If there was one primary theme among exhibits in the 48th annual Tri-State Home Show last weekend, it was outdoor living displays.
• Fifty-Five Plus Club: Collegedale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive N.E., Collegedale, 11:30 a.m. bring vegetarian potluck dishes to fellowship hall, noon lunch followed by program from Keith Snyder, chairman of the Biology/Allied Health Department of Southern Adventist University. He will speak on his digs for dinosaur bones in Wyoming. 423-505-6605.
Fay Swadley Adams, associate professor of piano at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, will lead a master class open to all music teachers on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Crutcher Pianos, 6223 Lee Highway.
The Gamma Theta Sigma chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., in partnership with Hyksos Temple Prince Hall Shriners, will host its annual Youth Symposium on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Booker T.
Dr. J. Woody Kennedy has been installed as 2014 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society. Dr. Joseph (Gene) Huffstutter was named president-elect.
Bill Haley discovered glass insulators when he was a middle-school kid in the ’60s, exploring the woods of Soddy-Daisy.
CSO salutes classical music’s gypsies, tramps and thieves.
The good guys may get the girl in the end, but it’s opera’s villains who get the meatiest roles.
Volunteers from the Cumberland County Playhouse are presenting the funny, audience-interactive "Murder at the TonyLou Awards" for six performances starting Monday, March 10. The title is a play on the authors' names: Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose.
Robert Lee, a 29-year-old singer from Stevenson, Ala., gave a solid performance on Monday's episode of "The Voice," but the mail carrier just didn't deliver what the four judges were searching for.
Six months before her wedding day, Kjerstin Gruys swore off mirrors.
Bob Dombrowski has created more than 100 artist's books over 30 years. One is even archived in New York City's Museum of Modern Art.
4 FAT CAT TUESDAY, Chat'o Brasserie, 200 Manufacturers Road, 6-8 p.m., $30, Mardi Gras party to benefit Pet Placement Center. 423-877-0738.
Necessity is still the mother of invention.
Husband and wife political pundits James Carville and Mary Matalin will be in Rome, Ga., on Thursday, March 20, to speak at Berry College as part of the Shatto Lecture Series.
Ashley Augustine, a senior at Baylor School, is one of 3,000 candidates in the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Claire Tuley, a Chattanooga paralegal, took on seven-day "Jeopardy" champ Arthur Chu on Thursday night's episode. She finished second on the popular game show.
Find the latest in home products you'll need whether remodeling or building
More than 225 vendors will display the latest in home products and services across 470 booths at the 48th annual Tri-State Home Show, which opens Friday, Feb. 28, in the Chattanooga Convention Center.
It's not the traditional Chattanooga fundraising dinner.
25 SPAY-GHETTI NO MEATBALLS, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6-9 p.m., $50, silent auction and dinner catered by 1885 to benefit Wally’s Friends spay/neuter program. 423-877-9966.
Did you break out with a bad case of spring fever after this week's balmy temperatures?
• Community Garden Start-up Workshop: EPB Community Room, 10 M.L. King Blvd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, sliding fee scale of $50-$100. Crabtree Farms staff teaches basics of successful community gardening on Saturday, leads tour of existing gardens on Sunday. 423-493-9155.
City's biggest bridal expo offers more than 100 vendorsfor one-stop shopping
Planning a wedding? Why waste time driving around town to comparison-shop when you could just visit all your favorite bridal vendors in one convenient location this Sunday, Feb. 23?
Glass expert Dean Six will be featured throughout the three-day show
North Carolina glass expert Dean Six says he makes fewer than a half-dozen personal appearances a year at antiques shows. One of those is this weekend's Houston Museum Antiques Show & Sale, which opens Friday, Feb. 21, in Stratton Hall and closes Sunday afternoon, Feb. 23.
20 DINNER AND THE ARTS, Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road, 5:30 p.m. silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner (sold out), 7:30 p.m. performances by CCA students, $5 at door. 209-5931.
Baby boomers, did you hang on to those wedding gifts of CorningWare that were so prized by new brides of the 1970s?
• Bridal Fair: Lee University, Walker Arena, Cleveland, Tenn., 1-4 p.m. event sponsored by WCLE-FM, 2:30 p.m. bridal fashion show, free, hourly door prizes, honeymoon cruise giveaway. 423-472-6700.
Flowers and candy will be popular symbols of love today. But the marriage ring represents true love for four couples whose love has spanned decades.
Dr. Rick Rader, director of the Morton J. Kent Habilitation Center at Orange Grove, has been asked to serve on the Special Olympics International Global Medical Advisory Committee.
CSO presents popular dance music of the swing era in two weekend shows
Take your valentine for a spin around the dance floor when the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "Big Band Fever!" on Friday and Saturday nights, Feb. 14-15, in the Tivoli Theatre.
11 ZUMBATHON, UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center, 601 E. Fifth St., 4-7 p.m., $5 UTC students, $10 all others. Dance to raise money for American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women, with giveaways and DJ. 423-425-4213.
It represents Cupid and the devil. Love and anger. Chinese brides wear it for good luck. Taylor Swift wrote about it, and then it inspired her world wide tour.
• Civil War lecture: Catoosa County Library, 108 Catoosa Circle in Benton Place campus, Ringgold, Ga., 1 p.m., free, sponsored by 6th Cavalry Museum. Jerry Trollinger, cavalry re-enactor, presents “Forward, Trot, Gallop, Charge: The Work of the Cavalryman and His Horse.” 706-861-2860.
Inside McKenzie Arena, the UTC men's basketball team warms up to thumping hip-hop beats. As the starting lineups are announced, AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" rumbles through the air. Electronica from the group Zombie Nation gets things jumping at tipoff.
Isabella Vanderhoof, a student at Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts, won the 19th annual vocal competition sponsored by the Performing Arts League of Chattanooga.
Jay Leno makes his final sign-off from late-night TV tonight. Again.
What do you get when you cross Appalachian folklore with African-American heritage?
Jay Leno makes his final sign-off from late-night TV tonight. Again.
Two choirs combine to honor former directors
Singers in the Chattanooga Boys Choir and the Chattanooga Choral Society for the Preservation of African American Song will join voices Sunday afternoon, Feb. 9, for their annual concert in memory of two revered music educators.Two choirs combine to honor former directors
Just four years after making her debut in Chattanooga's most prestigious arts festival, Amanda Brazier is back as its featured poster artist.
11: ZUMBATHON, UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center, 601 E. Fifth St., 4-7 p.m., $5 UTC students, $10 all others. Dance to raise money for American Heart Association's Go Red for Women, with giveaways and deejay. 423-425-4213.
When you lay in bed at night listening to pops and squeaks, is it really the “house settling” or a forewarning of a deeper problem?
• Civil War Lecture: Catoosa County Library, 108 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga., 1 p.m., free Civil War lecture by historian Gerry Depken on “Welcome to the Sixth: The Newest Cavalry Unit Writes Its History from 1861-1865.” 706-965-3600.
Pianist Geoffrey Duce joins CSO tonight
Pianist Geoffrey Duce joins CSO tonight at Tivoli.
When Phil Johnson and his fiancée, Leslie, were shopping for “the ring,” the couple checked into pre-owned rings as a possible source for a great bargain.
1 HEART BALL, The Chattanoogan, 1201 S. Broad St., 6 p.m.-midnight, $300, black-tie dinner-dance with live and silent auctions to benefit American Heart Association. 423-763-4407.
Dr. Raymond and Jane DeBarge loved the location of their home on Missionary Ridge because of its wonderful east/west views. But after 13 years, he convinced her it was time to downsize to the town home the couple had purchased in the North Shore six years ago.
• FAFSA Workshop: UTC University Center, East Fifth Street on campus, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free event for high school seniors and their parents.
A teen who lived on Signal Mountain was featured Wednesday night on "American Idol" — and made the cut.
Unum presented Hamilton County school teachers with more than $50,000 in mini-grants at its annual Strong Schools Grant teacher luncheon held Jan. 8.
A teen who grew up on Signal Mountain was featured Wednesday night on “American Idol” and made the cut.