Paddlers set off from the starting line at the beginning of the SUPSplash paddleboard race at Ross's Landing, another event in the RiverRocks celebration on Saturday.
Bride-to-be Meredith Lewallen lets go of her harness right before she rappels down the side of the SunTrust building as part Over the Edge, a RiverRocks festival kickoff event, Thursday. Lewallen will be married on Saturday and wanted to commemorate her wedding with a rappel.
A cloudy, chilly day Saturday didn't dampen spirits for the first weekend of RiverRocks, Chattanooga's annual festival celebrating the outdoor environment, conservation and stewardship and healthy lifestyles. Today's events include a hot-air balloon flight, the Tennessee River Rescue and Day 2 of the Three Sisters Bluegrass Festival. See complete schedule at www.riverrockschattanooga.com.
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