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Friday Five

Learn about the top 5 things to do every week in the Chattanooga and North Georgia area!

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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,

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 9  to Friday, August 16. 

August 9-10

International Scale Model Show

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.
Cost: $12

The International Plastic Modelers Society's Annual Convention is coming to the Chattanooga Convention Center August 7th through the 10th. Scale modelers from around the world will be in attendance. There will be thousands of highly detailed scale models of airplanes, tanks, ships, cars, rockets and figures on display built by the best modelers in the world. Hundreds of vendors will be present and selling their products related to scale modeling. For more information, visit

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 2 to Friday, August 9. 

August 2-3

St. Jude Rodeo

When: 6-10 p.m.
Where: Doug Yates Farm, 111738 Alabama Hwy
Cost: $10-20; free for children 5 and under

The 22nd Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Rodeo is a PCA sanctioned rodeo held at Doug Yates Farm. Gates will open at 6 p.m. each night and the rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. Cash only at the gate. For more information visit pcarodeo.com.

Sunday, August 4

Chattanooga Dance Theatre Open House

When: 2-5 p.m. 
Where: Chattanooga Dance Theatre, 5151 Austin Rd., Suite A 
Cost: Free

Enjoy refreshments, children's crafts, performances by Chattanooga Dance Theatre's intermediate and

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, July 26 to Friday, August 2. 

Fridays and Saturdays through August

ChattaBrew Tour

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Various locations
Cost: $40

ChattaBrew Tour gives guests a behind-the-scenes brewery experience that isn't available to the general public. On each tour, you'll visit four different breweries over four hours, tasting their signature brews and seasonal selections while you learn the art and science of their craft. You'll also have time to grab a pint at each stop and even purchase cans and growlers to enjoy later. Ticket cost includes transportation on the climate-controlled ChattaBrew Tour beer bus, beer tastings at every

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, July 19 to Friday, July 26.

July 20, 26 and 27

Annie

When: 8-10 p.m. 
Where: Signal Mountain Playhouse, Corner of Rolling Way & James Blvd. 
Cost: $5-$15

The Signal Mountain Playhouse presents all time favorite "Annie" this July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27. The Playhouse Amphitheater is located just off the main mountain highway, 127 N (called Ridgeway on the Mountain), a short distance up Rolling Way, which is the street where the Police and Fire Departments are located. Curtain is at 8 p.m., but the box office opens at 6 p.m. for those who wish to buy tickets and place lawn chairs prior to the 8 p.m. curtain. The Playhouse accepts cash or checks

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, July 12 to Friday, July 19.

July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27

Annie

When: 8-10 p.m. 
Where: Signal Mountain Playhouse, Corner of Rolling Way & James Blvd. 
Cost: $5-$15

The Signal Mountain Playhouse presents all time favorite "Annie" this July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27. The Playhouse Amphitheater is located just off the main mountain highway, 127 N (called Ridgeway on the Mountain), a short distance up Rolling Way, which is the street where the Police and Fire Departments are located. Curtain is at 8 p.m., but the box office opens at 6 p.m. for those who wish to buy tickets and place lawn chairs prior to the 8 p.m. curtain. The Playhouse accepts cash or checks

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 28 to Friday July 5. 

Saturday, June 29

REI Backpacking Cooking Workshop

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Where: Enterprise South Nature Park, 8015 Volkswagen Drive 
Cost: $30-50

Creating a delicious and nutritious backpacking meal can be cinch when you have the knowledge and the right tools for the backcountry. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn about preparing food for backcountry travel, the different handling obstacles you may face in a remote setting, and tips and tricks on working with minimal kitchen supplies. We'll provide all the equipment and ingredients. No experience necessary. Just come hungry! For more information, visit rei.com/events.

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

Friday, June 21

Finding Neverland 

When: 7:30-11:30 p.m. 
Where: Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 
Cost: $50-75

The winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash "captures the kid-at-heart," says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, "It's a must-see you'll remember for years to come!" Directed by visionary Tony-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award winning film, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their

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

Various dates through August 

Summer Music Weekends

When: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Rd. 
Cost: $14.95-$26.95

Enjoy some of the best toe-tapping old-time, bluegrass and country music all summer long during Summer Music Weekends. Activities include the Walking in Frieda's Footsteps Tour, making Aunt Frieda's fire fly jars and some 1930's Americana all around. Returning for the 15th season are the amazing Birds of Prey shows featuring powerful and majestic birds up close for a unique learning experience. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, May 31 to Friday, June 7.  

May 31 - June 9 

Theatre Centre Presents Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile"

When: Various times
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street 
Cost: $15-30 

Idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking murder as one would expect from an Agatha Christie mystery story, but with the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's interpretation of the celebrated writer's "Murder on the Nile," you might feel that you've been dropped into the middle of a classic film of yore, not a classic whodunit on the stage. The entirety of "Murder on the Nile" takes place on the observation deck of the Lotus, a paddle steamer chartered by a group of

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