The Calendar – Nov/Dec


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.  Please consider donating at least $2 or two cans of food for the can-a-thon.
Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625
25 Hospital Rd.

NOVEMBER 9-12, 16-19 … THURS.-SUN.
By William Mastrosimone
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.
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue, Newnan


Veterans Day Celebration in Tyrone
Please join us at Veterans Memorial Park for our annual Veterans Day Celebration. The event will begin at 11 a.m.
Arrowood Rd, Tyrone

Senioa Merchant Open House
The Senoia Merchants Open House is scheduled in Downtown Senoia from 5-8 p.m. One of the highlights of the Open House is a Pop-Up Art Gallery in each of the participating merchant stores. Rising Starr Middle School will showcase artwork from 150 of its students in the Pop-Up Gallery.
downtown Senoia

Veterans Day

Newnan Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 11 at 9 AM
Contact Nathan Thompson for info 678.453.4270.
Historic Downtown Newnan

Veterans Day Observance
Saturday, November 11 at 9 a.m.
hosted by Grantville Veterans Association
Come and honor the men and women
who gave the ultimate oath.
Veterans Park, Lone Oak St., Grantville

Newnan Veterans Day Vendor Exhibit
12:30 to 5 p.m. at
Coweta Veterans Club

Coweta Christmas 2017
19th Annual Alpha Delta Kappa Chi Chapter Coweta Christmas, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free. Open to the public. Local children’s choral and dance groups. Vendors selling Christmas gifts. Silent auction. Children’s Secret Santa Shop. Photos with Santa. Children’s crafts (minimal charge). Food, drinks and fun!
Coweta County Fairgrounds
255 Pine Road, Newnan

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]


Toys for Tots
We will be collecting new unwrapped toys.
Toys can be dropped off at any CPLS Branch.
Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625
25 Hospital Rd., Newnan


Christmas Card Signing
for Deployed Troops
hosted by Bomber Girls LRC Senoia. Coweta Veterans Club from 6 to 9 p.m. We will be hosting an event for people to come out and sign Christmas cards to go into our Stocking Care Packages to deployed troops. We will supply the cards, just drop by the Veterans Club and write away! Donations are always welcome to help with postage costs of the packages.
130 Veterans Club Drive, Newnan

NOVEMBER 15, and … 
1st & 3rd WEDNESDAYS
Golf Life Ladies
Golf Life Ladies is also known as “The Social Golf League,” where women can learn and grow new relationships all while learning the game. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.. at White Oak Golf Club. For more information, e-mail Kim or Samantha at [email protected] or visit
141 Clubview Drive, Newnan, GA

Thanksgiving School Break Nov. 20-24



9th Annual Thanksgiving Meal
For those without family which to share the day OR for those struggling to provide a Thanksgiving dinner, we invite you to join us from 11:30-3:00 at Crossroads Church, Hwy 154 location.  To RSVP please contact [email protected] ~~ delivery available upon request.
Hwy. 154, Newna


Plaid Friday
Wear Plaid attire during Plaid Friday and expect to SAVE, as numerous downtown businesses will offer a significant discount to any customer wearing plaid clothing!

Santa on the Square
Santa on the Square from 6- 8 p.m. Santa visits downtown Newnan to greet children, who are welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list!  Santa will arrive downtown in a firetruck, and will immediately light the beautiful downtown Christmas Tree before the event begins.


Small Business Saturday
Shop LOCAL on Small Business Saturday and take advantage of sales and promotions that are available on this special day!

Small Business Saturday – Shop Local


34th Annual Can-A-Thon
Hosted by Newnan Junior Service League ~ Our 34th Annual Can-A-Thon will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members of NJSL will be collecting your cans and donations at the Court Square in Downtown Newnan, and outside of Morgan’s Jewelers at Thomas Crossroads. Thank you for helping us stock the Coweta Community Food Pantry!
Downtown Newnan
Thomas Crossroads Morgan’s Jewelers


O Christmas Tea 2017
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  O Christmas Tea ~ a networking event for women, benefiting Coweta Domestic Violence Resource Center, formerly Community Welcome House. Featuring a Silent Auction, Dancers from the Nutcracker, Full Dinner and Live Music of the Season at Peachtree Hotel and Conference Center. Tickets: $90 each. Tables of 8: $650. Sponsorships Available. Advanced Tickets only by November 17. Hosted by Business Women of Fayette and Coweta County. Contact Ellie White-Stevens at [email protected]
2443 Hwy. 54 West, Peachtree City


Starry Night In Newnan
Join Piedmont Newnan for a family-friendly event to kick-off the holidays, featuring photos with Santa Claus, refreshments, kids activities and holiday carolers. The event will conclude with the lighting of the star on top of the hospital, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
745 Poplar Road, Newnan

NOV. 30-DEC. 3, 7-10 … THURS.-SUN.

It’s A Wonderful Life
adapted for the stage by James Rodgers,
based on the film directed by Frank Capra
In our American culture It’s a Wonderful Life has become almost as familiar as Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play, and the love and support of one’s family and community. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue, Newnan


Christmas Tour of Homes 2017
This fund raising event is hosted by Newnan Presbyterian Preschool and Kindergarten.

Light Up Senoia
SummerGrove Photos with Santa
9 a.m. to 12 noon Hosted by Lights for Linda
SummerGrove, GA 30265

Market Day
Around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan, from 10 a.m. – 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.

Chattahoochee Bend will be closed to the public December 5–6, due to natural resource management. This closure applies to all park property. The park will reopen on December 7. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Lightwire ~ A Very Electric Christmas
In this wonderful story, Santa’s helpers are putting the final touches on presents as a young bird named Max and his family head south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm, he ends up alone and lost at the North Pole. As he tries to make his way home, his adventure begins.
7 p.m.
Tickets $15 / $20.
The Nixon Centre for the Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan


Newnan Christmas Parade
The City of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. The theme is “Christmas Around the World!” The parade will include floats, walking groups, decorated cars and trucks, and marching bands. Every year there is a float contest that goes along with the parade.
The entry fee is $35.


2nd Annual NJSL Luminaria
The Newnan Junior Service League “Light Up Newnan” starts at 6:00 p.m. This event directly benefits Coweta CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), and all proceeds will go towards the training of volunteers. Each Luminaria kit is $1, and includes 12 candles, 12 white bags, 12 votive cups, and sand. You can place your orders online or download the Luminaria order form at All Luminaria kits can be picked up on December 9 from 9:30-2:30 at Newnan First United Methodist Church located at 33 Greenville Street in downtown Newnan.

Senoia’s Candlelight Tour of Homes

DECEMBER 14-17, 21-23 … THURS.-SUN.

A Charlie Brown Christmas
By Charles M. Schulz
When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees in everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be a frustrating endeavor. When an attempt to restore the proper holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas fir tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to discover the real meaning of Christmas. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue, Newnan


The Nutcracker at The Wadsworth
The Nutcracker, a family tradition,  based on the Tchaikovsky classic. Choreographed by Paulo Manso de Sousa. Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. $20 general admission. For more information call 770.683.3724, visit, email [email protected]. Presented by The City of Newnan Cultural Arts Commission. Wadsworth Auditorium
25 Jefferson St., Newnan


The Carpenters Christmas
Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas is a family-friendly holiday show that celebrates the classic Carpenters’ Christmas recordings. You’ll hear enthralling stories and entertaining sing-along songs, making this is one heart-warming holiday show that’s fun for the whole family! 7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20.
The Nixon Centre for the Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan


Masterworks Chorale’s Messiah
3 p.m.
Masterworks Chorale joins with the Chancel Choir of Newnan First United Methodist Church in a presentation of one of the most well-known and beautiful representations of the story of Christmas through music. Former Newnanites, soprano, Sarah Taylor Umberger and mezzo soprano, Gwendolyn Reid Kuhlmann, along with tenor, Daniel Weisman, will join the choirs and chamber orchestra to sing the solo portions of Handel’s Oratorio. This a FREE concert. A love offering will be taken.
Newnan First United Methodist Church
33 Greenville St, Newnan

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