The Paper: By Locations Calendar
CHATTAHOOCHEE BEND STATE PARK
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan
• Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9, 16, 23, 30
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. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking.
• Bald Eagle Program
Saturday, March 9, noon to 1 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn more about Bald Eagles and take a short hike with us to our resident eagles nest! Meet at Picnic Shelter #2 $3 plus $5 parking.
• Homeschooling in the Park – Exotic Species
Wednesday, March 13, noon-1 p.m.
Join our naturalist to learn about the effects of exotic species on native Georgia species. Meet at Cabins Picnic Shelter $3 plus $5 parking
• St. Patrick’s Day crafts
Saturday, March 16, noon-1 p.m.
Join our naturalist and make St. Patrick’s day crafts just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Meet at visitor center porch. $3 plus $5 parking.
• Go Green Hike
Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. – noon
Wear something green and join us in going green for St. Patrick’s Day by cleaning up the river trail! Free to all guest, meet at day use area. $5 parking.
• Shamrock Archery
Saturday, March 30, 1-3 p.m.
Join our naturalist for archery in the park. Ages 10+, MUST pre-register for this event. Meet at field near day use bathrooms $12 plus $5 parking.
THE DONALD W. NIXON CENTRE FOR PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS
770-254-2787 • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
• A Little Afternoon Music with The Masterworks Chorale
Sunday, March 24
Featuring the Carrollton Jazz Orchestra, a 20-piece jazz band in residence at the Center for the Arts in Carrollton, Georgia. Constructed in the traditional instrumentation of the “big band” the orchestra is a collective of select musicians who value the creative opportunity to rehearse and perform challenging and complex jazz in the context of a contemporary jazz orchestra format.
MAIN STREET NEWNAN
770-253-8283 • 6 First Avenue, Newnan
• Spring Art Walk
Friday, March 29, 5-9 p.m.
The Art Walk Event is our celebration of local art, and is hosted twice a year in Downtown Newnan! Visitors can expect to stroll through over 25 locations and see the work of at least 40 artists, and you will find a wide variety of art styles and mediums.
• Market Day
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 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.
OTHER COWETA COUNTY LOCATIONS
• Coweta County Visitors & Convention Center
• Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
770-251-0207 • 75 Jackson Street, Newnan
• The Carnegie Library
770-683-1347 • 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan
Check out musician Kris Youmans’ column on local live music elsewhere in this publication
• Sweetland Amphitheater
110 Smith Street, LaGrange, GA 30240
April 6 … John Prine
• The Fred Amphitheater
770-631-0630 • 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, 30269
• Chastain Park
404-233-2227 • 140 W Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta
• State Farm Arena
404-878-3000 • 1 Philips Dr NW, Atlanta
March 12 … Pink
March 15 … Erykah Badu & Nas
March 16 … Winter Jam
March 20 … Mumford and Sons
March 22 … Travis Scott
March 28 … Jeff Dunham
• Fox Theatre
404-881-2100 • 660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
March 9 … Experience Hendrix
March 14 … Celtic Woman – Ancient Land
March 22-24 … Jersey Boys
March 26 … The Price Is Right Live
PLAYS / THEATRES
NEWNAN THEATRE COMPANY
770-683-6282 • 24 First Avenue, Newnan
• The Boys Next Door
March 7-10, 14-17
The Boys Next Door tells the story of four men with various mental disabilities who have been placed in a group home. It takes place over a two-month period and shows, through a series of vignettes, how the men are trying to fit in and find their place in society again.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
March 13 – April 7
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
1175 Senoia Road, Suite C Tyrone, GA., 30290
SOUTHSIDE THEATRE COMPANY
770-969-0956 • 20 West Campbellton Street, Fairburn, GA 30213
• NCG Cinemas at Fischer Crossings
678-326-4460 • 55 Fischer Crossings Blvd. • Sharpsburg, GA 30277
• Regal Cinemas Georgian 14
844-462-7342 • Ashley Park, 237 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan, GA 30265
• AMC Classic Newnan 10
770-252-8110 • 87 Newnan Station Dr., Newnan, GA 30265