The Paper: By Date Calendar

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From Staff Reports

Each month, The Paper compiles a calendar of events taking place in and around Coweta County by date.

APRIL 11 … THURSDAY
Taste of Newnan
Main Street Newnan’s The Taste of Newnan is a fun-filled, family event, where the entire community is invited to sample menu items from our fantastic local restaurants and caterers. During the event, visitors come downtown to try “tastes” (small food or drink portions) from local food vendors. Each taste ranges between 1- 10 tickets, with each ticket costing $1. The event begins at 5  until 8:30 p.m.
https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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APRIL 11-14 and 18-21 … THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS
Newnan Theatre Company’s The Drawer Boy
Newnan Theatre Company
770-683-6282 • 24 First Ave, Newnan
https://www.newnantheatre.org

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APRIL 13  … SATURDAY
Coweta Co. MGEV 2019 Spring Plant Sale
Mark your calendars for April 13 for the Coweta MGEV Spring Plant Sale at the County Fairgrounds. Pick up the MGEV brochure at the Extension Office, and welcome native plants into your yard! Call 770-254-2620 or email [email protected] for info.
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fairgrounds Ag Building
255 Pine Road, Newnan

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APRIL 13, MAY 11, June 8, & … SATURDAYS
Night Market PTC
Night Market PTC is a monthly open to the public market, featuring music, entertainment, food and artists. 6 to 11 p.m. Weather permitting. Held at Drake Field.
155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City

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APRIL 13  … SATURDAY
Easter Craft at The Bend
Join our naturalist from 12 to 1 p.m. to paint Easter colored pine cones to look like flowers just in time for Easter Sunday! Meet at visitor center porch. $3 plus $5 parking.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan

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APRIL 13  … SATURDAY
Broadway’s Next H!T Musical
at The Nixon Centre
7 p.m. • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan
https://thenixoncentre.tix.com

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APRIL 13 & 14  … SATURDAY &  SUNDAY
Gingerlily Festival
Festival with local artists & crafters, great food, face painting, live music, and much more. A local dance group  and an Easter egg hunt! Free admission. Recreation Center in Old Town Sharpsburg. Saturday 9-5, Sunday 12-5
105 Main St., Sharpsburg, GA 30277
GingerlilyFestival.com

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APRIL 16 … TUESDAY
Lecture: Living in Coweta (feat. Bob Coggin & Norma Haynes)
The Newnan-Historical Society invites you to a lecture in the on-going series about Newnan and Coweta and the history of the area. Speaking at this event will be two well-known representatives of local families who plan to share stories of their life as Cowetans in the 30s and 40s. Please join us at the The Historic Train Depot at 6 p.m. when the doors open. The speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
30 East Broad St., Newnan, GA 30263

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APRIL 18  … THURSDAY
Food Truck Frenzy in PTC
Food Truck Frenzy at Lake McIntosh 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3501 TDK Boulevard, Peachtree City

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APRIL 18  … THURSDAY
Newnan Kiwanis Golf Tournament
at Newnan Country Club. 9 a.m. Registration and 10 a.m. Shotgun Start. 4 Man Fort Lauderdale Format. Hole In One Give Away. Registration deadline is April 9.
Info … Chip Barron 770-301-6843 or [email protected]
1356 North Hwy. 29, Newnan

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APRIL 20  … SATURDAY
KNB Great American Clean Up – TBD
*All events will be held at Newnan City Hall in the back parking lot unless otherwise noted. *Contact the KNB office at 678-673-5505 or via email at [email protected] with any questions.
https://www.keepnewnanbeautiful.org

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APRIL 20  … SATURDAY
Easter Egg Hunt at The Bend
Join us from 12 to 2 p.m. for an Easter egg hunt in the park! Ages 5 and under 12 p.m. Hunt will be in campground 1. Ages 6+ 12:45 p.m. Hunt will be in campground 1. $3 plus $5 parking.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan

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APRIL 21  … SUNDAY
Easter

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APRIL 23 … TUESDAY
Kiwanis Club High School Honors Luncheon
12 p.m. Coweta County Fairgrounds
Pine Road, Newnan

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APRIL 25   … THURSDAY
Public Safety Appreciation Luncheon
11:30  a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
275 Pine Road, Newnan

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APRIL 26   … FRIDAY
Tools For Empowerment Ribbon-Cutting Celebration
4 to 6 p.m. Door Prizes • DJ • World Food • Raffle • Fun
Donate tools and equipment and help vocational school grads around the world become self-reliant.
Changing Lives One Tool at a Time
1 Beavers St., Newnan

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APRIL 26 & 27   … FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Heard County Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo
Friday & Saturday • gates open at 6 • rodeo at 8
Bull Riding • Team Roping • Calf Roping • Barrel Racing Steer Wrestling • Bareback Bronc Riding
Charlie Hudgins concert 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
12080 Hwy. 100, Franklin

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
2019 Abby’s Angels Foundation Rainbow Run & Family Fun Day
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Coweta Fairgrounds
More info at abbysangelsfoundation.org
255 Pine Road, Newnan

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Spring Hike & Paddle at The Bend
Join us from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 plus $5 parking.

Tails on Trails Hike at The Bend
Join our naturalist from 12 to 1 p.m. and her four legged friend Scout on a hike on the Riverside Trail! $3 plus $5 parking.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Healthy Kids Day at YMCA The Summit
a FREE Family Festival for the whole community!
Enjoy Music, Games, Food and Fun for the whole family, including: · Live DJ · Family Exercise Demos, including Yoga and Zumba · Kids Obstacle Courses and Inflatables · Healthy Refreshments and Smart Snacks · Water and Swim Safety Demos · YMCA Program Demos & Activities
Learn more: ymcakidsday.com
1765 Highway 34 E, Newnan

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Newnan’s Annual Spring Home Tour
featuring homes in the Greenville St. and LaGrange St. district from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Advanced tickets $20 at ChildrenConnect Museum, 470-414-2455 and Eventbrite.com; $25 day of tour at Newnan Theatre Co. All ticket sales benefit the ChildrenConnect Newnan Children’s Museum.

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APRIL 27 … SATURDAY
Town Of Brooks Farmers’ Market
8:30 to 11:30 a.m., 4th Saturdays April – November
963 Hwy 85 Connector, Brooks

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Senoia Area Historical Society’s Annual Yard Sale
from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SAHS History Museum
6 Couch St., Senoia

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Spring Hike and Paddle at The Bend
Join us from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 5.5 mile hike along the River Trail followed by a float back down the river. Bring your own boat or rent one of ours for $30. You MUST preregister for this event by calling the office.  $12 per person plus boat rental if needed. This event fills up quickly so please register ASAP.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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APRIL 27  … SATURDAY
Christian City’s Drive & Dine Event
2nd annual Drive & Dine event at the Porsche Experience Center on April 27 to support Christian City’s children and families programs. Fast rides with pro drivers, fine food, live and silent auctions. Sponsorships available.
This event sold sold it 2018!
Website: christiancity.org/driveanddine
Event info: 770-703-2636

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APRIL 27-28 … SATURDAY-SUNDAY
WWII Heritage Days at Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, Peachtree City
WWII Heritage Days Experience the sights and sounds of World War II when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the 16th Annual WWII Heritage Days Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CAF Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility, To participate or for more information, call 678-364-1110
1200 Echo Ct., CAF Dixie Wing, Peachtree City

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APRIL 28 … SUNDAY
Taste of Senoia
from 1-4 p.m. Senoia Optimist Club will host the Taste of Senoia in Downtown Senoia. Be sure to come out and enjoy delicious food prepared by local restaurants.
Main Street, downtown Senoia

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APRIL 29  … MONDAY
Healing Bridge Clinic Spring Golf Classic
The Healing Bridge Clinic’s annual Spring Golf Classic is Monday, April 29 at PTC’s Braelinn Golf Course. Please help support the mission to provide free health care to uninsured and underinsured residents by attending the event and donating to the cause.
Questions/Registration: [email protected]
healingbridgeclinic.org

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MAY 3 … FRIDAY
Buddy Guy at Sweetland Amphitheatre
at Boyd Park • 110 Smith Street, LaGrange
https://www.sweetland.events

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MAY 4 … SATURDAY
Market Days first Saturdays • April – December
Main Street Newnan’s Market Day is around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan from 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. https://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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MAY 4  … SATURDAY
7th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K
Run, jog or walk to raise funds for adopting families to help bring their children HOME! For more information, email: [email protected] or call 770-310-8222.
www.racefortheorphans.org
Coweta County Fairgrounds
275 Pine Road, Newnan

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MAY 4  … SATURDAY
Hat & Hooves Derby Affair
Communities In Schools of Coweta County’s largest fundraiser. Enjoy the excitement of the Kentucky Derby, auctions, and an evening of celebration with friends!
5-10 p.m.
McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson St., Newnan

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MAY 4  … SATURDAY
Acrobats of Cirque-Tacular at The Nixon Centre
7 p.m.
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan
https://thenixoncentre.tix.com

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MAY 4 & 5  … SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Cotton Pickin’ Fair
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • cpfair.org
18830 Highway 85, Gay, GA 30218-2787

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MAY 5  … SUNDAY
Cinco de Mayo

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MAY 10  … FRIDAY
Newnan Police Department’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at SummerGrove
website: newnanpolice.com or contact Cpl. Adam Griffith 770.254.2355 ext. 143, email: [email protected] or  Sgt. Edward Lee 770.254.2355 ext. 140, email: [email protected]
335 SummerGrove Pkwy., Newnan

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MAY 11  … SATURDAY
2019 Relay For Life of Coweta County
Coweta County Fairgrounds
275 Pine Road, Newnan
http://main.acsevents.org/

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