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World War II Heritage Days

April 29, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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I am a child of the 1940s and the product of a World War II veteran and the girl he met when he returned home from the war. This weekend I’m taking my eight-year-old daughter Brianna to World War II Heritage Days in Peachtree City to immerse her in some of that history and hopefully bring it to life for her.

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Family Tradition and the Academy Awards

February 26, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Movies and watching the annual Academy Awards is as much a part of my family history as Indiana high school basketball and the Indy 500. Just like in Hollywood, it was a big event in our household. We always took a nap in the afternoon so we could stay up and watch the awards show. [...]

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Don’t Miss Twilight Theater’s “Broadway by Candlelight”

February 17, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Don’t miss Twilight Theatre’s “Broadway by Candlelight,” a candlelit production of show tunes about love and lovers, performing February 18, 19, and 20th.

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The Marvelous Wonderettes at The Legacy Theatre

February 4, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Last weekend, I took Brianna to see the Legacy Theatre’s production of “The Marvelous Wonderettes.” 50s and 60s music, a high school prom, and big skirts and hair. She loved it!

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Sweet Auburn and Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS

January 17, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Sweet Auburn, once one of the most prosperous and influential African-American communities in the country, is now part of the MLK, Jr. National Historic Site.

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Seeing Stars at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

January 6, 2011 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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I’m not sure I can find any other movie star’s footprints at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre as easily as Clark Gable’s but let’s just say, I know my way around.

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A Christmas Story Ends for Another Year

December 30, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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In my favorite Christmas movie, A Christmas Story, Ralphie’s house, neighborhood, school, and trials of winter are straight out of my Indiana childhood.

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An Ode to the Winter Solstice

December 21, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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The winter solstice is my favorite day of the year. It may have been born when I explored Stonehenge on a dreary, windy, English summer day about 15 years ago.

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Holiday Traditions in Downtown Atlanta

December 4, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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From parades to ice skating to holiday performances to riding Priscilla the Pink Pig, Atlanta hosts a number of traditional events during the holiday season.

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Baby Loves Disco Lemonade Tour

November 5, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Dance with your baby as the Baby Loves Disco Lemonade Tour 2010 stops in Atlanta Sunday, November 7, to raise awareness and money for finding a cure for childhood cancer.

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Tour Apple Alley in the North Georgia Mountains

October 13, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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I’ve spent a lot of time touring agricultural areas in the state, and Hillcrest Orchards and Mercier Orchards are two of my favorite spots to visit along Apple Alley in the North Georgia Mountains during the Fall harvest.

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The Great Georgia Airshow

October 9, 2010 by Sherri Smith Brown  
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Gravity defying jets, thundering jet trucks, vintage warbirds and a one-of-a- kind wingwalking performance promises thrills at the Great Georgia Airshow at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

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