Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – June 29, 2018

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — There’s a lot to do in Chattanooga and in nearby cities this weekend.

Hip hop fans still have time to make it to the Hip Hop Bash at the Dalton Convention Center Friday night.

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Hip Hop artists Lil Boosie and Trina will be performing until 10 p.m.

If you’re not getting enough soccer watching the World Cup, head over to Finley Stadium Saturday night for a game you can actually see in person.

The Chattanooga Football Club is taking on Greenville.

The match starts at 7:30 p.m.

If you like ’80s music, you’ll want to watch Electric Avenue at the Songbirds South Stage Saturday night.

The band calls themselves the “most accurate and exciting ’80s Pop Tribute you’re going to find anywhere this side of 1988.”

The show starts at 9 p.m.

The pair known by some as the number one selling duo in music history is performing in Nashville Saturday night.

Daryl Hall & John Oates, known for their hits “Rich Girl” and “Kiss on My List,” are performing at the Bridgestone Arena downtown.

Train also opens up for them.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. Central Time.

The Chattanooga Market is getting in on the Fourth of July festivities, with its Sunday theme of Red, White and Blueberries.

You’ll get to enjoy blueberries in just about everything.

There are even blueberry pie-eating contests.

It’s all happening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

And of course, there’s also Fourth of July fireworks shows happening both Friday and Saturday nights.

For that list, go here: https://wdef.com/2018/06/28/fireworks-shows-start-early-weekend/

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You can watch Emily Cassulo weeknights on News 12 Now at 6 and Prime News at 7 with John Mercer. Emily also does stories on different tech products and issues for Tech Byte, which airs Mondays on News 12 Now. She joined the WDEF news team in September 2016 from News 12’s sister station in Columbus, Mississippi, where she worked as an anchor, producer and reporter. Emily is no stranger to the Volunteer State. Before moving to Mississippi, she worked at WBBJ-TV, covering crime and severe weather throughout West Tennessee. She loves living in Chattanooga, and exploring what the Scenic City has to offer. Emily is a Florida native, graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in broadcast journalism and minor in political science. While in college, Emily worked part-time as a reporter/web producer at News/Talk 96.5 WDBO. She broke her first news story there, which made national headlines, and covered the 2010 Central Florida congressional elections and the high-profile Casey Anthony trial. When she’s not busy reporting, Emily enjoys shopping, reading, playing the piano, and spending time with family and friends. Feel free to e-mail her at ecassulo@wdef.com if you have any story ideas or just want to say ‘Hi.’