Tickets on sale for Kidney Foundation fundraiser, Taste
Tickets are now on sale for Taste, afundraising food event benefitting the Kidney Foundation of the Greater Chattanooga Area.

The event will be at Stratton Hall on March 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.

With a $35 advanced ticket ($40 at the door), guests get unlimited sampling from more than 20 locally owned and operated restaurants, plus one drink ticket to be used for beer, wine or other nonalcoholic beverage.

Liquor will be available at a cash bar.


This year, for the first time, guests will also have the option of reserving a full table for seating and socializing with their friends or their company colleagues through the Taste website.

The event will also feature a chef competition, which will be from 7 to 8 p.m. and will include Chattanooga chefs competing to create a gourmet dish using one secret ingredient provided by Whole Foods Market.

The winning chef will be selected by a panel of judges to receive a prize at the end of the evening.

Taste consists of a variety of local flavors ranging from the familiar, such as Southern Burger Company or Petunia’s Silver Jalapeno, to the elegant, such as St. John’s Meeting Place, or the Mexican flavors of Ovalle’s Mexican Café, among others.

There will also be live music fromlocal musicians, such as alternative songwriting duo Woodford Sessions and local funk/soul band Function.

Couture clothing will also be a feature of Taste, with models wearing fashions provided by some of Chattanooga’s local boutiques.

Visitwww.tastechatt.comfor more information and to purchase tickets.

Consignment sale coming back to Signal
Owners of Little Piggies Children’s Consignment Dominique Gable and Tanya Swannare celebrating 10 years in business as they prepare for the upcoming sale on Signal Mountain, and they are coordinating withThe Stock Exchange to provide adult women’s wear.

Little Piggies Children’s Consignment will be back on Signal Mountain for its 20th sale from March 5-9 at Pinecrest Baptist Church,2809 Taft Highway.

For more consigning and sale information on both Little Piggies Children’s Consignment and The Stock Exchange, clickhere.

International Cigar Day
Leaders of Chattanooga Billiard Club and Burns Tobacconist are celebrating International Cigar Day, which is Feb. 27.

On that day, leaders will offer 5 percent off single cigars and 20 percent off boxes.

To get the deals, visit the shop at 723 Cherry St. For more information, call 531-1130 or email Shannon Baxter at[email protected].

Community/Customer Appreciation Dayat Cleveland business
Cleveland’s Affordable Income Tax Solutions is hosting a Community Appreciation Day March 9.

The event is free and open to the public.

There will be food, a bounce house, Southeast Street Toyz Car Show with prizes and fun for the kids-such as a Hula Hoop contest, cupcake walk, beanbag toss and fake tattoos.