The Family Crisis Center of Catoosa, Walker, Dade, and Chattooga Counties (FCC) had its biggest day of the year on Saturday, March 18, when it raised nearly $25,000 during its annual mystery dinner fundraiser.
Arts and Entertainment
The Ringgold High School gymnasium was rocking Saturday night, March 18, when the well-traveled Harlem Ambassadors brought their high-energy comedy basketball show to town to take on the rag-tag Ringgold Locomotives.
It’s that time of year again – base ball (two words) season! That’s right, Vintage Base Ball returns to the 6th Cavalry Museum and the Polo Field at the Historic Post on April 8 with a double header. At noon, watch as Mountain City of Chattanooga plays Phoenix of East Nashville and at 2:30 p…
Hoops and hijinks will take place at Ringgold High School on Saturday, March 18, when local challengers, the Ringgold Locomotives, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketballs show designed to entertain the whole family.
Painting For a Purpose, the monthly adult painting party offered at the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe will be held on Thursday, March 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
There's a big southern comedy brewing in downtown Ringgold, and theater-goers have four more chances to see "Southern Fried Funeral" at the historic Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) March 2-4.
The Family Crisis Center of Catoosa, Walker, Dade & Chattooga Counties is gearing up for it's biggest fundraiser of the year, a mystery dinner show, which will take place at the Walker County Civic Center on Saturday, March 18.
Back Alley Productions in LaFayette is bringing the theatrical arts to the area with a variety of performances fit for everyone -- and the artistic buzz is growing.
The city of LaFayette is considering knocking down the old Ross Abney field house, which was home to the old LaFayette High School's concessions, band room and weight room, and rebuilding it into an updated structure with two winged pavilions on each side, all the while honoring the past con…
Hoops and hijinks are coming to Ringgold on Saturday, March 18, when our very own local challengers, the Ringgold Locomotives, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 5 p.m. at Ringgold High School Gym at 29 Tiger Trail.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will kickoff its 2017 season Feb. 23 with a six-performance production of the hilarious southern comedy "Southern Fried Funeral."
The Ringgold Playhouse will hold open auditions for its second production of the 2017 season, David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Rabbit Hole," Feb. 6-7.
Ringgold resident Rocky Spurlock and his buddy Jared Allen shared some common interests. First, they were both pro-wrestlers – "Rocky Star" and "Jay Farley" on the circuit.
Now that the new year is in full swing, The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) announces that 2017 season tickets are on sale so theatergoers can see the entire mainstage lineup for one streamlined price.
The Ringgold Playhouse celebrated its 2016 season Thursday night, Nov. 17, by holding its third annual awards banquet to recognize the theatre created on the Depot stage during the year.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will hold open auditions next week for the first production of its 2017 season, the hysterical comedy "Southern Fried Funeral."
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy the city of Summerville's annual Christmas In The Park at Dowdy Park Friday, Dec. 9, from 6-9 p.m. Santa will arrive at the Summerville Depot at 6:30 p.m. to visit and offer free photos with children. The official lighting of the tree ceremony is sch…
The Martin Davis House Foundation announces that the Martin Davis House, the home of Frank Clements "Bug" Shaw Jr., will be open to visitors for tours on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 1-4 p.m.
A Catoosa County sign language interpreter had a pretty eventful weekend after she auditioned for a small role on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and was then featured in a digital sketch that aired Saturday night, Dec. 3.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School's Open Studio invites the public to attend and shop at its annual Holiday Bazaar Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the atrium of the new gym. LFO is at 1850 Battlefield Parkway, in Fort Oglethorpe.
Get into the spirit of the holidays by joining Back Alley Productions in the classic tale "It's A Wonderful Life," to be performed at the Mars Theater Fridays and Saturdays from Dec. 2-18, at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
"Painting For a Purpose," the fund-raising paint party to benefit the 6th Cavalry Museum was held Thursday, Nov. 10, with museum board president Durinda Cheek as the instructor. This was the fifth class offered in 2016 and featured a fall landscape and the iconic "Rock City" tourism message.
Storyteller Productions' presentation of Irving Berlin's, "White Christmas" enjoyed a crowd-pleasing opening weekend at The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, in Ringgold to kick off the holiday season.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, the "Pinta" and the "Nina," replicas of Columbus' ships will open in Chattanooga, Tenn. They will be docked at Chattanooga Pier, next to the Tennessee Aquarium, 100 Riverfront Parkway, until their departure early Monday morning, Nov. 28. They will be closed Thanksgiving…
Army Chaplain Col. John Wesley Brinsfield, retired, will present highlights from his new book "Summon Only the Brave: Commanders, Soldiers and Chaplains at Gettysburg" at Dalton’s Civil War Roundtable Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 pm.
Dress as royalty, fairies, pirates and peasants while you enjoy live entertainment, shopping, art, games and a feast fit for a king. The Summerville Renaissance Festival will return Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Admission is free.
The Share America Foundation, Inc. is in the last few weeks of donations leading up to its annual drawing at its Friday, Nov. 11, concert at the Ringgold Depot.
Recently voted the Chattanooga area's "Best Columnist" and "Best TV Personality," David Carroll has published his second book, "Volunteer Bama Dawg."
It’s the end of the world as we know it as Back Alley Production presents The War of the Worlds, a live stage adaptation based on the H.G. Wells novel at the Mars Theater in downtown LaFayette.
Ringgold’s annual Haunted Depot will kick off Friday night, Oct. 14, and is prepared to terrorize the community for three straight weekends in October. This year’s Haunted Depot will be Ringgold’s 10th installment of the event, which is designed and orchestrated by city staff and volunteers.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in living history programs and tours commemorating the 153rd Anniversary of the Siege of Chattanooga Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, in Point Park, on Lookout Mountain, and in Chattanooga’s Renaissance Park.
This fall, Rock City offers family fun, beautiful foliage and a German-themed festival at Rocktoberfest, every Saturday and Sunday during October (1st-30th). This 11th annual event is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features live German bands, food, polka and lots of fun entertainment!
The 45th annual Prater’s Mill Country Fair, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, offers mountain music, Southern foods, living history exhibits and the handmade crafts and original art of 185 talented artists and artisans. Craft demonstrations include blacksmithing, spinning, quilting, rug hooking…
Maddie Denton of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was named Grand Master Fiddler Champion for 2016 at the 45th annual fiddler competition in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 3 and 4. The event was held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) is mixing up its fourth full season by adding a few special improvisation and standup comedy shows to its card alongside the four mainstage productions that will make up its 2017 Season.
Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, are the days to hoof it on over to the Chickamauga Battlefield. Take the family, take your friends, or go by yourself if you must.
Ringgold author Janie Dempsey Watts’ second novel, “Return to Taylor’s Crossing” (Create Space, 2015) was honored with an Indie B.R.A.G. (Book Readers Appreciation Group) Medallion, awarded to the best self-published books as evaluated by a panel of readers from around the world. The purpose…
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a variety of living history programs taking place at Point Park, on Lookout Mountain and at Chickamauga Battlefield during Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4.
The Ringgold Playhouse will host its final four performances of the 2016 season this weekend at the historic Ringgold Depot as it closes the Tennessee Williams’ classic drama, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”
The curtain will rise at the historic Ringgold Depot this week with The Ringgold Playhouse’s final production of its 2016 season, Tennessee Williams’ classic drama, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” The play opens for a seven-performance run beginning Aug. 18.
Back Alley Productions will host auditions for its upcoming Halloween show “War of the Worlds,” based on both the H.G. Wells novella and the Orson Welles radio show. Auditions are Monday, Aug. 8 and Tuesday, Aug. 9, at any time between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Mars Theater, 117 N. Chat…
“Displacement,” a short film created by Heritage High School alumni Connor Rentz and David Besh, will premiere Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Heritage High School theater. Admission is free.
In recognition of the beginning of a new school year, Dalton Ghost Tours will offer free admittance for educators to the Friday, Aug. 5, Haunted Pub Crawl and the Saturday, Aug. 6, ghost walk. Reservations are not required for either event, but can be made by calling 706-275-4416.
Tickets recently went on sale for The Ringgold Playhouse’s (TRP) final production of its 2016 season, Tennessee Williams’ classic drama, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” which opens for a seven-performance run beginning Aug. 18.