Chattanooga area events calendar - Sept. 19-25

Chattanooga area events calendar - Sept. 19-25

September 19th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Outabout

LEISURE

ANGELFEST -- Angel Park Music Pavilion, Sewanee, Tenn. Children's activities (4 p.m.), music (7 p.m.), family treasure hunt and concessions, Friday, Sept. 20. Free. Part of Sewanee Arts Week. 866-334-2954.

BARBECUE -- Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, 4131 Ringgold Road. Annual Men's Club Barbecue to purchase coats for needy children in East Ridge schools, pay for youth camps and other community projects, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Plates $8, sandwiches $5, meat by the pound $9. www.jmumc.org.

BATTLEFIELD BIKE TOURS -- Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Two-hour rides led by a ranger through battlefield, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. For adults and accompanied children 8 and older. Bring bike and helmet. 423-752-5213.

BLUE MOON BLOCK PARTY -- AIM Center, 472 W. M.L. King Blvd. Fundraiser features televised football, racing in inflatable obstacle course, dancing, music by Strung Like a Horse, cocktails and food, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. $50. 423-624-4800, www.aimcenterinc.org.

BRAINERD FARMERS MARKET -- Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. Open 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 423-580-6281.

CHATTANOOGA DANCES -- Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road. Program by city's nonprofit dance companies and school troupes, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. $5. 423-209-5942.

CHATTANOOGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION -- Harold Coker's barn, 6730 Standifer Gap Road. Join association members for tour of antique car collection, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. www.chattahistoricalassoc.org.

CLEVELAND WOMEN'S EXPO -- Fairfield Inn and Suites, 2815 Westside Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. Specialty shops, weight management, skin care, customized gifts and other vendors at free event, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. 615-412-9909.

FALL BANQUET -- Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, real-life inspiration for 2012 movie "The Vow," at First Things First banquet, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. 423-267-5383, www.firstthings.org.

FORT OGLETHORPE CRUISE-IN -- Gateway Mall, 4103 Cloud Springs Road. Open to cars, trucks and motorcycles, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Includes 50/50 cash prize, swap meet, kids' activities, music, door prizes. Free. 706-866-4753.

HARVEST SLEEP IN THE DEEP -- Tennessee Aquarium, 1 Broad St. Overnight adventure includes tour and pizza, 5:30 p.m.-8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. For ages 6 and older; children must be accompanied by adult. Members $50 per person, nonmembers $60. 423-267-3473.

HEBREW LANGUAGE EXPERT -- Southern Adventist University, Wood Archaeological Museum, Collegedale. Author P. Kyle McCarter speaks on the development of the Hebrew language, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Free. 423-236-2581.

HIKES -- Led by Soddy-Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet group. 423-842-3619.

• Saturday, Sept. 21:Reflection Riding, easy five miles, meet at Red Bank Bi-Lo parking lot, 9 a.m.

• Tuesday, Sept. 24: Falling Water Falls, moderate four miles, meet at Red Bank Bi-Lo parking lot , 9 a.m.

• Sept. 28: North Chickamauga Creek Loop, slightly strenuous five miles, meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy-Daisy, 8 a.m.

MOVIES AT CENTER PARK -- 728 Market St. Music by indie rock/pop band Birds With Fleas, 7 p.m., and free screening of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," 8:45 p.m., Sept. 28. Bring lawn chair or blanket for seating. Food trucks and beer vendors on-site. 423-265-3700.

OOLTEWAH FARMERS MARKET -- Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co., 5829 Main St. Open 3-6 p.m. Thursdays. 423-238-9775.

PARK(ING) DAY AT THE BLOCK -- 200 block of Broad Street. Rock/Creek at The Block, ENO Hammocks and Big River Grille provide hammocks, chalk drawing and munchies for celebration of Park(ing) Day 2013, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Part of nationwide celebration of temporary mini parks set up in metered parking spaces.

PURSE AUCTION -- Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary presents 10th annual fundraiser, featuring purses filled with jewelry, cosmetics, gift certificates for trips, vacation packages, salon services, dinner, local excursions, summer camps for children and other prizes, 11 a.m. today, Sept. 19. $40 individual, $320 table for eight. Call 423-756-1023 for ticket availability. www.csarmy.org.

QUILT SHOW -- Lone Oak Community Center, 1278 U.S. 127, Signal Mountain. Collection of works by Lone Oak Quilters, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21; 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. $3 show admission. Raffle tickets for quilt giveaway at close of show $1 for one, $5 for six. 423-886-7443, 423-886-7250.

TASTERS LUNCHEON -- St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 7111 Lee Highway. Alpha Beta ESA members provide buffet of appetizers, salads and desserts in luncheon benefiting Boehm Birth Defects Center, plus Chinese auction and fashion show, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. $15. 423-266-5215.

TRAIL OF TEARS MOTORCYCLE RIDE -- Departs Riverfront Parkway in downtown Chattanooga, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, concludes in Florence, Ala. Twentieth anniversary ride sponsored by Trail of Tears Remembrance Association Inc. No registration fee; helmets required. www.trailoftears-remembrance.org.

• Friday, Sept. 20: Official TOT Kickoff Party, Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson, 7720 Lee Highway. Music by The Reluctant Saints, 4 p.m., Jasmine Cain, 7 p.m., plus vendors, patch sewing, food from Bud's Sports Bar. Free. 423-892-4888.

TRAIN RIDES -- Mineral Bluff Depot, 150 Railroad Ave., Mineral Bluff, Ga. Ride the Rails Festival sponsored by Tri-State Model Railroaders includes 5-mile round-trip from Mineral Bluff to Murphy, N.C., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 21-22. Also: kids area, barbecue and drinks for sale, raffle. 0 to ride motor cars for ages 13 and older, $5 ages 2-12; handcar rides. 706-455-8903.

WINE OVER WATER -- Walnut Street Bridge. Sample wines with hors d'oeuvres in fundraiser for Cornerstones Inc., 5-8 p.m. Sept. 28. $60. wineoverwater.org.

BOOKS/AUTHORS

BOOK SIGNING -- Barnes & Noble, 2230 Hamilton Place Blvd. Linda Murray Bullard signs "The Well Ran Dry: Memoir of a Motherless Child," 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. 423-899-9970.

SHERLOCK HOLMES DISCUSSIONS -- The English Rose Tea Room, 1401 Market St. "The Game's Afoot: Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle," 6:3o-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16. Limited to 15; registration required. 35 includes tea and desserts each week. 423-622-2862.

DANCES

BALLROOM -- The Ballroom, 7001 Middle Valley Road. Group class, 7:30 p.m., $5; dancing 8:30 p.m., 0, Saturdays. 423-394-6428.

BALLROOM -- Ballroom Magic Dance Center, 4200 N. Access Road. Dance, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays. 0. 423-771-3646.

LINE --

• Mondays: Allemande Hall, 7400 Standifer Gap Road. For beginners through intermediate level dancers, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $7 per evening,

• Wednesdays: North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive. Dance, 5-7:45 p.m. $5. www.bootsandbucklesdance.com.

• Thursdays: St. Jude Catholic Church, 930 Ashland Terrace. Dance, 5-7:45 p.m.

RHYTHM BALLROOM -- The Ballroom, 7001 Middle Valley Road. Learn fundamentals of rumba, cha cha, East Coast Swing, 6 p.m. Mondays, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. $5. www.theballroomathixson.com.

SHAG -- Elks Lodge, Graysville Road at East Brainerd Road. Dance with Choo Choo Dance Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays. $5 members, $7 guests, free to first-time guests. gdelett@epbfi.com.