The By Locations Calendar – February 2018


Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way

Valentines Arts and Crafts
Sunday, Feb. 11, 1-4 p.m.
Need a last minute Valentines gift? Join us at the Visitor’s Center to make crafts for that special someone. All ages welcome. $5 parking.

Couples Hike
Saturday, Feb. 17, 6:30-8 p.m.
Miss out on Valentine’s Day plans? No worries, there is still time! Join our ranger for a leisurely walk on the River trail and spend some time with your sweetheart.Meet at the River trail entrance or stop by the Visitor’s Center for details. Be sure to bring a flashlight and wear closed toe shoes. Dress appropriately for the weather. $5 parking.

February Fitness Hike
Saturday, Feb. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Keep up with those New Year’s resolutions with a long hike on our Wild Turkey Trail. Be sure to wear closed toe shoes and bring plenty of water. Meet at the Visitor Center. All ages welcome. $5 parking.

Coweta County Calendar of Events

The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan

The Black Market Trust
Saturday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
The Black Market Trust is an American pop/vocal jazz band whose current release combines the sounds of the great American crooners and vocal groups with the romantic Eastern European gypsy fire of jazz. Consisting of five world class musicians who have traveled the globe recording and performing on the world’s biggest stages and with music’s most renowned artists, The Black Market Trust capitalizes on their experience and pedigree to deliver a new and exciting sound.

The Olate Dogs Variety Show
Sunday, March 4, 3 p.m.
Olate Dogs is an American dog trick act featuring father-and-son trainers Richard and Nicholas Olate. The group won the seventh season (2012) of America’s Got Talent, claiming the US$1,000,000 first prize.

The Anne Quinn Powel Author Series Presents Amor Towles
Lecture and book signing
Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Amor Towles graduated from Yale College and received an MA in English from Stanford University. His thesis at Stanford, a short story cycle called “The Temptations of Pleasure”, was published in 1989 in Paris Review 112.
Mr. Towles’s first novel, Rules of Civility, which was published in 2011, was a New York Times bestseller and was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books of 2011. The book has been translated into over 15 languages, its French translation receiving the 2012 Prix Fitzgerald. In the fall of 2012, the novel was optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film.
Mr. Towles’s second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, which was published in 2016, was on the New York Times bestseller list for over forty weeks in hardcover and was named one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR.

Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan

Use this link to see their calendar of events, which includes classes from the University of West Georgia:
Senoia Downtown Development Authority

Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue

Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m.
We are the Newnan Theatre Company’s Improvisation Troupe. We perform unscripted scenes in order to improve our craft, explore theatrical relationships, and have a good time.

Peter and the Starcatcher
March 1-4, 8-11
Tony–winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best–selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
McRitchie-Hollie Museum
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.

Feb. 9, Friday vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 11, Sunday vs. Detroit Pistons, 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 26, Monday vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28, Wednesday vs. Indiana Pacers, 7:30 p.m.
March 2, Friday vs. Golden State Warriors, 7:30 p.m.
March 4, Sunday vs. Phoenix Suns, 3:30 p.m.
March 11, Sunday vs. Chicago Bulls, 3:30 p.m.
March 13, Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, 7:30 p.m.
March 15, Thursday vs. Charlotte Hornets, 7:30 p.m.

March 11, Sunday vs. D.C. United, 3 p.m.
March 17, Saturday vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 7:30 p.m.
All Home Games played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Ticket prices range from $25-$269
For info, call 678-420-7200 or visit


For local music, please check out Kris Youman’s column elsewhere in this edition.

Sweetland Amphitheater
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA  30240


The Fred
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269

Welcome to the Fred

Chastain Park
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
(404) 233-2227

Philips Arena
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
(404) 878-3000

Disney On Ice
Feb. 15-19

Gabriel Inglesias
Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

Blake Shelton
March 8, 7 p.m.

Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
(404) 881-2100

Mary J. Blige
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 8 p.m.

Feb. 24-28

Mercy Me
March 2

Celtic Woman
March 9

Serenbe Playhouse
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268


The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Suite C
Tyrone, GA., 30290

Southside Theatre Company
PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213


NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings
55 Fischer Crossings Blvd.
Sharpsburg, GA 30277

Regal Cinemas Georgian 14
Ashley Park
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
Newnan, GA 30265
Phone:(844) 462-7342

Carmike 10
87 Newnan Station Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265
Phone:(770) 252-8110

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