Wednesday December 6th, 2006 home > features > community
featured news and informative articles by local authors Signal Mountain Town Web Site
? Site Map
? Contact Us
Sponsored Links
Tennessee Land
Mountain City Realtors
The Grapevine
Push Hard Lumber
Land For Sale
Town of Signal Mountain
Official town council meeting minutes
Town council meeting notes
Signal Mountain Town Budget
Signal Mountain Public Library
Signal Mountain Recycling Center
Signal Mountain Post Office
Signal Mountain Emergency Services
Signal Mountain Utility Services
History of Signal Mountain
Just for Kids
Community Interests
Signal Mountain Newcomers
Signal Mountain Historic District
Signal Mountain Recreation & Sports
The Signal Mountain Baptist Church
St. Augustine Catholic Church
Signal Mountain Bible
Signal Mountain Church of Christ
Signal Mountain Presbyterian
St. Timothy's Episcopal
Wayside Presbyterian
Signal Crest United Methodist
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
signal mountain

Community    |    Articles of interest to the community.

this will open the article in a new window that is printer friendly. printer-friendly version
published on 11/29/2006

EPB’s holiday window display: “Elf Academy”

Downtown Partnership

Eye Candy: A Juried Member Exhibition opens at AVA Friday, December 1st. Mr. Ron Platt, juror from the Asheville Art Museum, will announce awards at the 5:30 reception. For more information on this event, please call .

Come celebrate Stone Cup’s 10th anniversary on Friday, December 1st between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.! If you can’t make it, don’t worry; Stone Cup will be celebrating all week long. For more information, call the Stone Cup at .

On Saturday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m., local Storyteller Jim Pfitzer will be hosting a night of story and song with Tom and Chris Kastle at Main and Mocha Coffee Bar, on the South Side at the corner of Market and Main. Tom and Chris Kastle are singers, sailors, songwriters and storytellers, internationally acclaimed for their interpretations of traditional material as well as their original works. They have performed at festivals, concerts, and on radio and television throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. For a sneak preview and an introduction to Tom & Chris, tune into WUTC 88.1 FM on Friday, December 1st at 9:00 p.m. This is a pass the hat event – with a recommended donation of $5 per person. For more information, call Jim at .

The 7th Annual Fine Art/Fine Authors Sale and Signing will take place this year on Saturday, December 2nd from noon until 9:30 pm. The show will take over Tanner Hill Gallery on the Southside for one day and night of art, authors, wine and hors-d’oeuvres.

Don’t forget to stop by and take a look at EPB’s holiday window display: “Elf Academy”. While the tradition of decorating the windows has been carried out annually by EPB employees for the past 60 years, this is the first time the holiday scenes will adorn the seven windows on the first floor of EPB’s new location. The “Elf Academy” display showcases elfin school-life in scenes such as “Recess,” “Shop Class,” and “The Eleteria.” Viewers can also witness the proud moment when an elf completes his training and accepts a much-earned diploma from Santa Claus. “Elf Academy” will remain on display through January 2nd.

Be sure to visit The Hunter Museum and The Creative Discovery Museum to see the "This Is Our Land" exhibit. “This is Our Land” is a series of original illustrations from children's books that feature pastimes and natural wonders from all 50 states. The Hunter Museum will feature illustrations from the states Alabama through New Jersey, while illustrations from New Mexico through Washington, D.C. will be on exhibit at the Creative Discovery Museum. Pick up a brochure at the Hunter or CDM and redeem it for free admission for one child and one adult at the other museum. For more information on “This is Our Land”, please visit or www.cdmfunorg.

Don’t miss this year’s Holiday Starlight Parade on Saturday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. As Chattanooga’s largest evening holiday parade, this event is known for its dazzling Yuletide theme, featuring performing groups, marching bands, vehicles, and floats strung in twinkling lights! The parade begins at Miller Park and follows Market Street to the Tennessee Aquarium. The parade will be televised by Channel 3 on Sunday, December 10th at 1:00 p.m. Following the parade, there will be an outdoor concert in front of the Tennessee Aquarium by the Big Ridge Elementary Chorus. The Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting new items for Toys for Tots at the concert area. This year’s Holiday Starlight Parade is sponsored by The Chattanooga Times Free Press, Merastar, Double Cola and Miller Industries. For more information on this event, visit

The Cool Wonders Exhibit has returned to the Creative Discovery Museum for the winter season. While visiting, get lost in an icy maze. Then go skiing or try your hand at ice fishing. Then finally, enjoy a cozy cabin, all without leaving the building! Come learn about nature in this winter-y favorite. For more information on this exhibit and many others, call 756 2738 or

This year, enjoy no lines, no hassles, and the real Santa Claus! Make plans to have your holiday pictures made with Santa in the Winter Wonderland Dome Lobby at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market Street in downtown Chattanooga. Santa poses in an antique sleigh amidst twinkling trees, fields of snow, and a magnificent 30-foot decorated tree. Santa will be available Thursday through Sunday from November 17th until December 17th. Hours vary, so please visit the website, or call . Additional photo opportunities will be available on Monday, December 18th, and Tuesday, December 19th. Picture packages starting at $16.00 are offered, as well as personalized CD's. Call for more information.

Tickets are available for the Singing Christmas Tree at the Tivoli Theatre which will take place on Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. Please call to purchase tickets.

The Chattanooga Girls Choir is now selling tickets for their annual Winter Concert, which will take place on Friday, December 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. For ticket information, please call .

Please if you would like to contribute or find content that is inaccurate.

Valid XHTML 1.0!