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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Handmade Holiday, November 9th-10th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host Handmade Holidays, a two-day, indoor juried craft market featuring more than 60 of the best local and independent artists, designers and crafters.

The eighth annual Handmade Holidays will be from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday, November 9th and from noon to 4:00pm, Sunday, November 10th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Shoppers can expect to find seasonal décor, ceramics, woodworking, metalwork, apparel, jewelry, soaps, toys, fabric crafts, candies, edibles, children’s accessories and more.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Handmade Holidays.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Handmade Holidays.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Clarksville BBQ Bash winners

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hosted Clarksville’s third annual Clarksville BBQ Bash on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at Liberty Park.

The BBQ Bash included a full barbecue competition, people’s choice, cornhole tournament, artisan vendors and kids activities.

Barbeque Competition: Nineteen competitors from near and far met on the banks of the Cumberland River this weekend to see who had the best barbeque. A team of judges evaluated barbeque in three categories (pork, chicken, ribs) based on the following criteria: taste, appearance, and texture.

Third annual Clarksville BBQ Bash was held Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at Liberty Park.

Third annual Clarksville BBQ Bash was held Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at Liberty Park.

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Austin Peay State University to debut Trebuchet at Clarksville BBQ Bash

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will haul its medieval siege machine to the Clarksville BBQ Bash on October 19th, 2019 to hurl pumpkins hundreds of feet.

Bryan Gaither – lab manager for the APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy – has been working on the machine, called a trebuchet, for several weeks.

Austin Peay State University student Killian Prue (black shirt) and APSU physics lab manager Bryan Gaither (sunglasses) stand before Austin Peay's new trebuchet.

Austin Peay State University student Killian Prue (black shirt) and APSU physics lab manager Bryan Gaither (sunglasses) stand before Austin Peay’s new trebuchet.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Clarksville BBQ Bash at Liberty Park next Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 29th, 2019, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its 3rd barbecue contest “Clarksville BBQ Bash” at 10:00am at Liberty Park located at 1188 Cumberland Drive.

Participating teams comprised of multiple people or an individual from near and far will compete to see who has the best BBQ and for a total of $5,000 in cash prizes! Competitors will cook chicken, pork ribs and pork butt. Interested in competing? Register online at www.CityofClarksville.com/BBQBash by Monday, October 14th, 2019.

The Clarksville BBQ Bash hosted by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 29th.

The Clarksville BBQ Bash hosted by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 29th.

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City of Clarksville announces Trees to be planted on Franklin Street, Sunday

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Clarksville Street Department workers will gather at 7:00am Sunday, October 6th, 2019 to begin planting 15 new trees and adding 10 new planters along the 100 block of Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville.

Trees will be planted along the 100 block of Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville beginning at 7:00am Sunday, October 6th, 2019.

Trees will be planted along the 100 block of Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville beginning at 7:00am Sunday, October 6th, 2019.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host Family-Friendly Halloween Events

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of spooky and fun events this fall. Family-friendly events are affordably priced and will take place at several Parks and Recreation venues:

Ghost Tours with Clarksville BCycle — 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday, October 11th: Don’t miss this haunted guided tour through the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus stopping at historical points of interest with dark pasts. The fee is $20.00 per person. APSU students can use their BCycle promo code to receive $5.00 off! See Clarksville.BCycle.com for information.

Fright on Franklin to be held Saturday, October 26th in Downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin to be held Saturday, October 26th in Downtown Clarksville.

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Riverfest fires on all Cylinders, Saturday

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – By all accounts, this year’s Riverfest was a big success. The weather was perfect, attendance was strong, and the entertainment was top-notch.

Three days of activities began Thursday evening with the annual Riverfest Juried Art Show at Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Kara Zahn and her team did a great job this year, bringing in a full house to view dozens of entries in multiple categories and age divisions.

Montgomery Gentry closed Riverfest 2019 in style, with a big crowd lining the hillside in front of the Miller Lite stage to watch an impressive Saturday night performance.

Montgomery Gentry closed Riverfest 2019 in style, with a big crowd lining the hillside in front of the Miller Lite stage to watch an impressive Saturday night performance.

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Friday’s Riverfest featured something for everyone

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – The second night of Riverfest 2019 saw a diverse musical line-up that featured a range of genres from Country, to Rock, to R & B, all capped off by one of the nation’s premiere Pink Floyd tribute bands, American Floyd.

This year’s Family Zone, which is set up along the River Walk behind O’Charley’s, is once again filled with fun, games, entertainment and educational activities that will appeal to the whole family.

A busy Friday night at Riverfest featured great music on the banks of the Cumberland.

A busy Friday night at Riverfest featured great music on the banks of the Cumberland.

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2019 Riverfest set for September 5th-7th

 

Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebrates it’s 32nd anniversary

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 32nd anniversary of the annual Riverfest Celebration, September 5th-7th, 2019.

This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Three-day music and arts festival, Riverfest, to be held September 5th-7th, 2019.

Clarksville’s Three-day music and arts festival, Riverfest, to be held September 5th-7th, 2019.

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Clarksville’s Movies in the Park features “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park, Saturday

 

Clarksville's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, a free, outdoor movie series, will show “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 5:30pm and include a video game trailer equipped with XBox 360, XBox One and Wii stations, provided by U Jumpin’ Foulks. Take a virtual tour or ride a virtual roller coaster courtesy of Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center.

"Ready Player One" to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

“Ready Player One” to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

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