December 25th, 2009 in Chattnow Outabout

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM -- Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 5-6 p.m. each Sunday. After 6 p.m., play anything. Free. 698-5928.

ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Free. Contact: Marvin Neighbors, 332-4901.

CHOO CHOO CHORUS -- All Saints Academy, 310 E. Eighth St. Men's barbershop harmony, 7 p.m. each Monday. All voice ranges needed; not required to read music. Call Lamar Owens, 894-8559, or Wally Edmondson, 413-8681.

ENCHANTED GARDEN OF LIGHTS -- Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. Live entertainment 6-9 nightly during 15th annual light extravaganza. $16.95 adults, $8.95 ages 3-12. 820-2531.

* Today: Mike Harris, guitar

* Saturday: Jennifer Daniels

* Sunday: Butch Ross, mountain dulcimer

* Monday: Frettin' on the Faith Dulcimer Club

* Tuesday: Scenic City Chorus

* Wednesday: Robert Crabtree Jazz Trio

* Thursday-Jan. 2: Butch Ross, mountain dulcimer

GOSPEL, DAYTON -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive, Dayton, Tenn. No program New Year's Eve. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD -- Shoney's, 2318 Shallowford Village Drive. No program Monday. 760-1860.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- Fellowship Hall, East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. No program tonight.

GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP-- Shoney's, 6515 Ringgold Road. No program Thursday. Contacts: Pat and Hershel Steele, 902-2377.

GOSPEL, HIGHWAY 58 -- Hardee's, 4831 Highway 58. No program Monday. Contact: Catherine Carrall, 344-8380.

GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY -- Grandmama's Kichen, 8363 Dayton Pike. Featured and local singers, with hosts Jerry Wayne Watkins and Donald V. Rackley, 6:15-8:15 p.m. Monday. 842-8632.

GOSPEL, JASPER -- Hardee's, 1210 Highway 28, Jasper, Tenn. Singing Gospel and The Cathys featured, 6 p.m. CST Thursday. Contact: Paul David Webb, 423-942-5488.

GOSPEL, KIMBALL -- Shoney's, 105 Kimball Crossing Drive, Kimball, Tenn. Sister Lynn Newman and The Gems featured, 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 423-942-5488.

a GOSPEL, MONTEAGLE -- Hardee's, 716 Parker St., Monteagle, Tenn. Weekly singing, 6:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday. 931-212-4292.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, corner of Old Lee Highway at Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. New Paved Road, Hope for Tomorrow and Sharon Foskey featured, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Chuck Robinson, 899-7852, is host.

GOSPEL, TRENTON -- Hardee's, 111 Killian Ave., Trenton, Ga. Headed Home featured 7 p.m. Monday. 423-942-5488.

MOUNTAIN OPRY -- Walden's Ridge Civic Center, 2501 Fairmount Pike, Signal Mountain. Bluegrass and mountain music, 8-11 p.m. each Friday (including Christmas). Free. 886-3252.

a PIK-N-BARN -- 491 Allen Burgess Road, Crossville, Tenn. Barn opens at noon Saturday for jam sessions. Ole Kitchen opens with concessions, 1 p.m., and full plates at suppertime. $5 suggested donation/admission for ages 13 and older, free to others. Onstage open-mike session 4-6 p.m. Door prizes and cake walks. This last-Saturday-of-month event is dedicated to the preservation of bluegrass music. All times Central. 931-788-2751.

RED CLAY PICKIN' BARN -- Intersection of Weatherly Switch and Old Lead Mine Valley Road on state Highway 317 near Red Clay Park, Cleveland, Tenn. Family musical entertainment plus jamming/singing with band in no-alcohol, no-smoking environment, 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. Free to ages 12 and younger. 423-240-3439.

SCENIC CITY CHORUS -- Burks United Methodist, 6433 Hixson Pike. Ladies' four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 877-4205.