Arts Cal­en­dar

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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.tivolichat­tanooga.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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