Greater Chattanooga area good-cause calendar

Greater Chattanooga area good-cause calendar

March 30th, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment


• Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at 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 Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.


2 UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $60 per person, Girls Inc. members honor 10 female role models, benefits Girls Inc.

2 VINTAGE ON VIEW, The Walden Club, 633 Chestnut St., 4-6 p.m., $75, afternoon tea served while enjoying decorations and clothing from the 1920s-1960s, benefits T. C. Thompson Children's Hospital at Erlanger. 423-778-7373.

3 CATHOLIC CHARITIES DINNER, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 6 p.m., $100, Bishop Richard Stika and Sister Mary Christine Cremin are speakers, Memorial Health Care System will be honored, benefits programs of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee. 423-267-1297.

5 AMUSEUM, Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St. 7 p.m., $85 per person, $125 VIP ticket, raffle tickets $50 each, "Go to Xtremes" is theme of party for adults in children's museum. 423-648-6085.

5 ZOMBIE RUNDOWN, McDonald Farm, 16705 Coulterville Road, Sale Creek, Tenn., 8 a.m. until dusk, family event with one-mile FunWalk free of zombies, 5K obstacle mud run with zombies, and post-race party with music by Aaron Tippin; $5 from every online registration donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga. Entry fees: $5 FunWalk (entire fee donated), $55 runner, $45 for military personnel, $20 zombie, $25 after-party only, ages 10 and under free.

11 RAISE THE ROOF, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 7 p.m., $100 per person, $600 for table of eight, live and silent auctions at dinner-dance to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. Joshua DuBois, spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, author and former director of White House Office of Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, is featured speaker. 423-756-0507.

11 SPRING FASHION SHOW AND GOURMET LUNCHEON, Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St., 11:30 a.m., $50, fashions by Anna Ball White and Boutique Couture, benefits Performing Arts League Inc.'s youth scholarships. 423-622-2425.

12-13 BUG-A-PALUZA, Camp Jordan, East Ridge, gates open 8 a.m. both days, $4 ages 13 and up, Volkswagen car show sponsored by Scenic City Volks Folks; children's activities, music, concessions to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga.

25 PALATE 2 PALETTE YOUTH GALLERY, Church on Main, 1601 Rossville Ave., 7-9 p.m., $5 adults, $2 students, artwork from area high school students show and sale to benefit Craniofacial Foundation. 423-778-9191.

26 PALATE 2 PALETTE GALLERY STROLL, studios of Southside neighborhood, 5-8 p.m. followed by Bubbles and Sweets after-party at Track 29, 1400 Market St., $75 includes stroll and party, benefits Craniofacial Foundation. 423-778-9191.

27 CHOCOLATE FLING, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 2-4 p.m., $30, benefits Epilepsy Foundation. 423-634-1772.

29 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION LUNCHEON, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $70 until Tuesday, $75 after that, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 423-629-1098.


1 SISKIN STYLEWORKS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 10 a.m. marketplace, 11:30 p.m. lunch and fashion show by Belk. $65 per person, $500 table of eight, $1,000 Fashionista table for eight with admission to preview party, $25 to preview party only, benefits Siskin Children's Hospital. 423-648-1730.

3 MOTOWN DOWNTOWN, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L King Blvd., Motown-era muscle car show at 4:30 p.m., performance by Howard High School band at 6 p.m., both free; buffet dinner-dance at 7:30 p.m., $60 per person, $1,000 for table for eight; must be 21 or older to attend. Sponsored by Performing Arts League Inc. to raise funds for Howard High School band uniforms. 423-622-2425.

3 DODGEBALL CHALLENGE, Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, 9 a.m. sign-ins, $150 per co-ed team of 8 players ages 16 and up, entry fee includes lunch, benefits Breakaway Outreach for at-risk youth. 423-400-1358.