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CHILI DINNER — Greenbriar Cove Community Center, 9555 Leyland Drive in the Greenbriar community in Collegedale. American Legion Post 257 hosts chili supper to support veterans and local youth groups; price to be determined. 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. 423-396-3810

CHRISTMAS DECORATING CLASS — Trees 'n' Trends, 2750 Keith St., Cleveland, Tenn. The 24th annual holiday open house with continuous decorating demonstrations throughout the day. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. www.facebook.com/treesntrends

CLOUDLAND CANYON STATE PARK — Located near Trenton, Ga., on western side of Lookout Mountain, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. Reservations required: 706-913-7170.

' Friday, Nov. 2: Night hike, 6-8 p.m., $10 plus $5 parking. Ages 10 and older invited to learn history and geology of canyon on 2-mile hike, bring flashlight.

FISH FRY — Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 400 Tunnel Blvd. Benefit fish fry with $5 sandwiches, $7 plates, and yard sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. 423-987-5017.

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY — Miller Park, 928 Market St. Food trucks parked around Miller Park; Muse of Fire Project will perform original short plays written by kids. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. www.millerparkplaza.com

HIKES, TENNESSEE — Led by Soddy-Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet group. For more information, 423-842-3619.

' Saturday, Nov. 3: Cumberland Trail from Leggett Road trailhead to Connector Loop and back, moderate 6.4 miles. Meet at Durham Street in Soddy-Daisy at 9 a.m.

' Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 6-8: Fall hiking trip to Haysville, North Carolina, to stay at Hinton Center and hike in Standing Indian National Recreation Area.

HISTORY HIKE — Starts and ends at Cravens House, 1060 Cravens Terrace. Ranger-guided, 4-mile, 4-hour hike on Lookout Mountain to learn about its history and landmarks. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 423-821-7786.

NICKELS FOR NEPAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Applebee's, 35 Northgate Mall Drive. Members of Gamma chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota host fundraiser for school supplies, teacher resources and clean water for remote village schools in Nepal. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 423-596-9217.

REFLECTION RIDING ARBORETUM AND NATURE CENTER— 400 Garden Road. Hours of operation 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Closed Mondays. Admission $10 adults, $7 ages 4-11 and ages 65 and older. All events require registration: 423-821-1160.

' Friday, Nov. 2: Campfire concert by Jordan Hallquist, 7 p.m., $15-$35, includes dinner from Tremont Tavern and beer from Hutton & Smith.

' Saturday, Nov. 3: Fall festival and family night, 11:45 a.m.-10 p.m., free.

' Sunday, Nov. 4: Yelp's Flavors of Fall, 3-6 p.m., suggested $10 donation; food, drinks, coffee cocktails, music, cornhole, s'mores at the fire pit, chair massages, photo booth.

RUBY FALLS LANTERN TOURS — Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Highway. Experience underground cavern with only lanterns to light the way; $29.95 adults. 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays through November. Reservations required: 706-820-2531.

SCULPTURES IN THE SKY — Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, 1800 Polk St. Go fly a kite at Sculpture Fields, Rokkaku battle kites, stunt kite demonstrations. Free. noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 442-266-7288.

TREE ID HIKE — Rising Fawn Gardens, 521 Cureton Mill Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. Hike the trail system with Josh McKinley to learn identifying features of trees; $15-$30. 9:30-12:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 678-372-9545.

TRAIN RIDES, CHATTANOOGA — Departing from Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Road. 423-894-8028. Check website for designated weekend train rides such as Chickamauga Turn, Dinner on the Diner and Hiwassee River Rail Adventure. www.tvrail.com.

' Missionary Ridge Local: Six-mile, 55-minute ride through East Chattanooga to TVRM's repair shop. $17 adults, $11 ages 2-12. November schedule: Trains depart every Saturday and Sunday at 10:40 a.m., 12:05, 1:15, 2:25 and 3:35 p.m. Trains also depart Fridays at 10:40 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. with the exception of Fridays, Nov. 23 and 30.

Books/Authors

BOOK SIGNING — Vinterest Antiques, 2105 Northpoint Blvd. Alexi Ruth Engesath signs "100 Things To Do in Chattanooga Before You Die." Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 423-551-4790

BOOK SIGNING — Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. Juanita Ingram signs "Fabulous & Faithful." 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 423-893-0186

Children/Teens

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR — Barnes & Noble, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., 11 a.m. Saturday, storytime. 423-893-0186.

CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM — 321 Chestnut St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. every day except Wednesday. $14.95 adults and children. 423-756-2738, www.cdmfun.org.

' Saturday, Nov. 3: "Hello From Japan" event day, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sumi Japanese paint demonstration, bamboo sword demonstration, Bon Odori dance, music by Mahagi LaCure and sushi roll cooking class.

ROSSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 504 McFarland Ave., Rossville, Ga. Ready to Read story hour, crafts and songs for preschoolers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. 706-866-1368.

Dances

CONTRA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road. Chattanooga Traditional Dance Society hosts dance with music by Stringers Ridge and calling by Donna Calhoun. $10 individuals, $7 students and senior adults. 7:30 contra lesson, 8-11 p.m. dance. Saturday, Nov. 10. 423-629-0333.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE — Heritage House at Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road. Free introductory class for new dancers that teaches fundamental moves, then several dances from the historical repertoire. Bring soft-sole (sneakers or flats) shoes for dancing. No experience or partner needed. 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. 423-855-9474.

SALSA ON THE SOUTHSIDE — Songbirds South, 35 Station St. XCeed Events and G2G Salsa host dance party with lesson by Jesse Ramos and performances by dance teams from Atlanta and Huntsville, Ala. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. 8:30 p.m. lesson, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2. www.events.songbirds.rocks/event/salsa-on-the-southside

SINGLES DANCE — First-Centenary United Methodist Church, Mohney Hall, corner of Oak and Houston streets. Harvest dance; $8 and bring snacks to share. 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. 423-756-2021.

USA DANCE — Brainerd United Methodist Church, Lundy Hall, 4315 Brainerd Road. Waltz lesson taught by Linda Hong at 7:30 p.m., followed by general dancing 8:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. USAD members and first-time guests, $5; nonmembers $10.

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