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Austin Peay State University German professor finds peace during COVID-19 through wood working

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After a long day of teaching in front of a computer screen, Dr. Beatrix Brockman blinks her red eyes, steps away from her desk and heads into the garage, with its concrete floors and overwhelming smell of sawdust. In this cavernous space, it sometimes feels as if she has stepped back in time into her father’s workshop.

 Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

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Riverfest Regatta rows on despite COVID-19

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, 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.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday's Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday’s Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Riverfest Art Show Winners

 

Jury selects the festival’s top artists for awards

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Best in Show- Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun, I Am Here My Love

Best in Show- Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun, I Am Here My Love

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Riverfest to come to a close Saturday with Fireworks Display

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Riverfest Fireworks display to be held this Saturday night.

Riverfest Fireworks display to be held this Saturday night.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation makes adjustments to Riverfest due to COVID-19

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact.

“Riverfest is our biggest event, and we know our community looks forward to it,” said Jennifer Letourneau, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director. “We’ve been meeting and discussing possible ways to bring this event to life even if it looks different this year.”

Multiple events will replace traditional festival

Multiple events will replace traditional festival

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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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2019 Riverfest Juried Art Show was held Thursday night

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Artists and art fans packed the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Thursday for the opening event of Clarksville’s 2019 Riverfest, the 32nd Annual Riverfest Juried Art Show.

The juried art show showcased works by local professionals, amateurs and aspiring artists in four divisions: Professional, Amateur, Senior, and Youth. The artwork was judged by Bettye Holte and Jacqueline Crouch, and the winners were announced at a reception Thursday evening, September 5th.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts was on hand to present this year’s award winners.

A big turnout for this year's Riverfest Art Show on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

A big turnout for this year’s Riverfest Art Show on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held September 5th, 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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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 First Thursday Art Walk to be held May 2nd, 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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