Events Cal­en­dar

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Leisure

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. bon­neau@gmail.com 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.

Books/ Au­thors

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.

Chil­dren/ Teens

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.

Dances

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.

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