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Feb. 22-25
Houston Museum Antiques Show & Sale benefiting Chattanooga’s Houston Museum. Friday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Feb. 25, 12-4 p.m. Admission is $10 and covers all three days of the show and sale. Preview party on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. isn’t included in the general admission price. Preview part tickets are $75, which also gives unlimited access to all three days of the show. At Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St.  For more information call 267-7176 or visit

Feb. 24
English Country Dance at Brained United Methodist Church, Lundy Hall Gym, 4315 Brainerd Road in Chattanooga, 4-6 p.m. Admission is $5. Also Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m. workshop and 8-11 p.m dance. Admission is $10; $7 for seniors/students.

Feb. 27
English Country Dance at Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road (off E. Brainerd), 7-9 p.m.. Admission is free.

March 1
Make-Create Night To Kick Off at Heritage House Arts & Civic Center, 6-9:30 p.m. Based on the 'Artist's Way' book series by Julia Cameron and its creative clusters. Food is potluck, bring a sweet or savory but simple dish, snack item or "mock-tail" to share. Bring a project to work on, or just come to hang out. Maker Group will meet every first Thursday.

March 3
The Third Annual Children’s Fund Baseball Classic at AT&T Field, to raise funds for the Catoosa County Children’s Fund. In game one, LFO High School will play Ridgeland High School at 11 a.m. In game two, #2 ranked Ringgold High School will take on Northwest Whitfield High School at 1:30 p.m.  And in game three, #1 ranked Heritage High School will play #2 ranked Gordon Lee High School at 4 p.m.  Gates open at 10 a.m., and there will be a silent auction at the beginning of each game. Also 1st Annual Catoosa County Cornhole Tournament.  Doubles will begin at 12 p.m. and singles at 3 p.m. There is an entry fee of $30 for the doubles tournament and $20 for the singles tournament. Admission tickets are $5 per person.  

March 3
Denim & Diamonds: Once Upon a Time fundraiser.  Tickets are now on sale at Chattanooga physicians and community leaders will come together at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Chattanooga Convention Center for an evening of music and food, and a celebration of healing. 

March 10
The Hunter Museum’s young patron group, Avant-art, will host its premier annual museum fundraiser, Hunter Underground, at 8 p.m. At Underground, the museum’s basement will be converted from a maze of art storage to a chic night club with music, entertainment, and art. The evening will feature DJ Summer Dregs, heavy hor d’oeuvres, creative cocktails and – new this year – a dance party in the loading dock. Hunter Underground tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at or by calling 267-0968. Tickets are $60 for Hunter Museum members and $75 general admission and include event admission, food, and drinks. Must be 21 or older to attend. 

March 20
WTCI hosts Masterpiece Experience wine dinner at the Westin Hotel with five-course meal. From photo opportunities to a silent auction, WTCI supporters will "bask in the luxury of this new hotel while enjoying a shared love of local and national PBS programming." Tickets are $175 each. Visit or contact Lisa McDowd at 702-7817 for information and reservations.

March 24
The Humane Educational Society will host Rescues on the Runway 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Includes food, silent and live auction, and a shelter pet runway.  Formal attire is required.  Advance tickets are $85 and a table of eight is $640.  Tickets at the door are $90.  For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

May 10-13
Cirque du Soleil - Corteo. UTC Arena.

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