The Locations – Sept/Oct.
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Hooch Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Sep 30, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 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.
Glow in the Dark Bowling
Saturday, Sept. 30, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 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
Chili and Blues Festival
Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Blues and country music, jam sessions, arts and crafts, food.
For more information call 770-583-8990 or email:
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
American Modern Dance
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
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. Mr. Taylor looked back to the 1954 origins of the Paul Taylor Dance Company for the structure of his new company: six professionals with a particular gift for his style who perform his work throughout the world.
Friday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
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 13-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—one for Best Improvised Jazz Solo for the track “Giant Steps” from his debut album My Favorite Things, and the second for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz
Thursday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
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. Using clarinet, cornet, trombone, banjo, tuba and drums, they bring to life old favorites like Royal Garden Blues, South, Riverboat Shuffle, Fidgety Feet and of course, the classic, When the Saints Go Marchin’ In. Palmer Wood, in Atlanta’s “Highpoint Magazine” calls Hotlanta “a trip to New Orleans without the hangover!”
Mountain Faith Band
Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m.
Since 2000, The Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana / Roots music to audiences from coast to coast. 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.
Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan
Coweta County Farmer’s Market
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Sept. 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 11.
The Coweta County Farmer’s Market offers locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, and fresh cut flowers. The market opens on the second weekend in June, and typically closes during the middle of October.
Fall Taste of Newnan
Friday, Oct. 5, 5 to 8:30 p.m.
The Taste of Newnan is a fun-filled, family event that is hosted twice a year along the square in downtown Newnan, where the entire community is invited to sample menu items from more than 40 Newnan-Coweta restaurants and caterers. Entertainment is also provided during the event, with two stages featuring family-friendly, live music, and a “Kid’s Zone” along West Washington Avenue.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 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
Friday, Oct. 13, 5 to 9 p.m.
The Oktoberfest celebration is designed to bring beer enthusiasts downtown to enjoy a night of tasting craft brews. Over 30+ downtown businesses participants extend their business hours, and their hospitality, to downtown guest to serve as tasting locations for the different varieties of craft beer that is available for sampling
Newnan Theatre Company
24 First Avenue
The Kitchen Witches
by Caroline Smith
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-Coweta Historical Society
75 Jackson Street, Newnan
Tomb Tales & Art Fest Oct. 14
Saturday, Oct. 14
Tickets available at NCHS and online at Eventbrite.com
Join NCHS as we 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 and under, start every 20 minutes from McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson St., 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.
Sept. 15, Friday vs. New York Mets, 7:35 p.m.
Sept. 16, Saturday vs. New York Mets, 7:10 p.m.
Sept. 17, Sunday vs. New York Mets, 1:35 p.m.
Sept. 19, Tuesday vs. Washington Nationals, 7:35 p.m.
Sept. 20, Wednesday vs. Washington Nationals, 7:35 p.m.
Sept. 21, Thursday vs. Washington Nationals, 7:35 p.m.
Sept. 22, Friday vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 7:35 p.m.
Sept. 23, Saturday vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 7:10 p.m.
Sept. 24, Sunday vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:35 p.m.
Sept. 17, Sunday vs. Green Bay Packers, 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 1, Sunday vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m.
Oct. 15, Sunday vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m.
Sept. 20, Wednesday vs. L.A. Galaxy, 7 p.m.
Sept. 23, Saturday vs. Montreal Impact, 7 p.m.
Sept. 27, Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Union, 7 p.m.
Oct. 3, Tuesday vs. Minnesota United FC, 7 p.m.
Oct. 22, Sunday vs. Toronto FC, 4 p.m.
Oct. 9, Monday vs. Memphis Grizzlies (Exh.), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 12, Thursday vs. Dallas Mavericks (Exh.), 7:30 p.m.
19 W Ct Square, Newnan
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
Friday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m.
The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band sees Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ share the stage with their band for an exciting night of music, performing songs from their long-anticipated collaborative album ‘TajMo’, coming May 5, 2017 on Concord Records.
Sweetland Craft Beer and Music Festival ‘17
Saturday, Oct. 21, 4 to 9 p.m.
The second annual Sweetland Craft Beer & Music Festival is an outdoor festival featuring breweries from across the southeast and beyond on the Great Lawn at Sweetland. The festival features great live music, local food vendors, lawn games, a SEC football viewing area & more.
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269
20 Jefferson Street
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
2 Cellos: The Score Tour
Friday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
Oct. 20 and 21
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
Michael Carbonaro Live
The Kind and I
Sept. 26 – Oct. 1
9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
The Sleepy Hollow Experience
Sept. 28 – Nov. 5
Wed-Sun, 8 p.m.
Late show Fri-Sat, 10:30 p.m.
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA., 30290
Southside Theatre Company
PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213
Cot. 12-15, 19-21
Evening performances (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) begin at 8:00 PM. Sunday Matinee Performances begin at 2:30PM.
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