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FILM:  Flight of the Frenchies

FILM: Flight of the Frenchies

October 2 / Renaissance Park / 7:30pm

SYNOPSIS
I Believe I Can Fly (Flight of the Frenchies) is an amazing journey into the unknown. Two friends test the boundaries of free flight and friendship as they take their passion in a totally new direction. Join Tancrède and Julien on an incredible exploration into the world of free flight. The two friends are pioneers in ‘highlining’ - a vertiginous combination of climbing, slackline and tightropewalking. Using their skills and experience as climbers, the pair push their boundaries beyond the realms of possibility as they embark on a new evolution of their sport. We travel from the Verdon gorge to the skyscrapers of Paris, and finally to the spectacular cliffs and fjords of Norway - where the pair plan to put weeks spent training to the ultimate test. Could months of planning and training really lead them to their dream of complete freedom... the freedom of flight?  The talented friends featured in my film have been instrumental in the innovation and development of highlining and baselining, and this exciting project was born from their passion and love for what they do. It was filmed amongst a group of friends, with no funding or sponsorship for the training, filming & production involved.

TRAILER 

RUNTIME
42 mins

  

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Rock/Creek StumpJump Vendor Fair

Rock/Creek StumpJump Vendor Fair

October 3 / Coolidge Park / 12:00pm

This vendor fair brings all the top merchandise to town in anticipation of StumpJump.  The latest in shoes, wearing apparel, equipment like; stand up boards, paddles, canoes, kayaks, bikes and all the gear to go with them.  Rock/Creek brings it all together just for you.  Come stoll through and try some of anything you see you like.  Open to the public.  

More Info:  Facebook Page
Registration:  Rock/Creek
Inquiries:  Mike Scott
 

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The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

October 3 / Ross' Landing / 6:00pm

Not strictly a part of RiverRocks, the 3 Sisters Music Festival celebrates world class bluegrass in Chattanooga for FREE!   The fun continues on Saturday with bluegrass from noon until 11:00 PM.

Previous years have included Yonder Mountain String Band, Solas, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Hot Rize and the Travelin' McCourys. Food and beverage concessions and a wonderful weekend of music on the river at Ross' Landing.

FRIDAY'S LINEUP
6:00 - 6:30       Dismembered Tennesseans
6:50 - 7:50       Claire Lynch Band
8:10 - 9:10       Rhonda Vincent and The Rage
9:30-11:00       The Del McCoury Band

More Info:  3 Sisters Bluegrass Website

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Rock|Creek StumpJump 50k

Rock|Creek StumpJump 50k

October 4 / Signal Mountain Middle School / 7:30am

Come run the largest and most competitive 50k trail race in the Southeast! This race takes place on the beautiful singletrack of Signal Mountain and Walden Ridge, featuring a liberal dose of Tennessee mountain stone and over 4400 feet of elevation gain. Those looking for a shorter race on similar trails can take advantage of the 11-mile course.

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The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

October 4 / Ross' Landing / 6:00pm

Not strictly a part of RiverRocks, the 3 Sisters Music Festival celebrates world class bluegrass in Chattanooga for FREE! Previous performers include Yonder Mountain String Band, Solas, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Hot Rize and Dale McCoury. Food and beverage concessions and a wonderful weekend of music on the river at Ross' Landing.

SATURDAYS LINEUP
12:00 - 12:45   Bluetastic Fangrass
1:00 - 1:45       Lone Mountain Band
2:00 - 2:45       Dismembered Tennesseans
3:00 - 3:40       Berklee College of Music Fiddlers
4:00 - 5:10       The Greenbriars (featuring Jeff Autry)
5:30 - 6:40       The Steel Drivers
7:00 - 8:10       Balsam Range
8:30 - 10:00     The Devil Makes Three

More Info:  3 Sisters Bluegrass Website
 

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Fly Free Fest

Fly Free Fest

October 10 / Cherokee Farms / 10:00am

FAMILY FRIENDLY FUNKY FUN FESTIVAL
October 10th - 12th

Whether you check out a new band and expand your music library or meet your future business partner. We want to encourage our patrons to test out new dance moves, get innovative with clothing, form new opinions, collaborate on some art and set themselves free from their previous perceptions of themselves.

“Carpe Diem” is much easier said than done. Come,  join us in this adventure and set yourself free!

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Chattanooga Head Race

Chattanooga Head Race

October 11 / Ross' Landing / 7:30am


1200+ rowers from around the southeast converge on Chattanooga during RiverRocks to represent their crews, their clubs and their schools. The color and pageantry of this ancient sport is displayed on the banks of the 21st Century Waterfront. Pick a spot on a bridge or join the crowd at Ross’ Landing to cheer for your favorite crew.

http://chattanoogaheadrace.com

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Lula Lake Five Points 50

Lula Lake Five Points 50

October 11 / Lula Lake Land Trust / 8:00am

Chattanooga, TN is known for having some of the sweetest singletrack in the country. We all know the usual riding spots that are open to mountain bikes, but what about the trails that aren’t? Wouldn’t you like to ride on some of the sweetest backwoods trail you’ve ever laid your two eye balls on? This is your chance to ride trails that usually require a super-secret handshake and magic decoder ring to access. Stuff so secret that we can’t even give you a map for fear we’ll be taken away by men is black coats and sunglasses.

The Lula Lake Land Trust 5 Points 50 is not a race; it’s a test of your will and determination. This course was designed to challenge you like no other; made up of fire service roads, multi-use trail, purpose built mountain bike singletrack, backwoods hiking trails, and even some tarmac. The bulk of the course is made up of the 5-Points Trail System, Lula Lake Land Trust property, and various sections of the Cloudland Canyon Connector Trail, including the 6.5 mile Long Branch/Nickajack section. The remainder of the course is on private property; as such there is no map of the course available.

The 5-Points trail system is comprised of purpose built, mountain bike singletrack built by SORBA Chattanooga and opened in the fall of 2011. The trails wind through a revegetated Coal Mine known as the Durham mine that was active from about 1850 until 1922. Throughout the 1980s and 90’s this area was home to great mountain biking thanks, in part, to the vast network of motocross trails. The area closed in the late 1990s when the Drummond Coal Company sold the property at auction to Lula Lake Land Trust and other private investors. Lula Lake deeded the land to the GA State DNR with a recreational development plan that 11 years later is just beginning to be realized. The 5-Points are is accessed by two parking areas, one on GA Hey 157 a 5-Points Road and the other off Ascalon Rd. Both lots are equipped with restrooms, picnic areas, changing screens and information kiosks.

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Rooftop Hop

Rooftop Hop

October 11 / Downtown Chattanooga / 4:30pm

Eat. Drink. Mingle. Hop. Repeat.

Hop to 5 amazing rooftop parties on a fall evening and enjoy incredible views, delicious food and cocktails. Take our Traveling Rooftop - the Double Decker Bus or Bike Chattanooga from one to another. Then move to the main rooftop party on top of the newly constructed "The Block" overlooking the scenic city.

For more information go to www.therooftophop.com

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