Annual Glass Street Live Block Party Set For Nov. 3

Friday, October 26, 2018

Glass House Collective is gearing up for the fifth annual Glass Street Live block party, which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the corner of Dodson Avenue and Glass Street. This year’s celebration is filled with music, food, local vendors, fun kid’s activities and more.

The first half of the event from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. features Gospel on Glass, a musical experience featuring 2 Deep Within, The Robinsons 3D, World’s Church of the Living God Mass Choir, Louis Bledsoe, Chattanooga Choral Society, Mt. Paran Choir, and Machelle Booker. Local resident Deborah Bledsoe arranged this year’s event. The latter half of the day is led by C-Grimey and DJ D-Whit, and features a Step Show competition with local UTC fraternities and sororities and a dance competition for children of all ages. Hollie Berry will also be using fire to create a live torch painting during the show. 

“Glass Street Live has always been about bringing Glass Street to life,” said Teal Thibaud, executive director of Glass House Collective. “We want to celebrate what makes East Chattanooga a wonderful place to live.” 

Visitors will also enjoy a Classic Car, Truck, and Bike Show presented by DJ LV, and can purchase from local food vendors, non-profit activity booths, and merchant vendors. There will also be a celebration of a local fresh food farm stand by Grow Hope Urban Farm, presented by Hope for the Inner City. 

Glass House Collective will set up a streetscaping installation to show the importance of permanent design improvements on the street. The street will be shut down and local residents and visitors to Glass Street will have a chance to experience what Glass Street could look like. Neighbors can share their feedback and ideas with Glass House Collective, then relax and mingle on the Hip-Hop Lounge bus, or visit the bouncy house and pop-up skate park presented by Kim Krause, Westin Dawson, and the Black Rebel skaters. 

Glass Street Live is made possible by Enterprise Community Partners, South Arts, Volkswagen Chattanooga, TN Arts Commission, CHI Memorial, SunTrust, ArtsBuild, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, Coca Cola United, Pinnacle Financial Partners, EPB, Whitney Drayer, Financial Advisor, and Erlanger.

Glass Street Live takes place at at the intersection of Dodson Avenue and Glass Street. 

For more information email info@glasshousecollective.org or call 402-0565.



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