To be included
• Calendar: Email items to Susan Pierce at email@example.com by Monday. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.
• Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.
27 Down Syndrome Awareness Night, AT&T Field, 7:15 p.m., $5, fundraiser at Lookouts game to benefit Chattanooga Down Syndrome Society. 615-542-4636.
17 Chattanooga Mud Run, Greenway Farms, 5051 Gann Store Road, 9 a.m., $250 for team of five, benefits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. www.chattanoogamudrun.com.
24 Southern Brewers Festival, downtown Chattanooga/Ross's Landing, 2 p.m.-midnight, $20 until Aug. 12, $30 after that; benefits Chattanooga's Kids on the Block. www.southernbrewersfestival.com.
7 StarNight, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m. cocktail reception followed by dinner, performance by Wilson Phillips and dancing to benefit Siskin Children's Institute, $250. www.siskin.org/starnight.
• Stein to Stem, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6:30 p.m. wine tastings; 7:45 p.m. chefs' dinner and wine auction; 9:30 p.m. Uncorked after-party, $200, $375 couples, benefits Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation. 892-8309.
19 Purse Auction, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11 a.m., $40, benefits Salvation Army. Bid on purses filled with jewelry, cosmetics, gift certificates, trips and more. 756-1023.
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...