Chattanooga City Lights — Spring 2017

MARCH

Mar. 3
CELLARbration
CELLARbration is a blind wine tasting and contest benefitting the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, sample wines, and vote for your favorites.
hatcherfoundation.com/wine, 423.243.3475


Mar. 9
The Moth Ball® by CityScope® 
Save the date, and enjoy Chattanooga’s ultimate girls’ night out! Event proceeds benefit Chattanooga Room in the Inn, which supports local women and children who find themselves homeless. Tickets for this year’s event have sold out. themothball.org, 423.266.3440


Mar. 11
MBD: Girl Edition
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous is all about empowering girls ages 8-18 to become bold entrepreneurs. This year’s event is designed to help girls gain confidence and learn about entrepreneurship and includes a Girls Marketplace and Co.Lab’s 24 Hour Generator. Information and application available online.
getyourmbd.com


Mar. 11
Med Rock at The Hush Hush Club
This year promises to be the best yet as physicians hit the stage for Med Rock, the annual battle of the bands event which benefits a college scholarship fund. Food, beverages, and plenty of fun ensue as physicians compete for the coveted Med Rock “fan favorite” award. Tickets are $45 per person.
facebook.com/medrockchattanooga


Mar. 11
Ron York Book Signing
Ron York will be in Chattanooga on March 11 for a book signing of “Kept In The Dark” at the Artists on the Loose Studio at 1401 Williams Street from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and recent work by 10 artists will be on exhibit.
artistsontheloose.com


Mar. 15
Odyssey Awards Luncheon
The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is hosting its 8th annual Odyssey Awards Luncheon featuring Wintley Phipps, Grammy nominee and the founder and CEO of the US Dream Academy. 423.702.7230


Mar. 25
Rescues on the Runway
Join the Humane Education Society at the Chattanooga Choo Choo for dinner, silent and live auctions, and Chattanooga’s most unique runway show. Enjoy delicious food and a wonderful evening, and make a difference for homeless animals in our community. heschatt.org

 


APRIL

Apr. 8
A Night to Remember
It’s the 30th anniversary of this fundraising gala for urban youth organizations in Chattanooga! Headlining this event are The Impressions and Eddie Levert, so this is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss.
anighttoremember.org, 423.463.0687


Apr. 21
Wine and Pearls
Benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, this elegant affair will include a silent auction, live music, and hors d’oeuvres. The event will be held at the Hunter Museum of
American Art.  
423.495.1835


Apr. 23
Tucker’s Trek
This 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at Baylor School is held to remember and celebrate the life of Tucker Hunt and raise funds for Emily’s Power for a Cure. Register online or opt for walk-up registration on race day beginning at 2 p.m.
emilyspowerforacure.com


Apr. 25
Siskin StyleWorks
Join Siskin Children’s Institute as they present the 41st annual StyleWorks sponsored by Belk. It’s fashion with compassion supporting the Institute’s programs and services in education, health care, home visiting, and outreach at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Visit their website for tickets and details about this two day event.
siskin.org/styleworks

 


MAY

May 2
Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon
A benefit for the American Lung Association in Tennessee, the 32nd annual luncheon honors one Tennessee Woman of Distinction, Young Women of Distinction from Chattanooga, and 11 Women of Distinction from the Chattanooga area.
tnwomenofdistinction.org, 423.629.1098


May 6
Latin Festival 2017

This free community celebration has the spirit of a Caribbean carnival with fun for all ages and backgrounds.  This year’s festival features traditional folkloric performances, authentic cuisine, and a soccer tournament among other exciting events. Latin Festival 2017 will be held at Highland Park. 
latinfestivalcha.org, 423.697.3204


May 12
Chattanooga Go Red For Women Celebration & Lunch

Together with the American Heart Association, learn more about heart disease and stroke at this annual luncheon. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
chattanoogagored.heart.org, 423.763.4409


May 20
Everyday Heroes Gala

At this annual event, celebrate local heroes who have battled ALS and support those still fighting. Proceeds will go toward ALS research and finding a cure. The evening includes music and dancing with Love, Peace, and Happiness Band.
everydayheroesgala.com, 615.832.5005