Check out this weekend’s Nooga Happenings For November 30-Dec. 2, 2018.

Friday, November 30, 2018


Ice on the Landing at the Choo Choo - open every day through Jan 21.

Friday: 2:00pm-11:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am-11:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm

This 120’x40’ open-air skating rink offers the fun and nostalgia of outdoor ice skating surrounded by gas lanterns, fountains and holiday grandeur at the Southside’s iconic landmark, the Chattanooga Choo Choo Gardens. The rink will open at 6:00pm on November 16 and will include a live performance by organist Buddy Shirk from 6:00-7:00pm, playing holiday music. Ice on the Landing will be open every day for a nine-week season, closing on January 21, 2019. Ticket pricing will remain at $10 for an adult ticket, and $8 for a child ticket (12 and under.) NOTE: Times vary as the holidays draw closer. Please check website for daily schedules.

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Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights--4:00pm-10:30pm (Saturday, and Sunday as well)

Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights opens this weekend! It has become the region’s premier holiday tradition, returning for its 24th season with over a million LED lights and the largest, first-of-its kind walk-through Christmas tree! The award-winning light extravaganza showcases more than 30 holiday scenes nightly beginning Nov. 16 through Dec. 31 (closed Christmas Eve night). Purchase tickets at www.seerockcity.comPhoto and information about this event are from and


Christmas Light Display Drive-Thru-6:00pm-10:30pm (7:30pm-10:30pm on Saturday and Sunday)

Hidden Hollow Park, Cookeville, Tennessee

The Largest Christmas Light display in the Upper Cumberlands. Continue your family tradition with a tour of the lights. $4.00 per person –weekdays and $5.00 per person Saturday Nights. This event will run every night from Nov. 22-Dec.31, so don’t miss it! Photo and information about this event are from


Lee Roy Parnell-Doors Open at 6:00pm, Show Starts at 7:00pm

Songbirds North

After earning a regular spot at the famed Bluebird Café and a publishing contract, Parnell launched his solo career on Arista Records, which produced many country hits including "A Little Bit Of You" (#1 hit); "What Kind of Fools Do You Think I Am" & "Tender Moment" (#2 hits), and four other Top 10 hits: "Love Without Mercy," "On The Road," "I'm Holding My Own," and "Heart's Desire." Parnell has earned two GRAMMY® Award nominations for his instrumental tracks, “Cat Walk” (with Flaco Jiménez) and “Mama, Screw Your Wig On Tight" and was nominated for the CMA Vocal Event of the Year on "John the Revelator" (with The Fairfield Four). Purchase tickets from eventbrite for $20-$25. For more information about Lee Roy Parnell, visit Photo and information about this event are from this link as well.


Donna the Buffalo-9:00pm-12:00am

Songbirds South

Doors: 8 PM | Show: 9 PM | 18+ only with valid ID | VIP Available

Donna the Buffalo is heading into the studio in February 2018 to record their next album! They are joining forces with legendary Producer/ Engineer Rob Fraboni at Sonic Ranch in El Paso, TX, one of the world's largest residential recording studios, built around an 80-year-old hacienda and pecan orchard. For more information about this event, visit Photo and information are from this link as well.


Saturday December 1, 2018:

Open House, Food Drive, And Buyer Incentives At The Farm In Soddy Daisy On Saturday From 10-4, And Sunday From 1-5.

The Paula McDaniel Group is collecting food donations for WRCB's Share Your Christmas Food Drive at The Farm on 12/1, and 12/2. If you would like to donate a food item, , just stop by The Farm's model home during the open houses and we will gladly take it to the food drive on December 7th! 

2018 Buyer Incentives At The Farm! 
Go under contract on any existing home or presale  by 12/31/2018 and get one of the following:
1. Upgraded Hardwood floors to a 7.5" wide plank designer floor.

2. Custom design your island cabinets and upgrade your counter tops.

3. Add an accent ship lap wall to any room of your choice.

4. Upgrade the master bedroom ceiling with ship lap, coffered ceiling, or tongue and groove.

5. Upgrade to a free standing bath tub.

6. Free refrigerator that matches the other kitchen appliances.

7. Upgrade the fireplace.

8. If plan allows, add built-ins around fireplace.


SEC Football:

Akron @ South Carolina-12:00pm, SEC Network

Alabama vs Georgia-4:00pm, CBS

Chattanooga Holiday Market-10-5 and 11-5 On Sunday

Chattanooga Convention Center

This Holiday Market features 200+ local food vendors, artists and crafters each Saturday and Sunday in December offering unique gifts and festive preparations – everything you’ll need for the holiday season! Shoppers will be able to find one-of-a-kind pottery, custom pieces of art, handcrafted jewelry, local foods, natural bath and body products, locally designed and made apparel, wood furniture, and so much more. Holiday Market Hours – Admission is FREE. Photo and information about this event are from


Christmas Underground-A Journey to the North Pole-12:00pm-8:00pm (on Sunday as well)

Ruby Falls

Travel a secret passage to the North Pole where Santa’s Joystone miners are preparing for the holidays. Discover a glittering ice cave, see Sugar Plum Fairy Village and Penguin Palace, play in snow flurries, enjoy festive lights and find your own sparkling Joystone on this heartwarming adventure! Admission includes all Christmas Underground activities, a digital photo with Santa and a keepsake geode. Photo and information about this event are from


2018 MainX24 Annual Adult Big Wheel Race-1:00pm-5:00pm

Chattanooga Choo Choo

The MainX24 Adult Big Wheel Race is an annual event that takes place on the first Saturday of December after the MainX24 parade. There are 2 races that take place. Entry fee is $10 per individual. Photo and information about this event are from


Habitat Family Carnival & Restore 50% Off Sale-2:00pm-5:00pm

Habitat for Humanity at 1201 East Main Street Chattanooga, TN 37408

FAMILY CARNIVAL – 1201 E. Main Street – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area and their ReStore will be hosting a carnival that will be fun for the whole family! The ReStore will be open on site with extended hours and special sales for visitors! On December 1st, everything in the store will be 50% off! FREE admission. Photo and information about this event are from 


Holidays in West Village--4:00pm-6:30pm

Join us at a NEW time on Saturdays! Every week (through December 22nd) the fun starts at 4pm and we close out at 6:30pm. We have some new exciting holiday activities for kids and adults! We hope to see you all Saturday nights! Photo and information about this event are from 


Brew Lights Chattanooga 2018-7:00pm-10:00pm

Chattanooga Zoo

Tickets will include unlimited samples from your favorite local, regional and national craft breweries (and ciders!), live music, DJ Santa, Beer and Hymns presented by Black Abbey under the big top tent, specialty cocktail station, wine sampling, bad Santa photo booth, food trucks with items available for purchase, AND THIS WILL BE THE FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT FOR THE 2018 CHATTANOOGA ZOO HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY SEASON! Proceeds from this event will go to the Chattanooga Zoo. Purchase tickets from eventbrite for $45.00. Sales end at 8:00pm on Dec. 1. Photo and information about this event are from


Sunday December 2, 2018:

Family Fun Day – 2-4pm
Hunter Museum of American Art
Visions of sugarplums will enchant you as the members of the Chattanooga Ballet dance an excerpt from the Nutcracker. Then the magic continues with a visit from Santa! The whole family can make their own fanciful snowflakes and ornaments inspired by the Nutcracker, create sugar crystals, and follow clues through the museum on a scavenger hunt adventure. FREE to children 17 and under, $15 adults (includes museum admission), FREE to members. Photo and information about this event are from

Crossfire Worship Band Live: A Christmas Concert-6:00pm-7:00pm

White Oak United Methodist Church

The CWB is hosting a free Christmas concert for the whole family! Bring the kids and help us sing songs celebrating the birth of a Savior that set us free. In this season of generosity, we ask you to help us help human trafficking survivors by supporting the work of Second Life Tennessee. We are asking those who attend the concert to bring a gift card from Target or Walmart, or a cash donation. All donations will go directly to the survivors Second Life serves in this season of peace and goodwill. Photo and information about this event are from

Whiskey Distillery Tour: Times vary. 
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery
Come take a tour of the first Whiskey Distillery in downtown Chattanooga in 100 years! Please note: we store our barrels in the basement. If you are unable to go up and down stairs, we will gladly bring up visual aides to the tasting room. The tour finishes with a whiskey flight that usually takes an additional 30 minutes to enjoy. While the tour is open to all ages, we require every individual, regardless of appearance, to provide a valid (not expired), government-issued photo ID in order to consume alcohol. We offer the opportunity to add on a unique hands-on Fill Your Own Bottle experience on the last tour of the day Monday through Friday featuring one of our exclusive Single Barrel bourbon offerings! These Single Barrels, hand crafted at our Experimental Distillery, are limited to 240 bottles. Photo and information about this event are from


SEC Men’s Basketball Schedule

Friday, Nov. 30

C. Carolina at South Carolina-7:00pm, SEC Network

Mississippi State vs Dayton-7:00pm, CBS Sports Network

Saturday, Dec. 1

UNC Greensboro at Kentucky-1:00pm, ESPN2

UL Monroe at Ole Miss-2:00pm, SEC Network +

Vanderbilt at NC State-5:00pm, ESPN2

Grambling at LSU-5:00pm, SEC Network +

FIU at Arkansas-8:00pm, SEC Network +

Saturday, Dec. 2

Texas A&M-CC at Tennessee-12:00pm, SEC Network

UCF at Missouri-3:00pm, ESPNU


SEC Women’s Basketball Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 1

Alabama at Tulsa-5:30pm

Sunday, Dec. 2

Texas Tech at Florida-2:00pm, SEC Network

Charleston So at Georgia-2:00pm, SEC Network +

Mississippi State at Texas-2:00pm

Vanderbilt at Kansas State-2:00pm, ESPN3

Jacksonville State at Ole Miss-3:00pm, SEC Network +

Arkansas at Iowa State-3:00pm

Oklahoma at Auburn-4:00pm, SEC Network

Tennessee at Oklahoma State-4:00pm

Missouri at West Virginia-5:00pm

Baylor at South Carolina-7:00pm, ESPN2


UTC Basketball Schedule 

Friday, Nov. 30

UTC at UCF-5:00pm (Women’s Game)

Saturday, Dec. 1

UTC vs Tennessee Tech – 2:00pm, ESPN3/+ (Men’s Game)


NFL Schedule

Sunday, Dec. 2

Ravens at Falcons-1:00pm, CBS

Panthers at Buccaneers-1:00pm, FOX

Bears at Giants-1:00pm, FOX

Bills at Dolphins-1:00pm, CBS

Colts at Jaguars-1:00pm, CBS

Browns at Texans-1:00pm, CBS

Broncos at Bengals-1:00pm, CBS

Rams at Lions-1:00pm, FOX

Cardinals at Packers-1:00pm, FOX

Chiefs at Raiders-4:05pm, CBS

Jets at Titans-4:05pm, CBS

49ers at Seahawks-4:25pm, FOX

Vikings at Patriots-4:25pm, FOX

Chargers at Steelers-8:20pm, NBC

If you or someone you know is in the market to buy or sell a home, then call The Paula McDaniel Group today! 423-667-2997 [email protected]
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