Your Weekly Chattanooga Area Event Planner (Including “Rental” and Home & Antique Shows)

This week’s planner of Chattanooga area events. Find more events by category on our Events page.


— See a play. Four area theater companies have shows in production and three will have matinee performances on Sunday.

The Colonnade Players will perform their final show of “Honk Jr.”, a musical version of the story from “The Ugly Duckling,” at 2:30 p.m. at the Colonnade in Ringgold, Georgia.

The Chattanooga Theater Center Youth Theater’s opening weekend production of Disney’s “Aladdin” includes a 2:30 p.m. show, as well as additional shows next weekend.

It’s also the opening weekend of Yellow Dragon Productions’ “Steel Magnolias” at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Sunday’s show starts at 2 p.m. There are additional performances next weekend.

Want more theatre? The UTC Theater Company will present a contemporary comedy about motherhood from Tuesday to Saturday at the Palais des Beaux-Arts. Signal Mountain Playhouse will end airing of its winter production, “The Game’s Afoot,” next Friday and Saturday at the Mountain Arts Community Center.

And the touring Broadway production of “Rent” will be at Memorial Auditorium Tuesday through Thursday.



THE 107 — 2255 Center St., Suite 107. A songwriter show with Jacob Bryant and Hayden Coffman, 8 p.m. Feb. 23. $15 ($25 to $50 to reserve a table).

THE CAVERNS – 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, TN. Final night of the Flaming Lips’ rescheduled New Year’s Eve shows, with Heartless Bastards opening at 9 p.m. CST on February 20. $100.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – 4501 Amnicola Highway. Both events at the CC Bond Humanities Building. Free entrance.

— 21 Feb. : Presentation on “From History to Hip-Hop by teaching artist Jonathan Blanchard, 12:30-1:30 p.m. As part of the Bond Arts and Culture series. Live stream on Youtube.

— February 22: Recital by professors from the Department of Music, 7:30 p.m.

CHATTANOOGA THEATER CENTER — 400 River St. Premier Jazz Orchestra in “An Evening of Big Band & More,” 7 p.m. Feb. 22. $15-$20.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CUMBERLAND — 1505 N. Moore Road. “Around the World in Songs and Sounds” concert by Jericho Brass, 7 p.m. on February 25. Free.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS – 200 E. Inman St. Red Back Hymnal Singing, led by local musicians in celebration of Black History Month, 5-6 p.m. Feb. 27. Free, but a love offering will be taken.

THE SIGNAL — 1810 Chestnut St.

– February 20: Umphrey’s McGee, 8 p.m. $35-$65.

– February 26: Ryan Hurd, with Conner Smith, $20 to $99.

ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH – 305 W. Seventh St. Choral Evensong with combined choirs from St. Paul’s, Grace Church, Good Shepherd and St. Timothy’s, 4-5 p.m. Feb. 27. Donations benefit metropolitan ministries.

SONGBIRDS — 35 Station St.

— February 21: Showcase event for Chattanooga-area winners Tennessee Songwriters Week qualifying rounds, one of six showcases across the state to send winners to the Bluebird Cafe stage in Nashville next month, 6:00 p.m. $5.

— February 24: Neal Francis with Emily Wolfe, 7 p.m. $18.

— February 26: Ana Popovic, 7:30 p.m. $-50.

WALKER THEATER – 399 McCallie Ave. Dave Mason, 8 p.m. Feb. 26. $45 to $65.


BLACK CREEK READING SERIES — Black Creek Clubhouse Dining Room, 4700 Cummings Cove Drive. Free adults-only evening with local authors KB Ballentine, Paul Luikart, Eleanor McCallie Cooper, Mary Romero and Dana Shavin, 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Books available for purchase and signature. [email protected]

THE COMEDY TAKE — 29 Station St.,

— February 20: Dale Jones, special engagement, 7:30 p.m. $17-$19.

— February 25-26: Gene Moore, 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. both evenings. $17 to $19.

CON NOOGA – Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. The 13th year of the convention celebrating pop culture, fandom, gaming, and cosplay, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (last day). $10 adults, $5 children 6-12 years old.

GARDENING DAY — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave., East Ridge. Annual program by Tennessee Garden Clubs, District III, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 26. The theme is “Top Gardening Trends”. Keynote address by John Manion, Arboretum Curator at the Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, plus two class sessions, a silent auction, and a catered lunch. $30 in advance, $35 same day. Registration form to be sent by check:

EXHIBITION AND SALE OF ANTIQUES AT THE HOUSTON MUSEUM – Read House Hotel, 107 WML King. The 48th year of the museum’s largest fundraiser includes an appraisal fair (by reservation) by Clements Auctions and on-site glass and ceramic repair by Antique Restoration Studio of Atlanta, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. February 25 to 26, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on February 25. 27; $10 ticket valid for all three days. Preview, with wine, beer and appetizers, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 24; $80 (includes show admission).

– Appraisal Fair, 12-4 p.m. Feb. 26, $25 fee per item, $70 for up to three. Cash, card and check payments accepted on the day of. Register by calling 1-866-425-3636 or emailing [email protected]

MARDI GRAS GALA – Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Tenth annual event to benefit the Chambliss Center for Children, 7-11 p.m. Feb. 25. Includes Cajun-inspired food, cocktails, Dixieland jazz by the Ralph Miller Quartet, followed by a DJ dance party, parade led by King and Queen Jay and Cynthia Dale. $70 individuals, $125 couples; Krewe is pricing between $750 and $1,250.

FIVE POINT MUSEUM CENTER – 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn.

— February 20: Grape Escape Wine Dinner, sold out.

— February 26: Artist Series with Stephanie Campisi, on the creation and publication of a book, 11am-12pm. $30 members, $35 non-members.

PICK UP FOR A PINT – WanderLinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. Meet at the brewery and then head to the Suck Creek area to pick up trash, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 26. Open to all ages; free pint to participants aged 21 and over.

TRI-STATE HOUSE LOUNGE – Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga’s 55th Annual Event featuring products, services and advice for all aspects of home building, remodeling and landscaping, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., May 25-26 February, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 27. $10 per day, $16 pass; free for 16 and under. Bring a can for the Chattanooga Area Food Bank for $1 off tickets. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the local American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity.

WINTER TREE IDENTIFICATION CLASSES – Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sanctuary Road. Outing for 11-16 year olds, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 23; adults, from 10 a.m. to noon on February 24. $5.


BOBBY STONE MOVIE SERIES – Tivoli Theater, 709 Broad St. $10-$12.

— February 20: “Aladdin”, 2 p.m.; “In the Heat of the Night”, 6 p.m.

— February 26: “The Tragedy of Macbeth”, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

— February 27: “Stir Crazy”, 2 p.m.

CHATTANOOGA JEWISH DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES – Virtual screening of “Mish Mish,” about the brothers who pioneered animation cinema in Egypt, available for 72 hours from February 22-24 (noon to noon). $12. Sign up for login code.

TENNESSEE AQUARIUM IMAX THEATER – 201 Chestnut St. “The Beatles: Get Back – The Rooftop Concert,” 2:30 p.m. Feb. 20 (long-form final screening). $15.


BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theater, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. Auditions for Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 24-25.

BROADWAY AT MEMORIAL – Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. “Rent,” the Broadway classic on the 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24. $38 to $78.

CHATTANOOGA THEATER CENTER — Chattanooga Theater Center, 400 River St. Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.,” Production Youth Theater, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27 (last weekend). $12.50 to $15.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATER — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tennessee. “The Father,” exploring the world through the eyes of a dementia patient, 7:30 p.m. February 25 and 26, 2 p.m. February 27. Free. Donations go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

YELLOW DRAGON PRODUCTIONS — St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3210 Social Circle. “Steel Magnolias”, 8 p.m. on February 25 and 26, 2 p.m. on February 27 (last weekend). $10 to $16.

UTC THEATER COMPANY – Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. “Cry It Out,” contemporary comedy about three new mothers, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-25, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26. $10-$12.


AREA 61 GALLERY – 721 Broad St. “Fast Forward” by North Georgia artist Jeff Delude, through February 27. 423-648-9367

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY – 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Community art exhibition, “Waiting and Watching”, until March 27.

DOWNSIDE UP – 621 E. 11th St. Art auction to raise money for the center that supports families who have children with disabilities, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 26. Includes a performance by Be the Change Youth Initiative and coffee from Be Caffeinated. $10 to $15.

BLACKWELL GALLERY — 71 Eastgate Loop. Photographic Society of Chattanooga Winter Exhibition, through April 18. [email protected]

ICA AT UTC – University of Tennessee Institute of Contemporary Art at Chattanooga, 752 Vine St. US debut of Kristine Potter’s 2015-present series of film photographs, “Dark Waters”, through March 19. 24.

IN-TOWN GALLERY – 26A Frazier Ave. “I Love Chattanooga” paintings and photographs, until February 28.

NORTHSIDE GALLERY — Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave. “Imagine” by 17 artists from the Civic Arts League of Chattanooga and Regional Art Alliance, through March 22. 423-266-1766

SODDY-DAISY COMMUNITY LIBRARY — 9619 Dayton Pike. Wild Bookmark Art Contest for any Hamilton County resident to design an original 8.5 by 2.5 inch artwork showing their interpretation of “wild,” through March 11. Four age groups (kindergarten to adult). The art classes will run in conjunction with the competition. Winners receive cash prizes and printed bookmarks for distribution to schools and library patrons.

SONGBIRDS GUITAR & POP CULTURE MUSEUM — 35 Station St. Black History Month exhibits, “The Big 9” and “The Impressions: From the Big 9 to the World Stage.” $15 adults, $12 children 5-12 years old.

STOVE WORKS – 1250 E. 13th St. Debut of Charlie Newton’s ‘The Black Bible’ before his tour, through March 12.

TOWNSEND ATELIER — 301 E. 11th St. “Reflections of the Soul”, a solo exhibition by Ukrainian artist Victoria Kalaichi, until March 31 (by appointment). Opening, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on February 26.

Contact Lisa Denton at [email protected] or 423-757-6281.

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