This Weekend (Nov. 9-11): Things To Do In-and-Around Coweta County

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From Staff Reports

Once again, it’s the weekend here in Coweta County and there’s plenty of things going on to keep you busy.

Tonight, it’s the Senoia Merchant Open House in Downtown Senoia and the high school state football playoffs begin.

Tomorrow, check out the 20th annual Alpha Delta Kappa Coweta Christmas at the Fairgrounds and the Newnan High’s Student-Vet Connect 5 K leading into the Downtown Newnan Veteran’s Parade.

And Sunday, it’s Veterans Day. Also, the second day of the Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour concludes.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

Senoia Merchant Open House
The holiday season kicks off in Downtown Senoia as local businesses introduce to customers merchandise for the upcoming Christmas holidays. The event from 5-8 p.m.
Downtown Senoia

High School Football – State Playoffs
Five local teams are in the state playoffs which begin tonight. Both Newnan and Trinity Christian are hosting games on campus. Heritage School has a first-round bye.
East Coweta (3-7) at Marietta (5-5), GHSA 7A
McEachern (7-3) at Newnan (6-4), GHSA 7A
Northgate (6-4) at Dacula (8-2), GHSA 6A
Whitefield Academy (6-4) at Trinity Christian (7-3), GHSA 1A
Heritage School (8-2), GISA 3A 1st Round Bye

Fall Sunset Hike at The Bend
Come out to Chattahoochee Bend State Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join our naturalist for a moderate 2 mile hike on the river trail to enjoy the fallen leaves and sunset. $3 per person, meet at Day Use Area near the boat ramp. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Coweta Veterans Club – Buddy Poppies
The American Legion Post 57 Auxiliary will be giving out Buddy Poppies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at all Kroger locations as well as Lowes and Home Depot. These Poppies are to remind us of our fallen soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Donations are always welcome. Thank you for your support.
All Kroger Locations

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

Coweta Veterans Club – Bomber Girls • NHS’s 5th Annual Vet Connect 5K
Newnan High School’s 5th Annual Student-Vet Connect Veterans Relief Fund 5K and Dog Walk. Starts at 7:45 a.m. Cost is $20 for Newnan High students and all others $25. Contact Frank Henderson at [email protected] or Steve Quesinberry at [email protected] for more information about participating as a runner or sponsor.
Lagrange St., Newnan, GA 30263

20th Annual Alpha Delta Kappa Coweta Christmas
Coweta Christmas at the Coweta County Fairgrounds from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Local children’s choral and dance groups. Vendors selling Christmas gifts. Silent Auction. Children’s Secret Santa Shop. Photos with Santa Claus. Children’s Crafts (minimal charge). Food and drinks. Fun for all ages! This event is sponsored by Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary organization for women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism, and world understanding. Proceeds from this event are used to provide one scholarship at each of the Coweta County High Schools to students who have decided to major in education upon entering college. Monies raised are also used to assist other community needs. Contact Jena M. Fairchild for information: [email protected].
Pine Road, Newnan

Senoia Area Historical Society’s Annual Auction Night
Join the Senoia Area Historical Society from 6:30 to 9 p.m. as professional auctioneer, Ray Grammar presents an eclectic assortment of unique local services, vintage items, furniture, artwork, gift baskets, restaurant certificates and of course items of historical interest. $10 admission. Hors d’oeuvres • Cash Bar • Catered by Knife & Stone.
6 Couch St, Senoia, Georgia 30276

Newnan Veteran’s Day Parade
The Newnan Veteran’s Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Anyone who has questions is asked to call Nathan Thompson at 678-953-4270.
Downtown Newnan

John Denver Musical Tribute starring Ted Vigil at The Nixon Centre
Ted Vigil pays homage to the songs of late John Denver. Ted is not an impersonator, but rather sings a tribute to this great man. His gift for the music and a polished and energetic performing style present a warm and delightful evening through some of the world’s most popular music.
7 p.m. | 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265
https://thenixoncentre.tix.com

Peachtree City’s Night Market at Drake Field
The last event of the year. Enjoy live music, food, beverages, and art under the stars, 5-10 p.m. Weather permitting. This event is intended for those 18 and older – no special children’s activities are provided. Note: Golf cart recommended.
www.nightmarketptc.com
155 Willowbend Rd
Drake Field, Peachtree City, GA 30269

2018 TellABration Georgia On Our Minds
Presented by The Southern Crescent Storytellers at 2 p.m. Meet and hear the stories of 10 famous historical figures from Georgia. For all ages! Pastor, Storyteller, and Emcee: Dr. J.W. Wallis. Free Admission • Refreshments • Musical Entertainment by Flautist Ms. Cathy Bonner.
Pinecrest Church Sancutary, 130 Norton Rd., Fayetteville GA
(off Hwy 54 near Piedmont Fayette Hospital)

Storytime and Activities Featuring Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes
This children’s event is at Newnan’s Barnes & Noble and begins at 11 a.m. Juno embarks on an epic journey through time and space, stepping into the shoes of female icons like Frida Kahlo and Serena Williams. Join us for a Storytime that’s both a fashion fairy tale and guide to girl power and get a coupon from our Cafe for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!
342 Newnan Crossing Bypass

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt at The Chattahoochee Bend State Park
New Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt Saurdays in November, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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

Homeschool in the Park: All about Turkeys at The Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Join us for home school day in the park to learn all about turkeys and enjoy a turkey craft right before Thanksgiving! 3 to 4 p.m. $4 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bob White Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour
6th Annual Southern Hands Artists Studio Tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour the studios of 38 working artists in Coweta and Fayette counties. See demonstrations of weaving, wood turning, pottery, painting, metal smithing, mixed media, glass work, jewelry making and more! Also included in the tour are two En Plein Air events in both counties! All of our artists are opening their studios to let you in to watch how they work and see real-time demonstrations of their art process! Many of the artists teach classes and are holding sign-ups during the tour as well! Start your tour at any location, and be sure to visit our Ashley Park tour stop and get a bite to eat before continuing on to the next round of studios! The tour is free and open to the public – see our website for details
on events and tour map at http://www.shastour.com.

Disney’s The Lion King Jr.
Newnan Academy of Theatre Arts brings the African savannah to life with Simba and Nala, Pumbaa and Timon, Mufasa and Scar, and more unforgettable characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age story. Starts at 7:30 p.m.
The Wadsworth Auditorium, Newnan GA

Coweta Veterans Club – Buddy Poppies
The American Legion Post 57 Auxiliary will be giving out Buddy Poppies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at all Kroger locations as well as Lowes and Home Depot. These Poppies are to remind us of our fallen soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Donations are always welcome. Thank you for your support.
All Kroger Locations

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

Veteran’s Day
This is the date to celebrate the service of all U. S. Military Veterans. The celebration is to honor America’s Veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour
6th Annual Southern Hands Artists Studio Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour the studios of 38 working artists in Coweta and Fayette counties. See demonstrations of weaving, wood turning, pottery, painting, metal smithing, mixed media, glass work, jewelry making and more! Also included in the tour are two En Plein Air events in both counties! All of our artists are opening their studios to let you in to watch how they work and see real-time demonstrations of their art process! Many of the artists teach classes and are holding sign-ups during the tour as well! Start your tour at any location, and be sure to visit our Ashley Park tour stop and get a bite to eat before continuing on to the next round of studios! The tour is free and open to the public – see our website for details
on events and tour map at http://www.shastour.com.

Coweta Veterans Club – Buddy Poppies
The American Legion Post 57 Auxiliary will be giving out Buddy Poppies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at all Kroger locations as well as Lowes and Home Depot. These Poppies are to remind us of our fallen soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Donations are always welcome. Thank you for your support.
All Kroger Locations

Disney’s The Lion King Jr.
Newnan Academy of Theatre Arts brings the African savannah to life with Simba and Nala, Pumbaa and Timon, Mufasa and Scar, and more unforgettable characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age story. Starts at 3:30 p.m.
The Wadsworth Auditorium, Newnan GA

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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