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Found 7 blog entries for February 2018.

After months or even years of looking at listings in your chosen area, you've finally found the home of your dreams. Now, all you need to do is get everything you own into boxes and sent over to your new property.

Unfortunately, moving is often the most complicated, exhausting, and stressful part of buying a new home. All you want to do is enjoy the beauty of the house you've just bought, but instead, you're worrying about things like packing tape and whether you've left anything behind. While there are few things that can get rid of all the concerns that come with moving, there are some ways that you can reduce your anxiety and enjoy the moment at hand. The following tips will help you to successfully embrace the start of your new life.

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 23 to Friday, March 2.   

Friday, February 23

Work for Yourself@50+

When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Edney Innovation Center, 1100 Market St., Floor 5
Cost: Free

LAUNCH CHA is offering Work for Yourself@50+ workshops in our community helping low- and moderate-income adults age 50+ gain the knowledge, support, and resources they need to make informed decisions and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment. The 90-minute workshop will walk participants through the Work for Yourself@50+ materials and connect them with local resources to help them reach their goals. The decision to start a business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for…

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 16 to Friday, February 23.    

February 16-17

Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: The Colonnade Center, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, GA 30736 
Cost: $13 - $17

The Colonnade Players presents the musical production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid,” the story of a mermaid named Ariel whose biggest dream is to be able to live on land after she falls in love with a handsome prince that she rescued after he ends up in the ocean during a violent storm. Longing to become human and be with the prince, Ariel bargains with a Sea Witch and gives up her beautiful voice in exchange for human legs. The bargain is not without peril and…

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You don’t need a lot of money to make date night a fun night here in Chattanooga. In a city with so much to do, there’s no excuse for not getting out … even if you don’t have the funds. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, check out these awesome free and cheap date night ideas! 

1. Go dancing on Frazier Avenue

Bring your dancing shoes and follow the inlaid brass feet along Frazier Avenue for a toe-tapping adventure. The best part? It’s all free. Learn dance steps like the the waltz, the twist, the mambo and even the hokey pokey by (literally) following the step-by-step instructions.

2. Learn archery together

On Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. from now until February 28, Outdoor Chattanooga is hosting a “Try Archery" class. This free indoor…

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 9 to Friday, February 16.   

Wednesdays in February

Archery Classes 

When: 3:30-6 p.m.
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St.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 Program (NASP) equipment and procedures. All sessions are walk-in, open to ages 6 and up. No reservation or prior experience required. All equipment and instruction provided. Just show up, take aim and give archery a try!

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 2 to Friday, February 9.  

Saturday, February 3 

Miniature Garden "Make & Take" Workshops

When: 11 a.m. to noon and 3-4 p.m.
Where: The Barn Nursery, 1801 East 24th Street Place 
Cost: $35-55

Come check out this Miniature/Fairy Garden Workshop, The Barn Nursary’s popular "make & take" workshop which includes container, potting soil, charcoal, colorful stones, and a few plants and figures....and of course, fairy dust! This class is open to all ages. Call 423-698-2276 to reserve your spots. 

Tuesday, February 6 

Chatt About Science: Self-driving Cars, Sustainable Commuting, and Smart Cities

When: 7-8 p.m.
Where: Stone Cup Coffee House,…

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There are reasons some homes sell faster than others. We’ve seen more than our fair share of homes, having worked with a lot of clients both buying and selling over the years. So we have the secrets you need to make a well-staged home that is marketable to potential buyers! Check out our top 6 home staging mistakes you don’t want to make: 

1. Over-personalizing your home

Just because you like a wine country themed kitchen doesn’t mean buyers will share the same feelings. When you begin the process of staging your home, try to take out the specific personalization that might make a buyer think twice about the space. In staging a home, your biggest asset is the imagination of prospective buyers. You want them to be able to see themselves in the…

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