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Lighting up “Christmas on the Cumberland”


Christmas on the Cumberland is not just a city event but a regional attraction that is now open and free to the public.

Touring the lights.

Walking through a garden of holiday lights...

The City of Clarksville unwrapped its Christmas gift to the city Tuesday evening with the lighting of Christmas on the Cumberland, a holiday light display that is a top attraction not just to local residents but the region.

The eyes and nose are all that peeks out a clear sign of the cold.

Bundled up and braving the cold at Christmas on the Cumberland

On a brisk and cold eve, a substantial crowd gathered, bundled in coats, scarfs, hats and mittens — a far cry from the 2007 event and its exceptionally temperatures that could have given Santa heat stroke under all that velvet suiting and flowing cape.

Hot chocolate and spice cider were in demand as two tables served up beverages to help revelers beat the chill in the air. Frances Sykes donned a Victorian gown to set the holiday spirit as she handed out programs for the evenings event.

J.T. Daniels of Eagle 94.3 FM emcee’d the event, with Pastor Scott Evans of the Grace Church of the Nazarene offering the invocation. Mayor Johnny Piper took time to acknowledge the city employees who have spent hundreds of hours installing this years holiday display. «Read the rest of this article»


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