Take Offs & Landings


Posted 6/13/18

• Monday Night Social at Sounds of Summer

June 16, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

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Take Offs & Landings



• Monday Night Social at Sounds of Summer
June 16, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

The 2018 Sounds of Summer season kicks off with the band Monday Night Social, and you are invited! The winner of the 2017 Road to Nightfall, this Cleveland-based group will bring their own blend of musical influences and experiences to Athens. Bring your beach blankets and lawn chairs, and join in on the fun!

You can learn more about Monday Night Social at http://mondaynightsocial.com/  
Opening for them will be Jubal out of Knoxville. http://www.jubaltune.com/ 

• Sandy Brown: Artist Meet & Greet
June 13, 3-5 p.m.

Visit the Museum Store and meet Sandy Brown, award-winning artist, educator, and the ARTIST OF THE MONTH! She will be at the Museum Center at Five Points on Wednesday, June 13 between 3 and 5 p.m., to show her breath-taking new artwork for sale at the Museum Store. Prints will also be available for purchase beginning that day. She is offering a 15 percent discount on all prints for the entire month of June. Complimentary gift-wrapping, as well as light refreshments, will be available as part of your shopping experience. This is a free, public event! Can't wait to see Sandy's artwork? Visit the Museum Store Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to see Brown's artwork, as well as artwork from other local artists.

Museum Center at Five Points

200 Inman St. E., Cleveland TN 37311

• Chickamauga Battlefield Bike Ride
June 16, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Outdoor Chattanooga have joined forces once again this year to offer a series of free, monthly historical bike tours through Chickamauga Battlefield. The public is invited to bring their bicycles (recumbent or handcycles are also appropriate) and join in the leisurely paced historical rides, which take approximately two hours. National Park Service rangers will talk about the history of the battlefield while Outdoor Chattanooga staff and volunteers provide ride leadership and support. Loaner bicycles from the Outdoor Chattanooga Mobile Bicycle Fleet will be available for riders 5 feet tall and over at no charge, thanks to sponsorship from the Friends of the Park and the Chattanooga Bicycle Club. Reservations for these bicycles are required, so if you need to reserve a bike, call the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241. The monthly tours begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Visitor Center. Ride length is approximately three to four leisurely miles on flat to moderate hilly terrain. The rides are appropriate for adults and for children ages 8 and older, when accompanied by an adult. No training wheels, please. All participants are required to wear helmets. This free program is supported by the Friends of the Park and the Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga. Additional Saturday battlefield bicycle tours are scheduled the third Saturday monthly through October for 2018:  June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20.

Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

3370 Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742

• Music in the Vineyards

June 16, 5-8 p.m.

Take your family and friends and enjoy Georgia Winery’s concert series. It will be a relaxing evening filled with live music and sweet, Southern wine! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a night in the vineyard at the Georgia Winery, rain or shine! There will be cheese plates, hummus plate and a seasonal appetizers available for purchase. The June 16 band will be the sultry jazz inspired Clare Donohue Quartet. Tickets are $5. No refunds or exchanges on event tickets for this all-ages event.

Georgia Winery

6469 Battlefield Parkway, Ringgold GA 30736


• Nature Nuts: Bat Cave Paddle
June 16, 7:30-10 p.m.

On June 16, join Outdoor Chattanooga guides as we paddle to the Nickajack Bat Cave and watch the mother bats come out to hunt insects. This trip involves sitting quietly and patiently in canoes for up to 45 minutes. No previous canoeing experience is required. Rain date TBD. Meet at the launch site in Marion County. Registration is by phone only. To register, please call Julia Gregory at 423-785-4054. This trip is limited to 15 Adults and children ages 5-12 (with adult supervision).

• Summer Movie Magic presented by Denark Construction: Vertigo
June 17, 2 p.m.

Experience director Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece "Vertigo" on the big screen. The film stars James Stewart as former police detective John "Scottie" Ferguson. Scottie is forced into early retirement because an incident in the line of duty has caused him to develop acrophobia (an extreme fear of heights) and vertigo (a false sense of rotational movement). Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children.

The Tennessee Theatre

604 South Gay St., Knoxville TN 37902


• Forrest Homecoming & Southern Heritage Festival
June 16, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Annual Forrest Homecoming and Southern Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, June 16, at the Nathan Bedford Forrest Boyhood Home. The festival features an annual living history gathering at the boyhood home of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, with re-enactors, civilian encampment, music, lectures and Southern sutlers. The festival is completely family-friendly, and all funds from the event go directly toward the construction of an on-site Visitors Center. Admission is $5.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Home

4435 Pyles Rd

Chapel Hill TN 37034.


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