The By Locations Calendar – May 2017
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
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.
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
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
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]
19 W Ct Square, Newnan
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.
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
20 Jefferson Street
Every Friday and Saturday: “Cellar After Hours” live music with local musicians
9 – 11:45 p.m.
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m.
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
WWE Smackdown Live
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
May 5-7, 2017
Move Beyond Live Tour
May 16 – 21
May 26 -28
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
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
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
87 Newnan Station Dr.