Entertainment

Several animated Christmas light displays in county

In 2005, a commercial on television featured an animated Christmas lights display set to music. The display was done by an electrical engineer from Ohio named Carson Williams. The popularity of the commercial and video, which was passed around the internet, inspired many people to set up their own animated Christmas light displays and there are three (that we know of) in Fayette County that residents can drive to and see through the Christmas season. Read More»

Band at Tyrone tree lighting

Band at Tyrone tree lighting

Students with the Flat Rock Middle School Band were just one of the groups that added a bit of Christmas flavor to the setting Dec. 4 for Tyrone’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration. Residents by the hundreds turned out for the festivities and to welcome Santa to town. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Shades of Red entertain in Senoia

Shades of Red entertain in Senoia

The streets of Senoia during the late afternoon hours Dec. 3 were filled with the sounds of Shades of Red, the jazz vocal ensemble from the University of West Georgia. The group sang for the mass of people on hand for the annual Light Up Senoia celebration. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia turns out for Christmas parade

Senoia turns out for Christmas parade

The population of Senoia again this year swelled to overflowing for the annual Christmas Parade held on Dec. 3. More than 50 entries began the route at the south end of Main Street and continued past City Hall. The parade was only one of many events that make the Light Up Senoia event a major attraction each year. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Riding with Santa in F’ville

Riding with Santa in F’ville

Willow Wismer gets a ride around Fayetteville with Santa in his sleigh. Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator for Fayetteville, was also along for the ride. Photo/Michael Boylan.

'A Christmas Carol' at City Tap this weekend

Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Houghtaling), Spirit of Christmas Present (Connor Whittle), Spirit of Christmas Past (MiKayla DeBreuil) and Tiny Tim (Joshua Safran) from ACOF's A Christmas Carol Dinner Theatre Event.  

Ebenezer Scrooge invites all to A Company of Friends Productions' dinner theatre event, “A Christmas Carol.” However, to experience this powerful presentation and enjoy the delicious holiday meal that is included in the ticket price, you must act quickly as seats are filling up fast. Read More»

PTC Civic Ballet presents 'Nutcracker' this weekend

PTC Civic Ballet presents 'Nutcracker' this weekend

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Fayette County production of The Nutcracker Ballet. The Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company will once again bring this classic holiday tradition to the stage on Saturday, December 10 at 2 and 7 p.m and on Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. Read More»

Georgia Singers in concert Sunday

Georgia Singers in concert Sunday

Georgia singers will present their fall concert Sunday, December 11 at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. Admission is free, and the community is invited to attend and enjoy the wonderful sounds of this remarkable local choir. Included in the musical selection is a wide variety of styles, as well as delightful music for the holiday season.

This year's concert will include a number of outstanding soloists: Holley Gibbs, Mikeila McQueston, Jessica Strain, Geneva Tigue, Ally Duncan, Jenna Hamlin, Jessica Morris, oboe, and featuring soprano Ellen Sturgill. Read More»

‘Christmas Gift’ plays at Southside Theatre Guild through Dec. 11

Pictured, from left, are cast members Patty Carter Richardson, Celia Hoffman, Jill Lucas and Jim Abert. Photo/Special.

Play is based on book by Fayetteville’s Ferrol Sams, Jr.

Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn is presenting “Christmas Gift,” Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 8-11. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The show, written by David Thomas with music and lyrics from Patrick Hutchison, is adapted from the book “Christmas Gift” by author and Fayette County resident Dr. Ferrol Sams, Jr. Read More»

Christmas with the Southern Crescent Chorale, Dec. 4

Many patrons consider the annual concert Christmas with the Southern Crescent Chorale to be the official beginning of the holiday season. This year’s concert will again be a fantastic way to begin your celebrations. Sponsored by Fayetteville Edward Jones Financial Advisors Bruce Dickerson and Michele Hall, the concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. Read More»

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