Once again the weekend has brought us glorious weather. Chattanooga, North Georgia and Alabama have a plethura of fun things to do this weekend. The trails are a little muddy from all the rain this week, so Sunday might be the better day for a hike or mountain bike ride. But not worries, there are tons of other fun things to do this weekend. Here are your best bets.
A Room With A View
The Chattanooga Theater Centre debuts A Room With A View today. Written by E. M. Forster, this classic play set in Italy and England, features romance, wit and a ton of humor (and brief nudity). Tickets range from $12-30 and can be bought online or at the box office. The show runs through May 13th. 7 pm. 400 River Street.
David Wilcox, the songwriter’s songwriter, has a new album coming out in May. Tonight you might be lucky enough to catch a few of the new tunes at his show, at Songbirds Guitar Museum. Grab dinner and a drink at Stir next door and head over for a relaxing evening. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online or at the box office.
Cornbread is one of the most Amercian foods and while not an exclusively southern food, it is celebrated in the south as if it were. In South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the home of Lodge Manufacturing, there is a festival to honor cornbread. This weekend thousands of cornbread enthusiasts will flock to South Pittsburg, the 22nd annual National Cornbread Festival. From a 5K, to games, rides, booths and live entertainment there is plenty of cornbread centric fun to be had. With antique cars and tractors, handmade quilt displays, glass blowing, it is part fair and part carnival. Guests can take a free tour of Lodge to see how the cast-iron cookware is made. Admission is $7 per day and hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 221 S. Cedar Ave., South Pittsburg
Chattanooga Market Opening Day
The Chattanooga Market will open this spring on Saturday, April 28th AND Sunday, April 29th for a ceremonious full weekend start to kick off the season. The Chattanooga Market blends a farmers and artists market with community ties. Every Sunday, the Chattanooga Market features farms and food artisans selling produce, meats, cheeses, breads and specialty prepared foods, as well as offering unique finds such as pottery, jewelry, photography, apparel, home and beauty products. With food trucks, live music and something for just about everyone this Chattanooga institution is one that we truly love. 1829 Carter Street. Free 11 am-4Pm
Chattanooga and North Georgia are so beautiful this time of year. We hope you enjoy our beautiful city. If you are considering a move here, we would love to talk to you. Give us a call. 423-504-5006.