The Weekend (Oct. 26-27-28): Events taking place in-and-around Coweta County


From Staff Reports

Senoia’s Downtown Trick or Treat highlights the weekend festivities as another weekend gets kicked-off here in Coweta County.
The Downtown Trick or Treat takes place today from 3 to 5 p.m. in Senoia.

On Saturday, it’s the Autumn Chase Trail Race & Fun Run at Newnan Utilities’ Carl Miller Park. And on Sunday, the highlight is the Sacred Harp Singing in the Coweta County Courthouse on the Square in Newnan.

Below is a day-by-day listing of events sent to The Shopper.

Meals on Wheels Cram the Van
Please join with Thomas Crossroads Kroger staff and shoppers on October 24, 25 & 26 for Newnan’s Meals on Wheels Cram the Van event. Thomas Crossroads Kroger
3150 GA-34 E, Newnan, GA 30265

Senoia’s Downtown Trick or Treat
Children accompanied by an adult can visit downtown Senoia shops for some treats • 3 to 5 p.m.
Pumpkin Carving Contest at The Bend
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin to carve/decorate for our pumpkin decorating contest! We provide carving tools and designs to choose from. Judging will be held on Saturday night after trunk or treat. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Coweta Veterans Club Annual Community Halloween Party
Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57 and VFW Auxiliary for children 12 years of age and younger. Goodie Bags • Games • Surprises, Hot Dogs, Chips and Drinks for the children from 6 to 8 p.m., to be held at the Coweta Veterans Club home of the America Post 57 the VFW Post 2667.
130 Veterans Club Road, Newnan

Young Frankenstein
A Mel Brooks Musical by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan continues Friday at Newnan Theatre Company.
24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263, call for more info 770-683-6282.

Friday Prep Football Games
All six local high school teams are in action tonight.
East Coweta (2-6) at Campbell
Pebblebrook at Newnan (4-4)
Northgate (5-3) at Langston Hughes
Heritage School (6-2) at Notre Dame Academy
Trinity Christian (6-2) at Our Lady of Mercy
Central Christian (2-7) at Holy Ground Baptist

Autumn Chase Trail Race & Fun Run
Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center & Newnan Utilities 11th Annual Race is Saturday, October 27 at Newnan Utilities Carl Miller Park. 15K Trail Race 8 a.m., 5K Trail Race 8:30 a.m., 1 mile Fun Run 9:15 a.m. & Tot-Trot 9:30 a.m. We are asking everyone to get involved, whether it is running in the race or being there to cheer on the runners! The event will include activities for the entire family. For more information contact Jessica Griffith at 770-400-4954.

Legacy From The Heart Ride n’ Cruise for the kids at Coweta Fairgrounds
Car show, motorcycle show and ride, Touch-A-Truck event, activities for kids, raffle, crafts, music, food and fun from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Coweta Fairgrounds benefitting families of patients of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Visit website for more information:

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
The Help Spay/Neuter Clinic  and Vaccine clinic from 9-10:30 a.m. First come, first served.
12 The Crescent, Newnan, GA 30263

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
Experience Newnan’s Oak Hill Cemetery as never before and learn about some early citizens laid to rest during Newnan-Coweta Historical Society’s 3rd Annual Oak Hill Cemetery Tour, “Angels Are Among Us Here,” 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27. The tours, scheduled every 20 minutes from 4 to 6:20 p.m., last approximately an hour and begin at McRitchie-Hollis Museum. Tickets $22 for adults, $11 for children age 12 and younger, may be purchased at (just search for Oak Hill), or by visiting NCHS’s McRitchie-Hollis Museum. Not recommended for small children. More information at 770-251-0207.
74 Jackson St., Newnan

Senioa UMC Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat
in Church Parking Lot and Fellowship Hall 5 to 7 p.m. Cake Walk • Face Painting • Games • Food and Decorated Trunks for kids to get their treats!
229 Bridge St, Senoia, GA 30276

Monarch House Low Country Boil
Please join us Saturday, October 27 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. on the Rooftop & Garden at The Monarch House Assisted Living Community for a Tasty Low Country Boil with shrimp, potatoes, onion, corn & sausage. Live Entertainment by Coach. Please bring a guest to tour the beautiful facility and meet some of the amazing staff!
299 Bullsboro Dr., Newnan, GA 30263

Four Events at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera to Chattahoochee Bend Park and take a look around for the items on our scavenger hunt list from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Zen at the Bend – Halloween Edition
Join us at Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for morning meditation and yoga right on the Chattahoochee River. Enjoy the sounds of nature, the river, and singing bowls lead by our Zen instructor. Bring water, a mat (or towel), socks, and positive energy! This event is kid friendly. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Halloween Coloring Contest at the Bend
Join us at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 5 to 6 p.m. Pick up or print out our Halloween coloring sheet for our coloring contest 1st and 2nd place winners will receive a prize. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Campground Trunk or Treat at the Bend
Join us at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Dress up and come trunk or treat around our campground! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Young Frankenstein
A Mel Brooks Musical by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan continues Saturday at Newnan Theatre Company.
24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263, call for more info 770-683-6282

Little Free Library Dedication in Senoia
The dedication of Senoia’s newest Little Free Library will take place on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Senoia Housing Authority Park. The event is sponsored by the Optimist Club of Senoia, Coweta Association of Retired Teachers and the Housing Authority of Senoia. This will be the third Little Free Library that the Senoia Optimists have sponsored, currently with one at the Seavy Street Park and one on Main Street in Senoia.
57 Middle St., Senoia, GA 30276

Sacred Harp Singing
Mark your calendar for a free singing event set for the 1904 Coweta County Courthouse in Downtown Newnan. The Sacred Harp Singing – a four-part harmony a cappella singing – will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom. Dinner on the grounds will be held across the street in the Carnegie Library Conference Room. Singers and listeners are invited. Attendees can come and go as they please, stay five minutes or all day.
Coweta County Courthouse
200 Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263

BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club
Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday at 6 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. For more info, call 770-251-6949.
130 Veterans Rd., Newnan

Young Frankenstein
A Mel Brooks Musical by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan continues Sunday at Newnan Theatre Company.
24 First Ave, Newnan, GA 30263, call for more info 770-683-6282

Above photo by Will Blackburn, Blackburn Ops LLC.