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Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 9/27-10/4

Posted by Mary Beth Torgerson on Friday, September 27th, 2019 at 4:42pm.


Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 27 to Friday, October 4.

Opening tonight! 

“Matilda”

When: Sept. 27-29; Oct. 3-6 and 10-13
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street 
Cost: $11-30 

It's not easy being a kid. Especially when your parents are crude, TV-addicted, book-bashing scoundrels and your heartless headmistress has a fondness for torturing children. Such is the plight – and plot – of the mischievous and magical "Matilda," a Tony Award-winning musical which opens the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's 2019-2020 season on Friday, September 20. For tickets, call the CTC box office at 423-267-8534 or visit TheatreCentre.com.


Tuesday, Oct. 1 

Wine Over Water – Sip & Step Back in Time Progressive Wine Tour of The Read House

When: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Where: The Read House, 107 W. M.L. King Blvd. 

Cost: $75.25

After a dreamy renovation to a historic hotel built in 1872, The Read House, in partnership with Cornerstones, Wine Over Water, and Enotria Wine Imports will be hosting an exclusive food & wine tour through the iconic hotel. Leonel Zaldivar and the team at The Read House have cast a wonderful experience with Tyler Logue (Read House Historian); and Andrea Fassone (Founder of Enotria Wine Imports). Guests will tour the hotel while enjoying bespoke food paired with beautiful wines from the Enotria portfolio. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit thereadhousehotel.com.


Thursday, October 3

Throwback Thursday at the Hunter Museum 

When: 4-8 p.m. 
Where: Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View
Cost: Free

Enjoy the Hunter Museum permanent collection free of charge on this Throwback Thursday. 


Thursday, Oct. 3

Fireside: Outdoor Concert Series

When: 7-9 p.m. 
Where: Greenway Farms, 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 perhaps 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 Park. The artist will be Lou Wamp and The Bluetastics, a company of veteran pickers who honor the bluegrass tradition and give it a new kick. Instrumental prowess and vocal style showcase fine original material based in bluegrass, western swing, & swampy blues. They love to infuse the music with their own arrangements, original compositions, and nods to other genres of sound.


October 4-5 

4th Annual Morris Hill Craft Market and Quilt Show

When: Friday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: Morris Hill Baptist Church, 1804 Morris Hill Rd. 
Cost: Free

If you are into buying local, supporting local artists and makers (including young entrepreneurs!), and even supporting our local veterans, check out this event. Thousands attend each year to enjoy handmade crafts and baked goods for sale. For more information, visit morrishillbaptist.org/craftmarket.

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