Things to do-Nov.18-Dec.16

Things to do-Nov.18-Dec.16

November

November 18

Tickets for Lisa Kelly’s Celtic Spring Concert go on sale today at 9 a.m. The concert is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, at the Fred in Peachtree City.
Tickets may be purchased at ticketalternative.com or at 877-725-8849. Reserved seats range from $40-$50 and lawn seats may be purchased for $35. Gold and Belgard Tables are priced at $390 and seat six. Belgard Tables may be upgraded to seat eight by purchasing additional seats for $65 each. Picnic Tables are priced at $330 for six and can be upgraded to seat eight for an additional $55 per seat.
Kelly is a multi-platinum-selling recording artist, singer and actor who hails from Ireland and is best known to audiences worldwide through her performances with Irish music phenomenon Celtic Woman.
For further information, visit www.amphitheater.org or the amphitheater’s Facebook page.

November 19

Walk With a Doc is today at 8 a.m. in the parking lot near Partners II Pizza, Aberdeen Village, 215 Northlake Drive in Peachtree City. Walk with a Doc is an opportunity for community members to “walk and talk” with doctors and health professionals at a designated location. The program lasts approximately one hour, and offers a casual, enjoyable and personable experience with a doctor. The walk will feature new breast surgeon, Dr. Melanie Crutchfield Whitten, who will take five minutes to talk on a health topic; participants can ask questions freely for the remainder of the session. The group gathers in the parking lot at 8 a.m. and the walk begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. It is free and pre-registration is encouraged. Walks will occur the third Saturday of each month through November. For more information, go to piedmont.org/patients-visitors/walk-with-a-doc.

November 20

The public is invited to attend the Fayette County Historical Society meeting today at 3 p.m. to enjoy the stories of writer Lee St. John. A graduate of Georgia Southern University, St. John began her professional life at the Atlanta office of the international advertising agency McCann-Erickson. When her desire to become a copywriter didn’t come to fruition, she left to pursue her master’s in English at Georgia State University and her master’s in secondary English education at the University of Georgia. and became a Gifted education consultant in Georgia. All of her books are wild excursions about her deviated point of view regarding the life she has led so far. Nothing is sacred in her books – she pokes fun at everything and everybody. She has been at the No. 1 position in humor and memoirs for her first book several times in the last year. The Fayette County Historical Society is headquartered at 195 Lee Street in Fayetteville. For more information, visit www.fayettehistoricalsociety.com.

The public is invited view the HO version the Pittsburgh Union Railroad at an open house today from 1-5 p.m. at 162 Interlochen Drive in Peachtree City.
The model railroad layout is in multiple rooms covering 39 feet by 26 feet. Bridges, tunnels, mountains, extensive landscaping, and over 80 feet of industrial, city, and country mural set the theme for the design.
Watch multiple locomotives from the steam and diesel era traverse the rails, all digitally controlled. Professional RR engineers and operators are on hand to answer your questions. This event will also celebrate National Model Railroad Month. Donations of non-perishable food items to be donated to the Midwest Food Bank are welcome.

Nothing says Christmas like the sounds of Frank Sinatra. “Christmas My Way” opens Nov. 18 at the Legacy and runs through Dec. 18. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Adult tickets start at $30 and can be purchased as a single ticket or as part of a 4-show season subscription at the discounted price of $100. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased at www.thelegacytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 404-895-1473.
The Legacy Theatre is located at 1175 Senoia Rd. in Tyrone.

November 21

“Face-to-Face with Facebook” is today from1-2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail).
This intro to Facebook will have you linked into social media right away. This is designed for beginners who want to learn the very basics of Facebook, what it’s all about, and how you get it to work. Learn how to create an account, find friends, and navigate the page so you can keep up with all your family and friends.This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number, and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. For more information, visit www.fayss.org.

November 28

Christmas is coming and Piedmont Fayette is excited to kick off the holiday season. The second annual Great Piedmont Fayette Tree Lighting is today from 6-7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
The event will take place on the east side of the hospital and will feature kids singing Christmas carols, warm refreshments, a visit from Santa and even more surprises.

November 29

“O Christmas Tea” is today and will provide a delicious way to support Community Welcome House, which provides support services for victims of domestic violence. Ballerinas from Peachtree City School of Dance will perform scenes from “The Nutcracker. “Live music will include caroling and entertainment from the Masterworks Chorale and jazz guitar from Matt White. With a silent auction and high tea, this evening event for women, themed All is Bright, is a holiday favorite. Festivities are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Tickets are $90 each, and available at www.OChristmasTea.org until November 18.
 

December

December 1

The 10th annual Chair-ity Event benefiting The Children’s Village at Christian City is today from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 201 Aberdeen Pkwy. in Peachtree City. Tickets are available Nov. 1 and are $55 each. Sponsorship levels range from $250-$10,000.There will be a raffle drawing for an Infiniti Q50. Tickets are $25 each or five for $100.Artists, business leaders, volunteers and philanthropists come together each year to support The Children’s Village at Christian City at the Chair-ity event, featuring live jazz, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, silent auction and a raffle drawing to win a new Infiniti Q50 from Infiniti of South Atlanta. The raffle is hosted by South Side Atlanta Rotary Clubs.
All proceeds from both the Infiniti Raffle and the Chair-ity event will support children in need, victims of abuse and abandonment who now live safely at The Children’s Village at Christian City. The Infiniti raffle drawing will occur at the end of the event and you do not have to be present to win. Get more info and buy tickets at http://christiancity.org/special-events/chair-ity/ or contact Ashley Bonner at 678-466-1093 or ashleyb@christian-city.org.
Southside Theatre Guild will present “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)” by Steve Franco beginning today at 20 West Campbelltown Street in Fairburn.It is 6 p.m. and the Douglas family is busily preparing to be invaded by their quirky relatives for their annual Christmas Eve dinner. After robbing a neighborhood liquor store, high-strung and irritable Tony, and his dim-witted side-kick Vinny, find themselves in need of a place to briefly hide out. Using a ruse to gain entrance into the Douglas home, they suddenly find themselves in charge of an ever-growing list of family members that they are forced to hold hostage. From smart-aleck teenagers, to nosy neighbors, and bickering adults – the laughs (like the flow of people) are non-stop and we soon wonder who is holding who hostage.Performance dates are Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets can be purchased at www.STGplays.com. For reservation and general information, call 770-969-0956.

December 2

Christmas with the Southern Crescent Chorale has become a highly anticipated event for the south metro communities. After a sellout performance last season, the Chorale will be presenting two Christmas concerts for the community.Joined by the Peeples Elementary Chorus and Madras Middle School Singers, the Chorale will perform beloved Christmas favorites accompanied by a full professional orchestra. Sponsored by Bruce Dickerson – Edward Jones Investments Fayetteville, the concerts are scheduled for Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and senior adults (age 60 and over). All tickets are $25 at the door.
Tickets are available at the Fayetteville Library or at www.southerncrescentchorale.org.

December 3

Peachtree City will kick off the holiday season with the annual Hometown Holiday today. The fun starts at 5 p.m. at The Fred with a musical program featuring singing and dancing performances by local talent. Kids will enjoy participating in fun activities, and families can gather around the fire pits to make s’mores.Immediately following the program, attendees are encouraged to take their golf carts and follow Santa through the Trail of Lights to City Hall for the lighting of the tree and visits with Santa. Each child participating in the Trail of Lights will receive a free glow necklace to wear on the journey.

December 4

Harry Norman Realtors will present the third annual Fayette Humane Society Christmas Tour of Homes today from 1-5 p.m., showcasing six homes in Fayette County.
Tickets will go on sale Oct. 3 at a cost of $30 and will be available at the Harry Norman Realtor office, 120 Peachtree East Shopping Center in Peachtree City. The homes to be featured are located in six subdivisions in the area including Stoney Brook, Conservatory Pointe, Ashford Park, Greers Mountain, Highgrove and McNeil Farms. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to provide food, shelter and medical attention for the animals. For more information on the event visit www.fayettehumane.org, go to the Fayette Humane Society Christmas Tour of Homes Facebook page.

December 5

“Christmas in Bloom” is today from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). During this holiday season, consider adding living beauty to your decor through the addition a holiday house plants. These are a great addition to any home by providing beautiful ornamentals to display as decoration. A volunteer with the Extension Office will teach us about the types of plants to add to your homes this season and how to keep them thriving into the new year. This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information, visit www.fayss.org.

December 6

“Get to Know Fayette Senior Services” is today from10-10:30 a.m. at FSS’ Peachtree City location (McIntosh Place, 191 McIntosh Trail). Join in these monthly meetings to learn more about Fayette Senior Services’ Life Enrichment Center and social services. This is a great opportunity for those interested in becoming an FSS member to learn more about the benefits of membership. In addition, learn more about the social services offered by our organization and how to take advantage of them if needed. We are here to help you age well and live well.
This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information, visit www.fayss.org.

December 13

The young string players of the Fayette Fiddlers are celebrating their 25th year with a special Christmas concert. The free concert is today at 6:30 p.m. at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church near Stein Mart. Information: fiddlerfry@bellsouth.net or 678-480-4900.

December 15
“A Look at Piedmont Fayette” is today from 10-10:45 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive).
Join Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s CEO Michael Burnett as he gives updates on our local hospital. Michael will talk about the newest addition to the hospital, what new things are happening as well as the what to expect for the future of Piedmont. This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information, visit www.fayss.org.

December 16

“Weathering the Storm” is today at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail).
Have you ever wondered how weather warnings are made and what they mean? Gene Norman, meteorologist with Weather Call and former chief meteorologist with CBS 46, will clear up some common confusion around weather warnings. Get tips on severe weather safety and learn how warnings are issued and what they truly mean so you can create an effective weather safety plan.This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). FSS members and non-members welcome. For more information, visit www.fayss.org.