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The Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center will host its Inaugural Golf Tournament at McLemore. Participating teams will enjoy breathtaking views, complimentary goody bags and food and beverages throughout the day. For information on sponsorship opportunities and team registration, click here.
Hixson Farmers Market grand opening, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Music, refreshments and shopping with a variety of local vendors. St. Alban's Episcopal Church at 7514 Hixson Pike. The Hixson Farmers Market will be held each Saturday from May to the end of October. Find out more on St. Albans Hixson Market's Facebook page.
Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults RISE 2021 luncheon. The Chattanoogan Hotel at 11:30 a.m. featuring Jimmy Wayne as the keynote speaker and honors several distinguished community advocates who have stepped up and positively impacted RCYC and the Chattanooga community. Jimmy Wayne will also be performing a one-hour concert for VIP Ticket holders on Tuesday, May 4, at The Granfalloon, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the RISE Luncheon are $75 and tables of eight are $1,000. Tickets for the VIP Concert and RISE Luncheon are $150. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Register online at PartnershipFCA.com/RISE. For additional information, contact Sharon Love at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 697-3827.
The Chattanooga Area Veterans Council and Hamilton County present Chattanooga's 72nd annual Armed Forces Day Parade. It's a free event featuring military and veterans groups, JROTC units, high school bands, local businesses and more. The parade will step off at the intersection of MLK and Market St. and will move north on Market St. toward Aquarium Way. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/chattafparade.
Inaugural Chattanooga Beer Fest at First Horizon Pavilion from 12-3 p.m. A $45 ticket gets beer connoisseurs unlimited tastings—along with a commemorative glass—for the entire event. To maintain a spacious and stress-free environment, only 1,000 tickets are being issued for the 56,000 square-foot facility; no walk-up tickets will be offered. All health guidelines in effect at the time of the festival will be in effect. Tickets must be purchased in advance at chattanoogabeerfest.com
Sip TN Chattanooga Wine Festival, presented by Tennessee Farm Winegrowers, at the First Horizon Pavilion. The Festival is a wine grower-to-table event where patrons can sample wines from about 15 regional growers and buy full bottles directly. The event will similarly offer entertainment, local eats and some featured artisans. Proceeds benefit two non-profits: The Chattanooga Market and Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Association. Advanced tickets for this event can be purchased at siptn.com/chattanooga
Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer's first annual Bubbles of Fun Run, 5K and 10K run at Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway in East Ridge. The 5K and 10K runs will both be timed with medals awarded at the finish line. Registration is open www.hatcherfoundation.org/run. Everyone is encouraged to create a foundation personal fundraising page at www.hatcherfoundation.org/run. If your business would like to partner with the foundation for this event, contact AHFPC Marketing and Events Coordinator Paige Holloway at email@example.com.
The Humane Educational Society's annual Rescues on the Runway, 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. For sponsorship opportunities contact Taylor Hixson at TaylorHixson@heschatt.org or 423-624-5302 x222. Tables and tickets on sale here.
Collegedale Freedom Celebration & Fireworks, beginning at 4 p.m. The Commons will be this year’s festival centerpiece, with food trucks, entertainment and a freedom market taking place at Founder’s Hall. Performances will include the band Monday Night Social (Nashville) and the East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra. Admission is free, but parking is limited—visitors should plan to arrive early.
Chattanooga Oktoberfest at the First Horizon Pavilion. The city’s original and largest celebration of seasonal beers, German foods and oompah music is expected to deliver full-strength fun once again. Reported by Fox News as one of the Nation’s Best Family-Friendly Oktoberfests, everyone is welcome and admission is free. chattanoogaoktoberfest.com