Super Bowl Sunday! America’s official winter party is this Sunday. There are plenty of places to watch the game if you are feeling social, Parkway Pourhouse being one with dozens of televisions. With your Sunday taken care of whether you are a big sports fan or a commercial junkie, you still have options for all the others days. Here are your best bets for a fun weekend in Chattanooga.
Charity Art Auction
Downside Up is a parent directed non-profit in Chattanooga which offers support, education and encouragement for families and parents who experience life with someone they love with Downs syndrome. Friday, over 25 brilliant artists have joined with the organizations mission to create programming, camps and now an inclusive space for classes and gathering. All proceeds will go toward Downside Up & the opening of Training Wheels, the new space. The event will feature an auction as well as revealing the details about the new space and all the offerings. Friday, 6-9 pm 621 . 11th Street. Free to attend, but tickets required.
Stringer’s Ridge at OddStory Brewing
Love instrumental Celtic and Old Time music? Love beer? Tonight’s offering at OddStory Brewing combines them both! On a cold New Year’s Eve in 2017, three musicians met at John C. Campbell Folk School, became friends, started jamming together, and created a new trio, Stringer’s Ridge is a locally know band whose members (one of which is a revered educator at Girls Preparatory School) are all excellent musicians. Enjoy a locally brewed beer and a night of music. Friday, 7-9pm Free to attend. 21+ 336 E Mlk Blvd.
House Plant Festival
House plants make your home not only more beautiful, but in many cases a lot healthier. Studies have shown that homes with plants have less carbon dioxide, allowing for better sleep and air quality. Worried you have a black thumb? Not sure where to start with houseplants? Wonder which could make your kids or pets sick? Head to Signal Mountain for the House Plant Festival at the Signal Mountain Nursery. Offering discussions, demonstrations and classes on everything from how to propagate from your current plants to how to create a terrarium (yes, they are back in style). Plants and pots are available for purchase. Free to attend. Saturday 9am-5 pm.
Mitch Rossell at Songbirds
Chattanooga native, Mitch Rossell who performed at the CMA’s with Garth Brooks, returns to Chattanooga for a solo show at Songbirds. A prolific songwriter and musician, Mitch recently signed with a Nashville recording label and is recording a country music album. He is stepping out of the studio to play around the area. Songbirds is located on the Chattanooga Choo Choo main campus. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the door. Saturday, February 1st 9-11 pm.
Free Yoga Session
You might want to get limber and relaxed before you head over to watch the game. Lucky for you, there is a free yoga session on Sunday at The Spot on Brainerd Road. As a part of their 230-hour Vira Bhava Yoga Teacher Training, The Spot is offering a free class. Taught by lead teacher and program facilitator, Kelsey Burke Yoga, this 90-minute class is open to students of all levels. More information and registration can be found online. Free 9-10:30 am. The Spot, 3210 Brainerd Road
Family Run Club
Chattanooga is a running town. All over town and in the woods, on any given day, you will see runners of all ages and ability out getting their stride on. Sunday, you can join the Family Running Club for a afternoon of running (or cycling, scooting or strolling if you are a kid) for a guided community run. Hosted by Fit4Mom Chattanooga which offers fitness classes designed for moms of all ages. Meet some fellow families with similar lifestyle goals and get some exercise while you are at it. Meet at the Hubert Fry Center Playground. Free to attend. All ages. 3 pm. Chattanooga River Park, 4301 Amnicola Highway.
All the talk on Monday will be which commercial was best, who won the football squares, which puppy won the puppy bowl and how much fun you had in Chattanooga this weekend. Visiting Chattanooga and looking for some local fun things to do? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org