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At the start of their three-year journey to create a new album, the members of Nashville’s Fly Golden Eagle didn’t have a sprawling, 26-track epic in mind. They just wanted to produce something that better represented the band.

Jason Norris knew back in 1989 that the band he hoped to put together would be heavily influenced by The Beatles. In fact, he wanted to choose its name based on the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool. So, just think, The Pool could have been called The Liver.

Opry in the Park, a showcase for local talent and “a good excuse” to hang out with old friends and make new ones, returns to Veterans Park in Soddy-Daisy on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Mystery can be intriguing but also entertaining.

Four outlying museums will open their doors to visitors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, for Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live.

The success of a Cumberland County Playhouse production in neighboring Rhea County, Tenn., this past summer has put “Smoke” on the horizon.

A troupe from the Lexington Children’s Theatre in Kentucky will present a public performance of “Rapunzel” tonight, Sept. 25, in Cleveland, Tenn.

UTC Theatre Company will present “Clybourne Park,” a “bitingly funny and provocative drama” by Bruce Norris, as its first production of the 2014-15 academic year. Six performances are scheduled from Tuesday, Sept. 30, to Saturday, Oct. 4, in the UTC Fine Arts Center.

Conditions must be ripe for corn mazes. Would you believe the crop has doubled since last week?

Some spooks will get an early start on their Halloween hi-jinks. At least two haunted attractions are opening this weekend, and several more will follow in October.

Dogs from 12 countries have converged in Chattanooga for a Frisbee-catching contest, the sixth time the Skyhoundz World Championship has been held here.

However you describe your go-to wine — red, white, rosé, sweet, dry, sparkling — you’re sure to find a taste to please your palate at Wine Over Water.

Folks who love to bake, sew and grow will vie for blue-ribbon bragging rights when the Hamilton County Fair is held Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 27-28, at Chester Frost Park.

Some 2,500 athletes are steeling themselves for Chattanooga’s first Ironman triathlon. The daylong race Sunday, Sept. 28, features a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 116-mile bike ride, followed by a 26.2-mile marathon.

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