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Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 10/05-10/12

Posted by Mary Beth Torgerson on Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 2:03am.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 5 to Friday, October 12.

Saturday, October 6

Wine Over Water

When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Walnut Street Bridge
Cost: $80

Wine Over Water is Tennessee's premier wine-tasting festival. You can sample wines from over 100 world wineries while you stroll the historic Walnut Street Bridge, which spans the scenic Tennessee river. Built in 1890, it's one of the world's longest pedestrian bridges and was the first bridge to link Downtown Chattanooga to the North Shore. It is also the first non-military highway bridge to cross the Tennessee River. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit 

October 5 - October 14 

Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Newsies 

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. 
Cost: $11-30

Disney's Newsies comes to life on the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage to open the 2018-2019 season! Based on the true 1899 story of a scrappy group of newsboys in New York City who become unlikely heroes when they rally forces to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon, this Tony Award-winning musical features rollicking dance numbers, a rousing musical score and an inspirational, defy-all-odds story. Guest director Katherine Michelle Tanner guides a truly impressive cast, Andrew Parker literally elevates the ensemble with high-flying choreography, and Chattanooga's Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Huseman leads the inspired vocals. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Thursday, October 11

City Sweat: Find the Shake

When: 6-7 p.m. 
Where: Miller Park, 900 Market St.
Cost: Free

Enjoy the final installment of City Sweat 2018 in Miller Park with an all-levels complimentary Pure Barre style class led by River City Company's Julia Bursch. Be prepared for some thighs, some core and most likely a tuck press hold here and there! Bring your friends, hydration and your mats!

Every Friday through November 16

Food Truck Fridays: Culture Fest

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Where: Miller Park, 900 Market St. 
Cost: Free

Come experience the rich cultural diversity of Chattanooga through arts, food, dance and live music during your lunch hour! With a newly opened park, there will also be a new slate of events and programs to be found in Downtown Chattanooga's Miller Park. In addition to the Rolling J's, Chatterbox, Clumpies and Go Gyro Go food trucks and cart that will be located on Market Street right beside Miller Park, each Friday will feature a different arts and cultural organization concluded by a local vendor fair to build community in the new public space.

Thursdays in October 

Fireside-Outdoor Concert Series

When: October 4, 11, 18 and 25th from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Greenway Farm, 5051 Gann Store Road
Cost: Free 

This free, family-friendly outdoor music series hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga gathers around a campfire at the City of Chattanooga's Greenway Farm Park. All ages are invited to come out to unplug and enjoy an autumn evening in the park. Bring your blankets and chairs, marshmallow roasting stick and a picnic supper; then sit back and enjoy live music in a rustic outdoor setting. The stage is located on the porch of the Sniteman Log Cabin behind the gardens at Greenway Farm Par

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