Things To Do: December 1-4
From Staff Reports
Plenty to do the remainder of the week in and around Coweta County as the Holiday Season gets into high gear.
Below is the calendar for December 1-4. If you have an event to submit for a future Weekend Guide, email [email protected].
DECEMBER 1 / THURSDAY
PHOTOS WITH SANTA AT LEE-GOODRUM PHARMACY
5 to 7 p.m. … $5 Santa pictures. No reservations. Pets welcome.
NEWNAN THEATRE COMPANY: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – A LIVE RADIO PLAY
24 First Avenue, Newnan • 770-683-6282
December 1-4, 8-11 (Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. / Sunday at 3 p.m.)
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Tickets range from $15 to $25. For tickets, visit newnantheatre.org.
DECEMBER 2 / FRIDAY
STORIES FROM THE NORTH POLE AT NEWNAN CARNEGIE LIBRARY
1 LaGrange Street, Newnan • 770-683-1347
11 a.m. … Join Santa as he tells stories about the holidays and the North Pole. Photos will follow the program. All ages welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stories-from-the-north-pole-tickets-449529142767.
NEWNAN CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES
McRitchie-Hollis Museum, 74 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-251-0207
4 to 9 p.m. … The 2022 tour will feature homes and museums* located in the College-Temple and Featherston Heights neighborhoods of Newnan. Newnan-Coweta Historical Society’s McRitchie-Hollis Museum is part of the Tour of Homes. Check-in, will call and walk-up tickets all at the museum. Enjoy music and light refreshments before heading out to visit all the other homes. This tour is organized by and to benefit Newnan Presbyterian School. For more, visit: newnantourofhomes.com.
VERY MERRY HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA AT ASHLEY PARK
354 Newnan Crossing Boulevard, Newnan • 470-414-2300
4 to 8 p.m. … At the Dillard’s Roundabout. Santa’s arrival at the workshop / to book your Santa session visit http://www.puregrin.com/santa-visits. Annual Tree Lighting with Mayor Keith Brady. Kickoff of Ashley Park’s new Tree Lightshow. Performances by local talent. Visits from Mickey, Minnie, & Frozen Friends. Holiday Night Market. And Toy Wrapping Paper Collection for BTG Christmas in Coweta.
DECEMBER 3 / SATURDAY
KEEP NEWNAN BEAUTIFUL HOSTS PAPER SHREDDING EVENT
25 LaGrange Street, Newnan • 678-673-5505
8 a.m. to Noon … If you have a lot of paper that needs to get shredded, stop by the Newnan City Hall parking lot. First 3 bags/boxes are free for Coweta County residents and after that it is $3 per bag or box. Current driver’s license is required for address verification.
LOW-COST VACCINE CLINIC AT HELP SPAY NEUTER CLINIC
12 The Crescent, Newnan • 770-304-7911
8:30 a.m. … More info, visit helpspayneuter.org.
SENOIA FARMERS MARKET
40 Travis Street, Senoia
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Produce, vendors and artisans. Every Saturday.
MAIN STREET NEWNAN HOSTS MARKET DAY
Courthouse Square, Downtown Newnan
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. … Market Day has a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local folk. Pickin’ on the Square invites musicians with an acoustic instrument to join and play. For more info, visit mainstreetnewnan.com.
CHRISTMAS AT MADRAS COMMUNITY CENTER
2355 Highway 29 North, Newnan • 770-683-7275
10 to 11:30 a.m. … Visit Madras Community Center for a Special Event with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Kids activities will take place in the banquet room. Donuts and drinks will be provided for each registered child, and other refreshments will be available for up to 3 guests (parents/siblings). Each registered child will have an opportunity to speak with and take a photo with Santa Claus!
CRUISIN’ TO CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW
354 Newnan Crossing Boulevard, Newnan • 770-376-0653
2 to 7 p.m. at Ashley Park … Show up, show support for Bridging the Gap and bring an unwrapped gift for a child ages infant to 18 years old. Raffles, Santa Claus. Car show open to vehicles 1985 and earlier. Top 20 awards and more. Raffle prizes, 50/50 Raffle. Show registration and admission is FREE.
LIGHT UP SENOIA
4 p.m. … Annual Light Up Senoia Parade & Festival! Bands, music, dance teams, floats, Senoia Stepettes, Lighting of the Christmas Tree, Santa, Kids Activities, sweet treats and more. Info, visit: enjoysenoia.com.
CHRISTMAS CAROLING AT THE AVENUE
239 City Circle, Peachtree City • 770-486-6587
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. … Get in the Christmas spirit listening to the Atlanta Carolers as they stroll The Avenue this holiday season! Other dates – Dec. 11 (2 to 5 p.m.) and Dec. 17 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.).
DECEMBER 4 / SUNDAY
COOKIES WITH SANTA AT McRITCHIE-HOLLIS MUSEUM
74 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-251-0207
1 to 3:30 p.m. … Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS) is pleased to announce “Cookies with Santa,” at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum. Take photos with Santa and enjoy refreshments. Free event.
THE NIXON CENTRE: ONE CHRISTMAS NIGHT IN MEMPHIS
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan • 770-254-2787
3 p.m. … Critically acclaimed tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley. Over 90 minutes of authentic rockabilly, country, gospel, and 1950s Rock and Roll. Tickets $20 adult; $15 senior / student; $5 CCSS employee. For info, visit: thenixoncentre.net.
BRIDGING THE GAP GLOW RUN AT ASHLEY PARK
354 Newnan Crossing Boulevard, Newnan
6 p.m. is the 1 Mile Fun Run with Santa and at 6:30 p.m. is the 5K Run/Walk. Register at btgglowrun.com.
SELFIES AT THE AVENUE WITH HOLIDAY CHARACTERS
239 City Circle, Peachtree City • 770-486-6587
1 to 3 p.m. … Guests can take selfies with their favorite holiday characters as they stroll the Avenue. On Dec. 4 its Nutcracker & Elf on the Shelf (Girl); Dec. 10 – Christmas Mickey & Minnie Mouse; Dec. 18 – The Grinch & Cindy Lou Who.