File Photo by Karen E. Segrave/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / For S'mores Above the Clouds on Oct. 30, The McLemore in Rising Fawn, Ga., will provide all the makings of this favorite campfire treat.

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— Cemetery tour: Each year, Lee University history majors and volunteers re-create the stories and dress of figures from the 19th and early 20th century of Bradley County for historic walking tours through Fort Hill Cemetery. You can meet some of those characters starting at 4 p.m. today. Tours start every 15 minutes, with the last leaving out a little after 6 p.m. Park at Cleveland Christian Fellowship, 695 S. Ocoee St., and ride the shuttle to the cemetery. Tickets are $5 adults, $2 students.



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CHATTANOOGA AREA LEADERSHIP PRAYER BREAKFAST — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is guest speaker, 7-8:30 a.m. Oct. 26; doors open to the buffet at 6:45 a.m. $25. Parking is free at the Finley Stadium Republic lots, 1826 Carter St., and free shuttles start at 6:15 a.m.

THE COMEDY CATCH — 29 Station St.

— Oct. 28: Ones To Watch Comedy Showcase, 7:30 p.m. $10.

— Oct. 29-30: Patrick Garrity, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. $17-$19.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (DAY OF THE DEAD) CELEBRATION — Creative Arts Guild's Spigel Pavilion, 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. Celebration of Mexican ancestry, art and culture, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29. Bring a photo or memento of loved one to place on the community ofrenda (altar), to be blessed by traditional dancers. Costumes welcome. Concessions will be available. Free admission. Free parking and shuttle rides from First Baptist Church, 311 N. Thornton Ave.

FALL HOME SHOW — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga event features products and services for home construction, renovation and landscaping, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 29-30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 31. $10 ages 17 and older; $5 for seniors on opening day.

GENEROSITY IN ACTION — Brainerd Crossroads (the BX), 4011 Austin St. Launch of mission-focused initiative to meet needs of city residents through Christian generosity, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28. RSVP:

HALLOWEEN BLOCK PARTY — 155 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland, Tenn. Candy giveaway by downtown merchants, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31.

HALLOWEEN HISTORY HAPPY HOUR — Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Cocktails at 6 p.m. and ghoulish tales with the Cleveland Storytelling Guild at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Costumes welcome. $10 members, $20 nonmembers.

HALLOWEEN ON THE GREEN — Chattanooga Green, 191 Chestnut St. Music by Fantastic Confabulation and Orquesta MaCuba, pumpkin painting, cake walks (4-6 p.m.), sunset screening of "Coco," free candy and glow sticks, balloon animals, lawn games, 4-9 p.m. Oct. 30. Bring your own seating.

HALLOWEEN SELFIE PARTY — Selfie Spot, 316 Northgate Mall, Hixson. Show off favorite Halloween looks and take unlimited selfies, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29 in this preliminary event for Chattanooga Fashion Expo (Nov. 18-20). $20.

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR — Honor Park, 1 Cleburn St., Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Trick-or-treating, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 30. Free.

HAUNTED MARKET — First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Carter St. Chattanooga Market event includes trick-or-treating, costume parades at noon and 2 p.m., fall produce, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31. Free.

JOSH JENNINGS JACK-O'-LANTERN JAMBOREE — Marion County Courthouse square, 1 Courthouse Square, Jasper, Tenn. Arts and crafts, food vendors, trunk or treat, carnival rides, 4-8 p.m. CDT Oct. 30.

KOMEN CHATTANOOGA MORE THAN PINK WALK — Virtual walk, 10:45 a.m. Oct. 30, following opening ceremony at 10 a.m.

REFLECTION RIDING — 400 Garden Road.

— Ongoing: Feed the Red Wolves, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Fridays, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays. $10-$15.

— Saturdays in October: Floating Through the Forest guided canoe trips, 1-3 p.m. $15-$25.

— Most Fridays through December: Walk With a Vulture (trained animal ambassador Vlad), 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $20-$30.

— Oct. 29: An Autumn Evening With the Natives, featuring garden curator John Manion pointing out the changes native plants go through in the fall, 4-6 p.m. $20-$30.

S'MORES ABOVE THE CLOUDS — The McLemore, 785 Canyon Ridge Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. Family event includes hayrides, bonfires, storytelling, hamburgers, hot dogs and build-your-own s'mores buffet, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 30. $10. RSVP:

TENNESSEE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM — 4119 Cromwell Road (Grand Junction Depot). Kickoff of yearlong 60th-anniversary celebration includes rides on Missionary Ridge Local, special exhibits, blacksmith demonstrations and military reenactments, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 24. $30 adults, $20 children 2-12 for all-inclusive tickets; $17 and $10 without the train ride. 423-894-8028,

TRUNK OR TREAT — Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6314 East Brainerd Road. Cub Scout Pack 3037 and Boy Scout Troop 137 host event with candy and games, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 30.

TRUNK OR TREAT AND "HOCUS POCUS" — Veterans Park, 9009 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy. Candy stations, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30, followed by outdoor movie screening at 8:15 p.m., organized by Soddy-Daisy Community Library.

VEHICLE INSPECTIONS — Samaritan Center parking lot, 9231 Lee Highway, Ooltewah. Southern Adventist University's automotive program provides free checks of fluids, belts, hoses and other maintenance items, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 24 (does not include repairs). 423-236-2863



THE ARTS AVENUE — 1800A Rossville Ave. An Evening With Doug Stone, the country artist whose breakthrough was the 1990 single "I'd Be Better Off (In a Pine Box)," 7 p.m. Oct. 24. $30.

CAMPFIRE CONCERT SERIES — Reflection Riding, 400 Garden Road. Music by Behold the Brave, beer from Tremont Tavern and Hutton & Smith Brewery, concessions from Cafe de Yesenia, disc golf, option to camp overnight on the property, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 29. $20-$25.

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

— Oct. 24: Here Come the Mummies, with Desmond Jones, 8 p.m. $60-$293.

— Oct. 29-31: Jelly Roll, 8 p.m. $59-$310 (Saturday is sold out).

CHATTANOOGA SYMPHONY & OPERA — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. "The Music of Harry Potter," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. $28-$85.

FIRESIDE CONCERTS — Greenway Farm, 5051 Gann Store Road. Weekly series concludes with Stringer's Ridge Band, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28. Picnics welcome; bring roasting sticks for marshmallows and chairs or blankets for seating. Free.

NOONTUNES — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Weekly series featuring local musicians, food trucks and vendors, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, features Flow Creatives and a Halloween costume party Oct. 28. Free.

THE SIGNAL — 1810 Chestnut St.

— Oct. 27: August Burns Red on "Leveler" album 10-year anniversary tour, with Fit for a King, Erra and Like Moths to Flames, 8 p.m. $29-$60.

— Oct. 29: Yacht Rock Revue, 8:30 p.m. $20-$40.

— Oct. 30: Cherub on To the Moon Tour, with Chaz Cardigan and Sessy, 8:30 p.m. $22-$44.



FANTASY ALLEY — Cooper's Alley, 10 E. Seventh St. Pop-Up Project, a dance nonprofit, transforms venue into a wonderland for "Fantasy" performance, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Free.



CHATTANOOGA JEWISH FILM SERIES — Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace. In-person viewing of "Tiger Within" for star sponsors, 7:15 p.m. Oct. 27. Others may pay $12 to watch virtually during 72-hour span Oct. 26-29, noon to noon.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE DOCUMENTARY — Free virtual screening of "100 Miles to Redemption," about U.S. Army veteran Shawn Livingston's struggles with PTSD and recovery from substance abuse, by Centerstone, a not-for-profit health system, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, followed by Q&A with Livingston. Free but register for link.



BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, GA. "The Fall of the House of Usher," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29-30, 3 p.m. Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6, 3 p.m. Nov. 7 (final performance will be streamed online). $14-$17.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. Agatha Christie's "The Hollow," 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, 8 p.m. Oct. 29-30, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 7 p.m. Nov. 4, 8 p.m. Nov. 5-6, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7. $15-$25.

COLONNADE — 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. Shakespeare's "Macbeth," by the Colonnade Players, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29-30, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31. $8-$12.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000,

— Through Oct. 28: "Little House on the Prairie: The Musical." $16-$32.

— Through Nov. 11: "Peter and the Starcatcher." $16-$30.

HILLTOP PLAYERS — Bryan College's Rudd Auditorium, 140 Landes Way, Dayton, Tenn. Eric Overmyer's "On the Verge," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-30. $6-$12.

TIVOLI THEATRE — 709 Broad St. "Waitress," first show in 2021-22 Broadway touring series, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27. $38-$78.



AREA 61 GALLERY — 721 Broad St. "Musings" by Maggie Vandewalle, through Oct. 31. 423-648-9367

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Melissa's Menagerie Art Show, through Oct. 31.

CHARLES H. COOLIDGE MEDAL OF HONOR HERITAGE CENTER — 2 W. Aquarium Way. "War Comes Home: The Legacy," traveling exhibition exploring themes of wartime separation, adjustment to life back home and the cost of war, through Dec. 29.

ICA @ UTC — Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. "Tasteful Interiors" by Ilana Harris-Babou, through Nov. 5.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. "Something To Crow About: A Treat for the Soul," works by master ceramicist Laurie Graham and painter Miki Boni, through Oct. 31.

RINGGOLD ART & FRAME GALLERY — 7825 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. "Celebrate Art" by Civic Arts League of Chattanooga, through Oct. 31.

WAVELENGTH SPACE — 854 McCallie Ave. "Femme Vitale," through Nov. 7.



ALL HALLOWS' EVE FARM FEST — Crabtree Farms, 1000 E. 30th St. Fall celebration, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 30. Gate fee, $16 per vehicle, includes hayrides, costume contest (3 p.m.), Scarecrows on the Farm voting, vendor expo. Extra fees for pumpkin purchase (carve for free) and Battle of the Barn chili competition ($12 for four samples with cornbread).

CHIAHA HARVEST FAIR — Coosa Valley Fairgrounds (new location), 1400 M.L. King Jr. Blvd., Rome, Ga. Juried arts and crafts show, demonstrations, musicians, food vendors, children's crafts, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 24 (final day), rain or shine. $5 adults, $4 students/seniors, $1 children 11 and under (free with online coupon).

FALL FESTIVAL — Mayfield Farm Park, 257 state Highway 307, Athens, Tenn. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, zip lines, Thursday-Sunday, through Oct. 31; fireworks Fridays in October; Haunted Trail Oct. 29-31. $14.95 online, $16.95 at gate.

FUN ON THE FARM — Guthrie Farms, 490 County Road 67, Riceville, Tenn. Corn maze, hayrides to pumpkin patch, animal petting barn, bounce pad, games, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 31. $15 ages 3 and up.

GATLINBURG CRAFTSMEN'S FAIR — Convention Center, 234 Historic Nature Trail, traffic light No. 8 on Gatlinburg Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tenn. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 24 (last day). Exhibit and demonstrations by 200-plus crafters, music at noon and 3 p.m. daily. $10, adults (unlimited returns). fair

GRANDADDY'S FARM — 454 Highland Ridge Road, Estill Springs, Tenn. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, animal corral, fall market, noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, through Oct. 30. Activity area $13 ages 3 and up.

HARVEST CELEBRATION ON THE MOUNTAIN — Flat Top Mountain Farm, 13100 Jones Gap Road, Soddy-Daisy. Corn maze and pumpkin patch, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 31. $10 ages 4 and up. Family friendly haunted maze Fridays and Saturdays in October, $15.

HARVEST FESTIVAL AND GREAT PUMPKIN LUMINIGHTS — Dollywood, 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Artistic sculptures, elaborate fall scenes, artisans, seasonal food, entertainment, through Oct. 30. $79 ages 10-61.

MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL — Rose Center, 442 W. Second St., Morristown, Tenn. Appalachian folk life festival includes juried arts and crafts, regional musical talent, including mass choir, food, children's activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 24. $7 adults; $1 children 6-12.

NORTH GEORGIA AGRICULTURAL FAIR — 500 Legion Drive, Dalton, Ga. Fall fair in 73rd year includes exhibits, music and carnival, 12:30 p.m.-midnight Oct. 24, 5-11 p.m. Oct. 25-29, 11 a.m.-midnight Oct. 30, 12:30-10 p.m. Oct. 31. $5 general admission, $30 Mega Pass (gate admission and unlimited carnival rides).

PUMPKINFEST — Rhea County Courthouse square, 1475 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Shopping, food and craft vendors, music, games, pumpkin pie eating and costume contests, trick-or-treating and new event Meet the Heroes, noon-9 p.m. Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 30. Free admission.

OKTOBERFEST — Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss St., Helen, Ga. Traditional music, dancing, food and beer, daily through Nov. 7; doors open at 6 p.m. during the week, 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8 during the week, $10 Saturdays, free on Sundays.

THE RIVER MAZE — 1371 Highway 64, Ocoee, Tenn. Corn and hay mazes, pumpkin patch, cow train, zip lines, 4-8 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 1-8 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 31. $8-$14 depending on activities.

ROCKTOBERFEST — Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. German music, food, specialty beer, Birds of Prey shows, costumed characters, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in October. $26.95 adults, $14.95 children 3-12. Reserved timed-entry tickets required. seerockcity .com

ROTARY CLUB CRAFT FAIR — Patriot Park, 186 Old Mill Ave., Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Handmade arts and crafts show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Oct. 30. Free admission and parking; free-will donations distributed to local charities.

SCARECROWS IN THE GARDEN — Atlanta Botanical Garden, 345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. See scarecrows created by artists, crafters, youth groups and businesses, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through Oct. 31 (last entry at 8 p.m.; closed Mondays. $22.95 adults, $19.95 (ages 3-12) weekdays; $2 more on weekends; timed tickets required.

Contact Lisa Denton at or 423-757-6281.