Plan Ahead: October 2021

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October 1-3

Fri., Oct. 1

Outdoors

  • 3rd Annual Clay Shoot | Fri., Oct. 1 | 9 a.m. + 1 p.m. | Benton Sporting Clays, 5244 Upper River Rd., Charleston, TN | $500-1,000 | This event is open to shooters of all experience levels; breakfast + lunch will also be provided — proceeds benefit the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center
  • Tennessee Bike Walk Summit | Fri., Oct. 1 | 7:15 a.m.-4:40 p.m. | Lee University, 340 Church St. NW, Cleveland, TN | $0-150 | This educational + networking experience focuses on discussing bike-related topics from regional planning to bicycle encouragement programs.
  • Clout Trap | Fri., Oct. 1 | 8 p.m.-1 a.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co. | $10 cover | The winning artisting in this showcase + competition will win prizes and a paid performance during Chattanooga Hip-Hop Week.
  • Lodgetoberfest | Fri., Oct. 1-Sat., Oct. 2 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Lodge Cast Iron Factory Store, 220 E. 3rd St., South Pittsburg | Free+ | Enjoy local performances, craft beer, and food + Lodge Cast Iron’s annual warehouse sale.
  • Underwater Pumpkin Carving | Fri., Oct. 1 | 9 a.m. | Tennessee Aquarium River Journey building + virtual | Free | Starting off the aquarium’s ODDtober, this underwater pumpkin carving event will be streamed live via Facebook + you can vote on the winner.

Featured Event

  • Barefoot in the Park | Tonight-Sun., Oct. 10 | 8 p.m. | Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. | $15+ | Neil Simon’s beloved romantic comedy follows a free-spirited bride and her buttoned-down groom learning marriage is no walk in the park in 1960s New York City. Ⓟ

Sat., Oct. 2

  • Junior Ranger Series: Write Your Own Battle Song | Sat., Oct. 2 | 2 p.m. | Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center, 3370 Lafayette Rd., Ft. Oglethorpe, GA | Free | This ranger-led children’s program explores music from the Civil War. 
  • Sunset Cinema in Miller Park | Sat., Oct. 2 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Enjoy a performance from Chattanooga Girls Rock + a showing of “Josie and the Pussycats.”
  • Soddy-Daisy Fall Festival | Sat., Oct. 2 | 9 a.m. | Poe’s Tavern Park, 9817 Dayton Pike | Free admission | This festival will feature family friendly games + activities, food trucks, a pumpkin carving contest, live music, over 25 market vendors, and more.
  • Adventure Van Expo | Sat., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 3 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Camp Jordan Park, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | $10 | This expo features custom vans, music by the Deltaz, food + beer, and van accessories. 
  • Chattanooga Indigenous Pow Wow | Sat., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 3 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m., grand entry at noon | Coolidge Park | Free | This pow wow presented by the Red Path Indigenous Project will feature native + indigenous arts, crafts, food, and music. 
  • The Afternooners | Sat., Oct. 2 | 8-10 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co. | $10 

Sun., Oct. 3

  • Vibes Are Welcome Brunch | Sun., Oct. 3 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Millennial Nail Bar, 818 Georgia Ave. | $30+ | Enjoy this Sunday Funday brunch with a live DJ, food, drinks, and dancing.
  • Goat Yoga on the Farm | Sun., Oct. 3 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Moser Manor Farms, 1649 Kamin Rd. | $25 | Cuddle up with some goats + get your yoga flow on at this 6-acre Hixson homestead.

October 4-10

Mon., Oct. 4

  • Black Professionals @ the Hunter | Mon., Oct. 4 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Hunter Museum | Free, RSVP | This evening’s theme is “Complicated Cultures and Conversations: A Moroccan Artist’s Perspective.”

Tues., Oct. 5

Wed., Oct. 6

  • Amazing Spider Man 75 Signing with Alex Ogle | Wed., Oct. 6 | 4-6:30 p.m. | Infinity Flux, 3643 Hixson Pike | Free | Chattanoogan Alex Ogle is doing a variant cover for Amazing Spider-Man No. 75 + will be signing copies of the comic.
  • EGGcellent Egg Carton Pumpkins | Wed., Oct. 6 | 10:30 a.m. | Collegedale Commons | Free | Decorate an egg carton to look like a pumpkin — stay and play or grab and go.
  • Lunch and Learn: Can I Recycle This? | Wed., Oct. 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Green Spaces, 63 E. Main St. | Donations, RSVP | Ask questions + learn current information about municipal solid waste, recycling, and composting.

Thurs., Oct. 7

  • Music for the Mind Fundraiser | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 7-11 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co. | Any donation | This family-friendly night of music benefits the Alzheimer’s Association of Chattanooga. 
  • Throwback Thursday | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 4-8 p.m. | Hunter Museum | Free, $5 for current exhibitions 
  • FIRESIDE: Outdoor Concert Series | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms | Free | This family-friendly outdoor music series will take place ‘round a campfire, with tonight’s music coming from Lou Wamp and The Bluetastics.
  • Fall Mocktails 101 | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery, virtual | $20 | Learn how to make a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar, and vinegar, and how to combine flavors to create the perfect fall mocktail.

Fri., Oct. 8

Sat., Oct. 9

  • SCCA Pottery & More Market | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Stove Works, 1250 E. 13 St. | Free admission | Enjoy supporting your favorite local potters, artists, and makers by shopping the day away with local food trucks on standby.
  • Artists in Transition – Marketplace | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Edwin Hotel | Free | This artist showcase features currently or recently homeless artists as part of the Artists in Transition program. 
  • Downtown Chattanooga Pedal, Paddle + Picnic | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Pedego Electric Bikes, 157 River St. | $95 | ​​Enjoy a day of pedaling electric bikes along the Tennessee Riverwalk, plant-based picnicking in the park, and paddling down the Tennessee River.
  • Chattanooga Oktoberfest | Sat., Oct. 9-Sun., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. + 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | First Horizon Pavilion | Free | Put on your German garb and enjoy a selection of over 100 seasonal + local beers.
  • Dare to Drag | Sat., Oct. 9 | 9 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $40+ | This event benefiting the Chattanooga Kidney Foundation will feature amateur + professional Drag Queens, plus a special guest — RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Queen Silky Nutmeg Ganache.
  • Last Market on the Left | Sat., Oct. 9 | 7-10 p.m. | The Coffin Company, 2405 Lyndon Ave. | Free+ | A horror-themed art market featuring local vendors, trick ‘r’ treating, and a costume contest.

Sun., Oct. 10

  • Food Truck and Fun Fest | Sun., Oct. 10 | 1-4 p.m. | Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga, 1184 Baldwin St. | $35 | Enjoy live entertainment, 4 gourmet food trucks, and prizes for this festival with proceeds going towards ending homelessness. 
  • From Moon to Womb: Women’s Menstrual Health with Ayurveda | Sun., Oct. 10 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Southern Soul Yoga, 313 Manufacturers Rd. | $45 | Learn the Ayurvedic way to establish and maintain pain-free, healthy periods with this 3-part workshop series that can be purchased together or separately.
  • Drink Up, Game On | Sun., Oct. 10 | 12-5 p.m. | Oddstory Brewing Co., 336 E. MLK Blvd. | Free+ | Bring your own game or take part in the board games, cards, and chess sets available.

October 11-17

Mon., Oct. 11

  • Lee Orchestra Fall Concert | Mon., Oct. 11 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Lee University | Free | Lee University’s Orchestra will perform a full fall concert, with masks required indoors.
  • Toddler Time | Mon., Oct. 11 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | This informal learning program for children ages 18 to 36 months is hosted by the Chattanooga Public Library.
  • Learn to Ride a Bicycle Class | Mon., Oct. 11 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. AND 4-5:30 p.m. AND 6-7:30 p.m. | Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. | Free 
  • Adaptive Cycling | Mon., Oct. 11 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Tennessee Riverpark’s Amnicola Marsh North facility, 2983 Amnicola Hwy. | Free | Individuals with disabilities can learn adaptive cycling with hand cycles, tandem bikes, and 3-wheel cycles — volunteer support bikes are provided by Outdoor Chattanooga.

Tues., Oct. 12

  • Using Tarot to Create Narrative | Tues., Oct. 12 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Chattery, virtual | $20 | In this class, you will learn to use tarot to create a narrative through character development + writing prompts. 
  • Prompt Night: The Dynamics of Timed Writings | Tues., Oct. 12 | 7-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Writers Guild, virtual | Free, RSVP | Receive writing prompts + work on stories and poems with facilitator John C. Mannone.
  • Fall Break Camps | Tues., Oct. 12-Thurs., Oct. 14 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $75 per day, $200 all 3 days | Students in grades 1-5 are invited to spend fall break at the Hunter with 3 days of art-making and fun—all art materials + snacks will be provided.
  • Book of Life: The Pandemic in Chattanooga | Tues., Oct. 12 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Listen in as Chattanooga’s Inaugural Director of Community Health Dr. Mary Lambert discusses the pandemic in Chattanooga.

Wed., Oct. 13

  • USMNT World Cup Qualifiers vs. Costa Rica | Wed., Oct. 13 | 7 p.m. | Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint, 818 Georgia Ave. | Free entry | Join The American Outlaws for burgers, brews + a soccer watch party. ⚽
  • BURN: Autumn Equinox Festival | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Sanctuary Cafe and Performing Arts, 4707 12th Ave. | $20 | This rescheduled event celebrates the beginning of fall with vendors, food, on-site tattoo artists, and fire entertainers.
  • How to Build a Cheese + Charcuterie Board | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $40 | Get tips on buying + choosing the perfect cheeses, how to pair them, and create your own charcuterie board to take home.
  • Agave & Rye Grand Opening | Wed., Oct. 13 | 11 a.m. | 185 Chestnut St. | Price of Purchase | Agave & Rye is a modern tequila + bourbon hall that also offers a unique menu of tacos and desserts.
  • Fall Break Story Time | Wed., Oct. 14 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Edney Innovation Center, 1100 Market St. | Free, RSVP | 2 local educators + authors will share stories, snacks, and activities at this event.

Thurs., Oct. 14

  • Bike and Brew Tour | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 5:30 p.m. | Starts at Five Wits, 1501 Long St. | $29+ | Spend Thirsty Thursday on wheels traveling to various local breweries for tastings — bikes are available for rental during the tours.
  • Sip & Stitch | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Powell Market, 1428 Williams St. | $36 | Enjoy complimentary wine while you learn about various types of stitching in this embroidery workshop.

Featured Event

  • Startup Week Chattanooga | Mon. Oct. 18-Fri., Oct. 22 | Times and locations vary | Free | Startup Week is a 5-day celebration of NOOGA’s entrepreneurial ecosystem + community. Stop by for yoga, tours of need-to-know places, a job fair, pitch events + a local market. Ⓟ 

Fri., Oct. 15

  • Boo in the Zoo | Fri., Oct. 15 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • Chocolate Making 101 | Fri., Oct. 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | The Chattery, virtual | $55 | Learn about the science behind chocolate-making from local biz Cocoa Asante + receive chocolate, a plastic mold, instructions, edible fruit and flowers, parchment papers and piping bags.
  • Chattanooga Motorcar Festival | Fri., Oct. 15-Sun., Oct. 17 | 9 a.m.-10 p.m. | Chattanooga West Village | $0-350 | Enjoy a weekend of cars, racing, food, an assortment of rare + iconic Ferraris, entertainment, and street parties.
  • Havana Nights All In Vs. Cancer | Fri., Oct. 15 | 5:30-10 p.m. | Common House, 1517 Mitchell Ave. | $50+ | Support Real Men Wear Pink + the American Cancer Society with an auction and poker tournament.
  • The Apple Truck | Fri., Oct. 15 | 8-9:30 a.m. | Hamilton Place Mall | $7-100 | Pick up  fresh apples straight from Michigan’s orchards. 

Sat., Oct. 16

  • Between the Bridges Art Festival | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | North Shore Riverfront near the Chattanooga Theatre Center | Free | This event will feature a beer garden, live music, and work for sale from 50 local artists.
  • Boo in the Zoo | Sat., Oct. 16 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • Chattanooga Hip-Hop Summit | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | The Edney, 1100 Market St. | RSVP | This event features educational workshops, panel discussions, info booths, and a hip-hop swap where you can buy, sell, or trade your sneakers, merch, or hip-hop memorabilia. 
  • Mountain Cove Ramble + Potluck Bike Tour | Sat., Oct. 16 | 2:30 p.m. | Meet at Cedar Grove Community Center, W Cove Rd., Chickamauga, GA | $99+ | This 22-mile ride will feature plenty of stops to hang out with goats, check out a local store, and enjoy a community potluck dinner at the end.
  • Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride | Sat., Oct. 16 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park | Free | Enjoy a leisurely-paced bicycle tour through Chickamauga Battlefield while listening to the history from park rangers.
  • Chattanooga Vegfest | Sat., Oct. 16-Sun., Oct. 17 | 12-5 p.m. + 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Donations accepted | Enjoy trying vegan foods from local + regional vendors, and get your name entered in a raffle when you donate.

Sun., Oct. 17 

  • Family Fun Day: Lalla Essaydi | Sun., Oct. 17 | 2-4 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $0-20 | Join the Hunter for a hands-on afternoon of art activities + performances inspired by the work of artist Lalla Essaydi.
  • From Moon to Womb: Women’s Menstrual Health with Ayurveda | Sun., Oct. 17 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Southern Soul Yoga, 313 Manufacturers Rd. | $45 | Learn the Ayurvedic way to establish and maintain pain-free, healthy periods with this 3-part workshop series that can be purchased together or separately.
  • Botanica Plant Bar at OddStory | Sun., Oct. 17 | 1-2:30 p.m. | OddStory Brewing Co. | $25 | Enjoy a drink from OddStory while decorating pots + choosing your own cactus to take home from Botanica Plant Shop.

October 18-24

Mon., Oct. 18

  • Startup Week Southside Lounge + Coworking | Mon., Oct, 18 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | Free, RSVP | Enjoy a free coworking space, recharge stations, and beverages for those attending Startup Week or just looking for a cool place to work for the day.

Tues., Oct. 19

Wed., Oct. 20

  • ChattaNewbies at No Hard Feelings | Wed., Oct. 20 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 806 Broad St. | Free, RSVP | Chattanooga newbies + locals are welcome to join this casual happy hour at the recently-opened No Hard Feelings bar.
  • Oktoberfest Tap Takeover at Kinley Chattanooga | Wed., Oct. 20 | 5-7 p.m. OR 8-10 p.m. | Kinley Chattanooga, 1409 Market St. | $200-600 | Prepare to indulge in a fall-themed 4-course meal, paired with 4 fall beers from Oddstory Brewing Co.

Thurs., Oct. 21

  • Photographic Society of Chattanooga Open House | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. | St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Dr. | Free | Celebrated photographer J. Scott Graham is the guest speaker at this photography event.
  • FIRESIDE: Outdoor Concert Series | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms | Free | This family-friendly outdoor music series will take place ‘round a campfire, with tonight’s music coming from Nicholas Edward Williams.
  • Artful Soiree Under the Stars | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Meet at POMKT, 1428 Williams St. | $150 | After starting at the meeting spot, you’ll be whisked away to a secret location for a fanciful outdoor evening of dinner, drinks, music, and more.
  • Noontunes: Rick Rushing | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Spend your lunchtime jammin’ to tunes and grabbing a bite at food trucks. 🎶
  • Dvorak’s New World Symphony | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium | $25+ | Dvorak’s New World Symphony was inspired by Native American music + African-American spirituals.

Fri., Oct. 22

  • Boo in the Zoo | Fri., Oct. 22 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • “Deep Water” | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7 p.m. | Rock/Creek, 301 Manufacturer’s Rd. | Free | Meet award-winning director Jon Glassberg + watch “Deep Water,” a film about deep water soloing in Vietnam.
  • MasterChef Live! | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre | $28+ | This interactive stage production wll bring the culinary TV shows MasterChef + MasterChef Junior to the Tivoli Theatre.
  • Collegedale Apple Festival | Fri., Oct. 22-Sat., Oct. 23 | Collegedale Commons | Free | Enjoy fresh apples from Merciers Apple Orchard in GA + local vendors, a petting zoo, pony rides, and more.
  • Fall Repertory Show | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Frierson Theatre at Girls Preparatory School, 205 Island Ave. | $15 | Enjoy the Chattanooga Ballet’s inaugural fall repertory show.
  • Agatha Christie’s “The Hollow” | Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Nov. 7 | Times vary | Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. | 20+ | No one does it like Agatha Christie, and “The Hollow” will place you smack in the middle of one of her most cleverly crafted murder mysteries. 🎭Ⓟ

Sat., Oct. 23

  • Tennessee Whiskey Festival | Sat., Oct. 23 | 6 p.m. | Glenn Miller Gardens, Chattanooga Choo Choo | $20+ | Taste whiskey from local distilleries + celebrate Tennessee’s history with the spirit.
  • Lula Laker: Trail Blazer Race | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7:45 a.m. | Lula Lake Land Trust, 5000 Lula Lake Rd. | $50-60 | This race is designed for trail runners with 10k and half marathon courses that utilize Lula Lake’s famous trail systems.
  • Signal Mountain Pie Run | Sat., Oct. 23 | 8 a.m. | Start at Pruett’s Market, 1210 Taft Hwy. | $25+ | If you’re gonna run, at least run with some great views + a pumpkin pie at the finish line.
  • The Third Annual Rock & Rappel | Sat., Oct. 23 | 12-9 p.m. | The Landmark Building & Burr Performing Arts Park, 101 E. Crawford St., Dalton, GA | Free + donation | This event benefits the GreenHouse is a Child Advocacy/Sexual Assault Center in Dalton, Georgia.
  • Boo in the Zoo | Sat., Oct. 23 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • The Boozy Cauldron | Sat., Oct. 23 | 9 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $40 | This 4-part cocktail experience — including the famous buttered beer — will also feature stories surrounding the tavern + the ghosts that still haunt the establishment.
  • Coosa Chiefdom Days | Sat., Oct. 23 | 1-4 p.m. | Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sanctuary Rd. | Free+ | This day offers glimpses into the ancestors of the Coosa Chiefdoms + celebrates Native People coming together and sharing their cultures.
  • Halloween Jazz with Robin Grant & The Standard | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. | $25-35 | Put on your best costume and enjoy a night of Halloween-themed live music.
  • Chickamauga Dam Cleanup | Sat., Oct. 23 | 12-3 p.m. | 5500 Lake Resort Dr., 1st pull-off on the right | Free | RSVP for 2 free slices from Pizza Cortile + bring your own water bottle for a waste-free event. 🏞️
  • Fall Repertory Show | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7:15 p.m. | Frierson Theatre at Girls Preparatory School, 205 Island Ave. | $15 | Enjoy the Chattanooga Ballet’s inaugural fall repertory show.

Sun., Oct. 24

  • A Spooky Pop-Up | Sun., Oct. 24 | 12-5 p.m. | OddStory Brewing, 336 E. MLK Blvd. | Free+ | This event by OddStory + She-Bop will feature tarot readings, succulent pumpkins, food by Cashew, and other local vendors.
  • From Moon to Womb: Women’s Menstrual Health with Ayurveda | Sun., Oct. 24 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Southern Soul Yoga, 313 Manufacturers Rd. | $45 | Learn the Ayurvedic way to establish and maintain pain-free, healthy periods with this 3-part workshop series that can be purchased together or separately.
  • Pumpkin Patch — A Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat | Sun., Oct. 24 | 3-5 p.m. | Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Rd. | Free | Take the kids for a fun afternoon of trunk or treating — there will be cars in costume + a chance to grab lots of loot without leaving the car.
  • International Market and More | Sun., Oct. 24 + Sun., Oct 31st. | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Cooper’s Alley | Free to attend | Each Sunday highlights a different region of the world while supporting local refugee + international artists, ft. art, food, music, activities, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Ⓟ

October 25-31

Mon., Oct. 25

Tues., Oct. 26

  • Waitress | Tues., Oct. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium | $38+ | This touring Broadway musical about an expert pie maker is making its way to Chattanooga.
  • Serial Killer Trivia Night | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8 p.m. | Jack Browns Beer & Burger Joint, 818 Georgia Ave. | Price of purchase | If David Berkowitz + Aileen Wuornos are familiar names to you, this trivia night may be your jam. 🔪

Wed., Oct. 27

  • Waitress | Tues., Oct. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium | $38+ | This touring Broadway musical about an expert pie maker is making its way to Chattanooga.
  • Air Fryer: TikTok Recipes | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Chattery, virtual | $20 | Test out the most popular TikTok air fryer recipes + learn how to make them just right.
  • Main Street Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 27 | 4-6 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Co. | Free | Head to this producers-only, farmers-run market in downtown Chattanooga. 🥬

Thurs., Oct. 28

  • FIRESIDE: Outdoor Concert Series | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 7-9 p.m. | Greenway Farms | Free | This family-friendly outdoor music series will take place ‘round a campfire, with tonight’s music coming from the Stringer’s Ridge Band.
  • Boos and Booze: Halloween Cocktails | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery, virtual | $20+ | Get access to the class only or the class + supplies needed to create cocktails inspired by your favorite Halloween movies like “Hocus Pocus” + “Beetlejuice.”’
  • Noontunes:  Flow Creatives – Halloween Costume Party | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Wear your costume + listen to tunes midday in Miller Plaza.
  • Aquascarium | Thurs., Oct. 28-Fri., Oct. 29 | 4-7 p.m. | Tennessee Aquarium | $8+ | Embark on a treasure hunt through both Aquarium buildings + enjoy the decorations, costumed divers + prefilled candy bags. 🐠

Fri., Oct. 29

  • Boo in the Zoo | Fri., Oct. 29 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • Spooky Halloween Painting | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-8 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $40 | In this beginner-friendly painting class, you’ll be creating a witch-themed acrylic.
  • Hand Crafted Wishes | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-10 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $10+ | This 6th annual event will include unlimited samples of craft beer, cider, wine, spirits, food from local restaurants + a DJ and costume contest.

Sat., Oct. 30

  • Burlaep x SORBA Halloween Bash | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7-11 p.m. | Burlaep Print and Press, 801 E 11th St. | $5+ | Don your best costume + come ready to dance, drink, and party.
  • Boo in the Zoo | Sat., Oct. 30 | 4-8 p.m. | Chattanooga Zoo | $10-15 | This family-friendly celebration is filled with not-so-scary decorations, trick-or-treat stations, scavenger hunts, costume contests, and more.
  • Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9:50 a.m. | “Walk where you are” | Donation-based/Fundraising | Join wherever you are to raise funds for breast cancer research.
  • Pop Up Project’s Fantasy Alley | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Cooper’s Alley | Free | Highly-acclaimed dance nonprofit Pop Up Project will be transforming Cooper’s Alley into a wonderland for their family-friendly performance of “Fantasy”. 🧚Ⓟ
  • All Hallows’ Eve Farm Fest | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-4 p.m. | Crabtree Farms, 1000 E 30th St. | $16 | Have an “all things fall” afternoon full of hayrides, caramel apples, pumpkins, and a costume contest. 
  • The Music of Harry Potter | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium | $28+ | Hey, witches — spend your Halloween weekend listening to the sounds of Harry Potter from the Chattanooga Symphony + Opera.
  • Halloween on the Green | Sat., Oct. 30 | 4-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Green, 191 Chestnut St. | Free | Enjoy live music, games, pumpkin painting, a screening of Disney’s Coco, face painting, balloon animals, candy, glow sticks, and more.
  • Freaker’s Ball | Sat., Oct. 30 | 8 p.m.-2 a.m. | Westbound Bar and Regan’s Place, 24 Station St. | $15 | Dance the night away at this halloween party and costume contest awarding over $1000 in cash and prizes — a ticket purchase includes access to both Regan’s Place + Westbound Bar.
  • Trunk of Treat and “Hocus Pocus” in the Park | Sat., Oct. 30 | 6-8 p.m. | Veterans Park, 9009 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy | Free | Celebrate Halloween with a community-wide trunk or treat + a showing of “Hocus Pocus” on a giant 33′ screen in the park.

Sun., Oct. 31

  • International Market and More | Sun., Oct. 24 + Sun., Oct 31st. | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Cooper’s Alley | Free to attend | Each Sunday highlights a different region of the world while supporting local refugee + international artists, ft. art, food, music, activities, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Ⓟ
  • The Haunted Market | Sun., Oct. 31 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | First Horizon Pavilion | Free | This isn’t just any ol’ market — there will be 2 costume parades for all ages at 12 p.m. and 2pm + fall produce, pumpkins, local art, and unique gifts for early holiday shopping.