green|spaces Hosts Inaugural Fundraising Event: The Rooftop Hop

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

green|spaces, a Chattanooga non-profit focused on advancing better building practices in the region, announces their inaugural fall fundraising event The Rooftop Hop.  

The Rooftop Hop will consist of seven parties on rooftops around downtown Chattanooga on Oct. 20from 6-11:30 p.m. All inclusive ticket holders will be able to hop around six exclusive rooftop parties which will include the Bread Factory Lofts (hosted by David & Julianne Hudson), the EPB Building (hosted by Bob Franklin and Elizabeth Crenshaw Hammit), the Plow Building (hosted by John Clark, Rob Taylor, and Chris Moore), River Point Condos (hosted by Jill Hill), the Tallan Building (hosted by the Grace Frank Group), and 212 Market (hosted by Sally Moses).  Each rooftop will have drinks and light hors d’oeuvres for guests from 6pm until 8pm, when the main rooftop party begins.  

The main rooftop party will be a concert featuring WTM Blues Band a highly experienced group of musicians with a rich inspiration of sounds. Followed by Space Capone, the main act out of Nashville, inspired by 70’s and 80’s R&B, disco and Detroit funk. It will take place on top of the Bijou parking deck.  

For the main rooftop party green|spaces will partner with foive of Chattanooga’s top restaurants who are dedicated to local foods and community sustainability; St. Johns/Meeting Place, The Blue Plate, and Taco Mamacita/Urban Stack.  Their chefs will prepare hors d'oeuvres for guests to enjoy throughout the evening. There will be beer, wine and Easy Bistro will be there serving up specialty cocktails.   

Early bird ticket pricing is $30 for the main rooftop party (includes food all night and 2 drink tickets) and $100 for all rooftop parties (includes food and drinks all night).  Ticket prices will go up on September 20, but there are still green|spaces member discounts available. For more information please visit www.therooftophop.com


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