Saturday Morning in Chattanooga, Check Out Some Awesome Brunch Spots, Events, and So Much More!!
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Running of the Chihuahuas 10 > Hits 96 is excited to welcome Live Music from: Aaron Carter, AJR, Daniel Skye & Maggie Lindemann to the First Tennessee Pavilion! > Music starts at 3:00 pm > Races Start at 6:00 pm > Food, Drinks, and Fun!!! ALL For Free >>
Latin Festival 2017 & Latino-American Soccer Cup 2017 > Latin Festival is designed as a free community celebration with event proceeds to Chattanooga State Foundation’s Latino Scholarship Fund and the English as a Second Language Program offered in Highland Park since 2001. Latin Festival 2017 has the spirit of a Caribbean carnival with fun for all ages and backgrounds. The event features traditional folkloric dance and musical performances by local artists and regional performers, a parade of nations, authentic food court, Pavilion of Faith, Latino-American soccer tournament, visual artists’ showcase, a Hispanic Heritage Fashion Show and plenty of family activities. Once again a unique part of Latin Festival is our Passport to Latin-American Challenge which is a fun cultural learning experience available for up to 500 participants. It will “challenge” people to connect with 16 educational booths and activities to learn about different Latin countries represented in Chattanooga. Goodie Bags will be available for participants completing the challenge. > Highland Park Commons > 11:00 – 3:00 pm
Red Bank Jubilee Parade & MoonPie Festival 2017 > For over 40 years, Annual Jubilee Parade & MoonPie Festival! Outdoor family friendly event with Vendors Crafts, Food, MoonPie Eating Contest, Live Music. Car Cruise-In with Peoples Choice Trophy. Community Safety Expo by RB Police Dept. with their Roll Over Simulator & Seatbelt Convincer. Come watch the Parade & Stay for the Fun Festival, Music, Safety information & Friends. Emcee for the day will be local Professional Comedian Big Ed Caylor! MUSIC LINEUP: beginning right after the parade, 11. > 10:00 – 4:00 pm
Free Comic Book Day Events
Infinity Flux > Free Comic Book Day Sale! This Saturday only, buy any four comics, graphic novels, hardcovers, or even CGC items and get a 5th one of equal or lesser value FREE! Come get your FCBD goodies, and check out the least picked-through collection of comics in the city! We open at noon, see you then!
Epikos Comics, Cards, & Games – Hixson > Free Comic Book Day is finally here! We will have stacks of free comics, awesome guest artists, and all your favorite characters will be visiting! From Harry Potter to Harley Quinn, fandoms from every universe will be here to entertain you for the day. Come join in on the fun, grab some free comics, and score incredible signatures from artists/writers through 10AM-5PM. These spectacular guests will be at the Hixson location: Bryan SilverbaX & Tara Hamilton > Not to mention the endless sales we will have going on throughout the entire store! Stop by to find out what amazing sales we have going on.
McKay Books Chattanooga> Join us between 11am and 2pm to receive free comics! > Come in costume for a chance to win prizes! > Kids always love to pose for pictures with the comic characters. > We will have comic themed crafts that young children will love. > Love board games? We will have a few tables with comic themed board games so you can play with your pals.
Clyde’s On Main > Special Brunch Menu 10:00 am – 3:00 pm > Drinks, Food, and Fun on the Southside
The Bitter Alibi > Brunch > 9:00 am – 2:00 pm > You Can’t Beat it!!
Chattanooga Brewing Company > Time for tours from yours truly. Tours are only $8 and that includes, a beer, a pint glass, and brewing knowledge to impress all of your friends. Come by at 1:00 or 3:00 p.m. ready to drink and get your learn on. Cheers!
Bluewater Grille > Brunch Menu Open at 11:00 am
Puckett’s Chattanooga > Open at 7:30 am for Breakfast/Brunch > Buffet Available at 8:00 am >> All till 11:00 am
The Big Chill & Grill > Open For Brunch at 11:00 am < $3 Mimosas, Poinsettias, Bellinis and Chambulls or enjoy a Sangria, Sangria Swirl > Bloody Mary Bar for only $4
The Daily Ration > Open For Brunch and Breakfast at 7:00 am
Beast & Barrel > Open for Brunch > Bloody Mary, Mimosa, and Special Brunch Menu > 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1885 Grill > Brunch open at 11:00 am
STIR > Brunch 10:30 – 2:30 for $1 mimosas, $5 bloody marys and all-you-can-eat cold bar.
The Camp House > Breakfast Open at 9:00 am
Easy Bistro & Bar > Brunch at 11:00 am
Bluegrass Grill <Open at 7:00 am > For Breakfast
Community Pie > Open at 11:00 am > Half Price Sangrias All Day
The Honest Pint > Brunch from 11:00 – 3:00 pm < Brunch specials until 3pm. #bluegrass #brunch #localmusic #drinklocal >
Food Works > Open at 11:00 am > $1 Champagne or Mimosas, $2 PBR Tallboys, $2 Chambull, and $3.50 House Bloody Marys with purchase of entree
Adelle’s Ice Cream Creperie > Open For Breakfast at 7:00 am >
Backstage Chattanooga > “Blue Collar Brunch” from 11-3 with down home cookin’ and “Bottomless Mimosas” as well as the soon to be famous “Station Street Bloody Marry” 22oz double vodka with bacon, Shrimp, celery, Artichoke hearts, Olives, green beans and Jalapeño.
Frothy Monkey (Chattanooga, TN) > Open at 6:30 am > Brunch Menu Served till 5:00 pm
Special Events Happening Saturday Afternoon
Chattanooga River Market > Against the picturesque Tennessee River, the Chattanooga River Market boasts the unique talents of our local and regional artists, offering handmade arts & crafts. We offer a wide selection of jewelry, photography, apparel, woodworks and much more. Special engagements are featured each week, such as free yoga classes at 10 am (bring your own mat please) and live performances by Matt Downer at Noon. The Chattanooga River Market is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. > 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Children’s Hospital Dragon Boat Festival> TVA Chickamauga Dam > Join us for the 11th Annual Chidlren’s Hospital Dragon Boat Festival! Watch the dozens of races between dragon boat teams from the TVA Recreation Area the Chickamauga Dam. Free admission. This family-friendly event will feature a Kid’s Zone and Concession Stand hosted by the Rotary Club, and proceeds support the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger! > 8:00 am
Artful Yoga: Yoga Artistico > Hosted by Hunter Museum of American Art > Today’s artful yoga will be bilingual led jointly by Jessica Ashah and Jessica Jollie of Yoga Landing. We’ll explore a work of art in our current exhibit, Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art and then use that art as inspiration for a yoga practice presented in Spanish and English. Participants are required to bring a mat. A $5 donation for this community artful yoga supports the Hunter Museum’s educational programs. Since the gallery portion of the program is so integral to the experience, we do ask that all participants arrive on time in order to be a part of the artful yoga program.> 1:30 pm
Front Runner Shelter Dog Walk >Hosted by FRONT RUNNER ATHLETICS and McKamey Animal Center > Make a difference in a shelter dog’s life by giving them the privilege of getting outside for a walk or run before a busy day of meeting potential adopters! All ages and fitness abilities are welcome. > 9:00 am
Hip-Hop Dance Class: Ages 12-17 > Hosted by Hip-Hop CHA at The Edney > SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Young, aspiring dancers! We’re offering a free hip-hop dance class on Saturday, May 6th, for those ages 12-17! Hosted in partnership with the Alcatraz Dance Crew! FREE ADMISSION, BUT YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND > ONLY 50 TICKETS AVAILABLE! > Saturday, May 6th, 1:00 – 4:00pm > Edney Innovation Building, Floor Five, Chattanooga, TN > Register at Eventbrite: https://
www.eventbrite.com/e/ hip-hop-dance-class-for-you th-tickets-33512030385 > *Children must have parent’s permission to attend. A parent or guardian must also sign a waiver/release form.. > 1:00 pm
Big Brew Day 2017 > Hosted by Sigler’s Craft Beer and Barley Mob Brewers of Chattanooga > Join us this Saturday as Chattanooga’s local homebrew club the Barley Mob will be set up brewing beer behind Sigler’s. If you’re interested in becoming a member or just want to learn more about brewing beer stop by. We will also have barbecue plates and beer for purchase. More details to come! > 10:00 am
Mill Creek Brewing Co Tasting at the Walnut Bridge Market> Hosted by Walnut Bridge Market >Join us for our monthly tasting with Mill Creek Brewing Company from Nolensville, TN. > 3:00 pm
Bessie Smith Heritage Festival > Hosted by Bessie Smith Cultural Center < Music, fun and more at the Bessie Smith Heritage Festival. Join us Saturday, May 6 for free admission to the museum. Hear Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D, NASA Instrument Manager, Aerospace Engineer (Rocket Scientist) and Academic from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Ms. Ericcson is the first (African American) female to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University; the first American to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, the Aerospace option from Howard University; and the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in Engineering at NASA GSFC. Her talk is targeted towards youth in our community. Enjoy “Yoga with Roe” on the lawn of theBessie from 1:30 p – 2:30 p. Class for all levels, beginner/intermediate friendly, limited mats available. Music by DJ Kenny Johnson > The Bessie is grateful for our partners at Kids Today Scholars Tomorrow of the World’s Church of the Living God for helping us bring Dr. Ericsson to Chattanooga. > Noon
RISE TO SLAUGHTER 2017 > Music Box Ziggy’s Chattanooga > “RISE TO SLAUGHTER” The SLAUGHTER QUE Battle of The Bands > 10 bands, sideshow performances, Carnival games and tons of booze > $10….21+ > Bands Include: Sparrus // Burning alter // Silver tongue devil’s // Absent from the body // The brakenecks // Faith head // Ashes fall // The sawed offs // Wasted riffs // Higher n hell
The Palace Picture House > Showing: A Dark Song – Click for Tickets at 6:00 & 10:00 pm > Colossal (May) – Click for Tickets at 2:00 pm > My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea – Click for Tickets at Noon, 4:00 pm & 8:00 pm > Tickets are all $10
Southern Belle Riverboat >”2 Noon Cruises” >>> Lunch Cruise May Deluxe Deli – 1.5 Hour Cruise, Pilot House Tours, Narration, Our One Time Through Buffet Style Lunch Features Soup, Deli Sandwich, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Salad, Potato Chips, Snack Cake, Soda, Iced Tea, Coffee, Water. > Tickets $32.90 for Adults & $18.90 for Kids >> Also Available Sightseeing Cruise May – It is Field Trip Season !!! Our Weekday Noon Cruises Often Have School Groups On Board. This 1.5 Hour Sightseeing Cruise Features Pilot House Tours, Narration, Concessions Available for Purchase > Boat Leaves at NOON and 2:00 >> Sightseeing Cruise also at 4:00 pm > Buy Tickets
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park > The Fighting McCooks: The First Family of the American Military > On Saturday, May 6, at 2 pm, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will present a special 60-minute program at Chickamauga Battlefield delving into two of the battle’s commanders and one of the war’s most prominent families. Visitors will meet at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center, then caravan to the site of Jay’s Mill, where they will participate in a program detailing the McCook family and the events that Col. Daniel McCook undertook on the first day’s fighting. How some consider the Manning family the first family of football, the McCook’s are likely considered the first family of the American military. Sixteen “Fighting” McCook’s served during the American Civil War, with several rising to the rank of brigadier general, and Alexander McCook, of Chickamauga fame, obtaining the highest rank in the family, that of major general. The family’s contributions during the war led to the Republic’s restoration and the nation becoming whole once again. Please remember to dress appropriately for weather conditions and to bring a bottle of water. Folding chairs are also welcome. > 2:00 pm
Bead-Therapy > Twisted Wire Floral Earrings or Pendant with Melody MacDuffee > Learn to make delicate twisted wire floral filigrees and attach them to sturdy frames that you make yourself. Choose the project you like best to work on in class. By the skills and know-how to create both! Cost of this class is $35 and lasts 3 hours. This is an intermediate wire class> 10:00 am >>> Faux Pave’ Peacock Pendant or Earrings with Melody MacDuffee > Learn to create your own earring frames and then build a “fabric” of faux pave crystals between the hoops, using all the colors of a peacock’s tail. Cost of this class is $45 and lasts 4 hours. You’ll be able to make a pendant or and earring in this class and you can come to Thursday open bead night to finish if needed. This is an intermediate/Advanced wire class. > 2:00 pm