Chattanooga Weekend Shakedown

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1. MOVIES: “EYE IN THE SKY stars Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.”  But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of US and British government, over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.” Rated R Creds to MovieFone

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2.MOVIES: “The inspiring and unique story of seven-year-old Jesus Christ and his family as they come to a fuller understanding of His divine nature and purpose.” Rated PG-13  Creds to MovieFone

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3.MOVIES: “Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen), a sweet but dimwitted English football hooligan, reunites with his long-lost brother Sebastian (Mark Strong), a deadly MI6 agent, to prevent a massive global terror attack and prove that behind every great spy is an embarrassing sibling.” Rated R Creds to MovieFone

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4. MOVIES: “After surviving a car accident, Michelle wakes up to find herself in an underground bunker with two men named Howard (John Goodman) and Emmett. Howard tells her that a massive chemical attack has rendered the air unbreathable and their only hope of survival is to remain inside. Despite the comforts of home, Howard’s menacing demeanor causes the young woman to plan her escape. After taking matters into her own hands, Michelle’s desire to learn the truth about the outside world comes to fruition.” Rated PG-13 Creds to MovieFone

5. EVENTS:  “The first two Road to Nightfall preliminary rounds will be held on Fridayand Saturday at Granfalloon. Nick Lutsko, Genki Genki Panic, The Scarlet Love Conspiracy, Shabti and Marlow Drive are just a few of the bands performing this weekend. The competition continues March 17, 18 and 19. The winners chosen from each night will perform March 26 at Revelry Room to determine the winner of the competition. Shows begin promptly at 8 p.m., and tickets are $8 at the door. There isn’t a better way to soak in all that Chattanooga’s live music scene has to offer than attending these Road to Nightfall showcases. Food and plenty of beer will be available for purchase. Ample parking will also be available. ” Creds to

When: Friday–Saturday, March 11–12, 8 p.m.
Where: 400 E. Main St.
How much: $8 per night

6. EVENTS:  “Rock City’s ninth annual celebration of all things Irish takes place this weekend ahead of St. Patrick’s Day. The event includes live music, Irish jig lessons, Irish food, beer, dancing, costumed characters and plenty of family-friendly fun. Shamrock City will be Saturday and Sunday (and March 19 and 20) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $22.95 for adults and $12.95 for children 3–12. Click here for a list of activities and here for ticketing information.” Creds to

When: Saturday–Sunday, March 12–13, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: 1400 Patten Road (Lookout Mountain)
How much: $12.95–$22.95

7. EVENTS:  “It’s back! The 2016 Great Southern Old Time Fiddlers’ Convention returns to Lindsay Street Hall Saturday at noon. The event features fiddlers, dancers and pickers from all over the country competing for prizes and jamming all afternoon. Admission is $10, and children under 6 are free. Want to compete? Contest registration is free with paid admission. Of course, spectating is always encouraged. You won’t meet a nicer bunch of people. Click here for more information.” Creds to

When: Saturday, March 12, 12 p.m.
Where: 901 Lindsay St.
How much: $10

8. EVENTS: “Put on your best clover green and enjoy the third annual St. Chatty’s Day Parade on Saturday at noon, presented by the Shamrock Society. This year’s parade has been expanded, with the route now extending to include Fourth and Market streets, Market Street Bridge, Frazier Avenue and Coolidge Park. More than 50 floats are expected; all proceeds benefit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block. The Fireman’s Fountain at Lookout and Sixth streets will be dyed green ahead of the parade.” Creds to

When: Saturday, March 12, 12 p.m.
Where: Downtown to North Shore
How much: Free

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9. EVENTS: “Legendary performer Elton John returns to Chattanooga’s McKenzie Arena on Saturday night for a concert. The performance is expected to be a showcase of greatest hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Candle in the Wind” and “Your Song.” Click here for a recent set list. Some tickets are still available for purchase via UTC’s Ticket Tracksand, for an inflated price, via StubHub. ” Creds to

When: Saturday, March 12, 8 p.m.
Where: 720 E. Fourth St.
How much: Varies

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10. FOOD: During your weekend of fun movies and events, come to Chattanooga’s Bluff View Art District to relax at the bed and breakfast, walk over to Rembrandts Coffee House in the morning, take a stroll in the art garden, have lunch/dinner at your choice of Tony’s Pasta, or the Back Inn Cafe, both very exquisite! Click Here For more details and make your reservations!



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