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Nov. 15-Jan. 3
Christmas Nights of Lights at Camp Jordan Park. Begins at dusk and runs through 10 p.m. with extended hours on the weekends. Hundreds of thousands of LED lights, driven by more than 1,000 computer channels, synchronized to both traditional and new Christmas music playing through the car radio. $6 per person, with children 3-years-old and under free.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will host a 30-minute program about the capture of Savannah, Ga at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 2 p.m. A park ranger will speak about how soldiers, slaves, and civilians viewed the surrender of Savannah as a Christmas gift to the president and as one of the final acts of the great drama of the Civil War.
Illusionist Jaden Maxwell will appear at Mt. Peria Baptist Church, 341 Sparks St., in Ringgold at 6:30 p.m. A family evening of food and fun. Enjoy a winter feast (two seatings based on advance ticket), and then hear Jaden’s testimony and be amazed by his feats of illusion. Donation: adults $20, children 3-12 $10. Presented by The Center For HOPE, a non-profit serving Northwest Georgia. For more information, call 706.866-0917.
The Craniofacial Foundation of America will host their 8th Annual Palate 2 Palette event on Saturday, April 25. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with the Gallery Stroll. This year’s stroll will take guests through a magical journey to accompany the theme, “The Wizard of Us”, based on the classic, The Wizard of Oz. Each gallery will tell a story based on characters from the movie and will pair a family or child associated with the CFA to each. Following the gallery stroll, all guests are invited to visit the enchanted Emerald City at the Bubbles and Sweets after party at Track-29 from 8-10 p.m. for live music, dancing, food and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Craniofacial Foundation of America. Patron tickets to the event are $75 per person and $150 for VIP. For tickets or information, please visit www.p2pchattanooga.com and get event updates by following Palate to Palette on Facebook and Twitter.