Staff file photo / Jennifer Daniels, left, and Jeff Neal will perform Friday night at The Arts Avenue.

This story was updated at 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, with more information.

Riverfront Nights is back from hiatus, Patten Square is ready for its closeup and a guitar shredder is scheduled for Nightfall. Here are some highlights from the weekend entertainment schedule:

> ArtsBuild AfterWork: This new monthly event launches at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Arts Building, 301 E. 11th St. The gathering will celebrate the recipients of ArtsBuild's 2021 Racial Equity Grants for Individual Artists: Charlie Newton, Kofi Mawuko, Anthony Wiley, The Artist Seven and Carl Cadwell. There will be live music from Jam (Anthony Wiley, Swayyvo and Jared White). Admission is free, but RSVP.

> The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St., welcomes Second City alum Rob Little for shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $16-$18.

> Minor league baseball: The Chattanooga Lookouts, a Double A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, are in a home series against the Birmingham Barons at AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley. Games start at 7:15 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Promotions include UTC Night and drink specials Thursday; Superhero Night (costumes encouraged) and fireworks on Friday; a Reds first baseman Joey Votto bobblehead giveaway and used car giveaway on Saturday; kids can run the bases after Sunday's game. Tickets are $6-$11.

> NoogaSplash, the inflatable water park at Chester Frost Park, 2389 N. Gold Point Circle, designates a community partner to receive a portion of ticket sales each week. Through Sunday, the beneficiary is Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center. Next week, July 26-Aug. 1, the beneficiary is National Park Partners.

> Patten Square, the downtown space formerly known as Patten Parkway, will be introduced Friday in an all-day event celebrating its makeover, which includes a new street layout and an art installation. Events begin with a ribbon-cutting at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch specials, prize drawings, hair and nail demonstrations and family activities presented by businesses in the district, which lies between Georgia Avenue and Lindsay Street near M.L. King Boulevard. A DJ and Dance Party in the square will follow the Nightfall concert.

> Nightfall: Joanna Connor, the Chicago musician whose shredding skills have earned her the nickname "Queen of Blues Rock Guitar," will headline Friday's Nightfall concert at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Rye Baby, a Chattanooga rock/twang duo, will open with an hourlong set at 7 p.m. Food trucks, arts vendors and lawn games are set up at Miller Park across M.L. King Boulevard. The Lookout Wild Film Festival will play an hour of adventure films at Miller Park after the music, around 9:45 p.m. Free admission.

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Staff File Photo by Matt Hamilton / The Chattanooga Red Wolves' Jimmie Villalobos (6) battles Greenville SC's Max Hemmings (5) for a header at CHI Memorial Stadium on June 26, 2021. The two teams played to a 1-all draw in their previous match. They'll compete again Saturday at CHI Memorial Stadium.

> The Arts Avenue, 1800 Rossville Ave., will host folk rocker Jennifer Daniels and country/folk artist John Paul White in separate shows this weekend. Daniels will be accompanied by her husband, Jeff Neal. Their daughter, Kate Daniels, will open the show at 7 p.m. Friday; tickets are $12. White plays Saturday, with Erinn Peet-Lukes as the opening act at 7 p.m.; tickets are $20.

> The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St., will feature Nevermind: A Nirvana Tribute, at 8 p.m. Friday, with Dead & Bloated: A Stone Temple Pilots Tribute opening; tickets are $20-$40. Saturday is the Chattanooga Girls Rock Camp showcase, starting at 6 p.m. with a $10 ticket.

> Cumberland County Playhouse, 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tennessee, will open "Always Patsy Cline," a tribute to the country music legend, on Friday. Kellye Cash, Johnny Cash's great-niece and Miss America 1987, stars in the title role. The show runs through Sept. 2. Tickets are $18-$34.

> Cerebrum Connections: Hillside Baptist Church, 6311 Dayton Blvd., Hixson, will accompany this third annual special-needs conference, set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, with horseback and pony rides, a petting zoo and inflatables. The pastor and his wife, Steve and Wanda Cape, started the free conference to help others care for a family member with special needs, based on the lessons they've learned from their eldest daughter's health issues.

> Music for Mutts Skate Jam, a Chattanooga Bands production featuring 15 acts on two stages, is noon-11 p.m. Saturday at Chattanooga Skate Park, 1801 Reggie White Blvd. Admission is free, or a $10 donation gets you a ticket for door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga.

> Q & Brew, a barbecue and beer bash benefiting Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave., is 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Guests can enjoy live music, animal encounters, tortoise races, games and airbrush tattoos in the ticket price: $18-$25 for non-members, $10-$18 for members. There are extra costs for the food vendors, train rides, camel rides and giraffe feedings. Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

> Riverfront Nights returns Saturday after a three-week break. Chattanooga blues/rock band Ashley and the X's will open for the psychedelic indie rockers Get Right Band. Music starts at 7 p.m. at Ross's Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway. Free admission.

> Chattanooga Red Wolves, a men's professional soccer team, play the Greenville Triumph SC at 7 p.m. Saturday at CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Tickets start at $14.

> The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tennessee, will host Todd Snider with Darrin Bradbury in a seated show within the caverns at 7 p.m. CDT Saturday. Tickets are $45-$289.

> Antique Militaria & Americana Show, with an expected 200 vendors offering artifacts from ancient times up to World War II, is this weekend at Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge. This is one of two major shows sponsored each year by American Digger magazine, a bimonthly dedicated to the hobby of recovering historical artifacts within the U.S. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $10 ages 13 and up.

> Mountain Market for Arts & Crafts, a 62-year tradition in Monteagle, Tennessee, is this weekend in Hannah Pickett Park behind City Hall, 16 Dixie Lee Ave. The festival includes handmade creations by more than 100 artists and crafters, plus chainsaw carving and blacksmith demonstrations. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (all times Central). Free admission.

> Bobby Stone Film Series: The final weekend of the series' Summer Spectacular offerings will feature four films over two days. Playing Saturday are "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" at 3 p.m. and "Casablanca" at 7 p.m. Playing Sunday are "Rear Window" at 2 p.m. and "Adaptation" at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12.

Contact Lisa Denton at or 423-757-6281.