1412 Glen Blvd. S.W.
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: (256) 845-4013
Fax: (256) 845-6340
This Gadsden State Community College performing arts center is host to a variety of events and performances throughout the year. Having undergone a renovation in 2011, the facility features state-of-the-art lighting and sound.
With the honor of being the first and foremost movie theater to showcase Sound Movies across Southeast, the DeSoto theater is truly deep-rooted in history. Owned and operated by the Rome Little Theatre, this stage has undergone transformation from a grand cinema talkies to a drama theater. Though it features plays regularly,this structure has deteriorated and is awaiting a major restoration. For more details, check website.
Nearly lost in the sea of multi-screen cinemas and multiplexes, this single screen movie house still packs the house with moviegoers. So how does this little place compete? Discount ticket pricing is the draw. One dollar gets you into any show, matinee or evening. Of course, you won't see the newest films around, but you will see them before they hit the video stores. This is the area's only remaining discount theater.
Calhoun's GEM Theatre has a history dating back to 1927 and it was the only one of its kind in town till the 1970s. Now restored to its original glory, this avant-garde theater hosts a variety of shows to keep you entertained. From musicals to dramas and concerts, there is a lot for everyone to enjoy.
This multiplex has 10 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
Be it music, arts or food, The Chattanooga Market will have some of the very best on offer. The market is a non-profit farmers' market that functions every Sunday, from April to December. It is held at the open-air First Tennessee Pavilion, and is known to attract large crowds every weekend. Besides promoting local farming and arts and crafts, the market also aims to promote community events, and does so by inviting bands to perform live every weekend.
The First Tennessee Pavilion is located adjacent to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Finley Stadium. The open-air pavilion is home to the Chattanooga Market, every Sunday from Spring through Summer as well as other major festivals and events. In addition to the markets and festivals, the pavilion is a popular spot for tailgating before football games at Finley Stadium.
The tapas menu here is unparalleled, and will delight your senses as much as the lively jazz music. The menu changes frequently, but some standby favorites are ostrich, paella, Cajun veal chops and barbeque chicken-crawfish manicotti. The two-story dining room is accented with murals and grand pianos on each floor. Lanterns on each table provide gentle ambiance and odd cutaways and corners allow for quiet conversations. It's a marvelous environment in which to dine and relax. The kitchen and the musicians aren't the only stars here. The bar is THE spot for gathering with old friends or making some new ones. The extensive beer selection includes foreign, domestic and micro-brewed beers and fine wines.
Track 29 is a modern venue equipped with modern facilities and equipment. Concerts, shows and a host of entertaining events are held here. It also has an on-site bar, ample parking space and VIP Rooms. For detailed information, check its website.
Grand Central Music Hall located in Chattanooga, brings to this city, varied concerts and music shows through several dynamic artists. A number of local and upcoming bands perform at this venue regularly.
Practicality is what the architects kept in mind while they designed this enormous building. Walk in, to be awed by 30-foot high walls, 312,000 square feet of total space, 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, 21 meeting rooms, six ballrooms, 3,500 parking spaces and 14 loading docks. Moreover, all the rooms are well-connected and perfectly suited to meet any business requirement. An excellent natural, direct and diffused lighting system and an adjustable sound system bring the place to life. To top it all off, some of the walls are removable, to accommodate guests. On-site catering and technical services, provided by an attentive meticulous staff assure that your event goes off without a hitch. Banquets can be planned for groups from 30 to 3,000 and an excellent, well-stocked bar adds the finishing touch. Additional amenities include a high-speed wireless internet connection, event organization in accordance with your budget, and online communications. The façade is just as grand, with 30-foot high trees to compete with the walls!
Barking Legs Theater is one of Chattanooga's most popular and intimate spaces for events. The intimate venue is a great place to see acoustic artists perform. The theater is also the base for the Contemporary Performing Arts of Chattanooga organization, and is where all their events are presented. In addition to being a stellar venue, the theater also hosts an entire program of dance lessons for various ages.