Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – December 1, 2017

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

Santa Claus is making appearances underground at Ruby Falls starting Friday.

At Christmas Underground, you can walk through a secret underground ice cave that leads to Santa at the North Pole, check out the Sugar Plum Fairy Village, and see the Northern Lights.

The event is from 12 to 8 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

It runs through December 23.

Mainx24 is back on Saturday.

It’s been held on Main Street in Chattanooga every December since 2007.

You’re bound to find something to do at this 24-hour festival, celebrating Main Street at the Southside district.

There’s an adult big wheel race, a chili cookoff, plus a parade, music, fashion shows, and even fireworks.

Activities are happening all day and night, and start as early as 7 a.m., Saturday.

You can support local businesses as you do your Christmas shopping this year by heading to the Chattanooga Holiday Market, Saturday.

This is the first weekend the market is being held at the Chattanooga Convention Center this year.

You can check out more than 200 vendors, all while listening to live music and caroling while you do your shopping.

There are plenty of locally hand-made items, holiday decorations, and foods you can buy.

The holiday market runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, and is happening all month long.

Sit back, and get into the holiday spirit, with the 53rd Annual Singing Christmas Tree.

The Chattanooga Boys’ Choir, Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestra, Metropolitan Bells, and Ballet Tennessee, will all be performing this Christmas classic.

The show features traditional carols, holiday songs, and Santa-inspired selections, with the theme of “A Miracle on 3rd Street.”

Show times are at 12 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tivoli Theatre.

On Sunday, you can get a chance to celebrate holiday lights from many countries and cultures at the Family Fun Day at the Hunter Museum.

The museum will feature musical and dance performances, holiday hands-on arts activities, and story reading.

It event is from 2 to 4 p.m.

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