The Cripple Creek Cloggers have been selected for the 2019 Best of Murfreesboro Award Program (MAP) in the Performing Arts category.
The season of pies, cookies and endless treats is ahead, and as you feel your clothes grow more snug--consider doing something healthy and fun. The Cripple Creek Cloggers begin their January clogging lessons and practices in January on Sundays the 5th, 19th and 26th.
In a time when people pay big bucks to stay fit and healthy, the Cripple Creek Cloggers practice sessions do the trick and it's free.
The International FolkFest continues through Sunday here in Murfreesboro and the mid-state. One Wednesday night, the dance troupes from the Czech Republic, Germany and Netherlands performed alongside our own Cripple Creek Cloggers at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village.
Begin the New Year with a chance to get healthier, meet great friends and travel the world. Come to a free Cripple Creek Clogger' rehearsal and practice session at 4:15 Sunday afternoon, January 13, 2019, in the Smyrna Senior Citizens Center.
Murfreesboro's Cripple Creek Cloggers are performing in Germany at the tenth Danetzare in Erfurt. The local Appalachian style dance group is performing with troupes from East Timor, Slovakia, Ukraine, Ecuador, Mexico and Serbia, as well as by the host folk troupe, Thuringer Folklore Tanzensemble Rudolstadt.
The Cripple Creek Cloggers will depart this coming Tuesday for the 10th Annual International Folklore Festival "Danetzare" in Germany.
It's been a great week for the 36th Annual International FolkFest. For the past week, dance troupes from Italy, Mexico, and Sweden have visited throughout our community. Residents are invited to a special free performance on the Murfreesboro square from 8:30AM to 12:30PM Saturday (6/16/2018).
A dance troupe from Italy, Mexico, and Sweden arrive in Murfreesboro on Saturday, June 10, 2018, for the 36th year of sharing various cultures with Middle Tennesseeans at the International Folkfest.
The Cripple Creek Cloggers continue to expand. Their Sunday afternoon training sessions are attracting new members who are interested in getting healthier, meeting friends and traveling the world.
Do you enjoy meeting new friends, getting healthier, traveling? The Cripple Creek Cloggers are offering free lessons at the Smyrna Senior Center, 100 Raikes Street.
The New Year could bring you a way to lose weight, travel the world and have fun! Cripple Creek Clogger's Founder and Director Steve Cates said, "Our first teaching session will be at 4:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon, January 14, 2018 at the Smyrna Senior Citizens Center, 100 Raikes Street. 100 Everyone's are invited to attend this FREE event."
Would you like to travel to exotic places in 2018 and get a real feel for those places? Cripple Creek Cloggers Founder and Director Steve Cates said the local group offers free training at 4:00 o'clock this coming Sunday afternoon. This will be at the Smyrna Senior Citizens, 100 Raikes Street.
The Cripple Creek Cloggers returned home July 24th after successful performances in Croatia.
Tennessee's Cripple Creek Cloggers, headquartered in Murfreesboro, will represent the U.S. in the International Folk Festival in Zagreb, Croatia during July 17th through the 24th.
Saturday is the final day to enjoy the talents of dance troupes at International FolkFest. Free performances 8:30 Saturday morning until 12:30PM around the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse. The final performance is Saturday night at 6:00PM in the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Both Saturday performances are free.
The 35th Annual International FolkFest officially began Monday night with a Welcome Party at the Grove at Williamson Place.
Have you ever been a Cripple Creek Clogger? Founder Steve Cates told NewsRadio WGNS that the local Appalachian folk dancers will celebrate its golden anniversary on April 22nd.
As the Cripple Creek Cloggers prepare for its golden anniversary this coming June, 2017, Founder Steve Cates announced plans for a new season of teaching, practice and performance. He noted The Block Restaurant at 123 Southeast Broad Street graciously welcomed the local worldwide ambassadors starting with practice at 4:00 o'clock on Sunday afternoon, September 11th, Patriot's Day.
Friday evening brought the Cripple Creek Cloggers final performance in this tour of Alencon, France with a standing ovation in Mont St. Michele.
While the World's Largest Square Dance record was being broken on the Murfreesboro square, another group of local ambassadors, the Cripple Creek Cloggers, were bringing smiles in France.
The Cripple Creek Cloggers and founder Steve Cates are spreading Middle Tennessee goodwill in France. The local troupe are performing in festivals now through mid-July. NewsRadio WGNS is keeping the Heart of Tennessee connected with these local ambassadors.
Less than two-weeks ago, the Cripple Creek Cloggers were hosting dance groups visiting International FolkFest here in Murfreesboro. On Thursday the tables turn and our local folk dance troupe begins a two-week tour of festivals in France.
We're about two-weeks from the beginning of the International Folkfest. From Sunday, June 12th, through June 19th, musicians and dancers from Czech Republic, Germany and Puerto Rico will join Murfreesboro's Cripple Creek Cloggers for public performances.
Next year the Cripple Creek Cloggers celebrate their Golden Anniversary. Founder Steve Cates encourages alumni to help create special activities.
Our local Cripple Creek Cloggers are in Alnwick ( England ) for the International Music Festival. Founder Steve Cates and the Rutherford County troupe will perform at historic sites and host a workshop for youth.
The Cripple Creek Cloggers have been described as goodwill ambassadors for the Heart of Tennessee. Group founder Steve Cates took that to a new level.
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