* Decoration Day: Cofer Cemetery, Cofer Cemetery Road, Meigs County, Tenn., 1 p.m. business meeting. firstname.lastname@example.org
* Rock N Ride Festival: Mystery Dog Ranch, 975 Wooten Road, Ringgold, Ga., 3-11 p.m., $5 per person, $20 family of four or more. Horse and pony rides, Old West Town, children's games and gospel music to benefit Hozho Therapeutic Equestrian Services Inc. www.hozhotherapeutic.org.
* Battle of Chattanooga Bus Tour: Historic Bus Tours, 503 Market St. 10 a.m., $30. Brief history of Chattanooga's founding included in tour of Orchard Knob, Bragg Reservation and National Cemetery 404-324-6031.
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...