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April 2018

Found 5 blog entries for April 2018.

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

April 20-22

4 Bridges Arts Festival

When: April 20 from 6:30-10 p.m.; April 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd 
Cost: Free

4 Bridges Arts Festival (4BAF) is Chattanooga's premier outdoor cultural event. Established in 2000 by the Association for Visual Arts (AVA), 4BAF is a juried show, offering awards totaling $15,000 and showcasing the creative and distinctive talents of artists from across the country. Nationally ranked and regionally acclaimed, 4 Bridges Arts Festival has become a highly anticipated, annual destination that provides a

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

Friday, April 13

Adults Only LEGO Build Night

When: 7-10 p.m.
Where: 6th Cavalry Museum, 6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Ogelthorpe, GA 30742 
Cost:  $30 or $50/couple

Why should the kids have all the LEGO building fun? We are partnering with Bricks 4 Kidz to host our first-ever, grown-ups only LEGO night! We will have all kinds of fun LEGO building activities for the young-at-heart to enjoy. Special motorized tech kits and model plans designed by architects and engineers are just a few things we'll have. This event is BYOB and is open to ages 21 and up. For more information or to sign up, visit

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Many people think that renting is less expensive than owning their own home. But as it turns out, it’s actually cheaper to pay a monthly mortgage payment than a month’s rent. 

According to a study done by the personal finance website GOBankingRates.com, the median monthly rent price for a single family home was $1,195, while the average mortgage payment was $934—a difference of $261! What could you do with an extra $261 a month?

Taking the leap from renting to buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can make, but mortgage rates are still historically low, making now a great time to buy. It’s also gratifying for homebuyers to see their mortgage going towards something that is theirs, as opposed to throwing away money

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, April 6 to Friday, April 13. 

April 6-8

Vintage Market Days

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd. 
Cost: $5-10

With 100 of the very best vendors in vintage from across the United States, Vintage Market Days features truckloads of repurposed, specialty finds that will be unique to your home! Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more.

Now - April 15

Fairytale Nights 

When: 6-8 p.m. 
Where: Rock City Gardens, 1400

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Chattanooga is finally starting to warm up, which means anyone with a green thumb is getting antsy to dig in the dirt. We feel you! Although we might still have a frost ahead, here is an early spring gardening checklist to get you started: 

Spruce up shrubbery 

Now is a great time to give shrubs a trim, so they look fresh for the season. Avoid trimming the spring bloomers, though. 

Start spring cleaning

When the weather is mild, cleaning out the yard isn’t so bad. Remove debris from drainage ditches, gutters and planting beds, and clear unwanted brush and undergrowth out of your yard. Also cut back dead foliage on last year’s perennials and ornamental grasses before new growth starts.

Consider composting

If you haven’t already

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