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What’s Going On? (February Edition)

With a new month comes new activities. Not sure which ones to attend? Check out some local ones below!
Kaya Bradford


Basketball Region Tournament @ Georgia Highlands College – Feb 9th-Feb 16th

School Holiday (Teacher Inservice) – Feb 16th

School Closed – Feb 19th-Feb 20th

Track Meet @ Home – Feb 27th

Tennis @ Ringgold – Feb 19th



Groundhog Day Crop – Feb 1st.

Get out of the drowsy winter weather and have fun at the Groundhog Day Crop festival! More info here.

Southern Charm Galentines – Feb 2nd

The Southern Charm Galentine’s event is happening February 2nd. Go for special discounts, prizes, and refreshments. More info here.

Candyland: Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance – Feb 17th

The Annual Candyland Daddy-Daughter dance is being held at the Colonnade on February 17th. More info here.

A Night With Alvin Ridley – Feb 22nd

An event open to the public highlighting important people and events in Ringgold history! More info here.

Coffee & Cocoa Festival – Feb 24th

With over 150 crafts & vendors, the Coffee & Cocoa Festival is a no brainer to attend. It’s being held February 24th. More info here.



Chattanooga Boat show – Feb 1st

The Chattanooga Convention Centre is hosting the Chattanooga Boat Show on february first. More info here.

String Theory Artist Residency Week 2024 – Feb 6th – Feb 11th

The  String Theory Artist Residency Week is being hosted at the Hunter Museum of American Art. It lasts a week, you can find more information on the event here.

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Show – Feb 21st

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is hosting a show at the Barrelhouse Ballroom on February 21st. To attend the show you must be 18 or have your legal guardian with you. You can buy tickets here.

All Things Sweet! Chattanooga Cooking Club – Feb 24th

If you have a sweet-tooth, check out the Chattanooga Cooking Club meeting on Feb 24th. More information can be found here.

Annie (Touring) – Feb 25th

If you’re a fan of musicals, check out Annie (Touring) on February 25th. It’s being held at the Soldiers and Sailors stadium. You can buy tickets here.



Plain White Tee’s- Feb 1st

The Plain White Tee’s are playing the Masquerade of February 1st! Standard tickets are around $30 and are still available as of January 29th.

Glenn Miller Orchestra – Feb 4th

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is playing some of their timeless classics at Cobb Galleria on February 4th. 

Hamilton – Feb 11th

The classic Broadway show is being preformed at the Fox Theatre on February 11th. Tickets are currently available to be purchased on Ticketmaster or

Lil Tecca – Feb 18th

Lil Tecca is performing for his ‘HVN On Earth Tour” at The Eastern Stadium. You can buy tickets here.

BabyTron – Feb 24th

BabyTron is performing at the Masquerade Theatre on February 24th. You can purchase tickets here.



Open Mic Event – Jan 21st-Feb 20th

For fans of singing, check out this open mic. It’s being hosted at the BlueBird Cafe, and is free. You can find more information here.

Clyne, Mozart and Prokofiev – February 2nd

For classical music fans, check out this event at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. You can buy your tickets here!

Free Crafts for the Kids – Feb 8th

For a fun family friendly event, check out the free crafting event at the Cherry Street Brew-Pub. More info here.

Nashville Cars n’ Coffee – Feb 3rd

Nashville Cars n’ Coffee is a fun free event for the whole family. Gates open at 6AM. More info here.

Dancing with The Stars: Live! – Feb 15th

The hit show Dancing with Stars is hosting a live show for fans at the Opry House in Nashville! You can get tickets here.

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About the Contributor
Kaya Bradford
Kaya Bradford, Staff Writer
Kaya Bradford is a freshmen student attending Heritage High School. This is her first year of Journalism, and so far it has been her favorite class to attend. In Kaya’s spare time, she enjoys listening to (a LOT) of music, including Tokio Hotel, Radiohead, Baby Keem, She Wants Revenge, Kendrick Lamar, and many other artists from varying genres. She also enjoys reading, writing, drawing, and some other various creative outlets. Kaya also loves spending time with animals, including her cat “Baby-Cat,” who was originally a stray but is now a proper housecat. One thing Kaya wants to do one day is attend a Tokio Hotel concert or a Radiohead concert. She also enjoys quite a few movies and shows, including "New Girl," "Criminal Minds," "Heathers," "Tokio Hotel TV," and all of the "Harry Potter" movies, though she says "Goblet Of Fire" is the best one. Kaya’s favorite books include "Lord Of The Flies," "One Of Us Is Lying," "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire," and "IT."  Kaya also enjoys comedians and Youtubers Kurtis Conner, Danny Gonzalez, and the Sturniolo Triplets. Most of all, Kaya enjoys spending time with her friends and family.