Chattanooga Weekend Shakedown (April 29-May 1, 2016)

Movies Opening This Weekend (Courtesy of


Mother’s Day (Rated PG-13, 1 Hr, 58 mins, Comedy/Drama)–Featuring Jennifer Anniston, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis and Kate Hudson, this comedy is about Three Generations coming together to celebrate the wonderful occasion (Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material)


Keanu (Rated R, 1 Hr, 38 mins, Comedy)–From the creators of Key and Peele comes Keanu, a tale of rescuing a beloved cat that has been kidnapped. Forced to enter into a world they far from understand the comedy duo bring the laughter. (Rated R for violences, language throughout, drug use and sexuality/nudity)

Other Events Courtesy of

Penny and Sparrow-Friday 8 p.m. at the Revelry Room

Penny & Sparrow are Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke hailing from Texas. The two are former roommates and are now touring the world. Their music is  inspired by alt country, a love of musicals, and a vast array of books that include “The Fault In Our Stars” and “A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius.” Their most recent record, “Struggle Pretty,” released independently and landed #2 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter and Top 50 Billboard at #49. Catch Penny & Sparrow playing their soul piercing songs and sharing stories from their heart on tour near you.(Courtesy of Revelry Room)

When: Friday, April 29, Doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m.
Where: 41 East 14th Street
How much: $15 day of show

Latin Festival in Highland Park
The annual Latin Festival in Highland Park is a free community celebration of Latin culture and a fundraiser for the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Latino Scholarship Fund and Chattanooga State’s adult basic education and English as a second language programs. Guests can expect a carnival atmosphere with folk dancing, music and performances by local and regional artists. The event also includes a parade of nations, authentic food court and more. A full list of activities is here.

When: Saturday, April 30, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: 2000 Union Ave.
How much: Free

Chattanooga Roller Girls: The Wheel Revolution
The Chattanooga Roller Girls return home for the first time this season on Saturday with two teams and plenty of fresh faces. Tickets for The Wheel Revolution doubleheader are on sale now. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids in advance. Tickets will be $12 at the door. A portion of proceeds will benefit Bike Walk Chattanooga. In addition to the main event between the Chattanooga Roller Girls and Huntsville, Alabama’s Dixie Derby Girls, the evening will also feature the home debut of the newly formed Chattanooga Roller Girls’ B team, the B Railers, in contest against Nashville’s B team, Brawl Stars. Click here for more information.

When: Saturday, April 30, 4 p.m.
Where: 1150 Carter St.
How much: $10 in advance or $12 at the door

Chattanooga Market


Fresh cut flowers, herbs, plantings and the best local arts & crafts in the region! There is something for everyone at the Chattanooga Market. Join them as they celebrate the season (strawberries and other goodies too!). Make sure to visit one of the local food trucks for lunch (we have tasted a few ourselves), sample some fresh goat cheese, salsa, or locally baked bread on your way.  The Market is ready for you rain or shine, it’s a terrific way to spend your Sunday with family and friends!

When: Sunday, May 1, 11a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Pavillon

Run Wild 5K Benefiting the Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo presents Run Wild! This 5K and 1 mile event is designed to be fun for all ages and fitness levels. After all, what’s more fun than a race that ends within a zoo and involves some of your closest animal friends? Not a whole lot! What’s even better is this race benefits one of Chattanooga’s oldest community-serving nonprofit organizations, the Chattanooga Zoo.

The route will end within the Chattanooga Zoo with up-close animal encounters, refreshments and more! Be sure to dress as your favorite animal so you can really run wild!

When: Saturday, April 30, 8a.m.- 5K, 8:30a.m. – 1 Mile Run
Where: Packet pick up will be at the Chattanooga Zoo on Friday, April 29 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 30 beginning at 7:00 am.
How much: $40 – 5K  or $25 – 1 Mile. Zoo Members receive a $5 discount

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The Lookouts take on the Montgomery Bay Biscuits in a 3 game home stand beginning Friday. You don’t want to miss Friday’s game for Fireworks and The Lookouts will be wearing and auctioning off their special “Operation!” themed jerseys!  First pitch is at 7:15. Saturday’s game is at 7:15 and is followed by a Sunday matinee at 2:15p. Head out and support the Lookouts! (


When: Friday – 7:15p.m.; Saturday – 7:15p.m.; Sunday – 2:15p.m.
Where: AT&T Stadium
How much: Lower Box $10, Upper Box $8, General Admission $7/Adult, $5/Child, Senior, Military


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