PlanAhead: September/October 2020 — Your Chattanooga events calendar

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September is in full swing – and to help you soak up the last days of summer, we’re rounding up some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help you stay connected. ☀️ 

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.

Sep. 28-30

Monday, Sep. 28

Drink/Learn

Wine Over Water wine cocktails class | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | $25-$45 | Participants can sign up to just take part in the class, or to participate in the class + receive a delivered cocktail kit.

Tuesday, Sep. 29

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival: At Home Edition | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its Autumn Festival virtually this year via Facebook live. You can also purchase a $20 activity pail with supplies for crafts throughout the week.

Learn/Dish

Wine over Water: Taco Tuesday Family Dinner Night | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | $35-$100 | This virtual taco tuesday event will be with Amande Varnell, who will lead the cooking class featuring a three-course menu. You can buy tickets to the event-only, or for the event + ingredients to make a meal for four.

Wednesday, Sep. 30

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival: At Home Edition | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its Autumn Festival virtually this year via Facebook live. You can also purchase a $20 activity pail with supplies for crafts throughout the week.

Oct. 1-4

Thursday, Oct. 1

TryThis

Clay Shoot to Benefit Medal of Honor Heritage Center | 9 a.m. + noon | 2 W Aquarium Way Suite 104 | $2,000 | A full day of shooting clay to benefit the center’s mission to memorialize the history of our nation’s highest military award. 

Outdoors

Harvest Full Moon Paddleboard Adventure | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 5506 Vincent Rd. | $45 | This moonlit paddleboard experience provides the beauty of Chattanooga in a unique way. Visitors are provided with all equipment necessary.

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival: At Home Edition | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its Autumn Festival virtually this year via Facebook live. You can also purchase a $20 activity pail with supplies for crafts throughout the week.

Friday, Oct. 2

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival: At Home Edition | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its Autumn Festival virtually this year via Facebook live. You can also purchase a $20 activity pail with supplies for crafts throughout the week.

TryThis

6 Fears Hells Bar Dam | 7-10 p.m. | 1265 Hales Bar Rd., Guild, TN | $20-$85 | Those who dare to enter will experience fears they were not aware they even have. Guided tours of the haunted dam are available as well.

Cause

Worship Night to Promote Racial Unity and Action | 7-8:30 p.m. | Camp Jordan Amphitheatre, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | Free | This worship night will feature prayer, praise and worship organized by Union Chattanooga + a diverse group of local worship leaders and a call for unified action.

TheBuy

Night Market | 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.

Saturday, Oct. 3

ForKids

Autumn Children’s Festival: At Home Edition | 9 a.m.-noon | Virtual | Free | The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its Autumn Festival virtually this year via Facebook live. You can also purchase a $20 activity pail with supplies for crafts throughout the week.

Learn

Smart Gardening and Carpentry Basics: Building an outdoor wooden planter | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Virtual | $40 | Women’s Repair Zone partnered with Gardenuity for this class, which will give participants tips on making gardening fun + teach them to build an outdoor pine planter.

Sunday, Oct. 4

Show

Subkonscious Unplugged at Wanderlinger | 10 p.m. | Wanderlinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. | Free | The band Subkonscious will be performing an unplugged set at this free, limited capacity show. Masks will be required.