Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 01/25-02/01

Posted by on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 3:41pm.

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

January 25-27

Lookout Wild Film Festival

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad Street 
Cost: $8-60

The Lookout Wild Film Festival returns for it's 7th year of bringing the best outdoor adventure and conservation films in the world to Chattanooga. LWFF features films that showcase wild places and the people they inspire. For a full schedule and to purchase tickets, visit

January 25-27

The Comedy Catch presents Female Stand-up Comedian of the Year Etta May

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: The Comedy Catch, 1400 Market St.
Cost: $12-18

The Comedy Catch at The Choo Choo presents the Female Stand-up Comedian of the Year Etta May. Winner of the prestigious American Comedy Awards "Comic of the Year," this Kentucky woman delivers a high-powered,take-no-prisoners performance full of truth, irony, humor and wisdom. Etta May has appeared on Oprah, Showtime, CMT, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC, Columbia Pictures and NBC. She headlines the Southern Fried Chicks Comedy Tour and touts a huge fan base on SiriusXM comedy channels. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Sunday, January 27

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera: Mozart & Strauss

When: 3-4 p.m. 
Where: Chattanooga State Humanities Theater, 501 Amnicola Highway
Cost: $15-28

Mozart's most famous quartet, String Quartet No. 19 is aptly named "dissonance" with its clever use of discordant harmonies. The concert will also feature Reger's catchy Serenade for Flute,Violin, & Viola and Strauss' powerful Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders and the world premiere of Douglas Hedwig's Four Third Streams. For more information, visit

Thursday, January 31 and Thursday, February 7

Mommy & Me Clay Workshop 

When: 4:30-6:30 p.m. 
Where: Scenic City Clay Arts, 301 E. 11th St. 
Cost: $80 per child and includes one parent or guardian

Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, Aunt, or whoever else loves to play, join your special little one (ages 4 and older) at Scenic City Clay Arts to play in clay. Create together ceramic art pieces that each of you can cherish for the rest of your lives. Your instructor will guide you on basic hand-building techniques and you can let creativity takeover to create pinch-pots to ceramic sculptures. Come back the week after to underglaze and paint your creations. Enjoy time together as a creative family. Following week 2, works will be finished and fired by the instructor. You will be notified when works are ready to be picked up. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit

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

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