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Leisure

BAT­TLE­FIELD BI­CY­CLE TOURS — Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Free, 2.5- hour bi­cy­cle tours through bat­tle­field led by Out­door Chat­tanooga with rangers pro­vid­ing his­tory of park. Ride is 4 miles on mod­er­ately hilly ter­rain; ap­pro­pri­ate for ages 8 and older, chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Ev­ery­one must wear a hel­met. 9: 30 a. m. Satur­day, Sept 16. 423-752-5213. 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/plany­ourvisit/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. 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.

CLOUDLAND CANYON STATE PARK — Lo­cated near Tren­ton, Ga., on western side of Look­out Moun­tain, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Ris­ing Fawn, Ga. 706657- 4050.

Satur­day, Sept. 16: Sun­set Stroll to Sun­set Point, 5- 9 p. m., $ 5 park­ing, meet at West Rim Ac­cess park­ing lot for 45- minute hike.

Fri­day, Sept. 22: Night Hike, 7- 9 p. m., $ 5 park­ing, ages 10 and older learn ge­ol­ogy and his­tory of park on 2- mile hike. DAHLIA SHOW — Bay­side Bap­tist Church gym, 6100 High­way 58. Dahlia So­ci­ety of Ten­nessee’s free show. Noon- 4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. tndahlia. org DIS­AS­TER/ TRAVEL/ WILDER­NESS FIRST AID COURSE — UTC Aquatic and Recreation Cen­ter, 601 E. Fifth St. Work­shops, talks and hands- on les­sons for ages 12 and older to learn how to save a life when not near a hos­pi­tal. $ 185 per per­son. 8: 30 a. m.- 6: 30 p. m. Satur­day-Sun­day, Sept. 23-24. Reg­is­ter: www. solowfa.com EAST TEN­NESSEE MU­SIC COL­LEC­TORS SHOW — East Ridge Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 1517 Tom­bras Ave. Deal­ers of­fer vin­tage vinyl LPs and 45s, CDs, DVDs, mem­o­ra­bilia and more; $2 per per­son. 10 a. m.- 4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 23. 704- 996- 9945. 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. GAR­DEN­ING CLASS — UT Ex­ten­sion Of­fice, 6183 Adam­son Cir­cle off Bonny Oaks Drive. Mas­ter Gar­dener Holly Colf leads free class on grow­ing dahlias. 10 a. m.noon. Satur­day, Sept. 16. To reg­is­ter: mghc.org/ed­u­ca­tion-com­mit­tee- classes. 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. 16: Roar­ing Creek, slightly stren­u­ous 6 miles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a. m.

Tues­day, Sept. 19: Har­ri­son Bay State Park, easy 4.5 miles. Meet in High­way 153 Tar­get park­ing lot at 8 a. m.

Satur­day, Sept. 23: Booker T. Wash­ing­ton, mod­er­ate 4 miles. Meet in High­way 153 Tar­get park­ing lot at 8 a. m. KAYAK TEN­NESSEE RIVER GORGE — Out­door Chat­tanooga, 200 River St. Kayak the gorge with a lunch stop to visit Ten­nessee River Gorge Trust’s Bird Ob­ser­va­tory. Learn about the Trust’s ob­jec­tives with the sta­tion and about re­search projects fo­cus­ing on lo­cal birds. Out­door Chat­tanooga staff will pro­vide kayak in­struc­tion, kayaks, pad­dles and re­turn

shut­tle back to ve­hi­cle. For ages 14 and older. 8 a. m.-1: 30 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. Reg­is­ter through Ten­nessee River Gorge Trust: www.trft. of/events. KORN­FIELD KOUNTY — Har­ri­son Ru­ri­tan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane. Har­ri­son Ru­ri­tan and East Ridge Clog­gers present free “Hee- Haw”style va­ri­ety show. 5- 9 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 423344-7848. MO­TOR­CY­CLES, MOON­SHINE 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., food. Noon- 4 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 706-370-7433. NEW SOUTH ART TOUR — Meet in lobby ter­race of Hunter Mu­seum of Amer­i­can Art, 10 Bluff View. New tour of art gal­leries, in­stal­la­tions and stu­dios from Bluff View Dis­trict to South­side. 10 a. m.-12: 30 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 423-290-2477. Fee $ 35 this week only, $ 45 be­gin­ning Sept 23. OCOEE RE­GION BEE­KEEP­ERS — Ben­ton Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing, 6496 High­way 411, Ben­ton, Tenn. Mas­ter Gar­dener and bee­keeper My­ron McCleary speaks on “Bee- Friendly Plants and Gar­den Plant­ings.” 7 p. m. Tues­day, Sept. 19. 423338-2792. 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: 423- 821-1160. ›

Satur­day, Sept. 16, 23: Red wolf feed­ing and talk, noon, free to RRANC mem-

ber, 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, 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. RUGBY LANTERN TOUR — Rugby, Tenn., just off state High­way 52, about 35 miles from I- 40. Lantern tour of Lau­rel Dale Ceme­tery with ghost sto­ries, 10 cos­tumed char­ac­ters telling their tales in the ceme­tery where they lie. 5 p. m. CDT Satur­day, Sept. 16. www. his­tori­crugby.org. Tick­ets $ 15 adults, $ 10 chil­dren 12 and younger. TEN­NESSEE TOW SHOW — Chat­tanooga Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 1150 Carter St. Safety train­ing sem­i­nars for opera- tors, ex­hibits, tow truck beauty con­test, re­mem­brance of fallen op­er­a­tors. Show opens to­day, Sept. 14; free ex­hibits open to pub­lic 10 a. m.- 6 p. m. Fri­day, Sept. 15; and 11 a. m.5 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. ten­nessee­tow­show.com TRAIN RIDES, CHAT­TANOOGA — De­part­ing from Ten­nessee Val­ley Rail­road, 4119 Cromwell Road. 8948028. 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. 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. WICFEST — Har­ri­son Bay State Park, 8411 Har­ri­son Bay Road. Twist Aura’s first Wicfest open to those who prac­tice Earth- based re­li­gions; $75 -$600 pack­ages avail­able. 9 a. m.-11:45 p. m.

Thurs­day, Sept. 21; mid­night-11:45 p. m. Fri­day-Satur­day, Sept. 22-23; mid­night-1 p. m. Sun­day, Sept. 24. wicfest.org. 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. to­day, Sept. 14. Reser­va­tions: 423-265-5033, ext. 4. WINE YOGA — Ge­or­gia Win­ery, 6469 Bat­tle­field Park­way, Ring­gold, Ga. Sara Min­gus leads hour of yoga for all ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els fol­lowed by wine so­cial. 4- 6 p. m. Sun­day, Sept. 17. 706- 9463. For ages 21 and older; $ 15 ticket in­cludes one glass of wine.

Books/ Au­thors

BOOK SIGN­ING — Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park, Vis­i­tor Cen­ter, LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Robert Carter signs “Longstreet’s Break­through at Chicka­mauga: Ac­ci­den­tal Vic­tory” and “Fight for Sn­od­grass and the Rock of Chicka­mauga.” 10 a. m.- 4: 30 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 706- 866- 9287. 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. 706-2591822.

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. ›

Sept. 15: Dig­i­tal Plug- ins 101, The Stu­dio in down­town branch, 4 p. m. ›

Sept. 19: Beat mak­ing and dig­i­tal mu­sic for teens, The Stu­dio at down­town branch, 4: 30 p. m. ›

Sept 19: Beat mak­ing and dig­i­tal mu­sic for adults, The Stu­dio at 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.756-2738, www. cdm­fun.org. › Satur­day, Sept. 16: Choco­late fes­ti­val, noon- 4 p. m., choco­late tast­ing, choco­late mak­ing. GUY POWER DAY — Barnes and Noble, 2100 Hamil­ton Place. Events and au­thors Brooks Ben­jamin, Kenyon T. Henry, An­drew Maraniss, Greg Wilkey, Wayne Brown, JD Harper, Gary High­field and Jerry Sum­mers. Free. 2 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 16. 423- 893- 0186 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. SCOUT­ING MONTH AT TEN­NESSEE AQUAR­IUM — Ten­nessee Aquar­ium, 1 Broad St. Dur­ing month of Septem­ber, half- price ad­mis­sion of­fered Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and guests trav­el­ing with troops. Dis­count ap­plies to Aquar­ium tick­ets, 45- minute Imax screen­ings and cruises aboard the River Gorge Ex­plorer, as well as combo tick­ets. Scouts must wear their uni­form, badge sash or Scout­ing ac­tiv­ity shirt to be el­i­gi­ble. Scout­ing staff must present valid paystub for dis­count. Tick­ets must be pur­chased in per­son. www. tnaqua. org

Dances

BALL­ROOM — Ball­room Magic Dance Cen­ter, 4200 N. Ac­cess Road. $ 10 per per­son. 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Fri­days. 423-771-3646. CON­TRA DANCE — Brain­erd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brain­erd Road. Chat­tanooga Tra­di­tional Dance So­ci­ety hosts dance with call­ing by Grant Host and mu­sic by Ed & Elsie. $8 in­di­vid­u­als, $ 5 stu­dents and se­nior adults. 7: 30 con­tra les­son, 8: 30-11 p. m. dance. Satur­day, Sept. 23. 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. 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, Sept.

22. 931-707- 0766 or find them on Face­book at Grand­view Twirlers.

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