Out and About in January

Posted 1/10/18

• History Happy Hour: Calvin Sneed & the Dixie Highway

Jan. 18, 6 p.m.

Calvin Sneed, news anchor for WTVC 1990 - 2017, bridge enthusiast, and author of Building Bridges from our Past to the …

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Out and About in January


• History Happy Hour: Calvin Sneed & the Dixie Highway

Jan. 18, 6 p.m.

Calvin Sneed, news anchor for WTVC 1990 - 2017, bridge enthusiast, and author of Building Bridges from our Past to the Future, will be our special guest speaker at the next History Happy Hour. Come learn more about the Dixie Highway and Sneed’s beloved bridges. This event is in tandem with our Dixie Highway exhibit. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members.

Museum Center at Five Points

200 Inman St E, Cleveland, TN 37311


• Lookout Wild Film Festival

Jan. 18 – 21, 7 p.m.

For six years the Lookout Wild Film Festival has brought the best outdoor adventure and conservation films from around the world to Chattanooga for one awesome weekend. Enjoy compelling on-screen stories that celebrate wild places and the people they inspire alongside hundreds of other adventure enthusiasts from around the Southeast. The 50+ official LWFF 2018 selections feature Antarctic mountain climbing, rafting through the Grand Canyon, Himalayan honey harvests and more!

Walker Theatre

399 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37402


• Chattacon, with guest of honor, Peter David

Jan. 19 – 21

Chattacon is an event where the professionals and fans of science fiction, fantasy, superhero fiction, science fantasy, horror and supernatural fiction. There will be several events, gaming and a host of dealers selling merchandise from all the genres of speculative fiction. Tickets are $45 for ages 8-12 and $60 for a weekend pass. Children under 8 are free with an adult badge.

The Chattanoogan

1201 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402


• Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Jan. 20, 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Monthly Fly-In/Drive-In breakfast, presented by the Cleveland Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, is held the third Saturday of each month, rain or shine. This event happens the third Saturday of each month. The breakfast is $5 per person.

Cleveland Regional Jetport

251 Dry Valley Road N.E., Cleveland, TN 37312


• 2018 Chamber Annual Meeting

Life Care Centers of America Professional Development Center

Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Annual Meeting will feature highlights of the 2017 program year, recognition of the 2017 accomplishments, volunteers, and presentations of the prestigious M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award and the Robert W. Varnell Leadership Award.

Life Care Center of America

Professional Development Center

3570 Keith St., Cleveland TN 37311


• Knoxville Children’s Theatre: “Whatever Happened to Little Red Riding Hood?”

Jan. 19 – Feb. 4

Knoxville Children’s Theatre, with assistance from Gannett Newspapers, will present 14 live performances of the hilarious fairy tale mash-up, “Whatever Happened to Little Red Riding Hood?” The show features Red Riding Hood and Granny, along with Rapunzel, Hansel & Gretel, Rumplestilskin, and other characters from the world of The Brothers Grimm.  The play is performed by 14 talented young actors, from ages 9 to 14. 

Knoxville Children’s Theatre

109 E. Churchwell Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917


• Dogwood Arts: Photography Exhibition by the Camera Club of Oak Ridge

Jan. 5 – Jan. 30

Dogwood Arts and the Camera Club of Oak Ridge present the best images of the 69th Annual Photographic Salon, featuring 40 ribbon-winning prints and a series of projected digital and student entries.

Dogwood Arts provides artists the opportunities to showcase their talents at First Friday events and month long exhibitions. This exceptional photography exhibit is showcased at the Dogwood Arts Gallery. Traditional gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. First Friday hours are 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

The Camera Club’s photographs depict landscapes, urbanscapes, architecture, inanimate objects, creative vision and creative processing. Each photographer shares their unique perspective, selecting scenes from the natural and urban world or setting up unique shots in their studios.

Dogwood Arts

123 W. Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902



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