ME­MO­RIAL D AY EVENTS IN THE RE­GION

Chattanooga Times Free Press - ChattanoogaNow - - SCENES FROM 1 890’S DAY JAMBOREE - — Com­piled by staff writer Susan Pierce

FIRE­WORKS FINALES

Two sports teams will cap their week­end games with fire­works finales.

Chat­tanooga Foot­ball Club takes on the New Or­leans Jesters Satur­day, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Fin­ley Sta­dium. Tick­ets are $10.

CFC Gen­eral Man­ager Sean McDaniel says in cel­e­bra­tion of the CFC’s 10th sea­son and Me­mo­rial Day week­end, fire­works will fill the sky im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the match.

The Chat­tanooga Look­outs be­gan five- game home stand against the Mont­gomery Bis­cuits on May 23. Games tonight, May 24, through Satur­day, May 26 are at 7:15 p.m. The game will start at 6:15 p.m. on Sun­day, May 27.

Spe­cial pro­mo­tions in­clude the Jon Ro­driguez “Walkoff ” Bob­ble­head giveaway on Satur­day night, when the first 1,000 fans through the gates at AT&T Field will re­ceive the bob­ble­head.

The first 1,000 fans to Sun­day night’s game will re­ceive a Look­outs logo baseball. Stick around af­ter the game for a postgame fire­works show.

VISIT A BAT­TLE­FIELD

The staff of Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park is of­fer­ing sev­eral events in recog­ni­tion of Me­mo­rial Day.

Some will take place at Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field, 3370 LaFayette Road in Fort Oglethorpe, Ge­or­gia. Oth­ers are sched­uled at Point Park on Point Park Road on Look­out Moun­tain. Join one to learn more about lo­cal his­tory while en­joy­ing each park’s scenic beauty.

All pro­grams at Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field are free. Ad­mis­sion to Point Park is $7 for ages 16 and over, free for ages 15 and younger. There is no ad­mis­sion fee at Cravens House on Look­out Moun­tain.

For more in­for­ma­tion about any of these pro­grams: 706-866-9241. What: Ar­tillery Pro­grams and Walk­ing Tours When: Satur­day, May 26 At Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field, ar­tillery pro­grams will be con­ducted at 10:30 and 11:30 a. m., 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p. m. at the Visi­tor Cen­ter. There will also be ranger-guided car car­a­van tours of the bat­tle­field at 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. At Point Park, ranger-guided walk­ing tours are sched­uled for 11 a. m., 2 and 4 p. m. Liv­ing his­tory pre­sen­ta­tions will take place at 10:30 and 11:30 a. m., 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p. m. A ranger will also lead guided tours of the his­toric Cravens House on Look­out Moun­tain from 1 to 5 p. m.

What: “Medal of Honor Re­cip­i­ents in the Bat­tle of Chicka­mauga”

When: 2 p. m. Sun­day, May 27 Meet at Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field’s Visi­tor Cen­ter for a 90- minute car car­a­van tour fo­cus­ing on the nine men who fought along the banks of Chicka­mauga Creek in Septem­ber 1863 and be­came Medal of Honor re­cip­i­ents. What did each of them do that was con­sid­ered above the call of duty? Liv­ing his­tory pro­grams will also take place at the bat­tle­field on Sun­day at 10:30 and 11:30 a. m., 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p. m.

What: Walk­ing Tours at Point Park

When: Sun­day, May 27 Ranger-guided walk­ing tours of Point Park are sched­uled for 11 a. m., 2 and 4 p. m. Liv­ing his­tory pre­sen­ta­tions will take place at 10:30 and 11:30 a. m., 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p. m. What: Ranger-guided tours When: Mon­day, May 28 Ranger-guided car car­a­van tours of Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field will be held at 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. At Point Park, ranger-guided walk­ing tours are sched­uled for 11 a. m., 2 and 4 p. m. Liv­ing his­tory pre­sen­ta­tions will take place at 10:30 and 11:30 a. m., 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p. m.

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