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THEATER

ARTIS­TIC CIVIC THEATRE — 907 Gas­ton St., Dal­ton Ga. 706-278- 4796, www. act­dal­ton.org. “Yes, Vir­ginia, There Is a Santa Claus,” 7 p. m. Dec. 14, 3 and 7 p. m. Dec. 15, 3 p. m. Dec. 16. $9-$ 15. BACK AL­LEY PRO­DUC­TIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chat­tanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 706- 621-2870, www. bap­shows.com. “An Ir­ish Courage Christ­mas,” 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 7- 8, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 9, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 14-15, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 16, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 21-22. $ 12-$ 16. BROAD­WAY AT THE TIVOLI — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivol- ichat­tanooga.com. Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein’s “The King and I,” based on Lin­coln Cen­ter theater pro­duc­tion, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 18-20; doors open one hour be­fore show­time. $ 37, $ 52, $67 and $77. CAL­HOUN LIT­TLE THEATRE — Har­ris Arts Cen­ter’s Rat­ner Theater, 212 S. Wall St., Cal­houn, Ga. 706- 629-2599, www. har­ris­arts­cen­ter.com, www.cgarts.org. “San­ders Fam­ily Christ­mas,” 7 p. m. Dec. 7- 8. $ 10-$ 15. CHAT­TANOOGA STATE COM­MU­NITY COL­LEGE — Hu­man­i­ties Theater, 4501 Am­ni­cola High­way. 423- 6973246, www.chat­tanoogas­tate.edu/ hu­man­i­ties-fine-arts/ theatre-arts. “A Christ­mas Carol: The Mu­si­cal,” Charles Dick­ens’ story set to a score by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens, pre­sented by Theatre and Mu­sic de­part­ments, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 7- 8, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 9, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 14-15, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 16. CHAT­TANOOGA THEATRE

CEN­TRE — 400 River St. 423267- 8534, www.the­atre­cen­tre. com. › “A Char­lie Brown Christ­mas,” 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 8- 9 and Dec. 15-16. $ 10. › “A Civil War Christ­mas: An Amer­i­can Mu­si­cal Cel­e­bra­tion,” 8 p. m. Dec. 14-15, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 16, 7 p. m. Dec. 20, 8 p. m. Dec. 21-22, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 23, 7 p. m. Dec. 27, 8 p. m. Dec. 28-29, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 30. $23-$ 30. CUM­BER­LAND COUNTY PLAY­HOUSE — 221 Ten­nessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931484-5000, www.cc­play­house. com. ›

Irv­ing Ber­lin’s “Hol­i­day Inn,” through Dec. 22. $ 16-$ 32. ›

“San­ders Fam­ily Christ­mas,” 20th an­niver­sary and fi­nal sea­son, through Dec. 23. $ 16-$ 30. IM­PROV CHAT­TANOOGA — 1800 Rossville Ave., Suite 106. › Na­tion­ally tour­ing In­dian stand- up co­me­dian Kr­ish Mo­han, fea­tur­ing Don­nie Marsh, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 9. $ 5. › Co­me­dian Johnny Azari on Mis­di­rec­tion Tour, fea­tur­ing J.C. Ratliff of Knoxville, 8 p. m. Dec. 11. $ 5. › Co­me­di­ans Sean Bea­gan and Bai­ley Erick­son, 8 p. m. Dec. 13. $ 5. › Im­prov Chat­tanooga troupe vs. stand- up by guests Am­ber Deal, Don­nie Marsh, Sam Gor­don and Reed Landry, with head­liner Olive Lynch of At­lanta, 8-11 p. m. Dec. 15. $ 10 in ad­vance, $ 15 at door; $ 5 stu­dents (18 and older due to hard R rat­ing). BYOB; light con­ces­sions avail­able (free pop­corn with ad­vance tick­ets). 423- 843-1775, www. im­provchat­tanooga.com. › Naughty Mrs. Claus, fea­tur­ing Olive Lynch of At­lanta, with Sam Gor­don, Brid­gette Martin and Morgan Gray, 8 p. m. Dec. 16. $ 5; por­tion of pro­ceeds ben­e­fits Women’s Fund of Greater Chat­tanooga. BYOB; 18 and older show. OAK STREET PLAY­HOUSE — First- Cen­te­nary United Methodist Church (en­ter at 418 Oak St.) Tick­ets: 1- 800838-3006, op­tion 1, www. brown­pa­pertick­ets.com. Christ­mas din­ner theater pro­duc­tion, “The ReGifters,” 6: 30 p. m. Dec. 6- 8, 1: 30 p. m. Dec. 9. $25; tick­ets not avail­able at door. TEN­NESSEE VAL­LEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jack­son Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423365-7529, www.ten­nessee­val­leythe­atre.com. “Shrek: The Mu­si­cal,” 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 8, 2 p. m. Dec. 9, 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 15, 2 p. m. Dec. 16. $ 12. YEL­LOW DRAGON PRO­DUC­TIONS — St. Luke United Methodist Church, 3210 So­cial Cir­cle. http://tinyurl. com/ LastS­topYDP, 260- 403- 4095. “The Rented Christ­mas,” youth pro­duc­tion, 7 p. m. Dec. 6- 8, 2: 30 p. m. Dec. 9. $ 5-$ 10.

DANCE PER­FOR­MANCE

BAL­LET TEN­NESSEE — UTC Fine Arts Cen­ter, 752 Vine St. 423- 425- 4269, www. utc. edu/fine-arts- cen­ter. “The Nutcracker,” 8 p. m. Dec. 14, 2 p. m. Dec. 15. $22 adults, $20 chil­dren/se­niors. CHAT­TANOOGA BAL­LET — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-265- 0617, chat­tanooga­bal­let. net. “The Nutcracker,” 2 and 7: 30 p. m. Dec. 8, 2 p. m. Dec. 9. $22, $26, $ 34. 423-7575580, www.tivolichat­tanooga. com. CHAT­TANOOGA DANCE THEATRE — Walker Theatre at Me­mo­rial Au­di­to­rium, 399

McCal­lie Ave. 423-760- 8808, www.chat­tanoogadancethe­atre.com. Fifth an­nual “‘ Nooga Nutcracker,” the clas­sic bal­let with a Chat­tanooga theme, 2 and 7 p. m. Dec. 15. $ 18 adults, $ 17 chil­dren, stu­dents and se­niors.

FILM EVENTS

DOWN- HOME CHRIST­MAS MOVIE NIGHT — Ring­gold De­pot, 155 De­pot St, Ring­gold, Ga. Screen­ing of “The Polar Ex­press,” 7 p. m. Dec. 11. Free, but do­na­tions ac­cepted for Boyn­ton Lions Club of Ring­gold projects. Used eye­glasses will be col­lected for re­cy­cling. Con­ces­sions avail­able for pur­chase. Chil­dren 15 and younger must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. 706- 935-3061, rfranksca­[email protected]

EX­HIBITS & EVENTS

ART CRE­ATIONS — 7351 Com­mons Blvd., 423-5317606. Posca Marker Paint­ing Work­shop, an in­tro­duc­tion to the pens and time to cre­ate a poin­set­tia paint­ing, 1-3: 30 p. m. Dec. 8. All ages and ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els wel­come. $25 plus ma­te­ri­als. ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY — 1356 Mar­ket St., Day­ton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www. artcrafters­day­ton.com. “DiFegi” show­case by Diana Fer­gu­son, through Dec. 22. AR­TI­SAN DE­POT GALLERY — 204 E. Cum­ber­land St., Cowan, Tenn. 931-308- 4130, www.franklin­coarts.com. ›

Mem­ber/guest show, through Dec. 23. ›

Com­mu­nity show, “Snow,” through Dec. 23. AVA GALLERY — As­so­ci­a­tion for Visual Arts, 30 Fra­zier Ave. 423-265- 4282, www. avarts. org. “AP/ Hon­ors Art Chal­lenge,” juried ex­hi­bi­tion for Hamil­ton County high school stu­dents, through Dec. 28. Re­cep­tion, 5: 30- 8 p. m. Dec. 7. BLUNT HOUSE — 506 S. Thorn­ton Ave., Dal­ton, Ga. 706 278- 9760, 706 271- 8702, www. whit­field- mur­ray­his­tor­i­cal­so­ci­ety.org. World War I ex­hibit of uni­forms, hel­mets and photos, through Fe­bru­ary. BRAX­TON MILL AR­TI­SANS — 8717 Hix­son Pike, Hix­son. 423-596- 9217, chock­[email protected] com­cast. net. On­go­ing sale of do­nated art­work to ben­e­fit Nick­els for Nepal, a non­profit that pro­vides school sup­plies to chil­dren. CHAPEL ART GALLERY — Sec­ond Pres­by­te­rian Church, 700 Pine St. 423-266-2828. Hol­i­day open house, 5-7 p. m. Dec. 7. Plus ex­tended hours in De­cem­ber (9: 30 a. m.-12: 30 p. m. Satur­days, 10 a. m.-1 p. m. Sun­days) for sales of lo­cally cre­ated paint­ings, sculp­tures, photos, jewelry and hand­crafted gifts and or­na­ments. Pro­ceeds from gallery sales sup­port church min­istries. CHAT­TANOOGA ART TOUR — Tour of pub­lic art in­stal­la­tions, art gal­leries and pri­vate artist stu­dios with New South Tour Co., 1- 4 p. m. first and third Satur­days. $ 45. new­south­tourco.com. CHAT­TANOOGA WORKSPACE — 302 W. Sixth St. 423- 822-5750, www.chat­tanooga­workspace.com. › Open Stu­dio Night, to see work­ing artists’ stu­dios, 5: 308: 30 p. m. first Fri­days. Dec. 7 theme: “Deck the Walls,” all- mem­ber show and pop- up shop. Hors d’oeu­vres by Dish T’ Pass. Free ad­mis­sion and park­ing. THE CHATTERY — Var­i­ous venues, but held at Chat­tanooga WorkSpace, 302 W. Sixth St., un­less oth­er­wise noted. Reg­is­ter at www. thechat­tery.org. › Dec. 6: Han­dlet­ter­ing for Hol­i­day Card Ad­dress­ing (bring your en­velopes), 10: 30 a. m.- noon. $ 17; bring pens from Be­gin­ning Han­dlet­ter­ing Class or pur­chase on-site if

you did not take that class. › Dec. 10: DIY Cor­dials as Gifts, make your own liqueurs, 6-7: 30 p. m. $20. › Dec. 11: The Per­fect 2019 Plan­ner, to learn bul­let jour­nal­ing, 6-7: 30 p. m. $20. › Dec. 12: Be­gin­ner Em­broi­dery: Hol­i­day Hand Tow­els, 6- 8 p. m. $ 35. › Dec. 13: Home­brew­ing 101: Make Your Own Beer, 5: 30- 8: 30 p. m. at Brew Mar­ket & Beer Gar­den, 1510 River­side Drive. $ 35. › Dec. 13-14: The Per­fect Hol­i­day Cen­ter­piece, 6-7: 30 p. m. at Fox & Fern Botan­i­cal Styling, 807 Chest­nut St. $ 55 (either date). › Dec. 14: Hol­i­day Cookie Dec­o­rat­ing Party, 6-7: 30 p. m. Free; but lim­ited space. › Dec. 15: Cre­at­ing a 2019 Vi­sion Board, a visual rep­re­sen­ta­tion of what you hope to ac­com­plish in the new year, 2- 4 p. m. $ 15. Sup­plies in­cluded, but bring old mag­a­zines or other types of in­spi­ra­tion. CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dal­ton, Ga. 706278- 0168, www.cre­ativearts­guild.org. › Gallery open­ings and re­cep­tions for “Bet­ter a Big Face Than a Big Head” by Chat­tanooga artist Kevin Bate (Gallery Five20), works by self-taught artist Linda Fair (Gallery One11) and the CAG/ In­sta­gram col­lab­o­ra­tion “Are You With Us?” (Jonas Hall), 5: 30-7: 30 p. m. Dec. 7. › Mistle­toe Mar­ket, noon- 8 p. m. Dec. 7, 9 a. m.-2 p. m. Dec. 8. ERLANGER GALLERY COR­RI­DOR — 975 E. Third St. www. erlanger.org/art­sater­langer. ›

“Sports, Past and Present,” through Dec. 6. ›

“Planes, Trains and Au­to­mo­biles,” Dec. 14-April 10. EXUM GALLERY & ME­MO­RIAL GAR­DEN — St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal

Church, 305 W. Sev­enth St. 423-266- 8195, www. stpaulschatt.org. “Art of Grat­i­tude” by Julie Turner. FIRST CHRIS­TIAN CHURCH — 650 McCal­lie Ave. 423-2674506, firstchris­tian- chat. com. “Mo­ments in Time,” by Gay Arthur, through Dec. 31. Por­tion of pro­ceeds helps Chat­tanooga Room in the Inn. GALLERY AT BLACK­WELL — Black­well Au­to­mo­tive, 71 East­gate Loop. 423-344-5643, www.chat­tanoogaphoto. org. “Chat­tanooga His­tory,” by Pho­to­graphic Society of Chat­tanooga. HUNTER MU­SEUM OF AMER­I­CAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Ad­mis­sion: $ 15 ages 18 and older. 423-267- 0968, www. hunter­mu­seum.org. ›

“The Hunter In­vi­ta­tional IV,” through Dec. 30. ›

Throw­back Thurs­day, 4- 8 p. m. Dec. 6. Free ad­mis­sion to per­ma­nent col­lec­tion, $ 5 for “Hunter In­vi­ta­tional IV.” › Teen Vi­sion brain­storm­ing ses­sion, seek­ing teens’ ideas for art ac­tiv­i­ties, 4:45-5: 30 p. m. Dec. 6. Free pizza and free ad­mis­sion; RSVP to [email protected]­mu­seum.org, 423-752-2051. › Art + Is­sues: Native Re­sis­tance, dis­cus­sion draw­ing con­nec­tions be­tween 19th- cen­tury sculp­ture of an indige­nous trav­eler with the strug­gle of marginal­ized groups to­day, led by Marie R. Mott, 6-7 p. m. Dec. 13. Free. IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Fra­zier Ave. 423-267- 9214, www. in­town­gallery.com. “Scene in Pass­ing: An Artist Views Chat­tanooga,” by Jen­nie Kirk­patrick, through Dec. 31. Open­ing re­cep­tion, 5- 8 p. m. Dec. 7. JOHN C. WIL­LIAMS GALLERY — Brock Hall, South­ern Ad­ven­tist Univer­sity,

Col­legedale. “The Hu­man Spirit” by Harry Ahn, through Dec. 13. 423-236-2732.

MAKE- CRE­ATE NIGHT — Her­itage House, 1428 Jenk­ins Road. Re­laxed artist mixer for cre­atives of all types, 6- 9: 30 p. m. Dec. 6. Bring pro­ject and potluck dish. 423- 855- 9474.

MU­SEUM CEN­TER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleve­land, Tenn. Ad­mis­sion: $ 5 adults, $ 4 stu­dents and se­niors. 423-339-5745, www. mu­se­um­cen­ter.org. ›

“Ap­palachian Wa­ter­col­ors of the Ser­pen­tine Chain,” by Alan Shup­trine, through Jan. 12. › Mag­i­cal Gingerbread House Work­shop, noon Dec. 15.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CEN­TER — 1009 Ex­ec­u­tive Drive, Suite 102, Hix­son. 423870- 8924. “Of Sky and Sea” by North Ge­or­gia Sky Painters, through Dec. 28.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY — 6922 Lee High­way. 423- 892-3072. Christ­mas open house fea­tur­ing 17 artists, 4- 8 p. m. Dec. 6. Artist pre­sen­ta­tions and demon­stra­tions through­out the evening.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Sec­ond St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; www.river- gallery.com. ›

Dec. 8: Wear­able Art Ex­trav­a­ganza, fea­tur­ing jewelry by Christina Good­man and Theresa St. Ro­main and cloth­ing by Gina Pan­norfi and Jan­ice Sch­midt (who will be present), 10 a. m.-5 p. m. ›

Dec. 15: Dennis Heck­ler plein air paint­ing demo, 2- 4 p. m.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. 423- 883-1758, www. scenic­c­i­ty­cla­yarts.org. Hol­i­day Mar­ket, fea­tur­ing mem­bers’ and teach­ers’ ce­ramic works for sale (mugs, plates, plat­ters, bowls, or­na­ments and sculp­ture), 11 a. m.- 6 p. m. Dec. 8.

TEN­NESSEE CRAFT — SOUTH — Mon­tea­gle Moun­tain. Re­gional branch of the statewide or­ga­ni­za­tion that pro­motes hand­made crafts in Ten­nessee, pre­sents 23rd an­nual Hol­i­day Tour with 30 artists show­ing their work in Mon­tea­gle and Se­wa­nee area, 10 a. m.-5 p. m.

Dec. 8, 11 a. m.- 4 p. m. Dec. 9 (all times Cen­tral). Yel­low signs mark tour route; maps avail­able at stu­dios and gal­leries and at http://ten­nesseecraft.org/mem­bers/chap­ters/south. 423-326-1338.

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