Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 11/10-11/17

Posted by on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 4:30pm.

Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, November 10 to Friday, November 17. 

Friday, November 10, 11, 17, 18 and 19

Storyteller Productions presents “The Spitfire Grill”

When: November 10-11 at 7:30 p.m.; November 17 at 7:30 p.m.; November 18 at 1 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.; or November 19 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: The Colonnade Center, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, GA 30736 
Cost: $13-15

Storyteller Productions is pleased to present, by special agreement with Samuel French, The Spitfire Grill. A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. It is for sale but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town, so newcomer Percy suggests to Hannah that she raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why you want the grill wins. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full and things are definitely cookin' at the Spitfire Grill. "A soul of theatrical resourcefulness. A compelling story that flows with grace and carries the rush of anticipation. The story moves, the characters have many dimensions and their transformations are plausible and moving. The musical is freeing. It is penetrated by honesty and it glows." - The New York Times. The Spitfire Grill is a musical of a different kind. There are no large dance numbers, but instead deep character development and a compelling story that draws you in. Join us PM for an incredible journey into second chances.

Monday, November 13

Learn to Ride a Bicycle Class

When: 4-5:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River Street
Price: Free

Learn how to ride a bicycle in as little as one class, or come see us to refresh your rusty skills.Through simple, bicycling drills Outdoor Chattanooga's League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors will teach you balance, starting, stopping and pedaling; bicycle fit and seating position; how gears and brakes work; types of bicycles; parts of the bicycle as basic maintenance; helmet fit and safety checks; rules for sidewalk, greenway and beginner road riding; and roadway signage and hand signaling. The class consists of a set of exercises and safety drills that are designed to help beginner riders of all ages progress at their own speed and ability. Outdoor Chattanooga can provide bicycles for adults and kids 4' tall and over. Children shorter than 4' must bring their own bicycle. All participants must wear a helmet. 


Ooltewah Farmers Market

When: 3-5 p.m.
Where: Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co. Inc., 5829 Main Street, Ooltewah, TN 37363 
Cost: Free

Come experience true local flavor and southern hospitality in a fun outdoor market atmosphere. OFM is a true farmers market: only local farmers selling products that they grew/raised/harvested themselves. No wholesalers or resellers allowed. All farms are inspected by the Market Manager to ensure that what you see is indeed locally grown. Most farms harvest in the morning before coming to market, so you get the freshest and highest quality foods possible. A variety of locally-grown products are available seasonally such as: vegetables, fruits, free-range eggs, mushrooms, meats (grass feed, no hormones or antibiotics), raw milk by herd share (cow or goat), jams & jellies, home baked breads & cookies, and much more. Know where your food comes from, and shake the hand of the farmer who grew it. Building relationships from farm to table creates a better community for us all. 

Thursday, November 16

Art + Issues: The Stories Left Out

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

Join Chattanoogans Organized for Action President Michael Gilliard for an art inspired discussion of the "left out" stories of Chattanooga. By looking closely, we'll be able to better see what is all around us and to discuss together the way the narrative and our collective history changes as we do. Like all art + issues programs, this program is free to all.

Friday, November 17

Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 
Cost: $12.95-22.95

Celebrating 23 years of enchantment, Rock City's premiere family holiday tradition returns, where joy, wonder and magic await! Marvel at this award-winning holiday lighting extravaganza! Music, food and  magical decorations are just a few reasons to "SEE ROCK CITY" this holiday season. This award-winning light extravaganza features more than 30 holiday scenes that transform the gardens' natural daytime splendor into a nocturnal fantasyland. Visit with St. Nick and his elves! Enjoy gingerbread cookie decorating, hot cocoa, sugar plum fairy makeovers and nightly entertainment in the North Pole Lodge.

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