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Nov. 15-Jan. 3
Christmas Nights of Lights at Camp Jordan Park. Begins at dusk and runs through 10 p.m. with extended hours on the weekends. Hundreds of thousands of LED lights, driven by more than 1,000 computer channels, synchronized to both traditional and new Christmas music playing through the car radio. $6 per person, with children 3-years-old and under free.
ChattaNew Year, a downtown New Year’s Eve event that celebrates Chattanooga and its citizens. The DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Chattanooga/Downtown will play host to the event and Coca-Cola Countdown to the New Year, which Coca-Cola Bottling Company United announced Friday will include a 3-D Coca-Cola bottle and light show. Begins at 8 p.m. inside The DoubleTree Hotel. Ticket holders will enjoy music from Deep Fried Five, a champagne toast station and giveaways from Krystal and MoonPie. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase. An outdoor family-friendly street party and Kidz Zone, powered by EPB, will entertain guests as the New Year approaches. Free and open to the public, the street party will include games, giveaways and local mascots. Local food trucks, including Famous Nater’s, Bitler Bistro and Rolling J’s will offer specialty food items throughout the event on Chestnut Street. For ticket information visit a Cumulus station online at wgow.com, kz106.com or wogt.com. For additional details visit ChattNew Year on Facebook, follow them on Twitter @CHANYE or visitChattaNewYear.com.
Illusionist Jaden Maxwell will appear at Mt. Peria Baptist Church, 341 Sparks St., in Ringgold at 6:30 p.m. A family evening of food and fun. Enjoy a winter feast (two seatings based on advance ticket), and then hear Jaden’s testimony and be amazed by his feats of illusion. Donation: adults $20, children 3-12 $10. Presented by The Center For HOPE, a non-profit serving Northwest Georgia. For more information, call 706.866-0917.
Southern Lit Alliance presents a Heritage Dinner with John T. Edge of the Southern Foodways Alliance at Easy Bistro on Saturday, April 18 during the Celebration of Southern Literature. The evening will feature drinks, snacks, and a 4-course seasonal dinner prepared by Chef Erik Niel. Tickets are $150/per person and will benefit the Southern Lit Alliance. This dinner is limited to 36 guests. For ticket information, click here.
The Craniofacial Foundation of America will host their 8th Annual Palate 2 Palette event on Saturday, April 25. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with the Gallery Stroll. This year’s stroll will take guests through a magical journey to accompany the theme, “The Wizard of Us”, based on the classic, The Wizard of Oz. Each gallery will tell a story based on characters from the movie and will pair a family or child associated with the CFA to each. Following the gallery stroll, all guests are invited to visit the enchanted Emerald City at the Bubbles and Sweets after party at Track-29 from 8-10 p.m. for live music, dancing, food and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Craniofacial Foundation of America. Patron tickets to the event are $75 per person and $150 for VIP. For tickets or information, please visit www.p2pchattanooga.com and get event updates by following Palate to Palette on Facebook and Twitter.