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The Voice of Ireland to perform at The Fred

Lisa Kelly has scheduled a concert for Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

The Fred Amphitheater and Lisa Kelly Voice Academy are joining forces to bring a special concert to Peachtree City May 10, 2014 . The concert will feature former Celtic Woman, Lisa Kelly, along with special guests, as they bring a bit of Ireland to Peachtree City’s 2,500 seat outdoor Amphitheater. Read More»

‘You better not pout, I’m telling you why . . .’

‘You better not pout, I’m telling you why . . .’

Not every young child who sits on Santa’s lap is sure of how jolly the old elf is, and you can put a pouting Grady Harper (L) in that category. Grady and big sister Ellie (R) visited Santa at the Towne Center Chick-fil-A Saturday. They are the children of Jessi and Charlie Harper of Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

Holidays swing into full force this week

Vehicles line up on Sandy Creek Road after dark to drive through the Gaddys' annual Christmas scene extravaganza. Photo/Special.

It’s beginning to look and feel like the Christmas season in Fayette and Coweta counties.

In Senoia, the Senoia Area Historical Museum at 6 Couch Street allows visitors to take a journey through the past.

The museum’s newest exhibit, “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” opened Friday. The exhibit showcases over 50 Christmas cards from the first half of the last century. Come take a nostalgic trip down memory lane into the joys of Christmas past.
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Things to do-Nov.29-Dec.19

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November 29

Mingle with Kringle is today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come to downtown Newnan to celebrate the arrival of Santa to historic Newnan and witness the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Come drop by the Senoia Area Historical Museum and take a journey through the past. The museum’s newest exhibit,  “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” showcases over 50 Christmas cards from the first half of the last century.  Come take a nostalgic trip down memory lane into the joys of Christmas past.   Read More»

Brooks ushers in holiday season

Come out to Brooks and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas, beginning with the Tour of Homes Sunday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., followed by the Town Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m., and Santa’s arrival at 6 p.m.,  The evening ends with a “Music Alive” concert. Downtown Brooks.

For more info, contact Bebe Moore at 770-719-3194 . Read More»

Pow-wow takes Coweta back in time, helps local student

Pow-wow takes Coweta back in time, helps local student

The skies over the fairgrounds in Coweta County were perfect last weekend. And so was the setting for “Hearts that Meet,” the county’s first Native American Pow-Wow that served as a history lesson on Coweta’s past and as a fundraiser for a 13-year-old girl of Native American descent who recently underwent reconstructive spinal surgery.

Right, the historic dances of Creek and Cherokee tribes came alive Nov. 16 at Coweta County’s first Native American Pow-Wow. Photo/Ben Nelms. Read More»

Things to do-Nov.22-Dec.15

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November 22

Friends of the Peachtree City Library invite the public to “American Pie: a Tour in Words and Music” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local authors Pat Butler, Sara DeLuca, and Paul Lentz will read from their recently published books. Music will be performed by Tom Watts, and will include selections from his recent album, “One Sweet Day.” This is an “after-hours event,” and only the front door of the library will be open.
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Holiday classic comes to the Legacy

Patrons will be sent on a sentimental journey during the Legacy’s holiday production. Photo/Special.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone this week. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. Read More»

Can reindeer really fly . . . or be any cuter?

Can reindeer really fly . . . or be any cuter?

Getting ready to perform their Reindeer Dance are (L-R) Bailey Atkinson, Mallory Booth, Sidney Brown, Brooke Hughes, Emily Shride, Molly Waddell, Lilly Waddell and Macy-Kate Waddell of the Sharpsburg Dance Academy. The girls performed Saturday at the Fayette County Board of Realtors’ 19th Annual Noel November at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Read More»

Starr’s Mill High School goes green: Fine Arts Department presents ‘Shrek the Musical’

Shrek, the title character in the SMHS musical production. Photo/Special.

In a faraway kingdom, an ogre shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won’t shut up, a bad guy with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits and that’s “Shrek The Musical.”

Starr’s Mill has assembled a cast of 50 student actors, singers, musicians, and dancers, some making their stage deput in the show. Read More»

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