Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 1/20 - 1/27

Posted by on Friday, January 20th, 2023 at 9:33am.


Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, January 20th through January 27th.

Sunday, January 22nd

The Pink Bride Wedding Show

When: 12:00-4:00pm
Where: Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter St.
Cost: $15

If you are planning an upcoming wedding, this event is for YOU! The Pink Bride Wedding Show is your one stop shop for all of your wedding day essentials and is happening this Sunday! Browse through the booths to find the perfect vendors for hair, makeup, cake, catering, flowers, photography, music, and so much more! When you register for your ticket for The Pink Bride Wedding Show, you will even be automatically registered for a free Bridescan account which is an app that will allow you to connect seamlessly with wedding pros and stay organized throughout the expo. Whether you are just getting started with your wedding planning or wrapping up the final details, you are sure to have a day full of excitement! To register for your ticket, click here!

January 14th through May 7th

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

When: 10am-5pm
Where: The Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St.
Cost: $9.95-$16.95

The Creative Discovery Museum’s latest exhibit is live! Experience the first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series “Doc McStuffins.” The highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience will transport kids and families from Doc’s backyard clinic to the McStuffins Toy Hospital. There, families are invited to help Doc perform check-ups and diagnose toy patients while learning about healthy habits, compassion, and nurturing care. This exhibit is here now through May 7th. To purchase your ticket, you can either purchase them at the door or head over to The Creative Discovery Museum’s website by clicking here.

Saturday, January 21st

Sensory Studio

When: 10:00-11:00am
Where: Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View
Cost: $16-$20

Have you ever wondered how artists create those beautiful abstract paintings by pouring paint on a canvas? You might have seen a video online where they make it seem so effortless and then try it yourself only to discover it’s not quite as simple as you thought. The Hunter Museum of American Art is hosting Sensory Studio taught by local artist Ally Manno who will demonstrate how to acrylic paint and household products to create unique designs by pouring paint. All ages and experience levels are welcome and the atmosphere is for individuals seeking relaxing and low sensory creative experiences. Limited spaces are available and registration is required. To reserve your spot, click here!

Saturday, January 21st

Beginner Hand Lettering Class

When: 10am-12:15pm
Where: The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave, Suite 108
Cost: $45

Hand lettering, also known as “modern calligraphy” or “brush lettering” has taken over in the world of Pinterest, home decor, and more! If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to do your own hand lettering, The Chattery is hosting a class to teach you all the basics. Lesley Miller has been teaching this class for several years and as someone who has taken this class, I can tell you she is phenomenal! Hand lettering can be very tricky which Lesley eloquently teaches you how to use  different pens to create specific strokes and fun ways to use it in your daily life including wedding invitations, thank-you cards, place-settings, etc. This is a popular class and sure to fill up so be sure to grab your ticket! To learn more about the class, teacher, and to purchase your ticket, click here!

Wednesday, January 25th 

Try Archery!

When: 3:00-5:15pm
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St.
Cost: Free

Was trying something new on your list of new year resolutions? 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 years all the way to 106 years of age. No reservation or prior experience required. All equipment provided and the cost is free! This is a first come, first serve (shoot) basis so you can drop in anytime between 3 and 5:15. To learn more about Try Archery or Outdoor Chattanooga, click here to head to their website.

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