A DAY ON THE LAKE — Haig Mill Lake Park, Dalton, Ga. Dalton Parks and Recreation Department hosts open house for public to see new park, rent kayaks, participate in instructional clinics. Paddleboards and swimming not allowed. 8: 30 a. m.-5 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 22. 706278-5404. ALL ABOARD FOR SCULPTURE — Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, 1800 Polk St. Meet at the Sculpture Fields for a cocktail hour before boarding Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum train for a four- course dinner excursion; $250 per person. 5: 30-11 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 22. 423266-7288. 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,
Oct. 20. 423-752-5213. BIKE COMMUTING 101 — Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. Certified instructors teach rules of the road, safety and riding techniques to commute to work; followed by optional practice ride in good weather, bring helmet. 6-7 p. m. Monday, Oct. 15. Registration required: 423643- 6888.
CAR SHOW — VFW Post 5146, 706 Congress Parkway, Athens, Tenn. Cars, trucks, motorcycles welcome at show to support veterans in McMinn County. 8 a. m.-5 p. m. Satur
day, Sept. 22. 423-745- 8387.
TOURS — 57 E. Fifth St. Walking tours through downtown, ghost hunts through University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Citizens Cemetery. Adults $ 17.95 plus tax, ages 12 and under $ 11 plus tax. Tours 8: 30 p. m. nightly by appointment. 423- 8005998. 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.
GIRLS — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. B Railers vs. Spartanburg Deadly Dolls at 5 p. m.; Roller Girls vs. Muscogee Roller Girls at 7 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 22. https:/chattanoogarollergirls. com. Adults $ 10, children 5-12 $ 5, veterans $8. CLEVELAND GEEKSTER — Cleveland State Community College gymnasium, 3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. Pop- culture show with 40 vendors of collectible toys, comic books and art; $ 5 ages 13 and up. 10 a. m.-5 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 22. clevelandgeekster.com
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. ›
Friday, Sept. 21: Night hike, 7- 9 p. m., $ 10 plus $ 5 parking, ages 10 and older can take 2- mile hike to learn geology and history of canyon. › Saturday, Sept. 22: Sunset stroll to Sunset Point, 7:15- 8 p. m., $ 5 parking. Short easy walk to spot overlooking the valley to watch the setting sun.
Saturday, Sept. 22: Star party, 8-11 p. m., $ 5 parking. Meet at disc golf course to view night sky through telescopes with members of Barnard Astronomical Society.
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, 423- 8423619.
Saturday, Sept. 22: McGill Creek section of Cumberland Trail from Roaring Creek trailhead in Graysville to McGill Creek bridge, easy-to- moderate 4 to 5 miles. Meet at Durham Street in Soddy- Daisy at 9 a. m.
Tuesday, Sept. 25: Signal Mountain High School to Middle Creek and back, easy to moderate 4.5 miles. Meet at Food City in Red Bank at 9 a. m. › Saturday, Sept. 29: Cumberland Trail from Leggett Road trailhead to Connector Loop and back, moderate 6.4 miles. Meet at Durham Street in Soddy- Daisy at 9 a. m.
LIVING HISTORY PRO
GRAMS — Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Meet at Snodgrass Hill (tour stop 8) for programs by 21st Ohio Infantry re- enactors on experiences and accounts of men who attacked the hill during the Battle of Chickamauga. 10: 30 a. m.-3: 30 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 22; 10 a. m.-2: 30 p. m. Sunday, Sept.
23. 706- 866- 9241. MAINSTREET CRUISE- IN
— Cleveland, Tenn., around the 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, firstserved basis. 1- 6 p. m. Sat
urday, Sept. 22. For more information: 423- 595-2912.
Road trailhead, 707 Moccasin Bend Road. Volunteers needed for cleanup and maintenance of walking path located at Brown’s Ferry Federal Road Trail nicknamed the Cracker Line. Come dressed for outdoor work in long- sleeved shirts, long pants, work gloves and tennis shoes or work boots. Bring cap, sunscreen, bug spray and water. Sign- ups at 9 a. m. Saturday, Sept. 22. 706- 866- 9241. OUT ON 8TH — Eighth Street between Pine and Chestnut streets. Friday night street party with appetizers, small plates, cocktails, beer, live music, artist demonstrations and items for sale from West Village merchants. 5- 8 p. m. Fridays through Oct. 5. www. facebook.com/westvillage CHA. RE3 WOMEN’S EXPO — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. Day of fashion, beauty and health information at expo with 60 vendors. Free. 10 a. m.- 6 pm. Saturday, Sept. 22. 423486-7597. RUBY FALLS LANTERN TOURS — Ruby Falls, 1720 S. 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: 706820-2531. TRAIN RIDES, CHATTANOOGA — Departing from Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423894- 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: Six- mile, 55- minute ride through East Chattanooga to TVRM’s repair shop. $ 17 adults, $ 11 ages 2-12. September 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 run Wednesdays- Fridays at 10:40 a. m. and 12:05 p. m. The railroad is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. WEEKEND WRITING RETREAT — The Writing Center, 1401 Williams St., Suite 210. Two- day writer’s workshop on focusing thoughts, clarifying feelings in “How to Hear Yourself.” 10 a. m.-11:45 p. m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 22-23. 423- 413- 8978. Ticket sales ($99) end Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p. m.
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- 643-7700 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. 423- 643-7785. › 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, 423643-7770. 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. 423893- 0186. CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM — 321 Chestnut St. Hours: 10 a. m.-5 p. m. every day except Wednesday. $ 14.95 adults and children. 423-7562738, www.cdmfun.org. › Today- Friday, Sept. 2021: Jingle Truck on the Plaza, 9 a. m.-5 p. m., Pakistani truck artist Haider Ali transforms Art 120’s school bus into a work of art. › Saturday, Sept. 22: Opening of new exhibit “Hello From Japan.” TENNESSEE AQUARIUM — 1 Broad St. Members of Scouting organizations, college students and their families get half- price admission to the Aquarium through Sept. 30. The discount also applies to Aquarium- Imax combo tickets. To receive the discount, Scouts must wear their uniforms, sash or a Scout activity shirt. Scout staff must present a valid paystub. College students must present ID or transcript. Tickets must be purchased on- site, not by phone or online. www.tnaqua. org. YOUTH FISHING EVENT — Wolftever Creek boat ramp in Harrison, 8002 Highway 58. Union Sportsmen’s Alliance hosts free youth fishing event and dedication of new pier construction by union volunteers. First 100 youth ages 2 to 15 at event will receive a fishing rod and reel courtesy of Pure Fishing. A picnic lunch will be provided while supplies last. 9: 30 a. m.noon Saturday, Sept. 22. 615-332- 4900.
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 music by Orka, calling by Donna Calhoun. $ 10 individuals, $7 students and senior adults. 7: 30 contra lesson, 8-11 p. m. dance. Saturday, Sept. 22. 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 or partner needed. 7- 9 p. m.
Tuesday, Sept. 25. 423- 8559474. 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 club. com.