A couple of fundraisers, a concert and a movie are happening virtually as we approach the weekend, but there are live events coming up. Here’s a look at what’s happening.
— Art From the Heart: The Bethlehem Center is raising funds for the students, families and seniors it serves in Alton Park and South Chattanooga with this online event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. You can tune in to the livestream at 7:15 p.m. on the center’s Facebook and YouTube pages, which will feature auctioneer Carter Stine and music by Barron Wilson. Greg Funderberg and Tabi Upton will host. The auction includes original art, prints and themed baskets, which may be browsed at https://one.bidpal.net/artevent2020/browse/all. To bid, you must register at https://one.bidpal.net/null/ticketing.
— Live From the Neighborhood: Unable to tour, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, with Ellie Holcomb, instead will begin a series of three monthly livestream performances starting at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, with a full-album performance of 2015’s “Medicine.” David Ramirez and Nathan Dugger will join the band for this installment. Tickets are $20 for the livestream, $45 for VIP with a post-show Q&A with Drew Holcomb. Shows will be available for replay for 72 hours after showtime. Limited-edition merchandise, unique to each show, is also available. Order at https://www.drewholcomb.com/live-stream.
— Bobby Stone Film Series: While the Tivoli Theatre is closed, its signature film series will be presented virtually. Films now available include “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President,” about how the 39th president relied on musicians including the Allman Brothers, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan to increase his name recognition to give him a crucial boost in the Democratic primaries. Tickets are $9.99. Seven other films are available, including portraits of John Lewis, Gordon Lightfoot, Flannery O’Connor and Bob Marley. Sign up for access at https://www.tivolichattanooga.com/events/bobby-stone-film-series/virtual-cinema.
— Brunch and Trunk: The Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St. in Cleveland, Tennessee, will end ticket sales for this fundraising series on Monday, Sept. 21. Included is an individually catered meal to be eaten at tables spaced out in the large cultural center. The first Brunch and Trunk will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 26, with a program on the Revolutionary War. Cost is $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers, $10 for children. Find a link to order at http://www.museumcenter.org/calendar-1.
— Above-Ground Concert Series: Live music returns to The Caverns in Pelham, Tennessee, on Oct. 9-11 with an above-ground, socially distanced concert series featuring four-time Grammy Award-winning Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit. Tickets, available in two-person, four-person and six-person pods, go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, with $1 from each ticket donated to the National Independent Venue Association. Guests will arrive at staggered times, be asked health screening questions and receive a temperature check before they’re seated. Masks are mandatory except when seated in the pods. Tickets are $125. To purchase, visit www.thecaverns.com/above-ground.
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