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Photos and story by Sarah Dixon-Morgan / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro artists gathered at Old Fort Park for the Greenway Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to display and sell original artwork for the community. Some of the features of the event were live music, food, dancing, face painting and …

Photo by Sarah Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Ariel Reiter / Contributing Writer Volunteers are needed for the Stream and Greenway Cleanup on Thursday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Stones River Battlefield and McFadden Farm in Murfreesboro. The cleanup is part of an effort to help preserve and keep Rutherford County …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer The American Heart Association will be hosting its annual Rutherford Heart Walk on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Greenway to raise money and promote awareness for healthy hearts.  There is no cost to participate in the three-mile-long …

Photos and story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer MTSU was one of the sponsors for the last “Friday Night Live” concert of the year on the Murfreesboro Public Square Friday, allowing for the event to be considered a Connection Point and the university to be represented heavily in downtown Murfreesboro. Friday Night Live is an …

Photos and story by Ghaliah Almuyidi / Contributing Writer The annual Exotic Bird Fair took place in the MTSU Livestock Center on Saturday and Sunday. The fair is sponsored by the Heart of Tennessee Aviculture Society and featured more than 40 participating vendors. Vendors sold a variety of products and services including bird cages, food …

Story and photos by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines On Saturday, the Music City Rabbit Breeders Association hosted a rabbit breeding show at MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event consisted of four rabbit shows: two open shows and two youth shows that showcased younger rabbits. Pat Huston, a resident …