Outdoor film screenings, several markets and festivals and a "grape stomp" are on the agenda for this weekend. Here's a chronology.
— Photographic Society of Chattanooga continues its fall/holiday show at the Gallery at Blackwell, 71 Eastgate Loop. Society members will have their work displayed, and prints will be available for purchase. The gallery's hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The show will conclude Jan. 5. Learn more at chattanoogaphoto.org.
— Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace, continues its exhibition of "Vocabulary," featuring the work of 27 local and national artists. The works featured in the exhibition use different vocabularies and dialogues in different artistic mediums to engage with viewers and other artists. The gallery's hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The exhibition will run through Nov. 30. Learn more at jewishchattanooga.com.
— Institute of Contemporary Art Chattanooga continues its exhibition of "When the World's On Fire" by artist Kevin McNamee-Tweed at the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. The exhibition features more than 40 new ceramic paintings and other works by McNamee-Tweed. The exhibition will run through Oct. 21. The gallery is free and open to the public. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Learn more at icachatt.org.
— In-Town Gallery, 26A Frazier Ave., continues its exhibition "Earth Crush," featuring the sculptures of Denice Bizot. Primarily working with metals, Bizot is noted for her use of found materials and freewheeling sense of design to create abstract pieces. The exhibition will run through Sept. 30. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Learn more at intowngallery.com.
— ArtsBuild will host "InterMission," a celebration of the arts featuring guest Alan Cumming, at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. The event will honor this year's recipients of the Ruth Holmberg Arts Leadership Awards given to local arts leaders. Special acts by the Chattanooga Ballet, Scenic City Shakespeare and others will be featured. Tickets cost $125. Learn more at artsbuild.com/intermission.
— Mountain Arts Guild will host an opening reception for its exhibition "Things of the Heart" from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Exum Gallery at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. The reception will include wine and hors d'oeuvres. The exhibition features paintings and ceramics created by local senior artists. The exhibition will run through Oct. 29. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, closed Saturday and 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. Learn more at stpaulschatt.org.
— Women's Oncology Foundation of Greater Chattanooga will host its Women's Oncology Warriors Concert from 6-10 p.m. Friday at Miller Park, 928 Market St. The concert will feature live music by The Royal Hounds. General admission tickets cost $20; proceeds benefit local women fighting cancer. Learn more at eventbrite.com.
— North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, will host a free concert by Threefold from 7-8 p.m. Friday. The trio consists of Lee University students who play jazz music.
— Barrelhouse Ballroom, 1501 Long St., will have two events this weekend. At 9 p.m. Friday, the ballroom will celebrate its one-year anniversary with The Communicators and Chattanooga Parking Authority; tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 the day of the show. At 9 p.m. Saturday, Runaway Gin, a Phish tribute band, will perform; tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 the day of show. Learn more at barrelhouseballroom.com.
— Friendship House Music Festival returns for its eighth year from 4-10 p.m. Saturday at the Burr Performing Arts Park, 101 S. Hamilton St., Dalton, Ga. The free festival will include live music, fireworks, food and activities. The performers will be the Molly Ringwalds, A Murder of Crowes and Charlsey Etheridge. Proceeds from the festival benefit the scholarship and tuition program of Friendship House, an early child care development center. Learn more at fhmusicfestival.com.
OUT & ABOUT
— Neighborhood Environmental College will host "Your Health: What's the Environment Got to Do with It?" from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the South Chattanooga Community Center, 1151 W. 40th St. The program will focus on the relationship between indoor and outdoor environmental factors and personal health. Dawn Curley and Ryan Brown of the Hamilton County Health Department will be program speakers. The college is a joint operation between WaterWays, South Chattanooga Community Association and Net Resource Foundation. Learn more about its programs at mywaterways.org.
— Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga from Friday-Wednesday at the park, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. The anniversary will feature a variety of activities to highlight the battle's history including ranger-led programs, hikes with a park historian and living history experiences. A complete program schedule is available at nps.gov/chch.
— River City Co. will host a Noontunes concert and market, part of its new Noontunes event series, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday from Aquarium Way to High Point Climbing Gym on Broad Street. The free, public event will feature live music by ChattanooGuys, artist vendors and food trucks. SoundCorps will be the nonprofit partner for this week's event, which is street carnival-themed and will feature a variety of street performers. Learn more about the event series at rivercitycompany.com/noontunes.
— United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee will hold a public reading of the Constitution from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building, 900 Georgia Ave. The Constitution will be read in 110 segments to commemorate Constitution Day. All are welcome to read a segment, but readings will be assigned on a first-come, first-filled basis. For more information, contact [email protected].
— Resilient Story and Latinos of Chattanooga will host a free screening of the film "Un Nuevo Pasado (Someday Soon)" from 6-10 p.m. Friday at Reflection Riding, 400 Garden Road. The documentary was made by local filmmaker Pablo Mazariegos and explores the immigrant journey through Chattanooga's Guatemalan community. The event will feature a screening of the film, live music, a Guatemalan culinary experience and more. Learn more at reflectionriding.org/events.
— Susan G. Komen, a leading organization in the fight against breast cancer, will host an in-person More Than Pink Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The walk will raise money for breast cancer patients and research; registration opens at 7 a.m. There will also be activities from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., including live music, mocktail tastings, arts and crafts and more. Learn more at komen.org/chattanoogawalk.
— Cloudland Canyon State Park, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, Ga., will offer a ranger-led tour into Sitton's Cave starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The 2- to 2 1/2-hour long tour will have attendees crawling in mud, scrambling over rocks, encountering underground creatures and possibly wading through a subterranean stream to explore the cave environment. Attendees must register for the tour by calling the park office at 706-657-4050. Admission costs $45 per person. Learn more at gastateparks.org.
— Master Gardeners of Hamilton County will host a free gardening class, "Acid-Loving Plants," from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the UT-Hamilton County Extension, 6183 Adamson Circle, or online via Zoom. The class, presented by Master Gardener Lee Anderson, will focus on plants that thrive in acidic soil and techniques for planting them. Register for the class at mghc.org.
— River Gorge Excursions will host its fourth annual Paddle for PanCan 5K event from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Suck Creek Boat Launch, 1907 Suck Creek Road. The kayak/paddle board 5K will raise funds for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network; registration costs $40. Participants will start at the boat launch, paddle upriver toward Williams Island and then paddle back to the start. There will be a lunch after party at River Drifters for an additional fee. Register at eventbrite.com.
— Friends of the Marsh House will host Marsh House Heritage Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the house, 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. The historic house will be open for tours, and there will be arts and crafts, a bake sale and a vintage yard sale. Learn more on the Marsh House Facebook page.
— Jones Memorial United Methodist Church will host its 45th annual barbecue event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 4131 Ringgold Road. Barbecue plates, sandwiches, stuffed potatoes and more will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting an initiative to give coats to children in the East Ridge area. There will also be a bake sale. Learn more at jonesmemorial.com.
— Rock the Ridge, an inaugural ecology and conservation festival, will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Walden's Ridge Civic League, 2501 Fairmount Pike. This free festival will feature conservation exhibitors, vendors, lecturers, children's entertainment, music and food trucks. Lecturers will speak on such topics as geology, ecology and native plant gardening. Learn more at timesfreepress.com/cnevents.
— Net Resource Foundation and the Westside Missionary Baptist Church will host the inaugural For the Culture Community Festival from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the Southside Community Park, 3504 E. 36th St. This free and open to the public event will feature food, music, games, vendors and more. Learn more at thenetresourcefoundation.org/events.
— Chattanooga Parks and Outdoors will host "Movies in a Park" at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Frances B. Wyatt Recreation Center, 406 Colville St. The free, family-friendly event will include activities, games and food starting at 6 p.m. The movie of the night will be "The Super Mario Bros. Movie," which will start at dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. Learn more on Parks and Outdoors' Facebook page.
— Immersion Gallery will host Event No. 9 from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the gallery, 231 Broad St. The event will feature live music performances, a variety of artworks by local artists, art demonstrations, a collage table and more. This will be the last event for the gallery in its Broad Street location. Tickets cost $40, and the first 50 sold will be half-price. Learn more at eventbrite.com.
— Chattanooga Market will host an Apple Festival from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at First Horizon Pavilion, 1801 Reggie White Blvd. In addition to the variety of vendors and live music performances, the market will feature fresh-picked apples and a multitude of apple products such as pies, butters, desserts, candles and more. Learn more at chattanoogamarket.com.
— Georgia Winery will host a "Grape Stomp" event from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at its winery property located off of Exit 350 on Interstate 75. The event will feature four different stomps at 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m. with prizes awarded to the best stompers. There will be live music by Wayward Son and food by Go! Gyro! Go! The free event is rain or shine, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Learn more at georgiawines.com.
— Chattanooga Lookouts will continue their series against the Birmingham Barons through the weekend. Games will be at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley. Promotions include Dogs at The Diamond and a Chick-fil-A giveaway on Wednesday, drink specials on Thursday, fireworks on Friday, Dinosaur Day on Saturday and Deaf Awareness Day, Catch on the Field and a food drive on Sunday; Kids Run the Bases will be after every game. Tickets cost $7-$12. Learn more at milb.com/chattanooga.
— Bendabout Farm will host free polo matches at 10 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the farm, 3553 S. Lee Highway, McDonald, Tenn. The games are played weather permitting, and the gates open to the public two hours before start time. Learn more at bendabout.com.
— Chattanooga Red Wolves will have a home game against Union Omaha at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. General admission tickets start at $13. Learn more at chattanoogaredwolves-sc.com.
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