By Date Calendar: Activities in-and-around Coweta

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From Staff Reports

Below is our monthly calendar of events listed by their respective dates.

May 9-11  … THURSDAY-SATURDAY
The Nixon Centre
East Coweta High on Stage presents the Tony Award winning musical Once On This Island! The musical unfolds as a group of storytellers—caught in the midst of an unrelenting storm—recount the tale of Ti Moune, a Caribbean island country girl in love with an aristocrat who is sent on a transformative journey by the gods.

7 p.m. • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265
www.echoststage.info

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MAY 9-12 and 16-19 … THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS
The Sound of Music presented by the Newnan Theatre Company.
770-683-6282 • 24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263
https://www.newnantheatre.org

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MAY 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
Bridges of Madison County at Legacy Theatre
Performances Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m.;
Saturdays & Sundays at 3 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290
http://www.thelegacytheatre.org

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MAY 11  … SATURDAY
7th Annual 5K Race Soles For Cole (POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 3)
Fun for the entire family • Senoia
live music, food trucks, kids events, fireworks
3 p.m. Family fun day starts
6:15 p.m. Cole’s Dash (for kids)
6:30 p.m. 1 Mile Race starts
7 p.m. 5K Race begins
148 Pylant St. • Marimac Lakes Park, Senoia
www.solesforcole.com

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MAY 11  … SATURDAY
2019 Relay For Life of Coweta County (POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 10)
6 p.m. to Midnight at Coweta County Fairgrounds
275 Pine Road, Newnan, Georgia 30263
http://main.acsevents.org/

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MAY 11  … SATURDAY
Lisa Kelly at The Fred Amphitheatre.
770-631-0630 • 201 McIntosh Traill, Peachtree City, GA 30269
amphitheater.org

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MAY 11, June 8, & … SATURDAYS Night Market PTC
Night Market PTC is a monthly open to the public market, featuring music, entertainment, food and artists. 6 to 11 p.m. Weather permitting.
155 Willowbend Road, PTC, GA 30269

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MAY 11 … SATURDAY
Geocaching Workshop at The Bend
Come learn the basics of geocaching and get some tips on geocaching in the park from 10 to 11 a.m. Free, meet on visitor center porch!

Spring Craft at The Bend
Join our naturalist from 1 to 2 p.m. to make home made bird feeders just in time for spring! $3 per person, meet at visitor center porch.

Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list Saturdays in May from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list! $5 parking pass required.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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MAY 12  … SUNDAY
Mother’s Day

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MAY 17  … FRIDAY
Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion, at the Fred Amphitheatre
770-631-0630 • 201 McIntosh Trl, Peachtree City, GA 30269
amphitheater.org

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MAY 17 & 18  … FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Coweta Co. Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo
Coweta County Fairgrounds
275 Pine Road, Newnan, Georgia 30263

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MAY 18 … SATURDAY
Owl Pellet Dissection at The Bend
Join our naturalist from 12 to 1 p.m. to learn more about what owls eat and how they digest food. $5 per person, meet at visitor center porch.

Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list Saturdays in May from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Free. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list! $5 parking pass required.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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MAY 18  … SATURDAY
Newnan Unplugged
at Vinylyte Records. Performers include Parker Crutchfield, James Tyler Wallace, Charlie Hudgins, Mutt Cooper and JC Morris.
28 South Court Square, downtown Newnan

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MAY 18  … SATURDAY
Keris Kares Royal Run: The Birthday Edition!
Downtown Newnan 19 W Court Square, Newnan
Join us at the Greenville Street Park for a Princess and Superhero autograph session, bounce houses, face painting, and many more magical surprises. To Be A Sponsor email [email protected] or call 770-502-0200.

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MAY 19  … SUNDAY

Baccalaureate Services all schools,
Newnan High at First Baptist Church 2 p.m.;
Northgate High at Crossroads Church 2 p.m.;
East Coweta High at Crossroads Church (Hwy. 16) 3 p.m.

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MAY 20  … MONDAY
Coweta County Library System’s Summer Reading Challenge
registration open at any library. All ages (yes, even adults) are invited! And then … join the celebration
at the Central Library on Saturday, July 20.

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MAY 20  … MONDAY
Coweta FCA Golf Classic Fundraiser at Newnan Country Club
1356 Highway 29 North, Newnan, Georgia 30263

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MAY 22  … WEDNESDAY
Central Educational Center Dual Enrollment Graduation at The Nixon Centre
7 p.m.  •  1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265

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MAY 23  … THURSDAY
Newnan High School Graduation
7:30 p.m. at Drake Stadium
190 LaGrange St, Newnan, GA 30263

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MAY 24  … FRIDAY
Coweta Schools … Last Day of School

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MAY 24  … FRIDAY
Northgate High School Graduation
7:30 p.m. at Henry Seldon Stadium
3220 Fischer Rd, Newnan, GA 30265

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MAY 24 … FRIDAY
Black Jacket Symphony / Tribute to Journey at Sweetland Amphitheatre at Boyd Park.
110 Smith St., LaGrange GA 30240
www.sweetland.events/

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MAY 25  … SATURDAY
East Coweta High School Graduation
9 a.m. at Shoemake Stadium
400 Mccollum-Sharpsburg Rd., Sharpsburg

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MAY 25 … SATURDAY
Memorial Day Hike and Paddle at The Bend
Join us from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 per person, come to the visitor center for registration.

Memorial Day Ducky Race at The Bend
Rent a duck for the annual Memorial Day Ducky Race from 1 to 1:30 p.m.! Race will be held at the Wild Turkey Creek behind the office. Ducks are $1 each, and can be rented at the visitor center.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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May 25  … SATURDAYS
The Grantville Exchange Market Days
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
downtown Grantville

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May 25, JUNE 22 & … 4th SATURDAYS
Town Of Brooks Farmers’ Market
8:30 to 11:30 a.m., 4th Saturdays April – November
963 Hwy 85 Connector, Brooks, GA

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MAY 26 … SUNDAY
Memorial Day Hike and Paddle at The Bend
Join us from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 per person, come to the visitor center for registration. 770-254-7271 •  425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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MAY 27  … MONDAY
Memorial Day

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Early Voting Dates  for Special Election June 18, 2019
Monday~Friday,  May 28–June 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 8,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Early Voting Locations:
Voter Registration Office, 22 East Broad Street
East Side Advance Voting Site, 65 Literary Lane

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JUNE 1, JULY 6, AUG. 3 & … FIRST SATURDAYS
Market Days first Saturdays • April – December
Main Street Newnan’s Market Day is around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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JUNE 1  … SATURDAY
Southern Arc Dance Center will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz Musical with a performance of this classic at Wadsworth Auditorium at 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at their website or at the door … $15 general admission; children under 5 $8.
770-683-3725 • 25 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA 30263
www.southernarcdance.org

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JUNE 1  … SATURDAY
John Ford Coley & Firefall at Southern Ground Amphitheater.
770-719-4173 • 301 LaFayette Ave, Fayetteville, GA 30214
https://southerngroundamp.com

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JUNE 2  … SUNDAY
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at The Fred
770-631-0630 • 201 McIntosh Trl, Peachtree City, GA 30269
amphitheater.org

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JUNE 4  … TUESDAY
Habitat for Humanity Tin Cup Golf Tournament
Planterra Ridge Golf Club, Peachtree City, GA
Shotgun Start: 10 a.m. For more info
https://www.nchfh.org

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JUNE 4-6, 25-27  … TUESDAYS-THURSDAYS
Jr Ranger Camp at The Bend
Jr. Ranger Camp for ages 7-12. Jr. Rangers will learn several valuable skills including campfire building, survival skills, basic first aid, archery, tree ID, and many more! You must preregister for this event, please call or visit our office for questions and registration. $80 + $5 parking.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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