Good-Cause Calendar

Business Calendar


6 TASTE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 5-8 p.m., $45 includes one drink ticket; silent auction, music and food samples from 16 local restaurants to benefit Kidney Foundation of Greater Chattanooga.

7 HEARTS FOR THE ARTS, Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $60, luncheon and fashion show to benefit Performing Arts League. 423-622-2425.

8 BREW SKIES BEER & FOOD FESTIVAL, 1804 Chestnut St. between Chattanooga Brewing and Finley Stadium, noon-4 p.m., $25, benefits Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club projects.

8-9 BUG-A-PALUZA, Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, $5, Volkswagen car show with games, music, vendors to benefit Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House.

9 CHOCOLATE FLING, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 1-4 p.m., $40 adults, $15 children at door, live auction and sampling chocolate treats to benefit Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee.

13 CSLA 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 6 p.m., $50.

14-15 HUG A BUNNY, Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $9.95 adults, $6.95 children; egg hunt, games, crafts, bunny encounters, photos with costumed characters at benefit for zoo.

19 UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $65 until April 7, $75 after that, Girls Inc. honors 10 Chattanooga female role models. 423-624-4757.

20 TAILS AT TWILIGHT, The Venue, 4118 Cummings Highway, 6-9 p.m., $50 individual, $85 couples, benefit for Pet Placement Center.

20 GRAPES ON THE GREEN, Signal Centers' Friends Playground, 109 N. Germantown Road, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25, appetizers and wine tastings, must be 21 or older to attend.

20 DRINK AND DISCOVER, Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St., 7-10 p.m., $15 tickets, $4 beer and wine tickets, new CDM fundraiser for ages 21 and older with hands-on science, art, life-size chess game.

22 HIKE, BIKE AND BREW, Lula Lake Land Trust, 5000 Lula Lake Land Trust Road, Lookout Mountain, 3-7 p.m., $35 if purchased by April 14, $45 after that. Hike or mountain bike land preserve while visiting seven beer stations positioned along the trails.

25 MASQUERADE PARTY, The Church on Main, 1601 Rossville Ave., 6-9 p.m., $25, first masquerade benefit for Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation's Healing Hearts youth program.

27 BARTENDER BRAWL, Waterhouse Pavilion, 850 Market St., 6-9 p.m., $30 in advance, $40 at the gate. Four bartenders compete for title of Best Drink in Chattanooga Friends' fundraiser for Siskin Children's Institute, Northside Neighborhood House and Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga.

28 RAISE THE ROOF, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 5:30 p.m. cocktail reception, 7 p.m. dinner and live auction followed by dancing to The Beaters, $100 individual or $600 table of eight, benefits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. 423-756-0507.

29 DALTON DANCING WITH THE STARS, Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Ga., 6 p.m. to midnight, $150, amateurs paired with professional dancers in competition to benefit Alzheimer's Association. 706-275-0819.

30 MEL'S DERBY DAY, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 1-3 p.m., $50, luncheon and silent auction to benefit MaryEllen Locher Foundation.

To be included, email event information to Susan Pierce at [email protected]