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The Guess Who to perform in Fayetteville

The Guess Who to perform in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- The Guess Who will be the next big act to grace the Southern Ground Amphitheater stage.

The Canadian rock band is best known for a string of hits from the late 1960s and early 1970s, including "American Woman" and "These Eyes."

The Guess Who will perform Saturday, July 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $20 to $30 for seats, and $250 to $400 for tables.

Visit southerngroundamp.com for more information or to buy tickets.

Southern Ground Amphitheater is located at 301 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville.

Crossroads Guitar Festival film coming to Atlanta

Crossroads Guitar Festival film coming to Atlanta

(WXIA) -- Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 was held at Madison Square Garden in April.

Those who missed this gathering of legendary guitarists can still experience it -- without leaving metro Atlanta.

A special film presentation of the festival will screen at several theaters on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. It features behind-the-scenes footage and some of the best concerts from the two-day jam session.

Musicians featured in the film include Gregg Allman, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Keith Urban and, of course, Eric Clapton.

"The Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival has long been one of the premiere events in music, and communities of fans nationwide will enjoy the ultimate concert experience on the big screen with amazing sound and front row seats," Dan Diamond, senior vice president of business development for NCM Fathom, said in a statement. Fathom will host the Aug. 13 film screenings.

Rep. Paul Broun to speak at Republican breakfast

Rep. Paul Broun to speak at Republican breakfast

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Rep. Paul Broun will speak at this month's Fayette County Republican Party breakfast.

Broun, who represents Georgia's 10th District, is a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat that Saxby Chambliss will vacate next year. As a medical doctor, he is uniquely qualified to discuss several issues facing Americans, primarily health care.

The breakfast will be held Saturday, July 6 at 8:30 a.m., at the Fayetteville IHOP. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Visit fayettecountyrepublicanparty.com for more information.

The Fayetteville IHOP is located at 705 North Jeff Davis Drive.

Josh Groban film to have encore screening

Josh Groban film to have encore screening

ATLANTA -- A film of Josh Groban's February concert at New York City's Allen Room will return to metro Atlanta in July.

All That Echoes Artist Cut will be screened in select theaters on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. The movie includes the entire Feb. 4 concert, as well as a behind-the-scenes journey through production of Groban's sixth studio album, All That Echoes, and a Q&A session with the singer's fans.

"The event will include a lot of new footage, a huge amount of behind-the-scenes of the making of 'All That Echoes' and everything that went into it," Groban said in a statement. "If you weren't able to go last time, maybe you can come this time, and if you did go last time and you want to do it again, come bring a friend."

Car show to be held on 1st Market Day

Car show to be held on 1st Market Day

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- The very first Fayetteville Market Day of 2013 will be held this Saturday, June 15.

Market Day will include the usual local vendors, and will also feature the Andy Buffington Car Show.

"Our Market Day has been very successful and our vendors are excited to be a part of this open air market where you can find just about anything you are looking for," Fayetteville Main Street coordinator Joyce Waits said in a statement. "We are very excited that our Fayetteville residents want to support local growers and entrepreneurs."

Market Day is held the third Saturday of every month through September, and the fourth Saturday in October, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lane Brown Gazebo in downtown Fayetteville.

School system to hold career expo

School system to hold career expo

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Fayette County Public Schools will hold a career expo next week.

The fair will be Wednesday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lafayette Education Center.

Learn more at fayettechamber.org.

Lafayette Education Center is located at 205 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville.

Celtic weekend at Renaissance festival

Celtic weekend at Renaissance festival

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- The 2013 Georgia Renaissance Festival continues with a Celtic celebration for those with Scottish heritage -- and anyone who wishes they were Scottish too!

On May 4-5, festival attendees are invited to dress in their best Celtic attire. There will be a special sheepherding exhibition and swordfighting show.

The festival will also host a haggis eating contest for anyone brave enough to try the infamous dish cooked inside a sheep's stomach. The contest will be held Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m.; a grand prize of two passes to Stone Mountain Park is at stake.

Learn more about the festival and buy advance tickets at garenfest.com. All the fun is located at 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road in Fairburn.