Things to do-Nov.22-Dec.15

November


November 22

Friends of the Peachtree City Library invite the public to “American Pie: a Tour in Words and Music” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local authors Pat Butler, Sara DeLuca, and Paul Lentz will read from their recently published books. Music will be performed by Tom Watts, and will include selections from his recent album, “One Sweet Day.” This is an “after-hours event,” and only the front door of the library will be open.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at 8 p.m. tonight. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

November 23

The Senoia Area Historical Society is opening its doors at 6 Couch Street today at 7 p.m. for an evening of fun and frivolity.  A reception and preview begins at 7 p.m. with Southern-style hors d’oeuvres and drinks.  The auction begins at 8 p.m. and promises to be an eclectic assortment, including items of great value, of great beauty, of antiquity, of modest value but great utility, of sentimental value, of historical interest, and some that are just outrageous. In short, something for everyone on your list!

At 11 a.m. today,  the Fayette County Public Library hosts a free presentation by Victoria Wilcox, author of the historical fiction trilogy, “Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday.” Wilcox will give a talk titled “Gone with the Wind Goes West: The Surprising Southern Heritage of Doc Holliday.” Copies of “Inheritance,” the first book of the trilogy, will be available for sale at the event, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library. The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, compliments of the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  3 p.m. and 8 p.m. today. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.


It’s almost Thanksgiving, and State Representative Ronnie Mabra, District 63, is looking for homes for 1,003  turkeys. The second annual Mabra Turkey Giveaway takes place today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5495 Old National Highway in  the Grown Folks Plaza.  Families wanting to receive a free turkey can begin  
registering for the giveaway on November 18 via the event website,   www.mabraturkeys.com, or by calling 1-800-My-Attorney.

November 24

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at 3 p.m. today. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

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November 26

The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet today at  7 p.m. at Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville, Ga.  The program will include a series of short videos that describe the use of PROVENGE®, an FDA approved treatment, that can reprogram a patient’s own immune system to attack prostate cancer cells. An open discussion will follow. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend.For more information, please call Jim O’Hara at 770-632-2898.


November 29

Mingle with Kringle is today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come to downtown Newnan to celebrate the arrival of Santa to historic Newnan and witness the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Come drop by the Senoia Area Historical Museum and take a journey through the past. The museum’s newest exhibit,  “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” showcases over 50 Christmas cards from the first half of the last century.  Come take a nostalgic trip down memory lane into the joys of Christmas past.  
In conjunction with the opening of “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” the museum will open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.


This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at 8 p.m. tonight. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org


November 30

Broadway performer and award winning New York cabaret performer, Robert Ray will bring his “Home for the Holidays” to The Southside Theatre today at 7:30 p.m. “Home for the Holidays” is an eclectic mix of the world’s best-loved Christmas Music - presented in both familiar and imaginative ways.
The show will feature a 5-piece band plus vocalists – Marsha Dupree, Shawn Megorden, Carter McPherson and Vance West – all well known to Fairburn audiences from Ray’s sold out Motown Show this past August.Shea Johnson of Newnan will also appear with the group. Shea is well known in the Southside Community as a music and drama teacher at Landmark Christian School but also has enjoyed an extensive career as an actress and singer, touring the world for the USO, headlining on Cruise Ships and acting in many local and regional theater productions. To pay by check call: 404-284-0967 or to order online:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/499009.

Come drop by the Senoia Area Historical Museum and take a journey through the past. The museum’s newest exhibit,  “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” showcases over 50 Christmas cards from the first half of the last century.  Come take a nostalgic trip down memory lane into the joys of Christmas past.  
In conjunction with the opening of “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” the museum will open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  3 p.m. and 8 p.m. today.. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

December

December 1

Broadway performer and award winning New York cabaret performer, Robert Ray will bring his “Home for the Holidays” to The Southside Theatre today at 3 p.m. “Home for the Holidays” is an eclectic mix of the world’s best-loved Christmas Music - presented in both familiar and imaginative ways. The show will feature a five-piece band plus vocalists – Marsha Dupree, Shawn Megorden, Carter McPherson and Vance West – all well known to Fairburn audiences from Ray’s sold out Motown Show this past August. Shea Johnson of Newnan will also appear with the group. Shea is well known in the Southside Community as a music and drama teacher at Landmark Christian School but also has enjoyed an extensive career as an actress and singer, touring the world for the USO, headlining on Cruise Ships and acting in many local and regional theater productions. To pay by check call: 404-284-0967 or to order online:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/499009

The Brooks Woman’s Club presents the 9th annual Brooks Christmas Tour of Homes today from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free refreshments. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Brooks Town Hall on the day of Tour
All proceeds go back into the community. The event is followed by the Brooks Christmas Tree Lighting, downtown Brooks at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Bebe Moore  770 719-3194.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  3 p.m. today. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

December 5

“O Christmas Tea” -  The Business Woman of Fayette and Coweta  will be having their annual event benefiting Community Welcome House, a safe haven from domestic violence. The tea is today at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City starting at 6:30 p.m.   This year there will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $80 each.  Reserve by November 22 at www.OChristmasTea.org  or mail check to BWFC Christmas Tea, P.O. Box 692, Senoia, Ga  30276.  Questions?  Call Ellie White-Stevens at 770-301-8706.

Community leaders, local artists and some hard working volunteers are coming together today to host the 7th Annual Chair-ity Event, a fundraiser for abused children living in the cottages at The Children’s Village at Christian City.  This popular event will be held in the ballroom at The Dolce Atlanta, on Aberdeen Parkway in Peachtree City. Tickets are $25 in advance, includes your food and drinks, and automatically enters you in a drawing to win a golf cart. Dress is business casual. New this year, The Rick Massengale Jazz Trio will provide musical entertainment, and a Winter Wonderland theme will help make the night magical.  Drop In from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, refreshments served butler style, and shop for that special someone on your holiday list. An impressive silent auction will include getaway trips, collectors items, signed guitars, sports memorabelia, themed baskets and many other items donated by the business community.  Artists and the kids living in the cottages at The Children’s Village are hand crafting unique, one of a kind painted chairs which will be the highlight of the auction. Tickets are limited and are expected to sell out.  Access christiancity.org to get yours today. For more on the event, sponsorship opportunities or info about The Children’s Village, call Heidi Becker, Director of Marketing & Development at 770-703-2636.

December 6

The Piedmont Newnan Hospital Auxiliary is holding its 26th Candlelight Tour of Homes Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.  This year’s tour will be highlighting five homes in the Historic Greenville-LaGrange district in Newnan. Proceeds from the event will be directed towards a $150,000 pledge for the establishment of a Healing Garden at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. This unique garden and water feature will be located to the right of the hospital’s front entrance with views from the chapel.  It will serve as a refuge of beauty, peace, and serenity for the community, patients, and staff. Tickets for this annual event go on sale November 8. Tickets and information are also available from Auxiliary members or by calling the Auxiliary Office at 700-400-2380. Tickets purchased in advance are $15.  On the evening of the event, tickets may be purchased at any of the homes on tour for $20.

A toy drive is today.            
Please join Santa and the Marines in collecting new and unwrapped toys for less fortunate children.
at The Gaddy Family Christmas Extravaganza at 898 Sandy Creek Road in Fayetteville from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Each child visiting the light display will receive a small “thank you” gift from Santa and his helpers!!!!
Note: An official Toys For Tots drop box will be available at the above address for anyone donating a toy.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  8 p.m. tonight. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.


December 7

The downtown Christmas parade, tree lighting and carriage rides are today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Fayetteville. The 4th Annual Downtown Christmas parade begins at 5 p.m., followed by a  tree lighting. While at the event, you can enjoy making old-fashioned Christmas ornaments, warm up with free hot cocoa and popcorn and take a free carriage ride with Santa.  For more information, call 770-719-4173 or email jwaits@fayetteville-ga.gov.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Fine Art & Craft Christmas Fair and ECW Christmas Bazaar, Bake Sale and Golden Elephant Sale is today. Over 20 juried vendors including art glass, fine art, jewelry, pottery, textiles, hand-made chocolate, jellies and jams, angel decorations and more. Proceeds from ECW Bazaar benefit ECW programs and community outreach. St. Andrew’s 316 N. Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City.   770-487-0426.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is today at the historic American Legion “Log Cabin”, 180 S. Glynn St. in Fayetteville near the Old County Court House.  The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Community patriotic ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Reenactment of the FDR’s famous speech to Congress following the attack, reading of the Presidential Proclamation, raising of a historic 48 star American Flag to honor the men and women of the “Greatest Generation” who served and those that were lost at Pearl Harbor.  The public invited to attend.

The annual Light Up Senoia event is today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Enjoy entertainment at the stage including Baton Twirlers, Christmas music, Fayette Fiddlers and more. Visit the food court for yummy food. Also pony rides and face painting for the kids. Then at 5:30 p.m.,  experience the magic of a wonderful Christmas parade complete with floats, East Coweta High School Marching Band and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus. Help them light the tree after the parade.

Peachtree City’s annual “Hometown Holiday” is scheduled for today at 9 p.m., at City Hall Plaza.  Stop by to enjoy the Children’s Village, concessions, holiday music, the lighting of the tree, and a visit with Santa.
This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  3 p.m. and 8 p.m. tonight. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

December 8

The holidays are right around the corner! The city of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade is today beginning at 3 p.m. A major change has been made this year on the parade route, specifically the location to begin. The parade will start on Greenville Street below Salbide Street and follow Greenville Street into downtown, left onto North Court Square, right onto LaGrange Street and then continue to Newnan High School where it will disband.It’s “A Winter Wonderland” so bring on your magical snow!  The parade will include floats, walking groups, decorated cars and trucks, and marching bands.

The annual Candlelight Tour of Homes in Senoia is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tour five historic homes and a historic church. Enjoy light refreshments at the Senoia Area Historical Society. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the tour. They can be purchased at several shops in town and at the Welcome Center.  For further information on any of these events please call 770-378-6627 or 770-599-8182.

Flat Creek Baptist Church of Fayetteville invites the public to experience life as it was in the days of Jesus’ birth, visit our live nativity and interactive workshops. Back to Bethlehem will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church, 161 Flat Creek Trail, Fayetteville.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  3 p.m. today. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

December 10

A holiday auction and dinner is today at 6:30 p.m. at Paris in a Teacup in Sharpsburg. The McIntosh Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is hosting this holiday fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the organization’s annual scholarship program. For tickets, email Maria Cannon at cannontrvl@mindspring.com.

Seventy talented, enthusiastic young violinists will captivate audiences when the Fayette Fiddlers perform songs of the Christmas season.  Children performing beautiful violin music in this glorious venue will ignite the spark of Christmas joy in all who hear.  New this year is an orchestra performance!   It’s a wonderful array of talent from accomplished musicianship to toddlers still learning how the basics of violin The free concert is today at 6:30 p.m at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church.  The public is enthusiastically invited to attend this free event. Information at fiddlerfry@bellsouth.net  or 770-487-8943.


December 13
This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at  8 p.m. tonight. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

December 14

“The Sounds of Christmas” concert by The Peachtree Wind Ensemble featuring the North Fayette United Methodist Chancel Festival Choir and Agape Ringers Handbell Choir is today at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and is at North Fayette United Methodist Church at 847 New Hope Road in Fayetteville.

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer... to the fifth annual Bedford Dasher 5K Run/Walk and 200m Elf Run today. The race will begin and end at The Bedford School, located at 5665 Milam Road in Fairburn.  93.3 The Joy FM will be broadcasting live from the race where there will be activities for the whole family including craft vendors, a bake sale, and a children’s Elf Run that includes a t-shirt, race ribbon, crafts and digital picture with Santa.

Awards will be presented to age group, overall and masters race winners and participants will receive a long sleeved race T-shirt.  Walkers are welcome.  If you can’t run/walk, why not register as a Phantom Runner?  $20 includes T-shirt. Rain or shine, the Elf Run will start at 8:45 a.m. and 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. on school grounds.  Register by Dec. 6 to receive an early bird rate.  For more information and/or to register for the race visit www.thebedfordschool.org.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone at 3 p.m. and  8 p.m. today. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. As the war rages on, and with the Allied forces still several months away from a victory in Europe, Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne Andrews come together for one final rehearsal of their famed USO concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $15 for children 12 and under. You can order tickets by calling the box office at 404-895-1473 or by going on their website at www.thelegacytheatre.org.



December 15

“The Sounds of Christmas” concert by The Peachtree Wind Ensemble featuring the North Fayette United Methodist Chancel Festival Choir and Agape Ringers Handbell Choir is today at 3 p.m. The concert is free and is at North Fayette United Methodist Church at 847 New Hope Road in Fayetteville.

 

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