Around the Region

Around the Region

February 8th, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment


• 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.


• Black History Month Program: Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 M.L. King Blvd., 6 p.m., $10 at door. Creative Underground presents musical drama "God's Trombones." 423-266-8658.


• Black History Month Talk, Book Signing: Chattanooga State Community College. Former University of Tennessee defensive end Inquoris "Inky" Johnson holds book signing in Kolwyck Library at 4 p.m., followed by talk at 6 p.m. in Humanities Theatre. All events free. 423-697-3371.

• Catoosa County Historical Society: Old Stone Church Museum, intersection of U.S. Highway 41 and Georgia Highway 2, Ringgold, Ga., 7 p.m., visitors welcome. David Boyle, president of the Walker County Historical Society, will speak on the Marsh House in LaFayette, Ga. 706-866-3871.


• Chattanooga Herbies: Hamilton County Agricultural Center, 6083 Adamson Circle off Bonny Oaks Drive, 6:30-8 p.m., open to anyone interested in growing herbs; speakers on growing chamomile and savory and using them in recipes; dishes on hand to sample. 423-875-9689.

• College Knowledge Lunch and Learn: Public Education Foundation office, 100 E. 10th St., third floor, noon, free workshop, $5 per person for lunch. High school students and their parents invited to workshop on "Resume writing and interviewing skills" and other college-related topics. Reservations required: slightfoot@


• Chattanooga Stamp Club: Hickory Valley Christian Church, 6605 Shallowford Road, 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. program on stamps of the Falkland Islands, visitors welcome. 325-280-5549.