This weekend, hundreds of top athletes will compete in Ironman Chattanooga, Alice Cooper will be rocking at Memorial Auditorium and a home show will gather vendors to help homeowners start those fall projects.
Be advised that at least three events are sold out: the Banana Ball fundraiser at Chattanooga Zoo, Welcome Home of Chattanooga's Death Over Dinner gathering at Crabtree Farms and the Fairytale Ball in Collegedale.
-- Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, will host a Collecting 101 program with James McKissic 6-7 p.m. Thursday. The ArtsBuild president will share stories behind his acquisition of works by Black artists. Admission fees apply ($20 nonmember adults). huntermuseum.org
-- Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn., will offer Family Day activities, including story time, trunk presentations and children's activities, 10 a.m.-3