The Weekend Guide: Things To Do Around Coweta County

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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.

If you are looking for local and live music this weekend, check out The Paper’s WEEKEND MUSIC COLUMN.

Also, we have all the sports schedules for the weekend with the top college football games plus the Braves, United, Dream and Falcons. Check it out by visiting: AREA SPORTS CALENDAR.

To submit an event, email [email protected].

SEPTEMBER 15, FRIDAY

LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE
10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan
For people with Parkinson’s disease, exercise and physical activity are an essential part of overall Parkinson’s management. This program will provide an overview of the positive impact physical activity can have on the movement symptoms of Parkinson’s as well as mood and thinking changes.   Learn More and Register at: Parkinson.org/NewnanEdu or call 770-450-0792.

HOMETOWN NOVEL WRITERS ASSN.: WRITING WORKSHOP
10:30 a.m.-Noon at Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan
Please join the Newnan Carnegie Library and Hometown Novel Writers Association as we have special guest Boxlogix’s Meghan Leith present two special sessions: “Don’t Get Ripped Off While Publishing” and “Publishing a Book? Avoid These Top 10 Mistakes!”. Whether pursuing traditional or some form of nontraditional publishing, this will be a highly informative workshop for writers or first-time authors. Free event. Registration required HERE.

KIWANIS COWETA COUNTY FAIR
4 p.m.-Midnight at Coweta County Fairgrounds, 755 Pine Road, Newnan • cowetacountyfair.net
Exhibit Hall opens 5-9 p.m. Day 2 of the 2023 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair. Midway rides, Ken Scott Magic, Bob Seymore The Living Statute, Inflatables, Games, Corn Maze, Iron P Homestead Petting Zoo, Venus de Hooplah with Miss Molly Circus, Music by Ross Pead Duo and Nightly Character Show. Free Parking. Gate admission is $10, children 5 and under are Free. Ride Armbands $40.

SENOIA ALIVE AFTER FIVE
5-9 p.m. at Downtown Senoia
Join us at Senoia Alive After Five for our ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL! Live music, artisan vendors, local shopping with our downtown businesses, food trucks, kids activities, axe throwing, PUMPKIN PAINTING and so much more! Senoia is getting ready for fall!

JAZZ IN THE PARK: KAMERON CORVET
7:30 p.m. at Greenville Street Park, Downtown Newnan
he Newnan Cultural Arts Commission invites you to experience the joys of Jazz In The Park as they welcome Kameron Corvet to the Greenville Street Park Stage as to dance the night away. Grab your friends and family and head on out for Jazz in the Park. There will be food trucks and family fun!

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Six local squads in action with three games on home campuses.
East Coweta (4-0) at Lowndes, 7:30 p.m.
Newnan (1-2) at Paulding County, 7:30 p.m.
Central Carroll at Northgate (3-1), 7:30 p.m.
Riverdale at Trinity Christian (1-2), 7:30 p.m.
Cross Keys at Heritage School (0-3), 7:30 p.m.
Central Christian (2-1) at Covington Academy, 7:30 p.m.

MISERY
8 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
William Goldman’s Misery follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads his latest book and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new Misery novel, and he quickly realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go anywhere. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and it does. Tickets are $28 for Adults; $20 for Seniors (over 65) and Students; $15 for Children under 10. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

SEPTEMBER 16, SATURDAY

PAPER SHREDDING EVENT
8 a.m.-Noon at Newnan City Hall Parking Lot, 25 LaGrange Street, Newnan
Hosted by Keep Newnan Beautiful. First 3 bags or boxes are free. After that, $3 per bag or box.

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.

FISHING DERBY FOR KIDS
9 a.m.-Noon at Marimac Lakes Park, Pylant Street & Hwy. 16, Senoia
Free event hosted by the Optimist Club of Senoia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the derby is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. The catch-and-release derby is for youth from 5 to 15 years old.  At least one parent / legal guardian must be present with each participating child.

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY: DISC GOLF
9 a.m. at Hunter Complex Disc Golf Course, 2970 Highway 16 East, Sharpsburg
Join the Coweta Parks & Recreation staff behind the Field of Courage for the official opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the 2nd Disc Golf Course offered by Coweta Parks & Recreation. The ceremony will be held before the MVP Circuit Challenge beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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.

THE LOCALS MARKET
9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Greenville Street Park, Downtown Newnan
Enjoy a Saturday at The Locals Market where there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Vendors, food trucks, children’s activities, live music, bobbin for apples contest and more.

SHAKERAG ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
10 a.m.–6 p.m. at McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex, 191 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City
Shop over 135 vendors featuring handcrafted, homemade goods, foods, and more!

EDUCATION SERIES: COURT, PROBATE, WILL & TITLE SEARCHES
11 a.m. at the Coweta County Genealogical Society, 8 Carmichael Street, Newnan
Chuck Witcher will be showing us how to research our family history using court documents and where to find them.

KIWANIS COWETA COUNTY FAIR
Noon-Midnight at Coweta County Fairgrounds, 755 Pine Road, Newnan • cowetacountyfair.net
Exhibit Hall opens Noon-9 p.m. Day 3 of the 2023 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair. Midway rides, Ken Scott Magic, Bob Seymore The Living Statute, Inflatables, Games, Corn Maze, Family Cornhole Contest, Iron P Homestead Petting Zoo, Venus de Hooplah with Miss Molly Circus, N.I.T.W.I.T.S., Auntie Nash, Music by Jerry G. White Percussion, Youth Cookie Bouquet Decorating Contest, 4-H Horse Showmanship and Nightly Character Show. Free Parking. Gate admission is $10, children 5 and under are Free. Ride Armbands $40.

HOGANSVILLE’S ALIVE AFTER 5
5-9 p.m. at Downtown Hogansville
Explore Hogansville’s Downtown District during Alive After Five! Businesses will be open late, and local vendors will line the streets. We will have live performances, food trucks, and more!

MISERY
8 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
William Goldman’s Misery follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. Tickets are $28 for Adults; $20 for Seniors (over 65) and Students; $15 for Children under 10. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

SEPTEMBER 17, SUNDAY

SHAKERAG ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Noon–5 p.m. at McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex, 191 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City
Shop over 135 vendors featuring handcrafted, homemade goods, foods, and more!

KIDS FASHION SHOW & CHARITY EVENT
2 pm at Greenville Street Park, Downtown Newnan
Food Trucks, Vendors and more. Proceeds benefit Family Patterns Matter.

KIWANIS COWETA COUNTY FAIR
2-10 p.m. at Coweta County Fairgrounds, 755 Pine Road, Newnan • cowetacountyfair.net
Exhibit Hall opens 2-9 p.m. Day 4 of the 2023 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair. Midway rides, Animal Exhibits, Ken Scott Magic, Inflatables, Games, Corn Maze, Iron P Homestead Petting Zoo, Venus de Hooplah with Miss Molly Circus, 4H K-9 Club Dog Show, Music by Mariachi Band and Andean Dawn, Youth Cake Decorating Contest and Nightly Character Show. Free Parking. Gate admission is $10, children 5 and under are Free. Ride Armbands $35.

MISERY
3 p.m. at Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
William Goldman’s Misery follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. Tickets are $28 for Adults; $20 for Seniors (over 65) and Students; $15 for Children under 10. To purchase tickets, visit HERE.

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