published Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Out & About calendar - Oct. 31-Nov. 6

LEISURE

BOWL-A-RAMA -- Pin Strikes Entertainment Center, 6241 Perimeter Drive. Three-day tournament is fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6; 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. Teams of four or five bowlers, $25 per member. 423-778-4338.

BRAINERD FARMERS MARKET -- Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. Open 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 423-580-6281.

BRITISH CAR SHOW -- Track 29 parking lot, 1400 Market St. Southern British Car Club hosts all types of British cars, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 2. Free. 423-521-2929.

CAMP OUT TO STAMP OUT HOMELESSNESS -- First Tennessee Pavilion, 1829 Reggie White Blvd. Spend the night outdoors in urban campground and eat in bread line at fundraiser for Family Promise, Nov. 16-17. $25 per person, $10 per person for groups, $50 for family up to four, $10 each additional camper with family or group of four. Build a box in Box City contest, 5-7 p.m., $10 per team member. 423-756-3891.

CHATTANOOGA ARBORETUM AND NATURE CENTER -- 400 Garden Road. All events require registration: 423-821-1160.

* Today, Oct. 31: Scarecrow in the Wilds picnic and hay ride, 4:30-6:30 p.m. $10.

* Saturday, Nov. 2: Night Paddle up Lookout Creek, 7:30-10 p.m. Bring head lamp and bug repellent. $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

CHATTANOOGA FIGHTS MS -- Heritage Landing clubhouse, 1100 Heritage Landing Drive. Fundraiser hosted by writer/storyteller Michael Gray, with music by Cardon Smith Group, heavy hors d'oeuvres and adult beverages, 7-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Casual dress. $10. Proceeds to go National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Presented by Chattanooga Pathfinders, local team participating in MS Challenge Walk. 423-364-8362.

CHATTANOOGA GHOST TOURS -- The Little Curiosity Shoppe, 138 Market St. Walking tours through downtown, ghost hunts through University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Citizens Cemetery, 9 nightly. $15 adults, $10 ages 12 and under. 423-821-7125.

CHATTANOOGA SIDEWALK TOURS -- Final tours today and Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Dynamo of Dixie Tour departs from Sheraton Read House, corner of Broad Street and M.L. King Boulevard; 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Bluffs and Bridges Tour begins at south end of Walnut Street Bridge; 4 and 6 p.m. $15 adults, $7 children 12 and under. Reservations required: 423-228-0448, www.chattanoogasidewalktours.com.

COIN SHOW -- Camp Jordan, East Ridge. Buy, sell or trade coins at Tennessee State Numismatic Society event, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 1-2; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Free admission; photo ID required. 901-327-1703, www.tsns.org.

COMMUNITY DAY AND CAR SHOW -- Loftis Middle School, 8611 Columbus Road. Fundraiser for Dallas Bay Firefighters' Christmas Fund includes inflatables, live music, free food and car show, 10 am.-2 p.m. Nov. 9. Car show entry is $10 or a new toy equivalent to that price. 423-209-8400.

CUMBERLAND MOUNTAIN STORYTELLING FESTIVAL -- Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. Storytelling rounds featuring Minton Sparks (with John Jackson), Elizabeth Rose, Kim Weitkamp, C. Keith Young, East Tennessee State University Tale Tellers and Cumberland Mountain Storytelling Guild, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 (all times Central). Workshops, 10 a.m. Saturday. $15 adults, $8 students either day; $20 and $10 both days. www.performingartsalliance.org.

GEMS FOR HOPE -- Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, 1511 Riverview Road. Live and silent auctions featuring fine jewelry, gemstones, artwork and gift packages to benefit Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. $150 couples, $100 individuals. 423-778-2222.

GREEK BAKE SALE -- Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Glenwood Drive. Annual pastry sale by women of the church with foods at a variety of prices, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7. 423-629-2364.

HAYRIDES AND CAMPFIRES -- Cloudland Canyon State Park, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. Enjoy fall beauty on tractor-pulled hayride followed by s'mores, hot dogs and apple cider around a campfire, 2-6 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 16. $5 adults, $3 children 4-12, $5 parking. 706-657-4050.

HIKES -- Led by Soddy-Daisy Hiking Club. Bring water and snack. Carpool locations given for those who want to meet group. 423-842-3619.

* Saturday, Nov. 2: Cloudland Canyon, moderate six miles, meet at Red Bank Bi-Lo parking lot, 9 a.m. Coincides with park's arts and craft festival; $5 parking fee.

* Tuesday, Nov. 5: Stringers Ridge, easy-to-moderate five miles, meet at Red Bank Bi-Lo parking lot, 9 a.m.

OOLTEWAH FARMERS MARKET -- Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co., 5829 Main St. Open 3-6 p.m. Thursdays. 423-238-9775.

PINK BANDANA BALL -- Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Cowboy-themed fundraiser for Emily's Power for a Cure, to fight neuroblastoma, features barbecue, dancing, live music, live and silent auctions, gem mining, mechanical bull riding, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. $100. www.emilyspowerforacure.com.

QUILT SHOW -- Lyerly Elementary School gymnasium, 150 Oak Hill Road, Lyerly, Ga. Lyerly Civic Club displays eight tables of quilts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. $5 admission includes plate of food, drink, dessert. $1 tickets for Christmas quilt raffle at noon. Seven door prizes awarded. Proceeds go to $500 college scholarship for Chattooga County student. 706-895-2652.

SHRINERS GUN SHOW -- Alhambra Shrine Temple, 1000 Alhambra Drive. Buy, sell or trade at gun show with 100 tables of vendors, appraisers also on hand, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10. Table rental $45; call 423-322-0855. Show information: 423-892-0223.

SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD DINNER -- Broad Street Grille, 1201 Broad St. Join Tennessee Aquarium curator of fishes Thom Demas for four-course dinner featuring sustainable food prepared by chef Adam Roe and served with wine pairings, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7. $50 Aquarium members, $55 nonmembers (includes gratuity). 423-756-3400.

WAG AND WINE -- Kitchen at Union Square, Tallan Building, 200 W. M.L. King Blvd. Restaurant celebrates grand opening with fundraiser for Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7. Includes chef selection tasting portions, artisanal cheese and two glasses of wine. $20. Advance ticket purchase required; www.HESchatt.com, 423-624-5302, ext. 228.

WALKING HISTORY TOUR -- Orchard Knob Military Park, corner of Orchard Knob Avenue and Ivy Street. Chattanooga History Center's fourth tour in Civil War sesquicentennial series, "Siege Lines, Confederate Perspective," 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5. $5 nonmembers. RSVP by Monday, Nov. 4. 423-265-3247.

WINE DINNER -- Back Inn Cafe, 412 E. Second St. Join Michael Vasta for red-wine tasting along with food pairings from Back Inn chef, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7. $37, reservations required. 423-265-5033.

WINE IN THE WOODS -- Sequatchie Valley Institute, 1233 Cartwright Loop, Whitwell, Tenn. Institute's annual membership drive with wine tasting of home brews, local art, live music and food, 2-11:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. $50. 423-949-4598.

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