Fayette Christmas Festival this Friday and Saturday

The Fayette Christmas Festival, a musical celebration of the holidays presented by the Peachtree Wind Ensemble, the Chancel Choir of North Fayette United Methodist Church, and the Agape Ringers Handbell Choir, will take place this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 and 11.  Read More»

Holiday show benefits SCHS chorus

From left are Mary Frances Skibiel, Maddie Botka, Cortland Anderson and Claire Tracy, all members of the Georgia Youth Ballet. Photo/Special.

Carla’s Dance Factory and Georgia Youth Ballet will begin a new exciting holiday tradition this year with the production of “A Nutcracker Christmas Spectacular.”

This show, a collaboration with the Sandy Creek High School chorus and drama department, is designed with the entire family in mind. It truly has something for everyone. Read More»

Children’s Chair-ity event helps kids who call The Children’s Village ‘Home’ have happier holidays

Children’s Chair-ity event helps kids who call The Children’s Village ‘Home’ have happier holidays

Community leaders are joining together to support Christian City’s ministry to abandoned and abused children this Christmas by hosting the 4th Annual Children’s “Chair-ity” fundraiser. This unique and elegant event will be held at the The Dolce Hotel and Resort in Peachtree City at 201 Aberdeen Parkway. All proceeds will help the children who live in the cottages at Christian City to have a wonderful holiday season and will help buffer the many other operational costs The Children’s Village faces this winter. Read More»

County gets in holiday spirit with events this weekend

The Christmas trees are up in the towns and cities of Fayette County and they will each be lit at fun-filled events this weekend.
The town of Tyrone has been busy with plans for their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The celebration will include local schools groups such as Tyrone Tempos, Burch Elementary and the Flat Rock Middle School Chorus and Band to perform festive Christmas music to get you in the holiday spirit. Read More»

PTC Civic Ballet's 'Nutcracker' opens next weekend

PTC Civic Ballet's 'Nutcracker' opens next weekend

The Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company will present the annual Fayette County Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec.12 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. Read More»

Christmas Story Reading and Open House this weekend at Holliday-Dorsey-Fife museum

Christmas Story Reading and Open House this weekend at Holliday-Dorsey-Fife museum

On Sat Dec. 4, the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum hosts their annual open house (free admission) and will host a special Christmas Story Reading at 11 a.m. This will be a selected story from local author Robert Burch and will last about 15 - 20 minutes.

Throughout that day, visitors can enjoy the Victorian Christmas theme of the house festooned in holiday décor that was typical from 1860 to 1890. The indoor tree will be decorated with hand made ornaments.

A small exhibit of vintage toys is featured and holiday greenery throughout the house all creates a festive experience. Read More»

Interactive 'Nutcracker Tea' set for this weekend

What makes Georgia Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker Tea different from every other Nutcracker in our community?  It is the only interactive, family event where you and your children can fill up on holiday treats, dance with the characters of the The Nutcracker Ballet, tell Santa what you want for Christmas and take home a picture with him. Oh, and you can meet the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara and the whole cast of characters after the performance. Read More»

STG presents 'Greetings!'

Southside Theatre Guild in downtown Fairburn will present the funny and poignant, holiday show “Greetings!” for two weekends, Dec. 2 - 12.  Read More»

Starr’s Mill Choral program presents 14th annual Candlelight Processional

Students enrolled in Starr’s Mill High School’s Music Therapy Program rehearse for their upcoming performance at the Choral Department’s holiday concert on Dec. 7. Photo/Special.

The Starr’s Mill Choral Department is preparing for two very special holiday performances that are sure to get you in the spirit of the season.
On Tuesday, Dec. 7, the SMHS Choral Department will present its 14th annual Candlelight Processional and evening of wonderful holiday music by all six SMHS choral ensembles: Bel Canto, Camerata, Bella Voce, Chanticleer, An Octave Above and Men of the Mill. Read More»

Master Gardeners elect new officers

Master Gardeners elect new officers

At the Nov. 15 monthly meeting of the Fayette County Master Gardeners Bonnie Helander (left) was nominated and confirmed by membership as President - Elect.  Jim Stichweh (center) will become Director at Large and Tom Wilson (right) becomes President.  Everyone present congratulated them on their new positions and look forward to an exciting year ahead. Photo/Special.

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