The Weekend Guide: Things To Do Around Coweta County


From Staff Reports

Below are fun, educational and family-friendly events in-and-around Coweta County this weekend.

Check with each event to see if it is weather permitting / rain or shine. All events are subject to change.

And if you are into local and live music, take a look at today’s story on venues and acts this weekend:

To submit an event, email [email protected].

August 18 – FRIDAY

Senoia Alive After 5
5 p.m. at downtown Senoia
Shopping, dining and live music by Kris Youmans & Her Mighty Fine Band at 7 p.m.

Jazz in the Park
7:30 p.m. at Greenville Street Park, downtown Newnan
Live performance by Robin Latimore. This free event hosted by Newnan Cultural Arts Commission. Lots of music, laughter and fun.

High School Football
7:30 p.m. – Trinity Christian at Woodward Academy

The Importance of Being Earnest
8 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 1st Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
Tickets are $25 for adults, $18 for seniors (over 65) and students, children under 10 $15. Thursday performances – all tickets $15. Oscar Wilde’s classic is a delight from the first cucumber sandwich on as Jack’s double life catches up with him. The problems are resolved in an extremely charming and quite unexpected way as Jack and Algernon discover the importance of being earnest while answering to the name of Ernest. For tickets, visit

August 19 – SATURDAY

College Football Kickoff Breakfast
7:30-9 a.m. at Central Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 14 West Broad Street, Newnan
Sponsored by Coweta Samaritan Clinic. Guest speaker is Tony Barnhart who will share the ultimate insider’s insights into the 2023 college football season. Will there be a three-peat for UGA? What are the effects of NIL and the Transfer Portal on this year’s college season? A delicious buffet breakfast presented by Truett’s Chick-fil-A, an exciting raffle featuring awesome prizes, and a take-home serving of football insights … all while you’re helping your neighbors find the healthcare they need! Tickets are $60. To purchase tickets, click HERE.

Coweta County Farmers Market / Newnan
8:30 a.m.-Noon at Asa M. Powell Sr. Expo Center, 197 Temple Avenue, Newnan
Every Wednesday and Saturday (thru mid-October) Local farmers offer homegrown fruits, vegetables, homemade food items, plants and more!

Senoia Farmers Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 40 Travis Street, Senoia
It is a community-oriented marketplace that features a variety of local farmers, food producers, artisans, and craftsmen. You can find a wide selection of fresh produce, including fruits and vegetables, herbs, and flowers. There are also local food producers selling homemade baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, and other artisanal products. The market also features handmade crafts, such as pottery, jewelry, and textiles. Visitors can enjoy live music, food trucks, and other family-friendly activities.  EVERY Saturday.

Serenbe Farmers Market
9 a.m. -1 p.m. at 9110 Selborne Lane, Palmetto
Serenbe Farmers Market offers a variety of healthy foods and artisanal goods on a large green space surrounded by a canopy of trees. Spend the morning shopping for your weekly groceries or unique gifts & wears while enjoying the beauty of nature.

Peachtree City Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Aberdeen Village Shopping Center, Aberdeen Parkway, Peachtree City
This market brings approximately 60 vendors offering a variety of fresh produce, poultry, beef and pork, bread, sweet treats, honey, eggs, prepared foods and so much more. It’s the perfect place to find the consummate gift for the foodie in your life and visitors will also find live music going on.

Pollinator Census Event
9:30-11:30 a.m. at UGA Extension Coweta County, 255 Pine Road, Newnan • 770-254-2620
Takes place in the Pollinator Garden and Demo Garden. Join Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers for a fun and family friendly citizen scientist experience and collect data for the Great Southeast Pollinator Census! You will count how many and what type of insects land on a plant during a 15-minute window and learn about different pollinators.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Relaunch Party
10 a.m.-Noon at Central Library, 85 Literary Lane, Newnan
Face Painting, Digital Resource Displays and Crafts. Comedic Juggler Todd Key performs a pair of shows. 1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten is a free self-paced programs that encourages families and caregivers to read 1,000 books with their young children (0-5) before they enter kindergarten. The concept is simple, the reward is priceless. Register in person at any Coweta Public Library location or online at

Hogansville Alive After 5
5-9 p.m. at downtown Hogansville
Explore Hogansville’s Downtown District. Businesses will be open late, local vendors will line the streets. Live music, food trucks and more.

High School Football
12:30 p.m. – East Coweta vs. Starr’s Mill (Coweta-Fayette Kickoff Classic at Newnan HS)
4 p.m. – Northgate vs. Whitewater (Coweta-Fayette Kickoff Classic at Newnan HS)
7:30 p.m. – Sandy Creek at Newnan (Coweta-Fayette Kickoff Classic)

Beer, Bourbon & Wine Fundraiser
5 p.m. at Historic Train Depot, 60 East Broad Street, Newnan • 770-251-0207
This Newnan-Coweta & Howard Warner Boys & Girls Clubs annual event features tastings of some of the finest offerings of Beer, Bourbon, and Wine. The Silent Auction will have items and experiences for everyone to enjoy and will be paired with a live Cork Pull featuring numerous fine wines. To become a sponsor, purchase tickets, or make a donation, click here!

The Importance of Being Earnest
8 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 1st Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
See Aug. 18 show above for more information.

August 20 – SUNDAY

The Importance of Being Earnest
3 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 1st Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
See Aug. 18 show above for more information.

Greenville-LaGrange Neighborhood Social
3-5:30 p.m. at McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson Street, Newnan
Hosted by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society. Your local history museum staff invites Greenville-LaGrange residents to an ice cream/dessert social! It’s hot, so catch a wave and wear your most comfortable summer attire! There’s a big, fun water slide for the kids, so they can wear swimsuits. Bring a towel and a lawn chair if you like. Ice cream and toppings provided. Have a favorite dessert you love to bake? Bring it! Live music provided by the Straynotes! Adult Beverages. FREE for NCHS/Museum members, $10 non-members. Other ticket options that include memberships available on Eventbrite or at the museum during regular hours. Members please RSVP for free on EVENTBRITE or call the museum at 770-251-0207. You may want a LOCAL tee-shirt too! $12 while supplies last. Park behind the museum.

Fundraiser for Senoia Area Historical Society
5 p.m. at Pearl & Pine Brewery, 22 Main Street, Senoia • 770-727-9565
Have you been to the new brewery in Senoia? Pearl & Pine Brewery is hosting a fundraiser for SAH. A flight of beers from Pearl and Pine will be accompanied by a tasting of foods from Knife and Stone (a SAHS Corporate Sponsor). There will be a stein holding contest – so start lifting your weights now!

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