Dining

Chili Fest in Fayetteville Saturday

Fayette Shrine Club and Fayetteville Main Street will host the second annual Old Courthouse Chili Fest and Competition on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville on Saturday, October 20 beginning at noon. Over 25 different cooks will be competing and showcasing their best chili and salsa recipes.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, and the public will also vote to select a people’s choice award for chili and a people’s choice award for salsa. Read More»

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

The carnival will have rides for all ages beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 23. Several types of vendors ranging from arts and crafts to fun things for the kids to do like games, crazy hair and face painting will be available.

The Founders Day celebration itself starts Friday.

Also on the Founders Day menu: Several food vendors such as barbecue, funnel cakes, Italian ice, Philly cheese steaks, cotton candy, candy apples and much more.

Friday night there will be a seven-piece band, Satin Finish, to sing and dance the way into the night. Read More»

‘You sure you want me to eat this?’

‘You sure you want me to eat this?’

Lydia Damron (L), age 6 months, and 11-month-old Brooks Casey, both from Fayetteville, could hardly resist the attraction on Aug. 18 of being surrounded by all kinds of fresh produce supplied by Holland’s Farm of Thomaston and Meadowlark Gardens of Griffin, mainstays of Fayetteville Market Day. Photo/Ben Nelms.

First Market Day in Fayetteville this year is in the bag

First Market Day in Fayetteville this year is in the bag

Downtown Fayetteville was packed with shoppers June 16 for the year’s first Market Day event. Along with the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, shoppers chose from a variety of other offerings and were able to check out the vehicles at the Andy Buffington Car Show. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Singer/songwriter and Heritage Christian Church worship leader Jason Bowen provided the musical entertainment June 15 at the heavily attended Lunch on the Lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Fayetteville to host Market Day downtown Saturday

Fayetteville’s Market Day is a great place to pick up homemade and homegrown products. Photo/File.

This Saturday, June 16 is the first Market Day event of 2012, along with the Andy Buffington Car Show, as Fayetteville Main Street welcomes everyone to the Lane Brown Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville to browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products. Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, fresh produce and birdhouses, and some delicious desserts are available for sale to the public. Read More»

Fayetteville hosting ‘Lunch on the Lawn’ event this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street will be holding its second Lunch on the Lawn event this Friday, June 15. This is a wonderful opportunity to take a break from your busy schedules, and enjoy the beautiful weather and great music on the Historic Courthouse Lawn.

The MOM’s Club of Fayetteville will be selling baked goods to help with their fundraising to purchase playground equipment for the Church Street Park Playground Improvement Project. Read More»

Main Street Newnan holds ‘Summer Wined Up’

Main Street Newnan is proud to announce the fourth annual wine event “Summer Wined Up” previously known as “Wine About the Economy”. The event is scheduled for June 15 from 5-9 pm. Twenty-one merchants have signed up to participate each featuring a different wine.

This year’s event has a new name according to Main Street Manager, JoAnn Gentry.

“The merchants are looking forward to summer in downtown and we decided ‘Summer Wined Up’ not only reflects their optimism but also gets people ‘wined’ up about happenings in downtown Newnan this summer,” Gentry said. Read More»

‘Taste of Fayette’ makes you want to dance

‘Taste of Fayette’ makes you want to dance

It was impossible to know how many people attended the Fayette Fine Art Show, Taste of Fayette and a Taste of Living History held in downtown Fayetteville last weekend. But of the thousands that swarmed the downtown area, this group of amateur dancers decided to make a spontaneous addition to the long list of festivities. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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