18 BARBECUE AND AUCTION, Redemption Point Church, 4-7:30 p.m., $25 adults, $10 children 8-12, barbecue dinner, music and silent auction to raise money for Redemption Project missionary work in Uruguay. 423-855-7321.
20 SONIA YOUNG'S 80TH BIRTHDAY BASH - Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw, 4-7 p.m., free and open to the public, but reservations must be made. Instead of gifts, a donation to the zoo's giraffe campaign is requested. 423-697-1319.
21 EAST TENNESSEE ALLIANCE FOR ANIMALS, 212 Market Restaurant, 212 Market St., 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25, hors d'oeuvres and wine, benefits alliance's animal rescue/adoption and medical care efforts. firstname.lastname@example.org
21 CHATTANOOGA BOUTIQUE WAREHOUSE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 5-8 p.m., $15, opening night preview of warehouse sale of clothing and accessories from 30 local retailers, benefits Connor Pullen Foundation. facebook.com/BoutiqueWarehouseSale
22-23 SOUTHERN BREWERS FESTIVAL, Chattanooga Riverfront, 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 22, 3 p.m.-midnight Aug. 23; $30 for two-day general admission ticket, children under 12 free, $175 VIP Party on the Pier tickets, must be 21 to purchase VIP ticket; proceeds benefit local nonprofits. southernbrewersfestival.org.
27 WINE OVER WATER, Walnut Street Bridge, 5-8 p.m., $65 includes glass, local restaurants selling food, benefits Cornerstones Inc.'s historic preservation efforts. wineoverwater.org.
30 SCENIC CITY CAR SHOW, Clear Creek Church, 5612 Hixson Pike, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., $20 car registration, free to spectators, benefits Chattanooga Community Kitchen. 423-599-9220.
9 AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION WITH JUNE SCOBEE RODGERS, Signal Mountain Middle-High School, 2650 Sam Powell Drive, Signal Mountain, 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. program, $125 tables of eight, benefits Mountain Education Foundation. 423-883-3549.
11 AN EVENING WITH THE PIONEER WOMAN, Bright School, 1950 McDade Lane, 6 p.m. VIP reception with reserved seating, $150; 7 p.m. general admission, $30; talk by Food Network star Ree Drummond benefits Southern Lit Alliance. 423-267-1218.
20 HARD HAT AND HIGH HEELS, Catoosa Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga., 5:45 p.m., $75, silent auction, dinner and fashion show to benefit Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity. 706-861-5858.
21 FIRST AMENDMENT DINNER, Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 N. Terrace Road, 6 p.m., Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is guest speaker at dinner to educate citizens on First Amendment rights and to honor veterans. Admission free to veterans, $10 general admission if reservation made by Sept. 14; after that is $12 for everyone. 423-493-0270.
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