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New Madrid at Wayne-O-Rama
If you haven't taken a stroll through Wayne-O-Rama yet, Friday night's New Madrid concert is a great opportunity to take a look. From Athens, Georgia, New Madrid is considered one of the best rising indie rock outfits from the region. The group "mixes elements of post-punk, psychedelic rock, pop and grunge, all with a Southern sensibility." Wayne-O-Rama is the brainchild of artist Wayne White and features a yearlong indoor funhouse of Chattanooga history. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Watch New Madrid perform "And She Smiles" below. Click here for more information.
When: Friday, April 14, 8 p.m.
Where: 1800 Rossville Ave.
How much: $12 in advance or $15 at the door
Riverside Spring Meet
Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, organizers of the Riverside Spring Meet have decided to do it all over again. Billed as "way more than a car show," the meet is designed to highlight the most whimsical and creative car minds throughout the region and beyond. Riverside Spring Meet II will be Saturday at First Tennessee Pavilion. Activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free. A premeet will take place today at the Republic Parking lot at 10th and 11th streets at 6 p.m. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.
How much: Free
Jazzanooga: Tribute to Clyde Stubblefield
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and Jazzanooga will celebrate the life of Clyde Stubblefield Friday evening. A drummer from Chattanooga, Stubblefield became the most sampled drummer in history and "epitomized the sounds of R&B, funk and soul through his drum patterns." He is most famous for his work with James Brown. Local drummers Darrell Kelly, Johnny E. Smith, Yattie Westfield and Jonathan Susman will perform during the event at Waterhouse Pavilion from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $20, and a cash bar will be provided. Click here for more about Jazzanooga and JAM events throughout the month. Watch the video below for more information.
When: Friday, April 14, 7 p.m.
Where: 850 Market St.
How much: $20
Hug-a-Bunny at Chattanooga Zoo
The Chattanooga Zoo will once again host their annual Hug-a-Bunny Day as a celebration of the arrival of spring and the Easter holiday. Hug-a-Bunny Day will be Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests will have an opportunity to pet bunnies, enjoy springtime activities, have photos made with costumed characters, participate in keeper chats and more. Most activities are included with regular zoo admission. Click here for tickets.
When: Friday–Saturday, April 14–15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.
How much: $9.95 for adults and $6.95 for children
Ooltewah BBQ Brawl
The Ooltewah BBQ Brawl will feature 11 of the greatest barbecue teams in the area in competition at Cambridge Square. The people's choice champion will receive $500. Other activities include an egg hunt and a steak grilling competition. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 6 p.m. Admission is free. Barbecue samples will be available for sale.
When: Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Where: 9453 Bradmore Lane
How much: Free