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Rivers & Spires Festival offers chance to meet Family Fun Stage Headliners Building 429

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers & Spires Festival, coming up April 18th-20th, has confirmed Dove Award winning Christian group Building 429 will headline the Family Fun Stage on Saturday, April 20th at 5:00pm.

“We’re excited about being a part of the 11th annual Rivers & Spires Festival,” says Larry Riley, senior pastor of Clarksville’s First Baptist Church. “It’s a great opportunity for our church to partner with Clarksville in supporting our city, her families, and Christian values.”

Building 429 to headline the Family Fun Stage at this years Rivers & Spires.

Building 429 to headline the Family Fun Stage at this years Rivers & Spires.

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First Thursday Artwalk

 

downtown-logoClarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, which will be held this month on April 7th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from Hodgepodge sent us this information about April’s artistic extravaganza.

Participating merchants include ARTifacts Emporium, The Framemaker, Front Page Deli, Hodgepodge,  Ingredients, the L&N Train Station, Planters Bank, The Peg Harvill Gallery in the Roxy Regional Theatre, and Rogates Boutique.

Participating artists include Anna Heron, Allison Lee, Wendy Mitchell,  Tony Yang of Fujiyama, Ulrike S. Proctor, Eleanore Williams, Beverly Parker,  and KC’s Handcrafted Designs

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Planters Bank Selects Two More Finalists for Nissan Cube Giveaway

 

Planters BankTwo additional finalists have been selected for the Planters Bank 2010 Nissan Cube Giveaway.

Finalist number two, Rise Herndon, was selected from online entries received between May and July. Herndon lives in north Christian County.

A third finalist was selected from new accounts at the bank’s eight branches during the month of July. David Fain of Clarksville was drawn as finalist number three.

Two Planters Bank Cube Giveaway Finalists

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Mary’s Music Store re-opens their main floor location

 

During the Great Flood of 2010 in May, Mary’s Music like most Riverside Drive businesses was under several feet of water. This resulted in several hundred thousand dollars in damage both to their extensive stock of merchandise, and to their building on the corner of College Street and Riverside Drive. After the flood they received cleanup help from the volunteers, including a group of Soldiers from Fort Campbell, KY.

Mary's Music during the Great Flood of 2010

Mary's Music during the Great Flood of 2010

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Supporting the arts in our city

 

A comment made by someone at Thursday’s art walk struck me as really quite insightful, they pointed out just how much the arts community in Clarksville, TN has grown.

Indeed with events like the First Thursday Art Walk, the Customs House Museum, the D.A.C. Gallery, the new APSU Downtown Gallery, Jammin’ in the Alley, Beachaven’s Jazz on the Lawn, Silke’s Old World Bread’s Evening with the Artist, the professional performances conducted by the Roxy Regional Theatre, the Community Concert Association’s Concert Series, Rivers & Spires, Riverfest, and the many events sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, they have a point!

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Rivers & Spires Festival sets new attendance records

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalThe 2010 Rivers & Spires Festival shattered previous attendance records, bringing over 42,000 people into downtown Clarksville. Festival organizers say 42,073 people participated in the 3-day event last week, breaking last year’s attendance record of 35,475. This year was the eighth year for the free festival, and attendance has more than doubled since 2006.

The 2010 Rivers and Spires Festival

The 2010 Rivers and Spires Festival

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Rivers and Spires looking for an artist to design a winning poster for 2010 festival

 
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Do you have a great idea for the 2010 Rivers & Spires Festival poster? The Rivers & Spires Festival is a celebration to showcase Clarksville’s heritage – tell our history, honor our heroes, and cultivate the arts in order to promote tourism and have an economic impact on our Downtown Historic Business District and the community. The winning artist will receive a cash prize and festival perks associated with being selected the winning artist. This is a call for all interested artist—so spread the word the deadline is closing quickly—so get out that camera—or those brushes and paint a winning contribution that will represent the 2010 Rivers & Spires Festival.

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