The Weekend Guide: Things To Do … April 19-20-21

340
0
Share:

From Staff Reports

Below are a few fun, educational and family-friendly events in-and-around Coweta County this weekend (April 19-20-21).

If you are looking for local and live music this weekend, check out what’s going on in our LOCAL MUSIC CALENDAR.

Also, we have all the sports schedules for the weekend with the Hawks, United and Braves. Check it out by visiting: SPORTS CALENDAR.

If you are looking for a place to eat, take a look at our JOINTS DIRECTORY.

Check with each event to see if it is weather permitting / rain or shine. All events are subject to change. For the latest in Newnan Weather, click HERE.

To submit an event, email [email protected].

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

COWETA FOOD SAFETY TRAINING
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Coweta County Extension Office, 255 Pine Road, Newnan • 770-254-2620
One-day course introduction to good agricultural practices. Small-scale fruit and vegetable growers will learn skills necessary to draft a food safety plan, identify safety concerns, and build knowledge on certifications and resources. Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

SOUTHERN HISTORY WITH A TWIST
11 am. – Noon, Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan • 770-683-1347
Please join Newnan Carnegie Library as it hosts writer and artist in residence Kathyrn Smith as she presents her new book and focuses on the connections to Newnan history. All kinds of events during the prohibition era from a prominent government official, to moonshine business, to a murder trial, and more will be poured into this discussion of our town! Free event, but must register online at EVENTBRITE.

COMMUNITY-WIDE NEW EXHIBIT OPEN HOUSE
1-7 p.m., McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-251-0207
Everyone is welcome to come see the  top-notch LOCAL HISTORY EXHIBITS with focus on Newnan as a Civil War Hospital Town up to current day medical center AND Newnan as a Mill Town and the R.D. Cole Manufacturing Company.  Refreshments, music, door prizes, membership specials and more to celebrate the moment! Free. RSVP encouraged but not required. Call 770-251-0207 to let us know how many in your party plan to stop by. PARKING is free. Park behind the museum. Flags and signage will mark the entry drive on Clark Street. From the parking lot walk toward our back garden gazebo and around to the front door.

READY, SET, LINC
4-8 p.m., Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan • 678-673-5486
Lots of family fun with Touch A Truck, Live DJ, Kids Gymnastics, Kids Face Painter, Food Trucks, 40 ft. Obstacle Course, Bee Observation Hive, Trackless Train, 18 ft. Super Slide, Giant Skeeball and more. And the feature event is the Battle of the Bands as eight different bands compete at the Newnan Centre’s Outdoor Pavilion.

SENOIA ALIVE AFTER FIVE: SPRINGFEST
5-9 p.m. at Downtown Senoia
Senoia Alive After Five is BACK for another season in Senoia! Come out and Enjoy Senoia with us on the 3rd Friday of every month! Senoia Alive After Five is a monthly community event that takes place in downtown Senoia, Georgia. The event features live music performances by local musicians, food trucks, and vendors selling handcrafted artisan goods, jewelry, artwork and much more! Free event.

CASA: A ROARING TWENTIES PROM
7-11 p.m., Old Moreland Mill, 7 Main Street, Moreland
Dinner, Dancing, Drinks and a Silent Auction to benefit Coweta CASA in our mission of serving every child who experiences foster care in Coweta, Heard and Meriwether counties. For tickets, visit HERE.

MARJORIE PRIME
8 p.m., Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie — a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance? In this richly spare, wondrous new play, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits — if any — of what technology can replace. Tickets for Adults $28, Students and Seniors (65+) $20, Kids (10 and under) $15. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

ROCK AND ROAD FESTIVAL
Downtown Newnan
For at least one weekend every year, Coweta County is the capital of cycling in Georgia. From mountain biking, century riding and criterium watching to soapbox derby racing and music listening, you can get it all in one community. This multifaceted event is held in April and kicks off with the annual Tour of Coweta Century Ride, featuring multiple routes in 25-, 47-, 63- and 100-mile rides. The Rock & Road Festival, hosted around the downtown Newnan square, is open to the public and features live music, car show, vendors and craft beverages. Grab the family and come out for fun-filled, fast-paced and adrenaline pumping events!
SATURDAY SCHEDULE
8 a.m.-2 p.m. … Tour of Coweta / Start: Coweta Justice Center
8 – 9 a.m. … Marching Cats 5K / South Court Square
11 a.m.-2 p.m. … Rock & Road Car Show / East Court Square
11 a.m.-2 p.m. … Coweta Grand Prix / Newnan Carnegie Library
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. … Kids Fun Zone / West Washington Street
2, 4, 6 p.m. … BMX Stunt Show / South Court Square
Noon – 7 p.m. … Rock & Road Music in the Park / Greenville Street Part
3 – 9 p.m. … Rock & Road Criterium / Downtown Newnan

SENOIA FARMER’S MARKET
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., 40 Travis Street, Senoia
Locally-sourced Farmer’s Market, every Saturday.

LOW-COST VACCINE CLINIC
8:30 – 11:30 a.m., Help Spay/Neuter Clinic, 12 The Crescent, Newnan • 770-304-7911
Ask about a free Canine heart worm test. Visit HelpSpayNeuter.org to schedule an appointment. Rain or shine. No checks accepted.

ABBY’S ANGELS 2024 5K RAINBOW RUN & FAMILY FUN DAY
9 a.m., Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road, Newnan
This is the one and only annual celebration and fundraising event honoring Abby’s colorful life supporting the work of Abby’s Angels Foundation! April is Organ Donation Awareness month and Distracted Driving Awareness month, two issues that are very important to our family and to the mission of Abby’s Angels Foundation. Bring your families and friends and make COLORFUL memories together full of smiles and lots of fun! This is a non-timed 5K color run welcoming runners and walkers of all ages and abilities! The Family Fun Day immediately follows the Rainbow Run with a performance by the entertaining Magician Ken Scott, fun yard games, awesome DJ, delicious food, and lots of chances to win with our AMAZING Online Auction!!

PEACHTREE CITY MARKET
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Aberdeen Village Shopping Center, Aberdeen Parkway, Peachtree City
Approximately 60 vendors offering a variety of fresh produce, poultry, beef and pork, bread, sweet treats and more. Also live music.

SERENBE FARMERS MARKET
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Grange Green, 10640 Serenbe Lane, Chattahoochee Hills
The Serenbe Farmers Market hosts Growers, Artisans, Craft-makers, and Healthy Food Producers. Parking is available along Serenbe Lane in Grange.

THE SHARPSBURG MARKET
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 105 Main Street, Sharpsburg
Bring family and friends to enjoy this weekend’s The Sharpsburg Market! The Sharpsburg Market is hosted by Team Hungry (student-led nonprofit) to cultivate community in our local area. At The Sharpsburg Market, you will find a collection of local vendors with all kinds of wonderful goods for you to browse. Come and enjoy your Saturday in this gem of a town nestled not far from East Coweta High School.

GEORGIA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn • 770-964-8575
The 39th season begins this weekend. Open rain or shine each Saturday and Sunday through June 2. For information on tickets, visit garenfest.com.

AN EARTH DAY ‘PLANET PARTY’ SET FOR THE AVENUE
1-3 p.m., The Avenue, 239 City Circle, Peachtree City • 770-486-6587
Free and open to the public. Come celebrate the earth with recycling, planting and crafting activities. Computer and electronic recycling, Ted’s Montana Grill giveaways, Arbor Day Foundation sustainability giveaway, Earth Day coloring tables for kids, cornhole to play with family and friends and air-purifying plant giveaway (while supplies last).

MARJORIE PRIME
8 p.m., Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie — a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance? In this richly spare, wondrous new play, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits — if any — of what technology can replace. Tickets for Adults $28, Students and Seniors (65+) $20, Kids (10 and under) $15. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

GEORGIA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn • 770-964-8575
The 39th season begins this weekend. Open rain or shine each Saturday and Sunday through June 2. For information on tickets, visit garenfest.com.

MARJORIE PRIME
3 p.m., Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie — a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance? In this richly spare, wondrous new play, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits — if any — of what technology can replace. Tickets for Adults $28, Students and Seniors (65+) $20, Kids (10 and under) $15. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

Leave a reply

Share: