collage, and Drawing. Monetary awards are given to first through third place in each category (for each division) and a Best of Show Award.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Ward 10 Councilman and City Mayoral Candidate Bill Summers will attend the Riverfest Music and Arts Festival this weekend starting today, Friday September 5th, through tomorrow Saturday, September 6th.
Summers and the Summers4Mayor Campaign volunteers will be on site to listen to the concerns citizens have about Clarksville and the direction they would like to see the city move.
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