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MAY 24

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation's Summer Movies Under the Stars. Free and free popcorn. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 8-11:30 p.m. at Hubert Fry Center Ellipse at 4301 Amnicola Hwy. The movie is rated PG-13 and starts at 9 p.m. Guests are invited to dress as their favorite character.   

MAY 25

Banana Pudding Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Collegedale Commons. Shopping, food, live music, pony rides, petting zoo, inflatables and more.
 

MAY 25

Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center will hold its first MURPH Challenge. 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Named for Lt. Michael P. Murphy who was killed in 2005 in Afghanistan. The competition begins with a one-mile run, followed with 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and another mile run, all while wearing a 20-pound vest. The competition will last five to six hours and beer will be served during the last 45 minutes to celebrate finishing the course.

JUNE 1

Kelly’s Adopt-a-Thon at the Humane Educational Society. Celebrating her passion for pets, this annual event continues the legacy of Kelly’s Pet Project, finding homes for hundreds of dogs through a partnership with the HES. 4155 Randolph Cir. from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

JUNE 7

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation's Summer Movies Under the Stars. Free and free popcorn. Beauty and the Beast, 8-11 p.m. The movie is rated PG and begins at 9 p.m. at Chester Frost Park Buffalo Run Stage, near the CFP Pavilion, 7989 Causeway Road.

JUNE 7-8

The Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo Competition at the Tennessee Riverpark. Begins with an opening ceremony at 1 p.m. followed by events. Day two of competition runs from 7 a.m. through early afternoon. Free. Events for kids. 

JUNE 8

RiseUP Cooperative will host Adventure Trek, an all-ages scavenger hunt that will take participants of all ages across downtown Chattanooga in search of clues, treats and prizes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., starting at the Chattanooga Green and going thought Chattanooga's downtown district. A celebratory post-hunt party will follow. For more information, go to riseupcooperative.org or email sandy@riseupcooperative.org.

JUNE 9

The second “Bells & Afternoon Tea” will be held beginning promptly at 3 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road in Ooltewah. The event is free to the public. Amy Heebner from Albany, NY will be the concert performer. Open tower time will be available after the conclusion of the event starting at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.sfaec.org.

JUNE 21

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation's Summer Movies Under the Stars. Free and free popcorn. Trolls World Tour, 8-11 p.m. The movie is rated PG and begins at 9 p.m. at Hubert Fry Center Ellipse, 4301 Amnicola Hwy. 

JUNE 21-28

The 11th annual Chattanooga Film Festival presented in a hybrid format, with in-person and virtual programming available. The festival's in-person dates, June 21-24, are at The Read House.  chattfilmfest.org.

JULY 12

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation's Summer Movies Under the Stars. Free and free popcorn. Top Gun, 8-11 p.m. The movie is rated PG and begins at 9 p.m. at Hubert Fry Center Ellipse, 4301 Amnicola Hwy.

JULY 12-13 and 19-20 

The 2024 Scopes Trial play Destiny in Dayton will be offered. Tickets for play performances on July 12, 13 and 19 are $30. Tickets for Saturday, July 20, are $90, and include dinner with the cast on the courthouse lawn. Entertainment for the dinner will be provided by Scenic City Sound, featuring a classic big band and swing repertoire. Tickets are available at https://tinyurl.com/3krhc4km.

 

 

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