18 Thrivent Benefit Concert, Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road, 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. concert, $10 adults, $5 students, $25 per family. Concert benefits Southeast Tennessee/Northwest Georgia chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; proceeds will help Thrivent build a home for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. 423-236-4660.
17 Yappy Meower, Mia Cucina, 345 Frazier Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $20, benefits McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center. www.mckameyanimalcenter.org.
23 Chattanooga's Voice, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., 6 p.m. silent auction and hors d'oeuvres, 7 p.m. competition with 10 singers; $100 full event, $25 show only, benefits Chattanooga Theatre Centre. 267-8534.
30 Bethany Christian Services dinner, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 6 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. dinner. Free dinner for adults only, donations will be taken. Speaker is Johnny Carr, author of "Orphan Justice: How to Care for Orphans Beyond Adopting." For reservations: 423-622-7360.
1 Rock N Ride Festival, Mystery Dog Ranch, 975 Wooten Road, Ringgold, Ga., 3-11 p.m., $5 per person, $20 family of four or more. Horse and pony rides, Old West Town, children's games, gospel music at fundraiser for Hozho Therapeutic Equestrian Services Inc. www.hozhotherapeutic.org.