To include a listing in the Out & About calendar, submit your events at www.Chattanooga Now.com. Questions? Call Susan Pierce at 423-7576284.
ALL ABOARD FOR SCULPTURE — Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, 1800 Polk St. Catch the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum train at the Sculpture Fields for a fourcourse dinner excursion, then return for Party in the Park after- party that includes music, dance and light show. $250 per person. 5:30-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3. Reservations required: 423-266-7288. BENEFIT BARBECUE — First United Methodist Church, 3425 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland, Tenn. First United Methodist Men host 42nd annual fundraiser with $8 plates of chicken breast or pulled pork, bun, baked potato, slaw, baked beans, dessert and drink. 11:45 a. m.1 p. m. and 4-7 p. m. Friday, Nov. 3. 423- 476- 4504. CAR/ TRUCK/ TRACTOR/ MOTORCYCLE SHOW — Rhea County courthouse, 1475 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Toy drive to benefit children of Rhea County; entry fee is $20 or new, unwrapped toy. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. 423-260- 6248. CHAT ABOUT SCIENCE — Stone Cup Coffee House, 208 Frazier Ave. Colman Keane, director of fiber technology at EPB, talks about EPB’s fiber optic- based Smart Grid and how the system incorporates renewable energy. 7 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. 423-509- 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. 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.
Friday, Nov. 3: Night hike, 6- 8 p. m., $ 10 plus $ 5 parking. Learn about history and geology of the canyon on 2- mile hike for ages 10 and older.
Saturday, Nov. 4: Sunset Stroll to Sunset Point, 7: 30- 8 p. m., $ 5 parking, meet at West Rim Trail access parking for short, easy walk to overlook. GARDENING — The Barn Nursery, 1801 E. 24th Street Place. Christmas open house. 9 a. m.- 6 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. 10 a. m.- 6 p. m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Reservations: 423- 698-2276. HEALING HEARTS AT HUNTER — Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. Anyone who has experienced a loss is invited
to view art and draw feelings from it. Sessions facilitated by staff of Hunter Museum and Avalon Hospice. noon-1 p. m. Nov. 15. 423- 892-3737. 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, Nov. 4: Cumberland Mountain State Park, moderate 6 miles. Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy- Daisy at 9 a. m. HISTORY HIKE — Begins and ends at Cravens House, 110 Point Park Road, Lookout Mountain. Ranger- guided 4- mile hike exploring history of Lookout Mountain; wear supportive footwear, bring water and light snacks. 9 a. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. 706- 8669241. NICKELS FOR NEPAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Applebee’s, Northgate Mall. Gamma chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota hosts pancake breakfast to raise funds for school supplies, uniforms and facility support for children in Nepal; $ 10 donation. 7: 30- 9: 30 a. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. www. nickelsfornepal.org. NIGHT TO HONOR ISRAEL — The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. Christians United for Israel along with area churches host free event to show solidarity between Jewish people and Christians in support of Israel. 7 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 9. 423- 645-1552. PARTY IN THE PARK AT SCULPTURE FIELDS — Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, 1800 Polk St. DJ 1900 plays music for dancing and light show; $25 ticket includes two drink tickets. 8-11 p. m. Friday, Nov. 3. 423-266-7288. 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.
Friday, Nov. 3: Moonlight paddle, 7-10 p. m., free to members, $ 10 nonmembers. Five- mile paddle on Lookout Creek; bring headlamps and flashlights for return paddle.
Saturday, Nov. 4: Breakfast in a Bag, 10: 30 a. m., free for members, $ 10 nonmembers. Learn to make bacon and eggs in paper bags. Must make reservation by 4 p. m. Nov. 2. RIDING CLINIC — Bayview Riding Academy, 8217 Ooltewah- Georgetown Road. Riding clinic focusing on show jumping featuring a four-time event rider; $20 to $ 425. 8 a. m.-5 p. m. Nov. 4-5. 423596- 8286. SALUTE TO VETERANS — Alhambra Shrine Temple, 1000 Alhambra Drive. Alhambra Shrine Temple Ladies Helping Hands hosts Hee Haw Salute to Veterans with singing, jokes, storytelling showing patriotism. 5: 30 p. m. Nov. 11. Hot dog supper, veterans eat free, $ 5 all others; 7 p. m. program, $ 10. 423- 875- 9736. SANTA ARRIVES AT HAMILTON PLACE — Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., around perimeter of mall. Santa Arrival Parade begins at 11 a. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. www. hamiltonplace.com SIERRA CLUB — From Highway 41A, turn onto Highway 156, go 8.3 miles then right
onto Old CCC Road, which dead ends at trailhead. Join Sierra Club members for short walk to explore Sherwood Forest, the latest addition to South Cumberland State Park. 2 p. m. Sunday, Nov. 5. TENNESSEE FOLKLORE SOCIETY — Etowah Railroad Depot and Museum, Etowah,Tenn. Bradley Hanson, Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife program director, speaks to annual meeting. Other speakers include Tony Kail, Mitsutoshi Inaba, John Lee Williamson and Jessica Turner. Participants will tour exhibits at the railroad depot and museum. 11 a. m.-3 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. 731- 610- 6913. THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE! — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Popular television game show’s interactive stage show with prizes. 8-11:45 p. m. Today, Nov. 2. 423-7575050. Tickets $29.50-$89.50. TOY RUN — Ridgeland High School, 2478 Happy Valley Road, Rossville, Ga. to LaFayette High School. Bring new, unwrapped toy or make cash donation to ride in Dino Richardson Memorial Toy Run that benefits Al Millard Memorial Stocking Full of Love children’s Christmas fund in Walker County, Ga. 2 p. m. Sunday, Nov. 5. 706956- 4779 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. November schedule: Trains depart Saturday and Sunday at 10:40 a. m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3: 35 p. m. Trains also depart on Fridays at 10:40 a. m. and 12:05 p. m., except Nov. 24. TRUNK SHOW — Fischer Evans, 801 Market St. Jewelry of designer Roberto Coin. 11 a. m.-5: 30 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 9 423-267- 0901.
BOOK TALK — Dalton State College, 650 College Drive, Dalton, Ga. Dr. Susan Eastman gives free talk on her new book, “The American War in Vietnam Cultural Memories at the Turn of the Century.” 6 p. m. Today, Nov. 2. www. daltonstate.edu
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.
Sunday, Nov. 5: Local Arts Fair, 1: 30- 4 p. m., Northgate branch. CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR
Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., 11 a. m. Saturday, storytime. 423- 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. Sunday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday; closed Wednesday. $ 13.95 adults and children.756-2738, www. cdmfun.org. 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. SCOUT DAY AT ROCK CITY AND RUBY FALLS — Rock City, 1400 Patten Road, and Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Highway. Two free Scouts in uniform admitted per one paid adult ($ 19.95 at either location). Saturday, Nov. 4. 423- 821-2544.
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 caller to be announced and music by Mountain Creek Boys. $8 individuals, $ 5 students and senior adults. 7: 30 contra lesson, 8: 30-11 p. m. dance. Saturday, Nov. 11. 423- 629- 0333.
DANCE — Heritage House at Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road. Free introductory class for new dancers that teaches fundamental moves, then several dances from the historical repertoire will be taught. Bring soft-sole (sneakers or flats) shoes for dancing. No experience needed. 7- 9 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. 423- 855- 9474. ROARING ’20s DANCE PARTY — Archway on Glass, 2523 Glass St. Break out the zoot suits and fringed flapper sheaths for party with 1920s cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and desserts: $20-$ 30. 7: 30-10: 30 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 4. chattanoogavintagedance. weebly.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, Nov. 10. 931-707- 0766 or find them on Facebook at GrandviewTwirlers. USA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church, Lundy Hall, 4315 Brainerd Road. Beginning Bachata lesson taught by Jesse Ramos at 7: 30 p. m., dance 8: 30-10: 30 p. m. Friday, Nov. 10. www. chattanoogausadance.com. USAD members, first-time guests and students $ 5, nonmembers $ 10.