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Clarksville-Montgomery County to host AAU Boys’ and Girls’ National Championships July 8th-18th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Local residents can expect to see an increase in out of town visitors for more of July as approximately 8,695 visitors from across the country arrive in Clarksville to compete in the AAU Boys’ 10U Basketball Division I and Division II National Championship from July 8th-13th, followed by the Girls 6th Grade National Championship July 13th-18th.

A total of 52 boys teams and 63 girls teams will be competing.

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Visit Clarksville brings back comedian Jeane Robertson to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center Monday, November 9th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville is pleased to welcome humorist Jeanne Robertson back for a side-splitting encore performance. Robertson will take the stage at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on November 9th. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm show.

Comedian Jeanne Robertson.

Comedian Jeanne Robertson.

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Visit Clarksville announces humorist Jeane Robertson to perform at Wilma Rudolph Event Center November 9th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Following last month’s sold out show, Visit Clarksville is pleased to welcome comedian Jeanne Robertson back for a side-splitting encore performance. Robertson will take the stage at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on November 9th. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm show.

Comedian Jeanne Robertson.

Comedian Jeanne Robertson.

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Fort Donelson to recognize the start of the Civil War with Fort Sumter Films

 
Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Dover, TN —A century and a half ago, on April 12th, 1861, the first shots of the American Civil War were shot, at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. After over thirty hours of bloody fighting the Union fort fell, and the American flag was taken down. It would take another four years before the American flag would be flown again at Fort Sumter.

A special film about the significance of Fort Sumter will be shown at the Fort Donelson National Battlefield visitor center at  6:30pm on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011, with a discussion immediately following.

Depiction of the Fort Sumter attack on April 13, 1865 shown in Harper's Weekly newspaper.

Depiction of the Fort Sumter attack on April 13, 1865 shown in Harper's Weekly newspaper.

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What’s happening Downtown this week, in Clarksville Tennessee

 

What’s happening Downtown in Clarksville, TN is a regular feature that places the spotlight on one of our cities best features, the bustling downtown area. From the Roxy Regional Theatre, The Customs House Museum, The Downtown Artists Co-op, Strawberry Alley, the First Thursday Art Walks, to nearby Austin Peay State University; Downtown Clarksville is the cultural heart of our city. It’s also a really great place to go to find unique shops, and some of the best restaurants in our community. Downtown business owner Paige King tells you just what’s going on Downtown this week.

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleAnyone who knows me will attest to the fact that I am an avid advocate for Historic Downtown Clarksville. I rarely avoid an opportunity to tell folks how I feel about our city center and all it has to offer. Thus was born “Downtown, the Radio Show,” heard weekdays on 1400 AM WJZM at 2:00 pm. I was then approached about a regular feature here, at Clarksville Online—so, here we go!

The Historic Downtown of Clarksville, Tennessee, has long been the center of activity for this amazing city. Flip through any of the numerous publications relating the story of Clarksville, and you will find images of bustling sidewalks and streets teaming with traffic. Centuries after its founding, the Downtown is a natural magnet for tourism and commerce. People find a connection there. Think about it . . . when you have folks come to visit from another area, do you take them to a strip mall, a chain restaurant and the movies? You should be bringing them downtown to visit the unique boutiques and restaurants, the Customs House Museum and The Roxy Regional Theatre. As you stroll the streets on the way to your next destination, you can tell your guests about the history of this great city. «Read the rest of this article»

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