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October is National

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National

BREAST CANCER Awareness Month
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NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 3

Scarecrows In The City
Look for creative scarecrows displayed around Downtown Newnan
Newnan Cultural Arts Commission
https://www.cityofnewnan.org

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OCTOBER 10 & 13, 17 & 20

WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS
2018 Coweta County Farmers Market
Wednesdays downtown around the Square 9 to 1
Saturdays at Asa M Powell Expo Center 9 to 1
For information call Cynthia Jackson at 678.378.2415

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OCTOBER 12 … FRIDAY

Friday Night Football
Central Christian vs. Creekside Christian
East Coweta (Homecoming) vs. Wheeler
Heritage vs. Tift Area
Newnan (Homecoming) vs. Campbell
Northgate … Bye
Trinity … Bye

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OCTOBER 13, & … SATURDAY

PTC’s Night Market at Drake Field
Enjoy live music, food, beverages, and art under the stars, 5-10 p.m. Weather permitting. This event is intended for those 18 and older – no special children’s activities are provided. Note: Golf cart recommended. Also: Nov. 10*
www.nightmarketptc.com
155 Willowbend Rd
Drake Field, Peachtree City, GA 30269

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OCTOBER 13 … SATURDAY

Make your own Hiking Stick at The Bend
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend Park from 12 noon to 1 p.m. and make your own bamboo hiking stick with a paracord wrap to take home and decorate it your own way! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan,

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OCTOBER 13, 20 & 27 … SATURDAYS

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera to Chattahoochee Bend Park and take a look around for the items on our scavenger hunt list from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan,

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OCTOBER 13 … SATURDAY

Cycle For Life Bike Ride Fundraiser
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s premier cycling event in Senoia. The annual event takes you through some of the most scenic terrain south of Atlanta. We feature well-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics along the route, BBQ, a beer garden, live band/DJ, massages, kids zone and much more!
148 Pylant Street, Senoia GA 30276
https://www.Georgia.cff.org/cycle

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OCTOBER 13 … SATURDAY

EMC Coweta-Fayettte
2018 Member Appreciation Day
and Annual Meeting
9 a.m. to 12 noon atCoweta-Fayette EMC Headquarters near Palmetto (registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
Door Prizes, Bingo, Games & Free Concessions
Piedmont Health Fair
For more info www.utility.org or 770.502.0226

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OCTOBER 13 … SATURDAY

Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade
Dogs and owners can strut their stuff Saturday in downtown Hogansville. The parade is free! Registration and parade starting point will be at Calvin Hipp Veterans Memorial Park. The parade will proceed up and down Main Street in historic downtown Hogansville. Prizes for Best Costume and more. Registration starts at 1 a.m., Parade at 11 a.m.
http://www.hummingbirdfestival.com/

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OCTOBER 13 … SATURDAY

Full Circle’s Zombie & Super Hero Day
10am-3pm.
17 Jefferson St., Downtown Newnan

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OCTOBER 18-21, 25-28 …THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS

Young Frankenstein
A Mel Brooks Musical
By Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Oct. 18-21, 25-28

Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors.

Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 3026
(770) 683-6282
https://www.newnantheatre.org

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OCTOBER 19 … FRIDAY

Oktoberfest
Downtown Newnan from 5 to 9 p.m.

Over 30+ downtown businesses participants extend their business hours, and their hospitality, to downtown guest to serve as tasting locations for the different varieties of craft beer that is available for sampling.

https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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OCTOBER 19 … FRIDAY

Campfire Building 101
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend Park from 6 to 7 p.m. and learn the proper way to build a campfire and get some tips from the ranger. We will light the best campfire and have s’mores for $1. Meet at Picnic Shelter 1. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

425 Bob White Way, Newnan

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OCTOBER 19 & 20 … FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Dracula at Wadsworth Auditorium
Newnan Cultural Arts Commission with Southern Arc Dance Theater presents
an original dance performance with live music. Music Score by Doug Kees and Choreography by Paulo Manso de Sousa
5 p.m.
www.southernarcdance.org or 770-683-3724
25 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA

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OCTOBER 20 … SATURDAY

Tour Oak Hill Cemetery Enjoy strolling through the old section with its impressive family monuments and loving sentiments. Visit the Marble Mausoleum. 3 p.m. $15 each. For info call 770-253-0500 or email [email protected]

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OCTOBER 20 … SATURDAY

Johnny Cash Tribute

Newnan Cultural Arts Commission in partnership with University of West Georgia at the Wadsworth
25 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA 30263
https://www.cityofnewnan.org

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OCTOBER 20 … SATURDAY

Hike and Paddle- Fall Edition
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend Park from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike on the river trail along with a moderate paddle down the Chattahoochee River. Kayaks are available to rent if needed, you MUST preregister for this event. $12 per person plus $30 kayak fee (if needed) meet at visitor center. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 20 & 21 … SATURDAY & Sunday

2018 The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival
The 2018 Hogansville Hummingbird Festival is an outdoor Festival for the whole family in historic small town Hogansville ~ a true small town festival, featuring 200 vendors, food court, live music, kids area, artisan crafts, and more. All proceeds benefit the Hogansville Charitable Trust.

400 East Main Street, Hogansville, GA.
http://www.hummingbirdfestival.com

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OCTOBER 21 …SUNDAY

Too Marvelous for Words:
A Celebration of Nat King Colestarring Keith David at The Nixon Centre

Featuring a full jazz group plus strings, Too Marvelous for Words is a joyful, swinging, and theatrical journey into the music and life of one of America’s greatest artists, Nat King Cole.
3 p.m.
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265
https://thenixoncentre.tix.com

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OCTOBER 22 & 23 … MONDAY & TUESDAY

Newnan Theatre Company’s Auditions
for A Charlie Brown Christmas

Newnan Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for A Charlie Brown Christmas. Performances will be December 13 – December 22, 2018. Auditions will be on October 22 and 23, at Newnan Theatre Company at 6.30 pm. Auditions will consist of readings from the script and some basic singing exercises. No readings or songs need to be prepared.

All roles will be cast for actors ages 11 – 13. Check out our website or our Facebook page for more info.Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263 | (770) 683-6282
https://www.newnantheatre.org

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OCTOBER 25 … THURSDAY

4th Annual Power of the Purse
Fundraising Luncheon to benefit Coweta Community Foundation Women’s and Children’s Fun
Guest Speaker: Teresa Tomlinson
Silent Auction, Purses, Jewelry, Travel, More
Woman of the Year announced
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Newnan Centre. Sponsorships and tickets available.
Seating is limited. Reserve today.
1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd.
https://www.cowetafoundation.org

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OCTOBER 26 … FRIDAY

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Friday, Oct 26, 2018 6 PM to 7 PM
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin to carve/decorate for our pumpkin decorating contest! We provide carving tools and designs to choose from. Judging will be held on Saturday night after trunk or treat. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 26 … FRIDAY

Senoia’s Downtown Trick or Treat
Children accompanied by an adult can visit downtown Senoia shops for some treats • 3 to 5 p.m.
https://www.enjoysenoia.com

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OCTOBER 27 … SATURDAY

Autumn Chase Trail Race & Fun Run
Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center & Newnan Utilities 11th Annual Race at Newnan Utilities Carl Miller Park. 15K Trail Race 8 a.m., 5K Trail Race 8:30 a.m., 1 mile Fun Run 9:15 a.m. & Tot-Trot 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Jessica Griffith at 770-400-4954.
piedmont.org/AutumnChase

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OCTOBER 27 … SATURDAY

DEA Take Back Day at Cornerstone
Bring all your old or unused prescriptions to Cornerstone Methodist Church Sat., Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2956 Sharpsburg McCollum Rd.
(Thomas Crossroads)
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OCTOBER 27 … SATURDAY

Zen at the Bend – Halloween Edition

Join us at Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for morning meditation and yoga right on the Chattahoochee River. Enjoy the sounds of nature, the river, and singing bowls lead by our Zen instructor. Bring water, a mat (or towel), socks, and positive energy! This event is kid friendly. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Halloween Coloring Contest at the Bend

Join us at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 5 to 6 p.m. Pick up or print out our Halloween coloring sheet for our coloring contest 1st and 2nd place winners will receive a prize. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Campground Trunk or Treat at the Bend

Join us at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Dress up and come trunk or treat around our campground! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 27 … SATURDAY

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
Experience Newnan’s Oak Hill Cemetery as never before and learn about some early citizens laid to rest during Newnan-Coweta Historical Society’s 3rd Annual Oak Hill Cemetery Tour, “Angels Are Among Us Here,” 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27. The tours, scheduled every 20 minutes from 4 to 6:20 p.m., last approximately an hour and begin at McRithchie-Hollis Museum. Tickets $22 for adults, $11 for children age 12 and younger, may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com (just search for Oak Hill), or by visiting NCHS’s McRitchie-Hollis Museum. Not recommended for small children. More information at 770-251-0207.
74 Jackson St., Newnan

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OCTOBER 31 … WEDNESDAY

Halloween & Munchkin Masquerade 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Preschool aged children accompanied by adults are welcome to visit downtown Newnan businesses for some treats.
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

OCTOBER 31 … WEDNESDAY

Ghost Tour of Downtown Newnan with Elizabeth

Be greeted by all those old souls who still haunt Downtown Newnan. And be spooked! 7:30 p.m. $15 each For info call 770-253-0500 or email [email protected]

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NOVEMBER 3 & … First SATURDAYS

Market Days first Saturdays April – December
The Market Day is hosted by Main Street Newnan 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 created by local artisans, artists, and farmers. https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com
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NOVEMBER 4 … SUNDAY

Daylight Savings Time ends
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NOVEMBER 6 … TUESDAY

Election Day
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NOVEMBER 8 … THURSDAY

Holiday Sip & See from 5 to 8 p.m.

https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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NOVEMBER 8-11, 15-18 …THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS

Down The Road
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Ave, Newnan
(770) 683-6282
https://www.newnantheatre.org
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NOVEMBER 10 … SATURDAY

Newnan Veteran’s Day Parade
The Newnan Veteran’s Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Anyone who has questions is asked to call Nathan Thompson at 678-953-4270 or send me an email at [email protected]

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