Brides-to-be have two chances to check out the latest products and services this weekend, and a third opportunity is coming up next month at the largest wedding expo in the region.
Representatives of an array of marriage-minded vendors -- including florists, photographers, caterers, bakeries, wedding planners, gift shops, venues, dress boutiques, tuxedo shops -- will be available for one-stop consultation before the big walk down the aisle.
Southern Charm Wedding Expo: This second annual event is set for noon-4 p.m. Saturday at the Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., in Ringgold, Ga. Models will display the latest fashions for the wedding party; food samples will be served; and door prizes will be awarded. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-935-5290 or visit www.cityofringgold.com.
Chattanooga Pink Bridal Show: Seventy-five vendors are confirmed for this event, scheduled 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Tickets are $8. Find out more at http://chattanoogapinkbridalshows.com.
Formal Affair: Put this Times Free Press-sponsored event on your planning calendar. Scheduled Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Chattanooga Convention Center, it features celebrity party planner David Tutera, host of the reality television series "My Fair Wedding" on WE TV.
General-admission tickets are $8. VIP tickets, priced at $50, include a meet-and-greet with Tutera and reserved seating for the fashion show. For more information, call 757-6913 or visit www.timesfreepress.com/news/formalaffair/2012.