• Fiber Arts
March 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
• Fiber Arts
March 9, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Come see some beautiful fiber art. Quilts, yarn art, and much more. This is a free event. See the Cleveland WorkSpace Facebook page for more details.
The Old Woolen Mill
445 Church St. S.E., Cleveland TN 37311
• Steve Martin and Martin Short
March 8, 8 p.m.
Comedy Legends Steve Martin and Martin Short offer “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. See Ticketmaster for admission prices.
Tivoli Theatre/Walker Theatre
709 Broad St., Chattanooga TN 37402
• Literary Ink
March 9 – 11
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a thousand words can paint a world. Join us as we create, exhibit, and celebrate the intersection of literary fantasy and artistic magic. It is our great honor to formally invite you to a most unique event: Tattooing by Tattoo Wizards from all over the world! There will be cosplay contests, a 3 day scavenger hunt, artsy vendors, a magician, tattoo contests, a kids art show, after parties, door prizes and much more. Tickets are $27.37 for one day or $106.49 for all three days.
407 Chestnut St., Chattanooga TN 37402
• The Legendary Batmobile visits Buy Here Pay Here USA in Cleveland
March 8, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Adam West's 1960s Batmobile will be on-site at Buy Here Pay Here, USA! Did we mention it blows fire out of the back? Come on down!
Buy Here Pay Here USA
440 3rd St. S.W., Cleveland TN 37311
• 2018 Arts Gala
The annual Arts Gala, sponsored by the Athens Area Council for the Arts Ambassadors, is a fundraiser and celebration of the arts in our area. Dressy attire is suggested for the event and tickets are $75 per person. Advanced reservations are required. Annual Arts Gala 2018 promises a variety of experiences throughout the event. The evening begins with the opening of the silent auction, cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres. The Tim Hughes Quartet will perform during cocktail hour as guests peruse auction items donated by area artists and businesses. Before dinner there is a live auction of larger items ranging from artwork to vacation packages. Following the auction is dinner and at 9 p.m. the party band, The Beaters, takes the stage bringing guests to the dance floor until midnight. Proceeds from The Arts Gala are earmarked to support school and community arts education.
Athens Area Council for the Arts
320 North White St., Athens TN 37371
• Matt Cordell
Merchants & Friends of Etowah presents award-winning Elvis tribute artist Matt Cordell’s “Ultimate Variety & Tribute Show” on Saturday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Gem Theater. Reserve tickets are on sale now at the Etowah Community Center. General admission tickets are available at Relics Antiques in Cleveland, TNJunktiques in Athens, Starr Mountain Outfitters in Etowah and at Interiors by Design in Etowah. For more information, call 423-618-0375. Don’t miss the many faces of Matt in this nostalgic one-man show.
700 Tennessee Ave., Etowah TN 37331
• Trees for All of Tennessee
Join the Cleveland Parks & Recreation Department and the Cleveland and Bradley County Stormwater Programs for the 250K Trees For Tennessee Day by planting trees along the Casteel Connector connecting Ocoee Street to Tinsley Park. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Seedlings will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. It's a great opportunity to volunteer and serve your community! Please bring a shovel if you have one! Visit the Trees for All of Tennessee Facebook page for more details.
• From My Perspective: An Exhibition for All Artists, Featuring Artists with Disabilities
March 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Trousdale School is proud to announce its third annual juried art show! “From My Perspective” was created in 2016 to provide artists with disabilities in East Tennessee and North Georgia an opportunity to showcase their work, alongside the work of their peers. The show is open to any individual age 14 or older. It is not limited to artists with disabilities. Each participant may submit three works of art. Participants will be recognized with a certificate at the evening session. A jury will select four artworks of outstanding creativity, expression, or design to receive Silver Easel Awards. The show is free to enter and attend, and there will be a silent auction for artists who wish to sell their work. If artwork is sold, 100 percent of the purchase price will go to the artists (or organization) that submitted the work. Artists can access registration forms at the Trousdale School website, www.trousdaleschool.org, or by contacting Sarah Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-479-7130.
The Trousdale School
3171 Hewitt St. S.E., Cleveland TN 37323
• CIFA Kite Fest
The CIFA Kite Festival 2018 is to be determined based on weather conditions: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vehicle Passes are $20, and there will be a food court available. Tickets available at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cifa-kite-festival-2018-tickets-41447272909. For more information, visit our website at www.CIFAEvents.com
• 7th Annual Circus Extravaganza
Dragonfly's seventh annual Circus Extravaganza "'Outta' Space" is an out of this world circus show! There will be stilt walking aliens, astronauts in trouble, high-flying acts, and the always loveable cheeky Cuddles! All proceeds benefit Circus for Everyone - Programs that share the circus with under-served and special needs people! Tickets will be $12 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and children.
Clayton Performing Arts Center at Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville TN 37933
• Hunter Underground
The Avant-art Steering Committee is planning another extraordinary Hunter Underground event for 2018. This chic art auction and cocktail party takes place in the normally-not-open-to-the-public storage areas of the museum. Festivities include the silent auction with art from galleries in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as Chattanooga, the ever-popular Smash and Grab Gallery (purchase S&G tickets for a chance to visit the gallery and grab some art for free!) and – NEW for 2018 – a dance party in the loading dock following the auction! More than 30 works of art at a wide range of prices will be available, encouraging participation by everyone – even those who may be new to art collecting. Proceeds from Hunter Underground support the many programs and activities produced by the Hunter each year, and help the museum fuel imagination, make connections, and build community. Tickets include admission, heavy hors d'oeuvres and open bar. Ticket prices are $60 for museum members and $75 for the public. For more information, email Aly Haugland or call 423-752-2045. Must be 21 or over to attend.
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View St., Chattanooga TN 37403
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