The By Date Calendar – August 2018

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AUGUST 11 … SATURDAY

24th Annual Turin Antique Farm

Power Show and Tractor Pull

Parade @ 10 AM

Tractor Pull, Slow Race and Kids Pedal Race

Individuals wishing to participate in the parade, tractor pull or display tractors may bring them after 6 pm on Friday August 10th. For more information: Bill Banks 678.300.4923; Billy Banks 770.294.4263; Joe Christophe 678.378.7426; Geoff Tinsley 678.300.1168 or visit website:

http://www.turintractorpull.com/

Highway 16 in Turin, GA

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AUGUST 11 … SATURDAY

Archery at the Bend

Come out Saturday, August 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. Join us for Archery! We provide basic instruction and archery equipment. Archery field is located behind the Day Use Comfort Station. Guest must be at least 10 years old to participate. $8 per person. Pay and pre-register at visitor center.

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2018 Volunteer Appreciation Day

& Annual Meeting

Join Friends of Chattahoochee Bend State Park at Pavilion 1 at the Day Use Area around 12 noon way down yonder on the Chattahoochee for a cookout lunch, volunteer swag, and our annual meeting! Please RSVP to this event so we have enough food. www.bendfriend.com or call 770.254.7271

425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 11, SEPT 8*, & … SATURDAY

PTC’s Night Market at Drake Field

Enjoy live music, food, beverages, and art under the stars, 6-11 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: Sept. 8* at Pinewood Forrest, Oct. 13, Nov. 10* from 5-10 p.m.

www.nightmarketptc.com

155 Willowbend Rd

Drake Field, Peachtree City, GA 30269

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AUGUST 13-SEPTEMBER 20 …

2018 Online Mega Pass Sales for Kiwanis Fair

Check out website for more information

AUGUST 17-SEPTEMBER 20 …

Mega Passes are available at the following locations Friday, August 17 through Thursday, September 20th at 5pm: Arnall Grocery; Country Financial (Summergrove Location), Coweta Convention & Visitors Bureau; Coweta County Extension Service, Southtowne Motors; and Newnan Peachtree Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

cowetacountyfair.org

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AUGUST 16-19, 23-26 … THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS

Newnan Theatre Co.’s Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck. Thursdays-Sundays, August 16-19, 23-26. Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the “fat of the land,” have just arrived at a ranch to work for enough money to buy their own place. 24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263. 770.683.6282

newnantheatre.org

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AUGUST 16, SEPTEMBER 20 & … 3RD THURSDAY

Newnan-Coweta Arts Association Meet

The Newnan-Coweta Art Association (NCAA) meets the third Thursday each month (from September through May) at the Harriet Alexander Art Center on Hospital Road at 7 p.m. Visitors and new members are welcome. An art demonstration is presented each month.
Hospital Road, Newnan

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AUGUST 17 … FRIDAY

Friday Night Football

NHS vs Chapel Hill, Drake Stadium 7:30 p.m..

Northgate Open Week

Heritage at Terrell Academy

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AUGUST 18 … SATURDAY

Saturday High School Football

East Coweta High School KELL (Corky-Kell Classic) Mercedes-Benz Stadium 9 a.m.

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AUGUST 18 … SATURDAY

Coweta Samaritan Clinic’s

2018 College Football Kickoff Breakfast featuring Tony Barnhart, Sat., August 18 from 7:30-9 a.m., Newnan First United Methodist Church Parish Hall

33 Greenville Street

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AUGUST 18 … SATURDAY

Build your own hiking stick at the Bend

Come out Saturday, August 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the visitors center porch to build your own bamboo hiking stick with a para-cord handle and decorate it to your liking! This event is $3 per person, meet at the visitors center.

425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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AUGUST 18 … SATURDAY

2018 Coweta Wine Night

Hosted by Newnan Historic Train Depot and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Calling all wine lovers for the annual Coweta Wine Night benefiting Coweta County Boys & Girls Clubs! You’ll enjoy tastes from around the world with a variety of wines and craft beer, paired with a fantastic selection of hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds from the night will go directly toward serving more than 200 Club kids and teens in Coweta County. Saturday, August 18th at Newnan Historic Train Depot from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

60 E Broad St, Newnan, Georgia 30263
To purchase tickets, sponsor, and learn more, visit
www.bgcma.org/cowetawinenight

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AUGUST 20, 21, 22 & … Mon., Tues., Wed.

Sheriff’s Office 2018 Citizens’ Firearms Class

Citizen’s Firearms Fundamentals is a 3 part community program designed to provide basic instruction in the safe and effective use of firearms (primarily handguns). The program consists of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening sessions. Students must attend all three sessions. Contact Marsha Dailey, 678-423-6739, or by email, [email protected] for information or to register. Course size is limited and pre-registration is required. Other dates: Sept. 24, 25, 26. Oct. 1, 2, 3.

560 Greison Trail, Newnan, GA

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AUGUST 22 … WEDNESDAY

County Rec Dept Dog Obedience Classes

Dog obedience classes for beginners will start Wednesday, August 22 at 7 p.m. at the Coweta County Recreation Dept. The charge for the 9-week course is $150 and is open to all dogs from the age of five months up. Exercises taught will including heeling on and off leash, stand for exam, coming on command, and sit & down stays. For more information contact the Recreation Dept. at 770-254-3750 or instructor Vicky Jones at 770-253-1427.

39 Hospital Road, Newnan

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AUGUST 25 … SATURDAY

Newnan River Rendezvous

Keep Newnan Beautiful

On Saturday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) is partnering with Keep Newnan Beautiful (KNB) to host the first River Rendezvous event in Newnan. This event, free and open to the public, will utilize volunteers from the community to collect water samples from areas along the Wahoo Creek watershed in order to assess the health of the waterway. Volunteers will get to know the watershed and learn about the current threats to water quality in the area as well as collect a water sample themselves. After collection is complete, everyone is invited to stick around to learn how to find and identify macroinvertebrates. Lunch will be provided by KNB.

https://www.keepnewnanbeautiful.org

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AUGUST 25 … SATURDAY

Hike and Paddle at the Bend

Join us Saturday, August 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike up the river trail along with a moderate paddle down the Chattahoochee River. There will be a short paddle instruction before the paddle. Kayaks are available to rent, you MUST preregister for this event. $12 Per person plus $30 kayak rental (if needed) Meet at visitor center.

Zen at the Bend

Join us for morning meditation and yoga right on the Chattahoochee River from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Enjoy the sounds of nature, the river, and singing bowls lead by our Zen instructor. $3 per person bring water, a mat (or towel), socks, and positive energy! Kid friendly Call or visit the office for registration 770-254-7271

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AUGUST 30 … THURSDAY

Coweta Opioid Crisis Town Hall Meeting

Join C-SAP, Coweta Substance Abuse Prevention, ‘A Community Coalition’ at a town hall meeting Thursday, August 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts. Coweta County has a serious opioid prescription problem. We’re ranked #6 out of 149 Georgia counties!
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan

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AUGUST 31 …FRIDAY

Labor Day Sidewalk Sale
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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SEPTEMBER 1 … SATURDAY

Sunrise on the Square Road Race 7:30 a.m.
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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SEPTEMBER 1 & … FIRST SATURDAYS

Pickin’ on the Square downtown Newnan • 10 a.m.

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SEPTEMBER 1, & … 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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SEPTEMBER 3 … MONDAY

Labor Day

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SEPTEMBER 3 … MONDAY

Downtown Newnan Labor Day Arts Festival
mark your calendar … September 3 at 10 a.m

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SEPTEMBER 5 & … 1st WEDNESDAYS

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups the first Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. at 15 Perry Street. Come listen and support entrepreneurs, get motivation for your idea or just enjoy some great coffee from Kauai Coffee. More information at https://www.1millioncups.com/newnan, www.facebook.com/1MCNewnan/, and free tickets at https://1millioncups-newnan.eventbrite.com/

15 Perry Street, Newnan

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SEPTEMBER 8 … SATURDAY

Newnan Police Department’s

2nd Annual Car Show
September 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

We are inviting cars, classic cars, jeeps, trucks, and rat rods. Bring the family and enjoy the car show, food, 50/50 raffle tickets, vendors and games.

Sponsored by Newnan Peachtree Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
1 Joseph Hannah Blvd., Newnan GA 30263

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SEPTEMBER 13-16, 20-23 …THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS

The 39 Steps

Newnan Theatre Company

24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263 | (770) 683-6282
https://www.newnantheatre.org

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SEPTEMBER 14 …FRIDAY

Fall Art Walk
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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SEPTEMBER 14 … FRIDAY

Jazz In The Park

Newnan Cultural Arts Commission
Greenville Street Park
Greenville St., Newnan, GA 30263
http://www.cityofnewnan.org

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