Things to do-Nov.29-Dec.19

November

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.

Christmas in the Country is today in Brooks.
Come out to Brooks and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas with the town tree lighting at 5:30 p.m., and Santa’s arrival at 6 p.m,  The evening ends with a “Music Alive” concert. For more info, contact Bebe Moore 770-719-3194.

Chabad of Peachtree City invites the community to help usher in the fifth night of Hanukkah with a Grand Menorah Lighting at 6 p.m. at City Hall Plaza. This celebration of the Festival of Light will feature music, treats for adults and children, and kids’ activities.

December 2

The Over 40 Females Group will host a Image and Style event for women of a certain age from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.. The event is designed to Connect, Encourage and Inspire women with great tips on healthy hair grooming, proper make-up application, accessorizing outfits and a mini-fashion show featuring CABI designs. The event is hosted at LA’s Hair Studio, 1508 Highway 74, Tyrone, GA 30290. For more information contact Sheila Agnew McCoy, sagnew@over40females.com or visit the website https://www.over40females.com/chapter/georgia/atlanta.


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 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 770-400-2380. 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 Courthouse.  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.

Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Optimist Club of Peachtree City is today. Join us for a Pancake Breakfast with Santa today from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Flying Biscuit Cafe’, Breakfast includes two buttermilk pancakes, two sausage patties, coffee/milk/orange juice, all for $6 per person at the door.  Bring your camera for those special Holiday pictures. Watch the children make their wish list for Santa.  Santa’s helpers will be students for our Octagon Club at Starr’s Mill High School. For more information call: Nancy Britton at 770-301-7588

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 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.

The Fayette County Democratic Committee will  host the next Pancake and Politics meeting at 9 a.m. at the International  
House of Pancakes (IHOP) in Fayetteville.  Guest Speaker will be State Representativ Pedro  Marin.  FCDC meets every second Saturday; members, guests, and visitors are  
encouraged to attend.  For more information visit www.Fayettedems.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.

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 19

A Marketplace Application Assistance Workshop is today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fayette County Library in Fayetteville.Nykita Scott, Fayette County Health Navigator, will be holding a session to assist consumers with their applications.
 

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