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Paddling Film Festival 2018

Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join us for this year’s best paddling films. You’ll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places.

Each ticket includes a raffle ticket for a chance at some awesome prizes and a one year digital subscription to Paddling Magazine. Proceeds benefit the Kids 4 Clean Water Programs in the Tennessee Valley.

Tickets are $10 for TVCC members and $12 for non-members.

They can be found on tvccpaddler.com for TVCC members, or purchase below for non-members.

Each ticket includes a raffle ticket for a chance at some awesome prizes and a one year digital subscription to Paddling Magazine. Proceeds benefit the Kids 4 Clean Water Programs in the Tennessee Valley.

Bring your own chair and watch this years winning films in the area between The Gear Closet and the new Tap House. Beer will be available.




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Chattanooga’s 11th Annual Gear Swap & Outdoor Expo

BUY GEAR ~ SELL GEAR ~ LEARN ABOUT CHATTANOOGA’S OUTDOOR COMMUNITY!
Join us on Saturday, April 21st for Chattanooga’s 11th Annual Gear Swap & Outdoor Expo. This is your chance to get great deals on gently used gear from The Gear Closet and local outdoor enthusiasts. If you are interested in having a booth to sell your wares or spread your organization’s love of the great outdoors, rent a 10X10 space for $20. For more info email jessica@caribbean-sea.org or call the Gear Closet 423-413-3298. The event is free and open to the public so invite all your friends!

Each exhibitor will be responsible for the setting up and breaking down of their area, and making sure no trash left behind afterwards! The event will happen rain or shine, however, in the unfortunate case that the weather is dangerous then it will be cancelled. Setup will begin at 8:30AM and no booth should be taken down until 2PM once the event is over.

You can signup now! Click here to signup.

 

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Gear Swap – April 22nd 2017

Join us on Earth Day 2017 for Chattanooga’s 10th Annual Gear Swap & Outdoor Expo.  This is your chance to sell your gently used gear or spread your organization’s love of the great outdoors, rent a 10’X10′ space for $20. Spaces will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees for exhibit booths must be pre-paid by Thursday, April 20, 2017

Vendors will provide their own tables, chairs, and exhibit tents, unless previously arranged with The Gear Closet. No electrical outlets will be available. Each vendor will be responsible for the setting up and breaking down of their area, and it would be much appreciated if there is no trash left behind afterwards!  Setup will begin at 8:30AM and no booth should be taken down until 2PM once the event is over. Vendors and Exhibitors are responsible for their own merchandise. The Gear Closet is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Parking will be available next door at the Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System lot on the Chilhowie Street side of the building. No vehicles in the exhibit area during the Expo, please. The event will happen rain or shine, however, in the unfortunate case that the weather is dangerous then it will be cancelled.

For more info, please email jenn@caribbean-sea.org or call the Gear Closet 423-413-3298.

Register Today

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Hippie Dance Party for Clean Water

Give back & get ~ groovy ~ at our Hippie Dance Party benefiting TenneSEA and Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance
Kids 4 Clean Water! Dance the night away with Live Music, Libations and DIY Tie-Dye scarves & bandannas for you and your furry friends. Hillbilly Philly is rolling in with groovy grub!
Peace loving dogs are welcome! $20 for PEACE  LOVE & CLEAN WATER!

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Kids 4 Clean Water Bass Tournament

Kids 4 Clean Water Bass Tournament to Support TenneSEA Kids 4 Clean Water

 at Chester Frost Park – July 16, 2016 from Safe Light until 3:00 PM.

Hourly Big Fish Prize!  Auction and Door Prizes!!

$2000 First Prize  ( 50 Boat Minimum)

3 Fish Limit!

Kids under 12 have their own fishing tournament and get their own prizes!!!

Registration:  $100 per boat.  Bring your own partner.
Download the registration form here or register at local shops:  Hamilton Sport Shop, Soddy Custom Tackle, Tri State Bait and Tackle, and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

Come support TenneSEA Kids For Clean Water and bring your used gear to donate to the Gear Closet to support our programs.fishing tournament flyer

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New Gear in from Bonnaroo 2016

used gear from BonnarooWe just got a whole truckload of donated and abandoned loot (or gear, as some may refer to it) from this year’s Bonnaroo music festival.

Come by and pick out the good stuff before it’s all gone.

Remember, your purchases here at The Gear Closet support clean water for all of us.

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9th Annual Outdoor Expo & Gear Swap

9th annual gear swap Gear ClosetJoin us on April 23, 2016 10 am – 2 pm for our 9th Annual Outdoor Expo & Gear Swap!

Rock Creek, Roots Rated, & Outdoor Chattanooga have already confirmed a booth and will be open for business.

Come ready to trade, buy, sell, or promote your summer camp or outdoor program!

We’ll have something fun for the whole family — tie-dye & popsicles for the kiddos as they learn about our Kids 4 Clean Water Camp!

Want to request a booth or wish to have more info? Call (423) 413-3298

St. Lucia Map-A-Thon

Map-A-Thon for St. Lucia – February 28 at the Gear Closet

Join us on February 28th from 12:00 pm on to participate in the OpenStreetMap Map-athon for St. Lucia.

So what does this have to do with The Gear Closet? The Gear Closet is a fundraising arm of Caribbean-SEA, which works to educate people about clean water, both here in Chattanooga and in the Caribbean.

What is the OpenStreetMap project?
OpenStreetMap is the project that creates and distributes free geographic data for the world. Many maps around the world are incomplete and/or proprietary. The OpenStreetMap project aims to provide free maps for anyone’s use. These can be for private citizens, government, and relief organizations. Continue reading “Map-A-Thon for St. Lucia – February 28 at the Gear Closet”