The free Grand Opening celebration of the Two North Shore shopping center will be Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at 301 Manufacturers Road.
Attendees can visit the "Greenlife Stage" and listen to Chattanooga bands perform live including Jennifer Daniels, Up with the Joneses and a special performance by the professional belly dancing troop Desert Sirens.
For families there will be an interactive area equipped with jugglers, face painters, balloon artists, a hot chocolate bar and local mascots such as Rocky the Raccoon and the Aquarium's Shark and Penguin duo.
Rock Creek will host geocaching, a high-tech scavenger hunt using GPS units, as well as other interactive competitions.
In addition to all the activities, guests can sample a variety of the areas organic food and beverage selections provided by Greenlife while getting a henna tattoo and shopping Two North Shore's selection of locally owned retail shops: Bill Shores Frames and Gallery, a specialized art gallery and frame shop; Larimar MedSpa, a provider of cosmetic and spa related medical services and accessories; New Moon Gallery, a retail gift shop selling items such as cards, books, candles and artwork; WiggleWorm, a children's clothing, gifts, bedding and furniture store; and lastly, Willa Collection, an upscale women's clothing and accessory boutique.
Proceeds will benefit the Community Kitchen and the McKamey Animal Center.