James and Kim’s Weekend Bright Spots


The grand re-opening of Miller Park is Friday at 11 a.m.

The day-long event will begin at 11:00am with a ribbon cutting and remarks from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, EPB President & CEO David Wade, River City Company President Kim White, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee President & CEO J.D. Hickey, M.D., followed by music from Carlos Colon & His Tropical Swing Band and Hip Hop CHA on the EPB Community Stage.

  • 11:00am – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 11:30am to 12:15pm – Carlos Colon & His Tropical Swing Band
  • 12:45-2:00pm –  Hip Hop CHA
  • 2-6pm – Park open
  • 6-6:10pm – Mayor Andy Berke remarks (EPB Community Stage)
  • 6-8pm – Miller Plaza Market opens
  • 6:15pm – Hive Theory (EPB Community Stage)
  • 7:15pm – Ogya World Music Band (Miller Plaza Stage)
  • 8:30-10:00pm – The Power Players feat. Voices of THECREATIVEUNDERGROUND, Willie Kitchens, Amber Carrington and more (EPB Community Stage)

Beastly Feast

Organized by: Chattanooga Zoo; Located at: Chattanooga Zoo

September 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Zoo as we learn all about the beastly eating habits of our carnivores! Take this opportunity to watch our animals enjoy dinner a little bit more naturalistic, learn why it is important for their survival, and admire the naturalistic behaviors of our more hungry animals like our jaguars and dragons! Come with an appetite to purchase food and drinks – we know that the beasts will! Why feed carcasses? Carcass feedings help to simulate a feeding that would…



2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Chattanooga, TN

Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Check In/Walk Up Registration at 9am
Ceremony at 10am
Walk at 10:30am

Tennessee River Park

2nd Annual King of the Corn Hole Tournament

Organized by: Siskin Children’s Institute; Located at: Car Express

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Siskin Children’s Institute and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga are excited to partner to bring Chattanooga the 2 nd Annual King of the Corn Hole Tournament. The event will be held at Car Express just off Shallowford Road by Hwy 153. Participants can register to compete to be named Kings of the Corn Hole Chattanooga in this single elimination tournament by visiting KingOfTheCornHOle.org. Come out and cheer on your favorite team and enjoy the kids zone and food.

Blue & Gray BBQ and Festival in Historic Chickamauga

9 am to 5 pm Sep 15, 2018 Gordon Lee Mansion opens for tours 9 am to 5 pm. This event held in conjunction with Chickamauga’s War Between the States Day so expect to see Civil War reenactors, living history, and cannon firing.


Hot Rod Auto Show

Organized by: Chattanooga Market; Located at: First Tennessee Pavilion

September 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cruise-in for one of our most revved up events… Whether you’re a hobbyist or just enjoy checking out these classic beauties, it’s a sight to see. Over 50 cars (and their owners) show up to cruise-in and show off their babies. It’s a great opportunity to get under the hood and see these classics up close while enjoying a day at Chattanooga Market.

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