Take Offs & Landings — Aug 7-13

Posted 8/7/19

• Bradley Sunrise Rotary Sunset GalaSaturday, Aug. 10, 6-9:30 p.m.Join Rotary on  Saturday, Aug. 10, for dinner and a fun evening with  well-known actor, writer and comedian Henry Cho. …

This item is available in full to subscribers

Take Offs & Landings — Aug 7-13


• Bradley Sunrise Rotary Sunset Gala

Saturday, Aug. 10, 6-9:30 p.m.

Join Rotary on  Saturday, Aug. 10, for dinner and a fun evening with  well-known actor, writer and comedian Henry Cho. This unique evening at the Cleveland Country Club will help raise much needed funds for worthy local organizations. Seating is limited to approximately 30 tables. Go to bradleysunriserotary.com for more information. Tickets are available per table or $200 for individual tickets. Everyone is welcome.

Cleveland Country Club

345 Kyle Lane N.W., Cleveland TN 37312

• Gin Blossoms

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 8:30 p.m.

See 1990s hit makers Gin Blossoms will be at The Signal on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and enjoy hits like “Hey Jealousy,” “’Til I Hear it From You” and “Until I Fall Away.” Tickets are $44-$68.

The Signal

1810 Chestnut St., Chattanooga TN 37408

• Red Carpet Jubilee

Thursday, Aug. 8, VIP Reception at 4 p.m., general admission at 5:45 p.m., program at 6:30 p.m.

In remembrance of the history of Emancipation in Tennessee, the Beck Cultural Exchange Center announces its Fifth Annual “Eighth of August Jubilee. The 2019 Eighth of August Red-Carpet Jubilee theme is “Racism, Justice & The Right to Vote: The Fight for Freedom 1919.” 

In Knoxville, a century ago, the Knoxville Branch of NAACP was formed, the national guard was called in during the race riots in the heat of a red summer, and women went to the polls to vote for the first time. The Red-Carpet Jubilee is a special presentation of history and culture and will also include the screening of “The Evers,” by award-winning producer Loki Mulholland. The film is the family’s story of Medgar Evers, Civil Rights activist and NAACP field secretary. Joining Loki Mulholland will be Reena Evers, daughter of Medgar Evers. The special VIP reception will include a private screening of "Knoxville’s Red Summer: The Riot of 1919," produced by East Tennessee PBS and featuring never seen before footage of Knoxville immediately following the riots.

The VIP Reception will begin at 4 p.m., followed by general admission at 5:45 p.m., and the program starting at 6:30 p.m. VIP tickets are $60 and general admission tickets are $15. Each ticket purchased includes a complimentary copy of the recently re-released book “The Heat of a Red Summer” by Robert J. Booker valued at $15.

Tennessee Theatre

604 South Gay St., Knoxville, TN 37902

• Movies in the Park—‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

Saturday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m. concessions available, movie at 9 p.m.

Movie Nights in the Park are back. Pack up your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. This is the last Movie in the Park this season at Greenway Park. These events are free to the public. The movies will start at about 9 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase on-site beginning at 7 p.m. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent. 

Greenway Park

755 Raider Drive, Cleveland TN 37312

• Cherokee Cultural Celebration

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

An authentic Cherokee experience offered with demonstrations, dances from the Oconaluftee Indian Village and Warriors of Ani Kituwah. There will be storytellers, artisans, musicians and traditional and contemporary food.

Red Clay State Historic Park

1120 Red Clay Park Road, Cleveland

• Sounds of Summer: Hot Nights, Cool Jazz with Tim Hughes Quartet

Saturday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m.

The Sounds of Summer rolls on into August with the Time Hughes Quartet in downtown Athens. Bring a lawn chair and settle in for a night of Jazz. For more information, call 423-263-7232.

Market Park Pavilion

106 South Jackson St., Athens TN 37303

• Market at the Mill

Thursday, Aug. 8, 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, arts and crafts, food vendors and more. The Market is open rain or shine in the Old Woolen Mill.

Old Woolen Mill

445 Church St. S.E., Cleveland TN 37311

• The Chattanooga Market—Mountain View Bluegrass

Sunday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It’s a toe-tappin’, banjo playin’, string singing’ mix of country and folk music that will get you up and dancing. You can see some of the region’s hottest bluegrass acts during two free performances at Chattanooga Market. There will be just the right mix of live music, local eats and cold brews. 

First Tennessee Pavilion

1829 Carter St., Chattanooga TN 37402


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment


Print subscribers have FREE access to clevelandbanner.com by registering HERE

Non-subscribers have limited monthly access to local stories, but have options to subscribe to print, web or electronic editions by clicking HERE

We are sorry but you have reached the maximum number of free local stories for this month. If you have a website account here, please click HERE to log in for continued access.

If you are a print subscriber but do not have an account here, click HERE to create a website account to gain unlimited free access.

Non-subscribers may gain access by subscribing to any of our print or electronic subscriptions HERE