8-9 Camp Out To Stamp Out Family Homelessness, First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd. 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, through 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9; $25 per person up to four people, $10 each additional person; participants experience homelessness by bringing their own tent or cardboard box, spending the night outdoors and eating from a soup kitchen; benefits Interfaith Homeless Network. 756-3891.
8 Ruby Hurley Image Awards, Tivoli Theatre, 7 p.m., $20 or six tickets for $100, awards ceremony sponsored by Chattanooga-Hamilton County branch of NAACP. Tickets sold at 601 M.L.King Blvd.
Pig Roast, Crabtree Farms, 6 p.m., barbecue, sauce contest, entertainment. www.crabtreefarms.org
Pickin' for the Pups, The Camp House, 1427 Williams St., 6-10 p.m., $20, bluegrass, barbecue and beer party to benefit Goodwill Assistance Dog Academy. Must be 21 or older to attend. 629-2501.
9 Paws in the Park, Baylor School campus, 1 p.m. registration/packet pickup, 2 p.m. walk, agility shows, displays; $25 individual with dog, $15 individual only, $40 family, benefits Humane Educational Society. 624-5302, ext. 228.
14 Club Lib, Bicentennial Library, 1001 Broad St., 7-11 p.m., $75 general admission, $110 VIP ticket, return of Here Come the Mummies, proceeds will help expand the library's ebooks. For tickets: 757-5310 or www.clublibevent.com.
20 Rhythm and Blues -- Hosanna Harvest for Hope, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L.King Blvd., 6 p.m., $60 per person, music by Kathy Tugman Quartet and food from Cafe LeMont, benefits Hosanna Community. 870-6880.
27 The Taste of North Shore -- Sample of Southside, Track 29 on grounds of Chattanooga Choo Choo, 6-7 p.m. food tasting, 7-9 p.m. auction, $50 per person, $450 table of 10, sample specialties of area restaurants, benefits Northside Neighborhood House. www.nnhouse.org
29 Two Friends Tour, Memorial Auditorium, 7 p.m., $49.25, concert by Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith benefits YMCA Community Action Project. 642-TIXS.
31 Midnight Mayhem Halloween Cruise, Southern Belle riverboat, boarding at 10 p.m., return about 1 a.m., benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chattanooga. For tickets: 778-4300.
11 A Song for the Children, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 8 p,.m., Vince Gill in concert to benefit Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, $35 and $50. A $175 VIP ticket includes cocktail reception and dinner catered by Carrabba's at Loose Cannon Studio, reserved concert seating, post-concert dessert reception at the Tivoli and transportation to and from Loose Cannon. 266-6918.
16 History Makers Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., benefits Chattanooga History Center. For tickets: 265-3247.
18 Party Like a Rock Star, DoubleTree Hotel, 7 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, followed by dinner, karaoke and live auction. Guests encouraged to dress like rock stars; benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. For ticket levels, call 629-1098.
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Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at email@example.com and Susan Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Karen Nazor Hill at email@example.com or spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.
Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.