Shopping this season is made easy with Six & Main holiday gift guides. | Photo provided by Six & Main
Have you made a list, checked it twice, but still feel like you’re missing that special gift? Don’t worry because we’ve got you covered with a gift guide featuring everything from clothing and accessories to candles and coffee from artists and brands in our online shop, Six & Main.
Whether you’re shopping for the ultimate party host, your favorite homebody, or someone in between, there’s a giftfor everyone.
Gratefull | Thursday, Nov. 17 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. MLK Blvd., Chattanooga | Free | This community Thanksgiving event has no fee, no expectations, and no agenda.
Next Level Comedy Showcase | Thursday, Nov. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | The Comedy Catch at The Choo Choo, 29 Station St., Chattanooga | $12 | This event will feature a showcase of comics chosen based on their rising status in the comedy industry.
Friday, Nov. 18
Exclusive Mead Tasting Event | Friday, Nov. 18 | 6-9 p.m. | Flora De Mel, 313 McFarland Ave., Rossville | $99 | Get an early tasting of Flora De Mel’s eight new meads, along with light food + three early release bottles for guests to take home.
“If These Walls Could Talk...” | Friday, Nov. 18-Sunday, Nov. 20 | Various times | Coosa Mill, 1800 S. Watkins St., Chattanooga | $37.50-$90 | Choose your own adventure as you explore an old textile mill filled with music, art, dance, and craft beverages.
Saturday, Nov. 19
An Evening with Poet Corrie Lynn White | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | The Book & Cover, 1310 Hanover St., Chattanooga | Free+ | Local poet Corrie Lynn White will read and sign copies of her debut collection of poems, “Gold Hill Family Audio” — after the reading, enjoy live music + pizza for purchase.
Christkindlmarkt | Saturday, Nov. 19-Sunday, Nov. 20 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Mountain Arts Community Center, 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain | Free+ | This holiday market will feature 20,000 white lights, a beer tent, mulled beerwein, multiple music acts, vendors, food trucks, and more.
The Union Gospel Mission is currently accepting supply donations + monetary support as they serve those affected by the closing of the Budgetel Extended Stay of East Ridge. Donations can be made online + supplies can be dropped off at 124 Signal Hills Blvd.
The Chattanooga Zoo + Partnership FCA will host ASL Day at the zoo on Saturday, Nov. 19. Everyone is invited to attend to learn about the deaf community + those who communicate through American Sign Language. A special ticket price grants you admission and a t-shirt to commemorate the day.
Hamilton County Schools will redistribute$84 million in leftover federal COVID-19 relief funding. 40% of the funds will be spent building the new Tyner Middle High Academy, $8 million will be used for after-school tutoring, and $7 million will be used for summer programming. (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
Savannah Taylor, a feminine shop specializing in “classic and wearable pieces for women and mamas-to-be” will open on Friday, Nov. 18 at 826 Georgia Ave. Be one of the first to shop in person from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 🛍️
Pedego Chattanooga and Chatt Electric Bike Co.'s first annual Cranksgiving will take place on Sunday, Nov. 20. Bike + participate in a scavenger hunt collecting items to make up a Thanksgiving dinner. Once all items have been collected, they’ll be donated to Northside Neighborhood House. 🚲
On Saturday, Nov. 19, Ringgold Road will shut down at 6 p.m. from Donaldson to Moore Roads for East Ridge’s annual Christmas Parade. Germantown Road will also be closed to all southbound traffic beginning at 4 p.m + only one northbound lane will be open to traffic. 🚧
UTC has introduced a new scholarship to commemorate the contributions of Dr. Richard Brown, who provided more than 38 years of service to the university. The Richard Brown Inclusive Access Scholarship will benefit 30 UTC students during the 2022-23 academic year. (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
Nippon Paint Automotive Americas, Inc. is currently hiring for several positions in the Chattanooga area, including chemical operators, maintenance mechanics, and shipping + logistics coordinators. Job descriptions, qualifications, and additional information can be found online.
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Just in time for National Apprenticeship Week, Chattanooga-Hamilton County was selected as one of five Apprenticeship Innovation Districts in the country.
What does this mean?
Over the next four years, over $1.5 million (through a Department of Labor grant + local investments from the city, county, Hamilton County Schools, and the Benwood Foundation) will go towards establishing and strengthening apprenticeship programs in the area.
The program is geared toward both our community’s youth + adults, who will be able to earn wages while learning and moving into careers.
And while the word “apprenticeship” may elicit thoughts of strictly construction or manufacturing trade jobs (or, if you’re part of the niche group of people who are familiar with Nicholas Cage’s full filmography, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”), this program will help expand apprenticeships into a variety of industries, such as:
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