Chattanooga area arts calendar - July 4-10

Chattanooga area arts calendar - July 4-10

July 4th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "The Hallelujah Girls," 7:30 p.m. July 11-13, 2 p.m. July 14, 7:30 p.m. July 18-20, 2 p.m. July 21, 7:30 p.m. July 25-27, 2 p.m. July 28. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $14.40, students $11.

BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER - 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, www.buttonwillowchurch.com. "Granddaddy's Watch," dinner and two-hour live show, 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE - 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

• "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," 8 p.m. July 5-6, July 12-13. $18.

• "Legally Blonde," 8 p.m. July 12-13, 7 p.m. July 18, 8 p.m. July 19-20, 2:30 p.m. July 21, 7 p.m. July 25, 8 p.m. July 25-26, 2:30 p.m. July 28. $10-$25 (but $30 opening night).

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. vuditions for "Over the River and Through the Woods," 6-8 p.m. July 8-9 (show dates, Sept. 13-21).

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE - 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com.

• "9 to 5: The Musical," through July 14. $12-$26.

• "Smoke on the Mountain," through Aug. 2. $12-$24.

• "The King and I," through Aug. 30. $12-$26.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE - Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Balconies," 7:30 p.m. July 11-13, 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 14, 7:30 p.m. July 18-20, 2 p.m. July 21. $20. 1-916-802-0637.

MILLENNIUM THEATRE - 128 E. Main St., Manchester, Tenn. 931-570-4489, http://millenniumrep.org. $13 adults, $11 students/seniors/military. "Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes," fundraiser for Millennium Repertory Company featuring Jason Petty, 7:30 p.m. CDT July 11-12, 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 13, 2 p.m. July 14. $15.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE - 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "David Carroll & Friends," 7:30 p.m. July 13. Free.

FILM EVENTS

CHATTANOOGA FILM SOCIETY - Downtown YMCA, 301 W. Sixth St. 423-266-3766, www.chattanoogafilmsociety.org. Summer Point of View Film Series of documentary films. "Ping Pong," 6:30 p.m. July 15. Free.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "Not Just a Snapshot," by Sheila Silvus Chesanow, through July 25.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. All-Member Salon Show, through July 27. Opening reception, 5:30-8 p.m. July 5.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. "The Fair Game Project," by Shanequa Gay, through Aug. 30.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART - UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. "Selections III: An Exhibition of Art From the UTC Permanent Collection," through July 26.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-266-8195. "Because He Knows My Name," by Sandra Babb and Bobbie Brooks Crowe, through July 27.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM - 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. "Flags of Our Fathers," through Aug. 31.

GRAFFITI - 629 Spears Ave. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. Works by Tony Russo, through July 5.

HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE - 625 Georgia Ave. "In Visible," student self-portrait photography, through fall.

HARRIS ART CENTER - 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-629-2599, www.harrisartcenter.com. Bronze sculpture by Julia Knight and abstracts by Paul Fontana, through July 19.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Whitfield Lovell: Deep River," through Oct. 13.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "The Cartoon Buffet," by Bradley Wilson, through July 31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. July 5.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 North Terrace. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and by appointment. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. "Main, Market & Beyond: Yesterday's Local Jewish Merchants," through July 19.

LUPTON LIBRARY - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. www.lib.utc.edu/archivist. "They Played the Roundhouse: Concert Posters and Flyers From the 1980s and 1990s," through summer.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM - Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 423-236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology.

• "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts.

• "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," through April 2014.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM - 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. Docent-guided tours to see period furniture and hear stories of Walker County from 1836-1900. Admission: $5 adults, $1 children.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM - 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. "Lens and Brush: the Visual Textures of East Tennessee," by Sandy Brown and Jim Caldwell, through July 15.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org.

• "Trials and Tribulations: The Civil War in Bradley County," through July 20.

• "Benjamin Cleveland and the Founding of Cleveland," through July 20.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY - Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Examines exploits of America's heroes from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-870-8924. "Personal Vision II," identity-based work by diverse group of artists, through Aug. 31.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY - 6922 Lee Highway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-892-3074. "Iconic Chattanooga," fine art and photography, July 11-Aug. 30. Opening reception, 4-7 p.m. July 11.

RIVER GALLERY - 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. "Natural Collections," by Kelly Jean Ohl, Vicki Essig and Dan Essig, through July 31. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. July 5.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM - 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860, www.6thcavalrymuseum.com. Display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present.

THE ART CENTER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-632-2144, www.blueridgearts.net. Community quilt exhibit, through July 19.

WAREHOUSE ROW - 1110 Market St. 423-267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Southern wildlife by Bradley Gordon of Mississippi, through summer.