Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

February 5th, 2012 in Life Entertainment


11 Fine Wine, Fine Art and Thou, Blue Ridge Art Center, 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga., 7 p.m., $25 members, $35 nonmembers, benefits Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. 706-632-2144.

n Mardi Gras Magic, The Car Barn, near Lee Highway at Highway 153, 7 p.m., $60 individual, $100 couple, $550 table of eight, benefits Chattanooga Room in the Inn. 624-6144.

14 Valentine's Day Performance: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., 7 p.m. hors d'oeuvres and beverages, 8 p.m. performance of "The Important of Being Earnest," $35 includes free parking, benefits CTC Annual Fund. 267-8538, ext. 223.

18 Chattanooga Heart Ball 25th anniversary, The Chattanoogan, 6 p.m. to midnight, $250 per person, music by Radio Daze Big Band of Nashville, benefits American Heart Association. 763-4407.

19 Tony O'Rear Bowl for Life Tournament, Holiday Bowl, 5518 Brainerd Road, $150 per team, benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 637-9358.

20 A Decade of Decadence Masquerade, The Walden Club, 7-10 p.m., $90 per person through today, then $100, annual Bach Choir Mardi Gras benefit with music by Booker T. Scruggs Ensemble and the River City Red Hots; warm-up party at Sheraton Read House, 5 p.m. 877-9767.

23 Leadership Address to the Community, Chattanooga Convention Center, 5:15 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. dinner, $65 individual, $1,200 table of eight, benefits Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute. Stacy Allison, first American woman to climb Mount Everest is featured speaker.

24-26 Houston Museum Antiques Show and Sale, Chattanooga Choo Choo Centennial Hall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, $15. Special preview brunch with early buying privileges 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, $30. Benefits Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. 267-7176.

25 Denim & Diamonds: Starstruck, Chattanooga Convention Center, 7 p.m., $100 per person, $1,000 table for eight, dinner, musical entertainment, silent and live auctions, dancing to music of SoundForce. Guests encouraged to dress like their favorite TV or movie star. 622-2872.

n Flashback Prom: Loose Cannon Studio, 1800 Rossville Ave., 8 p.m.-midnight, $35 in advance, $45 at door, break out the taffeta prom dress and ruffled tux to dance to music of ToneHarm, sponsored by Chattanooga Friends to benefit The Speech and Hearing Center's Achieve Learning Center.


1 On Point Dinner, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6:30 p.m., $75 individual, $375 for table; speaker is Wes Moore, author of "The Other Wes Moore." 899-9188 or

17 St. Patrick's Purse, Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 6 p.m., $40 per person, dinner, silent auction and music by harp quartet, string and brass ensembles, bagpiper and Irish tenor; benefits Chattanooga Music Club's scholarship fund and Memorial Auditorium organ fund. 821-6040.

28 Unbought and Unbossed Awards Breakfast, The Chattanoogan, 7:30 a.m., benefits Girls Inc. of Chattanooga. or 624-4757.


27 Women of Distinction Awards, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11 a.m., $70, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.


4 Legends and Leaders Dinner, Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, 6 p.m., UTC alumni awards dinner. Reservations required due to limited seating. 425-4785.

To be included

n Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at by Monday before the Sunday it appears. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.

n Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to Karen Nazor Hill at or spierce@timesfree Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.