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Market Day in Fayetteville, Aug. 21

Mark your calendar and plan to take time out of your busy day this Saturday, Aug. 21, for the 3rd Market Day event of 2010 at the Gazebo area in Downtown Fayetteville. “Last month, over 53 vendors participated and it just keeps growing,” said Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator. Read More»

Theatre training program accepting applications

Pictured are Maggie Spears, Fayetteville, Kathleen Balmes, Mallory Hu, Henry Bentley, Maria McCranie, Peachtree City, and Alexa Echevarria, Newnan. Photo/Special.

The Twilight Theatre is now accepting applications for their 2010-2011 Apprentice Company. In its third year, the Mission of the Twilight Theatre Apprentice Company is to expose young people to the full spectrum of theater through example, education and experience while reinforcing important life skills such as teamwork, cooperation, dependability, responsibility, accountability, and respect. Read More»

Grand Funk Railroad to play The Villages Aug. 28

Grand Funk Railroad will peform at the Villages Amphitheater, 301 LaFayette Avenue, in Fayetteville, on Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. There are a range of tickets available: lawn seats are $30 and reserved seating is $39, with tiered tables for eight people available for $400 and orchestra tables at $500.  Please call 770-719-4173 for more information.   The web site is http://www.villagesamphitheater.com. Read More»

Moovie Night at The Villages, Aug. 20

Fayetteville Main Street is giving the kids one more night of summer fun when it hosts the second “Moovie Night” of 2010 this Friday, Aug. 20, at the Villages Amphitheater. Beginning at 7 p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, games and movies. Read More»

Army Ground Forces band in PTC, Aug. 19

Army Ground Forces band in PTC, Aug. 19

The Army Ground Forces Band will perform at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater Thursday, Aug. 19. Enjoy an evening of music under the stars featuring the works of John Williams, William Schuman, Saint-Saens, and the march king himself, John Philip Sousa. The concert is free to the public and no tickets are required. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m.
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International festival seeks vendors

The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking artisans, performers and food and craft vendors with an international flair. The 2010 International Festival and Rotary Dragon Boat Races will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Drake Field.

Those attending will enjoy a taste of culture, food and art from around the world. The festival is a vision that is coming to life again this year.  The objective is to raise the awareness of our cultural diversity and increase interest in international commerce though the interaction of the community, business, and the arts. Read More»

Big Band sounds at Southside Theatre

Former Palmetto resident and Campbell High School (of Fairburn) graduate, Robert Ray will appear in concert at the Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn for two nights only - Aug. 20 and 21.

Ray is a four-time NYC Cabaret nominee and in Atlanta he has produced and directed the “75th Anniversary of the Fox Theatre” along with special concerts for Underground’s Peach Drop, WSB’s Christmas Parade and Lenox Square’s 4th of July Celebrations. Read More»

Raiders of the Lost Ark showing at The Fred Sat.

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»

Mountain man

Glenn Valencia.

PTC cyclist tackled The Rockies

People in Fayette County have heard numerous tales involving superhuman displays of physical endurance before. These pages have told the tales of people who have ridden bicycles from coast to coast, hiked the Appalachian Trail and run countless marathons, triathlons and triathlon marathons (just kidding, we’re not sure if that’s even a real thing ... yet...). Adding his name to the list of people who have pushed themselves to the limit is Peachtree City resident Glenn Valencia, a participant in Ride the Rockies this year. Read More»

Choose a race as a goal

Michael Boylan's picture

Running is all well and good but it helps to have a destination.

Once I started my running regimen with the Couch to 5K app, I knew I wanted to have a 5K race to enter at the end of it. Luckily, there was the All-American 5K in Peachtree City coming up close to the end of the program. I knew that I would be ready and wouldn’t embarrass myself in the race. I wasn’t going to win it or even win my age group, but I wouldn’t be clutching my side and walking across the finish line dead last either. Read More»

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