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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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City of Clarksville offices to close Friday for Independence Day

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Friday, July 3rd, 2020 to observe Independence Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Clarksville Police Department releases Fireworks Regulations, Safety Tips

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so the Clarksville Police Department (CPD) wanted to acquaint residents with information about local fireworks ordinances, state laws and fireworks safety.   

City of Clarksville allows Fireworks July 1st-5th from 6:00pm-10:00pm

City of Clarksville allows Fireworks July 1st-5th from 6:00pm-10:00pm

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to reopen many Facilities, June 1st

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County enter Next Phase of Plans to bring back Fun and Games

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1st, 2020 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reopening process.

Rental facilities, such as park pavilions, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, and Freedom Point will begin taking reservations. Each facility will have its own guidelines for maximum capacity, and social distancing will be required during events that use these facilities.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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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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Clarksville’s Riverfest kicked Saturday off with Regatta Boat Race

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 7th, the 2019 Clarksville Riverfest Regatta took place at the McGregor Park Park Boat Ramp at 1:00pm. Fan-favorite cardboard boat race is celebrating it’s 13th year.

The Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River were made of cardboard or plastic bottles along with a few other approved materials.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

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This Week at APSU: Football at home, Science on Tap, new Google partnership

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The second week of fall classes also brings several top-notch events to Austin Peay State University (APSU) including the second home football game of the season, the launch of Science on Tap at Strawberry Alley Ale Works and an innovative partnership between APSU and Google at this weekend’s Riverfest.

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University, Google to lead drone-building workshops in preview of new InnovaTN Games at Riverfest

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 7th, Austin Peay State University (APSU), the City of Clarksville and Google will team up at Clarksville’s annual Riverfest Celebration to host a preview of the InnovaTN Games, a hands-on engineering competition designed to get young people excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Google's InnovaTN Games will include racing drones through obstacle courses at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Google’s InnovaTN Games will include racing drones through obstacle courses at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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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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