Topic: Clarksville Downtown Market
Clarksville, TN – Planning spring and summer travel that’s a little closer to home is the aim for many Americans in 2021. Maybe you’re searching for a smaller destination that’s less crowded than a beach or theme park.
Clarksville tops 1,200 markets that competed in online vote
Clarksville, TN – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”
The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choice” winner and earned the $1,000 first prize after months of voting in the American Farmland Trust’s 12th Annual Farmers Market Celebration. Chartered in 1980, the American Farmland Trust focuses on protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
The Clarksville Downtown Market, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, began in 2010 and has grown in popularity each year.
Clarksville, TN – With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.
Riverfest 2020 will come to a close on Saturday, September 12th with a fireworks display from 9:00pm-9:15pm near Kings Run Bark Park inside Liberty Park. The park gates will be closed until 6:00pm on September 12th in preparation for the event.
FUEL Program provides food for children in need
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police and the City of Clarksville are hosting the second annual “FUEL the Bus” event from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 8th, 2020 at the Clarksville Downtown Market.
The food-collection event supports the FUEL Program, a non-profit that provides take-home meals to thousands of Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) students who may not otherwise have access to food at home. The program increased its efforts in March to ensure children in need are receiving food during school closures caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact.
“Riverfest is our biggest event, and we know our community looks forward to it,” said Jennifer Letourneau, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director. “We’ve been meeting and discussing possible ways to bring this event to life even if it looks different this year.”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that all visitors of the Clarksville Downtown Market will be required to wear cloth face coverings beginning Saturday, July 25th, 2020.
This mandate aligns with Montgomery County Executive Order No. 11, which says cloth face coverings are required “within all publicly accessible areas of commercial business establishments; public outdoor areas where social distancing of at least 6 feet cannot be maintained; and within publicly accessible areas of business offices where there is direct interaction with the public and social distancing of at least 6 feet cannot be maintained.”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market will host a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 27th, 2020. All active duty, veterans, and retired military members with a valid military ID will have the opportunity to:
Receive a free market T-shirt by visiting the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department tent, receive discounts from participating vendors and sign up to win a handmade American flag wood sign from 1911 Custom Flags.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that the Clarksville Downtown Market will host a Frontline Heroes Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 13th, 2020. Participating vendors will offer special discounts to frontline workers. The first 50 frontline workers to visit the Clarksville Parks and Recreation tent will receive a free Clarksville Downtown Market T-shirt.
In addition, everyone who visits the Clarksville Parks and Recreation tent will have an opportunity to win a $100.00 Walmart gift card.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 6th, 2020, after three weeks at a temporary site in McGregor Park, the Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband will return to its home in Public Square with a full slate of farm and artisan vendors and several food trucks.
“McGregor Park North Extension was a wonderful temporary location for us,” said Trey Stroud, Market Manager for Clarksville Parks and Recreation. “But, we are just as eager to return to normal as the rest of the City, and seeing the Clarksville Downtown Market back in Public Square is a great step toward that.”
City of Clarksville, Montgomery County enter Next Phase of Plans to bring back Fun and Games
Clarksville, TN – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1st, 2020 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reopening process.
Rental facilities, such as park pavilions, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, and Freedom Point will begin taking reservations. Each facility will have its own guidelines for maximum capacity, and social distancing will be required during events that use these facilities.
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