Weekend Guide: Feb. 28-29, March 1

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From Staff Reports

It’s a Leap Year Weekend here in Coweta County and a busy one at that with many family-friendly events taking place.

Starting Friday, the two-day Children’s Consignment Sale starts at Newnan First United Methodist Church for PreSchool and Kindergarten Children.

On Leap Year Saturday, Newnan Carnegie Library begins opening on Saturdays with a Leap Into Saturdays Celebration, Coweta County Animal Control is hosting a Leap into 2020 Pet Adoption Event, a free Family History Research Seminar called Discover Your Roots is in Sharpsburg, the Cook the Book Book Club meets at Central Library, Peachtree City hosts its annual Father-Daughter Dance, the Callaway Mills Exhibit opens at Legacy Museum in LaGrange, there’s a Ladies’ DIY Day and Cuff Show in Sharpsburg and Crumpton Furniture’s Leap Year Sale closes as customers take an extra 20 percent off.

Check out our music and theatre calendars below for live acts and productions for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For more events, check our Facebook page by clicking: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wintersmedia/events/.

Weather-wise, the weekend will be mostly dry. Today look for mostly sunny skies with a high near 55 degrees and gusty winds. A passing afternoon shower can’t be ruled out. On Saturday, it’s back to sunny skies and a high only 52 with Northwest winds at 10-15 mph. And on Sunday, sunny skies with a high of 61. A 20 percent rain chances comes in Sunday night. Overnight lows will be near freezing.

Below is the day-to-day listing of events in the area. To have your event published, please email [email protected].

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28

PreSchool and Kindergarten Children’s Consignment Sale
Hosted by Newnan First United Methodist Church. Two-day event. Gently used items of children’s clothing (infant to size 14), accessories, baby gear, bedding, books, furniture, games, high chairs, indoor and outdoor play equipment, shoes, strollers, toys, videos and more. 400 consignors. Bring your own shopping bag.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
33 Greenville Street, Newnan 30263

Exercise is Medicine
The Carnegie Library hosts this 45-minute class on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. A wellness class for prevention and management of chronic disease conditions. Call for details.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
770-683-1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan 30263

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

Strange LaGrange: Ghosts, Legends, & Spirited History – A Walking Tour
Join Troup County Historical Society Docent and Southern Spirit Guide, Lewis Powell, for a ghostly tour of downtown LaGrange to hear about the spirited history of Troup County and those who call it home. Tours will depart from the Legacy Museum on Main, rain or shine, and move through the downtown area. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, bring a water bottle, and an umbrella if the weather calls for rain!
7 p.m.
136 Main Street, LaGrange 30240

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Lafayette Theatre Company Black Box – “A Musical Comedy”
Tickets: $12-$17
7:30 p.m.
706-882-9909 • 214 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240
lsparts.org

The Legacy Theatre –”Mamma Mia”
Tickets: $15-$40
8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290
https://thelegacytheatre.org/

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

Abide Brewing Company – Jimmy Bass
5 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

Alamo – II Tone Def Dance Party
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Drivin’ N Cryin’
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Josh Gilbert
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Georgia Shrimp Company – Live Band Karaoke with The Swinging Sofas
9 p.m. • 100 North Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

Grazing Here – GP-38
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

Line Creek Brewing Company – Matt Lyons Band
6 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

The Mad Mexican – Lerogie Sims
6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square, Newnan 30263

SummerGrove Golf Club – Kris Youmans Band
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera and take a look around Chattahoochee Bend State 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. Event is free to everyone. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list!
Parking $5
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

PreSchool and Kindergarten Children’s Consignment Sale
Hosted by Newnan First United Methodist Church. Two-day event. Gently used items of children’s clothing (infant to size 14), accessories, baby gear, bedding, books, furniture, games, high chairs, indoor and outdoor play equipment, shoes, strollers, toys, videos and more. 400 consignors. Bring your own shopping bag.
8 a .m. – Noon
33 Greenville Street, Newnan 30263

3rd Annual Run the Ridge 5K
Join the Southern Conservation Trust and the City of Fayetteville at the Third Annual Run the Ridge 5K. Enjoy yourself as you run or walk 3.1 miles through the beautiful Ridge Nature Area in Fayetteville. During the race, you will run along a creek and through a beautifully wooded area. All proceeds from the Run the Ridge 5K go towards local conservation efforts.
Registration Fee: $50
8 a.m.
415 Burch Road, Fayetteville 30215

Discover Your Roots
This year’s Free Family History Research Seminar will be held in Sharpsburg. The building will have exclusive 1-day access to records from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, including the Freedmen’s Bureau records. Discover Your Roots (Georgia) is a free genealogy seminar which teaches family history research for all levels. Co-hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints metro Atlanta congregations and the Fayette County NAACP, we help participants find their ancestors, interpret DNA tests, and navigate online tools through group workshops and personal instruction.
Free Event
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
770-580-3228 • 157 Bob Smith Road, Sharpsburg 30277

Newnan Carnegie hosts Leap Into Saturdays Celebration
The Newnan Carnegie Library has announced it will begin opening on Saturday mornings and will host a celebratory event on Leap Day (Feb. 29) with library tours, games, refreshments, and crafts upstairs.
Free Event
9 a.m. – Noon
1 LaGrange Street, Newnan 30263

Leap into 2020 Pet Adoption Event
The Coweta County Animal Control department is hosting a Pet Adoption Event. Leap Year only happens once every four years! Let this be the day that love leaps into your lap during the Leap into 2020 Adoption Event. Cat and dog adoption fees are $25 plus any applicable medical costs. Renters can pick up landlord forms ahead of time at animal services and bring the completed form that day to adopt! Cats and lots of adoptable dogs available!! Door prizes throughout the day!
Adoption Fees: $25, plus applicable medical fees
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
91 Selt Road, Newnan 30263

Callaway Mills Exhibit Opens
The Callaway Mills Exhibit honoring the 120th Anniversary of Unity Cotton Mill will take place on Saturday at the Legacy Museum in LaGrange. In 1900, Fuller E. Callaway, Sr., and a group of local citizens chartered the first mill in the Callaway-Truitt group of companies, Unity. In a partnership with Troup County Archives, Hills & Dales Estate will co-host this exhibit.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
136 Main Street, LaGrange 30240

Leap Year Sale ends at Crumpton Furniture
This sale is so BIG, they can only afford to have it Once Every Four Years! And Saturday is the last day of this sales event. Mattress and Box Spring Queen Sets were $999, now only $499! All Pictures, Prints and Wall Art are 1/2 Off! Custom Sofas from North Carolina (300 fabrics to choose from) start at $799. Stop by and register to win a Recliner! Customers can take an extra 20% Off Select Items too. Get Free Delivery and Setup, plus Free Design Services. And for a limited time, get a free gift with purchase of $299-or-more!
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
770-461-4119 • 640 North Glynn Street (Hwy. 85), Fayetteville 30214

Cook the Book meets at Central Library
The Central Library invites food lovers and those wanting to get out of their cooking comfort zones to join us each month for a unique book club called Cook The Book. We have chosen a title for each month from our cookbook collection. Instead of bringing discussion questions like a traditional book club, everyone brings a dish from the cookbook for a potluck. We talk, eat, share, and bounce ideas off of each other.
Free Event
Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Central Library • 85 Literary Lane, Newnan 30265

Dog Adoptions at PTC’s Pet Smart
Come down and see some of the amazing pups Coco’s Cupboard has available for adoption at the Peachtree City Pet Smart.
Noon – 4 p.m.
2701 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City 30269

Cat Adoptions at PTC’s Petco
Come check out the Kitty Krewe from Coco’s Cupboard every Saturday at Peachtree City’s Petco.
Noon – 4 p.m.
1243 North Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

Ladies DIY Day and Cuff Show
Especially for ladies… a chance to see our cuffs designs and make one of your own. Hosted by Hammered Heart Forge Blacksmith Instruction and ArtMetal Design. Hot beverages, warm fire. On the family horse ranch in Sharpsburg. Blacksmithing demonstrations. Info and registration at https://mjsebacher.wixsite.com/mysite/copy-of-press-1.
Cost: $20
1- 8 p.m.
Hammered Heart Forge / Michaels Studio • 272 Lowell Drive, Sharpsburg 30277

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

PTC’s Annual Father-Daughter Dance
The City of Peachtree City’s Annual Father Daughter Dance will take place on February 29th at the St. Paul Lutheran School Gym. For daughters ages 6-12. Enjoy music, dancing, food, and enjoy a night of quality time spent together! Registration online at:
https://apm.activecommunities.com/peachtreecityrec/Home.
Photos: 6 p.m.
Dance: 7-9 p.m.
700 Ardenlee Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Lafayette Theatre Company Black Box – “A Musical Comedy”
Tickets: $12-$17
7:30 p.m.
706-882-9909 • 214 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

The Legacy Theatre –”Mamma Mia”
Tickets: $15-$40
3 p.m. / 8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

Abide Brewing Company – Daniel Toole
1 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

Alamo – Atlanta United Watch Party, then DJ Nevian After-Party
8 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Kyle Daniel
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – TBA
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – The Wyatt Band
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Great Southern Pub – Trap Fest
10 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

Line Creek Brewing Company – ‘90s Hip Hop Party with DJ Stephen Finney
8 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

Mill Town Music Hall – Caleb Lee Hutchinson
7:30 p.m. • 1031 Alabama Avenue, Bremen 30110

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

Newnan Trolley Service
This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pickup locations at City Hall, the Governor Ellis Arnall Parking Lot on Madison Street, and Ashley Park at Dillard’s (West Entrance) and Regal Cinemas. The first pickup is at 1 p.m. at City Hall with the last full route starting at 7 p.m.
Free Admission
1-7 p.m.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

The Legacy Theatre –”Mamma Mia”
Tickets: $15-$40
3 p.m. / 8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290

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