Looking for something to do this weekend around the Tennessee Valley? Here are the three best bets for this weekend. Then, scroll down to see what you may want to add to your calendar for later in the year.

 

1. MainX24

Saturday, December 7, 6:30 a.m. -2:30 a.m.
Main Street and surrounding Southside
MainX24 features programming all day long, from parades to music projects has been a way to celebrate and showcase the burgeoning Southside. Mainx24 is organized completely by residents, merchants, and friends of the Southside community.
Free event

 

2. Carols in the City & Community tree lighting

Friday, December 6, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
A one of a kind heartwarming event as the community Christmas tree is lit at the Old Post Office in Cleveland, Tennessee. Enjoy reverse caroling as the crowd walks to downtown churches for choir performances and a finale at the Courthouse Plaza.
Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus at Courthouse Plaza til 8 p.m.
Free event

3. Muttville on Main 

Muttville on Main
Saturday, December 7
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Humane Education Society
Find us on the Academy sidewalks on both Market and Main Street with playful pups, happy hounds, charming canines and merry mongrels


MARK YOUR CALENDAR 

1. Mix 104.1 Annual Night of Christmas

Thursday, December 12
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm.
Bradley Square Mall
Come enjoy choirs from Ocoee Middle School, Bradley Central High School, Wesley Memorial, International Worship Center, and Westwood Baptist Church! Choirs will begin performing at 6 pm.
Stop by the Mix 104.1 Booth to register for the Christmas at the Wilderness Grand Prize Giveaway: Two night stay at the Wilderness at the Smokies, 4 tickets to the Wilderness Water Park and Ice Rink, 4 tickets to Dollywood and the Dollywood Stampede! Registration ends at 7:30 pm. There will be plenty of other opportunities to win, giveaways will begin at 7:50 pm

2. Winter Story Time: Buddy the Elf with Santa

Saturday, December 14
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.
Located near Dunham's Sports
Free admission

3. Holiday Lights at the Zoo

Friday and Saturday, December 13, 14, 20, and 21
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Come see the Chattanooga Zoo transformed into a magical winter wonderland at our annual Holiday Lights event! Watch the animals open their gifts and enjoy the beauty of the Zoo covered in lights.
Tickets non-zoo members, $12 adults, $8 children. Zoo members receive 50% off ticket price