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Frightening Ass Film Festival
The seventh annual Frightening Ass Film Festival will take place at The Palace Picture House this weekend. Similar to past festivals, this year will feature horror-themed films and shorts, Halloween-inspired comedy, special guests, food and raucous live music. The event also features a performance of Nick Lutsko songs such as “Emo Trump” and “Swift Bizkit.” Click here for more information.
When: All weekend
Where: 818 Georgia Ave.
How much: $10 and up
Zombies at Escape Experience Chattanooga
Halloween Zombie Outbreak will continue this weekend at Escape Experience Chattanooga after 6 p.m. for those seeking a scarier experience. Both Vaccine: Search for the Cure and The Bunker experiences will include zombie actors in addition to the puzzles and games. Zombie Outbreak runs through Halloween. Admission is $28.50 per person, and rooms can be booked here in advance. During the experience, a zombie will occasionally “burst out and scare the bejesus out of participants,” according to co-owner Michael Rowland. Click here for more information.
When: Friday–Tuesday, Oct. 27–31, after 6 p.m.
Where: 1800 Rossville Ave.
How much: $28 per person
Red Clay Pow Wow
Friends of Red Clay State Historic Park present the 2017 Red Clay Pow Wow. The event is an “intertribal contest powwow with some special dances.” Special performances include Gareth Laffely and the Aztec Fire Dancers. Guests can also view craft booths of Native American art and tribal cultures. Lawn chairs are encouraged. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday–Sunday, Oct. 28–29, 10 a.m.–dusk
Where: 1140 Red Clay Park Road
How much: $5
Richard Winham appreciation concert
There is not a person more important to Chattanooga’s music scene than WUTC-FM personality Dr. Richard Winham. His English accent has been heard for more than 30 years, and his iconic stature is without question. SoundCorps, Contemporary Performing Arts of Chattanooga, Barking Legs Theater and Scenic City Showcase will celebrate Winham’s legacy with a concert Saturday at Barking Legs Theater. Musicians include Nathan Bell, Danny Sample, Rye Baby, Mark “Porkchop” Holder, Okinawa, Ryan Oyer and more. The concert is outdoors, and tickets are $20 in advance or at the door. Click here for more information. Watch Winham interview Gillian Welch and David Rawlings below.
When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m.–12 a.m.
Where: 1307 Dodds Ave.
How much: $20
Postponed City Celebration & Ciclovia
This Sunday’s Chattanooga City Celebration & Ciclovia features five local block parties along a 4-mile route. Guests are encouraged to dress up for the event as they navigate car-free lanes between each party. The festival starts with the Pride Parade at Sculpture Fields and continues to Glass Street Live in the afternoon. More information is here.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Where: Click here
How much: Free