A selection of art from Chattanooga Workspace artists will be on sale. (Photos: Contributed)

Open Studio Night: Artists in the Wild
Chattanooga Workspace artists will present a collection of pieces inspired by the Chattanooga Zoo on Friday evening. Each artist created a piece of art inspired by the work the zoo animal itself painted. The Zoo will also be there with several of their little animal ambassadors. Admission to the event is free. All items will be for sale with 50 percent of proceeds going to the zoo. Music will be provided by Rick Rushing and Milk and Honey will offer gelato with food from Dish T’Pass Catering.

When: Friday, Aug. 3., 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 302 W. 6th St.
How much: Free

Nightfall: Tomar & the FCs
Led by Tomar William, Tomar & the FCs will headline the Nightfall stage with their fun, upbeat sound. Sam Harrell of KUTX.org wrote that their sound is “pure soul, pure energy … some of the purest blues/sould we’ve heard lately.” They’ll be joined by Chattanooga’s own NeShawn Calloway. As always, Nightfall is completely free. Expect food trucks and more.

When: Friday, Aug. 3., 7 p.m.
Where: 850 Market St.
How much: Free

T.O. Hall of Fame Speech at McKenzie Arena
NFL superstar Terrell Owens has announced that he will forego the Canton, Ohio Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony and, instead, will give his speech in Chattanooga on Saturday afternoon. The general public is invited to attend his Hall of Fame speech at McKenzie Arena beginning at 3:17 p.m. Following the speech, a T.O. after party is scheduled for Southside Social at 9 p.m. Tickets are $40 and available here. Again, the speech is free. It’s only the after-party that has a fee.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4., 3:17 p.m. (After Party at 9 p.m.)
Where: 720 E. 4th St.
How much: Free

 

Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel at Barking Legs
Looking for something different? The Barking Legs Theater hosts along with CoPAC and the Shaking Ray Levi Society an evening of “sensory explorations” including sounds of Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel along with dancers Ann Law and Beth Markham Herring. Atlanta Filmmaker Robbie Land will present his work along with improvisational guitarist Todd Rush and more. Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel “creates a combination of sounds from two non-fixed-pitch instruments and laptops in an improv environment.” We don’t know what this show will be, but it will be weird and wonderful like all SRLS events.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4., 7 p.m.
Where: 1307 Dodds Ave.
How much: $10

Second Annual Jayhawks Music and Arts Festival 
The Jayhawk Music and Arts Festival will be all day Saturday at Pigeon Mountain Grill beginning at 10 a.m. through 9 p.m. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome. As a tribute to his late father, Jay Burgess, Vic Burgess created the festival. Proceeds from donations will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center. The festival spans three stages — a porch, a pavilion and an air-conditioned venue — with more than 20 performers.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4., 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 18381 Highway 193 in Chickamauga, Georgia
How much: Free