The By Location Calendar – September 2018


Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way

Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt

Saturdays from Sept. 8-29, 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.

Archery at the Park

Saturday, Sept. 8, 1-2 p.m.
We provide basic instruction and archery equipment. Archery field is located behind the Day Use comfort station. No experience necessary; beginners welcome. $8 plus $5 parking.

Campfire building 101

Friday, Sept. 14, 7-8 p.m.
Come out 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. $5 parking.

Hike and Paddle

Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Join us 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 pre-register for this event. Meet at the visitors center. $30 kayak rentals are available if needed. $12 plus $5 parking.

Homeschool in the Park – Wildlife Tracks

Saturday, Sept. 22, 1-2 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn about Native wildlife identification and learn how to recognize their tracks. We will also discuss some native wildlife we have here at the park and what can be found near your home. $3 per child, meet at Picnic Shelter 2. $3 plus $5 parking.

Rivers Alive Cleanup

Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the Friends of state parks to help sweep the Chattahoochee River of trash and debris. We will have a meet and greet with the Naturalist and the Friends of Chattahoochee Bend to learn more about the park and what all we have to offer from 11:30-1:00. All volunteers will have free admission to the park that day. River cleanup begins at 9:00. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Coweta County Calendar of Events

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

The Drifters
Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

Tribute to the King
Gospel & Hits featuring Travis LeDoyt
Saturday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

Interactive Arts and Music Experience
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan

9/11 Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Ceremony

7-8 p.m.
Temple Ave and Jackson Streets Newnan
Come honor and remember 9/11/2001 when America was attacked.

Fall Art Walk

Sept 14, 5-9 p.m.
During the Art Walk, businesses extend their hours to host storefront exhibits and demonstrations curated by a variety of Newnan’s finest artists. Complimentary tastings and hors d’oeuvres will be served by some of our local businesses, as well as specials and promotions.

Fall Taste of Newnan

Oct 4, 5-8:30 p.m.
The Taste of Newnan is a fun-filled, family event that is hosted twice a year along the square in downtown Newnan. The entire community is invited to sample menu items from our fantastic Newnan-Coweta restaurants and caterers.

Market Day

Saturday, Oct. 6, 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.

University of West Georgia, Newnan campus

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Senoia Downtown Development Authority

Cruisin’ to the Oldies Car Show
Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fall Sidewalk Merchants Sale
Saturday, Oct. 6

Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue

The 39 Steps

Adapted by Patrick Barlow
From an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon
September 13-16, 20-23, 2018

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! There are over 150 zany characters (played by a cast of four), an onstage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance!

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


The Fred

201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269

Welcome to the Fred

Chastain Park

140 W Wieuca Rd NW
(404) 233-2227

Lenny Kravitz: Raise Vibration Tour
Sept. 21

The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Sept. 28

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

Sept 12-23

Nine Inch Nails
Sept. 26-27

Amy Schumer
Sept. 27

David Byrne
Oct .2

Serenbe Playhouse

9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268


The Seagull

Sept. 5-30
Fame, love, justice, purpose – they all want something they can’t have. Join us lakeside for the party of a lifetime on a country estate, full of searing love triangles, absurd comedy, and wild art.

The Sleepy Hollow Experience
Sept. 26 Nov. 4

The Legacy Theatre

1175 Senoia Road
Suite C
Tyrone, GA., 30290

Daddy Long Legs

Sept. 6-30
Based on the classic novel, which inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire, Daddy Long Legs is a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, The Brontë Sisters and “Downton Abbey.” Daddy Long Legs features music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist, Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre), and Tony-winning librettist/director, John Caird (Les Misérables), and is a “rags-to-riches” tale of newfound love.

Southside Theatre Company

PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213

Where the Lilies Bloom, by Celeste Raspanti, based on the book by Vera and Bill Cleaver
September 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23.
Young Mary Call Luther has spunk, guts, spirit—call it what you will—and she needs them if she’s to keep her family together after the death of her father. To do this, she has to hide her father’s death from the county welfare, from Kiser Pease, their landlord, and from the townspeople.


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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