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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires holds Trunk Show during Quilts of the Cumberland event

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show held a Trunk Show on Thursday, April 16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church.  Charlie Rhea presented a lecture and quilt trunk show entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

Jamie Williams, her friend and quilting partner, was ill and did not want to pass it around so she did not attend.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland winners announced

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show was during the Rivers and Spires Festival, April 16th-18th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. There were a variety of quilts from local artists on display from traditional to one of a kind. The event was free and open to the public.

These quilts were simply amazing. The event had juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

"Pennies from Heaven" by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year's Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

“Pennies from Heaven” by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year’s Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival provided fun and entertainment for everyone

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival concluded Saturday, April 18th with beautiful weather, great music, wonderful food and entertainment for everyone.

Speaking of food, there were freshly dipped corn dogs, kettle corn, funnel cakes, hotdogs, brats, gyros along with plenty of iced tea and lemonade. The gyros was particularly good. Everything was reasonably priced.

Everybody had a swashbuckling good time at Rivers and Spires.

Everybody had a swashbuckling good time at Rivers and Spires.

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Love and Theft keeps the party going at Rivers and Spires

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival continued Friday evening, April 18th with thousands of people descending on downtown Clarksville. Again, the weather was perfect with temperatures in the mid 60’s.

Everyone was had a good time. There were plenty of things to do like the laser tag area, face painting, the sports zone and the family fun zone. As for entertainment, the stages were jammed packed with talented artist performing.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville's Rivers and Spires Festival.

Love and Theft performed Friday night at Clarskville’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

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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 Rivers and Spires gives Gamers their own area at CDE’s Gig City Gaming Area

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Video game aficionados have a place to unite, unwind and show their gaming skills at this year’s Rivers and Spires Festival.

For the second year, the Festival will be bringing a free, fully interactive gaming area to the underground parking garage located on Franklin Street. Gig City Gaming, presented by CDE Lightband, will feature over 50 titles and will cater to over 30,000 gamers. Tons of gaming will be available for everyone to enjoy on systems including the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Play Station 3 and Play Station 4.

Kids enjoying the gaming experience provided by CDE Lightband's new gigabit service offering at the Gig City Gaming Area

Kids enjoying the gaming experience provided by CDE Lightband’s new gigabit service offering at the Gig City Gaming Area

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Rain expected during Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Rivers and Spires Festival has chance of rain - National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a chance of rain everyday for the Rivers and Spires Festival being held this weekend, April 16th-19th. The best night looks to be Thursday night with only a 20 percent chance of rain.

The forecast for Thursday night is mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low is expect to be around 60. Friday night will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. The low will be around 60.

Slight chance of rain for Rivers and Spires Festival.

Slight chance of rain for Rivers and Spires Festival.

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