Gospel on Glass
The second annual Gospel on Glass will take place Sunday, Sept. 27 from 3-6 p.m. on the green space at the corner of Wheeler and Glass.The event is free and family friendly. Food vendors will be on site. Glass Street’s Trish Rutledge will emcee. Performers will include Larry Hurston and Genuine, gospel rapper Marcus Price, Pastor Jo and Team Judah, Tiffany Coleman, Orchard Knob Baptist Church Male Chorus, Hawkinsville Mass Choir, poet Antoine Boynkin, Trent Williams and Renewed, Eula Gipson, Virtuous Church Praise Team, Jarvis Menifee and Peculiar Praise, Marcellus Barnes and VOT, Darius Ware and IPMC, Pastor Corey Prather and High Praize, G3, and New Covenant Singers. For more information, contact Teal Thibaud at email@example.com or (423) 402-0565.
History Center walking tour
The Chattanooga History Center will present Taming the Tennessee River, a walking tour, on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. Registered participants will meet on the Aquarium Plaza and take a 1.5 mile stroll through downtown led by Senior Educator Caroline Sunderland. Sunderland will discuss how the city has used, abused, and enjoyed the Tennessee River. Participants will learn how Chattanooga built itself from Ross’s Landing and adapted to the unpredictable economic and environmental nature of the River. Sunderland willalso unpack the possibility and the legend of Underground Chattanooga. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required by Monday, Sept. 28. For more information or to register, call (423) 265-3247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register at chattanoogahistory.org/wgo..
Ayelet Waldman book signing
New York Times best-selling author Ayelet Waldman will speak about her writing process and her new book, “Love and Treasure,” at the downtown Chattanooga Public Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8. A meet-the-author reception, during which attendees will receive an autographed copy of the novel, will take place from 5-6:15 p.m. The cost to attend the reception is $20. Barnes and Noble will be at the library selling copies of “Love and Treasure” from 5:15-7:30 p.m. The novel is based on the history of the Hungarian Gold Train, which transported the riches the Nazis confiscated from the Jewish population during World War II. For more details, contact Angie Fontana, Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library office manager, or Jeanne Brice, author events chairman of the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library, at (424) 341-3625. The Friends of the Library and the Jewish Community Federation are collaborating to bring Waldman to Chattanooga.