Wondering what to do tonight? No need to check your planner-we’ve got your daily post on what’s happening around town.

The view from the mountaintop
As Tennessee continues to push for the preservation of 20,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest through the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011, hearing a voice reflect on a similar conservation effort is in order. North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy hosts author and advocate Jay Leutze tonight to share his story of the legal fight for tracks of the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina’s Belview Mountain community and the remarkable discovery of the generations-old connection to the land.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: GreenSpaces, 63 E. Main St.
How much: Free


Soups up
Today’s enticing offer from the new Whole Foods-formerly known as Greenlife-that officially opened yesterday is the buy one, get one free fresh-packed soups. Flavors range from the classics to the globally inspired. Be sure to pick up a square of deliciously dippable cornbread.

When: Store closes at 9 p.m.
Where: 301 Manufacturers Road
How much: Buy one, get one free