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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 11 to Friday, October 18. 

Friday, Oct. 11

Whiskey, Wine and Shine 

When: 7-10 p.m. 
Where: Chattanooga Whiskey, 890 Riverfront Parkway 
Cost: $50 

The Chattanooga Sertoma Club presents our 7th annual charity event with Chattanooga Whiskey, wine, moonshine, beer, and food with live music plus dancing, a clogging demonstration and a silent auction. All proceeds go to local charities with emphasis on speech and hearing problems in children.For more information or to purchase tickets, visit wineandshinesertoma.com.

October 11-13

“Matilda”

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street 
Cost:

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Good photography can make the difference between a home selling in weeks or selling in months. We’ve all seen the weird real estate listings circulating on the internet and made fun of the rooms full of porcelain dolls and weird tchotchkes. Don’t let that be your house! 

Although real estate photographers are skilled in making your home look its best, they’re not miracle workers. The photos representing your home should give potential buyers a true feel for the space—without having to imagine what it could look like without your clutter.

Here are a few things home sellers do that mess up their real estate photos!

1. Leave the home dirty and cluttered

One of the most important ways to get your home ready for photos is to clean and

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 4 to Friday, October 11. 

October 4-5 

4th Annual Morris Hill Craft Market and Quilt Show

When: Friday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: Morris Hill Baptist Church, 1804 Morris Hill Rd. 
Cost: Free

If you are into buying local, supporting local artists and makers (including young entrepreneurs!), and even supporting our local veterans, check out this event. Thousands attend each year to enjoy handmade crafts and baked goods for sale. For more information, visit morrishillbaptist.org/craftmarket.

Thursday, Oct. 10 

City Sweat: SWAT In The City

When: 6-7 p.m. 
Where: Miller Park, 928 Market St. 

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 27 to Friday, October 4.

Opening tonight! 

“Matilda”

When: Sept. 27-29; Oct. 3-6 and 10-13
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street 
Cost: $11-30 

It's not easy being a kid. Especially when your parents are crude, TV-addicted, book-bashing scoundrels and your heartless headmistress has a fondness for torturing children. Such is the plight – and plot – of the mischievous and magical "Matilda," a Tony Award-winning musical which opens the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's 2019-2020 season on Friday, September 20. For tickets, call the CTC box office at 423-267-8534 or visit TheatreCentre.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 1 

Wine Over Water – Sip & Step

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Nathan Torgerson of The Torgerson Team at Keller Williams Realty was was recently featured in “The Next Wave of Influence in Real Estate: The Best Marketing, Sales, and Industry Secrets Shared by the Top Millennial Real Estate Agents in the Country” a newly released book by top producing realtor Jimmy Rex.

The top 100 millennial realtors in the nation were each interviewed and given the opportunity to share some of what they would consider their most valuable advice for being successful.

“It’s an honor to be among the top young realtors in the country, and even more so to have real estate leaders like Jimmy Rex noticing and asking how we got here,” says Torgerson. “I’m happy to be part of the book and to share some of what I’ve learned in my years working

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 20 to Friday, September 27.

Friday, Sept. 20

Chattanooga Song Circle

When: 7-9 p.m. 
Where: Bluegrass Grill, 55 East Main Street 
Cost: Free to $5

Chattanooga Song Circle, an intimate and fun evening with local songwriters, will kick off its inaugural concert at The Bluegrass Grill. Held in partnership with SoundCorps, this event provides a true listening room experience to hear top local artists perform original songs.Chattanooga songwriters Butch Ross and Emily Kate Boyd will join regular host Richard Daigle for the first event. "We have a wealth of excellent songwriters in our town and Chattanooga Song Circle will provide a special venue for

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 13 to Friday, September 20.

Opening tonight

Mamma Mia!

When: Sept. 13-14 at 7:30 p.m., 20-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 22 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. 
Where: The Colonnade Center, 264 Catoosa Circle
Cost: $13-17

The Colonnade Players are excited  to present the smash‐hit disco musical Mamma Mia! This hilarious and charming story unfolds on a Greek island, when, on the eve of her wedding, Sophie's search for her birth father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island. The story is woven around the timeless musical hits of ABBA, including notable songs such as "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "Super Trouper," and "The Winner Takes it

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Now that the weather is finally cooling down, it’s a perfect time to hit the trails for some family fun in the outdoors! But what are the best hikes in Chattanooga to bring the kiddos on? Check out our top six favorites below: 

1. Cloudland Canyon State Park 

Featuring 30 miles of trails and two beautiful waterfalls, Cloudland Canyon State Park is an awesome option for a fall-weather hike with the family. The well-marked trails include a whole lot of stairs, so if you’re not comfortable going down those or carrying smaller children down them, it may not be your best bet. BUT if you can handle that, it’s only a short, easy hike to get you to a gorgeous waterfall. Let the kids play on the rocks and enjoy the view! Don’t forget to bring $5 to pay

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 30 to Friday, September 6. 

August. 30 through Sept. 1

“Red” by John Logan 

When: Friday, Aug 30 from 7:30-9 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 31 from 2:30-4 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1 from 2:30-4 p.m. 
Where: Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Avenue 
Cost: $15

Enjoy the Tony & Drama Desk award-winning play “Red” by John Logan. Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New Yorks famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the

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What happens if you look and look but can’t find your dream home? No house is perfect, but if you can’t budge on your needs, building your own home might be your best bet! 

But before you start looking for land for this amazing home of yours, read this first to avoid some serious land buying errors that can wreck your whole plan. Here are 6 land buying mistakes you don’t want to overlook:

1. Not using the help of a professional 

So you see a lot that is For Sale By Owner in the neighborhood you want and think it might be easier to just handle the negotiations yourself. Think again! An experienced realtor is going to know exactly what goes into buying a piece of land and the zoning requirements, legal access information and other less obvious

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