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August 16, 2010

Entries sought for Riverfest’s “Lighted Boat” parade

The Cumberland River will be illuminated in a majestic display of floating lights during the 3rd Annual Riverfest Lighted Boat Parade to be held Saturday, September 11 at 8 p.m. Entries for the boat parade are being accepted now.

Judging will take place at the McGregor Park courtesy boat dock. The event will be hosted by the Montgomery County Conservation Club. Locations throughout McGregor Park during the Riverfest Celebration will offer public viewing. In the event of inclement weather, boats will be judged at the Montgomery County Conservation Club and boats will not be expected to travel the parade route. Award results will be announced onstage after the completion of the parade.

Trophies will be awarded for each class first, second, and third place winners judged by the following criteria: Theme, Amount of Lights, Use of Music and Use of Costumes/Other Décor.

Classes to be judged are Pontoon Boats, Boats up-to-23 feet and Boats over 23-feet.

Rules and Information

1. Parade Line-up will start at 6 p.m. and the parade will begin route promptly at 7p.m
2. Participants must stay in assigned order during judging.
3. All boats must maintain proper spacing for safety.

Entry fee of $10 to be made payable to Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department and the completed entry form are due before September 3.

For additional information, please contact Debbie Nunn at or Parks & Recreation at 931-645-7476

Also go directly to: for additional info and download entry form.

About the Author

Turner McCullough, Jr.
Turner is Publisher of Business & Heritage Clarksville. He is a disabled Retired US Army veteran, interests include -photography, jazz, beachfront ocean exposures, sharing good foods with friends, wine tasting, political advocacy, people watching, theatre, arts, works of Wm Shakespeare/James Patterson/Maya Angelo/Alice Walker/Brian Lumley, Cornel West, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Pres. Lyndon B.Johnson, movies, books, writing, parliamentary procedure.



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