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‘Princess Tea Party’ returns in August

From left are Aaliyah Miles, Mallory Hu, Natalia Zmudzin, Carolyn Balkovetz, Sarah Fender, Amanda Lindsey, Paige McCauley, Paige Smith, Kelly Blackmon, and Julia Stitt. Photo/Special.

The Twilight Theatre Company will present its third annual production of “A Princess Tea Party” at the Historic Train Depot in Fayetteville on August 13 and 14.  This show is perfect for mothers, daughters, grandmothers and granddaughters.  “A Princess Tea Party” brings together favorite fairytale princesses, who share stories and songs about living, loving, and dreaming big. Read More»

PTC Adventure Camp kids see aquarium life close up

PTC Adventure Camp kids see aquarium life close up

Youngsters in the Peachtree City Summer Adventure Camp run by the recreation department got an underwater view of aquatic life recently at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. Campers have participated in a host of activities including flash mob performance art at CNN Center in addition to other trips and events. Photo/Special.

Pickin’ on the square in Newnan

Pickin’ on the square in Newnan

It was like a slice of bluegrass heaven July 16 as acoustic musicians from around the Coweta County area made their to the Historic Courthouse in Newnan. Now a mainstay for free, improvised musical entertainment, Pickin’ on the Square happens year-round on the first the third Saturdays each month beginning at 11 a.m. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sunflowers over my shoulders . . .

Sunflowers over my shoulders . . .

Walter Mills must have the biggest green thumb in Fayetteville. The impromptu gardener’s home on Kathi Avenue is the site of a wealth of mammoth sunflowers that reach upwards of 12 feet in height. Mills in other locations on the property adjacent to Frances Stone Interiors also grows a host of the plants, including his favorite, gourds. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Some stars and stripes with your fresh vegetables?

Some stars and stripes with your fresh vegetables?

Market Day in downtown Fayetteville continues to expand its offerings that includes items such as fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, jellies, honey, woodworking crafts and jewelry. The July 16 event was no exception, with hundreds of people filling the gazebo area. The remaining Market Day events for 2011 will be held on Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 29. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Local theaters stage productions based on popular children’s books

Dianne Mitchell, L, and Stephen Odom in “Seussical.” Photo/Special.

There are a lot of plays that are based on popular children’s books and several of them are on stage at local theaters this weekend.

Southside Theatre Guild in historic, downtown Fairburn, presents the musical comedy “Seussical” for three weekends, July 21, 22, 23, 24; July 29, 30, 31; August 5, 6, 7.  Join the hilarious misadventures of the Cat (in the Hat) and the adventures of JoJo from the planet of Who, and Horton from the jungle of Nool as they try to keep the Whos alive!  Read More»

TCBY’s newly restored truck delivers street treats

TCBY of Peachtree City owner Mike Murtaugh, right, with son, John, and the TCBY truck. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Since opening at the Braelinn Village Shopping Center in Peachtree City, TCBY has won over a lot of fans with their delicious treats and funky decor. It was only a matter of time before owner Mike Murtaugh was asked if he could bring some of that TCBY magic to fundraising events at schools, churches and other community activities. Read More»

Sister’s Sweet Creations hope to be part of many memorable occasions

Sister’s Sweet Creations hope to be part of many memorable occasions

Sister’s Sweet Creations is a full service bakery located at 2000 Shakerag Hill, Suite B in Peachtree City. Owned by Catherine Simpson, the bakery offers fresh baked cakes, cupcakes, cookies, breakfast pastries, wedding cakes, specialty cakes, gift baskets and much more. Read More»

Local band to open for Roy Clark

Mike Mullis, a Tyrone resident, has been playing guitar since the age of five. Two of his bandmates in Sons-N-Britches, Daron Meek and Rocky Barnes, have been playing in bands since the age of seven. Their long musical career has seen them tour the southeast as members of the bands Southern Smoke and Kennesaw, opening for such acts as Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride and Travis Tritt. This Saturday, Sons-N-Britches, the band that reformed a few years back after Kennesaw called it quits, opens for country music legend, Roy Clark. Read More»

Roy Clark comes to The Villages July 23

Roy Clark comes to The Villages July 23

On Saturday night, July 23, The Villages Amphitheater brings the country music legend and Grand Ole’ Opry member, Roy Clark, to the Fayetteville stage. Read More»

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