Oct/Nov By Date Calendar

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NOW THROUGH November 24
Coweta County Can-a-thon
During these difficult economic times please help us make sure no family or child goes hungry in Coweta County.
Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625
25 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 13

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Newnan @ Campbell
East Coweta @ Wheeler

Oktoberfest Craft Beer Tasting
5 to 9 p.m.
Over 30+ downtown businesses participants extend their business hours to downtown guests to serve as tasting locations for the different varieties of craft beer that is available for sampling.

SATURDAY – OCTOBER 14

Newnan Yoga and Wellness Festival
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Greenville Street Park
Local yoga and wellness instructors will treat attendees to nearly four hours of FREE class instruction offered in 30-35 minute increments. Take one or take ‘em all! Introduce yourself to the amazing local offerings of yoga, mindfulness/meditation, Tai Chi/Qi Gong, and Pilates.

Zombie & Super Hero Day
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Full Circle Toy’s 5th Annual Event returns to downtown Newnan. Meet Michonne’s Pet Walkers Moses J Mosely and Theshay West.

TombTales & ArtFest:
Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
4 to 7 p.m.
Join Newnan-Coweta Historical Society on a tour at dusk through Newnan’s Historic Oak Hill Cemetery on a guided walk of select gravesites. Storytellers and guides captivate guests with lively, engaging tales while dancers, musicians and artists also contribute to this special event that celebrates living, history and the arts. Tickets at McRitchie-Hollis Museum or Eventbrite.com

“Lord Fight This Battle” & “I Am A Warrior”
Saturday, Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.
Charles Wadsworth Auditorium
Newnan Army Veteran, Shandria Tennie Sanchez (playwright/production director/producer) created the play and award platform, to give homage to several warriors who struggle with cancer, lupus, diabetes and other debilitating illnesses. For more information, please join us on Facebook: Soaring into Destiny Dance Team

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

Pat Conroy’s “A Lowcountry Heart”,
introduced by Cassandra King Conroy
Oct. 15, 2 p.m.
Join Pat Conroy’s wife  as she discusses Pat and his last book ‘A Lowcountry Heart’. Book signing to follow.
Carnegie Library

Mountain Faith Band
3 p.m.
The Nixon Centre for the Arts
The Mountain Faith Band perform their unique brand of Americana / Roots music. When their tour schedule allows, you may find the band performing a prepared program to promote literacy and character education at elementary and high schools along their route.
Tickets $15 / $20
http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

TUESDAY Events
Evil Dead: The Musical
Music and lyrics by Christopher Bond,
Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris, and George Reinblatt
Book by George Reinblatt
Oct. 19-22, 26-29
Based on Sam Raimi’s 80s cult classic films, EVIL DEAD tells the tale of 5 college kids who travel to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force. And although it may sound like a horror, it’s not! The songs are hilariously campy and the show is bursting with more farce than a Monty Python skit.
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue, Newnan, GA 30263
http://www.newnantheatre.org

OCTOBER 20 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs Westlake
East Coweta vs Pebblebrook
Northgate @ Tri-Cities

OCTOBER 21 … SATURDAY

Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Volunteer at the Park
Come help make the park shine by donating time here at the Chattahoochee Bend. We have many projects that need your attention. Call the park for details.

Glow In The Dark Bowling
Grab your glow sticks and light bracelets and come out for family fun outdoor bowling. Bring a dim light or use glow sticks for light (no bright phone lights or flashlights, please). All ages. Cash only. $3 per person $5 parking.
770.254.7271
425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263
OCTOBER 21-22 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Hummingbird Festival
in historic downtown Hogansville
Arts • Crafts • Food • Music • Fun for Kids
http://www.hummingbirdfestival.com

OCTOBER 22 … SUNDAY

Annual Sacred Harp Singing
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Coweta County historic 1904 courthouse. Four part harmony a capella singing.  200 year old style singing.  Dinner on the Ground will be  from 12-1 at the Carnegie Library on the Square.  Please bring a full dinner basket to share and help make it happen.  Come and hear the courthouse echo with the sound of the FA SOL LA! For more information please contact Mark Puckett at 770-251-4951 or [email protected]
Coweta County Courthouse

Masterworks Chorale’s Because of the Brave
The Masterworks Chorale will join with the local Quilts of Valor organization in honoring veterans of our community for the sacrifice, dedication, and service they gave to the citizens of America and her land.
2 p.m. at The Nixon Centre for the Arts
770.254.2787
http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

OCTOBER 26 – THURSDAY

Power of the Purse
The Newnan Centre, noon to 1 p.m.
The Coweta Community Foundation’s Third Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon.
OCTOBER 27 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Newnan @ Pebblebrook
East Coweta vs Campbell
Northgate vs Hughes

Senoia’s Downtown Trick or Treat
http://www.enjoysenoia.com

Annual Children Halloween Party
American Legion Children’s Annual Halloween Party at Coweta Veterans Club Friday, October 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children 12 and younger. Games, cake walk, lots of prizes. A costume contest for each age group. Each child will receive a free hot dog, chips and a drink.
130 Veterans Club Rd., Newnan,

OCTOBER 27 … FRIDAY

Catapult
The Nixon Centre, 7 p.m.
An America’s Got Talent finalist from Season 8, Catapult features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create magical shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter!
http://www.TheNixonCentre.net
OCTOBER 28 … SATURDAY

2017 Autumn Chase
Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center & Newnan Utilities present the 10th Annual 15K & 5K trail race and 1-mile fun run supporting the Fitness Center and Community Fitness Programs. For more information contact Jessica Griffith at 770-400-4954.
NU Carl Miller Park, Newnan, GA

OCTOBER 28 & 29 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Sharpsburg Arts & Crafts Fair
Handmade Crafts and Local Art, Cotton Candy, Face Painting, Local Vendors, Smoked BBQ, Baked Goods, Games, much more.
105 Main St., Sharpsburg, GA

OCTOBER 28 … SATURDAY

Hooch Hike and Paddle
8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
A 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch and break for lunch. Then a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+  $12 per person plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking.
770.254.7271

October 31 … TUESDAY

Munchkin Masquerade
Downtown Trick or Treat 10 to 12 for the little ones.
downtown Newnan
http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

NOVEMBER 3 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs East Coweta
East Coweta @ Newnan
Northgate vs Mays
Billy Joel and Elton John
“Face-2-Face” Tribute Show
7 p.m., The Nixon Centre
Touring as Billy Joel and Elton John “Face-2-Face” Tribute Show has sold out shows at The House Of Blues, The Fillmore, and many other theaters around the country! This show features all of the hits from both legendary artists.
http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

NOVEMBER 4 … FIRST SATURDAYS

Market Day
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., downtown courthouse square
The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists, and farmers. It features 50 unique booths with new vendors and one-of-a-kind items each month. Market favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams and jellies, salsa, pottery, art, children’s clothing, hand-woven baskets, leather products, fresh baked goods, handcrafted furniture, birdhouses, wood-art, fiber-art, wreaths, floral design,

Hops & Props Beer Fest
5 to 9 p.m.
Peachtree City’s 1st Annual “Hops & Props” Georgia Beer Festival hosted by the Peachtree City Visitors Bureau and Gremlin Growlers! This intimate beer tasting will feature Georgia breweries in a unique setting among WWII aircraft. Tickets include a souvenir mug, all tastings, live music and more! Enjoy a unique night of craft beer in a historic setting! $35. https://www.freshtix.com/events/hops–props-georgia-beer-fest-2

NOVEMBER 8 … WEDNESDAY


ReScheduled Possum Dinner
7:30 p.m., Train Depot
Join Newnan-Coweta Historical Society for an old-fashioned Possum Supper in the tradition of the longtime Newnan Possum Eaters Convention. Hear history of how Possum Suppers became a Newnan tradition starting during the political campaign of William Yates Atkinson for Governor of Georgia in the 1890s.a
Tickets at Eventbrite.com or McRitchie-Hollis Museum. Details: 770-251-0207.

NOVEMBER 9-12, 16-19 … THURS.-SUN.

Extremities
by William Mastrosimone
Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., Newnan Theatre Company
Marjorie is home alone when Raul enters through her unlocked door and attempts to attack and rape her. The tables turn when Marjorie is able to subdue Raul and keep him tied up in her fireplace. When Terry and Patricia, Marjorie’s roommates, come home, they are shocked and begin discussing how to handle the situation: call the police or take matters into their own hands? Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.
http://www.newnantheatre.org

NOVEMBER 9 … THURSDAY

Holiday Sip and See
http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

NOVEMBER 9 … THURSDAY

Pianist Ian Gindes
7 p.m., The Nixon Centre

Acclaimed for his dramatic and athletic performances, Dr. Ian Gindes is a gifted American pianist. His ability to tackle intense passages and yet have a sensitive singing tone has captivated audiences while attracting the attention of well-known classical musicians. http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

NOVEMBER 11  … SATURDAY

Newnan Veterans Day Parade
November 11 at 9 AM
Contact Nathan Thompson for more information at 678.453.4270.
Historic Downtown Newnan
Newnan Veterans Day Vendor Exhibit
12:30 to 5 p.m. at
Coweta Veterans Club

Coweta Christmas 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
19th Annual Alpha Delta Kappa Chi Chapter Coweta Christmas. Open to the public. Local children’s choral and dance groups. Vendors selling Christmas gifts. Silent auction. Children’s Secret Santa Shop (no grown ups allowed!). Photos with Santa. Children’s crafts (minimal charge). Food, drinks and fun!
Coweta County Fairgrounds
255 Pine Road, Newnan, Georgia 30263

NOVEMBER 11 & 12 … SAT. & SUN.

5th Annual Southern Hands
Artist Studio Tour
Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
[email protected]

Thanksgiving Break Nov. 20-24

NOVEMBER 24 … FRIDAY

Santa on the Square
http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

 

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