Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, June 14, 2019

Events: Spring Garden Tour

The 32nd annual Spring Garden Tour will take place Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, June 16, 1-6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the event at any of the gardens on the tour. Proceeds from the Spring Garden Tour benefit educational and scholarship programs sponsored by the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County. Information. This year’s tour features two public educational gardens and four private gardens:

• Betty and Dan Smith, 150 Truan Drive, Hixson

• Hat Chau, 5797 Taggart Drive, Hixson

• Alpine Crest Elementary School, 4700 Stagg Road, Red Bank

• Carl and Lynn Pendergrass, 4016 Norwood Ave., Red Bank

• Cate Mueller, 1012 Hanover St., Chattanooga

• Girls Preparatory School, 208 Island Ave., Chattanooga

Exploring Chattanooga’s rich history

Author and filmmaker Dean Arnold will give a series of talks on Chattanooga’s history this summer. The first lecture will take place Tuesday, June 18, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Public Library. Arnold will cover events that led to the Trail of Tears in the 19th century including the assassinations of key leaders, arrests of missionaries and riots stemming from multiracial marriages.

World Refugee Day

Bridge Refugee Services will host a World Refugee Day celebration at The Camp House, 149 E. MLK Blvd., on Thursday, June 20, 6-8 p.m. This family-friendly event will include opportunities to learn more about the cultures and experiences of refugees, including international appetizers, live music and dance performances. Tickets

Aloha Summer Cruise

The Red Shoe Society will host its Aloha Summer Cruise on the Southern Belle on Friday, June 21, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House. Tickets

Make Music Chattanooga returns

Make Music Chattanooga will return for a fourth year Friday, June 21. In addition to over 40 concerts, highlights will include an electric guitar parade, a harmonica workshop (free harmonica included), drum set duos, a summer solstice dance party and the summer solstice jam. Schedule

Barefoot Nellie to headline July 4 celebration at Jewish Cultural Center

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the community to celebrate Independence Day with an indoor picnic Thursday, July 4, 11:30 a.m., at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. Local bluegrass band Barefoot Nellie will headline the event. Grilled chicken, potato salad, coleslaw and dessert are on the menu. Tickets