5 NOT JUST ANOTHER GORGEOUS EVENING, Tennessee RiverPlace, 3104 Scenic Waters Lane, 5:30 p.m., $125 per person includes dinner catered by Lee Towery and dancing to 9th Street Stompers, benefits Tennessee River Gorge Trust. www.trgt.org/tickets.
21 DANCING WITH THE CHATTANOOGA STARS, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., $25-$150, local amateurs compete for mirror-ball trophy, benefits Partnerhsip for Families, Children and Adults. 423-697-3829.
28 THE 100 DINNER, Crabtree Farms, 1000 E. 30th St., 6 p.m., $100, dinner features local food from within 100 miles of Chattanooga prepared on-site by local chefs, music by Lou Wamp and Swing Shift, silent auction to benefit educational and outreach programs of Crabtree Farms. Make reservation online: crabtreefarms.org.
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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 ...