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A touch of Vegas comes to The Fred Saturday

It will feel like old-school Las Vegas in Peachtree City Saturday night. Photo/Submitted.

What happens in Vegas...all started with The Rat Pack. This spirited show recreates one of the famous “Summit at the Sands” nights when swingin’, ring-a-ding group known as “The Rat Pack” was creating hipster legend with a free-wheeling, no-holds-barred nightclub act starring Vegas’ four favorite sons: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. Read More»

Taste of Fayette is Sunday

Hundreds are expected to sample tastes this weekend. Photo/Submitted,

Fayetteville Main Street is proud to present another fall edition of the annual Taste of Fayette. Happening Sept.14 around the Lane Brown Gazebo on the downtown Fayetteville square, the event features local restaurants selling samples of their finest offerings. “Tastes” range from .50 to $3 each, offering snack-sized bites to sample or even a full lunch plate. Read More»

Divas Half Marathon arrives in PTC

Graphic from the official website for the race events.

Boas, tiaras at finish line

The Divas Half Marathon and 5K national race series arrives in Peachtree City this weekend, and even before Read More»

Skateboard artistry

Skateboard artistry

Peachtree City resident Adam Barteski was one of many skateboarders participating Aug. 30 in the second annual Opekuat Great Skate Across Peachtree City. The event led boarders to the new skate park at Shakerag Knoll where more than 80 people gathered to get an up-close look at some high-flying skills. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Trivia time

Trivia time

Trivia Fridays are back at the Fayette Senior Center. Anywhere from 16 to 20 players are on hand at 1:30 p.m. to try their luck at answering all 24 questions each week. There are no prizes, except bragging rights.. Standing is Linda Abbott, who provides the worldwide provocative questions. From left M. T. Allen, Mary Minicucci, and Glen Allen. Photo/Carolyn Cary.

'Oklahoma' opens this week

Jakson Mulhall (Will Parker), Brian Walsh (Ali Hakim) and Alison Chambers (Ado Annie). Photo/Submitted.

The Front Porch Players stage will come alive on September 5, 6, 7, 12,13, & 14 with some hootin’ and a hollerin’ as they proudly present the perennial classic, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s” Oklahoma! “Featuring a 23-person cast and crew comprised of residents from Henry, Clayton, Fulton, Fayette, and even Gwinnett counties, the production will take place at the Family Center of the First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro. Read More»

Bret Michaels to rock The Fred

Bret Michaels to rock The Fred

Bret Michaels will be rolling into Peachtree City on Sept. 6 when he brings his 2014 “Let’s Rock” tour to The Fred Brown Amphitheater.

Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.

He was born in the small town of Butler, Pa. March 15, 1963. Read More»

‘Sordid Lives’ kicks off fall season for Newnan Theatre

Terri Peters and Melanie Jessel as Noleta and LaVonda in Del Shore’s “Sordid Lives”. Photo/Submitted.

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“It is said that funerals bring out the best and the worst in people,” said Tony Daniel, artistic director of Newnan Theatre Company. “And everyone in Winters, Texas, proves this adage to be true.”

Del Shores’ “Sordid Lives” opens Aug. 28 and runs through Sept. 7. Daniel is directing, assisted by Drew Turner.

“This is one of the most absurdly funny plays that Del Shores has ever written,” said Daniel. “He also wrote ‘Daddy’s Dyin’ (Who’s Got the Will?)’ which we performed here at NTC a few years ago.” Read More»

Free screening of 'Rio 2' is Saturday night

Free screening of 'Rio 2' is Saturday night

Bring the family and join everyone for a freeoutdoor movie, “Rio 2”on a giant 36-foot screen at Drake Field, just to the left of the Peachtree City Library.

The movie is open to the public and begins at dark. Arrive early to enjoy the pre-show music and activities.

Concessions are available, but feel free to bring your picnic baskets and coolers. Alcohol is not permitted. The movie is presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Read More»