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Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 02/15-02/22

Posted by Mary Beth Torgerson on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 4:46pm.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 15 to Friday, February 22. 

February 14-15

Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga Presents "Side Show: The Musical”

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave
Cost: General Admission $20; Senior Citizens $17; Students $17

Kicking off the 2019 season, Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present the musical SIDE SHOW by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger. SIDE SHOW was a cult favorite, though short lived, musical from the 1996 season on Broadway. It follows the lives and loves of the famous Siamese Twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. The Hilton Twins, conjoined only by a link of flesh near the hips, were staples of the Side Show Circuit in Europe, Australia and America from their childhood. Their talents, along with several manipulative managers and wards, propelled them from the side show into vaudeville and then eventually into motion pictures. The musical, SIDE SHOW, takes a biographical perspective of the sisters' rise to fame. Performance times and ticket prices can be found online at or by visiting our Facebook page. 

Saturday, February 16

Artful Yoga at Southern Soul Yoga

When: 1:30-2:30 p.m. 
Where: Southern Soul Yoga, 313 Manufacturers Road, Suite. 203 
Cost: Free

Artful Yoga goes off site while an exciting new installation is being created in the Hunter Museum lobby. Partnering with Southern Soul instructor Maite Bou, the class will use a work of art as an inspiration for this buti yoga practice. This class is free, but donations will be taken for The Children's Organ Transplant Association in honor of Benjamin Dendy. For more information, visit

Wednesdays through March 

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.

February 15-17

Romance at Ruby 

When: Specific times available on website
Where: Ruby Falls, 1720 South Scenic Highway
Cost: $69.95

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic evening at Ruby Falls. This date night includes a special lantern tour, professional keepsake photo, rose and gift. You'll hear tales of local legendary romances including the love story of Leo Lambert and his wife, Ruby, that led to the discovery of the magnificent Ruby Falls. Reservations required. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

February 22-24

Houston Museum Antique Show & Sale 

When: February 22-23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and February 24 from noon to 4 p.m. 
Where: Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad Street 
Cost: $10 and grants admission for all three days

Art glass lovers and antique collectors from all over the region flock to Chattanooga every year for the Houston Museum's annual three-day Antiques Show & Sale. The show features dozens of booths from some of the country's top antiques dealers and specialists. Glass expert Dean Six, with Blenko Glass, will give a talk and offer appraisals. For more information, visit

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