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October 2016

Found 7 blog entries for October 2016.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 28 to Friday, November 4. 

Saturday, October 29 

Halloween Bike Ride

When: 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Walnut Bridge Market, 204 Walnut St
Cost: Free

Join Walnut Bridge Market on a fun Halloween bike ride around Chattanooga. Dress in your favorite costume. There is a $50 prize for the best costume. For more information, visit facebook.com/events.

October 28-29

Harvest Moon Storyland Maze

When: 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Tennessee Riverpark, 4201 Amnicola Highway
Cost: $3-5

It's an evening of family storybook fun you won't want to miss! Dress like your favorite story character and enjoy the harvest Moon Storyland Maze, produced by Read 20 and Hamilton

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Halloween

The Chattanooga area isn’t short on spooky stops or family friendly fun this October. Don’t miss out on these five cool ways to get into the spirit on or before the big day! 

October 28-29

Acres of Darkness: Haunted Trail & Family Adventure

When: Family area 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Haunted trails 8-11 p.m.
Where: Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sancturary Road 
Cost: $10-15

Face the forest's natural dangers and more in Chattanooga's naturally terrifying haunted attraction. Featuring an all new cast of characters and surprises, the 2016 Haunt Trail is haunted by a host of terrors you won't see anywhere else. The Acres of Darkness is fun for the entire family with activities and entertainment for all ages. Play it safe on the kiddie trail or brave the Haunted

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 21 to Friday, October 28. 

Friday, October 21

MLK Night Market 2016

When: 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: Jazzanooga Arts SPACE, 431 E MLK Blvd.
Cost: Free

Check out out MLK Blvd Night Market 2016 is a weekly event that features an array of local vendors selling merchandise, art and food along with cultural performances and live entertainment, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of the historic MLK district. This market is family friendly and will feature anywhere from 10-20 vendors. 

Saturday, October 22

Chickamauga Pumpkin Fest

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Where: Downtown Chickamauga, Gordon Street and Thomas Avenue
Cost: Free

The

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Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or have gone through the process before, taking the leap into buying a home can be a nerve-wracking experience. But the good news is—it doesn’t have to be! There will always be some aspects of the home buying process that are out of your control, but there are ways to minimize the stress involved! Check out our tips for a less bumpy home buying road: 

1. Know what you want (before you look) 

When you’re already out seeing homes with your agent, it isn’t the time to be deciding how many bedrooms you want, the type of floor plan you need or the area in which you want to live. There are so many things you can narrow down before you ever see your first house, which will save you time and stress in the long run.

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Chattanoogans, you’re in luck! Our area is one of the most beautiful places in the country to see the fall colors thanks to the diversity of trees and broad elevation changes. 

Now that cool weather is finally here, it’s the perfect time to explore all of the prime hiking the Chattanooga area has to offer. It’s hard to predict exactly when fall foliage will be at its peak, but a good rule of thumb is to start at higher elevations earlier in the season in order to see the best color. 

Check out our recommendations for the best fall hikes from now until early November: 

Mid-October

Andrews Bald (Clingmans Dome Area, Smoky Mountains)

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 3.5 miles round trip

If you want the incredible views of Clingmans Dome

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, Friday, October 14 to Friday, October 21.

Friday, October 14

RiverRocks - Best Town (For) Ever

When: 6-10 p.m. 
Where: 700 Block of Cherry Street
Cost: Free

This free, public event held in the 700 block of Cherry Street, including businesses and alleyways along the way, will serve as the finale event for RiverRocks and celebrate much of what makes Chattanooga so special, including local musical entertainment, local food and brews, elevated slack lining, circus-type roving performances and an expo of Chattanooga's outdoor outfitters and nonprofits. For more information, visit riverrockschattanooga.com/best-town-forever.

Fridays & Saturdays in October

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If you have a smartphone, you're never too far away from endless opportunities for home improvement help from design inspiration to household management to finally executing a remodel. Check our top 6 picks for helpful home apps: 

Magic Plan

Cost: Free for basic app, upgrades available at a cost
More Info: floorplanner.com/magicplan

Having a hard time visualizing things? We get you. The Magic Plan app gathers gather visual data to create an indoor map. Take photos of the indoor space at the floor level from corner to corner and choose from more than 400 objects, including fixtures, appliances and electrical to complete your floor plan. You can also share the map with other users and save it to the cloud.

iFixit

Cost: Free
More Info:

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