Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights celebrates its 15th year featuring the North Pole Adventure.
The Tennessee stores on Lookout Mountain are having a Christmas Open House on Friday and Saturday. Stores will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Come and shop at Twiggs, the Mountain Escape Spa and the Mountain Market for holiday gifts. Bring your friends and enjoy lunch and dinner at Guthrie’s or the newly opened Café on the Corner. The stores and restaurants are located in the 800 block of Scenic Highway in Lookout Mountain, Tenn. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Third Annual Autumn Art Show, sponsored by Durinda’s Art Studio, will be Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at 116 North Watauga Lane, Lookout Mountain, Tenn. Hours will be Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.. Featured in the show and sale will be paintings in watercolor, oil and pastel by instructor Durinda Cheek and the adult students in her classes and workshops. Artists exhibiting will be: Ann Currey, Martha Elder, Sarah Fowler, Barbara Murray, Evelle Dana, L.J. Huffaker, Betty Moses, Anne Platt, Jeanne Rudisill and Wendy Williams. Parking and admission will be free. For more information, e-mail Durinda@Durinda.com.
The Mountain Hospital for Animals has two kittens looking for homes. The first is a male domestic long hair that was abandoned on Highway 157. He is approximately eight weeks old and is adorable. The second is a female Tuxedo and is approximately 6 weeks old. She was found by the entrance to the Lula Lake Land Trust. Please help find homes for these two, and call 821-8000 for more information.
The second annual Women’s Hang Gliding Festival is coming again on Sept. 24 through 27 at the Lookout Mountain Flight Park. Sept. 24 will be registration, with Lupi’s pizza cooked on site and the band Gary Edmonson Trio. This night will be free for registrants. Sept. 25 will be all day flying followed by open mic night with Dave Miller. Sept. 26 will again be all day flying followed by dinner, the band Lumbar 5, a silent auction and the award ceremony for $10. Sept. 27 will be the last day with all day fun flying. The festival is in need of volunteers to help with the flying tasks. Please contact Denny Pistol at email@example.com if you would like to help. To register, please visit www.hanglide.com and click on Women’s Hang Gliding Festival.
North Face, Rock Creek Outfitters and Smart Furniture are bringing "The Ultra Marathon Man," Dean Karnazes, to the One North Shore Penthouse for a VIP reception on Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the Lula Lake Land Trust. Ranked among the 100 Time Magazine’s most influential people, and famous for the feat of running 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days, Dean is coming to speak Oct. 3 at Rock Creek Outfitters at 7 p.m. VIP tickets are on sale for the reception and talk; call 240-6046 for tickets.
The Town of Lookout Mountain, Ga., will hold a public meeting Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m., at the Fairyland Club. The town is encouraging all residents to attend and see what has been learned about the mountain, based on a draft proposal presented by consultants from the Walker Collaborative. Resident feedback is needed at this time. Please plan to attend this very important meeting to discuss three scenarios for future growth on Lookout Mountain. For more information, please e-mail either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 will be open days at the Lula Lake Land Trust from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come hike, bike and picnic. Pets are welcome on a leash. Visit www.lulalake.org for more information.
Body Fit Concepts and Cheron's Dance Studio have announced new classes for the end of summer and start of fall. Chris Campbell, Body Fit's T’Ai Ji instructor, will be teaching T’Ai Ji class starting Aug. 8 for six weeks. There will be five classes on Saturdays at 10 a.m.
It’s back to school for Lookout Mountain Elementary School and Fairyland Elementary School students. Aug. 5 will be registration day at Lookout Mountain in the school gym from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The first day of classes will be Aug. 12. Call 423-821-6116 for more information. The first day of classes for Fairyland students will be Aug. 7. Visit www.walkerschools.org for more information.