The Paper: By Location Calendar
Below are Things to Do in and around Coweta County as listed by location. This calendar of events appears monthly in The Paper.
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays on November 9, 16, 23, 30, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list! $5 parking
Fall Painting at the Bend
Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 to 10 a.m.
Join us to paint your own canvas at the river boat ramp. Bring warm clothes and a blanket/towel to sit on. No experience needed, all supplies are provided. Please call and preregister for this event. $12 plus $5 parking.
Homeschool – Turkey Talk
Wednesday, Nov. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn about wild turkeys and play turkey BINGO! $5 plus $5 parking.
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Nov. 16, noon to 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist for the last Meet the Turtles of the season! Come see stumpy and his friends as we talk about what turtles do in the winter. $5 parking
Thanksgiving Fall Craft
Saturday, Nov. 23, noon to 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist for turkey pinecones crafts to decorate for Thanksgiving with. All materials will be provided. $5 plus $5 parking.
Create Your Own Hiking Stick
Saturday, Nov. 30, noon to 1 p.m.
Pick your own bamboo stick and paracord to wrap your stick and decorate it however you want! $5 plus $5 parking.
Coweta County Calendar of Events
The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
Vienna Boys Choir
Featuring 100 choristers between the ages of nine and fourteen, divided into four touring choirs. Each choir spends nine to eleven weeks of the academic year on tour. Together, the choirs give 300 concerts each year, attended by almost half a million spectators around the world. The choir regularly tours Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. The Vienna Boys Choir repertoire includes everything from medieval to contemporary music.
Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
SINATRA FOREVER is a concert that pays homage to one of the greatest singers of all time. This is not an impersonation show, but an interpretation performed by Rick Michel. “I think Frank Sinatra was the most articulate of all the pop and standard singers,” said Michel. “He made songs his own by uniquely phrasing the words to wrap around the melody line like no one else before him or since.”
Nov. 19, 7 p.m.
ENSEMBLE CHACONNE enthralls audiences with dramatic period-instrument performances of music from Renaissance and Baroque Europe. Their repertoire ranges from well-known masterpieces to recently discovered works. Peter H. Bloom (Renaissance and Baroque flutes), Carol Lewis (viola da gamba), and Olav Chris Henriksen (lute, theorbo, and early guitar) bring exhilaration and theatrical intensity to an intimate chamber setting.
Main Street Newnan
6 First Avenue, Newnan
Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, Nov 09, 9-9:45 a.m.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Monday, Nov. 11, 11-11:55 a.m.
Holiday Sip and See
Friday, Nov. 15, 5-9 p.m.
This event is a great opportunity for visitors to get started on their holiday shopping while the holiday inventory is plentiful! There will also be a night market, live music, and food trucks along with hor d’oeuvres and refreshments from the retailers.
Friday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On Plaid Friday shop in Downtown Newnan and simplify your Day-After-Thanksgiving experience! The name “Plaid Friday” celebrates the idea of LOCAL!, Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,”
Santa on the Square
Friday, Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m.
Santa will arrive downtown in a Fire Truck, and will immediately light the Christmas tree located on the Court House Square. After the lighting of the Christmas tree, children are invited to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list!
Saturday, Dec. 7, 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.
2019 Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m.
This year, the city of Newnan presents “Christmas Movies” in downtown Newnan. Several local businesses, churches, schools and others will display various floats and performances inspired from some of your favorite Christmas Classics!
Senoia Downtown Development Authority
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.
Check out musician Kris Youmans’ column on local live music elsewhere in this publication
110 Smith Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
Sweetland On Ice
Nov. 22 – Feb. 17
201 McIntosh Trail
Peachtree City, 30269
140 W Wieuca Rd NW
State Farm Arena
1 Philips Dr NW
(at Centennial Olympic Park Dr)
The Black Keys
Casting Crowns, Hillsong Worship and more
Black Friday R&B Mega Fest
660 Peachtree St NE
(at Ponce de Leon Ave NE)
Through Nov. 17
Disney Jr. Holiday Party
The Avett Brothers
Elf on the Shelf, A Christmas Musical
Travis Tritt’s Thanksgiving Homecoming
Puddles Pity Party
910 Selborne Lane Suite 210
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
The Legacy Theatre
1175 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA., 30290
Sanders Family Christmas
November 22nd – December 22nd, Diamond Weekends: Nov. 22nd-Dec. 1st
Performances Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm; Saturdays & Sundays at 3:00pm
Sanders Family Christmas is the sequel to Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s wildly successful bluegrass gospel musical Smoke on the Mountain. It’s December 24, 1941, and America is going to war. So is Dennis Sanders, of the Sanders Family Singers. Join Pastor Mervin Oglethorpe and the rest of the Sanders family as they send Dennis off with hilarious and touching stories and twenty-five Southern Gospel Christmas favorites.
Southside Theatre Company
PO Box 616
Fairburn, GA 30213
A Tuna Christmas
December 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including the hot competition in the annual lawn-display contest.
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
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