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Celebrate Earth Day in Chattanooga, TN

Did you know that the first Earth Day wasn’t celebrated until 1970? Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson called upon our nation to promote environmental causes. This included students, schools, local sites, and more. 20 million people participated in the first Earth Day. Now 50 years later over 200 million people celebrate and over 140 countries celebrate. How can you promote these causes in Chattanooga? Check out some local events below.

Creative Discovery Museum Earth Day Celebration

The Creative Discovery Museum is committed to sustainable initiatives and they are showcasing them this weekend! April 22nd from 12-4pm.

Here you will find hands on learning that promotes sustainability and environmental issues for the entire family.

Crocheting with plastic grocery bags, scavenger hunts, planting, and story times are just a few ways you can celebrate with the Creative Discovery Museum. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Earth Day Plant Swap

To celebrate Earth Day Grace Episcopal Church is sponsoring an Earth Day Plant Swap! They are celebrating their 14th season with local farmers, artisans, and of course local harvests. The celebration is from 10am-12pm at the corner of Brainerd Road & Belvoir Avenue at Grace Episcopal Church. Learn more here.

423 Day

Celebrate Chattanooga in the best possible way with 423 day! This Sunday from 11AM – 6PM celebrate with local vendors in Miller Park. Here you will find endless entertainment with live music, dance performances, comedy skits, and a corn hole board competition. Find out all the information about 423 Day, including how to sign up for the competition, here!

4 Bridges Art Festival

The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) is hosting the 4 Bridges Arts Festival April 22-23, 2023. This festival is a two day event that brings artists from around the country to our community. It has been ranked in the top 30 fine art festivals in the country showcasing over 145 talented artists. This event is at the First Horizon Pavilion 1826 Reggie White Blvd. and Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $5. Check out the list of vendors and events here.

There are even MORE events and ways to help our Earth happening this weekend. We hope you find a way to celebrate not just this weekend, but every day. We send out a weekly market update with local events every Friday. Don’t miss one by signing up here and don’t forget to follow us on social media for all of our current listings and events.

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