The Locations – Nov/Dec
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Saturday, Nov. 11, noon to 3 p.m.
Breeze through the fallen leaves as you search for items on the scavenger hunt! Lists will be given out at the Visitor Center with items you can find around the park. Bring your completed list with your items to the office for a special prize! $5 parking.
Hooch Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.. to 3 p.m.
Get the best of both worlds at the Bend — a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch and break for lunch. Then, a short instruction session to get you on your way; 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.
Sensory Awareness Night Hike
Friday, Nov. 24, 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Join the ranger for an easy night hike along the River Trail with experiments to test your senses. We will have hot cocoa to keep your hands warm and taste buds happy on this cool night! Bring a flashlight and sturdy shoes. Dress appropriately for cooler weather. Ages 8 and older. $5 plus $5 parking.
Games at the Park
Saturday, 2-3 p.m.
Meet on the Helipad in front of campground #1 for some games of all ages! $1 plus $5 parking.
Glow in the Dark Bowling
Saturday, Nov. 25, 8:30 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.
Coweta County Calendar of Events
Christmas Tour of Homes
This event is hosted by Newnan Presbyterian Preschool and Kindergarten. Tickets will be on sale beginning in November at the Coweta County Convention and Visitors Bureau in the Historic 1904 Coweta County Courthouse. Cash only Please! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the event. Homes are in the College-Temple district.
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
Thursday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.
Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s 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 when he encounters friendly caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, Nutcracker soldiers, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King.This delightful holiday production will make children wide-eyed with delight and warm even the smallest of hearts.
Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas
Saturday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.
Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas is a family-friendly holiday show that celebrates the classic Carpenters’ Christmas recordings! Only at this show can you hear their greatest hits like “Close to You,” “Yesterday Once More,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” and all your holiday favorites! With Harry Sharpe directing the show, Michelle Berting Brett takes center stage, accompanied by a 7-piece Nashville band. 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!
Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan
Friday, Nov. 24
On Plaid Friday, (the day after Thanksgiving,) shop in downtown Newnan and simplify your Day-After-Thanksgiving experience!
Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses, especially during the holiday season. 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
Nov. 24, 6-8 p.m.
During the event, Santa visits downtown Newnan to greet children, who are welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list! The downtown streets will close within the hours prior to the event, as Santa will be making a special trip from the North Pole to the downtown Newnan Square!S anta will arrive downtown in a Fire Truck, and will immediately light the beautiful downtown Christmas Tree before the event begins.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, Nov. 25
Small Business Saturday is a nationally celebrated shopping event that takes place within downtowns, and other small businesses across the United States. The day is intended to encourage American shoppers to consider buying from small retailers and merchants as they check off their holiday gift lists. The timing of this annual shopping event is intentional, as it always occurs on the 4th Saturday of November, following “Black Friday,” and prior to the recently established “Cyber Monday” shopping events.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Market Day is hosted by Main Street Newnan every month from April-December, around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan. 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
Newnan Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 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.
Senoia Downtown Development Authority
Merchant Open House
Friday, Nov. 10, 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.
Light Up Senoia
Saturday, December 2
Candlelight Tour of Homes
Sunday, Dec. 10
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue
By William Mastrosimone
Nov 9–12, 16–19
Marjorie is home alone when Raul enters through her unlocked door and attempts to attack and rape her.
It’s A Wonderful Life
Adapted for the stage by James Rodgers, based on the film directed by Frank Capra
Nov 30–Dec 3, 7–10
A Charlie Brown Christmas
By Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer by special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson
Dec 14–17 21–23,
Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
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.
Nov. 12, Sunday vs. Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m.
Nov. 26, Sunday vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m.
Dec. 3, Sunday vs. Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m.
Dec. 7, Thursday vs. New Orleans Saints, 8:25 p.m.
Home Games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
For ticket info, call 404-223-8000 or visit www.atlantafalcons.com
Nov. 15, Wednesday vs. Sacramento Kings, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 18, Saturday vs. Boston Celtics, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 22, Wednesday vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 24, Friday vs. New York Knicks, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 25, Saturday vs. Toronto Raptors, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 30, Thursday, Cleveland Cavaliers, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 4, Monday vs. New Jersey Nets, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 9, Saturday vs. Orlando Magic, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 14, Thursday vs. Detroit Pistons, 7:30 p.m.
Home Games at Philips Arena.
For ticket info, call 404-878-3000 or 866-715-1500 or visit: nba.com/hawks
19 W Ct Square, Newnan
Soul Sessions with Tyler Wallace
Every Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m.
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269
20 Jefferson Street
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Dead and Company
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
Hillary Clinton Live
Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m.
Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
The Snow Queen
Nov. 30 – Dec. 30
The Natural Playground at Serenbe
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA., 30290
A Taffeta Christmas
Nov. 17 – Dec. 17
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
237 Newnan Crossing Bypass
Newnan, GA 30265
87 Newnan Station Dr.
Newnan, GA 30265