The Calendar – Sept/Oct.

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SEPTEMBER 14-17, 21-24, Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

The Kitchen Witches

Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two “mature” cable–access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on a TV show called The Kitchen Witches, the insults are flung harder than the food! Newnan Theatre Company

24 First Avenue, Newnan, GA 30263

http://www.newnantheatre.org

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SEPTEMBER 15 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs Washington-Atl

East Coweta @ North Cobb

Northgate @ Creekside

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Chili & Blues Festival

Blues and Country Music, Jam Session, History Display, Fun for Youth, Food/Craft Booths, Art and Antiques and more.

Main Street, Grantville

For more information call 770-583-8990 or email: [email protected]

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY, 8 a.m. to noon.

Caroline’s Lemonade Stand

Beacon Crest as part of the SummerGrove Garage Sale. Caroline’s Stand benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Stop by for a lemonade, a baked treat and the good feeling you get for making a difference.

Beacon Crest at SummerGrove

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Pink Posse Walk

Saturday, September 16 ~ 251 Mask Road in Brooks. Registration begins at 7 a.m.; Walk starts at 8:30. No registration fee. All receive a T-Shirt! Special Door Prizes. $1 Raffle Tickets – Yeti Cooler, Kayak Gift Pack, Flat Screen TV, Pink Bicycle, Handmade Furniture, Tools, Coach bags, jewelry and more! The Pink Posse helps cancer patients with utility bills. Help them raise some funds!

http://www.pinkposseofga.com

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Storytelling Festival In Senoia

Stories Come Alive at Senoia’s The Veranda Inn … on the porch … on the lawn … at the barn. Delightful characters and experienced tellers share Coweta Legends, Spooky Tales, Folklore, Children’s Stories. Call 770.599.3905 for tickets and more information.

252 Seavy St, Senoia, GA 30276

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Celebrating A Life:

The Keesha Vessell Vasculitis Walk

Saturday, September 16, 2017. Registration: 8:00 AM

2 Mile Walk begins at 8:45 AM. Temple Avenue Veterans Park @ corner of Temple Ave & Jackson Street

More info email

[email protected]

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SEPTEMBER 16 … SATURDAY

Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Saturday at 11:00 a.m. With severe weather events becoming more frequent and often more extreme, it is more important than ever that everyone is prepared for disasters. Larry Chappell, the Coweta CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) coordinator will share with participants the resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. Registration is required.

Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625

25 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

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SEPTEMBER 16 & 17 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY

40th Annual Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival

The 40th Annual Shakerag Festival features arts, crafts, and food vendors from all over Georgia and neighboring states.

McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex

Peachtree City

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SEPTEMBER 18-20 … Mon., Tues., Wed.

Citizen’s Firearm Safety Course

Coweta County Sheriff’s Office offers Citizen’s Firearms Fundamental 3 part program designed to provide basic instruction in the safe and effective use of firearms (primarily handguns). Students, age 21 or older (18-20 years can participate if accompanied by parent or guardian) must attend all 3 sessions. For more information contact Marsha Dailey 678.423.6739 or [email protected]

560 Greison Trail, Newnan

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SEPTEMBER 19 … TUESDAY

Taylor 2 – American Modern Dance

Paul Taylor established Taylor 2 in 1993 to ensure that his works could be seen by audiences all over the world, unhindered by economic or technical limitations. Mr. Taylor worked with longtime colleague Linda Hodes to create a company that could accommodate performance requests as well as teach and provide community outreach.

7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan,. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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SEPTEMBER 21 … THURSDAY

Page Turners Book Club

Central Library’s book club meets once a month to discuss the monthly selection. So, if you’re interested, grab the book and join us for an hour of fun with other bibliophiles. Thursday, September 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Central Branch. Ages 18 and up.

Sept. 21 – “Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

Oct.19 – “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel

Nov. 16 – “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett

Dec. 14 – “Camino Island” by John Grisham

Jan. 18 – “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles

Central Branch Library • 770-683-2052

85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA 30265

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SEPTEMBER 22 – October 1

Kiwanis Coweta County Fair

http://www.cowetacountyfair.org

275 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

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SEPTEMBER 22 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs West Forsyth HC

East Coweta @ Arabia Mtn

Northgate vs South Paulding

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SEPTEMBER 23 … SATURDAY

Fido Fest 5K/1 Mile Fun Run

Newnan Coweta Humane Society is hosting the “Fido Fest 5K/1Mile Fun Run” in Ashley Park, Newnan on Saturday, September 23 at 8 a.m. Register now! Early registration open! Race is September 23! Register at: http://www.active.com/newnan-ga/running/distance-running-races/fido-fest-5k-and-fun-run-2017

Ashley Park •http://www.active.com

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SEPTEMBER 28 … THURSDAY

Ribbon Cutting: Boys and Girls Club

5:00 p.m. at

72 Wesley Street, Newnan, GA 30263

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SEPTEMBER 28 … THURSDAY

Blood Drive @ Library

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, September 28  from 2 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Central Branch Library. Those interested in donating blood at the library may choose to save time by scheduling an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org and click on “Make a Blood Donation Appointment”. redcrossblood.org

Central Branch Library • 770-683-2052

85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA 30265

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SEPTEMBER 29 … FRIDAY

Peace in the Park

A “Community Gathering, Visual for Peace” Join Real Talk on the Square for Peace in the Park on September 29th from 7-8:30pm at Greenville Street Park in Downtown Newnan

Greenville Street Park

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SEPTEMBER 29 … FRIDAY

Pianist Joey Alexander

After first encountering the piano at the age of six, Joey Alexander was quickly playing jazz standards from his father’s record collection by ear. Born on the island of Bali, this 14-year-old phenomenon is now wowing audiences all over the world, including Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Jazz Foundation of America at the Apollo, and the 2016 Grammy Awards, where he received two nominations.

7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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SEPTEMBER 29 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Northgate @ Alexander

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SEPTEMBER 30 … SATURDAY

Joey’s Ride – 10th Annual

Joey’s Ride is a fully escorted motorcycle ride through the streets of Fayette County.  Registration begins: 10:00 a.m.. Kickstands up: 12:00 p.m. (noon). Rider donation: $25 which includes a t-shirt. There will be a Live Auction, Silent Auction and Raffles! All proceeds benefit Joey’s Toy Box, a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide comfort and support to the children and families engaged in the battle of childhood cancer.

Big Daddy’s Oyster Bar & Pub

101 Crossings E #3, Peachtree City

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SEPTEMBER 30 … SATURDAY

Cruisin’ to the Oldies Senoia Car Show

http://www.enjoysenoia.com

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SEPTEMBER 30 … SATURDAY

Hogansville Hummingbird Tower Trail Run

Annual fundraiser for runners and walkers of all ages. Experience Hogansville on a beautiful fall morning as you run or walk a 5K route along the Tower Trail, past the historic homes on Oak Street, through downtown Main Street, and around one of Hogansville’s oldest residential neighborhoods. Prizes are awarded to race winners in age categories.

$20 registration before 9/16/2017, then $25 day of race. $10 kids 12 and under. Race day registration will begin at 8 a.m. ,race at 9 a.m. http://www.hummingbirdfestival.com/

hogansville-5k-run-walk-fundraiser.html

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SEPTEMBER 30 … SATURDAY

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Hooch Hike and Paddle

A 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch and break for lunch. Then a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+  $12 per person plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM

Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM

Glow In The Dark Bowling

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. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 8 PM to 9:30 PM

Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

770.254.7271

425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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October 1 … SUNDAY

Lewis Grizzard & Catfish

Memorial Bike Ride, Moreland

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October 5 … THURSDAY

Fall Taste of Newnan

Fine, flavorful foods from many local restaurants for the price of a token. 5 to 8:30 p.m.

downtown Newnan

http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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OCTOBER 5 … FRIDAY

Dixieland Jazz Band Hotlanta

Hotlanta, a six-piece Dixieland jazz band from Atlanta, recreates the sounds of jazz as heard during the early decades of this century in New Orleans. Palmer Wood, in Atlanta’s “Highpoint Magazine” calls Hotlanta “a trip to New Orleans without the hangover!”

7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan,. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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October 5 … THURSDAY

Fifth Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

Newnan Junior Service League hosts their annual Sporting Clay Shoot at Blalock Lake Thursday, October 5 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration and breakfast begin at 9 a.m., with the shoot beginning at 10 am. Lunch is provided after the last shoot, at or about noon. Option to borrow a gun and shooters of all skill levels are welcome! The NJSL has partnered with Blalock Lakes to provide a challenging 12-station course with a variety of presentations. Proceeds from the Sporting Clay Shoot support the Annual Christmas in Newnan and NJSL Scholarship programs. Sponsorship opportunities and registration form are available at visit www.njslserves.org, or e-mail our Clay Shoot Co-Chairs, Emily Gates and Linzi Cochran, at [email protected] Ticket info

http://www.njslserves.org

4075 New Corinth Rd, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 6 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs Wheeler

East Coweta vs West Lake

Northgate @ New Manchester

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Teacher Work Day Friday, Oct. 6

Student Holiday Monday, Oct. 9

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OCTOBER 7 … FIRST SATURDAYS

Market Day

Market Day is hosted by Main Street Newnan on the first Saturday of every month from April-December, 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.

http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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OCTOBER 7 … SATURDAY

2017 Coweta Strong Ride ‘n Cruise

Bridging the Gap 2017 Coweta Strong Ride N Cruise Saturday, October 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds. $25 per bike or car & $5 per passenger. Registration includes lunch and family fun.

Email [email protected] for more info

Pine Road, Newnan, GA

http://www.legacyfromtheheart.com

http://www.btgcommunity.org

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OCTOBER 7 … SATURDAY

Senoia’s Merchant Sidewalk Sales

http://www.enjoysenoia.com

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OCTOBER 7 … SATURDAY

Bend Fest

A fall festival at Chattahoochee Bend State Park featuring hay rides, activities for kids, arts, crafts, food and more with local vendors. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to public. $5 vehicle park pass required.

425 Bob White Way, Newnan

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OCTOBER 13 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan @ Campbell

East Coweta @ Wheeler

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OCTOBER 13 … FRIDAY

Matthew West & Jordan Feliz

Joy FM recently announced Matthew West and Jordan Feliz are coming to Newnan in October. Get more details and tickets at:

http://www.thejoyfm.com/matthew-west

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OCTOBER 14 … SATURDAY

Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Annual Meeting

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OCTOBER 14 … SATURDAY

TombTales & ArtFest:

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

Join Newnan-Coweta Historical Society on a tour at dusk through Newnan’s Historic Oak Hill Cemetery on a guided walk of select gravesites. Storytellers and guides captivate guests with lively, engaging tales while dancers, musicians and artists also contribute to this special event that celebrates living, history and the arts. Limited tickets available. Tours $22 Adults / $11 Children 12 & under, start every 20 minutes from McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson St., Newnan. Refreshments. Not recommended for young children. Tickets at McRitchie-Hollis Museum or Eventbrite.com

74 Jackson St. • www.eventbrite.com

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OCTOBER 15 … SUNDAY

Mountain Faith Band

The Mountain Faith Band perform their unique brand of Americana / Roots music. When their tour schedule allows, you may find the band performing a prepared program to promote literacy and character education at elementary and high schools along their route. Getting to know MFB is easy; their humility, kindness and love of community shines through on stage and casual conversation.  3 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787

http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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