published on 08/24/2005
Community Contra Dance
Enjoy Summer in Chattanooga with the following events happening through Monday, August 29th.
Curves is coming to Downtown Chattanooga. On Monday, August 22nd, they will open their doors for business, offering 30-minute fitness and weight loss especially for women. A special discount of 66% off the down payment will be available for the first 100 to sign up. They are located at 831 Chestnut Street, behind the Read House. For more information, please call .
The Chattanooga Lookouts take on the Carolina Mudcats in a four-game series at home this Monday, August 22nd, through Thursday, August 25th. The games begin at 7:15 at BellSouth Park. For additional information or to purchase tickets go to www.lookouts.com or call .
Enjoy the Chattanooga Market on Thursday, August 25th, from 11am to 2pm at Miller Plaza for the Mid-Week Farmer’s Market. A variety of items will be available from fresh peaches, corn, canned jellies, jams, and salsa to homemade candles and jewelry. For more information on the Chattanooga Market please call .
The Rhythm & Noon Concert Series continues its schedule of FREE lunchtime entertainment in Miller Plaza this Friday, August 26th, with Abi Tapia on the stage from Noon to 1pm. The Rhythm & Noon series is presented by the Chattanooga Downtown partnership, and is sponsored by Chattanooga Coca Cola bottling Company, WTCI TV 45 and Sunny 92.3. For more information call .
The Chattanooga Downtown Partnership continues the 2005 Nightfall Concert Series this Friday, August 19th with Wolfstone. This Celtic rock group has heralded a new and explosive music phase throughout the world by combining a unique blend of guitar, fiddle, bagpipes and percussion. Preceded by opening act Olta at 7:00 p.m., Wolfstone will take the stage at 8:00p.m. Nightfall is a FREE 17-week series held in Miller Plaza on Friday evenings from Memorial Day weekend through September 30th. Beer, liquor, food and non-alcoholic drink concessions are available on site. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Corporate sponsors for this year’s series are Bud Light, Kelly Subaru, Fletcher Bright, Southern Honda Powersports, The Chattanoogan, Allied Arts, Fox 61 and NPR Music 88. For more information visit www.downtownchattanooga.org, or to hear a sample of this week’s headline act, call the Chattanooga Downtown Partnership at to be transferred into the Nightfall information line.
The Pete Parker Foundation and US 101 will present Clint Black in concert this Friday, August 26th, at the Tivoli Theatre beginning at 7:30 PM. The concert will be filmed in high-definition video for national broadcast later this year. The event benefits the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Visit www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com or call 642-TIXS to purchase tickets.
The Chattanooga Traditional Dance Society will host a community contra dance this Saturday, August 27th, at All Saints Academy beginning at 8 PM. There will be live music by Cross Town Traffic with special guest caller Harry Delugach from Huntsville. No experience is needed as all dances are taught in detail. Please visit www.contranooga.org or call for more information.
Catch Sundays on the Southside with the Chattanooga Market from Noon to 5pm on Sunday, August 21st in the First Tennessee Pavilion, next to Finley Stadium. This week is features Dog Daze. Fresh produce, flowers, artisan breads from the Bluff View Bakery, and canned jellies, jams, and salsas are all available. Visitors can also find photography, furniture, handmade clothing and jewelry at the market. Abi Tapia takes the stage at 12:30 followed by a performance by Hannah Miller at 2:30. For more information on the Market, call , or visit www.chattanoogamarket.com .
Bill Shores Frames & Gallery continues its exhibit by local artist Brandon Anthony this week. The show, entitled An Eco-Urban View of Chattanooga features primitive paintings of local landmarks. For more information, please call .
River Gallery’s August Exhibit Ethereal Artistry continues with glasswork by Jacquelyne Collett and Brian Russell and print work by Scott Smith. The artists’ work has been described as marked by unusual delicacy and refinement. For more information, please call .
The Hunter Museum’s newest exhibit; Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass from 1985 to Present will be on display through September 25th. For more information call or go online to www.huntermuseum.org.