Take Offs & Landings-May 15-21

Posted 5/15/19

• BrickUniverse Chattanooga LEGO Fan ExpoMay 18-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Choose from Saturday or Sunday admission, and experience hands-on LEGO attractions and activities built to inspire, educate and …

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Take Offs & Landings-May 15-21


• BrickUniverse Chattanooga LEGO Fan Expo

May 18-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Choose from Saturday or Sunday admission, and experience hands-on LEGO attractions and activities built to inspire, educate and entertain. This fun, family-friendly event will have tons of amazing LEGO creations to gawk at, building zones to unleash your creative energy and vendors selling the latest LEGO sets, mini-figures and accessories. Tickets are $15 with children ages 2 and under free. Tickets are available at brick universe.com/chattanooga.

Chattanooga Convention Center

1150 Carter St., Chattanooga TN 37402

• Girl Scouts Spring Pinewood Derby and Festival

Saturday, May 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon

Join the Girl Scouts at the Greenway Park across from Cleveland High for a fun day of racing. Come see why it's fun to be in Girl Scouts. Girls from all over our area will be racing their pinewood cars. This is a family event, but only registered Girl Scouts can race. Not a Girl Scout? Not to worry, there will be a table set up to get your girls registered and there is NO REGISTRATION FEE. Open to the public.

Greenway Park

755 Raider Drive, Cleveland TN 37312

• 5th Anniversary Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival

Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18

In celebrating  this  year's 5th anniversary, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, the TNMLF will be bringing new events to the festival, including "Wine Tasting," "Pet Contest," Carriage Rides” and "DIY T-shirt printing.” There will be vendors, food, a barbecue contest and live bands during the day. Providing music during the day will be: Travis Bigwood, Eddy Sweat and Thundercreek, Bill Shannon and Chill Factor, Shelter Road and Dulcimers.

This will be the first year with a "Friday Night Kick Off Event.” It will feature a free concert, food, Critter (Fun Pet) Parade and fireworks. Southern Steel (Southern Rock Tribute Band) will kick off this event from 7 to 9 p.m.  Brushy Mountain Group will end the event with a big fireworks display.  It's going to be awesome. Come early and watch the  Critter parade. 

Courthouse Square

415 Kingston St., Wartburg TN 37887

• Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: The Scared Scriptless Tour

Saturday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.

Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Known by TV audiences for their work on "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Colin & Brad improvise new material every night from audience suggestions and participation. “Interactive” in every sense of the word, Colin & Brad will take the audience on a comedic high-wire act, just like a live version of Whose Line. Get ready for a night of nonstop laughter for all ages. Tickets are $30-$40.

Niswonger Performing Arts Center

212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville TN 37745

• Spirits in the Wild

Saturday, May 18, 6-10 p.m.

Are you ready for the event of the season? Visit the Chattanooga Zoo for an evening tasting a variety of wines, beers and spirits from around the world while sampling great food from some of Chattanooga's best local restaurants. Guests will be able to meet many of the Zoo's residents, enjoy the Zoo after-hours and groove to live music, all while supporting the Chattanooga Zoo. Tickets are $50/members and $60/nonmembers ahead of the event or $70 at the door.

Chattanooga Zoo

301 North Holtzclaw Ave., Chattanooga TN 37404


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