Music takes center stage this weekend with a handful of festivals, old and new, on the schedule.

* McLemore Songwriters Series continues Thursday with Ken Block and Drew Copeland of Southern rock band Sister Hazel performing an acoustic show at the mountaintop resort in Rising Fawn, Georgia. Music starts at 7 p.m. in the Bier Garden, 32 Clubhouse Lane. $40.

* Concerts on the Lawn: This weekly series at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., concludes at 7 p.m. Thursday with reggae band the Natti Love Joys. Happy hour starts at 6 p.m. $10-$15.

* The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St., hosts three acts this weekend: Dirty Honey, with Joyous Wolf, on Thursday ($20-$30); Susto on the Rogue Acoustic Tour, with Rose Hotel opening, on Friday ($20-$30); and Josh Kiser, with Jordan Fletcher, on Saturday ($20-$25). All shows start at 8 p.m.

* Caribbean rum dinner: Hawaiian shirts are welcome for this month's chef's dinner at Feed Table & Tavern, 201 W. Main St. The four-course meal of tropical favorites is paired with rum-based drinks. $65.

* The Comedy Catch will feature a run of "clean" comedians over the next few weeks, including Jeff Allen this weekend on his "The America I Grew Up In" tour. Saturday's early show is sold out; tickets remain for shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 8:15 p.m. Saturday. $25-$30.

* Tennessee Strawberry Festival: A delayed and scaled-back celebration (no parade or carnival) is this weekend in Dayton. The schedule includes a baking contest Thursday at the Rhea County Welcome Center, 107 Main St., with entries available for public sampling at 6 p.m. Arts, crafts and food vendors will be set up on the Rhea County Courthouse lawn, 1475 Market St., all day Friday and Saturday. The Family Fun Area will be set up nearby at 375 Church St. both days, and an all-day cruise-in on Saturday will fill Market Street near the courthouse. Entertainers will perform Friday night and all day Saturday on the Centennial Park Stage, 385 Second Ave. There will be a second stage with gospel music near the courthouse Saturday.

* Nightfall summer concert series welcomes local blues artist Rick Rushing and country stalwarts Davey Smith and the Pearl Snap Preachers at 7 p.m. Friday at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Arts vendors and family activities will be set up at adjacent Miller Park. Free admission.

* Woodshop Listening Room, 5500 St. Elmo Ave., will welcome indie songwriter/musician Spencer Thomas for a listening and recording session at 8 p.m. Friday; doors open at 7 p.m. $15.

* Wanderlinger Music & Arts Festival launches this weekend at Wanderlinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. The three-day celebration of local music, art and beer features dozens of musical acts, including Strung Like a Horse, Cold Planet and Opposite Box. Single-day passes are $40 Friday and Saturday, $30 Sunday. A three-day pass is $100.

* Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts & Ideas continues with Artist to Artist: A Round Table, 6-8 p.m. Friday at Keeody Gallery, 756 W. M.L. King Blvd.; Day 3 of the Oscar Micheaux Black Film Festival, 8:30 p.m. Friday at Community Haven, 815 N. Hickory St.; Scratching Your Roots: Black Genealogy Workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway; Juneteenth Independence Day All Schools Block Party & Heritage Music Festival, 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Community Haven; and a Black Dads Matter Jazz Brunch Cruise, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday aboard the Southern Belle, 201 Riverfront Parkway ($35 adults, $10 children).

* Bobby Stone Film Series celebrates Juneteenth and Father's Day this weekend. The Juneteenth-inspired screenings are "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975," 7 p.m. Friday; "Miss Juneteenth," 3 p.m. Saturday; and "Queen of Katwe," 7 p.m. Saturday. Father's Day on Sunday brings "Field of Dreams" at 2 p.m. and "Tombstone" at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12. Tuesday's kiddie matinee is "Tom & Jerry," showing at 10:30 a.m. for $5.

* International Make Music Day will be celebrated Monday with more than 30 events in Chattanooga. Highlights include "Flowerpot Music," in which UTC professor Jonathan McNair will lead participants in making music using flower pots, at 7 p.m. near the Coolidge Park stage, 150 River St. A Summer Solstice Jam will follow at 8 p.m.

* Riverfront Nights: Rock band Trigger Hippy, founded by former Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman and songwriter/bassist Nick Govrick, will headline Saturday's show at Ross's Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway. They're joined by multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Ed Jurdi (Band of Heathens) and vocalist/sax player Amber Woodhouse. Music starts at 7 p.m. with Chattanooga's Three Star Revival opening. Free admission.

* The Corner Market on 55th, a neighborhood pop-up of local musicians, vendors and makers, will take place 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday near The Woodshop, 5500 St. Elmo Ave.

* Juneteenth Festival: The Bethlehem Center, 200 W. 38th St., will host this inaugural event, showcasing Black entrepreneurs, noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Musicians, artisans and food vendors will be on site. Free admission.

* Juneteenth Kickback, with drinks, music, games and giveaways, is 1-4 p.m. Saturday at The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave.

* "Branoogan," an art show featuring Chattanooga artists Nat Stepney, The Artist 7 and Jody Harris of Keeody Gallery, is 7-10 p.m. Saturday at ArtsBuild, 301 E. 11th St. A DJ and live band will entertain.

* Southern Summer Sensation Celebrity Fashion Expose, featuring runway shows and performances by rapper Mystikal and Chattanooga's Royal Envy Dance Team, is 6-11 p.m. Saturday at Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. The event features the latest trends from fashion designers, hairstylists, makeup artists, barbers and nail technicians. General admission is $35 (more at the door); VIP seats available.

* Master Gardeners of Hamilton County's monthly class will focus on "Installing a Microjet Irrigation System in Your Garden." It's free and on Zoom 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.

* Chattanooga Football Club plays North Carolina's Stumptown AC at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Finley Stadium, 1826 Carter St. $7-$15.

* Homegrown Country Music Festival will inaugurate the new Ketner's Mill Arena, 2350 Ketner's Mill Road in Whitwell, Tennessee, on Saturday with award-winning country band Confederate Railroad headlining. Camden Smith and Chase Baker will open the show. Gates open at 5 p.m. EDT. Tickets are $25. Parking is $5.

* Sounds of Summer, a biweekly concert series in Athens, Tennessee, features September Song at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Market Park Pavilion, 106 S. Jackson St. Bring your own seating. Free admission.

* Tennessee Valley Theatre, 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tennessee, presents "The Service at Rocky Bluff," a musical comedy about a church hymn sing that goes awry, the next two weekends. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. $14-$16.

* Chattanooga Red Wolves play North Carolina FC at 7 p.m. Sunday at CHI Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Way. Tickets start at $14.

* The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tennessee, will reopen its subterranean concert hall with a special acoustic set by Twiddle before the jam band's full show Sunday. Twiddle underground starts at 6 p.m., for all ticketholders; Twiddle under the stars follows at 7 p.m. (all times Central). Tickets: $45-$75. The Saturday show by Crowder is sold out.

* Sewanee Summer Music Festival, an annual training program for young classical musicians at the University of the South, opens with a faculty concert at 7 p.m. CDT Saturday. Tickets are $20. The festival continues through July 18. Wednesday is the first Lunch & Learn session, a weekly preview of upcoming performances with lunch from Mountain Goat Market for $25. Season passes are $100.

* Chattanooga Market has a Blues & Brews theme for Father's Day with Rick Rushing performing and craft beers among the draws for dads. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Carter St.

* CTC Book Club, focusing on works that delve into social issues, will launch at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. Participants are reading the script for Kenneth Lonergan's "Lobby Hero" for the first gathering. Participation is free, but you must register to attend.

* Chattanooga Lookouts are back Tuesday for a six-game home series against the Rocket City Trash Pandas. Weeknight games start at 7:15 p.m. Promotions include buy one, get one general-admission tickets with a Food City ValuCard on Tuesday and a Chick-fil-A freebie downloadable by app at the game on Wednesday. $6-$11.

Contact Lisa Denton at or 423-757-6281.