Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

August 4th, 2013 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment

To be included

Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at khill@timesfreepress.com and Susan Pierce at spierce@timesfreepress.com 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 spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.

Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.

August

10-11 Bessie Smith Heritage Festival, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 M.L. King Blvd., $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Hours: 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 7-11 p.m. Sunday. Nine musical performances benefit Bessie Smith Cultural Center. 423-266-8658

17 Chattanooga Mud Run, Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Road, 9 a.m., $250 for team of five, benefits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. www.chattanoogamudrun.com.

24 Southern Brewers Festival, downtown Chattanooga/Ross's Landing, 2 p.m. to midnight, $20 until Aug. 12, $30 after that; benefits Chattanooga's Kids on the Block. www.southernbrewersfestival.com

September

7 StarNight, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m. cocktail reception followed by dinner, performance by Wilson Phillips and dancing to benefit Siskin Children's Institute, $250 per person. www.siskin.org/starnight.

• Stein to Stem, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6:30 p.m. wine tastings, 7:45 p.m. chefs' dinner and wine auction, 9:30 p.m. Uncorked after-party, $200 individual, $375 couples, benefits Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation. 892-8309.

19 Purse Auction, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11 a.m., $40, benefits Salvation Army. Bid on purses filled with jewelry, cosmetics, gift certificates, trips and more. 756-1023.

29 Race for the Cure, Finley Stadium, 10 a.m. gates open, 2 p.m. 5K, 2:30 p.m. one-mile lrace. komenchattanooga.org.