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Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for March 6

The Newnan Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) has announced the date of the 18th Annual Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 pm at Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium. The planned concert will be the 18th concert hosted by native son Charles Wadsworth who was first featured here in 1993 and, before and since, gained worldwide acclaim for his talents and hosting skills. Read More»

Atlanta’s Peach Drop to ring in New Year

The Peach Drop is the largest New Year’s Eve gathering in the Southeast. Photo/St. John Photographics.

If you’re in the mood to be part of a big party for New Year’s Eve, Underground Atlanta is certainly the place to be for its 21st annual Peach Drop New Year’s Eve Celebration.

The largest New Year’s Eve party in the Southeast will be headlined by celebrated recording artist and high-energy performer Morris Day and the Time. Day’s classic old-school sounds with new music and talented new band members will get the energy going and the crowd singing and dancing along as they ring in the New Year. Read More»

Garcia drawing Best in Show

Dan Garcia’s color pencil drawing titled Summer Breeze received the distinction of being the Best in Show during Fayette Society of Fine Arts (FSOFA) Autumn Harvest art show.

Garcia states it is flattering for his piece of work chosen as best of all since FSOFA has such a large number of talented artists. Read More»

PTC hosting literary juggler Tuesday at library event

On Tuesday Dec. 29, the Peachtree City Library in cooperation with the Peachtree City Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a FREE Literary Juggling Performance by guest performer Ron Anglin from Quite a Catch Juggling.

Ron Anglin has over 3,500 performances across the country and has also volunteered with the Big Apple Circus Clown Care program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Read More»

Kids’ museum hosts exhibit on book character Curious George

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for over 65 years – comes to life at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. Read More»

Wreaths Across America, Dec. 12

The Fayette County “Wreaths Across America” Dedication Ceremony will be held this Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Fayetteville City Cemetery.  At 10 a.m., cadets from the Civil Air Patrol, Falcon Field Composite Squadron GA-116, will begin laying over 100 Christmas wreaths, donated by local citizens, on the graves of our veterans buried there. Read More»

Historical Society hosts Christmas Open House

The Fayette County Historical Society cordially invites you to its annual Christmas Open house this Sunday, December 13 from 3p.m. to 4 p.m. It is located at 195 Lee Street, just behind the American Legion Log Cabin.
If you are looking for something different for a Christmas gift, the society has a number of Fayette-themed items. Perhaps a blue ceramic or clear glass mug would be just right for your coffee drinkers or it could be used as a pencil holder. Read More»

Dickens Village returns this week

Here Ye! Here Ye! The sights and sounds of 19th Century London are back and alive at Heritage Christian Church for this years Dickens Village.  Dickens Village is not just another craft show, but a unique and nostalgic, family friendly, entertainment experience. Olde English shops, period costumed characters with accents, entertainment, and goodies fill the church campus at 2130 Redwine Road with sights and smells that take you back to another era. Dickens Village provides five days of merriment, music and memories for everyone.  This year’s Village is planned for Dec. 9-13 from 6- 9 p.m. Read More»

Several productions of 'The Nutcracker' slated for this weekend

Several productions of the holiday classic to choose from this weekend

Christmas is a time celebrating the dreams, imaginations and fantasies of children and nothing illustrates this better than “The Nutcracker.” There are several presentations taking place this weekend for audiences to enjoy.
Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company will present “The Nutcracker Ballet,” music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky and performed by dancers from throughout the Southern Crescent. In its sixth year, the company offers a new and exciting presentation of the traditional Christmas story, which in itself tells of family and community. Read More»

Karettis Industries offers quality, custom designed stone and tile work

Whether you are looking to remodel your bathroom or kitchen or you just need some deck staining or pressure washing, Karettis Industries can handle the task. They also can do radiant attic coating for keeping the cool temperatures in the summer and heat in during the winter. Owned by Nick Karettis, a native of Athens, Greece, Karettis Industries has been creating tile designs and remodeling local residences since 1983 and in the metro Atlanta area since 2005. Read More»

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