Dining

‘You sure you want me to eat this?’

‘You sure you want me to eat this?’

Lydia Damron (L), age 6 months, and 11-month-old Brooks Casey, both from Fayetteville, could hardly resist the attraction on Aug. 18 of being surrounded by all kinds of fresh produce supplied by Holland’s Farm of Thomaston and Meadowlark Gardens of Griffin, mainstays of Fayetteville Market Day. Photo/Ben Nelms.

First Market Day in Fayetteville this year is in the bag

First Market Day in Fayetteville this year is in the bag

Downtown Fayetteville was packed with shoppers June 16 for the year’s first Market Day event. Along with the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, shoppers chose from a variety of other offerings and were able to check out the vehicles at the Andy Buffington Car Show. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Singer/songwriter and Heritage Christian Church worship leader Jason Bowen provided the musical entertainment June 15 at the heavily attended Lunch on the Lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Fayetteville to host Market Day downtown Saturday

Fayetteville’s Market Day is a great place to pick up homemade and homegrown products. Photo/File.

This Saturday, June 16 is the first Market Day event of 2012, along with the Andy Buffington Car Show, as Fayetteville Main Street welcomes everyone to the Lane Brown Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville to browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products. Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, fresh produce and birdhouses, and some delicious desserts are available for sale to the public. Read More»

Fayetteville hosting ‘Lunch on the Lawn’ event this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street will be holding its second Lunch on the Lawn event this Friday, June 15. This is a wonderful opportunity to take a break from your busy schedules, and enjoy the beautiful weather and great music on the Historic Courthouse Lawn.

The MOM’s Club of Fayetteville will be selling baked goods to help with their fundraising to purchase playground equipment for the Church Street Park Playground Improvement Project. Read More»

Main Street Newnan holds ‘Summer Wined Up’

Main Street Newnan is proud to announce the fourth annual wine event “Summer Wined Up” previously known as “Wine About the Economy”. The event is scheduled for June 15 from 5-9 pm. Twenty-one merchants have signed up to participate each featuring a different wine.

This year’s event has a new name according to Main Street Manager, JoAnn Gentry.

“The merchants are looking forward to summer in downtown and we decided ‘Summer Wined Up’ not only reflects their optimism but also gets people ‘wined’ up about happenings in downtown Newnan this summer,” Gentry said. Read More»

‘Taste of Fayette’ makes you want to dance

‘Taste of Fayette’ makes you want to dance

It was impossible to know how many people attended the Fayette Fine Art Show, Taste of Fayette and a Taste of Living History held in downtown Fayetteville last weekend. But of the thousands that swarmed the downtown area, this group of amateur dancers decided to make a spontaneous addition to the long list of festivities. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Lunch on the Lawn returns to Fayetteville Friday

File photo of a Lunch on the Lawn from last year.

Fayetteville Main Street will kick off the spring season with its first outdoor event of the year. This Friday, April 27, the first Lunch on the Lawn program of 2012 will provide an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the spring weather and music on the Historic Courthouse lawn. The MOMS Club of Fayetteville will also be fund-raising for the Church Street Park Playground Improvement Project. Read More»

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

The setting was the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn on Seavy Street in Senoia. And the event was a culinary delight as more than 300 people dined under the trees and sampled the city’s best cuisine at the 3rd Annual Taste of Senoia sponsored by the Senoia Optimist Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»