James and Kim’s Weekend Bright Spots

Car Cruise In (East Ridge)

Bring your cars, trucks, motorcycles. Stores will be open til 8PM for later shopping. Family Friendly. BBQ dinner plates available. Monthly event on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Car Cruise In 6501 Slater Rd East Ridge, TN 37412 Presented by East Ridge Antique District 10/10/2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Price: Free Phone: (423) 508-8598

Beethoven’s 5(th)K

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is excited to announce a fun and exciting way to support the region’s local orchestra while also getting some steps in: Beethoven’s 5(th)K! Since this race is virtual, you can participate from anywhere in the world. all you need to do is register and get moving, the only parameter is that you must complete your 5K between October 10-17. Registrants will also receive a 5(th)K T-shirt, and event proceeds will support the CSO’s Annual Fund. www.chattanoogasymphony.org

Oddtober at the TN Aquarium

The Odd, peculiar and bizarre beasts are back for ODD Tober this year. Every October, the Tennessee Aquarium shines a light on nature’s fascinating and odd creatures throughout the month. This year, visitors — in person or online — will still find plenty of fun to be had in learning about curious creatures of the scaly, furry and even glow-in-the-dark variety.

Tivoli Film Series

Tivoli Theatre will offer free showing of “42,” the Jackie Robinson biopic that was shot largely in Chattanooga at historic Engel Stadium in 2012, will be the first movie in the Bobby Stone Film Series at the Tivoli. Also showing this weekend will be “Back to the Future” at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and “Jurassic Park” at 2 and 6 p.m. on Sunday. While there is no charge to attend “42,” admission is $12 for adults and $10 for children and seniors 65 and older for the remainder of the films in the series. Future titles in the series will be announced at a later date.

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