James and Kim’s Weekend Bright Spots! Events you don’t want to miss!

Guitar Chattanooga at the Chattanooga Market

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.

When: Sunday, July 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.

How much: Free

 

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 and above. (Cash or checks only, please)

After purchasing tickets, theater goers can place lawn chairs. Many patrons go to eat at a Signal Mountain restaurant, showing their ticket stubs when they return. Many get pizza or nachos at the Playhouse concession stand. Picnics are allowed as well. For additional information, go to smph.org, the Signal Mountain Playhouse

page on Facebook, email signalmountainplayhousde@gmail.com; or call 423-763-7219.

 

 

Movies in the Park at Coolidge

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.

When: Saturday, July 7, 9 p.m.

Where: 150 River St.

How much: Free

 

Chattanooga Lookouts: The Zooperstars

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.

When: Saturday, July 7, 7:15 p.m.

Where: 201 Power Alley

How much: $7-$10

 

Nightfall: Albert Cummings

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.

When: Friday, July 6, 7 p.m.

Where: 850 Market St.

How much: Free

 

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 and above. (Cash or checks only, please)

After purchasing tickets, theater goers can place lawn chairs. Many patrons go to eat at a Signal Mountain restaurant, showing their ticket stubs when they return. Many get pizza or nachos at the Playhouse concession stand. Picnics are allowed as well. For additional information, go to smph.org, the Signal Mountain Playhouse

page on Facebook, email signalmountainplayhousde@gmail.com; or call 423-763-7219.

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