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The 13 festivals opening this weekend offer a variety of scenic backdrops to appeal to festivalgoers, ranging from historic mansions to the Smoky Mountains.
Programs commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga run today through Sunday, Sept. 18-21, at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, 3370 LaFayette Road in Fort Oglethorpe.
Football, festivals and corn mazes — three sure signs fall has arrived.
Big, beautiful blooms can be seen at this weekend’s Tennessee Dahlia Society annual flower show, set for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Erlanger VW Wellness Center, 7380 Volkswagen Drive.
Have you ever seen an active beehive up close and personal?
Another round of polo matches at Bendabout Farm is scheduled this weekend, weather permitting.
Member Donna Segars is offering this 16- by 20-inch oil painting, “Fantasy Flowers,” for raffle during the Hamilton County Republican Women’s Fashion Show & Luncheon, to be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Heritage Landing clubhouse, 1100 Heritage Landing.
There’s a slight nip in the air these days, which means two groups of area storytellers are ready to warm up with some good yarns.
Chattanooga Market promises to be a little spicy, a little messy, and a whole lot of fun this Sunday, Sept. 21, as the market celebrates Scenic City Wings. Seven local eateries will compete for the best wings title.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, will be the guest speaker for the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga’s eighth annual First Amendment Dinner, set for 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace.