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AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest open

AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest open

ATLANTA -- Calling all artists: the AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest is now accepting entries.

Designers have until Friday, Feb. 28 to submit their works of art. All entries will be whittled down to five finalists, which will be unveiled on ajc.com/peachtree on Saturday, Mar. 15.

No one will see the winning design until race day, when it will adorn tens of thousands of finishers' T-shirts.

"The AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest is a great way to showcase the work of our local artists, and we are always impressed with the entries we receive," Atlanta Track Club interim executive director Sue Payne said in a statement.

Whoever wins the contest receives $1,000, while each of the four finalists gets $100.

Journey cover band to play at The Fred

Journey cover band to play at The Fred

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Departure, a Journey tribute band, is the latest group to grace The Fred's stage.

The group will play at Peachtree City's amphitheater on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $20 to $40 and can be purchased at ticketalternative.com.

Departure is one of the most respected Journey cover bands in the country. Its lead singer, Brian Williams, has received universal praise for its voice and on-stage movements, all of which perfectly mimic those of former Journey lead singer Steve Perry.

Shakerag Festival returns this weekend

Shakerag Festival returns this weekend

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Peachtree City's popular Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival will return this weekend.

The event will be held at Shakerag Knoll on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22 from noon to 5 p.m.

Admission is free. Attendees will be treated to dozens of vendors, food for purchase and a children's area.

Shakerag Knoll is located on McIntosh Trail next to the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater.

Paul Revere & the Raiders to perform at The Fred

Paul Revere & the Raiders to perform at The Fred

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Paul Revere & the Raiders will bring their Where the Action Is Tour to Peachtree City this weekend.

The group will perform at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater on Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m. The show will also feature Mary Wilson of The Supremes, The Association and Mitch Ryder.

Tickets range in price from $40 to $100 and can be purchased at amphitheater.org.

The Fred is located at 201 McIntosh Trail.

Teen production of 'Les Misérables' at The Fred this weekend

Teen production of 'Les Misérables' at The Fred this weekend

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Twilight Theatre will hold its third production of Les Misérables at Peachtree City's Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater this weekend.

The cast consists of 65 local teenagers, plus a live orchestra, telling the classic story of Jean Valjean, Inspector Javert and a student uprising in 1830s France.

Performances will be Friday, July 5; Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, all at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and military. Visit thetwilighttheatre.com for more information or to buy tickets.

The Fred is located at 201 McIntosh Trail.

Extras needed for 'Drop Dead Diva'

Extras needed for 'Drop Dead Diva'

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- "Drop Dead Diva," the hit Lifetime series that films in Peachtree City, is looking for extras.

RELATED | Extras casting calls in Atlanta

The show is currently looking for stand-ins, bar patrons and a stenographer, among other roles.

Visit facebook.com/billmarinellacasting for all the details. Casting directors need contact information and three recent photographs from everyone who's interested.

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

In support and partnership with The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Life & Relationship Strategist, Author and Speaker,Kenny Pugh (http://www.kennypugh.com) will launch Abstinence Matters