Friday Five: Chattanooga's Best Events 2/09-2/16

Posted by on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 11:08am.

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!

Friday, February 9-11 and 16-27

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 conditions. The story unfolds as we find out if Ariel and Prince Eric will find their happily ever after. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Saturday, February 10

Soap Making

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Crabtree Farms, 1000 E 30th St. 
Cost: $35-40

Interested in making your own soap? It's not difficult, but there is a chemistry behind it and safety measures you must take. In this three-hour basic soap making class you will learn the basics of cold-process soap making. The ingredients, soap making utensils and safety equipment needed to make your own natural bars of soap will be provided. In addition, there will be a variety of essential oils and botanicals available for use. At the end of the class you will take your soap home in its mold to sit for 24 hours before being sliced and left to cure for 4-6 weeks. You will also receive a booklet to take home in order to replicate the process. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine's Day Couple's Massage Workshop

When: 5:30 p.m. wine and chocolate reception; workshop at 6-6:30 p.m.
Where: Studio 59 Aveda Salon & Spa, 2309 Hickory Valley Road
Cost: $60

Looking for a way to really impress your loved one this year with a thoughtful way to celebrate Valentine's Day? Learn how to pamper your significant other with a massage by joining Studio 59's Couple Massage Class this Valentine's Day! Licensed Massage Therapist, Meagan Stone, will be teaching participants how to perform a therapeutic massage that can ease stress and tension while drawing the two of you together and deepening your connection through touch. There is a $60 Reservation fee for each couple. Fee can be applied toward body care or for a future massage schedule or purchased during event. Limited spaces available. For more information or to make your reservations, call 423-894-1175.

Friday, February 16

Adulting: Staying Afloat

When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, 1500 Chestnut St. Suite 102
Cost: Free  

Adulting starts with understanding your finances. Budgeting and credit are a key component of having a healthy life. CNE is partnering with Healthy Transitions to offer a workshop on budgeting, credit and what could be possible with the right approach to your finances. Learn how to manage your finances over a root beer float. For more information or to register, visit

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