November 2018: By Location Calendar


Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way

Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt

Saturdays from Nov. 3, 10,17,24, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Stop by the office to get your list before you start your journey. Event is free to all guests. $5 parking.

All about Turkeys

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2-3 p.m.
Just us for Homeschool Day at the park to learn all about turkeys and enjoy a turkey craft right before Thanksgiving! $4 plus $5 parking


Saturday, Nov. 17, 2-3 p.m.
Have you always wanted to learn more about geocaching? Join us to learn about what geocaching is, the basics of how to do it, and get some tips on geoaching here in the park! Meet a visitor center porch. $5 parking.

Leaf Art Craft

Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to noon
Use leaves and other natural things found in the outdoors to create your own fall portrait to take home. All materials will be provided for you. $5 parking

Archery at the Park

Saturday, Nov. 24, 1-2 p.m.
Join us for target archery! We provide all equipment and basic instruction. Children must be at least 10 years old to participate. Archery field is located beside the Day Use comfort station. $12 plus $5 parking

Coweta County Calendar of Events

The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan

John Denver Musical Tribute

Saturday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
Ted Vigil pays homage to the songs of late John Denver. Ted is not an impersonator, but rather sings a tribute to this great man. His gift for the music and a polished and energetic performing style present a warm and delightful evening through some of the world’s most popular music.

Ensemble Aubade

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; and Mary Jane Rupert, harp and piano) performs vivid chamber music by European and American composers. The esteemed trio, based in Boston, concertizes throughout the United States, winning praise for stellar musicianship, vibrant performances, and engaging residencies.

Messiah Sing-a-long

Sunday, December 2
A Messiah Sing-Along has become a very popular event in many American communities, and especially during the Christmas Season there will be hundreds of these celebrations across our nation. Last year The Masterworks Chorale and the Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church presented the Christmas portion of Messiah with hundreds in attendance. In a response to many request, The Masterworks Choral along with Newnan First Baptist Church Adult Choir will welcome other church choirs in our area, interested individuals, former choir members and those who just love to sing, to come and sing the choruses of this magnificent work.

Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan

Veterans Day Ceremony

Monday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Temple Avenue at Jackson Street

Plaid Friday

Friday, Nov. 23
Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses, especially during the holiday season. Wear Plaid attire during Plaid Friday and expect to SAVE, as numerous downtown businesses will offer a significant discount to any customer wearing plaid clothing!

Santa on the Square

Friday, Nov. 23
Santa visits downtown Newnan to greet children, who are welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list! The downtown streets will close within the hours prior to the event, as Santa will be making a special trip from the North Pole to the downtown Newnan Square! Santa will arrive downtown in a Fire Truck, and will immediately light the beautiful downtown Christmas Tree before the event begins.

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 24
Small Business Saturday is a nationally celebrated shopping event that takes place within downtowns, and other small businesses across the United States. The day is intended to encourage American shoppers to consider buying from small retailers and merchants as they check off their holiday gift lists.

Market Day

Saturday, Dec. 1,10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists, and farmers.

Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m.

University of West Georgia, Newnan campus

Click on the link to see the university’s continuing education opportunities:

Senoia Downtown Development Authority

Small Business Saturday
Saturday, Nov. 24

Light Up Senoia
Saturday, Dec. 1

Candlelight Tour of Homes
Sunday, Dec. 9

Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue

Disney’s The Lion King Jr.

Nov. 10, 11 – The Wadsworth AuditoriumNewnan Academy of Theatre Arts brings the African savannah to life with Simba and Nala, Pumbaa and Timon, Mufasa and Scar, and more unforgettable characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age story.


Saturday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m.
Join the N.I.T.W.I.T.S. as they kick off the holiday season with a night of laughs.

Miracle on 34th Street

Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 6-9
By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy’s customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for.

Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
McRitchie-Hollie Museum
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.


For local music, please check out Kris Youman’s column elsewhere in this edition.

Sweetland Amphitheater
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240


Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

The Fred
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269

Welcome to the Fred

Lindsey Buckingham
Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Chastain Park
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
(404) 233-2227

Philips Arena
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
(404) 878-3000

Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
(404) 881-2100

Christina Aguilera
Nov. 11

Amy Schumer
Nov. 14

Roy Orbison: In Dreams
Nov. 15

ATL Comedy Jam
Nov. 17

John Legend
Nov 20

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Nov. 27 – Dec. 2

Serenbe Playhouse
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268


The Snow Queen

Nov. 28 – Dec. 30
From the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale that inspired Frozen, The Snow Queen lights up the wintry Serenbe woods with the whimsical story of love’s sovereign power over evil. Back for an exciting fifth season, this Playhouse holiday tradition is beloved by kids ages 1 to 101. Watch as Gerda overcomes fear on a journey to save her brother, Kai, from the Snow Queen’s powerful enchantment before her icy spirit overtakes his heart

The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Suite C
Tyrone, GA., 30290

Away in the Basement

Nov. 16 – Dec. 16
It’s 1959 and the day of the Sunday School Christmas program. As the children rehearse up in the sanctuary, the ladies of the kitchen are finishing up the goody bags and putting the final touches on the Nativity pieces. Little do they know what surprises are in store for them as they are called upon to, once again, step in and save the day.

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
Ashley Park
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
Newnan, GA 30265
Phone:(844) 462-7342

Carmike 10
87 Newnan Station Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265
Phone:(770) 252-8110

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