A Christmas Tail 5K
The Humane Educational Society will host its third annual Christmas Tail 5K run Saturday, Dec. 10 in St. Elmo. Also featured: One-mile Mutt Strut.
Funds raised will benefit the shelter’s special needs fund, which provides lifesaving surgery and medication to treatable animals.
The 5K, a timed competitive race for two-legged participants, will begin at 9 a.m. The Mutt Strut, for participants of all ages and their canine friends, will start at 9:45 a.m.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. at the new St. Elmo Pet Wellness Center, 3812 Tennessee Ave. Register at heschatt.org through Dec. 8. Parking will be available at Wann Funeral Home, 4000 Tennessee Ave.
Free Christmas concert
The Mid-South Symphonic Band will host a free Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Ringgold High School Performing Arts Center, 29 Tiger Trail.
The band will perform classic and modern favorites, including a salsa arrangement of “Good King Wenceslas.”
Founded in 1990, THE band is composed of 75 musicians from the greater Chattanooga area and performs under the direction of Jim Souders.