PlanAhead: Oct. 2019 — Big Nine Roots Festival, Bill Maher + Seven Bridges Marathon

Week of October 1

October 1

Drink

Grenache Wine Tasting | 6:30 p.m. | Bluff View Art District, 411 E. 2nd St. | Must email or call for tickets

Active/Drink

Run + Pints with Salomon | 5:30-8 p.m. | Rock/Creek (NorthShore) 301 Manufacturer’s Rd. | Free

TryThis

National Night Out at 1885 Grill | 5-9 p.m. | 1885 Grill, 3914 St. Elmo Ave. | Free | National Night Out takes place throughout the country to build partnerships between the police and community. 1885 Grill will have an open Mmc night on the patio, pumpkin painting + the annual corgi parade.

Network

City of Chattanooga Small Business Initiatives Lunch & Learn | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. | Free

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

October 2

Show

An Evening with Hayseed Dixie | 7 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $20

Network/Cause

Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga Voices Luncheon 2019 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. | $75

Cause/Drink

Drink Beer.Save Turtles. | 5-9 p.m. | Barley Chattanooga, 235 E. MLK Blvd. | Free entry, donate here. | This event will benefit the Turtle Survival Alliance’s Bern Tryon Southern Bog Turtle Fund.

Dish

Chili Cookoff | 6-9 p.m. | Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga, 3224 Navajo Dr. | Suggested $5 donation

Network/Learn

7th Annual Voices Luncheon | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. | Donate here |  Proceeds support advocacy of Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga, including work with legislation delegation on passage of laws to protect + advance women and children.

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

October 3

Dish

Ukko Dining Experience | 6:30 p.m. | The Countdown, 3210 Brainerd Rd. | $60 | This is a twelve seat communal dining experience offering a five course tasting menu with beverage pairings

Drink

Grenache Wine Tasting | 6:30 p.m. | Bluff View Art District, 411 E. 2nd St. | Must email or call for tickets

TryThis

First Thursdays on Station St. | 6-10 p.m. | Station Street | Free | Come out to Station Street to enjoy live music, games, and food + drink specials.

Show

2019 Fireside: Outdoor Concert Series | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Rd. | Free | Head to this outdoor music series hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga, which gathers around a campfire at Greenway Farms Park. Lou Wamp and The Bluetastics will be performing this show.

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

October 4

Show

Country Cool Comedy: Karen Mills, Leanne Morgan & Trish Suhr | 8 p.m. | Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre, 399 McCallie Ave. | $26.50-$36.50 

Michael W. Smith: 35 Years of Friends | 7:30 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $21-$78

The Pool: British Invasion Rock and Roll 30th Anniversary Concert | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $15

The White Animals with Walk the West | 9-11:45 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $20

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

Learn

7 Must-Haves for Healthcare Websites | 1:30 p.m. | Cempa Community Care, 1000 East 3rd St. | Free, Register here

October 5

Show

Big 9 Roots Festival | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. MLK Blvd. | Free | The Big 9 Roots Festival highlights + preserves Chattanooga’s rich African American history with music, food + all-day events.

C.W. Stoneking | 8 p.m. | JJ’s Bohemia, 231 E. MLK Blvd. | $10

Bill Maher | 8 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $79-$124.50

Yacht Rock Venue | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $20

Volunteer

Tennessee River Rescue 2019 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Various Locations in Chattanooga | Free | Volunteer at one of the cleanup zones, including Soddy-Daisy Armstrong Creek, Suck Creek Boat Ramp + Blue Ridge.

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Hwy. | Free admission and Parking | Enjoy delicious food, activities, crafts + games at the 30th annual Autumn Children’s Festival.

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

TryThis

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

 

October 6

TryThis

Chattanooga Pride Festival | 1-8 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Free

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Show

Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group | 7 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $54.50-$99.50 

Theory of a Deadman / Scott Stapp | 7 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $30

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival | 1-5 p.m. | Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Hwy. | Free admission and Parking | Enjoy delicious food, activities, crafts + games at the 30th annual Autumn Children’s Festival.

Theatre

UTC Theatre Co. Presents “The Wolves” | 7:30 p.m. | the CSAS Elementary Gymnasiumthe, 865 East 3rd St. | $10-$12

 

Week of October 7

October 7

Cause

 International Day of Girl at 1885 Grill | 4-11 p.m. | 1885 Grill, 3914 St. Elmo Ave. | Free entry | 10% of all sales will be donated to Girls Inc. of Chattanooga

Drink

Canned Wine + Cocktail Tasting | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery at Chattanooga Workspace, 302 West 6th St. | $20

Network

2019 International Business Council Meeting | 5-8 p.m. | The Westin, 801 Pine St. | $35 | Keynote speaker Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Japanese Consul-General, will discuss economic and business relationships between Japan and Chattanooga.  

Film

Spooktacular Mini Film Festival: The Others | 5-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | Free

October 8

Show

Gordon Lightfoot | 8 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $34.50-$99.50

Dirty Mae Ft. Ben Curtis | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Barking Legs Theatre, 1307 Dodds Ave. | $12

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Southern Shindig on the River | 5-8 p.m. | Scottie’s on the River, 491 Riverfront Pkwy. | $10 | This shindig will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a live auction + a raffle drawing for a $700 value at the Edwin Hotel

Network

Networking with an Edge | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Valkyrie Axe Throwing, 45 East Main St.| Free, Register here

Film

Spooktacular Mini Film Festival: The Skeleton Key | 5-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | Free

October 9

Dish/Cause

Slim Pickins: Songbirds Benefit & neighborhood BBQ | 7-9 p.m. | The Crash Pad, 29 Johnson St. | $25 | This neighborhood BBQ and Bluegrass music event will benefit the Songbird’s Foundation’s Guitars for Kids program.

TryThis

Young Adult Fall Hangout | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | RockPoint Church, 2404 Waterhaven Drive | Free | If you’re in your 20-30s and love fall, come out for pumpkin carving, fire pit, s’mores + apple cider!

TN Riverpark Scavenger Hunt | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Hubert Fry Area, Tennessee Riverpark | To register contact Kylee Saunders, [email protected] 

Drink

 The 90s Club Par-TEA | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Polly Claire’s, 6178 Adamson Circle | $22, 99 cents for guests 90+ | Guests over age 90 + their guests are invited to the first 90’s par-TEA with brunch, trivia, bingo, gift bags, prizes + food.

Film

Spooktacular Mini Film Festival: Insidious | 5-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | Free

October 10

Show

Jon Langston | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $15

2019 Fireside: Outdoor Concert Series | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Rd. | Free | Head to this outdoor music series hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga, which gathers around a campfire at Greenway Farms Park. Lew Card will be performing this show.

Drink/Cause

Give Back Night | 5-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Company, 1804 Chestnut St. | $1 off pints | Grab some pints for $1 off and 10% of sales will be donated to the Chattanooga Zoo.

Drink

Witches & Wine | 6-10 p.m. | The Camp House, 149 E. MLK Blvd. | $10-$45 | Get your brooms out + head to Camp House for a variety of wines, hors d’oeuvres, sweets, + bewitching music from DJ MC PRO.

Film

Spooktacular Mini Film Festival: Devil | 5-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | Free

October 11

Show

Langhorne Slim and The Lost at Last Band | 8 p.m. | Walker Theatre, 399 McCallie Ave. | $25

 Ray Wylie Hubbard | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $30-$50

Boy Named Banjo | 9-11:45 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $12-$15

Film

2019 Rocky Horror Picture Show Live | 9 p.m.-12 a.m. | The Honest Pint, 35 Patten Pkwy. |  GA $15

Spooktacular Mini Film Festival: The Ring | 3 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | Free

TryThis

Chattanooga MotorCar Festival | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 801 Broad St. Suite 200 | $35-$145 | This car festival holds unique classic car events tailored to the vintage and historic car collector + racer.

Network/Learn

Live2Lead Chattanooga | 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. | Marriott Downtown, 2 Carter Plaza | $129-$950 | Participants will learn to strengthen their leadership skills + learn from world-class leadership experts at this event.

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

October 12

Drink

Chattanooga Oktoberfest |10 a.m.- 8 p.m. | Chattanooga Market, First Tennessee Pavilion | Free | The 18th annual Chattanooga Oktoberfest includes brats,  four bier gartens featuring over 99 local and season craft brews + the Wurstbrats Oompah Band.

Show

Delbert McClinton | 8 p.m. | Walker Theatre, 399 McCallie Ave. | $37-$47

The Dead Deads with SevenStones and Planet | 9-11:45 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $12-$15

Film

Mama Crunk’s Presents: The Nightmare Before Christmas | 2-5 p.m. | The Countdown Building, 3210 Brainerd Rd. | $8

2019 Rocky Horror Picture Show Live | 9 p.m.-12 a.m. | The Honest Pint, 35 Patten Pkwy. |  GA $15

TryThis

Chattanooga MotorCar Festival | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 801 Broad St. Suite 200 | $35-$145 | This car festival holds unique classic car events tailored to the vintage and historic car collector + racer.

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

October 13

Drink

Chattanooga Oktoberfest |10 a.m.- 8 p.m. | Chattanooga Market, First Tennessee Pavilion | Free | The 18th annual Chattanooga Oktoberfest includes brats,  four bier gartens featuring over 99 local and season craft brews + the Wurstbrats Oompah Band.

Show

Hunter’s Gift: A Musical Tribute with a Message of Hope | 3-9 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $10

Cause/Active

Chattanooga More than Pink Walk | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | McKenzie Arena | Register Here

TryThis

Chattanooga MotorCar Festival | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 801 Broad St. Suite 200 | $35-$145 | This car festival holds unique classic car events tailored to the vintage and historic car collector + racer.

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Week of October 14

October 14

Dish

Nurses Appreciation Breakfast | 7-9 a.m. | Puckett’s Chattanooga, 2 W. Aquarium Way | $6.99 | Nurses can enjoy a $6.99 breakfast buffet with brunch drink specials, enjoy a performance from Ayla Silver + grab door prizes.

TryThis

BumbleBash 4 | 12 p.m.-12 a.m. | 1400 Market St. | $25 | BumbleBash, a nationwide gaming tournament, will also feature the BumbleBear arcade with side tournaments, food, drinks + merch. 

October 15

Cause

Candlelight Memorial Service | 5:30 p.m. |  St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 4300 Locksley Lane | Free | This event will observe the National Month of Remembrance for Pregnancy & Infant Loss with a candlelight memorial service.

Film

Film Screening: Owned: A Tale of Two Americas | 6-9 p.m. | Miller Park | Free, Register here | This film + discussion will focus on the history of segregation in the U.S. housing market and the communities that this history has generated.

Network/Learn

Interview Skills Workshop | 5:30-7 p.m. | Urban League Chattanooga, 730 East MLK Blvd. | Free 

Show

Carnivora, Two Dead Men, Apison Pike + Tempvs | 8 p.m.-12 a.m. | Music Box Ziggy’s Chattanooga, 607 Cherokee Blvd. | $10

Learn

Moccasin Bend Fall Lecture Series | 7 p.m. | IMAX Theatre, 201 Chestnut St. | Free | This lecture series features guest lecturer Dr. James Pate and will discuss stories and experiences related to National Parks, conservation, history + American Indian culture.

October 16

Film

Free Movie in Miller Park | 8-10 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Go to Miller Park to see Toy Story 4, hosted by the City of Chattanooga’s Open Spaces Division

An Evening with Anthony Gomes | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds, 35 Station St. | $20

Cause/Art

The Art of Empowerment | 5:30-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall, 890 Riverfront Pkwy. | $25 | this event will auction works by female artists, feature DJ Sphynx, + include drinks and light bites in support of A Step Ahead Chattanooga. 

October 17

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Dread Hollow 2019 Girls Night Out | Dread Hollow, 321 Browns Ferry Rd. | $22-$40 | The Dread Hollow haunted attraction will offer special discounts and “trick or treats” for the second annual Girls Night Out. 

Photography Society of Chattanooga Open House | 6 p.m. | St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Dr. | Free | Come out and enjoy a night of photography, food + door prizes, plus special guest Ledra Woodlee. 

Show

 Dream Theatre: Distance over Time Tour | 8 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $34.50-$89.50

An Evening with Scott Mulvahill | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $15

2019 Fireside: Outdoor Concert Series | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Rd. | Free | Head to this outdoor music series hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga, which gathers around a campfire at Greenway Farms Park. Stringer’s Ridge Band will be performing this show.

TheBuy

Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Oak Park Town Center, 5756 HWY 153 | Free Entry | Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Event has everything you need for preemie to teen.

Learn

Bedlam: Insanity and Asylums in the 19th Century | 2 p.m. | Chattanooga State, Room 133 of Humanities & Fine Arts Building | Free

October 18

TryThis

Tivoli Theatre Foundation’s Inaugural Annual Gala ft. Alison Krauss | 8:30 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $65-$250

Boo in the Zoo | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. | $10-$15 | This family-friendly event offers trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides + more.

Show

An Evening with David Wilcox | 7-10 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $25

Gangstagrass | 9-11:45 | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $18-$20

Chattanooga Song Circle | 7-9 p.m. | Pax.Breu.Ruim, 516 E. Main St. | Free entry | Listen to some original songs, grab some beer or wine, and enjoy the song circle hosted by Richard Daigle

Film

Mama Crunk’s After Dark, Spooky Scary Edition: Shaun of the Dead | 7-9 p.m. | The Countdown Building, 3210 Brainerd Rd. | Free 

TheBuy

Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Oak Park Town Center, 5756 HWY 153 | Free Entry | Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Event has everything you need for preemie to teen

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

October 19

Dish

○ Flavored Nation | 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. | Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. |$35

Annual Taquiza Taco Festival | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Miller Park | $2 per token: tokens are traded in for tacos | If you like tacos (who doesn’t?), this is your day! Taste the best tacos in Chattanooga + vote for your favorite. 

Cause

Arts for CARES: Opulence! | 7-10 p.m. | Silver Ballroom of the Read House, 107 W. MLK Blvd. | $50-$120 | Opulence! Will feature a variety of arts, including a live performance from Ballet Tennessee and a live piece creation by Nic Perego.

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Chattanooga Water Lantern Festival | 4:30-9:30 p.m. | Chester Frost Park, 2318 Gold Point Circle S. | $25-$40 | The water lantern festival will allow participants to experience thousands of lanterns reflecting light upon the water.

Boo in the Zoo | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. | $10-$15 | This family-friendly event offers trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides + more.

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Maker Day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 4th floor | Free | This event helps kick off Chattanooga’s annual Startup Week, with artists, scientists, builders + more. 

Cause/Pet

Paws in the Park | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | $20-$50 | Paws in the Park is Chattanooga’s largest annual community dog walk to raise money for the humane educational society.

Show

Randall Bramblett Band | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $25

Funk You | 9-11:45 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $12-$15

TheBuy

Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Oak Park Town Center, 5756 HWY 153 | Free Entry | Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Event has everything you need for preemie to teen.

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

Family

Daddy and Me Play Date | 12-3 p.m. | Washington Hills YFD Center, 4628 Oakwood Dr. | Free

October 20

Dish

Flavored Nation | 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. | Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. | $35 | Flavored Nation provides 50 iconic dishes from all 50 states in the U.S made by award-winning chefs from across the country.

Show

Nahko and Medicine for the People | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $27.50-$52.50

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Buskers Festival | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Chattanooga Market, 1826 Reggie White Blvd. | Free | The Chattanooga Market will become a platform for street performers of all kinds, including musicians, jugglers, dancers + artsists.

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Active

2019 Seven Bridges Marathon | 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Coolidge Park, 150 River St. | $17-$250

Network

PEF Teacherpreneur Pitch Night | 4-6 p.m. | Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall, 890 Riverfront Pkwy. | Free | This event will help kick off Startup Week + features several Hamilton County educators pitching their ideas to implement innovative programs into their classrooms.

Week of October 21

October 21

Talk

StartupWeek: Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Your Business | 10-10:50 a.m. | Adventure Sports Innovation, 191 River St. | Free, register here 

TheBuy

Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Oak Park Town Center, 5756 HWY 153 | Free Entry | Duck-Duck-Goose Chattanooga Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Event has everything you need for preemie to teen.

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 Worship Night at the Camp House | 7-9 p.m. | The Camp House, 149 E. MLK Blvd. | Free

October 22

Network

TVFCU Pitch Night | 6 p.m. | Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. MLK Blvd. | Free

ForSeniors

Dinner and a Movie | 5:30-7 p.m. | Ashwood Square Retirement Community, 7683 Shallowford Rd. | Free, RSVP: 423-208-9995 | Join the Ashwood Square retirement community for dinner and a showing of “A Star is Born”

TheBuy

Athleta Store Opening | Oct. 22-24 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 2115 Gunbarrel Rd. | Free Entry | Head to the opening of Athleta for a chance to get swag bags, raffle prizes, gift cards + juice.

Drink/Learn

Rank Your Brew | 6:30-8 p.m. | Chattanooga brewing company, 1804 Chestnut St. | Free, register here | Learn about ranked choice voting while enjoying a beer flight + munchies.

October 23

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○ Falltoberfest | 4-6 p.m. | Main St. Farmers Market, 522 West Main St. | Free

Startup Showdown | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Camp House, 149 East MLK Blvd. | Free, Register here | See this annual pitch competition between LAUNCH CHA entrepreneurs during Startup Week Chattanooga.

Film

Free Movie in Miller Park | 8-10 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Go to Miller Park to see Ghostbusters (1984), hosted by the City of Chattanooga’s Open Spaces Division

Family

Free Family Night Skate | 6-9 p.m. | Hamilton Skate Place, 7414 Goodwin Rd. | Free | Enjoy free skating + free skate rental at Hamilton Skate Place to celebrate National Roller Skating Month. 

October 24

Show

2019 Fireside: Outdoor Concert Series | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Rd. | Free | Head to this outdoor music series hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga, which gathers around a campfire at Greenway Farms Park. Randy Steele will be performing this show.

Chattanooga Symphony: Miraculous Mandarin | 7:30 p.m.  | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $21

Levitt Amp Music Series | 7-10 p.m. | Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 East MLK Blvd. | Free

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Drink & Discover: Weird Science | 7-10 p.m. | Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St. | $15-$25 | Adults 21+ can come dressed in their Halloween costumes for weird science + drinks after hours. 

Learn

Q Commons Chattanooga 2019 | 7-9 p.m. | The Camp House, 149 East MLK Blvd. | $20 | This event combines curated live presentations from three local speakers with nationally broadcasted talks from Malcolm Gladwell, Francis Chan & Rebekah Lyons.’

October 25

Family

AquaScarium | 4-8 p.m. | Tennessee Aquarium, 1 Broad St. | $8-$45 | Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for this trick-or-treat event at the Aquarium.

River City Sessions at Lula Lake | 3-7:30 p.m. | Lula Lake Land Trust, 5000 Lula Lake Rd. | $10-$15, children free | This cool venue provides a unique concert experience, complete with hayrides, trick or treating + a costume parade.

Show

Caleb Lee Hutchinson | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $10-$15

Nick Lutsko | 8 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $20

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Boo in the Zoo | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. | $10-$15 | This family-friendly event offers trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides + more.

 Haunted Trail at Enterprise South Nature Park | 6-10 p.m. | Enterprise South Nature Park | 190 Still Hollow Loop Rd. | $20

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

October 26

Arts

Spooktacular Sculptures in the Sky | 12-6 p.m. | Sculpture Fields, 1800 Polk St. | Free

TryThis

○ Chattanooga’s Circus Spectacular | 6 p.m. | Inversions Circus Arts & Performance Center, 2315 Cannon Ave. | $15

Boo in the Zoo | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave. | $10-$15 | This family-friendly event offers trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides + more.

 Haunted Trail at Enterprise South Nature Park | 6-10 p.m. | Enterprise South Nature Park | 190 Still Hollow Loop Rd. | $20

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Freakers Ball | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Songbirds, 35 Station St. | $10-$75 | This Halloween party will have a huge costume contest with prizes of up to $4,000, cocktail specials, music + more.

Pet

Barktoberfest & Meowlloween Party | 4-9 p.m. | McKamey Animal Center | $5

Show

EG Kight Trio | 7-9 p.m. | Songbirds North, 35 Station St. | $15-$17

Atreyu’s 20th Year Anniversary Tour | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $25-$50

Theatre

House on Haunted Hill | 7:30 p.m. + 11:59 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave., LaFayette GA | $12-$16

Theatre/Holiday

House on Haunted Hill Costume Contest| 11:59 p.m. | The Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga Ave. | RSVP here | Back Alley Productions is hosting a costume contest during their closing performance + the first prize winner will receive a free season pass to Back Alley Productions’ 2020 season.

Film

Frightening Ass Film Fest | 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m. | Stone Cup Cafe, 208 Frazier Ave. | $45 | Come to this frightening film fest to watch scary movies like Wrinkles the Clown, The Furies + After Midnight.

October 27

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Chattanooga’s Circus Spectacular | 6 p.m. | Inversions Circus Arts & Performance Center, 2315 Cannon Ave. | $15

2019 Fall Festival | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Hunter Museum of Art | Free | Enjoy this midday pumpkin painting event, complete with live music and family activities. 

Rocktoberfest | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Rock City Gardens | $14.95-$26.95 | Rocktoberfest will include German food, music, German heritage guided tours of the gardens + more.

Show

Straight No Chaser | 7 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $39.50-$62.50

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac | 7:30 p.m. | Walker Theatre, 399 McCallie Ave. | $35-$45

Family

The Haunted Market | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | First Tennessee Pavilion | Free | Head to the Chattanooga Market for two costume contests, fall produce, pumpkins + local art.

The Magic of Literacy | 3-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. | Free GA | Come out to this Harry Potter-inspired event on Platform 9 ¾ with costumed characters and photo ops, fantastic beasts, butterbeer + house sorting.

Active

Avondale 5k Color Fun Run | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Carver Recreation Center, 600 N Orchard Knob Ave. | $20-$22

Week of October 28

October 28

TryThis

Tremont’s Little Shop of Trivia Horror | 8-10 p.m. | Tremont Tavern, 1203 Hixson Pike | Free

Show

Jacuzzi Boys | 9 p.m.- 12 a.m. | JJ’s Bohemia, 231 East MLK Blvd. | $10

Arts/Drink

Paint n Sip Wine Glass Painting | 7-9 p.m. | Virgola Italian Wine and Oyster Bar, 608 Georgia Ave. | $20 | Create your own hand-painted wine glass while enjoying a glass of wine (for inspiration). 

Network

October Networking Lunch | 12-1:30 p.m. | The Edney, 1100 Market St. | $15 | Join La Paz to network + learn about TVA’s efforts to celebrate their Latinx employees and citizens.

October 29

Show

The Simon and Garfunkel Story | 7:30 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | $25-$65

White Reaper with Nude Party, Wombo, and Charles Irvin | 8-10:45 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $15-$18

Film

John Carpenter’s “Halloween” Screening | 8 p.m. | Palace Theatre, 818 Georgia Ave. | $10 | Come see the digitally restored + remastered “Halloween” at the Palace Theatre. 

Holiday

 Spooky Stories | 6-8 p.m. | Star Line Books, 1467 Market St. | Free | Bring your favorite Halloween themed poem, book, or short story to this themed event.

October 30 

Show

 Of Montreal with Locate S,1 | 9-11 p.m. | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $22-$25

Film

Film Night in Cooper’s Alley | 8 p.m.-12 a.m. | Cherry St. | Free | Cooper’s Alley will be screening the movie “Us” on this night. 

Free Movie in Miller Park | 8-10 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Go to Miller Park to see Beetlejuice, hosted by the City of Chattanooga’s Open Spaces Division

Cause

Changemaker Meetup | 7:30-9 p.m. | Mojo Burrito, 3950 Tennessee Ave. | Free, Register here | This meetup is for local animal activists to meet each other and reach out to McDonald’s regarding their chicken welfare policies.

TryThis

Halloween “House” Party | 6-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Fire and Police Training Center, 3200 Amnicola Hwy. | Free | This House party will have trick or treating, games, costume contests + more

Chattanooga Pipes and Drums Outdoor Practice | 7-9 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Free | Come out to watch this Chattanooga pipe band practice + get more info about joining if you’re interested.

Office Furniture Warehouse Open House | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1900 Stuart St. | Free | Office Furniture Warehouse is hosting this open house to showcase the First Responder, a bulletproof piece of furniture designed to provide a safe haven during an active shooter situation.

Family

2019 Fall Festival for Kids | 6 p.m. | New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 139 East 25th St. | Free | This event will teach kids how important it is to stay in school, be on time for school + will explain Halloween.  

Drink

All Treats no Tricks Halloween Tea | 11 a.m. | Polly Claire’s, 6178 Adamson Circle | $22

October 31

Show

Lenox Hills with Okey Dokey | 9-11:45 | Songbirds South, 35 Station St. | $10-$12

Holiday

Second Annual Halloween on the Square | 6-8 p.m. | Cambridge Square, TN, 9453 Bradmore Ln., Ooltewah | Free | Come out to Cambridge Square for trick-or-treating + dinner. 

Trunk or Treat | 6:30-8 p.m. | Woodland Park Chattanooga, 6735 Standifer Gap Rd. | Free 

Halloween day Feature Film: Hocus Pocus | 6-7:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 2nd floor | free 

Drink

All Treats no Tricks Halloween Tea | 11 a.m. | Polly Claire’s, 6178 Adamson Circle | $22 

Mad Priest Great Triduum | Oct 31.-Nov. 2 | 7 a.m.-2 a.m. | The Mad Priest, 719 Cherry St. | Free entry | Celebrate Mad Priest’s one year anniversary with a three day party

Drink/Holiday

London Calling Haunted Underground | Oct. 31- Nov. 2 | 5 p.m.-2 a.m. | London Calling, 715 Cherry St. | Free Entry | Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for the chance to win a $200 bar tab, drawn at midnight.