Weekend Highlights: BWC Benefit Party, Frolic on Franklin, International Festival and more

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – This is sure to be one of the busiest weekends of the year, with several major festivals, parties and concerts scheduled. Here are your choices.

Bikers Who Care Toy Run and Benefit Evening: Weekend party includes live music, tattoo contest, bike show, field events, swap meet, $10 bottomless drafts, bikini contests, drag races and more, plus the toy race in aid of the Bikers Who Care charities. It’s at Clarksville Speedway, 1600 Needmore Road, starting at 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday; Toy Run Saturday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $35 on Ticketleap$40 at the door.

Downtown at sunset: Tyler Stone will perform in this free concert at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street, from 7-10 p.m. Friday. Food trucks will be present.

Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts: Coordinated by the Roxy Regional Theater, this event will feature the works of more than two dozen artists, host entertainment and art demonstrations, all on the 100 block of Franklin Street from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Welcome to the Veterans Parade: Carry your red, white and blue flags, wave flags and cheer to honor our veterans during this parade through downtown Clarksville starting at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Sevier Days: Showcasing the frontier and colonial history of Clarksville, Native American and frontier re-enactors will demonstrate flint knapping, an authentic blacksmithing operation, frontier camp life and flintlock musket firing during this event free at Fort Defiance, 120 Duncan St., 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Downtown Movie Nights: “Abominable” will play in this free movie at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion St. from 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday.

international holiday: The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will hold its big festival, with international food, a craft fair, performances and a children’s area, at 709 Franklin St. from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $1 each at the door and tickets are used for food and vendors. Armbands for the kid’s area are $10.

Clarksville Hispanic Heritage Festival: Latin food, crafts, music and more will be presented for free at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 8 Champion’s Way, from noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

For more events like this, visit our Fall Fun Guide or the Clarksville Now Events Page.

Darcy J. Skinner