Chattanooga Lookouts return
The Chattanooga Lookouts are back in action at AT&T Field this weekend for a series against the Mobile Bay Bears. The Lookouts play games at home through Monday evening with various promotions each night. Friday and Saturday games begin at 7:15 p.m., and Sunday's game is a 2:15 p.m. matinee. Friday night's game will be the first Fireworks Friday of the season, and Sunday is Autograph Day prior to the game. Individual tickets are available, as are season tickets. Click here for more information.
When: Friday–Saturday, April 7–8, 7:15 p.m. and Sunday, April 9, 2:15 p.m.
Where: 201 Power Alley
How much: $7–$10
Chattanooga Film Festival
The Chattanooga Film Festival is underway through Sunday across downtown Chattanooga. Although weekend and daily badges are available, those who want to attend just a few films during the festival can purchase individual tickets to events and screenings where available. Daily schedules are available here. There are films and events for almost every type of moviegoer, from horror to drama, animated films to comedic romps. A full list of films is available here. At the very least, consider visiting the Majestic 12 parking lot throughout the weekend: A giant tent city will be set up with beverages, memorabilia and more. Tickets may also be purchased on-site, if available.
When: All weekend
Where: 311 Broad St.
How much: $250 for all four days, $75 per day or $11 per individual film
Sculpture Fields Spring in the Park
A gathering will take place at Montague Park Saturday afternoon to celebrate Sculpture Fields' first year of existence. A monumental 70-foot steel sculpture will be installed, and a 30-foot wooden effigy will be burned. John Henry's "Publisher" sculpture will be the tallest sculpture of the 33 currently in the park. Guests can also enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer tent and more. The event is free to attend. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Where: 1800 Polk St.
How much: Free
Everyone East Lake Festival
An annual festival in Chattanooga's East Lake neighborhood celebrates diversity with live music, food and family-friendly activities. Everyone East Lake Festival is presented by the East Lake Neighborhood Association. Originally, East Lake was the home of Oxley Zoo, Chattanooga's first zoo. Now, the neighborhood is a thriving community of diverse residents. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, April 8, 1–5 p.m.
Where: 3000 E. 34th St.
How much: Free
Monster Jam at McKenzie Arena
Tickets are still available for Monster Jam at UTC's McKenzie Arena. The event involves a variety of monster trucks—12 feet tall and 12 feet wide—in heated competition. Two shows will take place Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. A pit party will preview the first show at 10:30 a.m., allowing fans the chance to get up close and personal with trucks and drivers. A Monster Jam show may include racing around an obstacle course, a wheelie competition, head-to-head racing or freestyling. In the freestyle competition, drivers navigate trucks through a series of tricks and stunts. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, April 8, 1 and 7 p.m.
Where: 720 E. Fourth St.
How much: $20