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Wes Golden to run for Montgomery County Mayor

 

Wes Golden for Montgomery County MayorClarksville, TN – On Thursday, April 8th, 2021, Republican Wes Golden, the current Health and Safety Manager for the City of Clarksville, announced his candidacy for Montgomery County Mayor.

Raised to give back to others and committed to the success of his community, Wes Golden has dedicated his life to the people of Montgomery County. As a child, Golden volunteered with his father on The Dream Factory and Bikers Who Care, raising over $1 million for local children.

Candidate for Montgomery County Mayor Wes Golden.

Candidate for Montgomery County Mayor Wes Golden.

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King’s Bluff Brewery aims to raise funds for local nonprofits through “Ale-truism”

 

King’s Bluff Brewery is donating a portion of proceeds to Habitat for Humanity and other local nonprofits.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Thanks to the generosity of King’s Bluff Brewery (KBB), Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, TN will now benefit from funds raised by a new beer on tap at the local gathering spot.

The new brew, known as the Hometown Honey Golden Ale, is part of KBB’s ‘Ale-truism’ program.

(L to R) King’s Bluff Brewery Brewing Partner Jessica Atkinson, KBB Owner Dustyn Brewer, Habitat Executive Director Rob Selkow, and Habitat Operations Manager Nicole June.

(L to R) King’s Bluff Brewery Brewing Partner Jessica Atkinson, KBB Owner Dustyn Brewer, Habitat Executive Director Rob Selkow, and Habitat Operations Manager Nicole June.

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County adds new board members Juanita Charles, Barb Petrik, Blayne Clements

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Tennessee (HFHMCTN) has elected three new members to the affiliate’s Board of Directors.

Joining the board are Juanita Charles, Barb Petrik, and Blayne Clements.

(L to R) Juanita Charles, Barb Petrik, and Blayne Clements are the newest additions to the Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Board of Directors.

(L to R) Juanita Charles, Barb Petrik, and Blayne Clements are the newest additions to the Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Board of Directors.

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Kings Bluff Brewery, Dunbar Cave State Park create Dunbar Draught

 

Kings Bluff BreweryClarksville, TN – Kings Bluff Brewery has been working on a project with their friends at Dunbar Cave State Park, and @tennesseestateparks on Meet the Dunbar Draught!

It’s a black lager, fermented in the depths of Clarksville’s best known cave, Dunbar Cave. This small batch will be spun up into a large batch, with a portion of proceeds going to the Friends of Dunbar Cave Foundation to raise awareness and help with cave upkeep.

Dunbar Draught fermenting deep inside Clarksville's Dunbar Cave.

Dunbar Draught fermenting deep inside Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 17th-18th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, Candlelight Yoga at the Cave, and Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, August 17th

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the 4th annual Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival will be held at Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville, Tennessee.

This is a FREE event and a great way to spend an educational day outdoors for all ages. Parking at the park is limited but overflow parking with a shuttle is available at Dunbar Cave Baptist Church, 300 Dunbar Cave Road.

The festival will take place rain or shine. We look forward to seeing you there.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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Cooling at the Cave back, bigger than ever

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave on Saturday, July 27th, 2019, drawing what some said was the largest crowd ever for the event that takes the citizens of Clarksville more than half-a-century back in time.

Hundreds enjoyed the music of Clarksville’s own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, under the direction of Mike Ritter. The band set up near the mouth of the cave, from which spills cool air year round. A feature that decades ago made Dunbar Cave the most popular venue in town.

Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave, with a live musical performance by Clarksville's own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project.

Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave, with a live musical performance by Clarksville’s own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 26th – 28th, 2019

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Cooling at the Cave, Citizen Science in the Park, Snacks & Tracks and Prairie Volunteer Workday.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Cooling at the Cave to be held at Dunbar Cave, Saturday July 27th, 2019

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 27th, 2019, the Friends of Dunbar Cave will celebrate the tradition of Cooling at the Cave from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the entrance to historic Dunbar Cave.

The concert is free and open to the public. What better way to spend a summer afternoon than Cooling at the Cave enjoying the music of the Cumberland Winds Jazz Project.

Prior to air conditioning being widely available, locals would gather at the mouth of the cave to enjoy the cool air gently blowing from the mouth of the cave.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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Tremendous turnout for Cooling at the Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 29th, 2017, the Friends of Dunbar Cave held their annual Cooling at the Cave event at Dunbar Cave State Park from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Cooling at the Cave is a family event. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Cooling at the Cave is a celebration of the culture that was around the cave that Roy Acuff brought to the area.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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