Weekend Guide: February 14-15-16

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From Staff Reports

The weekend calendar has an interesting mix of family fun happening in and around Coweta County.

Starting on Friday, ChildrenConnect Museum has a Valentine’s Celebration for kids, AARP has a Safe Driving Class at the Senoia Library, Crossroads Church is hosting Jeff Allen and The America I Grew Up In, An Evening of Spirit Mediumship at The Newnan Centre and there’s Speed Dating on Valentine’s evening at Abide Brewing Company.

On Saturday, TOT Children’s Reading is at Southern Fried Books, the Peachtree City Library is hosting a Pokemon Trading Card Workshop and Tournament, Rep. Philip Singleton is holding a Town Hall Meeting in Sharpsburg, there’s the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party at Powell Library in Newnan and if you like Mardi Gras, the 4th Annual Krewe of Mask Mardi Gras Parade rolls in LaGrange.

Kris Youmans has you covered with all the live music here locally taking place both Friday and Saturday.

And “Mamma Mia” continues its weekend production at Legacy Theatre in Tyrone.

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

Weather-wise, it will be a very cool weekend but at least dry. In fact, the National Weather Service does not list any rain chances through Sunday night – a first around here in a while over a weekend. Look for sunny skies on Friday and Saturday with highs in the low 50s. Overnight lows of 29 on Friday and 38 on Saturday. Sunday will be mostly cloudy and a high of near 56.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Valentine’s Celebration at ChildrenConnect Museum
Join us for a Valentine craft and cupcake decorating. Free play will be open in our Builder’s Room, Dress-up/Pretend Room, and Toddler Playzone during the celebration. The Maker’s Room will be open for free creativity at beginning at 11:30am.
10:30-Noon
30 Temple Avenue, Newnan 30263

AARP Smart Driving Class
Held at Senoia Library. Refresh your driving skills, learn research-based driving strategies, and the new rules of the road. Class is open to all ages. Registration is required and payment due day of the program. All attendees must bring your driver’s license, AARP card (if member) and a brown bag lunch.
$15 for AARP Members
$20 for non-members
10:30 a.m.
770-599-3537 • 148 Pylant Street, Senoia 30276

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.

Speed Dating at Abide Brewing Company
Ditch those dating apps and come find your true love at Abide. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet new friends or make lasting memories. DJ CORE EP will be spinning the tunes to keep the party going at Abide Brewing Company.
Free Event
5 – 6:45 p.m. – Signups
7 – 8 p.m. – Speed Dating
8 – 9 p.m. – Socialize
110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Suite 130, Newnan 30265

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
5 – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

An Evening of Spirit Mediumship
Join Mediums Janis Boscarello and Cat Sackett at Newnan Centre for an evening of loving messages from Spirit through Mediumship. This will be a beautiful reminder for us all that love is never lost, the way in which we communicate simply changes. The event is led by Spirit, so not everyone is guaranteed a personal reading however, there is always a shared magic among the group. Our intention is to support love, laughter and shared healing. Come with an open heart and mind. Guests must be 18 years or older. Remember to talk to your loved ones and let them know you would like to hear from them. We’re excited to see you there and to share a beautiful evening with you.
Tickets: $40
7 – 9 p.m.
Newnan Centre • 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

The America I Grew Up In
Starring Jeff Allen. His rapid-fire humor, which centers on marriage and family, is a hit with all ages. A live comedy favorite, Jeff has appeared on Showtime, Comedy Central, VH1 and more. He starred in the critically acclaimed film, Apostles of Comedy, the syndicated comedy series, Bananas, his own one-hour comedy special, Happy Wife, Happy Life and the Warner Bros. comedy film, Thou Shalt Laugh. Jeff’s Dry Bar Comedy videos went viral earlier this year, introducing him to tens of millions of new fans worldwide. At times both gut-wrenching and hilarious, Jeff’s one-man show, The America I Grew Up In, offers a unique view into his crazy world.
7 – 9 p.m.
Crossroads Church • 3260 Hwy 16, Sharpsburg 30277

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.

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 – DJ Core EP
5 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

Alamo – DJ Erok’s Valentine’s Day Karaoke
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Corbette Jackson
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Maury Allums / Stephan Sheret & Sarah Mac
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 – Men in Blues
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

Line Creek Brewing Company – Cagle & Pitts
6 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

State Farm Arena – Alan Jackson
7 p.m. • 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta 30303

SummerGrove Golf Club – Off Ramp
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

Wadsworth Auditorium – Mickey Gilley
7:30 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

Rep. Singleton to host Town Hall Meeting in Sharpsburg
State Representative Philip Singleton (R-Sharpsburg) will host a Town Hall Meeting at the A&O Bridges Community Center in Sharpsburg. Rep. Singleton will provide updates on his legislative work during the 2020 legislative session and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the meeting.
Free Event
9 – 10 a.m.
A&O Bridges Community Center • 105 Main Street, Sharpsburg 30277

TOT Reading Time
Taking Over Tomorrow Reading Time will take place at Southern Fried Books in downtown Newnan. Come join us for morning reading time. Ages 2 to 8 are welcome to join us as we read a selection from our Children’s Corner books. Third Saturday each month. Please RSVP.
Free Event
10:30 -11 a.m.
770-683-1239 • 29 Jackson Street, Newnan 30263

Pokemon Trading Card Game Workshop and Tournament
Hosted by the Peachtree City Library. Hello Pokemon Players! Come join us for our Saturday How-to-Play-Pokemon Workshop! Each player will receive an exclusive Pokemon League trading card for attending. From Noon-2 p.m., we will have our causal League play time; here you can bring your own Pokemon cards to trade, have a one-on-one lesson with a Pokemon Professor on how to play the card game officially, or bring your Nintendo Switch with Sword and Shield for a video game battle with friends. At 2 p.m., we will have our first ever Theme Deck Trading Card Tournament! If you are new to the game, we recommend you have a crash-course lesson with one of our Pokemon Professors between Noon-2 p.m. before the tournament starts. Everyone entering the tournament will receive a FREE theme deck to keep and use for the event.
Noon – 4 p.m.
770-631-2520 • 201 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City 30269

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
Noon – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

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

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party
Hosted by the Coweta Public Library System at the Powell Branch Library. Readers of the Wimpy Kid books will play games, make their own Wimpy Journal, have snacks and help bury a time capsule! Registration is Required! Call today!
Free Event
1 – 3 p.m.
770-253-3625 •  25 Hospital Road, 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.

Krewe of Mask Mardi Gras Parade
Will be held in Downtown LaGrange. Check out the floats, the beads, and all the family-friendly fun! LGTV and the City of LaGrange’s facebook feeds will be providing live coverage.The parade starts at 7 p.m., so make bring a slice of king cake and stake out a spot or watch from home!
Free Event
7 p.m.
Downtown LaGrange 30240

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

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

Abide Brewing Company – Matt Moskal
3 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

Alamo – You Like It, I Love It
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Luke Martin
9:30 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Maury Allums / Capo 3
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – No Limitz
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Great Southern Pub – Echo Lynn & Mary Martin
7 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

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

Mill Town Music Hall – Clay Walker
7:30 p.m. • 1031 Alabama Avenue, Bremen 30110

Your Pie – Lerogie
5 p.m. • 124 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Sweetland On Ice
Sweetland On Ice features a 5,500 square foot covered outdoor ice rink, skating helpers for beginners, seated area with fire pits, and tasty snacks from our concession area. Daniel Holloway returns as the Sweetland On Ice concessionaire for the season alongside Harvest Coffee & Bakery serving up all of your favorite treats!
$12 for entry & skate rental
Noon – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

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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