Pirate Fest & Chili Cookoff - Manna Café Ministries

Pirate Fest & Chili Cook-Off 2016

The Manna Café pirate ship has sailed into the sunset for now, but she’ll return to port next October for more family fun. On October 14, Strawberry Alley was alive with pirates of all ages, while the aroma of bubbling chili filled the air. Many generous people helped make it possible:

Event Sponsors – Clarksville Lighting and Appliance and Senator Mark Green.
Stage Sponsors – First Baptist Clarksville; ClarksvilleNow.com; SydHedrick.com; and Leaf Media Group.
Kids Zone & Trophy Sponsors – Bust Out 24 Hour Bonding; MSC Insurance; PSR Events; and The Law Office of Kimberly G. Turner & Associates.
T-Shirt Sponsors – Add-Rite Services; Beaver 100.3 FM; Clarksville Smiles; Crossroads Riders M/M; ESPN, Clarksville; The Outlaw 100.7; Q108; Rewind 94.3; Z97.5; F&M Bank; Legends Bank; Five Star Media Group; Regions Bank; McReynolds, Nave & Larson; Screaming Eagle Express Car Wash; Clarksville Ophthalmology; Journey’s Eye Studio; US Bank; DQ Grill & Chill, Clarksville; Planters Bank; The Potters Hand; Halliday Builders; Tarboosh Mediterranean Cuisine; Prime Fitness, Clarksville; Know Bull Beauty; Nail Envi; and Clarksville Pediatric Dentistry.

Many thanks to “Guitar Rick” Valles for sound, Edward Jones Productions for stage and lights, Mary’s Music for backline gear, and the following musicians for providing wonderful entertainment: Chris Crow and Friends; Light the Sky; Syd Hedrick and the Phalcons; and The Nightmasters.

And to our contest winners:

Judges’ Choice – 1st Place: Parc at Clarksville; 2nd Place: Crow’s Nest Caring Family Practice; 3rd Place: Choose Charles Chili
People’s Choice – Needmore Place
Most Original – 1st Baptist Church of Woodlawn
Best Decorated Booth – Parc at Clarksville
Pirate Costumes, Women’s Division – Ashley Risner;
Pirate Costumes, Men’s Division – “Captain” Erik Kowalczewski; Children’s Division: Samantha Johnson, and two children in a wonderful pirate chest costume who unfortunately left before we could get their names.

Special thanks to the volunteers and volunteer groups who gave their valuable time and energy to make this event fantastic! We simply couldn’t do it without you. We realize there are many thing you could have done with your time, but you chose to make sacrifices to help us help Clarksville. You are our heroes!

A Look Back at Pirate Fest 2016!

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