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Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Hike and Paddle
Saturday, August 10 and Sept. 1, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join us for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with an hour long paddle down. You MUST pre-register for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 plus $5 parking.
Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays in August, 10,17,24, 31. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list! $5 parking
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, August 10, noon – 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn more about the turtles we have here at the visitor center. Get an up-close look at our turtles and watch during our feeding time! $5 parking.
Homeschool – Bats at the Bend
Wednesday, Aug. 14, noon – 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn about bats in our region and why we have bat boxes in the park. We will also have a bat related craft! Meet at Day Use Area. $5 plus $5 parking.
National Honey Bee Day
Saturday, Aug. 17, 1-2 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn all about honey bees and plants that attract them! Meet at visitor center porch. $5 parking
Owl Pellet Dissection
Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. to noon
Join our naturalist to learn more about what owls eat and how they digest food. Meet at visitor center porch. $5 plus $5 parking.
Saturday, Aug. 24, noon – 12:30 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn more about how kids can earn their Junior Ranger Badges and how to “continue earning” badges by doing outdoor activities! Meet at visitor center porch. $5 parking.
Coweta County Calendar of Events
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan
Newnan Shakes Presents: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Aug. 9 – 10, 8 – 9 p.m.
Greenville Street Park
Come to the Greenville Street Park to enjoy Newnan Shakespeare in the Park’s free production of Romeo and Juliet! The show runs about an hour.
Country Music Legend Ronnie McDowell – Tribute to the King
Saturday, Aug. 10, 6 – 10 p.m.
25 Jefferson st Newnan,
Artists and Makers Pop Up Market
Sunday, Aug. 18, 12:30 – 6 p.m.
15 Jackson St. Newnan,
Handmade and fine arts artist market
Labor Day Sidewalk Sale
Friday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Labor Day Sidewalk Sale is an annual tradition! This is an all-day shopping event that starts on the Friday before Labor Day. During the Labor Day Sidewalk Sale, visitors are invited to walk the downtown streets and shop the best deals of the year.
Sunrise on the Square Road Race
Saturday, Aug. 31, 8 a.m.
The Sunrise on the Square Labor Day Road Race is a local favorite, and has been held annually in Downtown Newnan on the Saturday before Labor Day for over 25 years! The race begins in Downtown Newnan and spans through “The City of Homes”.
Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival
Monday, Sept. 2
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
30 South Court Square
Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Market will feature over 50 unique spaces, with a variety of one-of-a-kind gift items. Market Day favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams & jellies, pottery, art, hand-woven baskets, leather products, etc.
Senoia Downtown Development Authority
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue
Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
75 Jackson Street, Newnan
The Carnegie Library
1 LaGrange Street
The Carnegie provides a central dynamic gathering place that serves residents of all ages and backgrounds as well as community organizations, with a non-circulating reading room, children’s area, and meeting spaces enhanced by an art gallery. It seeks to be an integral part of the community by offering print and electronic materials, services, and programs to adults and children to enrich daily lives.
Check out musician Kris Youmans’ column on local live music elsewhere in this publication
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
Live and Bush
Yacht Rock Review
The Gypsy Kings
State Farm Arena
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
Wizard of Oz
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
June 13 – September 1
Pocahontas will breathe new life into the story of America’s first heroine. In this original telling, we meet Pocahontas just before she is set to leave her beloved home in Virginia to begin a new chapter with husband, John Rolfe, in England.
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA., 30290
Southside Theatre Company
PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213
NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings
55 Fischer Crossings Blvd.
Sharpsburg, GA 30277
Regal Cinemas Georgian 14
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
Newnan, GA 30265
87 Newnan Station Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265
Email: [email protected]
Visit their website – http://bikecoweta.com – for everything related to cycling in Coweta and surrounding areas.