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Gunpo South Korea delegation makes Sister City visit to Clarksville

 

City of Clarksville welcomes South Korean visitors

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – An 11-person delegation from Gunpo, South Korea, recently completed a Sister City visit to the City of Clarksville that included tours of City facilities, a local factory and visits to RiverFest and local entertainment venues.

In 1999, Gunpo and Clarksville both approved an agreement establishing a Sister City relationship, designed to expand cultural understanding and cooperation.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan shares a farewell handshake with Gunpo Mayor Kim Yoon Joo at a Farewell Ceremony for the Gunpo Delegation September 8th at Freedom Point.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan shares a farewell handshake with Gunpo Mayor Kim Yoon Joo at a Farewell Ceremony for the Gunpo Delegation September 8th at Freedom Point.

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2017 Riverfest Best Ever, Chris Janson extremely entertaining

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Riverfest 2017 is shaping up to to be one of the most successful of recent years, (based on attendance) according to Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Robert Rayburn.

“We hear from a lot of people that say we are limited by McGregor Park,” Rayburn said. “I think the success of this weekend shows that we can do more. We want this event to keep growing and improving.”

Lots of food, fun and music Saturday, the last day of Clarksville's Riverfest 2017. Chris Janson rocks the house to close Riverfest.

Lots of food, fun and music Saturday, the last day of Clarksville’s Riverfest 2017. Chris Janson rocks the house to close Riverfest.

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Clarksville Businesses Encouraged to offer Discounts to Displaced Florida Families

 

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Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Clarksville hotels are filling up with Florida families affected by the evacuation in preparation for Hurricane Irma.

The Chamber of Commerce, Visit Clarksville, City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government encourage businesses to offer discounts to displaced individuals for meals or other needed services.

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Riverfest kicked off Thursday with annual Art Experience

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Riverfest 2017 kicked off Thursday night, September 7th, 2017 with its annual Art Experience, a juried art competition open to people of all ages and experience levels.

Kara Zahn is Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s event planning specialist and Art Experience coordinator. “This event was formerly known as Tour D’Art,” Zahn said. “For the last three years the different elements have all been combined to create a single event which has been held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.”

About 180 people attended Thursday's Riverfest Art Experience, kicking off a weekend of art, music and culture.

About 180 people attended Thursday’s Riverfest Art Experience, kicking off a weekend of art, music and culture.

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“Go Dive Now” Scuba Diving Pool is back at Riverfest

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Waterdogs Scuba and Safety has partnered with the National Diving Education Association to bring the “Go Dive Now” program to Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to scuba dive, then here is your chance.

The “Go Dive Now” program will let you try scuba diving under the direction of professional scuba instructors. You will learn how to use scuba gear in shallow water and experience what it’s like to breath underwater.

Try scuba diving at Riverfest today.

Try scuba diving at Riverfest today.

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Riverfest Lane Closures announced

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has released lane closure information for Riverside Drive during the Riverfest Festival. Riverside Drive will have intermittent changes to traffic flow during Riverfest.

The changes can potentially cause delays in traffic flow through the area. If you plan on traveling though this area, it might be a good idea to seek an alternate route.

Also, be aware, there will be large amounts of pedestrian traffic through the area, so be vigilant and watch for officers directing traffic. Please be patient.

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Clarksville’s McGregor Park to reopen Friday for Riverfest

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Sunny and pleasant weather is forecast Thursday through Saturday for Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration, offering a welcome change from last week’s storms and flooding.

Heavy rains swept through Clarksville early Friday, pushing the Cumberland River to flood stage, covering McGregor Park’s two outdoor stages and forcing Clarksville Parks and Recreation to close the park.

Good Weather Forecasted as the Riverfest Festival kicks off Thursday with Art Experience

Good Weather Forecasted as the Riverfest Festival kicks off Thursday with Art Experience

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration to take place September 7th-9th

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Budweiser along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 30th anniversary of the annual Riverfest Celebration, September 7th-9th, 2017.

This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Riverfest to be held September 7th-9th, 2017.

Clarksville’s Riverfest to be held September 7th-9th, 2017.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation taking registrations for Riverfest Regatta

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for the Eleventh Annual Riverfest Regatta. Participants can enter as an individual or as a team for a chance to win award. The Riverfest Regatta will take place Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at the McGregor Park boat ramp. New this year, the event will take place at 1:00pm instead of early in the morning like in past races.

This boat race is not like any ordinary boat race. Participants will compete in their boats made of cardboard, plastic bottles, or a few other approved materials. There will be several divisions all racing down the 100-yard long course on the Cumberland River. 

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Rally on the Cumberland set for September 9th

 

Canoe and Kayak race now part of Riverfest

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s canoe and kayak race Rally on the Cumberland is back for a fifth year and is now part of Clarksville’s Riverfest.

Rally on the Cumberland will be at 8:00am on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 on the Cumberland River, beginning at the Montgomery County Conservation Club and ending at the McGregor Park boat ramp, approximately 6 miles in length.

 Rally on the Cumberland

Rally on the Cumberland

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