PlanAhead: November 2020—Your Chattanooga events calendar

It’s officially November, the month of stretchy sweatpants, cozy sweaters, and our favorite comfort foods. We’ve got you covered on some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to make your November a great one. 🍲

Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in the following events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.

Week of November 2

Sunday, Nov. 1

Holiday

Treat Street To Go | Sunday, Nov. 1 | 3-5 p.m. | Hixson United Methodist Church parking lots, 5301 Old Hixson Pike | Free | This trunk or treat experience will also feature carnival games that can be played from the safety of your car.

Show

Bobby Stone Film Series: The Shawshank Redemption | Sunday, Nov. 1 | 2 p.m. + 6 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. | 2 p.m. $12, 6 p.m. $12 | Watch The Shawshank Redemption at the Tivoli through the Bobby Stone Film Series. Seating is limited capacity + social distanced.

TryThis

Outdoor Marketplace | Sunday, Nov. 1 | 12-5 p.m. | Yoga Landing, 2414 Sydney St. | Free entry | This outdoor marketplace will feature local vendors, live bluegrass music, Sunnyside coffee, and free yoga (register here).

Monday, Nov. 2

Network

Networking at Taco Mac | Monday, Nov. 2 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Taco Mac, 423 Market St. | Free Entry | Enjoy a casual networking setting + discounted draft beers and wings on the outdoor patio beside Panera Bread. Show up when you’re able. 

Tuesday, Nov. 3

Civic

Roll to the Polls for FREE with Bike Chattanooga | Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 12:01 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. | Any Bike Chattanooga Kiosk around the city | Free | Bike Chattanooga is providing free trips for all Chattanoogans to their polling stations around the city to provide everyone with an equal opportunity to vote

Arts

Wilkerson Works Painting Class | Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 5-7 p.m. | Wildflowers, 716 Mississippi Ave. Signal Mountain | $70, Message Wildflowers to secure your spot  | This “you can too” class taught by Atlanta artist Leah Wilkerson will consist of creating custom canvas paintings and the chance to order stationary of your own design. 

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Drink

IPA All Day | Wednesday, Nov. 4 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Naked River Brewing Co., 1791 Reggie White Blvd. | Prices vary | Enjoy $1 off of all draft IPAs in-store throughout the whole day.

Arts

Wilkerson Works Painting Class | Wednesday, Nov. 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Wildflowers, 716 Mississippi Ave. Signal Mountain | $70, Message Wildflowers to secure your spot | This “you can too” class taught by Atlanta artist Leah Wilkerson will consist of creating custom canvas paintings and the chance to order stationary of your own design. 

Active

Run OBC Pub Run | Wednesday, Nov. 4 | 6 p.m. | OddStory Brewing Co., 336 E MLK Blvd. | Join for a three-mile run across the Chattanooga bridges + enjoy pint night prices at OddStory. Wear masks to the meet-up and while ordering, take off while running.

Thursday, Nov.  5

Drink/Cause

The BIG Happier Hour | Thursday, Nov. 5 | 7-8 p.m. | virtual | $50+ | This virtual happy(er) hour will feature a meal delivered to your door, a class on how to make your own cocktail, and more. Ticket sales + donations for the event will go towards Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga. 

Drink

OddStory’s First Stein Night | Thursday, Nov. 5 | 4-9 p.m. | OddStory Brewing Co., 336 E MLK Blvd. | $5-$13 | Bring your own stein, and OddStory will fill it with beer. For 10-16 oz. steins, low gravity beers will be $5 and high gravity will be $8. For 20+ oz. steins, low gravity will be $8 and high gravity will be $13.

TheBuy

Riverview’s Holiday Open Houses | Thursday, Nov. 5-Saturday, Nov. 7 | 5 p.m. | Danshire Market and Design, 1307 Hanover Street | Free entry | This holiday open house with Danshire Market and Design + Mustard Seed Gifts will feature discounts, treats, music, and more.

Arts

Throwback Thursday | Thursday, Nov. 5 | 4-8 p.m. | Hunter Museum of Art, 10 Bluff View Ave. | $5 | Enjoy the permanent + new special exhibit, “The F Word—We Mean Female!” for a reduced price and free for museum members. 

Friday, Nov. 6 

Show

Anniversary Concert with Darrell Scott | Friday, Nov. 6 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Barking Legs Theatre Garden, 1307 Dodds Ave. | $100 | This concert marks Barking Legs Theatre’s 27th anniversary and will feature multi-instrumentalist + singer-songwriter Darrell Scott. Ps— your ticket includes wine service. 

”The Tennessee Tramp” Comedy Show | Friday, Nov. 6 | 7:30 p.m. + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18-$19 | Janet Williams—otherwise known as the Tennessee Tramp— will share her views on marriage, divorce, men, and women. 

Live Music with Zech Dallas | Friday, Nov. 6 | 7-9 p.m. | The FEED Co., 201 W. Main St. | Free | Local songwriter and singer Zech Dallas provides the perfect relaxing music paired with food and drinks.

TheBuy

Night Market | Friday, Nov. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Co., 1804 Chestnut St. | Free Entry | Night Market will feature vintage + handmade goods, food, and more from over 20 local vendors. Masks will be required.

Theatre

Lobby Hero | Weekends Friday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 22 | Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2:30 + 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m. | Chattanooga Theatre Center MainStage, 400 River Street | $15-$25 | This play follows the security guard of a NYC apartment building who is drawn into a murder investigation.

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Sacred Space Circle | Friday, Nov. 6 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | $20 | Chattanooga local Rosetta Greer provides a comforting space during this stressful time. These circles are designed to provide a safe space to open up and find comfort and support from others.

First Friday at Reflections Gallery | Friday, Nov. 6 | 5-8 p.m. | 1635 Rossville Ave. | Free | This event features local art work paired with tasty margaritas. Enjoy tasteful art paired with delicious drinks.

Saturday, Nov. 7

TheBuy

Holiday Open House | Saturday, Nov. 7-Sunday, Nov. 8 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Vinterest Southside, 2121 Chestnut St.; Vinterest Antiques: Hixson, 2105 Northpoint Blvd. | Free Entry | Vinterest Southside’s holiday open house will feature giveaways, storewide sales, vendor demos, and more. 

Show

”The Tennessee Tramp” Comedy Show | Saturday, Nov. 7 | 7:30 p.m. + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18-$19 | Janet Williams—otherwise known as the Tennessee Tramp— will share her views on marriage, divorce, men, and women. 

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After Hours Dance Party | Saturday, Nov. 7 | 11:30 p.m. – 3 a.m. | Mayan Kitchen, 507 Broad St. | Free, Register | This late-night dance party is paired with Latin and Pop music to keep the night going into the morning. Paired with tequila, this is guaranteed to be a party.

A Tasty Vegan Meal for the Holidays | Saturday, Nov. 7 | 1-2 p.m. | Virtual | $25 | This virtual course teaches you the basics for creating vegan meals for the holidays. This is the perfect course to create holiday meals for family or learn vegan meals for yourself.

Sunday, Nov. 8

TheBuy

Holiday Market at OddStory Brewing Co. | Sunday, Nov. 8 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | OddStory Brewing Co., 336 E Mlk Blvd. | Free Entry | OddStory is showcasing local makers, creatives, and small business owners at this Holiday Market taking place in the tap room. 

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Open Streets | Sunday, Nov. 8 | 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. | Riverfront Parkway, from Power Alley to E Aquarium Way | Free | Riverfront Parkway from Power Alley to East Aquarium Way will be closed for people to enjoy the riverfront without worry for traffic + cars. Bring a picnic, ride your bike, throw a frisbee, or just enjoy the outdoors.

Arts

All Creatures Great and Small Pet Portrait Painting | Sunday, Nov. 8 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 301 East. 11 St. | $265 | This two day workshop hosted by Cindy Procious will lead students through the steps of painting their beloved pets. Students will recreate their favorite pet picture in this virtual course.

WaterCooler

Tennessee Titans Watch Party | Sunday, Nov. 8 | 12 p.m. | Parkway Pourhouse, 801 Riverfront Pkwy. | Free Entry | Cheer on the Titans as they face the Bears at Parkway Pourhouse. Social hour at 12, pre-game chug at 12:55, and kickoff at 1. Bring your mask.

Week of November 9

Monday, Nov. 9

Learn

Bookkeeping Basics for Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups | Monday, Nov. 9 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | This online webinar covers 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes + solutions to overcoming them.

Flooring Basics | Monday, Nov. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | $25 | This Women’s Repair Zone workshop will teach participants the steps of how to replace flooring.

TryThis

Series: Mindfulness 201 | Five-week course beginning Monday, Nov. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | $135 | The Center for Mindful Living is hosting this 5-week mindfulness course on tools + practices to strengthen your mindfulness practice.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Cause

6th Annual Fill the Boot Fundraiser | Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Café on the Corner, 826 Scenic Hwy., Lookout Mountain | Donations accepted | This year’s fill the boot fundraiser will be a drive-through where attendees can pick up their to-go boxes of food + make a donation for Lookout Mountain’s fire department to purchase helmets for all of the firefighters. 

Show

Danimal and Friends on The Back Porch | Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 7-10 p.m. | 29 E. Station St. | Artists Danimal Pinson, Jessica Nunn, and Ian Assmusan will perform Chattanooga made music on the back porch of Backstage Bar, paired with food and drinks. 

Arts

Santa Stocking Class | Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Ready Set Sew, 3444 Ringgold Rd. | $49.99 | This class will teach you how to assemble a pre-quilted santa stocking fabric panel

Outdoors

Lucas Oil Tournament of Champions | Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 7 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dayton Ramp at Chickamauga Lake | $40, Entry Info | This fishing tournament on Chickamauga Lake will award the first-prize winner $10,000. You must meet one of five qualifications to participate in the competition.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Drink

Whiskey 101: Whiskey Tasting Class | Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 6 – 8:30 p.m. | Puckett’s, 2 West Aquarium Way | $29 | Puckett’s is hosting their first annual Whiskey University tasting class. The class will educate you on 8 different types of whiskey with samples provided.

Holiday

Veteran’s Day Free Community Concert | Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | Doubletree Hotel Chattanooga, 407 Chestnut St. | Free, Reserve | The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera is putting on its annual free Veteran’s Day concert at the Doubletree Hotel. Seats must be reserved.

Veterans Eat Free | Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Drake’s Chattanooga, 7338 McCutcheon Rd. | Free | All veterans and active duty military with proof of service will receive a complimentary meal at Drake’s Chattanooga on Veterans Day.

Learn

Introduction to Product Photography | Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. | Virtual | $20 | This virtual course walks students through the essentials of online marketing through product photography. In this course, you will learn the traits for successful marketing just in time for the holidays.

Thursday, Nov. 12

Learn

Interview with author Ron Rash | Thursday, Nov. 12 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Register | Join the Southern Lit Alliance for an interview with author Ron Rash discussing his latest book “In the Valley.”  

Show

Killer Beaz Comedy Show | Thursday, Nov. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $17-$22 | Beaz recently finished his third season guest starring on the Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners and is coming to Chattanooga. 

Dish

Cajun Cooking Night | Thursday, Nov. 12 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Virtual | $0-$30 | Join Girls Inc. for this virtual cajun cooking night to learn how to make grilled shrimp skewers and baby back ribs. Purchase a child or adult-sized apron to complete the experience. 

TryThis

Hope for the Holidays | Thursday, Nov. 12 | 5:30 – 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | This virtual course is aimed to assist in the stress of losing a loved one during the holiday season. Marriage and family therapist, Susan Latta, has over 38 years of experience and aims to provide relief this holiday season. 

Friday, Nov. 13

Show

Killer Beaz Comedy Show | Friday, Nov. 13 | 7:30 p.m. + 9:45 p.m.  | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $17-$22 | Beaz recently finished his third season guest starring on the Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners and is coming to Chattanooga. 

Larry Fleet | Friday, Nov. 13 | 8 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $20-$25 | Larry Fleet is a Chattanooga-based country singer + released his debut album, Workin’ Hard, on Nov. 8.

Sam Bush and The Travelin’ McCoys | Friday, Nov. 13 | 7 p.m. | 399 McCallie Ave. | $32-$45 | This Kentucky native performs his signature blue grass sound with his band, the Travelin’ McCoys.

Arts

Girls Night Out | Friday, Nov. 13 | 7-9 p.m. | Painting With a Twist, 1309 Panorama Dr. | $38-$46 | BYOB + bring your friends out for a night of painting, snacking, and drinking. Give your group’s name in the special request box when signing up so you can all be seated together.

Dish

The Brunch Box Pop-Up at Mad Priest | Friday, Nov. 13 | 7 a.m.-1 pm. | Mad Priest Coffee Roasters, 3399 Wilcox Blvd. | Prices Vary | Head to Mad Priest’s drive-thru to pick up coffee + brunch from The Brunch Box food truck.

 

Saturday, Nov. 14

Show

10,000 Days: A Tribute to Tool | Saturday, Nov. 14 | 8:30 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $20-$25 | Tables, seats, and sections must be reserved + purchased together for each party at this TOOL tribute concert. 

Killer Beaz Comedy Show | Saturday, Nov. 14 | 7:30 p.m. + 9:45 p.m.  | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $17-$22 | Beaz recently finished his third season guest starring on the Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners and is coming to Chattanooga.

Blackberry Smoke | Saturday, Nov. 14 | 3 p.m. | AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley | $37.50+ | This socially-distanced show will take place on AT&T Field and features the rock, blues, country, and folk-inspired band Blackberry Smoke. 

Pet

Fall Adoption Event | Saturday, Nov. 14 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Ark Pet Spa and Hotel, 7760 E Brainerd Rd. | Prices Vary | McKamey Animal Center is bringing several of their adoptable dogs to the Ark for this fall adoption event. Adoption fees include microchipping, spay or neutering, vaccinations, heartworm testing, and more.

Learn

UTC Civil War Press Symposium | Thursday, Nov. 12 – Saturday, Nov. 14 | 9 a.m. | Virtual | Free | This virtual event is UTC’s 28th annual Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression. Join in advance by emailing your name, affiliation, email, cell phone number, and Zoom ID to the contact information linked above.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Arts

Brushes & Brunch at The Pottery Place | Sunday, Nov. 15 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | The Pottery Place, 103 Cherokee Blvd | prices vary based on party size | At this hands-on workshop, guests are invited to bring their own snacks and drinks and enjoy painting and sipping on their favorite drink. 

TryThis/WaterCooler

Afternoon with Tim Tebow | Sunday, Nov. 15 | 4 p.m. | Redemption to the Nations Church, 1908 Bailey Ave. | $25 | Spend an afternoon with Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow as he speaks at Redemption to the Nations Church.

Show

Beethoven & Mahler | Sunday, Nov. 15 | 3-4 p.m. | DoubleTree Hotel Chattanooga, 407 Chestnut St. | $15-$25 | Listen as the CSO’s wind performers play Beethoven’s Sextet and Mahler’s Adagietto, among others.

Learn

Painting Cabinets like a Pro | Sunday, Nov. 15 | 3-5 p.m. | Virtual | $45 | This Women’s Repair Zone workshop taught by Nancy Arellano will teach you how to jazz up your kitchen or bathroom cabinets to look like they’ve just been bought.

Week of November 16

Monday, Nov. 16

TryThis

Flower Centerpiece Worksop | Monday, Nov. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Tennessee Riverplace, 3104 Scenic Waters Ln. | $65 | Create a beautiful Thanksgiving or fall centerpiece for your table.

Active

Community Day at Whitebelt Crossfit | Monday, Nov. 16 | 5:45 a.m.-8 p.m. | Whitebelt Crossfit, 8142 E Brainerd Rd. | Enjoy a free crossfit class on community day at Whitebelt Crossfit. Classes are 1 hour long at take place at 5:45 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. 

Learn

Master(mind) Your To-Do List | Monday, Nov. 16 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | $15 | Learn how to approach your to-do list with less anxiety + be more productive during this one-hour class from The Chattery. 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Active

LIFT Thanksgiving Shootout | Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 10 a.m. | Council Fire Golf Club, 100 Council Fire Dr. | $1,000/team | Raise funds for LIFT Youth Center Inc. at this Thanksgiving golf shootout. The event will also feature a silent auction, Chick-fil-A box lunch, and more. 

TryThis

Intermediate Tango Group Class | Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 7:30-8:10 p.m. | Ballroom Magic Dance Center at G2G Salsa Studio, 2255 Center St. | $15 | No partner is necessary for this tango class, but a bit of tango skills are.

Exterior Maintenance: For Homes Without an Instruction Manual | Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | $20 | This online class will teach you how to keep your home in great condition and avoid expensive repairs down the road.

Outdoors/Learn

TRGT Live: The Next Generation | Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Register | Join this panel discussion with next-generation conservationists concerning issues like public access, land acquisition, and more.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18

TryThis

Walker Farm Pioneer Days 2020 | Wednesday, Nov. 18 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Audubon Acres, 900 North Sanctuary Rd. | $7.50, email to make reservation | Travel back in time to the 1800s during this living history event. Reservations + masks are required during this year’s event. 

Dish/Learn

DIY Charcuterie Board Plating | Wednesday, Nov. 18 | 6-8 p.m. | Pinspiration Chattanooga, 2275 Gunbarrel Rd. | $85 | Whether it be for a fall picnic or a holiday treat, make your best charcuterie board yet at this plating class. The workshop includes one bar drink and appetizers.

Dish

The Brunch Box Pop-Up at Mad Priest | Wednesday, Nov. 18 | 7 a.m.-1 pm. | Mad Priest Coffee Roasters, 3399 Wilcox Blvd. | Prices Vary | Head to Mad Priest’s drive-thru to pick up coffee + brunch from The Brunch Box food truck.

Show

Wednesday Jazz in the Lounge at Barking Legs Theater | Wednesday, Nov. 18 | 8 – 10 p.m. | Virtual | Free | This virtual show features regional jazz musicians and brings their soothing sounds right to your living room.

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

TryThis

Walker Farm Pioneer Days 2020 | Thursday, Nov. 19 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Audubon Acres, 900 North Sanctuary Rd. | $7.50, email to make reservation | Travel back in time to the 1800s during this living history event. Reservations + masks are required during this year’s event. 

Fall ChattaBOOga Ghost Walk | Thursday, Nov. 19 | 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. | 700 Chestnut St. | $8.99 – $19.99 | Enjoy a tour along one of America’s most haunted cities. Tour the Scenic City on foot and experience the many pre-Civil War haunted places.

Show

3D Comedy Open Mic | Thursday, Nov. 19 | 8 p.m. | 231 E. MLK Blvd. | $5 | 10 comedians will perform at this outdoor, open mic event. Each ticket purchased includes a voucher for one free drink. 

Learn

Empower Energy Saving Workshop | Thursday, Nov. 19 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Register | This free online event will teach you easy, low and no-cost ways to save energy.

 

Friday, Nov. 20

TheBuy

Night Market | Friday, Nov. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Chattanooga Brewing Co., 1804 Chestnut St. | Free Entry | Night Market will feature vintage + handmade goods, food, and more from over 20 local vendors. Masks will be required.

TryThis

Walker Farm Pioneer Days 2020 | Friday, Nov. 20 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Audubon Acres, 900 North Sanctuary Rd. | $7.50, email to make reservation | Travel back in time to the 1800s during this living history event. Reservations + masks are required during this year’s event. 

Beastly Feast | Friday, Nov. 20 | 6-8 p.m. | The Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N Holtzclaw Ave. | $6-$16 | Learn about and watch the natural eating habits of the zoo’s carnivores while you drink + eat alongside them.

2020 Christmas Special Dinner Train | Friday, Nov. 20 | 7 – 9 p.m. | Tennessee Valley Railroad, 4119 Cromwell Rd. | $90 | This four course meal takes place in a restored 1924 dining car and takes you on an excursion through urban east Chattanooga.

Show

Corey Smith (acoustic) | Friday, Nov. 20 | 8 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $40 | Purchase a ticket for a standing room 10-pack, balcony seated 5-pack, or standing room 6-pack. 

Thai Rivera Comedy Show | Friday, Nov. 20 | 7:30 + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18 | Thai has performed his “politically incorrect” comedy nation+worldwide.

Saturday, Nov. 21

ForKids

North Pole Limited Train Ride | Saturday, Nov. 21 | Various times, starting at 5:30 p.m. | Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Rd. | $35 | Take your family on a train ride to the North Pole, with refreshments and the chance to write a letter to Santa that you can deliver once you reach the North Pole. 

Show

Steel Panthers | Saturday, Nov. 21 | 7 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $40-$50 | Enjoy this heavy metal show put on by the Steel Panthers in one of the many seating pod options. 

Thai Rivera Comedy Show | Saturday, Nov. 21 | 7:30 + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18 | Thai has performed his “politically incorrect” comedy nation+worldwide.

ForKids

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Saturday, Nov. 21 | 11 a.m. + 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga on Sat. + Sun. with virtual hands-on activities for kids.

Film

TVFCU Community Movie Night | Saturday, Nov. 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Northwest Georgia Amphitheatre, 220 Catoosa Circle | Free | This outdoors, socially-distanced family movie night will show the holiday movie “Home Alone.” Only the first 250 vehicles will be allowed in.

Sunday, Nov. 22

Active

The Nut Gobbler Bike Race | Sunday, Nov. 22 | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | Enterprise South Nature Park, 190 Still Hollow Loop | $50-$65 | This mountain biking race features a variety of categories for kids, adults, pros, and novices to all take part in the race.

ForKids

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Sunday, Nov. 22 | 11 a.m. + 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga on Sat. + Sun. with virtual hands-on activities for kids.

Dish

Whitebird Brunch | Sunday, Nov. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Whitebird, 102 Walnut St. | Prices Vary | This combination of food, drinks, and exceptional service provides the perfect spot for brunch with friends and family.

Week of November 23

Monday, Nov. 23

TryThis

Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights | Monday, Nov. 23 | 4-9 p.m. | 1400 Patten Rd. Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 | $16.95 – $29.95 | During the 26th anniversary of Rock City’s enchanted lights, enjoy Rock City brighter than before. This sight-filled event is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit.

TryThis

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Monday, Nov. 23 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga. Today is a commemoration of the fight at Orchard Knob.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

TryThis

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Tuesday, Nov. 24 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga. Today is a commemoration of the Battle of Lookout Mountain.

Wednesday, Nov. 25

Show

Pat Dixon Comedy Show | Wednesday, Nov. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18 | After getting his start in comedy at The Comedy Catch, Pat moved to NYC where he created + hosts the only comedy podcast based entirely on crime, The NYC Crime Report.

Open Mic Night at Wanderlinger | Wednesday, Nov. 25 | 8 – 11 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Company, 1208 King St. | Free 21+ | Local musicians are able to display their talent, paired with food and drinks. Those signing up to perform must bring their own equipment due to COVID-19.

TryThis

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Wednesday, Nov. 25 | 11 a.m. + 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga. Today is a commemoration of the Battle of Missionary Ridge.

Thursday, Nov. 26

Active

2020 Grateful Gobbler 5k | Thursday, Nov. 26 | 8-11 a.m. | Virtual | $15-$35 | The annual Grateful Gobbler 5k will take place virtually this year on Thanksgiving morning. 100% of proceeds will benefit Maclellan Shelter for Families and homeless services. 

Sportsbarn Turkey Trot | Thursday, Nov. 26 | 8-11 a.m. | Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | $40 | This 8k turkey trot is taking place at Camp Jordan with some precautions in place for COVID-19. You can also take part in a month-long virtual Turkey Trot here.

Show

Thursday’s with the D | Thursday, Nov. 26 | 7-9 p.m. | 1208 King St. | Free 21+ | Artist Danimal Pinson provides the perfect mix of music to enjoy alongside drinks and food with an additional two dollars off for those with a governmental ID. Enjoy classical music with food and drinks.

Friday, Nov. 27

ForKids

North Pole Limited Train Ride | Friday, Nov. 27 | Various times, starting at 5:30 p.m. | Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Rd. | $35 | Take your family on a train ride to the North Pole, with refreshments and the chance to write a letter to Santa that you can deliver once you reach the North Pole. 

Gingerbread Workshop | Weekends Friday, Nov. 27-Sunday, Dec. 20 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St. | $55 for non-members | Create the most festive or fun gingerbread house with candy and gingerbread supplied by the museum while enjoying hot cocoa, holiday music, and cookies. 

Show

Pat Dixon Comedy Show | Friday, Nov. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18 | After getting his start in comedy at The Comedy Catch, Pat moved to NYC where he created + hosts the only comedy podcast based entirely on crime, The NYC Crime Report.

Neon Moon | Friday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $20-$25 | This 90s tribute country band will cover songs by several 90s country artists like Travis Tritt, Brooks & Dunn, and more.

TryThis

157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga | Friday, Nov. 27 | 11 a.m. + 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Commemorate the 157th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga. Today is a commemoration of The Battle of Ringgold Gap.

Black Friday Open House on the Bluff | Friday, Nov, 27 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bluff View Art District, 411 E 2nd St. | Free Entry | This European-inspired outdoor holiday market will feature local chefs, bakers, coffee roasters, and a French chocolatier creating holiday treats for the season.

Saturday, Nov. 28

ForKids

North Pole Limited Train Ride | Saturday, Nov. 28 | Various times, starting at 5:30 p.m. | Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Rd. | $35 | Take your family on a train ride to the North Pole, with refreshments and the chance to write a letter to Santa that you can deliver to the big man himself once you reach the North Pole. 

Gingerbread Workshop | Weekends Friday, Nov. 27-Sunday, Dec. 20 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St. | $55 for non-members | Create the most festive or fun gingerbread house with candy and gingerbread supplied by the museum while enjoying hot cocoa, holiday music, and cookies. 

Learn

Surviving an Active Shooter Training Seminar | Saturday, Nov. 28 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Hilton Garden Inn Chattanooga Hamilton Place, 2343 Shallowford Village Dr. |  $19.99 | This event will provide participants with skills to survive an active shooter incident 

Show

The Steel Woods | Saturday, Nov. 28 | 8 p.m. | The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St. | $35-$50 | This Nashville-based southern, bluegrass, Americana R&B band will perform a socially-distanced show at the Signal. 

Pat Dixon Comedy Show | Saturday, Nov. 28 | 7:30 + 9:45 p.m. | The Comedy Catch, 29 Station St. | $18 | After getting his start in comedy at The Comedy Catch, Pat moved to NYC where he created + hosts the only comedy podcast based entirely on crime, The NYC Crime Report.

TheBuy

Collegedale Christmas Market | Saturday, Nov. 28-Sunday, Nov. 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Collegedale Commons, 4881 Swinyar Dr. | Free Entry | Collegedale’s Christmas Market will feature hot cocoa, a wood-burning fire, and nearly 75 vendors.

Sunday, Nov.  29

ForKids

North Pole Limited Train Ride | Sunday, Nov. 29 | Various times, starting at 5:30 p.m. | Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Rd. | $35 | Take your family on a train ride to the North Pole, complete with refreshments and the chance to write a letter to Santa that you can deliver once you reach the North Pole. 

Gingerbread Workshop | Weekends Friday, Nov. 27-Sunday, Dec. 20 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St. | $55 for non-members | Create the most festive or fun gingerbread house with candy and gingerbread supplied by the museum while enjoying hot cocoa, holiday music, and cookies. 

TheBuy

Collegedale Christmas Market | Saturday, Nov. 28-Sunday, Nov. 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Collegedale Commons, 4881 Swinyar Dr. | Free Entry | Collegedale’s Christmas Market will feature hot cocoa, a wood-burning fire, and nearly 75 vendors.

Week of November 30

Monday, Nov. 30

Holiday

Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights | Monday, Nov. 30 | 4 – 9 p.m. | Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Rd. | $16.95 – $29.95 | During the 26th annual Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights, experience the views of Rock City like never before and enjoy the holiday lighting, which gets you in the Christmas spirit. 

TryThis

Outdoor Wreath, Garland, and Centerpiece Making | Monday, Nov. 30 | 1:15-3:45 p.m. | Bees on a Bicycle, 1909 Market St. | $38-$48 |  Design and create your own wreath, garland, or centerpiece with supplies and tips provided by Bees on a Bicycle. 

Outdoors

Van Tour with Ranger Ronnie | Monday, Nov. 30 | 1 + 2 p.m. | Betty Dunn Nature Center, Fall Creek Falls State Park | $10 1 p.m.$10 2 p.m. | Take a scenic tour of Fall Creek Falls with Ranger Ronnie to see all of the park’s most popular overlooks.