Party in the Park
It’s always fun to party in places you wouldn’t expect to party, right? Sculpture Fields at Montague Park will host Party in the Park from 8 to 11 Friday night. Guests will enjoy drinks, dancing and a light show featuring music from DJ 1900 and the Chattanooga Underground electronic music scene. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Click here for more information.
When: Friday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m.
Where: 1800 Polk St.
How much: $20–$25
Head of the Hooch 2017
The annual Head of the Hooch regatta returns to Chattanooga’s Riverfront this weekend. The first boats will hit the water at 8 a.m., and spectators can view the action from several locations along the Tennessee River. Head of the Hooch features competitors rowing a 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course that ends at Ross’s Landing. Races run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Head of the Hooch is one of the world’s largest rowing regattas, with more than 2,000 boats racing over two days. Click here for more information. A full schedule is available here.
When: Saturday–Sunday, Nov. 4–5, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Where: 200 Riverfront Parkway
How much: Free
The 15th annual Normal-Palooza benefits Normal Park Museum Magnet School. Featuring arts, music, unique vendors, games and more, Normal-Palooza runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1219 W. Mississippi Ave. Live music will be provided by Buddy Shirk, Ashley & the X’s, Ogya, and Butch Ross. Food vendors include Adelle’s Ice Cream Creperie, Fiamma Pizza Co., Good Dog and other local vendors. Admission is free. Click here for more information. Ticket packages for inflatables, T-shirts and more can be purchased here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: 1219 W. Mississippi Ave.
How much: Free
Emmylou Harris at Tivoli Theatre
A winner of 13 Grammy Awards, Harris is celebrated as a “discoverer and interpreter of other artists’ songs,” with her versions of “The Boxer,” “Wayfaring Stranger” and Bob Dylan’s “Every Grain of Sand” competing with the originals. She most recently won a Grammy for Best Americana Album for 2014’s “Old Yellow Moon,” an album with Rodney Crowell. The 70-year-old, silver-haired performer has worked with numerous artists during her career, including late country legend Gram Parsons. Their duet “Love Hurts” became an iconic love song. Tickets are still available here.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m.
Where: 709 Broad St.
How much: $45 and up
Chattanooga Chili Day
Warm up your bones at the Chattanooga Market Sunday with the annual Chattanooga Chili Day. Local market vendors will offer a variety of chili—ranging from hot to mild, weird to traditional—from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect chili dogs, chili burgers, Frito pies and everything else. In addition to chili, guests can purchase seasonal fruits and veggies such as apples, squash and more. Click here for more information.
When: Sunday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.
How much: Free