Emily’s List of Weekday Activities – July 2, 2018

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — There’s a lot to do in Chattanooga and in nearby cities this week.

If you did not get to see any fireworks over the weekend, Lake Winnie is putting on their own fireworks show on Monday night, and the night of the Fourth of July.

The show starts at 10 p.m. both nights.

If you’d like to celebrate the holiday with Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, they’ll be performing Tuesday night for Pops on the River at Coolidge Park.

Entertainment starts at 5 p.m., with a special tribute to veterans.

The symphony will be performing its own patriotic program starting at 8 p.m., then the fireworks show starts at 9:45 p.m. over the Tennessee River.

Food and drink concessions will be available.

If you’re looking to do something during the day on the Fourth, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will be doing artillery demonstrations at Point Park.

On July 4, 1864, U.S. troops and local civilians in Chattanooga celebrated our nation’s independence with picnics and salutes on Lookout Mountain.

The programs this Wednesday will be taking place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Point Park.

The Creative Discovery Museum is hosting its own program for kids for July 4.

At Red, White and Blue Day, children can learn about the history of the holiday.

There will be patriotic crafts and activities, plus a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Everything is happening from 12 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new writing skill, you can get an introduction to the basics of calligraphy this Thursday night.

The Chattery is hosting the class at Chattanooga WorkSpace.

It’s from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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