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Austin Peay State University physics students launch hops into stratosphere for new Strawberry Alley beer

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the waning light of a January afternoon, a group of Austin Peay State University (APSU) physics students pushed through branches and saplings as they hiked up a steep hill outside of Carthage, Tennessee.

The team of young researchers was looking for a high-altitude weather balloon they’d launched 93,000 feet into the stratosphere earlier that day.

Austin Peay State University students launch weather balloon with hops onboard for new Strawberry Alley beer. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University students launch weather balloon with hops onboard for new Strawberry Alley beer. (APSU)

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Mayor vs. General Third Annual Broomball Game at Downtown Commons Ice Rink set for January 15th

 

Downtown Commons Ice RinkMontgomery County, TN – Broomball is sweeping through Clarksville! Come out to the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink and see Clarksville’s most entertaining sport. Fort Campbell’s Major General Brain Winski will challenge the reigning champions, Montgomery County and Mayor Jim Durrett, for the third annual showdown on ice, January 15th, 2020 at 6:00pm.

Joining us this season is Clarksville Police Department and Clarksville Fire Rescue for a friendly competition of Guns vs. Hoses starting at 5:00pm. The 911 Dispatchers will try their hand in a short match between the two featured games.

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Downtown Commons Ice Rink to host Mayor vs. General Third Annual Broomball Game, January 15th

 

Downtown Commons Ice Rink

Downtown Commons Ice RinkMontgomery County, TN – On January 15th, 2020, the public is invited to attend the second annual Broomball match between Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and U.S. Army Fort Campbell to a backyard broomball game at 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink.

Broomball is a variation of ice hockey played on ice without skates and with brooms and a ball instead of sticks and a puck. Running around in shoes on ice while trying to “sweep” a ball into a goal presents a unique challenge that includes a lot of slipping, sliding and falling.

Mayor vs. General Third Annual Broomball Game

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts Christmas Message

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Our great City got an early Christmas present back in August when Money.com announced that Clarksville had been selected the Best Place to Live in America.

What a significant honor! Money.com is a respected business publication and their Best Place to Live designation is among the oldest and most prestigious of its kind in the “place marketing” and “site selection” pantheon.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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SpiritFest kicks off Christmas Season in Downtown Clarksville

 

Clarksville's SpiritfestClarksville, TN – Downtown Commons, along with First Presbyterian Church and Trinity Episcopal Church teamed up once again to bring SpiritFest to Downtown Clarksville.

2019 marked the fifth year of the event which precedes the annual Clarksville Christmas Parade. Guests were invited to come downtown early and enjoy a variety of activities.

Clarksville's annual SpiritFest featured live music, a live nativity scene, food trucks, ice skating and more.

Clarksville’s annual SpiritFest featured live music, a live nativity scene, food trucks, ice skating and more.

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Update: Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink to Open Wednesday

 

Downtown Commons Ice RinkMontgomery County, TN – Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink opening night was delayed due to rain. On Wednesday, November 27th, the rink will open at 10:00am. $5.00 Specials will be running on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday and sessions start at 4:00pm both days.

The ice rink will be open through January 20th, 2020. Regular operating hours will be Thursdays and Fridays from 4:00pm to 9:30pm, Saturdays from 10:00am to 9:30pm, and Sundays from 2:00pm to 9:30pm. Hours will vary on holidays, during school breaks, and special events. Ice Skates are provided.

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Downtown Commons’ Winter Ice Rink to open November 26th

 

Downtown Commons Ice RinkMontgomery County, TN – Bundle up! Downtown Commons’ annual winter ice rink returns for a third year of frosty fun November 26th! This is a great opportunity to get out of the house this season for some family friendly fun with your community. While you’re downtown with family and friends don’t forget to stop by Golly G’s for some sweet treats!

The ice rink will be open through January 20th, 2020. Regular operating hours will be Thursdays and Fridays from 4:00pm to 9:30pm, Saturdays from 10:00am to 9:30pm, and Sundays from 2:00pm to 9:30pm. Hours will vary on holidays, during school breaks, and special events. Ice Skates are provided.

The Downtown Commons' Winter Ice Rink is set to open Tuesday, November 26th.

The Downtown Commons’ Winter Ice Rink is set to open Tuesday, November 26th.

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SpiritFest offers Fun, Family-Friendly Activities before Christmas Parade

 

Clarksville's SpiritfestClarksville, TN – The Fifth Annual SpiritFest – a holiday event from 2:00pm – 5:00pm on Saturday, December 7th – will offer a bounty of free activities, including visits with Santa Claus, rides on the Express Bus, four kids’ inflatables, live music on the new Downtown Commons stage, ice skating, art and gift markets, food trucks and a live nativity with animals.

SpiritFest, a free “Pre-Parade Celebration of Christmas,” will feature kids’ inflatables, Santa Claus, complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, and more.

SpiritFest, a free “Pre-Parade Celebration of Christmas,” will feature kids’ inflatables, Santa Claus, complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, and more.

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Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases information on multi-use development project

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council announced today that a Nashville real estate development company is cooperating with the Hand Family on a $50 million mixed-use development of the four-acre site across from the planned Montgomery County Multi-Purpose Event Center (MPEC).

Artist remediation of Riverview Inn renovation, outdoor greenspace, parking garage and market place of retail & restaurants.

Artist remediation of Riverview Inn renovation, outdoor greenspace, parking garage and market place of retail & restaurants.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held November 7th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

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