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Leisure

BAT­TLE OF CHICKA­MAUGA AN­NIVER­SARY — Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field, LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Se­ries of ranger- guided tours, hikes, lec­tures and liv­ing his­tory demon­stra­tions Sept. 15-20 to com­mem­o­rate 154th an­niver­sary of Bat­tle of Chicka­mauga. For full sched­ule: www. nps. gov/chch/plany­our visit/chicka­mauga154. htm. BAT­TLE­FIELD ED­U­CA­TION DAY — Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field, LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethope, Ga. Eighth- grade classes are in­vited Tues­day, Sept. 19, to par­tic­i­pate in ro­tat­ing ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams com­mem­o­rat­ing 154th an­niver­sary of Bat­tle of Chicka­mauga. Three block times avail­able: 9 a. m., 10: 30 a. m. and noon. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 423-752-5213, ext. 117, or email christo­pher_ young@ nps. gov. CHAT ABOUT SCIENCE — Stone Cup Cof­fee House, 208 Fra­zier Ave. Dr. Bernie Kuha­jda of Ten­nessee Aquar­ium Conservation In­sti­tute de­scribes rein­tro­duc­tion work with lake stur­geon and gives an over­view of other TNACI conservation projects. 7- 8 p. m. Tues­day, Sept. 12. 423509- 8445. CHAT­TANOOGA GHOST TOURS — 432 Mar­ket 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. CHERO­KEE HIS­TORY TALK — Moc­casin Bend Na­tional Arche­o­log­i­cal Dis­trict, park at Gate­way Site, 10 Hamm Road. Bring fold­ing chair and wa­ter bot­tle for 30- minute pro­gram on “Chero­kee in the Old South,” dis­cussing how the Chero­kee at­tempted to adapt and sur­vive in the an­te­bel­lum pe­riod. 2 p. m. Sun­day, Sept. 10. 706- 866- 9241. CITY SWEAT — Water­house Pavil­ion, 850 Mar­ket St. Fi­nal City Sweat of the year cel­e­brates South­ern Bend Yoga Fes­ti­val with Heather Shaw Dendy and Kari Baker Pol­lard. Bring your mat and wa­ter to free yoga work­out. 6 p. m. Thurs­day, Sept. 14. 423-265-3700. CIVIL WAR TALK — Meet at Sherman Reser­va­tion, in­ter­sec­tion of Crest Road and Light­foot Mill Road on Mis­sion­ary Ridge. One- hour pro­gram on the role of field for­ti­fi­ca­tions used by Con­fed­er­ate sol­diers along Mis­sion­ary Ridge. Bring bot­tled wa­ter and fold­ing chair; dress ap­pro­pri­ately for weather. 2 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423- 821-7786. CLOUD­LAND CANYON STATE PARK — Lo­cated near Trenton, Ga., on western side of Look­out Moun­tain, 122 Cloud­land Canyon Park Road, Ris­ing Fawn, Ga. 706- 657- 4050.

Satur­day, Sept. 9: Sun­set Stroll to Sun­set Point, 5- 9 p. m., $ 5 park­ing, meet at West Rim Ac­cess park­ing lot for 45- minute hike.

Satur­day, Sept. 9: Wa­ter­fall work­out, 4- 6 p. m., $ 5 park­ing. Learn about nat­u­ral fea­tures of park in 2- mile hike with 1,200 stair steps and 750-feet of el­e­va­tion gain. Bring drink­ing wa­ter. CRAB­TREE FARM PLANT SALE — Crab­tree Farms, 1000 E. 30th St. Fall plant sale and fes­ti­val of sus­tain­ably grown fruits, veg­eta­bles and flow­ers; work­shops 11 a. m., noon and 1 p. m. 9 a. m.4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 423- 493- 9155. DAHLIA SHOW — Bay­side Bap­tist Church gym, 6100 High­way 58. Dahlia So­ci­ety of Ten­nessee’s an­nual show. Noon- 4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. tndahlia. org DESOTO STATE PARK — 7104 DeSoto Park­way, Fort Payne, Ala. 256- 997-5025. All times are Cen­tral.

Tues­day, Sept. 12: Tick­borne dis­ease in Alabama, 6 p. m., Lit­tle River Canyon Cen­ter, free, Dr. Robert Carter ed­u­cates au­di­ence on ticks and dis­eases they carry. DOG­GIE DIP POOL PARTY — Warner Park swim­ming pool, 1254 E. Third St. Pets and their own­ers take over the park pool at fundraiser for McKamey An­i­mal Cen­ter; $ 15 per pooch, hu­mans are free. 11 a. m.-3 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423-305- 6500 EVENING IN VENEZUELA — Basil­ica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 215 E. Eighth St. Out­door fi­esta cel­e­brates His­panic Her­itage Month with Venezue­lan cui­sine, mu­sic by Venezue­lan artist and com­poser Frank Quin­tero; $40 ages 4 and older, $ 30 stu­dents with valid ID. 6-10 p.m. Fri­day, Sept. 15. 423-724-7654. Tick­ets: mad­priestevents.tick­etleap.com/venezuela.

FISH FRY — Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 214, 540 Park City Road, Rossville, Ga. Newly char­tered Ge­or­gia Sun­shine Op­ti­mist Club holds first fish fry/ auc­tion; pro­ceeds sup­port lo­cal can­cer pa­tient. Adult plate $ 10, child’s plate $8, in­cludes two sides, corn­bread, dessert and drink. 11 a. m.- 6 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. www.face­book.com/ events/ 1858231951170375 GAR­DEN­ING TALK — GreenS­paces, 63 E. Main St. Dr. Ed Schilling gives free over­view of sun­flow­ers and re­views uses of the mem­bers of the Aster­aceae fam­ily in gar­dens. 6 p. m. Mon­day, Sept. 11. 423- 648- 0963. 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, Sept. 9: Rock Climbers park­ing lot to Big Soddy Gulf, slightly stren­u­ous 5 miles. Will stage ve­hi­cles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a.m.

Tues­day, Sept. 12: Leggett Road to McGill Creek, mod­er­ate 4 miles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a. m.

Satur­day, Sept. 16: Roar­ing Creek, slightly stren­u­ous 6 miles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a.m. IN THE LINE OF DUTY RIDE — Thunder Creek Har­ley David­son, 7720 Lee High­way. All- day mo­tor­cy­cle ride Satur­day, Sept. 9, hon­or­ing in­di­vid­u­als who have fallen in the line of ser­vice. For more in­for­ma­tion: 423- 892- 4888. JONES ME­MO­RIAL BAR­BE­CUE — Jones Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church, 4131 Ring­gold Road. An­nual bar­be­cue and bake sale to ben­e­fit chil­dren in East Ridge com­mu­nity. Plates $ 10, stuffed potato $8, sand­wich $ 5, meat by the pound $ 10. 10 a. m.- 6 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423- 624- 6073. LEARN TO RIDE A BI­CY­CLE — Out­door Chat­tanooga, 200 River St. Cer­ti­fied in­struc­tors teach bal­ance, start­ing and stop­ping, ba­sic main­te­nance, safety rules. All par­tic­i­pants must wear hel­met. Bikes pro­vided for adults and older chil­dren; chil­dren shorter than 4 feet must bring own bike. 4-5: 30 p. m. or 6-7: 30 p. m. Mon­day, Sept. 11. 423- 6436888. MO­TOR­CY­CLES, MOON- SHINE AND MU­SIC — Moun­tain Creek Har­ley David­son, 1001 Mar­ket St. Dal­ton, Ga., Party with mu­sic by Huskey Bur­nette, stunt shows by Bubba Blackwell at noon and 3 p. m. Noon- 4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 706-370-7433. RE­FLEC­TION RID­ING AR­BORE­TUM AND NA­TURE CEN­TER— 400 Gar­den Road. Hours of op­er­a­tion 9: 30 a. m.4 p. m. Tues­days-Satur­days, 12: 30- 4 p. m. Sun­day. Closed Mon­days. Ad­mis­sion $ 10 adults, $ 7 ages 4-11 and ages 65 and older. All events re­quire pre­reg­is­tra­tion: 423821-1160.

Satur­day, Sept 9 and 16: Red wolf feed­ing and talk, noon, free to RRANC mem­ber,

in­cluded in ad­mis­sion for non­mem­bers. 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 or 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. Fi­nal af­ter- hours tour of un­der­ground cav­ern with only lanterns to light the path­way. 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri­day, Sept. 8. Reser­va­tions re­quired, $29.95: www. ruby­falls.com/ lantern­tours. TINY HOUSE FES­TI­VAL — Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sanc­tu­ary Road. United Tiny House As­so­ci­a­tion event brings tiny houses and mi­cro homes to town with live mu­sic, free movie show­ings and work­shops. 5-8 p.m. Fri­day, Sept. 8; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Satur­day, Sept. 9; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun­day, Sept. 10. 706-623-4332. $20-$35. TRAIN RIDES, CHAT­TANOOGA — De­part­ing from Ten­nessee Val­ley Rail­road, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423-894-8028. 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: Sixmile, 55- minute ride through East Chat­tanooga to TVRM’s re­pair shop. $ 17 adults, $ 11 ages 2-12. Septem­ber sched­ule: Trains de­part Satur­day and Sun­day at 10:40 a. m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3: 35 p. m. Wed­nes­days through Fri­days trains de­part at 10:40 a. m. and 12:05 p. m. Rail­road is closed Mon­days and Tues­days. WINES OF SI­CILY — Back Inn Cafe, 412 E. Sec­ond St. Bluff View wine direc­tor Michael Vasta leads wine-tast­ing class; $40 per per­son, reser­va­tions re­quired. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thurs­day, Sept. 14. Reser­va­tions: 423-265-5033, ext. 4.

Books/Au­thors

BOOK SIGN­ING — Star Line Books, 1467 Mar­ket St. Artist Alan Shup­trine signs the Artist Cat­a­logue and gives wa­ter­color demon­stra­tion. 6- 8 pm. Today, Sept. 7. 423777- 5629. BOOK SIGN­ING — Ca­toosa County Li­brary, 108 Ca­toosa Cir­cle, Ring­gold, Ga. Kel­lie Tay­lor Hall signs “Just Be­ing Me” fan­tasy novel. 10 a. m.-3 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 706965-3600. WRIT­ERS GUILD — Cre­ative Arts Guild, 520 W. Waugh St., Dal­ton, Ga. Guild hosts monthly meet­ings to im­prove writ­ing skills, pro­vide lis­ten­ing and feed­back to lo­cal writ­ers and to present re­gional au­thors. Third Mon­day of each month. 706-259-1822.

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 423-757-5310 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, reg­is­tra­tion 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, 10-10: 30 a. m., East­gate branch. Fin­ger play, songs and sto­ries for in­fants up to 18 months and their par­ent/care­giver.

Sept. 12: Beat mak­ing and dig­i­tal mu­sic for teens, The Stu­dio at down­town branch, 4: 30 p. m.

Sept 12: Beat mak­ing and dig­i­tal mu­sic for adults in The Stu­dio, down­town branch, 6 p. m. CHIL­DREN’S STORY HOUR

Barnes & No­ble, 2100 Hamil­ton Place Blvd., 11 a. m. Satur­day, sto­ry­time. 423893- 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. 423-756-2738, www.cdm­fun. org.

Satur­day, Sept. 16: Choco­late fes­ti­val, noon- 4 p. m., choco­late tast­ing, choco­late mak­ing. GIRL POWER DAY — Barnes & No­ble, 2100 Hamil­ton Place. Au­thors Court­ney Stevens, Kristin Tubb, Lin Stepp, Nia Mya Reese, body lan­guage class by Dr. Donna Van Nat­ten and other events. Free. 2 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423- 8930186 Sept. 16: Guy Power Day, 2 p. m., with eight au­thors. ROSSVILLE PUB­LIC LI­BRARY — 504 McFar­land Ave., Rossville, Ga. Preschool Ready to Read, Tues­days at 10: 30 a. m. Come for sto­ries, crafts and songs. 706- 8661368.

Dances

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 Vicki Hern­don and mu­sic by Con­traplic­ity. $ 8 in­di­vid­u­als, $ 5 stu­dents and se­nior adults. 7: 30 con­tra les­son, 8: 30-11 p. m. dance. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423629- 0333. 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. SIN­GLES DANCE — First- Cen­te­nary United Methodist Church, Mohney Hall, cor­ner of Oak and Hous­ton streets. Wear your fa­vorite team’s col­ors for football-theme dance spon­sored by Pos­i­tive Chris­tian Sin­gles; $8 and bring snacks to share. 7-10 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 9. 423-756-2021. SQUARE DANC­ING — 175 Emer­gency Road, Grand­view, Tenn. Triv­ial Trivia square dance, Johnny Cham­bers caller, 7 p. m. work­shop, 7: 30 p. m. dance, Fri­day, Sept. 8, $ 5 per per­son. 931-707- 0766. SQUARE DANCE CLASS — Grand­view Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 175 Emer­gency Road, Grand­view, Tenn. Learn to square dance with Johnny Cham­bers and the Grand­view Twirlers. Classes be­gin Mon­day, Sept. 11, at 7 p. m. First les­son is free, af­ter that $ 4 per per­son. No part­ners re­quired, ca­sual dress. 931707- 0766. USA DANCE — Brain­erd United Methodist Church, Lundy Hall, 4315 Brain­erd Road. Be­gin­ning cha- cha les­son taught by Mark Franklin at 7: 30 p. m., dance 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri­day, Sept. 8. www. chat­tanoogau­sadance.com. USAD mem­bers, first-time guests and stu­dents $ 5, non­mem­bers $ 10.

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