CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ A cool, clear weekend is in sight for Clarksville's Rivers and Spires Festival.

The downtown event's main attractions run Friday and Saturday. Rivers and Spires features music of a wide variety and arts and crafts booths. There are children's activities.

There are also car shows and parades.

Bringing pets is discouraged.

There is no admission charge. About 40,000 visitors are expected.