Noontunes: MeLyn Thompson Hosted by River City at The Miller Plaza
MeLyn is an aspiring singer and songwriter born and raised in Chattanooga. She has a passion for all types of music and some of her favorites include R&B, soul, gospel, country, and hip hop. This dynamic performer is also a former member of the Chattanooga Girls’ Choir, Middle Tennessee State University Gospel Choir and the Chattanooga Opera and Symphony. In addition to singing, MeLyn plays the guitar and piano, both of which she taught herself. She recently released her debut EP Country Soul, which is available for purchase on iTunes. >> Noontunes is a weekly, mid-day music performance in Miller Plaza. Each performance will be open to the general public free of charge, live streamed by on CityStream Powered by EPB Fiber Optics and recorded and aired later on WUTC >> Noon – 1:00 pm
1MC Chattanooga: Idea Leap Loan Program with 1 Million Cups Chattanooga at The Edney 5th Floor
What’s a morning without fresh coffee + startup pitches? Ryan Henn from the Credit Union, Brianne Hager of B’s Sweets and Mary Sedrick of the Women’s Business Center will present the Leap Loan for entrepreneurs program! This program is offered through Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union. Brianne was the very first recipient of an Idea Leap loan and was referred to the program by Mary at the Women’s Business Center. Brianne’s website is: www.bssweets.com > WBC’s is: www.brightbridgewbc.org > This meetup is for anyone and everyone who is interested in learning about new startups and ideas. Whether you have an idea or want to hear what’s happening in our community, Wednesday mornings at 1 Million Cups are all about coffee and connecting. > 9:00 pm
Main St Farmers Market > Main St Farmers Market’s in the new location at the corner of Main St and Chestnut St. Come visit us in our brand new spot right across the street from T-Bones on the Southside. The Main St Farmers Market is a grower only, weekly outdoor farmers market that sets up year round, every Wednesday between 4-6 (between 4-5 in the winter when the days are short). All of our vendors grow what they sell and while they may not be certified organic they all use sustainable practices. You’ll find us at the corner of Main St and Chestnut St in the portion of the Finley Stadium parking lot that borders Main Street. Parking in the lot is plentiful and free for market customers during market hours. There is also metered street parking.: Every Wednesday from 4-6 pm! > 4:00 pm
Chattanooga Market at Erlanger East > The Chattanooga Market > New for 2017! The Chattanooga Market at Erlanger East will be a weekly market featuring a dozen local farms and food artisans. Conveniently located inside the new Erlanger East Hospital terrace, this mini-market will enjoy year-around access to seasonal foods and local products. Our only year-around market, we are open from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm every Wednesday. Admission is free and open to the public.
Events and Happenings Around the Scenic City
The Casual Pint Hixson > Lunch N Learn -essential oil basics -Top 5 >Free class- stop in anytime after 12 until 1 or 1:30pm. Basics about Essential oils, Top 5 EO’s, what do you need in your medicine cabinet? So many safe, effective uses for oils- athletes, adults, seniors, children, pets! Stop in and grab lunch with us! RSVP and you’ll receive a free oil! > NOON
TSBDCChattanooga > Pick the Brain of an Attorney> Business Owners, let the attorney know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity! Legal topics to be covered: Leases, Contracts, Powers of Attorney, Corporate Meetings and other business related legal topics. Speaker(s): Charles G. Fisher, Attorney at Law, Grant Konvalinka and Harrison, P.C. Pre-Registration is required. Parking is available across the street in the Republic Parking lot. Seminar is held on the First Floor of the BDC Building < Register Here > 11:00 am
Creative Discovery Museum > Artist in Residency: Local musician and instrument maker, Randy Peterson, is our Artist in Residence! Randy will be in the atrium June 12th through August 9th, every Monday and Wednesday, from noon to 2 p.m. Each week, Randy will be offering instruction to guests interested in playing the steel pan. “We are excited to present this new level of artist instruction to our guests, which will allow children and adults the chance to meet a professional artist, observe as the artist demonstrates his craft, and work directly with the artist to create a unique artform,” said Liza Blair, arts manager at Creative Discovery Museum. All activities are included with Museum admission. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from and create alongside Randy Peterson! >>> Meet an Expert: Come Meet an Expert every Wednesday through August 2nd at the Museum! Discover how a beekeeper manages a hive! See how a spider weaves an elaborate web and much more! This series will occur 1p.m. to 3 p.m. with topics changing every week. This Wednesday, meet a buzzing bug twirler expert! All activities are included with Museum admission. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from and create alongside the experts!
Southern Belle Riverboat > Lunch Cruise July 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. > Adults $34.90 & Kids $20.90 >>> Sightseeing Cruise July – For those of you Not Looking to have Lunch but want to cruise the River with us. Enjoy the Open Air Promenade Deck ( No Elevator Access ) and relax as the Scenic Tennessee River Flows Along. 1.5 Hour Cruise. We do offer concessions ( Hot Dog, Nacho, Popcorn, Pretzel, Beverages, Beer and Wine style ) You are outside, we do have a mist system but you are not in a climate controlled area. > $24.90 Adults & $13.90 Kids > Both Options Available at Noon & 2:00 pm > Buy Tickets
Mean Mug Coffeehouse > 1/2 Price Drip Coffee & Tea, $1 Off All Espresso Drinks, Slow Bar & Kyoto Style Cold Brew, $1 Espresso Shots > 3:00 – 7:00 pm
Speed Deluxe > Espresso happy hour – weekdays 11a – 1p. $1 off all espresso drinks!