March 2017
 
March 23 - Painting for a Purpose, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
Join instructor Durinda Cheek for "Remembrance Day." This bright field of poppies identifies with the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering World War I (1917) and the poem In Flanders Fields.  Class is $40 per person and includes dinner, a 16 x 20 canvas, all art supplies and instruction. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. Painting starts by 6:10 p.m.
 
Participants must pre-register to hold a place in the class. Register now in our online store.
 
Call the museum at 706-861-2860 or e-mail chris@6thcavalrymuseum.com with questions
 
 
 April 2017
 
April 8 - Vintage Base Ball, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Join us for the first home match of the of the 2017 season. Mountain City plays Phoenix of East Nashville at 12:00 p.m. and Lightfoot of Chattanooga plays Quicksteps Club of Spring Hill at 2:30 p.m. Museum open. Concessions available. Bring chairs or blankets. No bleacher seating. 
 
New for 2017, we are adding an arts and crafts festival during opening day festivities. Would you be interesting in being a vendor? Booth spaces are just $25. There is no electricity and vendors must provide their own tables, tents and chairs. If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out our vendor application and e-mail it to chris@6thcavalrymuseum.com.  Once you have submitted the vendor application, you may pay your vendor fee in our online store.

May 2017
 
May 28 - Remembering Our Heroes Motorcycle Ride, 9:00 a.m. 

In association with our good friends at Thunder Creek Harley Davidson in Chattanooga, we will ride from the museum and end at Thunder Creek Harley Davidson in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. We will begin with a Memorial Service at the 6th Cavalry Memorial Garden at 10:00 a.m. Kickstands up at 11:00 a.m. We'll ride through Chickamauga Battlefield Park, through the National Cemetery, and end at Thunder Creek Harley Davidson to enjoy lunch.

The cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple and includes a beautiful t-shirt for online registrants, lunch and other give-a-ways. Registration is available the day of the ride but ride shirts are not guaranteed.

T-shirts can be mailed to registrants prior to the ride. The cost is $5 per shirt to have the shirt mailed. You may also choose to pick-up your t-shirt at the event at no additional cost. 
 
All money raised benefits the 6th Cavalry Museum whose mission is to educate, preserve the history of and remember the contributions of those who gave everything in the service of our country.
 
 *Please note: Registration requires 2 steps. 
1. Add the appropriate ride registration to your cart (individual or couple).
2. Add your t-shirt order. Choose between mail your t-shirt and appropriate size for an additional cost of $5 per shirt OR pick-up your t-shirt and appropriate size at no additional cost. T-shirt orders will not be processed until the museums receives and processes your ride registration.  

June 2017
 
June 3 - Vintage Base Ball, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a Vintage Base Ball double header. Mountain City plays Quicksteps Club of Spring Hill at 12:00 p.m. and Lightfoot of Chattanooga plays Highland Rim Distillers at 2:30 p.m. Museum open. Concessions available. Bring chairs or blankets. No bleacher seating.
 
June 12 - 16 - Amusement Park Mania Summer Camp, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz’s very own Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each day, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Then they will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges. Motorized models maximize the action and the fun. Each camp day includes carnival- themed games, group challenges, model-building and more.
 
Ages 5 and up.
Cost: $150.00
Registration required. Register with Bricks 4 Kids
 
June 12 - 16 - Mining & Crafting, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.     
Turn off the devices and join us as we enter a Minecraft-inspired world built using LEGO® bricks! Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens. Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Students will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game.
 
Ages 5 and up.
Cost: $150.00
Registration required. Register with Bricks 4 Kids.
 

July 2017 
July 10 - 14 - Galaxy Far Away Space Camp, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
In a Galaxy Far Away Space Camp, your kids will be immersed in ways they've never imagined. Let us awaken their happy force and send them to the Light Side where there are no rebels! The Force will awaken a love for engineering. Join us on an adventurous journey through space! Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far away. Trust your astronaut's building skills to pilot a spacecraft that will bring you back to Earth safely. Come experience this stellar journey to a galaxy far away!
 
Ages 5 and up.
Cost: $150.00
Registration required. Register with Bricks 4 Kids.  
 
July 10 - 14 - Bat League - Heroes and Villains, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Enter the dark city where a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc. Thankfully there is a bat hero who comes out each night to fight against these evil-doers! The good guys will ride into action as campers build motorized models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek Cycle. But keep the bat light searching for the evil jokester’s motorized low rider vehicle cruising through the city streets as well. Send the bat hero swinging on his grappling hook technic model from one skyscraper to the next as he fights crime with his trusty super sidekick. Campers will use their imaginations, building skills and crime-fighting passion in this thrilling camp of bat heroes and villains!
 
Ages 5 and up.
Cost: $150.00
Registration required. Register with Bricks 4 Kids.
 
July 15 - Vintage Base Ball, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a Vintage Base Ball match. Mountain City plays Lightfoot of Chattanooga at 12:00 p.m. Museum open. Concessions available. Bring chairs or blankets. No bleacher seating.  
 
 
August 2017
 
August 12 - Vintage Base Ball, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a Vintage Base Ball double header. Mountain City plays Knoxville Holstons at 12:00 p.m. and Lightfoot of Chattanooga plays Franklin Farriers at 2:30 p.m. Museum open. Concessions available. Bring chairs or blankets. No bleacher seating.
 
August 26 - Vintage Base Ball, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for our last Vintage Base Ball match of the season. Lightfoot of Chattanooga plays Travellers Club of Brentwood at 12:00 p.m. and Mountain City plays Stewart's Creek Scouts at 2:30 p.m. Museum open. Concessions available. Bring chairs or blankets. No bleacher seating.  
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

photos by Kymberly L. Thomas