ALES AND TAILS — Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. Happy-hour event allows visitors 21 and older to learn about zoo's conservation efforts and have animal encounters while enjoying cash bar and hors d'oeuvres, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 28. $10 admission; beer and wine $3 each. www.chattzoo.org/events/ales-tails.
ANNIVERSARY GIVEAWAYS — Chicken Salad Chick, 1820 Gunbarrel Road. Fast-casual restaurant celebrates two-year anniversary at East Brainerd location with giveaways, Friday, July 22, including free coozies, 3-5 p.m. while supplies last. First 50 guests at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. receive signature Tervis tumbler with free refills for rest of 2016 and free pound of Classic Carol chicken salad. 423-468-3729, www.chickensaladchick.com.
CAMBRIDGE SQUARE NIGHT MARKET — Cambridge Square, 9453 Bradmore Lane, Ooltewah. Live music, food and handmade art and crafts from regional artists, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through July. 423-648-2496.
CAR MEET — Four Squares Business Center, 1200 Mountain Creek Road. Automotive enthusiasts meet to show cars at family-friendly event, 6-9 p.m. July 30. Not a judged show. No fee for exhibitors or spectators. 423-401-0515.
CLOUDLAND CANYON STATE PARK — 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. 706-657-4050.
* Saturday, July 23: Nature Arts 'n' Crafts, drop by Interpretive Center between 1 and 3 p.m. for kids make-and-take craft. Activities change weekly. $5 parking.
* Saturdays, July 23 and 30: Rock Talk and Stroll, $5 parking. Hear about the park's geology during one-mile hike.
* Saturdays July 23 and 30: Sunset Stroll to Sunset Point, 8:30-9:15 p.m., $5 parking. Short walk with naturalist to Sunset Point to see Lookout Valley at sunset.
* Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24: Wild Cave Tours, 10 a.m., $30-$60 plus $5 parking. Get muddy and wet climbing and crawling through cave. Reservations required: www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com.
* Tuesday-Wednesday, July 26-27: Wild Cave Tours, 10 a.m., $30-$60 plus $5 parking. Get muddy and wet climbing and crawling through cave. Reservations required: www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com.
COOKING CLASS — Dish T'Pass Cooking School & Catering, 302 W. Sixth St. The Chattery presents nutrition specialist Victorian Behm in discussion of healing herbs and veggies followed by making herb garden pesto, stuffed cherry tomatoes and avocado-honey cream dip, 6-7 p.m. today, July 21. All food is gluten-free, nut-free and vegetarian. $28. 423-413-8978.
DESOTO STATE PARK — 7104 DeSoto Parkway, Fort Payne, Ala. 256-997-5025. All times are Central.
* Friday, July 22: Salamanders of Alabama, 8 p.m., free campfire talk by Dr. George Cline on diversity of salamanders that call Alabama home. Bring a camp chair; talk moves to Nature Center if raining.
* Saturday, July 23: Voices of the Night, 8 p.m., free campfire talk by Dr. George Cline on frogs, their calls and how to identify them. Bring a camp chair; talk moves to Nature Center if raining.
FRIDAY NIGHTS IN THE PARK — Angel Park on University Avenue, downtown Sewanee, Tenn. Sewanee Business Alliance sponsors block party with food and drink vendors and live music, 6 p.m. CDT Fridays. 954-830-4760.
HIKE, BIKE, PADDLE AND PLAY — Moccasin Bend National Archaeological District, Moccasin Bend Gateway Site, 10 Hamm Road. Ranger-led activities at historic Civil War sites, plus arts festival and play presented by UTC Theater Department, July 30.706-866-9241.
* 8 a.m.-noon: Ranger-led paddle around Moccasin Bend beginning at Outdoor Chattanooga office, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park. Reservations required: 423-643-6888.
* 2-4 and 5-7 p.m.: Ranger-led bike/hike tour to Brown's Ferry Federal Road. Meet at Moccasin Bend Gateway Site, bring own bike or reserve one by calling 706-866-9241.
* 4-11 p.m.: Mocs Bend Nature and Art Festival, pocket park at 504 E. Manning St., arts, crafts and food; 7 p.m. performance of "Robin! Coming to a Forest Near You," 9 p.m. music.
HIKES — Led by Soddy-Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet group. 423-842-3619. No hikes scheduled in August.
* Saturday, July 23: Heiss Mountain to Big Soddy Gulf, moderate to slightly strenuous 6 miles. Meet at Durham Street parking lot at 8 a.m.
* Tuesday, July 26: Raccoon Mountain, moderate 4 miles. Moderate. Meet in Red Bank Food City parking lot at 8 a.m.
* Saturday, July 30: Prentice Cooper, strenuous 10 miles. Meet in Red Bank Food City parking lot at 8 a.m. Bank at 8 a.m.
HUNGRY LIKE A WOLF — 212 Market Restaurant, 212 Market St. Ten percent of evening's receipts will be donated to red wolf program at Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27. Come anytime; order anything. 423-267-1212.
LADIES NIGHT OUT — Georgia Winery, 6469 Battlefield Parkway, Ringgold, Ga. Sip wine while being pampered and listening to music; try out a 30-minute belly-dancing class, 6-9 pm. July 29. georgiawines.com.
THE PEACH TRUCK — Freestone Peach Tour on final circuit to deliver fresh Georgia peaches to Tennessee and other outlying states. thepeachtruck.com.
* Saturday, July 23: Noon CDT, The Celtic Cup, 106 N. Anderson St., Tullahoma; 2:30 p.m. CDT, Beans Creek Winery, 426 Ragsdale Road, Manchester.
* Friday, July 29: 8 a.m., Tractor Supply, 2740 Keith St. NW, Cleveland; 10:30 a.m., Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape, 5829 Main St.; 1 p.m., East Ridge Hardware, 5337 Ringgold Road; 3 p.m., Holcomb Garden Center, 5513 Highway 153, Hixson.
PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF CHATTANOOGA — St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive. Program on architectural photography by Genna Sellers of Knoxville, 7 p.m. today, July 21.Free. Preceded at 6 p.m. by boot camp on ways to improve image exposures. 423-344-5643.
RED CLAY STATE PARK — 1140 Red Clay Park Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Meet at Visitor Center gazebo for ranger-led tours at 1 p.m., Cherokee games at 3 p.m. and weapon demonstrations at 5 p.m. at amphitheater near the council spring, Saturday, July 23. 423-478-0339.
TOO BROKE FOR STURGIS — Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson, 7720 Lee Highway. Free kickoff party for 76th annual Sturgis Bike Rally with food, beer and music by Collateral Damage, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 23. 423-892-4888.
STATION STREET SIP & SAVOR — Gardens of Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. Beverage and food tasting to benefit Kids on the Block, 5-9 p.m. July 30. $45 general admission, $65 VIP includes 4 p.m. admission to Riedel tasting and three Riedel glasses to keep. Must be 21 or older to attend. www.station streetsipandsavor.com.
TAKE US BACK TO THE '90s — Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Party like it's 1999 at show sponsored by Young, Gifted and Black Chattanooga, hosted by Kerosene Komedy, 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 28-29. $10 in advance, $15 at door. 423-847-2170.
TRAIN RIDES — Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423-894-8028, www.tvrail.com. Missionary Ridge Local, six-mile, 55-minute ride through East Chattanooga to TVRM's repair shop, departs daily in July: 10:40 a.m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3:35 p.m. $17 adults, $11 ages 2-12.
CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY — 1001 Broad St. (main library) with branches at Eastgate, Northgate and South Chattanooga. 423-757-5310, www.chattlibrary.org. Signing story time for ages up to 5 and parent, 10:30-11 a.m. Monday, July 25, Eastgate. Learn sign language through songs and stories.
CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM — 321 Chestnut St. $13.95 adults and children. 423-756-2738, www.cdmfun.org. Honey Harvest, noon-4 p.m. July 30. Meet beekeepers, make honey and beeswax products.
BRAINERD FARMERS MARKET — Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. Open 10 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. 423-698-0330.
CHATTANOOGA MARKET — First Tennessee Pavilion, 1829 Reggie White Blvd. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. This week's theme: Top Tomato, a Bloody Mary drink contest by six local barkeeps. $10 to sample and vote. Proceeds go to Stadium Campaign Corp. Free admission. Music by Dana Rogers at 12:30 p.m. and Bear Medicine at 2 p.m. 423-402-9958. www.Chattanooga Market.com.
CHATTANOOGA RIVER MARKET — Tennessee Aquarium plaza, 1 Broad St. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. www.Chattanooga Market.com.
COLLEGEDALE MARKET — Site of Collegedale Commons, behind Ooltewah Library on Apison Pike. Open 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. 423-664-3022.
HIGHLAND PARK COMMONS — 2000 Union Ave. Open 4-7 p.m. Thursdays. 423-838-9804.
LOOKOUT FARMERS MARKET — Audubon Acres, 900 North Sanctuary Road. Open 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lookoutfarmersmarket.com.
MAIN STREET MARKET — 324 E. Main St. Open 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays. www.mainst farmersmarket.com.
OOLTEWAH FARMERS MARKET — Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co., 5829 Main St. Open 3-6 p.m. Thursdays. Featured today: Tomato Tasting, with samples of cherry tomatoes, sauce tomatoes, slicers, beefsteaks and other varieties to help gardeners determine which type they want to grow next year. 423-238-9775.
RED BANK FARMERS MARKET — Red Bank United Methodist Church front lawn, 3800 Dayton Blvd. Open 3-6 p.m. Mondays. 423-838-9804.
SODDY-DAISY FARMERS MARKET — Poe's Tavern Historical Park by Soddy-Daisy City Hall, 9835 Dayton Pike. Open 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 423-332-5323.
ST. ALBAN'S HIXSON MARKET — St. Alban's Church, 7514 Hixson Pike. Open 10 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. 423-842-1342.
ST. ELMO — Incline Railway, 3917 St. Elmo Ave. Open 4-7 p.m. Fridays. 423-838-9804.