published Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Good-cause calendar


THURSDAY: Rhythm and Blues -- Hosanna Harvest for Hope, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 6 p.m., $60, music by Kathy Tugman Quartet, food from Cafe LeMont, benefits Hosanna Community. 870-6880.

22 Pink Cocktail Hour and Dinner Cruise, Pier 2, 6:30 p.m., $15 for cocktails; Southern Belle riverboat, 8-10 p.m., $75 for dinner cruise; benefits Chattanooga affiliate of Susan G. Komen Foundation.

27 The Taste of North Shore -- Sample of Southside, Track 29 on grounds of Chattanooga Choo Choo, 6-7 p.m. food tasting, 7-9 p.m. auction, $50 ($450 table of 10), sample specialties of area restaurants, benefits Northside Neighborhood House.

  • Three Blind Wines, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 6-9 p.m., $60 per team of one or two, plus three bottles of same-label wine; silent auction and wine-tasting benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 615-255-1167.

28 Motown Concert, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 7 p.m., $16, $21 and $25, featuring former Impression Willie Kitchens Jr. and the Tri-Octaves, benefits Bethlehem Center.

29 Two Friends Tour, Memorial Auditorium, 7 p.m., $49.25, concert by Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith benefits YMCA Community Action Project. 642-TIXS.

  • A Tale of Four Souls: A Haunting Spirit Ball, Delta Queen riverboat, 7 p.m.-midnight, $65 ($125 couple), costume contest, dancing, beverages and buffet to benefit Kids on the Block; one couple will win a night's stay in haunted room 109. 757-5259.

31 Midnight Mayhem Halloween Cruise, Southern Belle riverboat, boarding at 10 p.m., return about 1 a.m., benefits Chattanooga Friends. 778-4300.


5 Princess Presto Tea Party, the Tea Cottage, 2233 Hickory Valley Road, 2 p.m., $20, princess party for children ages 4 and up with photos, take-home gifts, lesson with Princess Presto, benefits WTCI Channel 45, reservations required. 702-7814.

11 A Song for the Children, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., Vince Gill in concert to benefit Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, $35 and $50. A $175 VIP ticket includes cocktail reception and dinner catered by Carrabba's at Loose Cannon Studio, reserved concert seating, post-concert dessert reception at the Tivoli and transportation to and from Loose Cannon. 266-6918.

  • Holiday Hearts, Chattanooga Convention Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., merchant marketplace, cooking demonstrations, silent auction, Belk fashion show and luncheon, $50 ($400 corporate table), benefits Hospice of Chattanooga. 892-4289.

12 Spectrum, Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, 6 p.m., dinner gala with live and silent auctions to benefit Hunter Museum, $175. 267-0968.

16 History Makers Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., honoring Mai Bell Hurley and Mayor Ron Littlefield for Chattanooga Venture, benefits Chattanooga History Center. 265-3247.

18 Party Like a Rock Star, DoubleTree Hotel, 7 p.m., $100, cocktails and silent auction, followed by dinner, karaoke and live auction. Guests encouraged to dress like rock stars; benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.

To be included

  • Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at by Monday. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.

  • Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identification. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.

  • Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.

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