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Leisure

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. Pad­dle boards and swim­ming not al­lowed. 8: 30 a. m.-5 p. m. Satur­days, Sept. 8, 15 and 22. 706-278-5404. BAL­LOON SCULP­TURE CLASS — Her­itage House, 1428 Jenk­ins Road. Learn to make bal­loon cen­ter­pieces and party decor in se­ries of five classes be­gin­ning Thurs

day, Sept. 6. Classes will meet on first Thurs­day of each month at 6 p. m. Sup­plies for all classes in­cluded in $25 fee. Lim­ited space, reser­va­tions re­quired. 423- 855- 9474.

BEN­E­FIT BAR­BE­CUE — Red Bank Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, Mor­ri­son Springs Road be­hind Er­langer North Hospi­tal. Red Bank Ma­sons hold an­nual La­bor Day Bar­be­cue with $ 10 plates of pork, baked beans, coleslaw, bun, dessert and tea. Pork also sold by the pound. 10 a. m.-2 p. m. Mon­day, Sept. 3. 423- 667-2960. BEN­E­FIT BAR­BE­CUE — Althaus Park, Sig­nal Moun­tain. Sig­nal Moun­tain Lions Club’s

an­nual La­bor Day pic­nic. 11 a.m.2 p.m. Mon­day, Sept. 3. Ham­burg­ers, hot dogs sold; raf­fle to win car. www.face­book.com/ sig­nal moun­tain lions club/ 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 p. m.8: 30 Sept. 6. Reser­va­tions re­quired: 423-265-5033, ext. 4. BOOK SALE — East­gate Town Cen­ter, B en­trance, 5600 Brainerd Road. Friends of the Chat­tanooga Pub­lic Li­brary’s an­nual book sale 9 a. m.- 6 p. m. Mon­day-Satur­day, noon- 6 p. m. Sun­day, Sept. 1-18. folchatt.org › Sept. 15: Half- price day › Sept. 16: $ 5 bag day and free for teach­ers and non­profit rep­re­sen­ta­tives › Sept. 17: $ 1 a bag › Sept. 18: Bring your own box for free books CHAT­TANOOGA GHOST 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. 423-800-5998. 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. ›

Fri­day, Aug. 31: Night hike, 7: 30- 9: 30 p. m., $ 10 plus $ 5 park­ing, ages 10 and older can take 2- mile hike to learn ge­ol­ogy and his­tory of canyon, bring flash­light. Reser­va­tions re­quired. ›

Satur­day- Mon­day, Sept. 1-3: Cat­fish rodeo, 9 a. m.-3 p. m., $ 3 in­cludes bait, $ 5 park­ing, fam­ily fishing in stocked cat­fish pond. DAL­TON GHOST TOUR — Meet on wooden deck across from Wink The­atre on West Craw­ford Street, Dal­ton, Ga. Richard Ru­land, for­mer New York po­lice­man, psy­chic medium and guest on “My Ghost Story,” will talk with guests be­fore join­ing them on walk of haunted Dal­ton lo­ca­tions. 7 p. m. Ru­land talk, 8 p. m.walk

Satur­day, Sept. 1. Adults $ 15, chil­dren and se­nior adults $ 10. 706- 809- 0518. FLOWER SHOW — Old Woolen Mill, 445 Church St., Cleve­land, Tenn. Ten­nes­see Fed­er­a­tion of Gar­den Clubs, Dis­trict III, presents “What A Won­der­ful World.” 1-5 p.m. Fri­day, Sept. 14. 423-457-7433. GAR­DEN TOUR — Ten­nes­see Aquar­ium Con­ser­va­tion In­sti­tute and four na­tive plant gar­dens. Ten­nes­see Val­ley chapter of Wild Ones holds fundraiser for Seeds for Ed­u­ca­tion grants to area schools; $ 10 at any gar­den. 10 a. m.- 6 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 8. For tick­ets and gar­den lo­ca­tions: www.ChaPol­li­na­tor.org. 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, 423-842-3619. ›

Satur­day, Sept. 1: Up­per Leggett Road to Rock Creek Bridge and back, mod­er­ate 5.6 miles. Meet at Durham Street in Soddy- Daisy at 9 a. m. ›

Tues­day, Sept. 4: Rac­coon Moun­tain In­tes­tine Trail, 3- plus miles. Meet in Red Bank Food City park­ing lot at 9 a. m. ›

Satur­day, Sept. 8: North Chicka­mauga Creek seg­ment of the Cum­ber­land Trail from Mont­lake Road Trail­head to about 1.5 miles past Bos­ton Branch over­look and back, mod­er­ate-to-stren­u­ous 7 miles. Meet at Soddy- Daisy Wal­mart park­ing lot by the road at 9 a. m. LIV­ING HIS­TORY EN­CAMP­MENT — Point Park, Look­out Moun­tain. The 16th Alabama unit hosts liv­ing his­tory en­camp­ment to show how and why the Con­fed­er­ates with­drew from Chat­tanooga to­ward LaFayette, Ga., 155 years ago. Pro­grams are 10: 30

and 11: 30 a. m., 1: 30, 2: 30 and 3: 30 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 1; 10: 30 and 11: 30 a. m. and 1: 30 and 2: 30 p. m. Sun­day, Sept. 2. Park ad­mis­sion is $7 ages 16 and older. 423- 821-7786. 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/west­vil­lageCHA. PEARLS AND PUMPS DAY — Strat­ton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Chat­tanooga alum­nae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta soror­ity hosts fundraiser for Chat­tanooga Area Food Bank’s snack pack pro­gram; $ 40 per per­son. 4- 9 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 8. cac1941delta. even­tbrite.com RE­FLEC­TION RID­ING AR­BORE­TUM AND NA­TURE CEN­TER— 400 Gar­den Road. Hours of op­er­a­tion 9: 30 a. m.- 6: 30 p. m. Tues­days- Fri­days, 11 a. m.- 6: 30 p. m. Satur­days-Sun­days. Closed Mon­days. Ad­mis­sion $ 10 adults, $7 ages 4-11 and ages 65 and older. All events re­quire reg­is­tra­tion: 423- 821-1160.

Mon­day, Sept. 10: Fall Homeschool Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., sug­gested dona­tion $5 per stu­dent, $10 per par­ent. Chil­dren par­tic­i­pate in For­est School. 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: 706820-2531. SCENIC CITY MUD RUN — Green­way Farm, 3010 Hamill Road. A 5K run on a muddy ob­sta­cle course to ben­e­fit South­east Ten­nes­see Veter­ans Coali­tion; $ 40-$60. 7 a. m.-2 p. m. Satur­day, Sept. 1. 719-291-2098. 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. 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. as well as La­bor Day Mon­day, Sept. 3. Trains also run Wed­nes­days- Fri­days at 10:40 a. m. and 12:05 p. m. The rail­road is closed on Mon­days and Tues­days.

Books/Au­thors

BOOK SIGN­ING — Star Line Books, 1467 Mar­ket St. Cara Sue Achter­berg signs “An­other Good Dog: One Fam­ily and Fifty Foster Dogs” at first Yappy Hour held in part­ner­ship with Hu­mane Ed­u­ca­tional So­ci­ety. Bring dona­tion of dog or cat food, cat toys or dog train­ing treats and re­ceive 10 per­cent off copy of her book. 5-6:30 p.m. Fri­day,

Aug. 31. 423-777-5629. 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. 706-259-1822.

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 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, 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, 423- 6437770. 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.

Cur­rent ex­hibit: “Daniel Tiger’s Neigh­bor­hood.”

Mon­day, Sept. 3: Mu­seum will be open on La­bor Day.

Dances

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 Reelplay, call­ing by Vicki Hern­don. $ 10 in­di­vid­u­als, $7 stu­dents and se­nior adults. 7: 30 con­tra les­son, 8-11 p. m. dance. Satur­day, Sept. 8. 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. 4. 423- 8559474.

Satur­day, Sept. 8: English coun­try dance, Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, 4- 6 p. m., $ 5. 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.

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