Make a standing appointment with your personal trainer as you’ll want to indulge a bit this year, starting with this list of Southern food festivals that are sure to whet your appetite!
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The Houston Museum kicks off its very popular annual Antiques Show & Sale Feb. 24-26 at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. in Chattanooga. Attendees come to the show and sale to shop at the dozens of richly adorned booths from some of the country’s top antiques dealers and specialists. Visitors will find everything from pottery to furniture,
Sunday afternoon with Cochon555 is an epic culinary experience centered on 1500 pounds of Heritage Breed pork. Diners feast on dozens of chef-crafted tastings and sip on 40+ types of boutique wines, craft cocktails, and artisanal brews. Think of a gourmet tasting menu taken standing up. Sales benefit the Piggy Bank Charity. Created in 2008
The 41st annual Humana Festival of New American Plays will take place from March 1 through April 9. Each year, thousands of theatergoers come to Louisville for the opportunity to see groundbreaking works before they travel to stages across the nation and around the world. The festival kicked off with an opening reception on February 23.
The Chili Cook-Off is The Exceptional Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from this event are a significant source of funding for our programs at The Exceptional Foundation where they strive to meet the social and recreational needs of individuals of all ages that are mentally challenged. Join them and enjoy countless bowls of
Tennessee Flavors is an annual tasting event that brings together Nashville’s top restaurants and food and beverage artisans for a delicious evening in support of the Nashville State Community College Foundation. Their focus is on Tennessee-sourced products and the culinary talents and local flavors that help make our growing community so special. http://tnflavors.org/
Charleston Fashion Week has quickly become one of the premier fashion weeks in North America, showcasing emerging designer and model talent across the East Coast. This year’s show will take place March 14-18 in Charleston, SC. This five-night celebration will feature more than 30 runway shows, interactive entertainment, chic after-parties and press events. charlestonfashionweek.com
The American Craft Show returns to Cobb Galleria Centre, March 17-19, 2017, where more than 225 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists will present their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor. The show, which will celebrate ACC’s 75th anniversary, will run for three days with a special $5 ticket price Friday
The 2017 Savannah Music Festival will take place from Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, April 8 in downtown Savannah. This festival is one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world. In addition to an array of musical performances that include dance, film and narrative programs, the festival produces youth concerts, lectures, a
A new venue and new race course are in store for this year’s Rumpshaker 5K and 1 mile fun run! Join Rumpshaker at Regions Field on March 25, 2017 for the 9th Annual Rumpshaker 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. Since 2009, the Rumpshaker 5K has raised almost a million dollars to promote awareness about
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than strolling through cherry blossom trees, enjoying live music, showing off your Shih Tzu in the pet parade, and savoring treats from some of Atlanta’s best food trucks! The 3rd Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival returns to beautiful Blackburn Park on March 25 & 26 from 10 am to
From haberdasher and mixologist to successful businessman, Bruce Julian wears many hats, and he wears them well. Today, he tells us the fascinating story behind his eclectic store and his famous Bloody Marys.
Let’s talk spring shoes, starting at $68.95, that make this transition into warmer weather that much easier (not that it’s necessarily hard … )!
We’re excited about all of our February FINDS! From food to fashion and everything in between, take a look at what we’re loving around the South this month.
Enjoy a simple set-up and memorable get together with this fondue party plan. You CAN do this! (May we suggest it for the Oscars, perhaps?!)
Make Valentine’s Day delightful by hosting the gals for brunch or dinner. We are here to help you with Valentine’s Day entertaining tips.
If you’re in search of something sweet — and different — for breakfast, head to Bon Glaze in Brookhaven, GA.
Can you survive sans smartphone? Dr. Hilarie Cash shows us the pitfalls of technology, as well as healthy boundaries to ensure you’re connecting with life, not just your device.
We’ve tapped the experts to help us forecast the top health trends for 2017. Check out what’s hot, what’s not and how to make this your healthiest year yet!
StyleBlueprint staffers share their secrets for beating hangovers. Before (and after) you partake in New Year’s Eve celebrations, be sure to keep these in mind!
Despite what seems to be an early arrival of spring, we are taking a moment to celebrate the beauty of winter and winter gardens.
Designer Em Lee took a fussy French home and infused it with bold color, contemporary art, lighting and warm antiques for a thoroughly modern look.
Does your living room feel incomplete? If it feels like something’s missing, try one of these fantastic suggestions from Southern design experts.
Yes, it’s still February, but spring will be here before you know it, which means music festival season is right around the corner! Get out your camping gear and pack plenty of sunblock — here are the Southern festivals you need to check out!
Liz Hilliard and Clary Hilliard Gray, the powerful duo behind Hilliard Studio Method, tell us what a typical day looks like for them, what they splurge on and the best thing you can do for your body.
From outdoor activities and live entertainment to locally made libations and barbecue, Middle Tennessee has an abundance of things to offer. Add these 50+ places to your travel itinerary!