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Motown legends appearing in Fayetteville

Motown's sweet sounds will resonate through Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

On July 12, Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville hosts an evening of R&B classics with The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards. Opening for the Temps is Atlanta-based group, Soulhound. Read More»

'Music Man' opens in Tyrone Friday

Tickets are going fast for Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, the classic musical theatre hit perfect for the whole family. Full of show stopping numbers including “Trouble,” “My White Knight,”and “76 Trombones,” audiences are sure to delight in this large, feel-good favorite. Read More»

Beach Boys bring summer sounds to The Fred

The Beach Boys bring their summer sounds to Peachtree City Saturday night. Photo/Special.

It’s a great weekend of rock and roll hits at The Fred! From the Eagles “Hotel California” to the Beach Boys “Surfin’ USA,” The Fred will be cranking out the hits from two mega groups from the past July 11 with Hotel California and Saturday, July 12 with the Beach Boys. And to add even more excitement to the night, actor and ex-teen idol John Stamos will be joining the Beach Boys on stage on July 12. Read More»

Amateur radio operators hold field day in Senoia

Amateur radio operators hold field day in Senoia

Members of the Fayette County Amateur Radio Club met June 28 at the stone lodge at Marimac Lakes Park in Senoia for the American Radio Relay League’s Annual Field Day event where “ham” operators talk with their counterparts across North America. Among those present for the 24-hour event were, from left, Fayetteville resident Robert Burton, Peachtree City resident Steve Yothment, Senoia resident Bill Lackey and Brooks resident Jim Burchfield. Photo/Ben Nelms.

12,000 expected in Senoia for music festival

A scene from last year's festival. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Looking for a wealth of music, food and entertainment this weekend? Look no further than the Senoia Social in downtown Senoia. The day long event begins Saturday at 11 a.m. and runs until 2 a.m.

The main focus of the day-long social will be live performances by artists such as The Stellas with special guests Lennon and Maisy, John Driskell Hopkins and Brighter Side, Humming House, Paris Luna, Reuben’s Bell, Best Brothers Band and Jayron Weaver. Read More»

Celtic Christmas concert set for Dec. 13

It will be a festive holiday season with a Celtic Christmas playing The Fred. Photo/Special.

Kelly Porter Productions has announced that their second concert at The Fred will take place on December 13 starring Lisa Kelly, and featuring special guests as well as members of the Lisa Kelly Voice Academy and the newly formed Dance Academy.

Multi-platinum selling recording artist, singer and actor, Lisa Kelly, hails from Dublin, Ireland and is best known to audiences worldwide through her performances with Irish music phenomenon Celtic Woman.

Tickets are now on sale. and may be purchased at either the Fred Box Office or online at ticketalternative.com. Read More»

'Princess and the Pea' opens July 11

 Member’s of Saturday’s Cast for “The Princess and the Pea,” Queen Penelope- Alison Chambers, Jester- Tammy Barton, King Rudolph - Zach Schaefer. Photo/Special.

A Company of Friends Theatrical Productions presents their professional troupe in the hilarious, audience participation, musical production “The Princess and the Pea” accompanied by a fun after show party at the Royal Castle.

Come meet all the zany characters of the kingdom and share in the fun of this 45-minute musical that has been touring Georgia since late May to audience cheers and standing room only performance. You will meet the kind King Rudolph (Zach Shaefer) and stuck-up Queen Penelope (Jennifer Doxey on Friday and Alison Chambers on Saturday), who loves the color red. Read More»

Farm to Table cooks for Southern Conservation Trust

Rick Minter, owner of Minter’s Farm, takes Farm to Table guests on a tour of the premises. Photo/Bonnie Hester.

By BONNIE HESTER
Intern for The Citizen

On Thursday, June 19, the Southern Conservation Trust (SCT) held their fourth annual “Farm to Table” event at Minter’s Farm, located off Ga. Highway 92 South in Inman. The event consisted of a dinner prepared for guests by local chefs from only fresh and locally grown produce.

The food was so fresh, in fact, that much of it had been harvested within 24 to 48 hours prior to the event, according to SCT member Meredith Martin.
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