Grounded High performance
The Chattanooga Aerials Grounded High dance team will be performing an encore of their originally choreographed aerial dances on silks, trapezes and other suspended equipment to showcase their skills. The dance company, whose founder previously worked with Cirque du Soleil members and other notable aerial dancers, was founded in 2009. Support their talents and experience something new this weekend; who knows, maybe you will find yourself a new hobby.
When: Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Scenic City Dance Center
How much: $20 for adults, $10 for children
The Dirty Guv’nahs
The Knoxville-based band The Dirty Guv’nahs will be back in town to perform at Track 29 this weekend. The band, which frequents Chattanooga for shows, has been voted the Best Band in Knoxville for four years in a row. Watch them perform at Track 29, and you will quickly begin to understand why.
When: Friday, April 27, doors open at 8 p.m.
Where: Track 29
How much: $12 in advance, $15 the day of the show
National Cornbread Festival
If you like cornbread, the South Pittsburg National Cornbread Festival is the place to go this weekend. Relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and festival events like the 5K road race or a historic tour of the area. But, most importantly, come hungry and enjoy the festival’s main dish!
When: Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 221 S. Cedar Ave., South Pittsburg
How much: $5 per day, free for preschoolers
Chattanooga Market celebration of the Tennessee Aquarium’s 20th anniversary
Come out to the Chattanooga River Market this Saturday and help the market celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tennessee Aquarium. The coinciding market event and celebration will include the first nighttime street market hosted by the Chattanooga Market, which will feature more than 40 artisans, live music and street entertainment for the public to enjoy.
When: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Tennessee Aquarium Pavilion
How much: Free to browse (ticket prices for aquarium events can be found here)
Iron and Wine concert
Experience the stories of Iron and Wine’s Sam Beam as he tours in support of his latest album “Kiss Each Other Clean.” After a 10-year music career, Beam has collected an arsenal of emotional songs depicting love, loss and dreams, which can only be made better by being heard live.
When: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m.
Where: Tivoli Theatre
How much: $29.50 plus convenience fees