The Paper: By Location Calendar
From Staff Reports
Each month, The Paper compiles a calendar of events taking place in and around Coweta County by location.
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan
Saturday, April 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist 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.
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20, noon to 2 p.m.
Join us for an Easter egg hunt in the park! Ages 5 and under. Hunt will be in campground 1.
Spring Hike and Paddle
Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join us for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with an hour long paddle down. You MUST pre-register for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 plus $5 parking.
Tails on the Trail
Saturday, April 27, noon – 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist and her four legged friend Scout on a hike on the Riverside Trail! $3 plus $5 parking.
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
770-254-2787 • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
The Acrobats of the Cirque-Tacular
Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m.
Featuring feature one dazzling circus feat after another in a high-energy, family-friendly flurry of fun! Indulge your curiosity and celebrate your senses as our troupe of acrobats, aerialists, and circus specialty artists bend, twist, flip, and fly into your hearts! ind-boggling artistry and athleticism ignites the imagination of the young and the young in spirit alike!
Main Street Newnan
770-253-8283 • 6 First Avenue, Newnan
Taste of Newnan
Thursday, April 11, 5-8:30 p.m.
A fun-filled, family event that is hosted along the square in downtown Newnan, where the entire community is invited to sample menu items from our fantastic Newnan-Coweta restaurants and caterers.
Homes of Distinction Tour
Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
30 Temple Ave, Newnan, 678-521-7635
You’re invited to climb the porch steps, cross the threshold and explore Newnan and its rich past in the historic Greenville and LaGrange neighborhoods. From gracious Italianates to cozy bungalows; featuring a beautiful variety of architecture and décor!
Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Market will feature over 50 unique spaces, with a variety of one-of-a-kind gift items. Market Day favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams & jellies, pottery, art, hand-woven baskets, leather products, etc.
Newnan Theatre Company
770-683-6282 • 24 First Avenue, Newnan
Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
770-251-0207 • 75 Jackson Street, Newnan
The Carnegie Library
770-683-1347 • 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan
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.
706-298-5434 • 110 Smith Street, LaGrange
May 3, 8 p.m.
The title of Buddy Guy’s latest album says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well. The legendary blues artist’s eighteenth solo LP and follow-up to 2015’s Born to Play Guitar showcases his raw and unadulterated sound.
770-631-0630 • 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City
April 13, 8 p.m.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
May 11, 8 p.m.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Southern Ground Amphitheater
770-719-4173 • 301 LaFayette Avenue, Fayetteville
May 10, 8 p.m.
Gates open at 7 p.m.
404-233-2227 • 140 W Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta
April 20, 8 p.m.
State Farm Arena
404-878-3000 • 1 Philips Dr NW (at Centennial Olympic Park Dr), Atlanta
404-881-2100 • 660 Peachtree St NE (at Ponce de Leon Ave NE), Atlanta
Atlanta Blues Festival
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills
March 13 – April 14
Starring American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Broadway and X Factor finalist Rachel Potter. The story of one family’s struggle living in the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War leaps to life in a hidden field in Serenbe, transporting you to the rolling hills of Virginia. A theatrical journey of heartbreak and hope will erupt out of an actual Civil War reenactment.
The Legacy Theatre
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone
The Bridges of Madison County
April 26-May 19
Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team, The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question” “What if…?” This sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave audiences breathless.
Southside Theatre Guild
770-969-0956 • 20 West Campbellton Street, Fairburn
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
May 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12
A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend.
NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings
678-326-4460 • 55 Fischer Crossings Blvd., Sharpsburg
Regal Cinemas Georgian 14, Ashley Park
844-462-7342 • 237 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan
AMC Classic 10
770-252-8110 • 87 Newnan Station Dr., Newnan