This week in the arts:
The Honey Harvest Celebration will take place Saturday - Sunday, July 28 - 29 from 12-4 p.m. at the Creative Discovery Museum. For more information, visit www.cdmfun.org.
Fresh on Fridays, featuring local food, flowers and fruit, will be held at Miller Plaza on July 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Southside ArtStroll, celebrating our artists, musicians, photographers, craftsmen, chefs, roasters, stylists, galleries, businesses, hostels, and neighborhoods, will be held Friday, July 27, from 5-8 p.m. View the Southside ArtStroll Facebook page for more information.
Philanthropy Camp for rising first graders through rising sixth graders will be offered Monday - Friday, July 30 - Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center and Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene. For more information or to register, please call (423) 493-0270 ext. 10.
The DeKalb County Fiddlers' Convention will take place Saturday, August 4 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Fort Payne Middle School in Fort Payne, AL. Contests will be held in the categories of dobro, mandolin, old time banjo, guitar, and bluegrass band, among others. For additional information, call (256) 845-2224 or visit www.facebook.com/DeKalbCountyFiddlersConvention.
Theater for the New South will host "The Medea Experience," a promotional event for their second season opening show, at the Rivoli Art Mill on Saturday, August 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Theatre, Music & Dance
The Hunter Museum of American Art will host the All-American Summer Concert Series featuring a performance by Jennifer Daniels on Thursday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. Visit www.huntermuseum.org for more information.
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre's production of Anything Goes will be held Thursday - Sunday, July 26 - 29. For more information, call (423) 267-8534 or visit www.theatrecentre.com.
Dancers participating in the Ballet Tennessee's Summer Intensive and Dance Alive programs will perform Friday, July 27 at 6:00 p.m. at the UTC Hayes Concert Hall. For more information, please visit www.ballettennessee.org.
The CSO will perform with the Grammy-winning folk rock duo The Indigo Girls on Saturday, July 28 at 8:00 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. Tickets may be purchased by calling (423) 267-8583 or visiting www.chattanoogasymphony.org.
Chattanooga Aerials, in collaboration with the Tree Project, will showcase aerial tree climbing concepts on Thursday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre and on Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Community Center. Call (423) 521-2359 for additional information.
The Blue Man Group will perform at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m. Visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com or call (423) 642-TIXS for ticket information.
The Nightfall Concert Series continues on Friday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. at Miller Plaza with a performance by Van Hunt. The opening act is Rick Rushing & The Blues Strangers. For more information, call (423) 265-0771 or visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
The Signal Mountain Playhouse will present their production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man Friday - Saturday, July 27 - 28 at 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.smph.org or call (423) 886-5243.
The Colonnade Community Theater will present their production of Disney's Aladdin, Jr. Friday - Saturday, July 27 - 28 at 7:30 p.m. Call (706) 935-9000 or visit www.colonnadecenter.org for additional information.
The Front Gallery, in association with the Folk School of Chattanooga, will host music workshops with Brandon Harvey and Rob Denty on Friday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call (423) 243-3778 for more information or to schedule an appointment time.
The Ryan Oyer Band and Megan Howard will perform on Saturday, July 28 at 8:00 p.m. at the Barking Legs Theater. Call (423) 624-5347 for more information.
Comedian Rickey Smiley, with special guest Mark Curry, will perform at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, July 28 at 8:00 p.m. Call (423) 642-8497 or visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com for ticket information.
Summitt Pianos will present Hops & Opera, featuring international soprano Stella Zambalis as well as local and guest artists, on Saturday, July 28 at 8:00 p.m. Reservations required. Please call Buddy Shirk at (423) 499-0600 for more information.
Eclectic, a summer concert series providing an array of different mixtures of musical genres, continues Saturday, July 28 at 8:30 p.m. at The Camp House with the theme of "The Soul Of Broadway." For more information, visit www.tcuchatt.com.
Jim Pfitzer will present his one-man play, Aldo Leopold - A Standard of Change, at the Barking Legs Theater on Thursday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m. Opening the show is special guest storyteller Finn Bille. For more information, visit www.barkinglegs.org or www.jimpfitzer.com.
The Sock Hops will perform at the Tennessee Valley Theatre on Saturday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call (423) 365-7529 or visit www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
The Riverfront Nights Summer Music Series begins Saturday, August 4 with a performance by Papa Grows Funk at 8:00 p.m. at the 21st Century Waterfront. Visit www.riverfrontnights.com for more information.
Visual Art & Film
AVA's Salon Show continues through Saturday, July 28. Visit www.avarts.org for more information.
Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs will host an open house on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For additional information, call (423) 266-4453 or visit www.shuptrines.com.
The opening reception for "Painting with Glazes," an exhibit featuring the works of artist Jane Yelliott, will be held Friday, August 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at In-Town Gallery. For more information, call (423) 267-9214 or visit www.intowngallery.com.
River Gallery will host a 20th anniversary celebration on Friday, August 3 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. The event will feature the works of artists Eric Fitzpatrick and Mary Lynn Portera. Please call (423) 265-5033 ext. 5 or visit www.river-gallery.com for more information.
A watercolor workshop with Daud Akhriev will take place Saturday - Sunday, August 4 - 5 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m at Townsend Atelier. Visit www.townsendatelier.com to register.