The By Location Calendar – May 2018
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Volunteers will join Chattahoochee Bend Friends for a day of working on Trails and landscapes for the park. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. 770-254-7271.
Archery at the Park
Saturday May 19, 1-3 p.m.
Come out and learn a new skill or practice an old one. We provide the equipment and a safety course before the program. Ages 8 and up. Call the office to register. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Sensory Night Hike
Saturday, May 19, 7-9 pm.
See how strong your senses are in the dark. Use your survival instincts to capture sounds and smells as you walk through the forest at night. Please bring a flashlight and wear closed toe shoes. Meet at Day Use area parking lot. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Glow In The Dark Bowling
Friday, May 25, 8-10 p.m..
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.
Memorial Day Duckie Race
Saturday, May 26, 2-3 p.m.
Join us for our fourth annual Memorial Day Duckie Race. Ducks can be rented for $1 at the Visitor Center until 1:30 pm. The race starts at 2:00 pm down on the Wild Turkey trail creek. Meet at the visitor center where the naturalist will guide you to the race. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Junior Ranger Camp
June 5-7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join us for a junior ranger adventure! Learn to canoe, build campfires and survival shelters. Ages 7 and up. Kids must bring their own lunch, water, and wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors. Call the office for details and registration. Registration required. Two camps will be hosted in June. The second is June 26-28. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Coweta County Calendar of Events
Coweta County Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo
May 18-19, 8-11 p.m.
Coweta County Fairgrounds,
275 Pine Road
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan
Tucked Away Music Festival
Saturday, May 12, 2-6 p.m.
Event attendees will have the unique opportunity to visit stages placed in public parking lots and alleyways throughout the district. We encourage everyone to shop and dine local during the event! There will be a small artisan area, and many of our downtown retailers and restaurants will offer specials and promotions during the event. Musical talent will be very diverse, where each stage will represent a different genre.
Saturday, June 2, 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. 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, and much more!
Summer Wined Up
Friday, Saturday, June 8
Individual tastings occur at a different downtown business, where guests should expect to perform a “wine walk” that moves through over 25 host locations. The merchants who host this event will feature different hor d’oeuvres and a variety of whites, reds, and specialty blend wines for guests to sample.
University of West Georgia, Newnan campus
Click on the link to see the university’s continuing education opportunities:
Senoia Downtown Development Authority
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue
May 10-13, 17-20
Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
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.
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly with Anthony Hamilton
Saturday, June 2, 7:30 p.m.
John Fogerty/Z.Z. Top: Blue and Bayous Tour
Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.
Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters
Friday, June 8, 8 p.m.
Harrick Connick, Jr.
Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m.
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
Mike Epps., DeRay Davis and Tony Rock
Primus and Mastodon
Live From Here With Chris Thile
May 22 – June 10
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
May 31 – August 26
Get ready to sail to the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning and go on a magical adventure with the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan! After defeating Captain Hook and taking over his ship, we join Peter deep in the forests of Neverland where he lives it up with his band of Lost Boys. However, it seems like the party might be coming to an end as the Lost Boys yearn for home. And with the return of Peter’s nemesis, Hook, seeking revenge, Peter is faced with his greatest battle yet.
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA., 30290
Book by John-Michael Tebelak with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
An inventive and joyful musical of the Gospels.
April 20 – May 13, 2018
Southside Theatre Company
PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213
First Things First
May 10-13 and 17-20
NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings
55 Fischer Crossings Blvd.
Sharpsburg, GA 30277
Regal Cinemas Georgian 14
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
Newnan, GA 30265
87 Newnan Station Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265