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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires selected “Top 20 Event” by Southeast Tourism Society

 

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Southeast Tourism Society has named Clarksville’s Rivers & Spires Festival one of the STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast for April 2016.

This year’s Rivers and Spires Festival is scheduled for April 14th-16th, 2016.  The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.

Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival

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Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Show at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Twenty four members of TACA will exhibit woodturnings, ceramics, tapestries, and embroideries; as well as, traditional paintings and photography at the museum this month.

Most Tennesseans are familiar with the TACA (Tennessee Association of Craft Artists) Craft Fairs that take over Nashville’s Centennial Park every year. The events have repeatedly been ranked as one of the “Top Twenty Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society.

Copper pieces by Nashville artist Ben Caldwell are part of the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

Copper pieces by Nashville artist Ben Caldwell are part of the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening Tomorrow

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland, a Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event for the sixth year in a row, is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights to include trees wrapped in new blue lights!

Join the City of Clarksville and US Bank as we celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 15th year with a grand opening ceremony, Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 6:30pm at McGregor Park’s RiverWalk.

2013 Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening Tuesday night.

2013 Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening Tuesday night.

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Rivers and Spires named Best Festival at Southeast Festivals and Events Association Conference

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival is pleased to announce that they were the recipient of two Gold Awards at the Southeast Festivals and Events Association (SFEA) Conference this past week in Auburn, AL.

The Festival won Gold Awards for being the “Best Festival With A Budget Over $75,000” and for the “Best Creative Idea”. The 2012 Festival Media Kit was submitted for the creative award.

L-R: Theresa Harrington, Jessica Goldberg and Doug Barber were in attendance to accept the awards from SFEA representatives.

L-R: Theresa Harrington, Jessica Goldberg and Doug Barber were in attendance to accept the awards from SFEA representatives.

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Christmas on the Cumberland Opening Ceremony Tonight, November 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville TN – Join the City of Clarksville and US Bank as we celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 14th year with a grand opening ceremony, tonight, November 20th, at 6:30pm at McGregor Park’s RiverWalk.

The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland, a Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event for the fifth year in a row, is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights!

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

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City of Clarksville announces Christmas on the Cumberland opening ceremony November 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville TN – The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland, a Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event for the fifth year in a row, is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights!

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

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Christmas on the Cumberland opening ceremonies announced

 

Mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of the 10th Annual Christmas on the Cumberland at the McGregor Park River Walk scheduled for November 25th at 6:30 p.m.  Voted a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society for the upcoming holiday season, this year’s event theme is “All I want for Christmas” and will surely bring in more visitors to Clarksville this Holiday Season.

The Opening Ceremony will kick-off the holiday entertainment at 5:30 p.m. with Austin Peay State University Honors Brass Quintet.  Immediately following will be the holiday jazzy sounds of Hypertension.  After the entertainment and much anticipation, Mayor Johnny Piper along with City Council Members will flip the switch that will begin the official holiday season at McGregor Park River Walk. «Read the rest of this article»

 


City revs up preparations for Christmas on the Cumberland

 

Lights are already being strung through the trees at McGreggor Park in preparation for Clarksville annual holiday festival of light.

The 10th annual Christmas on the Cumberland at the RiverWalk is just a few weeks away and the city of Clarksville is proud to announce that the holiday light festival was voted a Top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society for the upcoming holiday season. This means Christmas on the Cumberland will be recognized in the travel industry as a top destination in the Southeastern United States, which city officials hope will result in a lot more visitors to Clarksville and the RiverWalk this holiday season. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Christmas on Cumberland makes “Top 20” of Southeast tourism events

 

With its annual expansion and continual improvements, Clarksville’s annual holiday light festival, Christmas on the Cumberland, is one of the best events the city has to offer. The festival draws thousands to its opening ceremonies each years, and thousands more who stroll the riverfront walkways to enjoy the lights.

The City of Clarksville received notification on Wednesday that Christmas on the Cumberland has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the month of November 2008. The Southeast Tourism Society chooses the Top 20 events going on in the Southeast for each month of the year, and publishes this list of winners quarterly. The Top 20 Events publication is sent to over 800 newspapers, magazines, radio stations, TV stations, AAA publications and others.

Christmas on the Cumberland will celebrate its tenth season this November and December and is expected to attract over 35,000 visitors to the RiverWalk during that time period.

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