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March 2017

Found 10 blog entries for March 2017.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 31 to Friday, April 7.

March 31 - April 8

Closed Door Entertainment's West Side Story

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: March 31 - April 1 and April 7-8 at 7:30 p.m.; April 1 and April 8 at 2 p.m.
Cost: $28

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950's New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching

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Chattanooga Easter Event Round-Up

It’s Easter time again! Break out the egg dying kits, colorful baskets and pastel dresses. If you are looking for a way to celebrate the holiday, we have you covered with our list of the best Easter events (for both kids and adults!) happening this year in Chattanooga. 

April 8, 9, 14 & 15

Tennessee Valley Railroad Bunny Train

When: The train runs at 10:40 a.m., 12:05 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:25 p.m.
Where: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Rd
Cost: $22 for everyone age 2 & up.

Hop Aboard for a new adventure: The Bunny Train! Trains will depart from Grand Junction and travel toward East Chattanooga where passengers will disembark for special activities. Storytelling, temporary tattoos, coloring

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Building your dream home or renovating your current home is such an exciting decision! Now the next important decision on your list is to pick a builder. There are so many horror stories of bad craftsmanship and blown-out budgets, and we want to make sure that doesn't happen to you! Check out our list of the most common mistakes people make when choosing a builder, so you can avoid costly and stressful problems in the future. 

1. Assuming the cheapest quote is the best option 

You’ve heard the saying, “You get what you pay for,” right? If a quote seems too good to be true, it probably is. A low quote does not a good builder make, and that isn’t the type of risk you want to take for a place you plan for you and your family to spend the next

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 24 to Friday, March 31.

Friday, March 24

Paint and Sip with the Georgia Winery

When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Georgia Winery, 6469 Battlefield Pkwy
Cost: $35

Whether you can paint a realistic masterpiece that would impress da Vinci or have an abstract style like Picasso, you can tap into your inner artist at the Paint & Sip Party. Hosted by the Georgia Winery and Artsy U, this event is all about getting your creative juices flowing while sampling the fruits of the vine. The $35 admission fee gets you all of the necessary art supplies and a glass of wine. By the end of the event, you'll have a painting of your very own to remember the day by. Limited number of

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Dance classes aren’t just for kids. Not only is dance good for the soul, it’s good for your health! Any kind of low-impact dance helps to improve cardiovascular health, increase stamina, strengthen bones and muscles and stave off illnesses. Dance is also proven to relieve stress … so what are you waiting for? Chattanooga offers plenty of opportunities to take dance classes no matter what style you’re interested in trying. 

Ballet

If you’re looking for more grace, poise and flexibility, ballet is the way to go! At Chattanooga Dance Theatre, located at 5151 Austin Rd. in Hixson, there is an adult beginner ballet class perfect for those without experience who want to improve body awareness, coordination, strength and flexibility. In this class,

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 17 to Friday, March 24.

March 17-19

Steel Magnolias

When: Specific times available on website
Where: Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road 
Cost: $10

East Brainerd Community Theater proudly presents its production of Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. A much loved play, Steel Magnolias reveals the friendship and love of six strong, honest, wisecracking Southern women as they move through life's challenges in a small community in Louisiana. Tickets are available online at ebctchatt.com or christchurchchatt.org. Tickets are also available 9 to 4:30 p.m. at Christ UMC March 13-17 or at the door (if available).  All cash donations

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Moving can be incredibly stressful for people, so imagine how hard it is on pets! Although you have every idea of what’s going on during your moving process, your pet doesn’t. Unexpected activity in their home, the anxiety of car travel and getting used to a new environment can be overwhelming for them. Although it’s different for every pet, here is a list of tips that should help ease the process for your furry family members:

Make A Care Kit

Prepare an easily-accessible 'overnight kit' that has enough dog food, kitty litter, toys and grooming tools to sustain your pet and keep them comfortable during the first few days of unpacking. 

Packing Up 

Cats, in particular, aren’t big fans of change. You can help your cats (and skittish dogs)

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 10 to Friday, March 17.

Saturday, March 11

A Girl and A Gun - Meet and Greet

When: 1-5 p.m. 
Where: Shooter’s Supply and Indoor Range, 4824 Hixson Pike
 Free

The A Girl and A Gun Women's Shooting League is launching the Chattanooga chapter. The league, founded seven years ago, has grown to include one hundred chapters across the country. Current membership is over 5,000 members and a social media following of more than 30,000 fans. A Girl and A Gun is a ladies organization established by women shooters for women shooters for pistol, rifle and shotgun sports. The mission of the league is to educate and encourage women about the opportunities of

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Sometimes seats at the local pub are even better than bleachers when it comes to March Madness. 

With Selection Sunday just around the corner on March 12 and this year’s NCAA tournament beginning Tuesday, March 14, it’s about time to pick your spot to watch the sport. If you need a little help, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite restaurants, sports bars and hole-in-the-wall pubs in Chattanooga to catch the game. 

Mellow Mushroom

205 Broad St. or 2318 Lifestyle Way

Whether you visit the downtown or East Brainerd location, this pizza joint is always a great tournament watching spot. If you happen to be downtown, you can enjoy Mellow’s large patio, selection of over 120 beers from around the world (40 of which are on tap), 16

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 3 to Friday, March 10.

March 3-4

Spring 2017 Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale

When: March 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad Street
Cost: Free

The Spring 2017 Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale, benefiting the Connor Pullen Foundation, brings an array of Chattanooga area boutiques and artisans together offering up to 90 percent off designer brands. Be prepared to save on women's apparel, shoes and accessories, men's clothing, plus sizes, gifts, children's clothing, handmade jewelry, candles and home decor.

Saturday, March 4

Read Across Chattanooga

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton

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