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August 2017

Found 7 blog entries for August 2017.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 25 to Friday, September 1. 

Friday, August 25

1st Annual Museum Hop

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Around Chattanooga
Cost: Free - $10  

Don’t miss Chattanooga's first Museum Hop, a one day museum adventure where anyone can visit six Chattanooga-area museums (a value of over $50) for just $10! Passports are issued at the first museum and stamped along the way at each tour completed. The tour starts at the museum of your choice and moves at your pace. Only those completing a tour of each participating museum will receive a T-shirt, so hold on to those passports. Participating museums include Houston, Songbirds Guitar, Tennessee Valley Railroad, Bessie

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Some days you just need a cocktail—and the Scenic City isn’t going to let you down! One of the best parts of the Chattanooga food and drink scene is the opportunity to branch out and experience something new for Happy Hour. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites for you to try. 

St John’s Meeting Place 

1274 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
stjohnsmeetingplace.com

At the top of the list for happy hour locales is St John’s Meeting Place, located right next to St. John’s Restaurant on Market Street. Oftentimes this eatery gets overlooked based on the perception that it’s expensive, but hold the phone, y’all—they have one of the best and most affordable happy hours in Chattanooga.  With $5 cocktails, select small plates and discounts on

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After nearly a hundred year wait, a rare total eclipse is happening this Monday, August 21. Although Chattanooga is not quite in the path of totality, we’ve got a solid 99.5% viewing here—so if you don’t want to travel, you really don’t have to. 

In Chattanooga, the eclipse will start at 1:02 p.m., and 99.55 percent of the sun’s light will be covered at 2:32 p.m. If you plan on staying here for the big event, we’ve got you covered with some of the best ways to celebrate locally! 

Creative Discovery Museum’s Solar Eclipse Party

When: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: 321 Chestnut Street
Cost: Regular museum admission

Join Creative Discovery Museum for its Solar Eclipse Party perfect for kids. Out-of-this-world fun will be had by all from 11 a.m. to 4

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Buying your first home is really exciting … but also a little terrifying. It’s not a choice you want to get wrong. Here are some of the worst mistakes home buyers can make and how to avoid them! 

1. Looking for the home yourself 

You might be amazing at searching sites like Trulia and Zillow for potential homes, but what you probably don’t know is sometimes that information is totally incorrect. So you can find a home you love at the price you need, and once you contact someone about it, you might find that it’s an old listing that has already been sold, has an incorrect price, etc. Yikes! A Realtor will have access to your entire area’s MLS (Multiple Listing Services) which will have every home for sale in the market and its current data and

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The Chattanooga area is full of makers and growers! In order to give us a way to support these artisans and local farmers, the city has become home to several markets. Nearly any day of the week you can get your hands on the highest quality local produce and handcrafted goods made by Chattanoogans for Chattanoogans! Check out our list below and go visit them while we still have some summer left: 

Chattanooga Market

When: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April - December
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd. Chattanooga, TN 37408 

This is Chattanooga’s largest and arguably most beloved market in the Tennessee Valley. Named one of the “Top 10 Public Markets in America” by Formers and featuring more than 300 vendors, the

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

Friday, August 4

Nickajack Bat Cave Canoe Adventure

When: 7:30-10 p.m.
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River Street
Cost: $40 per canoe ($20 pp) and $10 for children under 13 years of age

Outdoor Chattanooga hosts a guided and equipped canoe trip to Nickajack Cave, where thousands of endangered gray bats come each summer to raise their young. We will begin with essential canoeing instruction for the novice paddler and set out for a short paddle to the mouth of the cave at dusk and watch the bats fly to start their nightly feeding. Boats anchor just off the cave entrance to view the emerging bats. A short return paddle in the

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Whether you’re buying a home or looking to sell yours, chances are you’ll come across your fair share of real estate jargon. Oftentimes realtors will use acronyms as part of their listings, and rather than having to look up every word, we wanted to bring the complete list of most-used terms to you! Check out our collection of real estate lingo so you look like a pro for your next move. 

3B/2.5B - Three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. In order to be called a bedroom in our area, the room must be a sleeping area with a window and a closet. A full bath is a room with a toilet, sink and bathtub. A half bath otherwise known as powder room only has a toilet and a sink. 

Appraisal - An appraisal is an unbiased professional opinion of a home's

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