Topic: Clarksville Parks and Recreation
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports that the Liberty Park playground will close at 9:30am on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 for a repainting project coordinated by the Noon Rotary Club of Clarksville.
It will remain closed until sunrise on Monday, September 28th. If the paint requires additional time to cure, a longer closure is possible.
The Liberty Park playground was a community build project coordinated in 2004 by the Clarksville Rotary Club, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and City of Clarksville.
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 – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual BBQ Bash from 10:00am to 3:00pm Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at Liberty Park. The event is sponsored by TriStar Beverage of Clarksville, Queener Law, and Bojangles.
The public is invited to watch area teams compete to prepare the best tasting barbecue. Admission for the public is free, and guests can expect live music, artisan vendors and a cornhole tournament. Beer and barbecue will be available for purchase, and 100 percent of beer proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has begun planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday, December 5th, 2020 in Downtown Clarksville. The public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.
Each year, the parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County, has a central theme that guides the decoration of vehicles and costumes of participants. This year’s theme will be decided by the public through online voting. Options include gingerbread houses, Polar Express, songs of Christmas and snow globes.
Screening and awards held after months of delay
Clarksville, TN – Eleven teams gathered at Freedom Point Event Center in February to begin a 52-hour scripting, filming, and editing marathon known as the Clarksville Film Festival presented by CDE Lightband.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted the annual event, and while the teams were able to complete their films, the screening and awards ceremony was scheduled during the height of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, resulting in it being postponed indefinitely.
After months of waiting, the 2020 Clarksville Film Festival Screening and Awards were held on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 at the Roxy Regional Theater.
Clarksville, TN – With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks and Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest Celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.
On Saturday, September 12th also marked the end of the Riverfest Virtual Talent Competition. Three musical acts were selected from dozens of entries, and voting took place from September 1st-12th.
Clarksville, TN – Many of the events at this year’s Riverfest had to be re-engineered, thanks to COVID-19 Coronavirus. Though some were canceled because of social distancing concerns, the good people at Clarksville Parks and Recreation did manage to find ways to carry on in the spirit of Clarksville’s favorite outdoor festival.
With twelve days of events, such as the Juried Art Show, Virtual Talent Competition, Virtual 5K, and the ever-popular Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta, the new-normal version of the festival was smaller and quieter, but a success none the less.
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, September 15th. 2020, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program held its annual awards banquet. In the past this banquet has been held in person at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center but this year the Program held a virtual banquet to celebrate environmental stewardship amongst local organizations while staying safe and socially distanced.
The awards included 8 Excellence Awards, 2 Best Overall Organization Awards, 16 Level-Up Awards and the Ron Smithfield Persistence Award. The big winner of the day was the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department taking home the Outstanding Efforts in Land Use Award, the Best Overall Small Organization Award and an award for achieving Platinum Level in the Program.
Jury selects the festival’s top artists for awards
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced the winners of the Riverfest Juried Art Show.
With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, the show was converted into a 3-day exhibit September 10th-12th, 2020 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Selected artwork was hung and winning artwork labeled with ribbons, along with a slideshow displayed at the event to recognize all winning artists.
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.
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