PlanAhead: August 2021

August 2-8

Mon, Aug 2

Learn

  • Make Your Own Dream Pillow | Mon., Aug. 2 | 6 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $25 | Learn about how herb-filled pillows can induce sweet dreams.

ForKids

  • CFC Soccer Day Camp | Mon., Aug. 2-Thurs., Aug. 5 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Cleveland T. Grimes Soccer Complex | $20-150 | 7-14 year old soccer players are welcome to join this camp.

TryThis

  • Improv Auditions | Mon., Aug. 2 | 8 p.m. | Barking Legs Theater | Free | Get your improv on + audition for the theater — all levels are welcome, but experience is preferred. 
  • Monday Game Night | Mon., Aug. 2 | 5 p.m. | Chattanooga Cigar Club | Price varies | Upgrade your game night with cocktails, cigars + hookah.

Outdoors

  • Chattanooga Grotto Monthly Meeting | Mon., Aug. 2 | 7-8 p.m. | Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. | Free | Cavers unite in this monthly meeting where everyone — experienced or not — is welcome.
  • Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels | Mon., Aug. 2 | 8-10 a.m. | Community Kitchen | Volunteers can provide ride support to homeless individuals learning to bike + become more active. 

Show

  • Monday Night Blues Jam with Rick Rushing | Mon., Aug. 2 | 8-10 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Company, 1208 King St. | Soothing music from Rick Rushing and guest artists is the perfect cure for the Monday night blues.

Tues., Aug. 3

Cause

  • 100+ Women Chattanooga Quarterly Meeting | Tues., Aug. 3 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | The Feed Co. Table & Tavern | Free | Join 100+ Women Who Care Chattanooga for a night of giving back to the community.ForKids

ForKids

  • Family Fun Day | Tues., Aug. 3 | 6-10 p.m. | Miller Park | $5-25 | A Haiwaiian theme, face painting + food vendors are all in store for your family fun time.

Outdoors

  • Kayak Polo | Tues., Aug. 3 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave. | Free | Kayak Polo is a competitive game that combines water polo with kayaking — it’s best for moderately experienced paddlers. 

WaterCooler

Wed., Aug. 4

Network

  • Basecamp | Wed., Aug. 4 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Waterhouse Pavilion | Free | Try a coworking day with several professionals from across the city that features complimentary lunch + a post-work happy hour. 

TryThis

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Wed., Aug. 4 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.

Learn

Thurs., Aug. 5

Cause

  • NVR TXT & DRV DAY | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 11 a.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Take the pledge to never text + drive at this event that features live music, free food, and cash prizes.

Network

  • Downtown Chamber Council Meeting | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 7:30-9 a.m. | Holiday Inn & Suites Chattanooga Downtown, 434 Chestnut St. | $15 | Join the Chamber Council for a morning of professional networking.
  • East Ridge Council Meeting | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | East Ridge Community Center, 1512 Tombras Ave. | $12

Arts

  • Throwback Thursday | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 4-8 p.m. | Hunter Museum | Free 
  • Ballet Esprit: Modern Dance Performance | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $20 | Enjoy modern dance from the Ballet Esprit inspired by the current exhibition Power, Passion & Pose: Photographs by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory.

TryThis

  • Crayola-graphy 101 | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 6-7:45 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $25 | Learn hand lettering with Crayola markers + make a cute first day of school sign.
  • Soul Train Nights | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 8-10 p.m. | Cooper’s Alley | Free | Get groovy in a soul train dance line — this month’s theme is the 80s. 
  • Reno Collier | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | The Comedy Catch | $12-14 | Reno Collier is best known for his work with Larry the Cable Guy as well as several national comedy tours.

Dish

  • FEED’s 6th Anniversary Party | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | The FEED co. Table & Tavern | Price varies | Join the party to enjoy the all day happy hour + live music.

Outdoor

  • Nickajack Bat Cave Tour | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Nickajack Lake | $10-20 | Catch a peek of bats flying for their nightly feedings at dusk.

Show

  • Jacob Evans with Ariel Omarzu | Thurs., Aug. 5 | 7 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. | $10 | Jacob Evans is an up and coming performer from Savannah, GA. 

WaterCooler

Fri., Aug. 6

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Fri., Aug. 6 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.’

Show

  • Reno Collier | Fri., Aug. 6 | 7:30 + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch | $12-14 | Reno Collier is best known for his work with Larry the Cable Guy as well as several national comedy tours
  • Nightfall | Fri., Aug. 6 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Enjoy live music from Kamani + NuBreed Band.
  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Fri., Aug. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

Cause 

  • Back To School Community Day | Fri., Aug. 6 | 2-7 p.m. | Highland Park Commons, 2000 Union Ave. | Free | The Chattanooga Free Store is offering kids clothes from babies to teens,help with applying for social programs that aid families + food.

WaterCooler

Outdoors

  • Bat Cave Adventure | Fri., Aug. 6 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Nickajack Cave Wildlife Refuge, Mapleview Rd | $45 | Take a short paddle + catch a peek of bats flying for their nightly feedings at dusk.

TryThis

  • Night Market | Fri., Aug. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Company | Price varies | Shop a curated collection of local + handmade goods, food, and more.

Digs

  • Cloudland Station Designer Showcottage Event | Fri., Aug. 6-Sun., Aug. 8 | Fri. 4-7 p.m., Sat. 12-7 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m. | 9862 GA-193, Chickamauga, GA | $12 | Tour The Mountain Laurel — a unique home created in collaboration with Harrison Design and Cloudland Station — presented by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine + ft. 8 of the region’s top interior designers. 

Sat., Aug. 7

Cause

  • Greens for Green Steps | Sat., Aug. 7 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Real Roots Cafe | Free | Enjoy plant-based eats + live music at this fundraising event. 

Learn

  • Intuitive Floral Design – Centerpiece Workshop | Sat., Aug. 7 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Joli Jardin Flower Shop, 1263 Market St. | $150 | Students will leave this workshop with their own floral arrangement, vessel, and a PDF for future floral design practice.
  • Digital Strategy 101 | Sat., Aug. 7 | 1-2 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $18 

ForKids

  • Family Fun Day in the Riverfront | Sat., Aug. 7 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Chattanooga Green, 191 Chestnut St. | Free | Get some family time outside with this event, featuring kite building + lawn games.  

Active

  • Missionary Ridge Road Race | Sat., Aug. 7 | 6-9:30 a.m. | Bragg Reservation, 169 South Crest Rd. | $15-18 | This 4.7 mile road race offers stunning views of the Missionary Ridge neighborhood. 

Show

  • Scenic City Sound Live | Sat., Aug. 7 | 11 a.m. | Tennessee Aquarium | Free | Jam out to the Scenic City Sound, a band with a focus on the sounds of the 60s and 70s + classic jazz and old standards.
  • Walker Hayes with Tigirlily | Sat., Aug. 7 | 8 p.m. | The Signal | $20 | Enjoy a night of country music with this concert. 
  • Movement Sessions: Spice | Sat., Aug. 7 | 10 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co.,1208 King St. | $15 | Dance along to Tulum inspired sets by DJ O. Diggs, Brandoname, and Mystery Box.
  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sat., Aug. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

Outdoors

  • Pedal to Paddle Adventure | Sat., Aug. 7 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Pedego Chattanooga, 157 River St. | $95 | This immersive outdoor experience allows you to explore the heart of the city.
  • Sharpshooting along “The River of Death” | Sat., Aug. 7 | 2 p.m. | Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center, 3370 Lafayette Rd | Free | This ranger-led caravan tour examines the role of sharpshooters during the Battle of Chickamauga. 
  • Mountain to Town Downhill Bicycle Adventure | Sat., Aug. 7 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. | $25 | This beginner-friendly, guided ride takes you on an adventure from Lookout Mountain to downtown Chattanooga.

ForKids

  • Back-to-School Bash | Sat., Aug. 7 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | First Horizon Pavilion | Free | Families can receive free backpacks + school supplies — all while celebrating the new school year. 

TryThis

  • The Dinner Detective | Sat., Aug. 7 | 6-9 p.m. | Hotel Indigo Chattanooga Downtown, 300 W 6th St. | $59.99 | Solve a murder mystery while you enjoy 3-course dinner — beware, you may find yourself as the prime suspect.

Sun., Aug. 8

TryThis

  • Artful Yoga With Tania Aldana Aguilar | Sun., Aug. 8 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $5 | This in-gallery yoga class is BYO-yoga mat.
  • Goat Yoga on the Farm | Sun., Aug. 8 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Moser Manor Farms, 1649 Kamin Rd. | Cuddle with a goat before flowing into downward dog — mats provided

ForKids

  • Back to School Bash | Sun., Aug. 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Brainerd Baptist Church | Free | Celebrate the end of summer + the beginning of the new school year with inflatables, games, door prizes, and more. 

Show

  • Soul Sundays in the Park | Sun., Aug. 8 | 2-6 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Enjoy live music from Terrance Simien + the Zydeco Experience. 
  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sun., Aug. 8 | 2:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

Active

  • Rock Climbing at the Walnut Wall | Sun., Aug. 8 | 6-9 p.m. | Walnut Wall, Coolidge Park | Free | Try a night of rock climbing at Walnut Wall, which overlooks the Tennessee River.

August 9-15

Mon., Aug. 9

Volunteer

  • Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels | Mon., Aug. 9 | 8-10 a.m. | Community Kitchen | Volunteers can provide ride support to homeless individuals learning to bike + become more active. 

Outdoors

Tues., Aug. 10

Learn

  • Supporting Your Immune System – Heart Healthy Lentils | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $35 | Learn about the health benefits of lentils and cook gluten free, dairy free + vegan meals.
  • Real Estate Career Night | Tues., Aug. 10 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Keller Williams Greater Chattanooga Realty, 7158 Lee Hwy. | Learn how to get your real estate license in TN + GA. 

Show

Outdoors 

  • Kayak Polo | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave. | Free | Kayak Polo is a competitive game that combines water polo with kayaking — it’s best for moderately experienced paddlers. 
Arts
  • Brushstrokes and Sips | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. | $35 | This event is “not your ordinary paint and sip” — it’s a full party. :art:
Active
  • Joggers and Lagers | Tues., Aug. 10 | 6-7 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Co., 1804 Chestnut St. | Free+ | Take part in a 5K with other runners + end the night with a $10 burger and beer meal, plus $1 off pints for all runners. :athletic_shoe:

Wed., Aug. 11 

Learn

  • Introduction to Conflict Resolution | Wed., Aug. 11 | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $35 | Learn to better your interpersonal communication skills with Vincent Phipps, the Attitude Amplifier. 
  • Unveiled Vow Writing Class | Wed., Aug. 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Unveiled Bridal Studio, 707 Cherry St. | $20 | Make vow writing a little less daunting with this workshop.

Outdoors

  • Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class | Wed., Aug. 11 | 6-7 p.m. AND 7-8 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave | First class free | Novices + experts alike will learn how to safely paddle up whitewater.
  • Volunteer Trail Day | Wed., Aug. 11 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | 29 Mt Olive Rd., Lookout Mountain | RSVP | Help Lula Lake Land Trust bench cut + hand dig sections of its new network of trails.

Show

  • Marbin, Live at JJ’s | Wed., Aug. 11 | 8 p.m. | JJ’s Bohemia, 231 E M L King Blvd. | $15 | Marbin is a jazz-rock band with founders from Israel.

TryThis

  • Barley Hanging On – Comedy Open Mic | Wed., Aug. 11 | 8-10 p.m. | Barley Chattanooga, 235 E M L King Blvd. | See local + regional comedians’ new material and headliner Rayna Cahill.
  • Self-Guided Visit | Wed., Aug. 11 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, 400 Garden Rd. | $15 donation

Thurs., Aug. 12

Active

  • City Sweat | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Free | Join fitness coach + owner of Still Life Fitness Darryl Eubanks in an hour-long workout. 

Learn 

Network

  • Luau Thursday Social | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 5:30-9 p.m. | Berkshire Hathaway, 100 Tremont St. | Free | This rooftop party features food + drinks.

ForKids

  • Free Family Night | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Creative Discovery Museum | RSVP | Explore CDM’s new exhibit The Great Indoors after hours.

Show

  • “Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth | Thurs., Aug. 12 | 7:30 | The Comedy Catch | $12-14 | Hollingsworth won first place in the March Comedy Madness Competition + was a finalist in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition.

Fri., Aug. 13

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Fri., Aug. 13 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.

TryThis

  • Bachata Night Dance | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | East Ridge Presbyterian Church, 4919 Court Dr. | $5+
  • Dark Humor Comedy Revue | Fri., Aug. 13 | 8 p.m.-12 a.m. | JJ’s Bohemia, 231 E. M L King Blvd. | $7 | Watch (and gasp) at regional comics saying the worst things.
  • Social + Group Dance Class | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Dance Tonight Chattanooga, 46 E Main St. | $5-20 | This event starts with a group class for beginners and is followed by a dance social.
  • Dread Hollow Scare-Actor Audition | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7 p.m. | Dread Hollow, 321 Browns Ferry Rd. | Free | Get your scare on + act your heart out.

Show

  • Theresa Caputo | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | $39-89 | Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium | See what the Long Island Medium can communicate to you.
  • Nightfall | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Enjoy live music from Hogslop String Band + The Other Brothers.

Arts

  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Fri., Aug. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

Sat., Aug. 14

TryThis

  • Altered Book Journaling | Sat., Aug. 14 | 1-3 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $38 | Get creative by making a published book your own + exploring several journal styles.
  • The Three Sisters: Their Legacy in Native Culture | Sat., Aug. 14 | 2-3 p.m. | Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, 200 Moccasin Bend Rd | Free | Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park presents a ranger-led program exploring the unique horticulture practice of the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash
  • FarleyCon Comic Book Expo | Sat., Aug. 14 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Camp Jordan Arena | $10-20 | This expo features special guests, comics, toys, artists, authors + panels.
  • Recess with Spunk Magazine | Sat., Aug. 14 | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | Riverview Park, 1857 Riverview Rd. | $10-15 | Celebrate the release of Spunk Magazine’s newest issue with an adult back-to-school field day.

Film

  • Good Guys Family Movie Night | Sat., Aug. 14 | 6 p.m. | Brainerd Crossroads, 4011 Austin St. | $5 | Enjoy Pixar’s Up with your family + get a chance to win raffle prizes. 
  • Sunset Cinema in Miller Park | Sat., Aug. 14 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Enjoy Dolittle under the stars with critters from the Chattanooga Zoo.

Show

  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sat., Aug. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.
  • Jazz in the Park | Sat., Aug. 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Free | Groove to smooth jazz from The Flow Creatives.
  • Riverfront Nights | Sat., Aug. 14 | 7-10 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Free | Enjoy live music from Over Easy + The Weeks.

Learn

  • Upcycled Oven Mitts with Natalie Baxter | Sat., Aug. 14 | 1-4 p.m. | Stove Works, 1250 E 13th St. | Free | Learn + use basic hand sewing to make oven mitts out of an old pair of jeans with fiber artist Natalie Baxter.

Cause

  • Neighborhood Connect: Family Day Activity | Sat., Aug. 14 | 12-6 p.m. | The Edney Innovation Center | Donation varies | This event helps connect families within marginalized communities through intergenerational + fun-filled activities.
  • Soil Collection and Paint Making Demo | Sat., Aug. 14 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Brainerd Farmers Market, 20 Belvoir Ave. | Free | Help create murals for Gaining Ground Grocery by collecting soils that will be transformed into paint.

Health

  • Community Health Fair | Sat., Aug., 14 | 12 p.m. | 627 E. 11th St. | Free | This event features free COVID-19 vaccines, free HIV & HCV testing + more.

ForKids

  • Youth Glow Night & Dance Party | Sat., Aug. 14 | 7-10 p.m. | Sanctuary Cafe and Performing Arts, 4707 12th Ave. | $15-20 | Kids 17 and younger will enjoy face painting, dance + limbo contests, and refreshments.

Sun., Aug. 15

Show

  • Soul Sundays in the Park | Sun., Aug. 15 | 2-6 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Enjoy live music from The Baylor Project.
  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sun., Aug. 15 | 2:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

TryThis

  • Water For Life | Sun., Aug. 15 | 1-4 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Free | Learn more about the significance of the community’s water system by tasting, touching, and experiencing all things water.
  • Book Swap | Sun., Aug. 15 | 2-4 p.m. | Hutton & Smith Brewing Co., 431 E. ML King Blvd Ste. 120 | Free | Bring a book + exchange it for any book you’d like from someone else.

ForKids

  • Family Clay Workshop: Handprint Vase | Sun., Aug. 15 | 2-4 p.m. | Scenic City Clay Arts, 301 E. 11th St. | $20 per family (up to 3 people) | Come together and make a memorable family keepsake.

August 16-22

Mon., Aug. 16

Network

  • Black Professionals @ The Hunter | Mon., Aug. 16 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Hunter Museum | RSVP | This event features performances from local Black artists, networking, and treats from Black culinary entrepreneurs.

Learn

  • Home Canning 101 | Mon., Aug. 16 | 1-3 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $12 | All interested food preservers will get an overview of safe canning methods + equipment. 
  • Beginner Handlettering | Mon., Aug. 16 | 6-8:15 p.m. | UT Extension, 6183 Adamson Cir.| $45 | All supplies are included in this modern calligraphy basics workshop.

Volunteer

  • Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels | Mon., Aug. 16 | 8-10 a.m. | Community Kitchen | Volunteers can provide ride support to homeless individuals learning to bike + become more active. 

Tues., Aug. 17

Learn

Outdoors

  • Kayak Polo | Tues., Aug. 17 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave. | Free | Kayak Polo is a competitive game that combines water polo with kayaking — it’s best for moderately experienced paddlers. 

WaterCooler

Show

  • Village Green 60th Birthday Party | Tues., Aug. 17 | 4:30-9:30 p.m. | Village Green Town Center, 201 SW Keith St., Cleveland, TN | Celebrate with an outdoor BBQ + enjoy live music from several artists.

Wed., Aug. 18

Active

Network

  • ChattaNewbies | Wed., Aug. 18 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Hotel Indigo, 300 W. 6th St. | Free | Mingle with newbies + locals at this casual happy hour.

Thurs., Aug. 19

Arts

  • Studio Sessions: Cyanotype | Thurs., Aug. 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $20-25 | Learn about cyanotype photography in this outdoor workshop — supplies provided.

Show

Fri., Aug. 20

Show

  • Hinder | Fri., Aug. 20 | 8 p.m. | The Signal | $20 
  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Fri., Aug. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.
  • Tim Hughes Jazz Quartet | Fri., Aug. 20 | 8-10 p.m. | Fountainhead Taproom, 1617 Rossville Ave. | Price of purchase | Enjoy brews + live jazz from the Tim Hughes Quartet.
  • Nightfall | Fri., Aug. 20 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Enjoy live music from Radio Free Honduras + Telemonster.
  • Working: A Musical | Fri., Aug. 20-Sat., Sept. 5 | Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. | $15+ | This musical tribute salutes the everyday American worker — the teacher, the trucker, the waitress — and the reward of taking pride in one’s work, no matter how humble, ft. songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked). 

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Fri., Aug. 20 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.

TryThis

  • West Coast Swing — Instruction + Dance | Fri., Aug. 20 | 6:45-9:30 p.m. | Dance Tonight Chattanooga, 46 E. Main St. | $20 | Learn 20 minutes of West Coast Swing Steps followed by 20 minutes of dancing, repeated throughout the evening.

Learn

Sat., Aug. 21

Learn

  • Creating a Boho Rainbow Quilt | Sat., Aug. 21 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Online | $24 | Melissa de Leon Mason teaches you how to make quilting your own by exploring the rainbow motif in this workshop. 

TryThis

  • Blippi The Musical | Sat., Aug. 21 | 2 p.m. | Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium | $29-69 | Your kids will enjoy this lively + educational show.
  • Almost a Full Moon Kayak Tour | Sat., Aug. 21 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. | $35 | Guides will lead a peaceful paddle to watch the colorful skyline as the sun sets and the moon illuminates the lake.
  • Summer Taco & Tequila Crawl | Sat., Aug. 21 | 12-5 p.m. | Edley’s, 205 Manufacturers Rd. Ste. 110 | $25-38 | Stroll through North Shore eating tacos + enjoying drink specials.

Show

  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sat., Aug. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.
  • Riverfront Nights | Sat., Aug. 21 | 7-10 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Free | Enjoy live music from Randy Steele + End of the Line.

Film

  • Sunset Cinema in Miller Park | Sat., Aug. 21 | 7:30-11 p.m. | Miller Park | Free | Enjoy a showing of West Side Story with food from local vendors.

Active

  • NPS Battlefield Bicycle History Tours | Sat., Aug. 21 | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center, 3370 Lafayette Rd. | Free | This leisurely 4-mile bike ride is led by National Park Service rangers who will talk about the history of the battles in the areas in view.

Sun., Aug. 22

Arts

  • Family Fun Day: Power, Passion & Pose | Sun., Aug. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | Hunter Museum | $20 | This family event offers hands-on + creative activities inspired by the museum’s current exhibition.

Show

  • The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill | Sun., Aug. 22 | 2:30 p.m. | UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. | $15-25 | This modern interpretation of the classic realist play is showing all month.

TryThis

  • Full Moon Kayak Tour | Sun., Aug. 22 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. | $35 | Guides will lead a peaceful paddle to watch the full moon illuminate the lake.

August 23-29

Mon., Aug. 23

Learn 

  • Effective Brain Dumping | Mon., Aug. 23 | 6-8 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $18 | Improve productivity + unlock creativity in this class. 

Volunteer 

  • Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels | Mon., Aug. 23 | 8-10 a.m. | Community Kitchen | Volunteers can provide ride support to homeless individuals learning to bike + become more active.

Active

Tues., Aug. 24

Learn

  • Branding 101 | Tues., Aug. 24 | 6-7 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $18 | Learn how branding goes beyond just a logo.

Outdoors

  • Kayak Polo | Tues., Aug. 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave. | Free | Kayak Polo is a competitive game that combines water polo with kayaking — it’s best for moderately experienced paddlers.

WaterCooler

Wed., Aug. 25

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Wed., Aug. 25 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.

Learn

Dish

  • Instant Pot Freeze Ahead Meals | Wed., Aug. 25 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $28 | Learn both Instant Pot + freezing basics in this cooking class. 

Show

WaterCooler

Thurs., Aug. 26

Arts

Show 

TryThis 

  • Enneagram 101: An Introduction to the Enneagram System | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 6-8 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $30 | Enjoy complimentary happy hour beverages while discovering more about the widely-discussed Enneagram personality system.
  • Chalkboard Lettering 101 | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $35 | Learn 10 tricks to make a creative + dimensional chalkboard. 
  • Chattanooga Margarita Festival | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 6-9 p.m. | First Horizon Pavilion | $39 | 20 local restaurants will bring their A-game + best margarita recipe for you to try.

Network

  • ArtsBuild AfterWork | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Stove Works, 1250 E. 13th St. | Free | This mixer highlights a safe and creative space to come together to enjoy live music and celebrate + share the arts in the community.

Outdoors

  • Sunset Kayak with Tennessee River Gorge Trust | Thurs., Aug. 26 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Meet at TVA Boat Ramp, Raccoon Mountain Rd. | $50 | Join Outdoor Chattanooga + Tennessee River Gorge Trust on this beginner-friendly kayak tour of the Tennessee River Gorge at sunset — equipment provided.

Fri., Aug. 27

Show

  • Band of Horses with Faline | Fri., Aug. 27 | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal | $35
  • Nightfall | Fri., Aug. 27 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Miller Plaza | Free | Enjoy live music from Bonnie Bishop + Brandy Robinson.

Active

  • Therapeutic Flow Yoga: Open + Connect | Fri., Aug. 27 | 10-11 a.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $15 | This flow yoga class focuses on using breathwork + movement to guide self-acceptance.

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  • Couple’s Massage 101 | Fri., Aug. 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $70 | These tickets cover 2 people — friends and significant others alike — who want to learn more about how to properly massage others. 
  • Late Skate | Fri., Aug. 27 | 6-11 p.m. | Chattanooga Skate Park | Free | Skate and disco the night away at this event, which features local brews + food, a DJ, and a vintage market.

WaterCooler

Sat., Aug. 28

Show

  • Ben Van Winkle & The Figment Chamber Ensemble | Sat., Aug. 28 | 7 p.m. | The Walker Theatre | $25-50 | This composition will be accompanied by dancing, theatrics + live projections.
  • Jazz in the Park | Sat., Aug. 28 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Coolidge Park | Free | Groove to smooth jazz from The Flow Creatives.
  • Riverfront Nights | Sat., Aug. 28 | 7-10 p.m. | Ross’s Landing | Free | Enjoy live music from Caleb Johnson & The Ramblin’ Saints, Barefoot Nellie & Co. + Bonepony.

Learn

  • Learn to Skateboard | Sat., Aug. 28 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Chattanooga Skate Park | Free | Beginners: get ready to shred + learn skateboarding basics.
  • Planting Your Fall Garden | Sat., Aug. 28 | 1-2:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $18
  • Aromatherapy Make and Take | Sat., Aug. 28 | 1-2:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $30 | Learn the benefits of essential oils + make your own aromatherapy bath salt, massage oil, and lip scrubs.

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Arts

Sun., Aug. 29

Outdoors

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Mon., Aug. 30

Volunteer

  • Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels | Mon., Aug. 30 | 8-10 a.m. | Community Kitchen | Volunteers can provide ride support to homeless individuals learning to bike + become more active.

Tues., Aug. 31

WaterCooler

Outdoors

  • Kayak Polo | Tues., Aug. 31 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Warner Park Pool, 1105 McCallie Ave. | Free | Kayak Polo is a competitive game that combines water polo with kayaking — it’s best for moderately experienced paddlers. 

Learn

  • Soap Making 101 | Tues., Aug. 31 | 6-8:30 p.m. | The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave. | $45 | Learn the chemistry + nourishing benefits behind homemade soap.