The Weekend (Nov. 2-3-4): Things To Do In-and-Around Coweta County

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From Staff Reports

It’s the first weekend in November and Coweta County is offering up a few interesting things to do this weekend.

If you like high school football, then cross-county rivals Newnan at East Coweta is the perfect choice for you.

On Saturday, it’s Market Day around the Downtown Newnan Square.

And on Sunday, check out the final day of the Newnan-Coweta Art Association Arts & Crafts Market or see the Masterwork’s Chorale’s Christmas Special.

And don’t forget to set your clock’s back one hour as Daylight Savings Time ends early Sunday morning.

FRIDAY, NOV. 2
Newnan-Coweta Art Association A Golden Christmas … Arts & Crafts Market
Three-day event (Friday-Saturday-Sunday). Original Art & Fine Crafts, Unique Handmade Gifts, Art Education, Kids Corner • Free Admission, Parking, Refreshments • Cash, Check and Credit Cards Accepted
Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road, Newnan

High School Football
All six Coweta County schools are in action, including the cross-county rivalry as Newnan travels to East Coweta.
Newnan (5-4) at East Coweta (3-6)
Northgate (6-3) at Mays
Loganville at Heritage School (7-2)
Trinity Christian (7-2) at Wesleyan
Life Christian at Central Christian (2-8)

SATURDAY, NOV. 3
Market Days
Main Street Newnan’s Market Day is around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists, and farmers. Market favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams and jellies, salsa, pottery, art, children’s clothing, hand-woven baskets, leather products, fresh baked goods, handcrafted furniture, birdhouses, wood-art, fiber-art, wreaths, floral design, and much more!
Courthouse Square, Downtown Newnan

Local Craft Bazaar at Faith Bible Church
A Craft Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov 3rd from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Come shop for gifts, crafts, natural beauty products, baked goods and seasonal decorations. The proceeds will help to fund a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
4907 Hwy. 34E, Sharpsburg

Storytime and Activities featuring How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at Newnan’s Barnes & Noble
Children’s Event at 11 a.m. Join for Storytime featuring activities and an Advent calendar to take home, while supplies last. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!
342 Newnan Crossing Bypass

Newnan-Coweta Art Association A Golden Christmas … Arts & Crafts Market
Three-day event (Friday-Saturday-Sunday). Original Art & Fine Crafts, Unique Handmade Gifts, Art Education, Kids Corner • Free Admission, Parking, Refreshments • Cash, Check and Credit Cards Accepted
Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road, Newnan

Friends of the Fight Casino Night benefitting Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare
Dinner and Auction from 6 to 10 p.m.
The Newnan Centre. For info and tickets visit newnan.aih.org.
1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265

Hops N Props Beer Fest
Peachtree City’s 3rd Annual “Hops & Props” Craft Beer Festival … an intimate beer tasting featuring craft breweries in a unique setting among WWII aircraft. Tickets include a souvenir glass, all tastings, live music and more! 21 and over only. Food trucks available! VIP entry begins at 5 p.m. General entry begins at 6 p.m.
244 City Circle, Suite 2000B, Peachtree City, GA

AARP Smart Driver Course at Grantville Library
10 a.m to 2 p.m. for ages 18 & up. Take the NEW AARP Smart Driver™ Course and you could reduce your overall maintenance and car insurance costs!* Refresh your driving skills and know the new rules of the road. Learn research-based driving strategies to help you stay safe behind the wheel. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. For required registration, call 770-683-0535.
100 Park Dr., Grantville, GA 30220

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Saturdays in Nov. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – at Chattahoochee Bend State Park. New month means a new scavenger hunt! 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. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Paracord Keychain Craft at The Bend
Paracord Keychain – Come make your own paracord keychain and learn about some more crafts you can do with paracord at Chattahoochee Bend State Park. 12 noon to 1 p.m. All supplies will be provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Madam Company at The Alamo
A Bad Company tribute band playing some of the most celebrated music of the classic rock era. “Hard driving, no frills rock-n-roll.” Begins 9:30 p.m.
19 West Court Square, Newnan GA 30263

SUNDAY, NOV. 4
Daylight Savings Time Ends at 2 a.m. – Set clocks back one hour

Masterworks Chorale’s Christmas Special
The Masterworks Chorale opens its season with an early nod to the festive Christmas Season. The glorious music of the holidays will be celebrated with traditional tunes we all love and you will be introduced to new, sparking melodies that are sure to become some of your favorites. Join the Masterworks Choral on the afternoon of November 4 at 2 p.m. for Christmas at The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts • 770-254-2787
1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan • www.thenixoncentre.net

Newnan-Coweta Art Association A Golden Christmas … Arts & Crafts Market
Three-day event (Friday-Saturday-Sunday). Original Art & Fine Crafts, Unique Handmade Gifts, Art Education, Kids Corner • Free Admission, Parking, Refreshments • Cash, Check and Credit Cards Accepted
Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road, Newnan

BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club
Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday at 6 p.m. and every Tuesday at 7 p.m. 5 – $100 games. Up to $1,000 Jackpot depending on number of players. $15 plays all games. Snack Bar. Smoke Free. Off of Hwy. 29N, across from Southern Roots Nursery. Info 770-251-6949
130 Veterans Rd., Newnan

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