The Weekend Guide: December 9-10-11
From Staff Reports
Plenty to do this weekend in and around Coweta County as the Holiday Season gets into high gear.
Below is the calendar for December 9-11. If you have an event to submit for a future Weekend Guide, email [email protected].
DECEMBER 9 / FRIDAY
6TH ANNUAL POLAR EXPRESS PJ PARTY AT NEWNAN CARNEGIE LIBRARY
6 p.m. … Join them for cookie decorating & hot chocolate. The movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Feel free to bring blankets and pillows, chairs will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/467544075917
COWETA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
Various events taking place at respective Coweta branches. For info: cowetapubliclibrary.org
• Chapter Chat at Senoia Branch, 11 a.m.
• What’s Cooking on TikTok? At Grantville Branch, 4 p.m.
NEWNAN THEATRE COMPANY: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – A LIVE RADIO PLAY
24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
December 9-11 (Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. / Sunday at 3 p.m.) This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Tickets range from $15 to $25. For tickets, visit newnantheatre.org.
DECEMBER 10 / SATURDAY
SENOIA FARMERS MARKET
40 Travis Street, Senoia
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Produce, vendors and artisans. Every Saturday.
PAWS AND CADDY CLAUS AT MORGAN’S MARKET
83 Oaklawn Circle, Newnan • 770-301-0168
10 a.m. to Noon … Morgan’s Market will donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to support the K9 teams of Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and Newnan Police Department. Co-sponsor Cadillac Jack will be there to liven up the event. Professional photographs available, too! Come join the fun and get ready for Christmas! Get your Christmas tree, wreaths, poinsettias, hand-crafted gifts and more.
SELFIES AT THE AVENUE WITH HOLIDAY CHARACTERS
239 City Circle, Peachtree City • 770-486-6587
1 to 3 p.m. … Guests can take selfies with their favorite holiday characters as they stroll the Avenue. On Saturday, it’s Christmas Mickey & Minnie Mouse.
CHRISTMAS CANDY LANTERN WORKSHOP
30 Temple Avenue, Newnan • 470-414-2455
3 to 4 p.m. … Come join the Children Connect Newnan’s Children’s Museum to take part in our Christmas Candy Lantern Workshop. Attendees will be turning Chinese Lantern’s into Christmas Candy to use at the city of Newnan’s Gingerbread Christmas Parade later that evening. All ages are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration required as supplies are limited. Register HERE.
2022 ANNUAL NEWNAN CHRISTMAS PARADE
6 p.m. … One of the county’s most popular events annually – the 2022 Newnan Christmas Parade. This year’s version features a route through downtown Newnan with the theme – Gingerbread Christmas. The parade will begin at the corner of Clark Street and Jackson Street and proceed down Jackson Street. It will conclude on LaGrange Street, immediately before Greenville Street Park (Salbide Ave.). Please note the parade route this year will only proceed down Jackson and will not go around the downtown square. Float award categories this year include Most Creative, Most Original, Best Use of Parade Theme, The Elfin Award (children participation) and People’s Choice Award (voted on via social media after the event). The Parade Judges for the event will be senior high school students from the Newnan Youth Council.
DECEMBER 11 / SUNDAY
CHRISTMAS CAROLING AT THE AVENUE
239 City Circle, Peachtree City • 770-486-6587
2 to 5 p.m. … Get in the Christmas spirit listening to the Atlanta Carolers as they stroll The Avenue this holiday season!
CHRISTMAS WITH THE MASTERWORKS COMMUNITY CHORALE
The Nixon Centre, 1525 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan • 770-254-2787
2:30 p.m. … Program to include portions of Messian and various seasonal choruses. Additional performances by: The Inspirations of FUMC, other guest soloists, instrumentalists, Celtic dancers and audience sing-along of the Hallelujah chorus. For more info, visit thenixoncentre.net or masterworkscommunitychorale.com.
SENOIA CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES
Downtown Senoia • 770-727-9173
4 p.m. … This self-guided tour gives you access to a charming collection of some beautiful homes in downtown Senoia. Each homeowner takes great pride in decorating their home for the Christmas season and will showcase Senoia’s beauty throughout the event. There is a total of 8 stops on this year’s tour. 6 of the stops are homes, and The Veranda Bed & Breakfast, and the Senoia Historic Society on the tour as well. Ticket booklets are $25 and can be picked at Senoia Welcome Center, located at 68 Main Street in downtown Senoia.
LIVE AND LOCAL MUSIC
Local Venues – December 9-11
ABIDE BREWING COMPANY
130 Werz Industrial Blvd., Newnan
Check out their Facebook Page for live music dates.
12/9 … Twice Shy, 6 p.m.
12/10 … Daniel Toole, 3 p.m.
19 W. Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-2526
Call ahead to check on Live music dates. Open Mic Night every Sunday, 6-9 p.m.
Come out to see local talent and sign up to play! De Shawn Parker is your Host.
141 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-5485
Live music every Friday and Saturday nights.
Food and drink specials all week. Thursday is Karaoke Night.
THE CELLAR / THE BAYS
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan • 770-683-6328
Live Jazz on Wednesdays, Acoustic on Thursdays in The Bays, Live Music Friday & Saturday Nights
12/9 … The Band One (Bays) – Georgia based variety band / Maury Allums (Cellar)
12/10 … Sundowner Motel – Americana, alt-country and folk
COCHRAN MILL BREWERY
27 Word Street, Fairburn • 770-892-1539
12/9 … Mary Martin, 6 p.m.
2850 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City • 770-486-2696
All Shows begin at 8 p.m.
12/9 … Crossroads Rebellion
12/10 … Limited Edition
LINE CREEK BREWING COMPANY
150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City • 678-545-6024
Shows start at 6 p.m.
12/10 … Vinyl Birds – one of my favorite groups with Andrew Cranford fronting
LINE CREEK BUS BARN
300 City Center Parkway, Fayetteville • 770-731-1641
Most shows are 6-9 p.m. except on Market Day
12/9 … Tyler Walker
12/10… The Hot Toddies – featuring Michelle Malone and Doug Kees expect your favorite versions of Holiday music. It will be a party.
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-9545
Come for great food and live local music.
12/9 … Chad Jernigan
12/10 … Larry Mills
OLD COURTHOUSE TAVERN
105 Glynn Street South, Fayetteville GA 30214 • 678-489-3888
Marvelous Marvin presents Saturday Night Blues on the Southside, 8:30 pm – the best local and regional blues!
PURE LIFE HOUSE OF MUSIC
206 Clark St., LaGrange • 706-443-4838
A true listening room featuring hidden treasures & legendary singer/songwriters in an intimate setting.
12/10 … Barry Waldrep w/Stan Foster – exceptional and accomplished musicians, American bluegrass and rock-n-roll with Phil Proctor
RPM FULL SERVICE
15 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-683-1414
Every Sunday music on the pet-friendly patio, Karaoke every weekend, Open Mic Wednesdays at 8:30 pm.
Call ahead for music lineup.