Things to do-June 7-June 15


June 7

School’s out, so let the summer concerts begin in Fayetteville.  This Saturday night, classic progressive-rockers Kansas will get the 2014 concert series in Fayetteville kick started with their catalog of 70s and 80s hits. Opening for Kansas is Arc & Stones, a rising group on the modern music scene. A few tickets still remain for Kansas, and range from $25 - $35.   Read More»

Three concerts highlight weekend

Kansas will be in Fayetteville Saturday night. Photo/Special.

Music lovers are in for a treat this weekend, as three very diverse acts take the stage at the county’s two amphitheaters.

On Friday, bring the kids to an awesome night of music under the stars in Peachtree City that your whole family will enjoy. The night includes performances by the McIntosh High School Chorus, local singer songwriter Paige McCauley, and up and coming new group – Beyond 5.
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Summer track series on the way this week

Participants from last year’s track series. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Running Club has announced the schedule for its 2014 summer track series, which is open to runners of all ages and abilities.

Meets will take place Wednesday evenings from June 4 to July 2 at Riley Field adjacent to Peachtree City Elementary School. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with the first event at 6:30 p.m.

Participation is free for all runners and spectators. Read More»

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

A benefit concert from Thrive Entertainment featuring Collective Soul is Saturday at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville.

The silent auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Items from TV shows such as “The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Goosebumps,” “The Originals,” “Taken 3” and many more!

Come out for a night of great music, fun, and a stellar light show. All proceeds go to the support of local charities; Bloom, The Children’s Village, AV pride, Real Life Center, Dare to Make a Change, Coffee Gives and the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn is Friday in F’ville

Jason Bowen is set to perform. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville Main Street, along with The Citizen Newspaper is proud to present another Lunch on the Lawn event. On Friday, May 30, come be a part of this great lunchtime affair on the historic courthouse lawn that includes great entertainment and an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break and enjoy the beautiful weather and music. Read More»

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

These swimmers braved the waters of Lake McIntosh May 17 as part of the Peachtree International Triathlon event. Participants also biked and ran the course as it meandered through the city, and the Peachtree City Fire Department was on hand in a rescue boat to help any swimmers who found themselves in trouble during the challenging first phase of the competition. Photo/Kelly Duncan.

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

These local students received scholarships from the Fayette County Art Association as part of the annual Courthouse Art Show this weekend. From left are Samantha Smith of Whitewater High School, Brinna Thomsen of Starr’s Mill High School, Lisa Tan of Starr’s Mill High School, Frankie Green of McIntosh High School and association representative Ed Gullett. Photo/John Munford.

Senoia Memorial Day parade, festival expected to attract crowd

Senoia has a reputation for putting on a large variety of premiere events. But there is nothing quite like the annual Memorial Day Remembrance Parade and Festival that attracts thousands each year.

The action will begin at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day with a non-stop variety of live entertainment downtown at Main Street and Seavy Street. The patriotic program will begin at noon and will be followed by more live entertainment leading up to the parade which begins at 2 p.m.

Events at noon include a program honoring veterans and a “flyover” to cap off the ceremony. Read More»

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