On Friday, you can check out River Rocks the Best Town Forever, a free block party on Cherry Street. The block party is the finale of startup week. The party features live music, climbing, dome exploration, tethered hot air balloons, food, and more. The party starts at 6 P.M. tonight.
If you love animals, check out the third annual Barktoberfest and Meowlowween party at McKamey Animal Center. Guests can enjoy trick-or-treating for a donation of pet food or toy. There will be food and a beer garden. Cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple. The event kicks off on Saturday starting at 11 A.M. and goes to 9 P.M.
If you into board gaming, then check out the Chattanooga Tabletop Game Fest. The fest will be a nonstop, ten-hour celebration of board gaming, and a used game silent auction. The event begins at Saturday from noon to 10 P.M. at Ridgedale Masonic Lodge. All ages are welcome and admission is $5 to game all day.
Spring brings strawberries, Summer brings peaches and Fall brings apples! The Cleveland Apple Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, and will have family-friendly festival events as well as 125 vendors. The event starts at 10 A.M. on Saturday and 1 P.M. on Sunday.
Finally, finish off your weekend at the Chattanooga Market! This week is the Buskers Festival, the Chattanooga Market will transform into a wonderland of street musicians. Admission is free, but tips for the performers are appreciated.