Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - Nov. 28-Dec. 5

November 28th, 2018 by Lisa Denton in Chattanooga Now - Art

THEATER

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-621-2870, www.bapshows.com. "An Irish Courage Christmas," Dec. 7-22; 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. $12-$15.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATRE — Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.harrisartscenter.com. "Sanders Family Christmas," 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8. $10-$15.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE — Humanities Theater, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-3246, www.chattanoogastate.edu/humanities-fie-arts/theatre-arts. "A Christmas Carol: The Musical," presented by Theatre and Music departments, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 16. $10-$15.

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

» Holiday Tea With Beauty & Cinderella: An Enchanted Party With Princesses, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 1. $30.

» Charlie Brown Holiday Jazz concert, performed by Robert Crabtree and Friends, 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and cash bar at 7 p.m. $30-$50.

» Auditions for "Fences," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3-4 (show dates Feb. 13-March 3).

» "A Charlie Brown Christmas," 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 15-16. $10.

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

» Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn," through Dec. 22. $16-$32.

» "Sanders Family Christmas," 20th anniversary and final season, through Dec. 23. $16-$30.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE — 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. Christmas concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 2. $10-$15.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE — First-Centenary United Methodist Church (enter at church welcome center, 418 Oak St.) 1-800-838-3006, option 1, www.brownpapertickets.com. Christmas dinner theater production, "The ReGifters," 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $25; tickets not available at door.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "Shrek: The Musical," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16. $12.

TOMORROW BUILDING — 818 Georgia Ave. Open-Mic Storytelling: Holiday Firsts, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Participants invited to share startup trials and triumphs. Sign up at arrival. BYOB. $7 in advance, $10 at door. 423-413-8978.

YELLOW DRAGON PRODUCTIONS — St. Luke United Methodist Church, 3210 Social Circle. http://tinyurl.com/LastStopYDP, 260-403-4095. "The Rented Christmas," youth production, 7 p.m. Dec. 6-8, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $5-$10.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

CHATTANOOGA BALLET — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichattanooga.com. "The Nutcracker," 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. $22, $26, $34.

EXHIBITS & EVENTS

AMANI CHATTANOOGA — 420 S. Willow St. 423-531-6496, https://amaniafrica.org. "Our Neighbors" photo exhibition of residents in Ridgedale and Highland Park made by photographer William Johnson during Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise "Know Your Neighbor" events, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

ART CREATIONS — 7351 Commons Blvd., 423-531-7606.

» Dec. 4: Christmas Card Address Workshop, to learn techniques and flourishes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $14 plus supplies .

» Dec. 8: Posca Market Painting Workshop, an introduction to the pens and time creating a poinsettia painting, 1-3:30 p.m. All ages and experience levels welcome. $25 plus materials.

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY — 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Showcase by Diana Ferguson, Dec. 4-22.

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. 931-308-4130, www.franklincoarts.com.

» Member/guest show, through Dec. 23.

» Community show, "Snow," through Dec. 23.

AVA GALLERY — Association for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. "AP/Honors Art Challenge," juried exhibition for Hamilton County high school students, Dec. 3-28. Reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 7.

BRAXTON MILL ARTISANS — 8717 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-596-9217, chockert@comcast.net. Ongoing sale of donated artwork by artists to benefit Nickels for Nepal, a nonprofit that provides school supplies to children in remote villages.

CHATTANOOGA ART TOUR — Tour of public art installations, art galleries and private artist studios with New South Tour Co., 1-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays. $45. newsouthtourco.com.

CHATTANOOGA WORKSPACE — 302 W. Sixth St. 423-822-5750, www.chattanoogaworkspace.com. Register for the following classes through www.thechattery.org.

» Handlettering for Holiday Card Addressing (bring your envelopes), 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, and 10:30 a.m.-noon Dec. 6. $17; bring pens from Beginning Handlettering Class or purchase on-site if you did not take that class.

» DIY Holiday-Themed Earrings, beginner class with all supplies included, 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. $23.

» DIY Cordials as Gifts, 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 10.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. 706-278-0168, www.creativeartsguild.org.

» Reception and gallery openings for artists Kevin Bate, Linda Fair and CAG/Instagram collaboration "Are You With Us,"5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 7.

» Mistletoe Market, noon-8 p.m. Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8.

ERLANGER GALLERY CORRIDOR — 975 E. Third St. www.erlanger.org/artsaterlanger. "Sports, Past and Present," through Dec. 6.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. Opening reception for "Art of Gratitude" by Julie Turner, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 30.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH — 650 McCallie Ave. 423-267-4506, firstchristian-chat.com. "Moments in Time," by Gay Arthur, through Dec. 31. Portion of proceeds go to Chattanooga Room in the Inn.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. 423-344-5643, www.chattanoogaphoto.org. "Chattanooga History," by Photographic Society of Chattanooga.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Admission fees. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

» "The Hunter Invitational IV," through Dec. 30.

» Family Fun Day: Sugarplums and Snowflakes, with "Nutcracker" excerpts by Chattanooga Ballet, visits with Santa and craft projects, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 2.

» Throwback Thursday, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 6. Free admission to permanent collection, $5 for "Hunter Invitational IV."

» Teen Vision brainstorming session, seeking teens' ideas for art activities, 4:45-5:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Free pizza and free admission; RSVP to rveal@huntermuseum.org, 423-752-2051.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214, www.intowngallery.com.

» 44th Holiday Show, through Nov. 30.

» "Scene in Passing: An Artist Views Chattanooga," by Jennie Kirkpatrick, Dec. 1-31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 7.

JOHN C. WILLIAMS GALLERY — Brock Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. "The Human Spirit" by Harry Ahn, through Dec. 13. 423-236-2732.

MAKE-CREATE NIGHT — Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. Relaxed artist mixer for creatives of all types, 6-9:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Bring project and potluck dish. 423-855-9474.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain," by Alan Shuptrine, through Jan. 12.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "Of Sky and Sea" by North Georgia Sky Painters, through Dec. 28.

R&M YARNS — 8510 Highway 60, Georgetown, Tenn. 423-284-8209, www.rmyarns.com. Georgetown Christmas Cottage, juried art show and sale, including handwoven textiles, specialty soaps and lotions, quilted bags, beaded and silver jewelry and herb-filled eye pillows and sachets, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1-2. Free admission.

RISING FAWN STUDIO TOUR — Plum Nelly Road, Rising Fawn, Ga. Tour of five studios stocked with creations of seven artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1. Look for signs at Highway 136 and Cherokee Trail or Highway 136 and South Moore Road. Maps at each studio.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; www.river-gallery.com.

» Works by Vince Sansone and Ed Bower, through Nov. 30.

» Scott Hill Block Party, holiday-inspired collection on various found objects, including antique wood toy blocks, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 1.

» Wearable Art Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. 423-883-1758, www.sceniccityclayarts.org.

» Kids Ornament Workshop, two sessions of hand-building ceramic ornaments then glazing and painting, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. $60.

» Holiday Market, featuring members' and teachers' ceramic works for sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 8.

TENNESSEE CRAFT - SOUTH — Monteagle Mountain. The 23rd annual Holiday Tour with 25 artists showing their work in Monteagle and Sewanee area, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9 (all times Central). Yellow signs mark tour route; maps at http://tennesseecraft.org/members/chapters/south. 423-326-1338.

WHITFIELD MURRAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY — 715 Chattanooga Ave., Dalton, Ga. www.whitfield-murrayhistoricalsociety.org. World War I exhibit of uniforms, helmets and photos, through February. Open Dec. 26-28 for holiday visitors.