The By Locations Calendar – May 2017


Chattahoochee Bend State Park

425 Bobwhite Way

More info call: 770.254.7271

Full Moon Flat Rock Hike

Friday, May 12, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Easy one-mile hike at sunset around the unique Flat Rock trail. The granite outcropping area has wide open area for viewing the moon rise. Telescope provided.  $5 cash plus $5 parking.
Hooch Hike and Paddle

Saturday, May 20, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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.

Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 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.
Glow in the Dark Bowling

Friday, May 26, 2017 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 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.

Kids to Parks Day at Chatt Bend

Saturday, May 6 to Sunday, May 7, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Packed full of fun and educational activities at the Visitors Center. Bring lunch, snacks, and water. Be prepared for the outdoors; bring bug spray, closed toe shoes, etc.  $5 plus $5 parking.

Memorial Day Duckie Race

Saturday, May 27, 2 p.m.

Check in at the Visitor’s Center for directions to the stream. Winners will receive a prize. $5 parking


Main Street Newnan

6 First Avenue


Love a Tree Day

Friday, May 5, downtown square in Newnan

Celebrate obscure national holidays each month in downtown Newnan. People are encouraged to visit downtown businesses to explore specials and promotions during these celebrations. Scavenger hunt as well.

Screen on the Square

Friday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.

At South Courthouse square in downtown Newnan. A  family-friendly, animated film will be featured in a litter-free, smoke-free environment. The event is free to the public. Families are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on. Call your favorite downtown eatery for a boxed dinner.

Market Day

Saturday, May 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. It features 50 unique booths with new vendors and one-of-a-kind items each month. The Market is open to the public, and there is no charge for admission.

Tucked Away Music Day

Saturday, May 20, 2-6 p.m.

Kick off summer in downtown Newnan with a day filled with many different cover bands and plenty of different genres of music.

Newnan Theatre Company

24 First Avenue



Steel Magnolias

By Robert Harling

May 11–14, 18–21

All showtimes are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Along with her anxious and eager assistant, Annelle, Truvy Jones styles the hair of many of the women in Chinquapin, Louisiana: wealthy widow Clairee Belcher, local curmudgeon Ouiser Boudreaux (“I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years”), compassionate career woman M’Lynn and her daughter Shelby, whose engagement is the talk of the town. The women of Chinquapin make their way over life’s many tragedies and joys and find comfort in each other.

Newnan-Coweta Historical Society

McRitchie-Hollie Museum

75 Jackson Street, Newnan


The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts

1523 Lower Fayetteville Road



The Carnegie Library


Merchant Sidewalk Sales

Saturday, May 6

Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29


(If your venue provides live music, please let us know and we will add you to the list [email protected]

The Alamo

19 W Ct Square, Newnan

(770) 683-2526

The Muckers with Born Again Heathens

May 5, $5 cover

II Tone Def

May 12, 9 p.m.

They’re back and they’re killing it!! Our monthly dose of II Tone and you know they’ll have something up their sleeves.

Sunday Sessions with Parker Crutchfield

Every Sunday, doors open at 12:30 p.m. with music at 2:30 p.m.

Sweetland Amphitheater

110 Smith Street

LaGrange, GA  30240

Bow Ties & Pearls, A Soulful Night of Jazz

Saturday, May 6

Gates open at 5 p.m., music at 6 p.m.

Kool & The Gang

Sunday, May 28

Gates open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m.

Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater

201 McIntosh Trail

Peachtree City, GA 30269


Smash Mouth

May 13

The Cellar

20 Jefferson Street



Every Friday and Saturday: “Cellar After Hours” live music with local musicians

9 – 11:45 p.m.

Chastain Park

140 W Wieuca Rd NW


(404) 233-2227

John Legend

Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m.

Philips Arena

1 Philips Dr NW

(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)

Atlanta, GA

(404) 878-3000

Chris Brown

May 2

The Weeknd

May 13

WWE Smackdown Live

May 30

Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St NE

(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)


(404) 881-2100


May 3


May 5-7, 2017


May 10

Move Beyond Live Tour

May 11

Finding Neverland

May 16 – 21

Brit Floyd

May 25

Chris Rock

May 26 -28

The Legacy Theatre

1175 Senoia Road

Suite C

Tyrone, GA., 30290

Church Basement Ladies

Through May 7

Performances Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm; Saturdays & Sundays at 3:00pm

Church Basement Ladies is an hilarious new musical celebrating the church basement kitchen and the women who work there. Lutheran ladies from rural Minnesota handle a record breaking Christmas dinner, the funeral of a dear friend, a Hawaiian Easter Fundraiser, and a steaming hot July wedding.


NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings

55 Fischer Crossings Blvd.



Regal Cinemas Georgian 14

Ashley Park

237 Newnan Crossing Bypass


Phone:(844) 462-7342

Carmike 10  

87 Newnan Station Dr.


Phone:(770) 252-8110

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