Artisti Affamati presents quartet of one-act American operas this weekend
It began as an open-mike night for opera singers at a local hotel bar. In the year and a half since, there has been such interest from the growing number of singers wanting to show off their pipes, says founder Sara Snider Schone, that a local opera performance troupe formed.
Angela Wallin and Glenn McCary aren't planning a big wedding since it's the second marriage for both, but she says they did want something to make their day distinctive. So they set the date: 11-12-13.
14 Three Blind Wines, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m. reception and silent auction, 7 p.m. tasting, $75 per couple, each guest brings two bottles of wine for tasting, 10 p.m. wine cellar awarded, benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. tennessee.cff.org/threeblindwines
How ironic is it that the season when falling leaves cause homeowners extra yard work is also the best time to plant more trees?
• Benefit concert: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 799 Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn., 5 p.m., donations accepted at gospel concert to help pay medical expenses of cancer patients Joy Wright and the late Rodney Wright. 423-544-3387.
• Howard High School class of 1963 is holding a meeting today at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Club, 2114 Wilder St. For more infomation, call 693-7867.
Collectors of Coca-Cola memorabilia have more than a thirst for items emblazoned in the iconic red-and-white script.
Music historian Bobby Horton is joining the Chattanooga Boys Choir for "The Blue and the Gray: Songs and Stories of the Civil War."
Maxie L. McFarland has been accepted for induction into the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame later this year.
The mother of all craft shows takes place in Birmingham, Ala., this weekend. But there are closer options.
Is your Coke collectible ‘the real thing?’
Collectors of Coca-Cola memorabilia have more than a thirst for items emblazoned in the iconic red-and-white script. It’s an obsession.
Anime fans immediately recognize the name Johnny Yong Bosch, but call him by his alter ego -- Black Ranger of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers -- and almost everyone knows who he is.
The Lee University chapter of Kappa Delta Pi honor society recently recognized Cleveland, Tenn., teachers for their excellence in the classroom.
After moving more than 500 miles from Chicago to retire in Spring City, Tenn., artist Sally Fleming found a new set of friends filled with Southern hospitality.
Open house: Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, Tenn., 9 a.m.-noon, free event for prospective students and their parents with sessions on admissions, financial aid, athletics, dual enrollment, academic programs and the Advance program for working adults. mysc.cc/openhouse.
Jenna LaFevor says that, when her mother-in-law first saw the Red Bank home she and husband Andrew were buying, “she cried.”
• Howard High School class of 1963 is holding a meeting Saturday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Club, 2114 Wilder St. For more information, call 693-7867.
• Open house: Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, Tenn., 9 a.m.-noon, free event for prospective students and their parents with sessions on admissions, financial aid, athletics, dual enrollment, academic programs and the Advance program for working adults. mysc.cc/openhouse.
Robert Greene received the J. Neal Ensminger Distinguished Alumnus Award from Tennessee Wesleyan College during the Blue and Gold Gala, one of more than 20 events held during homecoming weekend on the Athens, Tenn., campus.
Whether you’re looking for fine art or flying pumpkins, there’s a festival for you
If you’ve never seen a pumpkin catapult through the air, then head to Crabtree Farms on Saturday, Nov. 2, for its live Pumpkin Chuckin’ at 11 a.m.
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is playing a program composed entirely of audience favorites on Sunday, Nov. 3, during its Volkswagen Series “Classical’s Top Hits” concert.
More than 1,000 trick-or-treaters in search of thrills and chills annually trek into a little cul de sac in Hixson's Laurel Cove subdivision on Halloween night.
Hixson/Soddy-Daisy Fall Festival: Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, 3-6 p.m., free community party with live music, food and craft vendors, chili cook-off, dessert contest, inflatables and games for kids. www.burks.org/fallfestival.
J.R. Moss of Nashville is the new program director of the Athens Area Council for the Arts in Athens, Tenn.
Chattanooga Market will be haunted by goblins and ghouls on Sunday, Oct. 27, when the market gears up for Halloween fun. The Haunted Market offers treats for kids and plenty of fall produce — pumpkins, apples and squash — for parents.
• Central High School class of 1968 is holding its 45-year reunion today at Pier 2. For more information, contact Cliff Crownover 423-344-3575.
• Complemetary Health Education Organization: Nutrition World, Vance Road at Lee Highway, 2 p.m., free. Program by Jeannie Harrison on medicine cabinet makeovers with natural solutions and Donna McMillan on Reiki and energy tools for personal health.
As trivia jockey Marc Michael announces that the Bronte sisters were Emily, Charlotte and Anne, an exuberant “Yeah, baby!” bursts out of Savannah Mazda and her right arm swings into the air for a fist pump.
Chattanooga native Will Kesler, 39, has been named head of school at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tenn. The position becomes effective July 1, 2014.
The best festivals this weekend require short day-trips to scenic rural sites. Here's a rundown of our top four choices for craft fans.
One and done. In a contest of two Alabama country singers, Fort Payne's Justin Chain lost to Jasper, Ala.'s Shelbie Z in his first battle round on Monday night's episode of "The Voice."
For most of his 17 years, Jordan Alexander has thought of Covenant College as the place he and his family "go to sled when it snows."
How your yard looks next spring depends a great deal on what you do with it now.
• The 1965 classes of Howard and Riverside high schools are holding a combined meeting today at noon in Eastgate Town Center food court. For more information, call 400-0606.
Diabetes Expo: Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene, 5455 North Terrace, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free, workshops on healthy eating and cooking, monitoring and medication, sponsored by Partners & Peers for Diabetes Care. 423-316-3578.
Mike Griffin has an opportunity no other president of the UTC Alumni Board has faced: Introducing alumni to changes transforming the school’s campus while still celebrating the traditions and history that have made their alma mater distinctive.
McCallie School presented its annual Alumni Achievement Awards on Oct. 5 to 11 graduates who have shown outstanding accomplishments in a chosen career.
So many choices, so little time!
A new professional chamber chorus will debut Saturday, Oct. 12, as part of the opening of the St. Paul's Artist Series at the Episcopal church.
Leslie Jordan’s characterization of cynical socialite Beverley Leslie charmed audiences of “Will & Grace” and led to an Emmy Award.
8. McMinn County Gospel Choir Dinner, McMinn County High School cafeteria, 2215 Congress Parkway, Athens, Tenn.
Maddin Corey and Ellen Franklin's new art exhibit is a show-and-tell of what they did on their summer vacation.
That nip in the morning air is a subtle reminder that, on the heels of football, foliage and festivals will come the holidays.
• Hillbilly Harvest Hoedown: Chattanooga Valley Church of the Nazarene, 2853 Chattanooga Valley Road, Flintstone, Ga., 6-10 p.m., family activities, jazz band, concessions, chili cook-off to help pay medical expenses of Randy and Marla Williams. CVNaz.com.
Christian author Sheri Bertolini is leading a home organization seminar based on her book, "My Intentional Life," on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Growing in Grace Ministries, 1384 Gunbarrel Road, Suite D.
Merit Scholar group names Achievement, Hispanic honorees
Fans of Signal Mountain's popular Hodgepodge craft show take note
Fort Payne, Ala., singer Justin Chain made it onto NBC's top-rated singing contest "The Voice" during Tuesday night's episode.
5 Champagne and Chocolate, Southern Belle Riverboat, 201 Riverfront Parkway, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $25 includes hors d’oeuvres, beverage, silent auction, dancing, benefits Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. 423-529-0758.