Weekender: See & Do

• Newnan Unplugged - Ten East Washington will host its third installment of Newnan Unplugged tonight. The lineup will include Paige McCauley, Mark Lyle, George Britt, Hope Sonam, Patrick Thompson and Nathan Sennett. The allacoustic sets will consist entirely of original music. Newnan Unplugged runs 8-10 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Ten East Washington is aptly located at 10 E. Washington St. in downtown Newnan. They can be reached at 770-502-9100. Visit Newnan Unplugged's Facebook page for more information.

• The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater

in Peachtree City welcomes Grand Funk Railroad and Spin Doctors on Aug. 10. Grand Funk Railroad gained popularity in the '70s with hits like 'Some Kind of Wonderful' and 'We're an American Band.' Spin Doctors, known for their '90s hits 'Two Princes' and 'Little Miss Can't be Wrong,' will open for Grand Funk Railroad, bringing their catchy alternative rock flavor with them. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.amphitheater. org. For more information call 770-631-0630.

• '90s country music staple Doug Stone

comes to Grazing Here in Peachtree City on Aug. 8 at 8:30 p.m. Stone had a string of No. 1 hits in the '90s including 'In a Different Light,' 'A Jukebox with a Country Song' and 'Why Didn't I Think of That.' Admission is $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Seating is limited. Go to www.grazinghere.com for more information or call 770-486-2696.

• Corner Arts Gallery & Studio will be host for a reception honoring artist David Gunter 5-7 p.m. Aug 10. Working with different concepts and subjects, Gunter paints using realism with design elements. He uses a balance of colors, shapes and added textures and paints mostly in oils on canvas and masonite boards, plus other media such as acrylics/airbrush and watercolors. His work will be displayed at Corner Arts Gallery during August.

• Tarzan at Legacy - The Legacy Theatre's 'Tarzan' will be in production until Aug 4. It is based on the hit Disney movie of the same name, as well as on a series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Legacy brings to the life the story of a jungle boy raised by gorillas who finally encounters man and comes to grips with his identity. The Legacy Theatre is at 1175 Senoia Road in Tyrone. For tickets and showtimes, call 404-895-1473 or go to www.thelegacytheatre. org.

• Former Broadway Performer and award winning New York cabaret star Robert Ray returns to his hometown Fairburn, Ga., with a brand new show on Aug 23-24. The Southside Theatre will host Ray's 'Singing the 70s,' featuring seven of Atlanta's top musicians backing Ray as he performs an array of '70s classics. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tickets are $27 for seniors, $30 general admission and $40 in patron seating (first four rows). For details call 404-284-0967 or go to http://bpt.me/398971 to order online. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

• The Alamo will host the music of Leonard Washington tonight, Down Stream on Saturday and The Alamo's 9th year anniversary with The Corbitt Brother Band on Aug. 9. All events start at 9:30 p.m.

• Southern Ground Social Club brings Ohio country artist Zach Paxson to Senoia tonight and Macon alternative country rockers

Back City Woods Saturday night. Both shows start at 9, carry a $5 cover charge and are 21 and up. For more information call 770-727-9072.

• 'The Walking Dead' tours and autographs - The Georgia Mercantile Company in Senoia will host a meet-and-greet with 'Walking Dead' zombie Chris Thompson this Saturday. Georgia Mercantile Company is located at 42 Main St. in Senoia. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free to the public. After 5 p.m., there will be a Walking the Walking Dead meet-and-greet at The Veranda. For more information on both events, call 77-0-599-0091.

- Compiled by Bradley Hartsell



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