Normal-Palooza celebrates arts and aids school programs in Chattanooga

photo Jerry Bowman performs his Classic Mime Show for an audience Saturday. The Normal-Palooza arts and music fesitval was held outside the Normal Park Upper School on Saturday.

photo Zack Stevens, 4, right, looks back at his mother while actors portraying a Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, and a Snow Trooper pose for photos Saturday. The Normal Palooza arts and music fesitval was held outside the Normal Park Upper School on Saturday. The festival drew crowds with dozens of vendors and performances.

photo Amy Carter works on a caricature of Owen Rutledge, 10, background, to raise money for the Normal Park school's art department on Saturday.