Friday Rundown | July 6th
Nightfall: Albert Cumming
When: Friday, July 6, 7 p.m. Where: 850 Market St. How much: Free It would be easier to list who blues guitarist Albert Cummings hasn’t played with. The list includes B.B. King, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy among others. But Cummings, who will headline Friday’s Nightfall Concert at Miller Plaza, is also a consummate blues guitarist. He’ll be joined by his band for what promises to be a fiery performance on a hot night in July. Watch him perform below. Nightfall is always free. Mark Holder will open the show at 7 p.m. and you don’t want to miss that either.
The Bitter Alibi: 4-year anniversary bash
When: Saturday, July 7, 9 a.m. to midnight Where: 825 Houston St. How much: Free
It was just O’Heiney’s in a little dark cave on Houston Street until Matt Skudlarek and Jason Bowers decided to take a chance. Now, four years later, The Bitter Alibi is one of Chattanooga’s favorite places to grab a beer, cocktail and delicious food. Join the staff and longtime patrons on Saturday for a daylong birthday bash with food, drinks and dancing. A DJ will perform in the streets and we’ve been told water balloons will be involved. Admission is free.
Chattanooga Lookouts: The Zooperstars
When: Saturday, July 7, 7:15 p.m. Where: 201 Power Alley How much: $7-$10
One of the best nights of the year for families is the annual Zooperstars night at AT&T Field. Saturday’s event features zany costumed characters are sure to keep you entertained all night long. The Zooperstars are a mix of inflatables and mascots that each have their own personality. Watch Mackerel Jordan perform below. The night also features a “Kids Run the Bases” promotion following the game. Tickets are available here. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Movies in the Park at Coolidge
When: Saturday, July 7, 9 p.m. Where: 150 River St. How much: Free Grab a blanket and bring a picnic basket for a series of movie screenings in Coolidge Park this July. First Things First presents Movies in the Park every Saturday night in July after sundown (9 p.m.) Festivities begin this Saturday night with a screening of “Sing!” The film is set in an animated world controlled by animals, the film follows the story of Buster Moon, a koala, who seeks to produce a singing competition featuring some amazing singers with hopes and dreams of their own.
Guitar Chattanooga at the Chattanooga Market
When: Sunday, July 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd. How much: Free A gathering of Chattanooga’s emerging musicians will headline the EPB stage at the Chattanooga Market on Sunday. Select guitarists are invited to plug up and jam with our musicians during the event. Visitors to the Chattanooga Market will enjoy an unrehearsed showcase of musicians enjoying their craft. Steve Brehm and the Chattanooga Youth Orchestra will perform at 12:30. The Jimmy Dormire Trio will perform at 2 p.m. As always, the market will have fresh produce and other items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Trivia with Budds! (Disney/Marvel/StarWars!!)
Sun 6:30 PM · Southside Social · Chattanooga, Tennessee
Southside Social is proud to host Trivia with Budds! All the way from California, this guy brings all the fun to your favorite local bar. Special event will be Disney/Marvel/Star Wars themed. Form a team of up to 6 players Answers 54 questions over 5 rounds all with different themes. No cell phones, no yelling out. The top three teams (sometimes more) will get prizes from giftcards, to movies posters, to comic books, and more! This is a ticket only event, so grab your avenger buddies, your empire troops, your lion king pack, and show up to slaughter the competition!
Josh Turner at Abba's House
Sun 10:30 AM · Abba's House · Hixson, Tennessee
Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner will be at Abba's House in Chattanooga on Sunday, July 8 at 10:30am as part of our All American Day celebration. Josh will participate in a Q&A session with Pastor Ronnie Phillips & Pastor Ken Hartley during his appearance. We are anticipating an overflow crowd that morning, so be sure to get here early. Exterior doors open at 8am and the auditorium doors will open around 9:15am. Overflow areas will be set up if the building is full. Don't want to stand in line? You can register to win 2 front row seats at abbashouse.com. ADMISSION IS FREE. Thanks to our sponsors: Integrity Automotive Group and US-101. Josh Turner is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than 8 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and one of the youngest members of the esteemed Grand Ole Opry. From his 2003 platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his most recent 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA, and ACM nominations. Turner’s hits include “Your Man,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” “Firecracker,” “Would You Go with Me,” “All Over Me,” and “Time Is Love,” the most played country song of 2012.
Saturday Stretch Session
Tomorrow 9 AM · Coolidge Park · Chattanooga, Tennessee
Free outdoor yoga this summer at Coolidge Park! Starting with sun salutations to warm the body and honor this living-giving source, we will then hold stretches and focus on the breath to give the body time to release tension and relax the brain. Bring your own mat and begin the weekend outside with community. We will meet in the grassy area along the Riverwalk in front of the Chattanooga Theatre Center at 400 River Street.
Fairy Garden Class
Tomorrow 11 AM · The Barn Nursery · Chattanooga, Tennessee
The Barn Nursery will be hosting two more Fairy Garden classes on July 7th. One at 11 am and another at 3 pm. Cost starts at $35.00. Call early to reserve your place. Great outing for the kids, church group, etc. You are only limited by your imagination. Call now to reserve your place. Space is limited
Yoga at The Water Garden
Tomorrow 8:30 AM · The Water Garden · Chattanooga, Tennessee
Calling all our Hixson, Tennessee people!! Interested in an early morning yoga practice in the shade surrounded by the sounds of many fountains and the smell of lotus flowers? Then, YOU are in for a special treat! The awesome guys over at The Water Garden have agreed to open up their doors for us a little early so we can have our yoga practice overlooking their beautiful blooming lotus water garden! These beauties don't bloom long, so we are getting in to enjoy the sights and smells of these "yoga" flowers in this semi-private event! This event is free to the public, but donations are accepted online and will go to our Community Partner, Literary Ink. (A non-profit dedicated to the Creative Arts.) So, if you're looking for something to do, your favorite Yoga Studio, and local small business can keep you entertain
Mike McDade at Tremont Tavern
Tomorrow 9 PM · Tremont Tavern · Chattanooga, Tennessee
Burgers, beer and live music… basically the weekend essentials. Don’t miss Mike McDade at 9pm this Saturday. Photo cred: Mark A. Herndon
Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Tomorrow 6 PM · The Press · Cleveland, Tennessee
If you are interested in this event , please message me to reserve your spot. I only have space available for 20. In honor of National Chocolate Day the Press is hosting a wine tasting event that is paired with chocolate. Come enjoy some fine reds with chocolate and finish with a glass of bubbly. Fee is $20 per person. I have decided to move his event up an hour and hope this doesn’t mess anyone up but Rob has a great band coming and they will start playing at 7:30 and I don’t want anyone to miss. But Please remember to RSVP if coming. I just need a head count for food aka chocolate. Some things to expect: A starter of fruit salad with Pinot Grigio Chocolate covered espresso beans from local store Homemade chocolate chip cookies To finish a chocolate lava cake. All paired with wine 🍷❤️
Music in the Vineyard with the Rick Byers Band
Tomorrow 5 PM · The Georgia Winery · Ringgold, Georgia
Bring your family & friends out for a peaceful night of music and sweet, Southern wine! The Rick Byers Band will be performing from 5pm - 8pm just inside the patio area. Available food includes cheese plates, hummus plates, and a seasonal sweet appetizer. Tickets on sale now for only $5 and this is an all ages show.
Free (co-ed) Boot Camp This Saturday!
Tomorrow 9 AM · Burn Boot Camp - Chattanooga, TN · Chattanooga, Tennessee
We invite you to join us at 9:00am for a FREE camp. That's right... We said FREE!!! This Camp is co-ed, open to the community. So, Invite your friends, family, & neighbors! Heck invite everyone you see the rest of the week! See you all on Saturday!
Location: In-Town Gallery
The feature artist at In-Town Gallery for the month of July is Charlie Yowell who presents his collection of nature-themed, solar lighted sculpture. The pleasure of summertime outdoors is enhanced by his whimsical, moving pieces while his other works can enliven interiors.Yowell is best known for his kinetic sculptures made of stained glass or sheet acrylic attached to metal frames. See the new works and meet the artist at the First Friday reception July 6 from 5-8 PM at 26A Frazier Avenue.
The Comedy Catch presents Jerry Harvey
Location: The Comedy Catch
Jerry toured with “Southern Mamma” Daryn Knigh and was the winner of The Southeastern Funniest People Search V 2010 and competed in The World Series of Comedy in 2012 making it to the semi-finals. He has performed with, hosted and featured for the likes of John Wesley Austin, Kathleen Dunbar, Dean Napolitano, Landry, Anthony Padilla, Janet Williams and many more.
Courtney Holder Live at MOB!
July 7, 2018
Courtney Holder is a singer/songwriter, performing artist and experienced vocalist from Chattanooga. Playing over 100 live shows a year, she has shared her songs at venues all over the Southeast.