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Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 02/01-02/08

Posted by Mary Beth Torgerson on Friday, February 1st, 2019 at 9:15am.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 1 to Friday, February 8.

Friday, February 1

Fireside Chat Storytelling Series

When: 7-9 p.m. 
Where: Founders Hall at The Commons, 4950 Swinyar Drive 
Cost: Free

This week’s session of the  City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation Fireside Chat Storytelling Series will feature local students sharing personal poems and stories, and two new young authors, Heather Marsh and Kassedy Whitener, from speaking about their journey to being published. For more information, contact the City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation at 423-468-1971 or

Saturday, February 2 

Learn to Play Disc Golf

When: 1-3 p.m. 
Where: Portland Park, 1001 Signal Mountain Road 
Cost: Free 

Learn how to play Disc Golf with Outdoor Chattanooga and the experts at Chattanooga Flying Disc Club at Portland Park. This free event is open to all ages and skill levels interested in learning more about this growing sport including rules, objectives, scoring, equipment, lingo and course courtesy/safety. Discs will be available for the group to play the 9-hole course at Portland Park so you can give this fun outdoor activity a try and enjoy a hands-on lesson with some local experts. Reservations requested in advance so we can be prepared and have enough discs on hand for everyone in attendance. Learn while playing the 9-hole course as a group. Inclement weather may cancel. Call 423-643-6888 to RSVP. 

Saturday, February 2

Movie Night At Chester Frost Park 

When: 6-10:30 p.m. 
Where: Chester Frost Pavilion, 7989 Causeway Road 
Cost: Free 

Celebrate Groundhog day with a showing of the classic movie. It’s rated PG and stars Bill Murray as the obnoxious weatherman stuck reliving his horrible day over and over. Free popcorn will be provided while supplies last. The doors will open the doors at 6 and there will be provided cornhole and other games to play until the movie starts at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 6

Try Archery

When: 3:30-6 p.m. 
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. 
Cost: Free

Take aim at Outdoor Chattanooga's "Try Archery" class. This free indoor class offers a hands-on opportunity to learn more about the sport of archery. Concentrating on range safety rules and fundamentals of archery, the class is taught using the National Archery in Schools NASP equipment and procedures. The session is walk-in and open to ages 6 and up. No reservation or prior experience required. All equipment provided. For more information call Outdoor Chattanooga at 423-643-6888.

Thursday, February 7

Vision + Verse: Rhyme n Chatt Bringing New Voices to the Mansion

When: 6-7 p.m. 
Where: Hunter Museum of Art, 10 Bluff View 
Cost: Free

The poets of Rhyme n Chatt will bring new voices to the Hunter mansion by exploring works representing the American South. This program is free and open to the public.

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