Entertainment

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»

Buffett tribute band plays Sat. at The Fred

The audience can expect a rousing tribute to Jimmy Buffett by A1A Saturday night. Photo/Special.

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater has brought in a wide array of talent to Peachtree City over the years, including such legendary performers like Ray Charles and bands like Foreigner, Styx, Huey Lewis and the News and more. Over the last two summers, they have also hosted The Tribute Series, the brain child of Peachtree City resident Chris Verdon. The series gives audiences a taste of the sights and sounds of large national acts at a fraction of the cost. Read More»

‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ opens Thursday in F’ville

Emperor Plumptoe (Justin Duhon) is tempted to try a magic elixer presented to him by the mysterious newcomers Mr. Wart (Josh Weisler) and Mr. Hog (Connor Whittle) in ACOF’s upcoming Musical Comedy, The Emperor’s New Clothes. Photo/Special.

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a laugh, a song, a dance and quality family timeas A Company of Friends Productions presents the hilarious family musical “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Read More»

‘Delivered!’ music festival in F’ville this Sat.

The “Delivered!” music festival, taking place Saturday from 12-5 p.m. at 140 Stonewall Avenue in the Fayette County Government Complex Parking lot, will feature nine of some of the most amazing Christian artists regionally and nationally and even internationally known.

Headlining the Festival is our very own John Waller. There will be games for the kids, food vendors, from Chick-fil-A to Barbecue a host of retail vendors and non-profit and ministries networking together to strengthen their outreach efforts in the community. Read More»

There are trucks, and there are old trucks . . .

There are trucks, and there are old trucks . . .

It was a day made to order for anyone with a love for trucks, especially old trucks. And that was the point of the 3rd Annual Inman Antique Truck Show held June 2 at Minter’s Farm in south Fayette County. The farm will be the location of the annual Inman Farm Heritage Days coming Sept. 21-23. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Travis Tritt plays F’ville this Saturday

Travis Tritt plays F’ville this Saturday

With a new name and new energy brought forth from Main Street’s partnership with Zac Brown and Camp Southern Ground, the 2012 concert series in Fayetteville will get kick started this Saturday with a high energy show from country outlaw, Travis Tritt. Fayette County residents are in for a real barnburner when this Georgia boy from Marietta cuts loose on the Southern Ground stage Saturday, June 9. 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»

George Benson at ‘The Fred’ this Friday

George Benson at ‘The Fred’ this Friday

Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC and The Smooth Jazz Cruise announced today that George Benson, one of the most influential crossover musicians in contemporary jazz, R&B and pop, will perform at The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater (“The Fred”) in Peachtree City on Friday, June 1 to help launch The Smooth Jazz Cruise: The Greatest Party at Sea 2013. Read More»

Inman Antique Truck Show returns to Minter’s Farm Saturday

Inman Antique Truck Show returns to Minter’s Farm Saturday

People young and old seem to have a fascination with old trucks.

For some it’s the workhorses, the trucks that hauled freight or produce to market or fuel to the local filling station.

Others have special places in their hearts for a plain old pick-up.

Alan Jackson, the singer/song writer from Newnan captured that sentiment in his song “Drive” where he sings of learning to drive in an old half-ton short-bed Ford that his uncle bought new in ‘64.

According to Jackson’s lyrics “It was just an old hand-me-down Ford, three-speed on the column and a dent in the door.” Read More»

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