Here is the Friday Rundown of all things happening in Chattanooga this weekend! From romantic Valentine dinners and fun Galentines events to pet portraits and musical, this is a weekend you won't want to miss.
Dining with H*Art
Where: 110 E. Main St.
When: February 15 at 7:00 PM
This is the perfect opportunity for all of your art and wine lovers! You can enjoy a 5 course dinner with signature cocktails and wonderfully paired wine in the H*Art Gallery. All proceeds benefit artists impacted by homelessness, mental and physical disabilities, as well as domestic violence and veterans. So, bring your Valentine's date or your bestie out for a good cause.
Side Show: The Musical presented by Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga
Where: Barking Legs Theatre
When: Feb 15-16 at 7:30 PM
To kick off the 2019 season, Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present cult-favorite musical, The Side Show, by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger. This musical follows the lives of the famous Siamese Twins Daisy and Violet Hilton.Side Show takes a. biographical perspective of the sisters' rise to fame!
InConcert: Stories & Songs with Paul Childers
Where: The Creative Arts Guild
When: Feb 15 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Blending pop, R&B, and soul, Paul Childers is leading a new breed of singer/songwriters and guitarists. Childers was selected by Acmeville Records as the debut artist on their label, which features live recordings from the Nashville music hotspot. Touring nationally since 2017, Childers has opened for Vince Gill and Robert Cray, and performed at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and the grand opening of the Songbirds Guitar Museum.
Valentine's Candle Light Dinner
Where: Polly Claire's
When: Feb 15-16 at 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Enjoy a lovely Valentines Day dinner at the Historic Dent House. Featuring guest favorites, Lobster Bisque, Beef Wellington, Chocolate Fondue, Red Wine Spiced poached Pears, and more. Dinner is by reservation only so be sure to grab one while you still can! 423.521.4832
Valentines Day at Rock City
Where: Rock City Gardens
When: Feb 15-18 at 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Bring your loved ones to Rock City this Valentine's Day weekend. Rock City is offering a special promotion at that includes a souvenir photo, fudge and sparkling wine or cider! Prices do vary based on the day you wish to attend.
Where: The Foundry
When: Feb 15-16 at 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Celebrate this Valentines Day with a very special dinner from Execute Chef Jeremiah Tryon and The Chattanoogan’s talented culinary team. They will be offering a special four-course Valentine’s Dinner for sweethearts. Don't forget to call to make your reservation at 423.424.3700
Valentines Dinner Cruise
Where: Southern Belle Riverboat
When: Feb 15 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Enjoy a romantic dinner on the water on a 2-hour cruise with your Valentine. There will be a DJ, a toast of champagne with two keepsake glasses, and a one-time through buffet filled with top-dining favorites. Upgrades are available which include chocolates, over-the-top and window seating, as well as appetizers.
Valentines Dinner Train
Where: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
When: Feb 15-16 at 5:30 - 10:00 PM
This trip includes a four-course dining experience on board a restore 1924 dining car. Traveling at a leisurely pace, you will pas through many of Chattanooga's favorites, including the Chattanooga Zoo and the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The entire trip takes about 2 hours, which is a perfect opportunity to connect with your Valentine on a romantic train ride.
Where: Townsend Atelier
When: Feb 16-17 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cats, dogs, bird, iguanas, and even sloths! Pet lovers... this one is for you! This is a two-day workshop, Cindy Procious will lead students through a step-by-step journey on sketching and painting their own beloved pets.Through demonstration and individual instruction in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, students will be guided through the entire process from the first drawing on the canvas to the finishing flourishes.
Valentines Day Lip Bar and Mimosas
Where: Elea Blake Cosmetics
When: Feb 16 at 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Elea Blake Cosmetics wants to help you celebrate your valentines by blending the best parts of beauty and brunch. The event is complete with mimosas, a DIY waffle station, and the chance to create your own custom lipstick or lipgloss. Is there even a better way to celebrate friendship?
Romance at Ruby
Where: Ruby Falls
When: Feb 15-17 at 9:00 - 11:00 PM
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic evening at Ruby Falls. This date night includes a special Lantern Tour, professional keepsake photo, rose and gift. You'll hear tales of local legendary romances including the love story of Leo Lambert and his wife, Ruby, that led to the discovery of the magnificent Ruby Falls.