Events on Tap

Events on Tap

May 27th, 2011 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Outabout

LEISURE

ARTS IN THE PARK - Downtown City Park, Blue Ridge, Ga. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association presents spring show featuring 175 fine arts, crafts and food booths, children's activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $5 adults. 706-632-2144, http://blueridgearts.net.

BRIDGE TOURNAMENT - East Ridge Community Center, 1517 Tombras Ave. Sectional duplicate tournament hosted by Chattanooga Bridge Club, with pair and team events, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today-Monday. $9, lunch served. 825-5912 or 553-6663.

CAR SHOW - Tennessee Riverpark off Amnicola Highway. Harrison Ruritan Club's seventh annual car, truck and motorcycle Show, in memory of Claude "Bud Knowles Jr., Sunday. Registration, 8 a.m.-noon, $25; church service, noon; trophies awarded, 3 p.m. Includes vendors, food and music. No admission charge for spectators. 413-6140.

CHATTANOOGA GHOST TOURS - From Walnut Street Bridge (downtown end) to Read House. One- and two-hour tours with several stops along the way for ghost stories and place histories, 8:15 nightly. $14 adults, $9 children under 12. 821-7125. www.chattanoog aghosttours.com.

CHATTANOOGA LOCOMOTION - Red Bank High School stadium, 640 Morrison Springs Road. Women's full-contact football team plays Tennessee Valley Tigers, 7 p.m. Saturday. $10; free for children under 8. 423-580-6290, www.gochattanoogalocomotion.com.

CHATTANOOGA RIVER MARKET - Tennessee Aquarium plaza, 1 Broad St. Vendors showcase locally produced arts, crafts and horticultural products, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free yoga, 10 a.m. Entertainment by Sweet Georgia Sound, 12:30 p.m. 648-2496, www.chattanoogamarket.com.

DINOSAURS - Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. Temporary exhibit features 10 lifelike robotic replicas, through July 31. $2.50 upcharge to standard admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 children 3-15). 697-1319, www.chattzoo.com.

TRAIN RIDES - Departing from Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Road. 894-8028, www.tvrail.com. Missionary Ridge Local: Six-mile, 55-minute ride through East Chattanooga and to TVRM's repair shop where locomotive is rotated and repositioned for ride back. Full summer schedule (10:40 a.m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3:35 p.m.) daily starting Saturday; limited schedule (10:40 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.) ends today. $15 adults, $9 children ages 3-12.

BOOKS/AUTHORS

BICENTENNIAL LIBRARY

All locations of Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library system have programs and activities. Call downtown, 757-5314; Eastgate, 855-2685; Northgate, 870-0636; Ooltewah/Collegedale, 396-9322; South Chattanooga, 825-7237. The central information number for all branches is 757-5310. www.lib.chattanooga.gov.

CHILDREN/TEENS

BICENTENNIAL LIBRARY

All locations of Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library system have programs and activities. Call downtown, 757-5314; Eastgate, 855-2685; Northgate, 870-0636; Ooltewah/Collegedale, 396-9322; South Chattanooga, 825-7237. The central information number for all branches is 757-5310. www.lib.chattanooga.gov.

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

* Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., 11 a.m. Wednesdays. 893-0186.

* Books Never-Ending, 2547 Cloud Springs Road, Rossville, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays for ages 3-8. 706-891-0774, www.booksneverending.com.