Friday Rundown July 27
Buskers Festival Street performers (aka buskers) will be highlighted. Local street performers will busk throughout the First Tennessee Pavilion while you shop. Guests can expect live music, dancing and other performers such as jugglers, mimes, puppeteers, magicians and more. Every nook and cranny of the market will be a surprise. Admission is free, but tips for the performers are appreciated. As always, produce is available at the market from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
When: Sunday, July 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd. How much: Free
Summer FurFest at Humane Society The Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga will host a 12-hour adoption extravaganza on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at their 212 N. Highland Park Ave. facility. Find your next family member and name-your-own-price. The event includes puppy and kitten cuddles, a dog play group demonstration and door prizes. Check out the available dogs and cats here.
When: Saturday, July 28, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: 212 N. Highland Park Ave. How much; name-your-own-price
The Comedy Catch Presents Mitch Fatel
Dates vary between July 26, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Mitch Fatel has been showcasing his comedic talent for 15 years and is the number one requested comedian on Sirus Satellite Radio.
Pirates, Parrots, & Princesses Day
Hosted by Chattanooga Zoo
Ahoy matey! Fly over to the zoo and join us for a magical day with pirates, parrots, princes, and princesses at the Chattanooga Zoo! Guests will get to meet and get their photos made with all different princesses & pirates, meet and learn about our rezoodent parrots, go on a scavenger hunt, and more! Chat with our keepers and watch our animals enjoy their themed enrichment to learn how you can help keep them "part of your world!" Pirates, Parrots, & Princesses Day is regular Zoo admission. Zoo Members are free. All event activities are included with regular zoo admission. Be sure to wear your prince, princess, parrot, or pirate outfit to receive 50% off regular Zoo admission.
Ocoee River Jam Ocoee River Jam is an annual music festival in Ocoee, Tennessee. The family-friendly festival will feature live music from Strung Like a Horse, Barefoot Nellie, Magic Birds, Lenox Hills, Jess Goggans, Dagger Blue and Big Smo. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Weekend passes are $60, and day passes are available. Sunday admission is free to all youth 17 and under.
When: Friday, July 27, 6:30-11 p.m.; Saturday, July 28, 2-11 p.m.; Sunday, July 29, 2-10 p.m. Where: 599 U.S. Highway 64, Ocoee, Tennessee How much: $60 for the weekend, $20 daily.
Dates vary between July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018
The 18th annual Honey Harvest, Creative Discovery Museum’s sweetest event, returns Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 from noon to 4:00 p.m.! The Museum will be buzzing with beekeepers and guests celebrating the work and life of one of nature’s hardest workers – the honey bee.Honey Harvest, the only event of its kind in Chattanooga, is a Museum-wide celebration with regional beekeepers who help guests learn about the importance of honey bees and how honey is made.During the celebration, guests can:• Make their own honey lip balm, beeswax candle and honey soap to take home;• Taste different varieties of honey in Culinary Corner;• And participate in honey extraction and meet beekeepers!
JEET at Tremont Tavern
July 28, 2018
TREMONT PARTY! This is a CANNED FOOD DRIVE to benefit the Chattanooga Food Bank. Help us feed those in need. We raised 65 lbs last Tremont show. We want to at least bring in double that. Bless y'all in advance. -JEET
Recurring weekly on Saturday until August 18, 2018
The much anticipated free concert series, Riverfront Nights , returns to Chattanooga on Saturday, July 14. The outdoor musical series is free for all to enjoy, and is even dog-friendly.
"Shrek the Musical"
Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday until July 28, 2018
Shrek the Musical runs Friday and Saturday nights in July - July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door, starting at 6 p.m., on evenings of performances and are $5.00 for children 12 and under and $15.00 for those 13
Tax Free Weekend
Have a school-supply list to fill? Buying khakis and polo shirts to adhere to school dress codes?
This is the weekend to check off that back-to-school list.
Friday, July 27, through Sunday, July 29, is Tennessee Tax-Free Weekend. During those shopping days, no tax is charged on clothing up to $100, school supplies or school art supplies up to $100 and computers up to $1,500.
The state's sales tax holiday begins annually at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ends at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday.
A Canoe Trip on Lookout Creek
July 27, 2018
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park would like to invite the public to participate in a FREE, 2.5 hour, family friendly canoe tour with a ranger.
Cambridge Square Night Market
Recurring weekly on Friday until September 28, 2018
The Cambridge Square Night Market provides a family-friendly destination during the warm summer nights.
Live Music at The Tap House
Recurring weekly on Friday
Join us for free live music every Friday night at 7:00 PM. The rotating artists range from acoustic, rock, bluegrass, jazz and more. Featuring 30 rotating craft beers and ciders on tap, enjoy a pint or try a flight from 6 local breweries.
Nightfall Concert Series
Recurring weekly on Friday until August 31, 2018
The free Nightfall Concert Series, now in its 31st season , is held every Friday night from early May through late August.
The Chattery Presents "Adulting Summer Camp: Self-Care & Chill Luau"
July 27, 2018
YOU DESERVE A BREAK. Yes, YOU. Join us on the roof of The Edney for a self care luau, complete with music, dancing, and drinks. The party is free, and drinks for purchase from Bitter Alibi. Tunes from DJ MCPRO. *This event is sponsored by Urban Story
50th Anniversary Bike Parade
Presented By:City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation and Collegedale Police Department
Location: The Commons Pavilion in Collegedale
Decorate a bicycle and ride it in the 50th Anniversary parade. If you can ride a bike, you are welcome to participate. The route will follow the greenway from The Commons to Leyland Drive, around to Swinyar Drive, and into The Commons parking lot. Registration and line-up will begin at 8am. Check out our Bike Rental Wednesdays during the summer at Imagination Station Pavilion. MORE INFO: https://www.chattanoogafun.com/event/50th-anniversary-bike-parade/8914/
Theatre Centre Presents "Hello, Dolly!"
Dates vary between July 13, 2018 - August 5, 2018
A blockbuster Broadway hit that bursts with humor, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history, HELLO, DOLLY! comes to the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage hot on the heels of the 2017 Broadway revival