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First Anniversary Celebration at Chattanooga’s Sculpture Fields

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It’s a day of family fun on the Southside on April 8th, when Sculpture Fields celebrates its first anniversary. You’ll see the installation of a monumental 70-foot steel sculpture by internationally known sculptor John Henry, enjoy the melodies of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera’s wind ensemble, picnic from fun food trucks and …

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Around Town: March 10th – April 2017

March 10 Art 120 kicks off their spring events with a special March Hare Disco from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Well.  The event will feature MillionDollaMan – Keenan Daniels. Proceeds benefit the Art-Car-A-Van to elementary schools in Chattanooga and clears the way for Art Car Weekend, April 28-30. Click here to buy tickets, which are $25.  The Well is …

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5k Road Race to coincide with 21st Annual National Cornbread Festival

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn — On your mark, get set, go!  Whether you’re a speedster or the slow-and-steady type, if you love to run, the National Cornbread Festival 5K Run is the event for you! With your choice of a 5k competitive run, chip-timed with Jaguar timing, a 5k walk, or a 1-Mile fun run. This …

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Marion County Fair set for earlier dates in 2017

The Marion County Fair has announced the dates for this year’s fair, which come much earlier for 2017. This year, the Marion County Fair will take place May 17th through May 21st at the Fairgrounds in Jasper adjacent to the city park and just behind Dairy Queen in Jasper. Officials with the fair cite two …

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“Wings to Soar” event with Tennessee Tree Toppers and Orena Humphrey Library returns to Whitwell

The Orena Humphrey Public Library in Whitwell will again be hosting the “Wings to Soar” event along with the Tennessee Tree Toppers hang gliding group. This year’s event will take place around sunset (close to 7:00 pm CST) at the Whitwell United Methodist Church on Highway 28 on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. Wings to Soar …

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Around Town: Feb. 17th – March 12th, 2017

Feb. 17 Jasper Elementary School is hosting their annual Father/Daughter Dance — rescheduled from a previous date due to schools being closed. Information for tickets was sent home with students in folders. Tickets will be available at the door. Pictures begin at 4:30 pm with the dance from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Feb. 17 Rising …

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Free admission to Point Park on Lookout Mtn. on President’s Day

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park announced the waiver of entrance fees to Point Park, atop Lookout Mountain, on Monday, Feb. 20th, giving you the opportunity to experience the majestic views of Chattanooga’s surrounding landscape from our nation’s first National Military Park. This fee free day provides a great opportunity for visitors to learn about …

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Lookout Winery celebrates “National Drink Wine Day” on Saturday

If you haven’t visited the folks at Lookout Winery & Wood Oven Pizza in Guild, TN (Haletown) yet, this weekend sure seems like a great time to make that first visit as the winery and restaurant hosts “National Drink Wine Day” on Saturday, February 18th, 2017. As if any true wine connoisseurs need a “holiday” …

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Little Owl Festival 2017 at Audubon Acres

The Chattanooga Audubon Society invites you to enjoy the sixth annual Little Owl Music Festival, Saturday, May 13, 2017, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, at the Audubon Acres sanctuary. Admission is $7.00 per person or $15 per carload.. .Join them for a fun-filled day of music, art, and nature. Michael Gray returns as Stage Producer …

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Around Town: Feb. 6th – Feb. 19th, 2017

Feb. 9 The Bethlehem Center will host Fall in Love With Swing, an evening of swing dancing, in The Bethlehem Center’s gymnasium at 200 W. 38th St. from 5:30-7 p.m EST. and will include step-by-step instructions from a local swing dance enthusiast.  Tickets are $20 for couples and $10 for individuals. Childcare will be provided …

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CHI Memorial mobile health coach to visit Marion and Sequatchie Counties in February

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at the Marion County Health Department on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST and at the Dunlap Senior Center, in partnership with the Sequachee Valley Electric Coop, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST. All women …

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Television Comes to Life at Denim & Diamonds March 4th

CHATTANOOGA  – All sorts of characters will be coming together on March 5 for a party where television comes to life. Join us at Denim & Diamonds: TV Land and celebrate the best the tube has to offer. Tickets are now on sale at chattdenim.net. Chattanooga physicians and community leaders will come together at 7 …

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