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Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 8/16-8/23

Posted by Mary Beth Torgerson on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 1:35pm.



Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 16 to Friday, August 23. 

Friday, August 16

3rd Annual Museum Hop 

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Where: Various locations
Cost: $25-50 

Visit 7 Chattanooga-area Museum for one low price! The Museum Hop is $25 a person or $50 for family of four, a savings of over $60 compared with individual admission prices. You can pick up your passport at any participating museum: International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum; Coker Car Museum; Charles H Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center; Songbirds Guitars Museum; TN Valley Railroad Museum; 6th Cavalry Museum or Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com/e/chattanooga.


Sunday, August 18

Chattanooga Singing Circle

When: 3-4:30 p.m. 
Where: Center For Mindful Living, 400 E. Main St., Suite 150
Cost: Free

Singing Circles have a long and diverse tradition as a way in which communities celebrate, grieve, share, and connect with one another. This deeply human practice of making music together with songs taught in the oral tradition is open to all who love music and song regardless of age or ability. Mark your calendars and plan to join each 3rd Sunday of the month for this inter-generational, non-auditioned, community Singing Circle to promote peace with self, others, and the world around you. Beginners and more experienced lovers of music are all welcome! For more information, visit centermindfulliving.org.


Sunday, August 18

Family Funday at Greenway Farms

When: 4-7 p.m. 
Where: Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Road
Cost: Free - $25

Pack a picnic and bring the family to Greenway Farm City Park for an afternoon of activity and family fun! Outdoor Chattanooga will provide equipment for families to try archery or take a self-guided hike. Canoes can be rented for $25 (cash or check only please) to paddle on North Chickamauga Creek. All other activities are free. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Check in with staff at the archery table next to the dog park to get registered for activities and learn more. For more information contact info@Outdoor Chattanooga.com or call 423-643-6888.


August 22-24 

Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale 

When: Thursday, Aug. 22 from 5-8 p.m. and Aug. 23-24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Where: Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. 
Cost: Free to $15

Get ready for the Fall 2019 Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale benefiting the Chattanooga Pediatric Foundation! More than 40 boutiques and artisans from Chattanooga and the surrounding area come together to bring you designer merchandise at up to 90 percent off. Be prepared to save on women's apparel, shoes and accessories, men's clothing, plus sizes, gifts, children's clothing, handmade jewelry, candles and offerings for your home! Don't miss the fun and amazing deals! For more information, visit facebook.com/BoutiqueWarehouseSale.


Friday, August 23

Girls Night Out

When: 5-8 p.m. 
Where: Hamilton Place Mall, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. 
Cost: Free

If girls just want to have fun, Hamilton Place has good news! The center is pulling out all the stops for an exclusive Girls Night Out shopping event with VIP treatment from property retailers and restaurants, including special in-store discounts and VIP experiences. Throughout the center, women will find beauty tutorials, makeovers, facials, sips and sweets, braid bars, jewelry cleaning, digital bra fittings, personal stylists and more. Plus, the first 100 guests will receive a luxe swag bag, and everyone has the chance to win must-have door prizes. The centerpiece of the evening is an uplifting Compassion that Compels fashion show at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Court stage. Guests can preview the latest Altar'd State stylings on models who are overcoming cancer or have won their battle. And The Chattery will be onsite hosting Chalkboard Lettering 101 from 7 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn 10 tricks to make their chalkboard writing dynamic and dimensional. All supplies are included in the $35 admission, so attendees can keep practicing at home. Class size is limited, and advance registration is required. Get full details, along with a list of all participating stores and restaurants, on the Hamilton Place website at hamiltonplace.com/event.

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