Chattanooga area good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

Chattanooga area good-cause calendar, upcoming fundraisers

February 16th, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment

TO BE INCLUDED

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

• Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.

FEBRUARY

20 DINNER AND THE ARTS, Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road, 5:30 p.m. silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner (sold out), 7:30 p.m. performances by CCA students, $5 at door. 209-5931.

21-23 ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, $15 ticket good for three days, benefits Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. Preview party is Thursday, 7 p.m., $75 ticket includes show admission. 423-267-7176.

21 BIG BAND DANCE, Fairyland Club, 1201 Fleetwood Drive, Lookout Mountain, 7:30 p.m., $50 per person includes hors d'oeuvres, dance to American Legion Post 95 Legionnaires, benefits scholarship fund of Performing Arts League of Greater Chattanooga Inc. 423-521-7477.

22 DENIM AND DIAMONDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 7-11 p.m., $100; Roaring '20s is theme of fundraiser for Project Access, which provides health care to area's working poor. 423-622-2872.

25 SPAY-GHETTI NO MEATBALLS, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6-9 p.m., $50, silent auction and dinner catered by 1885 Grill to benefit Wally's Friends spay/neuter program. 423-877-9966.

27 IMPACT LEADERSHIP DINNER, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 6:30 p.m., $65 per person, Table host sponsorships are $1,200 for table of eight. Emmy Award-winning newscaster Connie Chung is featured speaker at fundraiser for Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute. 423-394-8173.

28 REMEMBERING VERSAILLES FASHION SHOW, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 M.L. King Blvd., 7 p.m., $25, runway show where models raise awareness of the charity of their choice. 423-892-1251.

28 FRIENDS OF SCOUTING LUNCHEON, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $300, Eagle Scout and wheelchair basketball World Champion Mike Schlappi is featured speaker at luncheon to benefit Cherokee Council of Boy Scouts. 423-892-8323.

28 COCKTAILS FOR CONSERVATION, Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave., 6-8 p.m., $20 in advance or $25 at door for zoo members, $30 nonmembers, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and animal encounters to benefit zoo's conservation efforts. Must be 21 to attend. www.chattzoo.org.

28 TRI-STATE HOME SHOW, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2. Annual home show sponsored by Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga and EPB Fiber Optics. Admission $7 ages 17 and older; $2 discount to senior adults on Friday, $1 discount to anyone bringing a canned good for donation to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank on Saturday or Sunday.

MARCH

3 BACCHANALIA, Pre-party at Sheraton Read House Hotel, 6 p.m., followed by Chestnut Street Strut to Walden Club at 7 p.m. for dinner and auction, Mardi Gras mask contest, dancing to music of Booker T. Scruggs, $100 per person, benefits Chattanooga Bach Choir. Reservations required by Friday, Feb. 24: 423-902-9191 or merilee.dgp@gmail.com.

13 ON POINT ANNUAL DINNER, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 6:30 p.m., $75 per person, $350 table of eight, featured speaker is Wes Stafford, Compassion International president; benefits teen advocacy organization On Point. liveonpoint.org