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Things to do-Oct.2-Oct.13

Things to do

October 2
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Zac Brown plays Fayetteville Thursday

Zac Brown brings his show to town. Photo/Special.

One of country’s biggest starts is bringing a little home cooking to town tomorrow night.

Zac Brown, who lives in Fayetteville and has businesses in Senoia, is bringing the Southern Ground Zombie Tailgate show to the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville. The show features the Zac Brown Band and special guests and starts at 6 p.m.

Remaining tickets are $150 and $200 and can be purchased at http://southerngroundtailgate.tickets.musictoday.com/SouthernGroundTailg.... Read More»

Easy being green at Tyrone Founders Day

Easy being green at Tyrone Founders Day

A little rain could not put a damper on the annual Founders Day parade and festivities in Tyrone Sept. 20. Senoia Road was filled with spectators by the time the parade began and everything went off without a hitch. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Broadway hit opens in Newnan

 Melanie Jessel and Betty Marshall in rehearsal for “’night, Mother.” Photo/Special.

Once again, Newnan Theatre Company courageously examines a disturbing subject that most would prefer not to think about. This time it’s suicide. “‘ The play, “night, Mother,” by Marsha Norman. opened Sept. 26 in Newnan Theatre Company’s Black Box, the space reserved for intimate drama.
This play doesn’t answer the “why” of suicide, but It does give audiences a chance to empathize with a mother and daughter engaged in a desperate tug of war that can have only one outcome.

Jeff Allen, winner of a Newnan Theatre Company Lifetime Achievement Award, is directing “’night, Mother.” Read More»

Here’s looking at you

Here’s looking at you

Attendees take a look at a ceramics display, one of many offerings at the Shakerag Arts and Crafts Festival. Intermittent rains on Sept. 21 could not dissuade the large number of people who turned out for the annual event in Peachtree City. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Taking a ride on my big green tractor

Taking a ride on my big green tractor

Country stars Jason Aldean and Joe Diffie sang about it, but 2-year-old Cooper Echols is doing it. Cooper was ready to roll on this big green tractor at Inman Farm Heritage Days Saturday morning. The annual affair, complete with hayrides, farm animals and tractors galore, harkens back to a time when agriculture was king in Fayette County. The event took place at Minter’s Farm off Ga. Highway 92 in the Inman community near Inman Elementary School. Photo/John Munford.

Things to do-Sept.27-Oct.26


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September 27
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Dragon boat races, festival set for Saturday

Dragon boats will be in Peachtree City this weekend. Photo/Staff.

The Peachtree City International Festival and Rotary Dragon Boat races will celebrate its 6th year Sept. 28. The festivities will be held at Drake Field adjacent to Lake Peachtree, beside the Peachtree City Library and City Hall. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Read More»

Dragon boat races, festival set for Saturday

Dragon boats will be in Peachtree City this weekend. Photo/Staff.

The Peachtree City International Festival and Rotary Dragon Boat races will celebrate its 6th year Sept. 28. The festivities will be held at Drake Field adjacent to Lake Peachtree, beside the Peachtree City Library and City Hall. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Read More»

Literary cafe is next week

The Fayette County Public Library invites the public to experience a theatrical café evening on Tuesday, October 1 starting at 7 p.m. As the culminating event in this year’s “Fayette on the Page: One Book, One Community” program, the evening brings to life some of the themes and topics of the book, “Outcasts United,” by Warren St. John, a nonfiction account of refugees, youth soccer, and community transformation in Clarkston, Ga. Read More»