This week in the Arts:
Fall Break Camp for children in grades K - 12 will be held at the Creative Discovery Museum Monday-Friday, from 9 a.
m.-3:30 p.m. To make a reservation, visit www.cdmfun.org
Fresh on Fridays, featuring local food, flowers and fruit, will be held at Miller Plaza on Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
RiverRocks, a 10-day festival celebrating Chattanooga outdoors, begins Friday and concludes Saturday, Oct. 13, with a finale celebration, including the Gig City Concert, at Coolidge Park. Please visit www.riverrockschattanooga.com for a complete schedule of events.
GO!Fest will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Chattanooga Zoo. For information, call 425-7800 or visit www.gofestchattanooga.org.
Theatre, Music & Dance
The Hunter Museum of American Art and Lee University will present the fourth season of String Theory at the Hunter beginning Thursday with a concert featuring Roberto Diaz, president of the Curtis Institute of Music, and mezzo-soprano Jazimina Macneil. Tickets may be purchased by calling 267-0968 or visiting www.stringtheorymusic.org.
The CSO begins its Pops series with a performance of classic hits from The Beatles' Revolver & Rubber Soul albums at the Tivoli Theatre on Saturday at 8 p.m. Call 267-8583 or visit www.chattanoogasymphony.org to purchase tickets.
Performances of Bunnicula conclude Sunday on the MainStage, and the production of God of Carnage opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. Visit www.theatrecentre.com for additional information.
The UTC Orchestra will present a concert on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and the UTC music faculty recital entitled "Songs and Dances" will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. at the UTC Fine Arts Center. Call 425-4601 or visit www.utc.edu/music for more information.
The Performing Arts Series continues at Lee University with a performance by New York Polyphony on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Squires Recital Hall. For more information, call 614-8240.
The UTC Theatre Department will present its production of Antigone Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the UTC Fine Arts Center. Call 425-4269 or visit www.tickettracks.com to purchase tickets.
The Second Time Around will be performed at the Oak Street Playhouse Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Oak Street Playhouse will also hold auditions for Seeing Stars in Dixie Sunday-Monday at 7 p.m. in the Flo Summitt Theatre. Call 756-2428 for more information.
Tennessee Valley Theatre will present its production of The Dixie Swim Club Friday-Sunday. For reservations, call 365-PLAY (7529) or visit www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
The Walker County Community Theater will present The Diary of Anne Frank at the Walker County Civic Center on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7:30 p.m.
The sixth annual 3 Sisters Music Festival, featuring performances by the top names in contemporary and traditional bluegrass, will take place Friday-Saturday at Ross' Landing. For more information, visit www.3sistersbluegrass.com or call 265-0771.
Eric Church will appear in concert at the Tivoli Theatre Monday-Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and record his first ever live album. Tickets may be purchased by call 642-TIXS or visiting www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
The Southside Casual Classics concert series will continue Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Camp House and feature a performance by Dr. Joseph Akins. Please visit www.southsidecasualclassics.weebly.com for more information.
Tim O'Brien with special guests Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore will perform Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m., and the Brock McGuire Band will present a concert on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. at the Barking Legs Theater. Visit www.barkinglegs.org for ticket information.
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde will be presented by the Lee University Theatre Department Thursday-Monday, Oct. 11-15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edna Minor Conn Theatre. For more information, call 614-8343 or visit www.leeuniversity.edu/theatre.edu.
Comedian Mike Epps will perform at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. Visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com or call 642-TIXS for more information.
Visual Art & Film
The Arts & Education Council's Back Row Film Series concludes Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with the showing of Big River Man at the Tennessee Aquarium. Martin and Boret Strel will be present following the screening for a Q & A session. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, call 267-1218.
The "Fresh" emerging artist exhibit continues until Friday, Oct. 12, at AVA. For more information, visit www.avarts.org.
The opening reception for the "Transformations" exhibit will be held Friday from 6:30-8 p.m., and a painting demonstration by artist Erin Gafill will take place Thursday from 2-4 p.m. at River Gallery. Visit www.river-gallery.com for more information.
In-Town Gallery will host the opening reception its "Rhythm & Blues" exhibit on Friday from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 267-9214 or visit www.intowngallery.com.
An Open House will be held Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs. Call 266-4453 or visit www.shuptrines.com for additional information.
The UTC Cress Gallery of Art will host a lecture and exhibition by artist Matthew Deleget on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the UTC Fine Arts Center as part of the Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series. In addition, a Process and Materials Presentation will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. and a Professionalism Panel will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 1:40 p.m. in the UTC Fine Arts Center. Visit www.cressgallery.org for more information.
Reflections Gallery will host a reception for artists Orean Collier, Mark Kissel and Will Lassetter on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 4-6 p.m. Call 892-3072 for additional information.
The application deadline for artists to submit work to be part of The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's and AVA's "Inclusion by Design" exhibit is Friday, Oct. 12. Please contact James McKissic at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Writing, Literature & Poetry
The Chattanooga Writers' Guild will host a presentation entitled "Publishing on the Web" on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Chattanooga Library. Visit www.chattanoogawritersguild.org for more information.