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Staff file photo / A statue of Clarence Darrow was unveiled Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tenn. The bronze figure of Darrow was sculpted by Zenos Frudakis.

To do Sunday

* Lookouts baseball: Catch the final game of six as the Chattanooga Lookouts end their home series against the Tennessee Smokies at 2:15 p.m. at AT&T Field, 201 Po wer Alley. Kids can run the bases after the game. Tickets are $6-$11. lookouts.com

* Chattanooga Market is hosting its summer Peach Festival at First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Carter St. In addition to fresh peaches, vendors will feature food made with peaches and handicrafts that have a peachy theme. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. chattanoogamarket.com

* Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves, members of the Premier Women's Soccer League, will play their final game of the season at 7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Tickets are $10. chattladyredwolves.com

 

Quick look at the week

* Mitch Rossell, the former Chattanoogan who can count Garth Brooks ("Ask Me How I Know," "All Day Long," "Dive Bar") and Trisha Yearwood ("Ran Into You") among his friends and collaborators, will perform at new venue Arts Avenue, 1800A Rossville Ave., at 7 p.m. Friday, July 16. Tickets are $20. theartsave.com

* The Peach Truck, a Nashville-based business that delivers peaches fresh from a Georgia farm to several other states, sold out its first deliveries to Chattanooga back in June, but the truck will be back next Sunday, July 18, with 25-pound boxes of peaches and 10-ounce bags of pecans available. You can choose from three times and stops: 8:30-10 a.m. at Tractor Supply Co., 1785 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe; noon-1:30 p.m. at Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.; or 3:30-5 p.m. at Vinterest Antiques, 2015 Northpoint Blvd. in Hixson. You must order before midnight Tuesday to assure a pickup. Remaining stock will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. thepeachtruck.com

* Scopes Trial: "How It Started," a play that details the historic 1925 Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee, will be staged next weekend in the courtroom where the case was heard. The one-act play by Cara J. Clark weaves portions of the trial transcript, historical records and stories from the trial into a tale meant to show how the trial is still relevant. Performances are scheduled at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 17, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 18 in the Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St. A free bluegrass festival (10 a.m.-8 p.m.) will coincide with the Saturday performances. Tickets to the play are $8 and $10. scopesfestival.com

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Staff file photo by Ben Benton / The Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tenn., will be the site of a Scopes Trial Play & Bluegrass Festival July 17-18. Music in the Nokian Tyres Summer Nights series happens every Friday night in July on the courthouse lawn.

 

CALENDAR

ARTS

ATHENS AREA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS: The Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. "50th Anniversary Celebration: An Exhibition of the Eastern Tennessee Members of the Tennessee Watercolor Society," featuring 75 works by 26 artists from the Chattanooga, Knoxville and Tri-Cities chapters, through Aug. 20. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. July 16. Free admission. tnws.org

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — 71 Eastgate Loop. Photographic Society of Chattanooga spring show, through July 23. exhibitions@chattanoogaphoto.org

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. "First Fridays Are Back," celebrating all artists and the return of the monthly opening reception, through July 31. 423-267-9214, www.intowngallery.com

 

FILM

BOBBY STONE FILM SERIES — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. $10-$12 unless otherwise noted. tivolichattanooga.com

* July 11: "Big," 2 p.m.; "There Will Be Blood," 6 p.m.

* July 13: "The Little Mermaid," 10:30 a.m. $5.

* July 16: "Boogie Nights," 7 p.m.

* July 17: "Being John Malkovich," 3 p.m.; "Get On Up," 7 p.m.

 

OUT & ABOUT

THE COMEDY CATCH — 29 Station St. Killer Beaz, 7:30 p.m. July 15, $15-$20; 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. July 16-17 $20-$25. thecomedycatch.com

CRABTREE FARMS — 1000 E. 30th St. Soap-making class, 10:30 a.m.-noon July 17. $40. crabtreefarms.org

MASTER GARDENERS OF HAMILTON COUNTY — Free virtual programs; register for Zoom links. mghc.org

* July 15: "Small Fruits for Tennessee," 11 a.m.

* July 17: "What's This Buzz About Native Plants? Why Do They Matter?," 11 a.m.

MUSIC

ARTS AVENUE — 1800A Rossville Ave. theartsave.com

* July 16: Mitch Rossell, 7 p.m. $20.

* July 17: Chris Knight, 7 p.m. $25.

THE CAVERNS — 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. All times Central. thecaverns.com

* July 16-17: Lettuce, 7 p.m. in above-ground amphitheater. $50-$85 single day, $100-$170 both days.

* July 18: Blues Traveler, 5 p.m. in above-ground amphitheater. $60-$80.

NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Summer concert series continues with Rachel McIntyre Smith opening at 7 p.m. for headliner Lee Roy Parnell at 8 p.m. July 16. Food trucks, artisans and family games at adjacent Miller Park. Lookout Wild Film Series shows an hour of adventure films following the music, around 9:45 p.m. Free admission. nightfallchattanooga.com

NOKIAN TYRES SUMMER NIGHTS — Rhea County Courthouse lawn, 1475 Market St. Monthlong series of Friday night concerts continues with Michael Seabolt Band, 6 p.m. July 16, plus music by local artists 4-5:30 p.m. Free admission. scopesfestival.com

THE SIGNAL — 1810 Chestnut St. thesignaltn.com

* July 16: Sevendust, with Austin Meade & Kirra, 7 p.m. $30-$50.

* July 17: Flatland Cavalry, with Ben Chapman, 8 p.m. $22-$30.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER — Market Park Pavilion, 106 S. Jackson St., Athens, Tenn. Biweekly summer concert series continues with Goat Hill String Band, 7 p.m. July 17. Free admission. www.facebook.com/SOSAthensTN

 

SPECTATOR SPORTS

CHATTANOOGA RED WOLVES — CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Men's professional soccer team plays South Georgia Tormenta FC, 7 p.m. July 14. Tickets start at $14. chattanoogaredwolves-sc.com

 

THEATER

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. "The Miss Firecracker Contest," a comedy set amid a Mississippi beauty pageant, 2:30 p.m. July 11, 7 p.m. July 15, 8 p.m. July 16-17, 2:30 p.m. July 18, 7 p.m. July 22, 8 p.m. July 23, 2:30 and 8 p.m. July 24, 2:30 p.m. July 25. $15-$25. 423-267-8534, theatrecentre.com

COLONNADE — 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. "Disney's Descendants: The Musical," about the progeny of Disney heroes and villains, 2:30 p.m. July 11, 7:30 p.m. July 16, 7:30 p.m. July 17 (interpreted for the deaf), 2:30 p.m. July 18. $13-$17. colonnadecenter.org

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PLAYHOUSE — Signal Mountain Amphitheater, 305 Rolling Way. "Bye Bye Birdie," about a 1960s rock icon as he prepares to join the Army, 8 p.m. July 16-17, 23-24, 30-31. Box office opens at 6 p.m. for placement of lawn chairs. $5 children 12 and younger, $15 all others. smph.org

— Find more events, and add your own, at ChattanoogaNow.com.

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