published Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Greater Chattanooga area good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

To be included

Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at by Monday before the Sunday it appears. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.

Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to spierce@timesfree Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.


14 Three Blind Wines, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m. reception and silent auction, 7 p.m. tasting, $75 per couple, each guest brings two bottles of wine for tasting, 10 p.m. wine cellar awarded, benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

16 Junior League Tour du Jour Kitchen Tours, six homes in Fort Wood, downtown and Black Creek, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Tickets are $20 and $30, depending on package of either Nov. 15 cocktail party or Nov. 17 wrap-up party.

16 Legacy Ball, Sheraton Read House, Silver Ballroom, 6:3o-11 p.m., $75 per person, semi-formal dinner with live and silent auctions and dancing to benefit Ballet Tennessee. 423-821-2055.

19 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, The Chattanoogan, Broad St., 11:30 a.m., $40 per person, $400 table of eight. Southeast Tennessee chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals honors Jim and Amy Jo Osborn, Dr. Bill Stacy, Zan Guerry, Pete Cooper, Anna Carroll and the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

22 Loose Cannon Studio, 1800-A Rossville Ave., 9 p.m., either $10 or five canned goods for donation to Chattanooga Area Food Bank, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and disc jockey at “Arabian Nights … An Egyptian Escapade,” sponsored by the Prince Hall Shriners. 423-505-5985.

22-23 I Smell Smoke, Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, benefits Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club. Rotarians will smoke 300 Boston butts, $30 each, and spiral-cut hams, $50 each, overnight on Nov. 22 at the church, with distribution on Nov. 23 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Pre-orders required by Wednesday. Download order form at

23 Prince Hall Shriners’ black-tie charity ball, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 9 p.m., gala includes music by Sol Factor Band of Atlanta and DJ Mixx, benefits the Reuben Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund and other Shrine charities. For tickets: 423-653-5555

30 A Song for Children, Tivoli Theater, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., $35 and $50 general admission, $175 VIP seating. Annual Vince Gill concert to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, Dale Ann Bradley is opening act. 423-266-6918.

about Susan Pierce...

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 ...

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