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ARTS IN THE PARK — Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. More than 175 juried exhibitors in 41st annual spring show that benefits Arts Association. 10 a. m.-5 p. m. Saturday-Sunday, May 27-28. 706- 632-2144. Admission $ 5 ages 12 and up. BEACH BLANKET MOVIE NIGHT — Chester Frost Park, 2277 N. Goldpoint Circle. Hamilton County Parks and Recreation hosts free family movie night, bring folding lawn chair or blanket for seating. 8: 30-11 p. m. Friday, May 26. 423842- 0177. CHATTANOOGA GHOST TOURS — Meet on the south side of the Walnut Street Bridge, 100 Walnut St. Walking tours through downtown, ghost hunts through University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Citizens Cemetery. Adults $16.95, ages 12 and under $10. Tours 8:30 p.m. nightly by appointment. 423-821-7125. CRABTREE FARMS — 1000 E. 30th St. Family summer film fest launches with “Bee Movie.” 5: 30- 8 p. m. Tuesday, May 30. Bring dish to share and blanket for seating. Free but registration required: 423- 493- 9155. DANCING WITH THE CHATTANOOGA STARS — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Local amateurs paired with professional dancers in contest to win mirror ball trophy; tickets start at $ 52. VIP reception 6-7: 30 p. m. at Walden Club. Dance fundraiser 8-11:45 p. m. June 3. 423-757-5050 DUCK DERBY AND DUCK FEST — Summerville Depot, 111 E. Washington St., Summerville, Ga. Festival with arts and crafts, entertainment, food vendors at depot and along Town Creek Trail before duck race at 2 p. m. Ducks are $ 5 apiece to enter race. 10 a. m.-3 p. m. June 3. 706- 859- 0900. FINSTER FEST — Paradise Garden, 200 N. Lewis St., Summerville, Ga. Festival of 50 folk artists in Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden; $ 5 per person. 10 a. m.-5 p. m. Saturday-Sunday, May 27-28. 706- 808- 0800. GARDENING WORKSHOP — Ooltewah Nursery, 5829 Ooltewah- Ringgold Road. Jim Yates leads class on hostas and shade perennials and plants that work well beside them. 9 a. m. June 3. 423-238- 9775. HARRISON RURITAN OPEN CAR SHOW — Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Highway. Top five trophies for 20 classes of cars, trucks and motorcy-
cles; seven specialty trophies, dash plates to first 150 registered. Benefits Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department, student citizenship awards and scholarships. 8 a. m.- noon registration, judging starts at noon, 11 a. m. church service, show concludes at 3 p. m.
Sunday, May 28. 423-3643634. Free to spectators, $25 registration at gate. HIKES, TENNESSEE — Led by Soddy- Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet
group. For more information, contact George Bonneau at george. r. firstname.lastname@example.org or 423- 842-3619.
Saturday, May 27: North Chick to Boston Overlook, slightly strenuous 5 miles. Meet at Walmart parking lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a. m.
Tuesday, May 30: Enterprise South, moderate 6 miles. Meet at Enterprise South parking lot at 8 a. m. Saturday, June 3: National Trails Day. Meet at Log Cabin in Greenway Farms at 8 a. m.
MEDIEVAL FAIRE — 550 Fiske Road, Harriman, Tenn. Final weekend of Tennessee Medieval Faire with live jousting, chess matches, comedy, Celtic and Irish music, crafts. 10 a.m.5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 27-28. Admission $9-$17. 865-248-8414 REMEMBERING OUR HEROES MOTORCYCLE RIDE — 6th Cavalry Museum, 6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Ride from museum to Thunder Creek Harley- Davidson on Lee Highway. 9 a. m. to noon Sunday, May 28. 706- 861-2860. Individuals $20, couples $ 30, includes T-shirt if registered in advance. RIVER CANYON ADVENTURES — 21726 River Canyon Road. Explore the scenic Tennessee River Gorge with daily one-, two- or three- hour adventures priced from $ 35 to $ 50. Stop by the rope swing, rent a kayak, paddleboard or inflatable dinghy with electric motor and have fun in the water. 9 a. m.- 6 p. m. Register and pay on the website and get 30 minutes additional free time: www. rivercanyonadventures. com. 423- 488- 8211.
RUBY FALLS LANTERN
TOURS — Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Highway. After- hours tour of underground cavern with only lanterns to light the pathway. 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri
days through Sept. 8. Reservations required, $26.95: www. rubyfalls.com/ lanterntours. SANGRIA ON THE BLUFF — Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. Benefit for La Paz with Latino cuisine and music. 6: 30-10: 30 p. m. Today,
May 25. $80 in advance, $ 100 at door,
SUNDOWN AT THE CREEK
— Thunder Creek Harley- Davidson, 7720 Lee Highway. Live music series 7- 9 p. m. Fridays. 423- 892- 4888.
TRAIN RIDES, CHATTA
NOOGA — Departing from Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Road. 894- 8028. Check website for designated weekend train rides such as Chickamauga Turn, Dinner on the Diner and Hiwassee River Rail Adventure. www.tvrail.com. ›
Missionary Ridge Local: Six- mile, 55- minute ride through East Chattanooga to TVRM’s repair shop. $ 17 adults, $ 11 ages 2-12. May schedule: Trains depart every Saturday
and Sunday at 10:40 a. m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3: 35 p. m. Trains depart Tuesdays through Fridays at 10:40 a. m. and 12:05.
URBAN ARTIFACT BEER
DINNER — Main Street Meats, 217 E. Main St. Dinner features five beers, hosted by Urban Artifact Brewery of Cincinnati; $65 per person includes tip. 5: 30- 9: 30 p. m. June 4. 423602- 9568.
VINTAGE BASE BALL
— 6th Cavalry Museum, 6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Mountain City vs. Quicksteps Club of Spring Hill, Tenn., at noon followed by Chattanooga Lightfoot vs. Highland Rim Distillers at 2: 30 p. m. Bring folding chair for seating; no admission. Noon- 4 p. m.
June 3. 706- 861-2860.
AUTHOR EVENT — Barnes & Noble, 2230 Hamilton Place Blvd. Dan Jolley celebrates release of “Gray Widow’s Web,” sequel to “Widow’s Walk.” Chattooine members in costume attending. 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27. 423-899-9970. BOOK SIGNING — Townsend Atelier, 301 E. 11th St. Free lecture and book signing with New Jersey artist Roberto Osti,
author of “Basic Anatomy: An Essential Guide for Artists.” 6-7: 30 p. m. Friday, May 26. 423-266-2712
BOOK SIGNING — Barnes & Noble, 2230 Hamilton Place Blvd. Caroline Giammanco signs “Bank Notes: The True Story of the Boonie Hat Bandit” and “Guilty Hearts: The World of Prison Romances.” 2-5 p. m. June 3. 423- 8999970.
FIFTH TUESDAY POETRY
EVENT — Star Line Books, 1467 Market St. Peggy Douglas and Carole Cohen featured at free event hosted by local poet Ray Zimmerman. 6-7 p. m.
Tuesday, May 30. 423-7775629.
CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY All locations of the Chattanooga public library system have preschool story time. The Downtown, Eastgate and Northgate libraries have Adventure Club for children ages 6 and up. The library’s teen center, Teen Stack, is located in the Downtown Library. For more information about all programming held in the Downtown, Eastgate, Northgate or South Chattanooga libraries, call 757-5310 or visit www.chattlibrary.org. › Lego Clubs: Downtown branch, every Monday, 5- 6 p. m., for ages 5-11, free; Northgate branch, first Saturday of each month, 2-3 p. m., for ages 3 and up, free. 757- 5314. › Toddler Time: Learning program for ages 18-36 months and parents/guardians, preregistration not required. Wednesdays: 10: 30 a. m. Eastgate Library, 10 a. m. and 11 a. m. Northgate Library. Saturday: 11 a. m., downtown branch. › Baby Bounce: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1010: 30 a. m., Eastgate branch. Finger play, songs and stories for infants up to 18 months and their parent/caregiver. CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR › Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., 11 a. m. Saturday. 893- 0186. › Books Never Ending, 247 Cloud Springs Road, Rossville, 10: 30 a. m. Saturdays for ages 3- 8. 706- 891- 0774. www. booksneverending.com CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM — 321 Chestnut St. Hours: 10 a. m.-5 p. m. daily. $ 13.95 adults and children.756-2738, www.cdmfun. org. › New Exhibit: “Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit,” based on the “very” insect books of children’s author Eric Carle. › Thursday, June 1: Sensory Night, 5: 30- 8 p. m., free, for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Included in CDM admission, but reservations required. DALTON-WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA., PUBLIC LIBRARY — 310 Cappes St., Dalton, Ga. Ventriloquist Gene Cordova visits at 10: 30 a. m. Wednesday, May 31. 706- 876-1360.
BALLROOM — The Ballroom, 7001 Middle Valley Road. Learn ballroom dancing, no partner required, casual dress. Group class, 7: 30 p. m., $ 5. Dancing 8: 30 p. m., $ 10. Saturdays. 423-394- 6428. BALLROOM — Ballroom Magic Dance Center, 4200 N. Access Road. $ 10 per person. 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fridays. 423771-3646. CONTRA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road. Chattanooga Traditional Dance Society hosts dance with calling by Jane Ewing and music by Girl Time and the Doright Daddies. $ 8 individuals, $ 5 students and senior adults. 7: 30 contra lesson, 8: 30-11 p. m. dance. Saturday, May 27. 423- 629- 0333. RHYTHM BALLROOM — The Ballroom, 7001 Middle Valley Road. Learn fundamentals of rumba, cha cha, East Coast Swing. Casual dress. No partner required, $ 5 per person. 6 p. m. Mondays, 8 p. m. Wednesdays. www. theballroomathixson.com. SHAG, BOP, SWING, JITTERBUG — Elks Lodge 91, 1067 Graysville Road at East Brainerd Road. $ 5 members, $7 guests. 7-10 p. m. Thursdays. www.choochooshagclub.com. SQUARE DANCING — 175 Emergency Road, Grandview, Tenn. Grandview Twirlers host square dances with caller Johnny Chambers. No partners required, $ 5 per person, casual dress. 7: 30-10 p. m. Friday, May 26. 931-707- 0766 or find them on Facebook at GrandviewTwirlers.