* National Day of Caves & Karst will be celebrated 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Highway. Karsts are limestone land formations that include caverns, sinkholes and underground streams. Guests will be able to visit a Southeastern Cave Conservancy display and receive a free cave and karst guide and car litter bag. Photo-ops with Ruby the Dragon are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tour tickets are $22.95 for adults, $12.95 for children 3-12.

* Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves, a women's amateur soccer team that competes in the Women's Premier Soccer League, will play their first home match of the season against the North Alabama Soccer Coalition at 7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Tickets start at $10.

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Staff Photo by Matt Hamilton / Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves goalie Danielle Krzyzaniak knocks the ball away as Carlie Banks attempts the header during a team scrimmage at the UTC Sports Complex. The Lady Red Wolves will play their first home match of the season on Sunday.



* Kiddie movies: In addition to the weekend lineup, the Bobby Stone Film Series will add a Tuesday matinee of children's movies June 8-July 20. Leading off is the 2014 animated film "The Lego Movie." Weekly showtimes are at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $5.

* Movie premiere: Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, 400 Garden Road, will host the film premiere of "Bigger Than Me" at 7:30 p.m. June 10. This 13-minute documentary, directed by Chattanooga filmmaker Pablo Mazariegos, tells the story of Clark Brewer, an African American musician from Chattanooga who is working to banish the idea that outdoor recreation is "white people stuff," as he was once told. African Americans are the most underrepresented segment of the population taking part in outdoor recreation, and Brewer is devoting time to change that. The night will feature a screening of the film, panel discussion, music by Klark Kint and hors d'oeuvres. Tickets are $30. Reserve at

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Image courtesy of Pablo Mazariegos / A screen shot of Clark Brewer from the documentary "Bigger Than Me." Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center will host the premiere of the film, from Chattanooga director Pablo Mazariegos, on Thursday.

* Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts & Ideas has two events scheduled this coming week: opening night cocktails at Proof Bar, 422 E. M.L. King Blvd., at 6 p.m. June 10 and the second installment of the Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival at 8:30 p.m. June 11 at Community Haven, 815 N. Hickory St. Opening night also will showcase the work of artist Joseph Forson, which will be displayed at Proof for the next six months, as well as featured in the windows of the EPB building, 10 W. M.L. King Blvd. Can't make it for cocktails? Watch a livestream of the event.

* The Peach Truck, which delivers 25-pound boxes of fresh peaches from a Georgia farm to 33 states, will make its pilgrimage through the Chattanooga area on June 11. Stops are scheduled 8:30-10 a.m. at the Fort Oglethorpe Tractor Supply, 1785 Battlefield Parkway; noon-1:30 p.m. at Hamilton Place mall, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.; and 3:30-5 p.m. at Vinterest Antiques, 2105 Northpoint Blvd. in Hixson. The truck will make a second trip through the area, with the same stops, on July 18. Place an order for pickup at

* The Yard: Owners of this new music venue and beer garden at 169 Cherry St. in Dunlap, Tennessee, will celebrate their grand opening next weekend. Roger Alan Wade and Lew Card will perform on June 11, and Slim Pickins will be featured June 12. There's a $5 cover each night. Doors open at 6 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. (all times Central).

* Free Fishing Day falls on June 12 this year in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. Anyone may fish without a license in public waters. If you're looking for an organized event for kids, the Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club will host a Fishing Rodeo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the pond at Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway (registration starts at 8 a.m.). There are six age categories for youths up to age 17, with trophies awarded for biggest fish, smallest fish and most overall weight. You can bring your own equipment or use club members'. Bait will be provided. For more information, email EROC.Fishing Or visit the club's Facebook page.




THE COMEDY CATCH — 29 Station St. Jeff D, 7:30 p.m. June 11, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. June 12. $16-$18.

DIXIE HIGHWAY YARD SALE — U.S. Highway 41 from Ringgold to Marietta, Ga. Roadside bargains meant to drive traffic to communities along the historic route, ends June 6.

ICE CREAM SAFARI — Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. All-you-can-eat ice cream, animal enrichment, games and take-home crafts, 4-7 p.m. June 12 (zoo closes at 3 p.m. for setup). Tickets must be purchased in advance. Members $6-$8; nonmembers $12-$16 (all tickets free for children 2 and under).

KAYAK TOUR OF THE BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA — From Lee and Gordon's Mills to Dalton Ford inside Chickamauga Battlefield (launch site given with reservations). A 2 1/2-hour history tour presented by National Park Partners and Outdoor Chattanooga, 9 a.m. June 12. Must be at least 14 years old, have kayak experience and know how to swim.

LADY RED WOLVES SOCCER — CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Women's amateur team plays Peachtree City, 7 p.m. June 11. $10 and up.

LOOKOUTS BASEBALL — AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley. Chattanooga Lookouts vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, June 8-13. Games start at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Promotions: Food City Tuesday (BOGO general-admission tickets with ValuCard), Chick-fil-A Wednesday (coupon download at the game via app), Thirsty Thursday (drink specials), fireworks on Friday, used car giveaway on Saturday. $6-$11.

NPC BATTLE AT THE RIVER — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. National Physique Committee, amateur bodybuilding association, national qualifier show with seven categories of competition, 5 p.m. June 12. $41.50-$61.50.

SATURDAY NIGHT FIGHTS — Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge. SouthPaw Promotions presents professional boxing matches with DeMarcus "All Business" Rogers, Trey Billingsley III, Chris "The Viking" Tkaczyk and Roger "The Hitman" Hilley, 6-10:30 p.m. June 12. $35.

WORLD GIN DAY — Gate 11 Distillery, 1400 Market St., Suite 108. Celebration of recent Double Gold medal win at San Francisco World Spirits Competition, with cocktail specials, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., and music by Rick Rushing & the Blues Strangers, including Bessie Smith gin songs, 7-10 p.m. June 12.



BARKING LEGS THEATER — 1307 Dodds Ave. Nathan Bell with Annie Mosher in the garden, 7 p.m. June 12. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

THE CAVERNS — 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. Concerts start at 7 p.m. CDT in above-ground amphitheater.

* June 6: Watchhouse (formerly known as Mandolin Orange). $65-$85.

* June 11-12: The Wood Brothers. $60-$80.

CONCERTS ON THE LAWN — Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. Weekly series continues with the New Dismembered Tennesseans, 7 p.m. June 10; happy hour starts at 6 p.m. $10-$15.

NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Performances by local acts Emily Kate Boyd and Ben Van Winkle and his Figment Chamber Ensemble, 7 p.m. June 11. Artisans, lawn games and family activities at adjacent Miller Park. Free.

RIVERFRONT NIGHTS — Ross's Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway. Performance by Southern Avenue blues band, with LVNDR opening, 7 p.m. June 12. Free.

THE SIGNAL — 1810 Chestnut St.

* June 12: 10,000 Days, a Tool tribute, 8 p.m. $20-$25.

* June 13: Lost Dog Street Band, with Matt Heckler, 8 p.m. $25.

TUNED IN MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL — Cherokee Farms, 2035 Old Mineral Springs Road, LaFayette, Ga. More than 25 indie rock bands perform, June 11-13. $40 day passes, $90 three days, $110 with camping (in advance).

WAVES ON THE WATER CONCERT — Honeysuckle pavilion at Twin Creeks Marina & Resort, 91 Slip-A Way, Winchester, Tenn. Performances by Nashville recording artists Thompson Square, Jerrod Niemann and Anita Cochran, 7:30 p.m. CDT June 12. $35-$75. Proceeds benefit Cochran's Love Anchors Fund to fight breast cancer.



BOBBY STONE FILM SERIES — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. "Summer Spectacular" lineup of films through July. $10-$12 unless otherwise noted.

* June 8: "The Lego Movie," kids matinee, 10:30 a.m. $5.

* June 11: "Grease," 7 p.m.

* June 12: "Chinatown," 3 and 7 p.m.

* June 13: "Hairspray," 2 and 6 p.m.



AVA GALLERY — Association for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. "Social Circles," solo exhibition by Sherry Leary, Best in Show artist of the 2020 Juried Members Show, through June 11. 423-265-4282,

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

NORTHSIDE GALLERY — Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave. "Spring Showcase," through June 22 (available online through June 30). 423-266-1766,

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Contact Lisa Denton at or 423-757-6281.