Events Calendar

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BLUFF VIEW WINE SE­RIES — Back Inn Cafe, 411 E. Sec­ond St. Monthly ed­u­ca­tional wine se­ries for ages 21 and older; $40 per per­son. 6:30-8:30 Tues­day, June 5. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 423-265-5033, ext. 4. BAT­TLE­FIELD TOUR — Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Meet in Visi­tor Cen­ter’s theater at 11 a.m. for panel dis­cus­sion about the lead­er­ship of Gen. Ge­orge H. Thomas fol­lowed by one-hour car car­a­van at 1 p.m. Satur­day, June 2. 706-8669241. CA­NOE LOOK­OUT CREEK — Di­rec­tions to launch site given with reser­va­tion con­fir­ma­tion. Friends of Moc­casin Bend and Friends of Out­door Chat­tanooga spon­sor pad­dle on Look­out Creek to learn more about the Civil War and Amer­i­can In­dian his­tory associated with Look­out Moun­tain and Moc­casin Bend. 9 a.m. Fri­day, May 25. Reser­va­tions: 423- 643- 6888. 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. CHAT­TANOOGA MAR­KET — First Ten­nessee Pav­il­ion, 1829 Carter St. More than 200 ven­dors of fresh pro­duce, meats, cheeses, flow­ers and orig­i­nal art. Free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun­days. 423- 648-2496. CLOUDLAND CANYON STATE PARK — Lo­cated near Trenton, Ga., on western side of Look­out Moun­tain, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Ris­ing Fawn, Ga. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 706-913-7170.

Fri­days, May 25 and June 1: Night hike, 8-10 p.m. $10 plus $5 park­ing, for ages 10 and older. Hike 2-mile trail learn­ing ge­ol­ogy and his­tory of the canyon, bring flash­light.

Fri­day, June 1: Map and com- pass course, 11 a.m., $5 park­ing. Meet at in­ter­pre­tive cen­ter to learn ba­sics of land nav­i­ga­tion. DIXIE HIGH­WAY SALE — From Ma­ri­etta to Ring­gold, Ga. Ninety-mile yard sale fol­lows the Dixie High­way through 13 North Ge­or­gia com­mu­ni­ties. June 1-3. events/348203592261777 FOSTER CARE NIGHT — Cham­b­liss Cen­ter for Chil­dren, 315 Gille­spie Road. Cham­b­liss Cen­ter hosts free in­for­ma­tion night on be­com­ing a foster par­ent. 6 p.m. Tues­day, June 5. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 423693-2580. GAR­DEN TOUR — An­nual fundraiser for Mas­ter Gar­den­ers of Hamil­ton County visits five lo­ca­tions on Signal Moun­tain. Pur­chase ticket at any tour stop;

$20 ticket good both days. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Satur­day, June 2; 1- 6 p.m. Sun­day, June 3. For map of tour stops: mghc. org/31st-an­nual-spring-gar­den­tour HAR­RI­SON BAY STATE PARK — 8411 Har­ri­son Bay Road, Har­ri­son, Tenn. 423-344- 6214.

To­day, May 24: Full moon pad­dle, 8:15 p.m., $30 per per­son. For ages 14 and older, chil­dren ages 14-17 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Meet at boat shed for pad­dle to re­mote area of park, where par­tic­i­pants will have camp­fire and re­fresh­ments, then pad­dle back along shore line in 1.5-mile, 3-hour pad­dle. HEALTH FAIR — 721 East­gate Loop. Vir­ginia Col­lege hosts free com­mu­nity health fair with free vi­sion screen­ings, health-re­lated checks, ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages. Noon-2 p.m. Wed­nes­day, June 6. 423-893-2000. 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@ or 423-842-3619.

Satur­day, May 26: Lula Lake, mod­er­ate 4.5 miles. Meet at Food City park­ing lot in Red Bank at 8 a.m.

Tues­day, May 29: Big Soddy Gulf, easy-to-mod­er­ate 6 miles. Meet at Durham Street park­ing lot by ball­fields in Soddy- Daisy at 8 a.m. and pro­ceed to the Big Soddy Gulf park­ing lot where hike be­gins at the park’s trail­head.

Satur­day, June 2: Na­tional Trails Day at Booker T. Wash­ing- ton State Park. Join in­ter­pre­tive ranger for hike around na­ture trail. Meet at the park’s swim­ming pool at 10 a.m. MAINSTREET CRUISE-IN — Cleve­land, Tenn., around court­house square. View re­stored cars and other spe­cial-in­ter­est ve­hi­cles as they line down­town streets while music from the 1950s-’70s plays over speak­ers. Spa­ces are free on a first- come, first-served ba­sis. 1- 6 p.m. Satur­day, May 26. 423-595-2912. RE­FLEC­TION RID­ING AR­BORE­TUM AND NA­TURE CEN­TER — 400 Gar­den Road. Hours of oper­a­tion 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues­days-Satur­days, 12:304 p.m. Sun­day. Closed Mon­days. Ad­mis­sion $10 adults, $7 ages 4-11 and ages 65 and older. All events re­quire regis­tra­tion: 423821-1160.

RUBY FALLS LANTERN TOURS — Ruby Falls, 1720 South Scenic High­way. Ex­pe­ri­ence un­der­ground cav­ern with only lanterns to light the way; $29.95 adults. 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fri­days through Novem­ber. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 706-820-2531. SOUTH CUM­BER­LAND STATE PARK — 11745 High­way 41, Mon­tea­gle, Tenn. All times listed are Cen­tral. 931-924-2980. mary­priest­ley@bell­

To­day, May 24: Hike Greeter Falls-Big Creek Gulf and Stone Door, 9 a.m. CDT, $20. Ranger Murray Gheesling leads 7.5-mile hike on long, rough and rocky trail. Wear hik­ing boots, back­pack, bring lunch, snacks and plenty of wa­ter.

Fri­day, May 25: Wa­ter­fall hike, 2:30 p.m. CDT, free. Meet ranger at Greeter Falls park­ing lot for mod­er­ate 2-mile hike around Greeter Falls Loop trail.

Sun­day, May 27: Stroll the Meadow Trail, 2 p.m. CDT, free. Meet at Visi­tor Cen­ter for easy, mile-long hike. Bring wa­ter, wear com­fort­able shoes for hik­ing. TRAIN RIDES, CHAT­TANOOGA — 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.

Mis­sion­ary Ridge Lo­cal: Sixmile, 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 also de­part Tues­days through Fri­days at 10:40 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. YOGA AND WHISKEY — Ten­nessee Still­house, 890 River­front Park­way. Yoga class led by Lisa McBryde of South­ern Yoga fol­lowed by be­hind-the-scenes les­son on mak­ing whiskey and a tast­ing. $20. Must be 21 or older to at­tend. 6-8:30 p.m. Thurs­day, May 31. Tick­ets at www. xor­

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 visit­tli­

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, 10-10:30 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, sto­ry­time. 423-893- 0186. 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.

Satur­day, May 26: New ex­hibit “Daniel Tiger’s Neigh­bor­hood” opens.

Fri­day, June 1: New price in­crease to $14.95 be­gins. KIDS BASS TOUR­NA­MENT — Mar­ion County Park, 9696 High­way 41, Jasper, Ten­nessee. Sixth an­nual chil­dren’s bass-fish­ing tour­na­ment, free. 8 a.m.-noon

Satur­day, June 3. 423-8346944. ROSSVILLE PUB­LIC LI­BRARY — 504 McFar­land Ave., Rossville, Ga. Preschool Ready to Read, Tues­days at 10:30 a.m. Come for sto­ries, crafts and songs. 706-866-1368.


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 Vicki Hern­don and music by Un­bal­anced. $10 in­di­vid­u­als, $7 stu­dents and se­nior adults. 7:30 con­tra les­son, 8-11 p.m. dance. Satur­day, May 26. 423- 629- 0333. ENGLISH COUN­TRY 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. Bring soft-sole (sneak­ers or flats) shoes for danc­ing. No ex­pe­ri­ence needed. 7-9 p.m. Tues­day, May 29. 423-855-9474. SHAG, BOP, SWING, JITTERBUG — Elks Lodge 91, 1067 Graysville Road at East Brain­erd Road. $5 mem­bers, $7 guests. 7-10 p.m. Thurs­days. www. choo­chooshag­ USA DANCE — Brain­erd United Methodist Church, Lundy Hall, 4315 Brain­erd Road. Be­gin­ning salsa les­son taught by Jesse Ramos at 7:30 p.m., fol­lowed by gen­eral danc­ing 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fri­day, June 8. chat­tanoogau­ USAD mem­bers and first-time guests, $5; non­mem­bers $10.

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