Weekend Guide: February 21-22-23

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From Staff Reports

It’s hard to believe the calendar is already to the fourth weekend in February here in 2020. And this weekend’s calendar for Coweta County and nearby Peachtree City and LaGrange has several family-friendly events scheduled.

On Friday, the Newnan Carnegie hosts Exercise is Medicine and an afternoon Aging in Cities lecture, and downtown Senoia holds its monthly Alive After 5 shopping event.

On Saturday, an Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt takes place at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park, a kids Cool Wheels hands-on event is set for ChildrenConnect Museum, the HELP/Spay Neuter Clinic hosts its Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic, there’s dog and cat adoptions in Peachtree City, the CAREing Paws Reading Program at the Peachtree City Library, Max Kauffman’s Open Art Studio tour, a Live Magic Show at The Depot in Hogansville, a Mother & Son Dinner at Leaf & Bean in downtown Newnan and the 13th Annual Oscar After-Party Gala fundraiser.

And on Sunday, Angela and Alex McRae take part in Hometown Novel Nights at Monarch House Assisted Living.

The Lafayette Theatre Company in LaGrange offers its stage production of “A Musical Comedy” and the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone continues its run of “Mamma Mia.”

Kris Youmans’ Live and Local Music Calendar lists music acts over the weekend at The Alamo, Brickhouse, the Cellar/Bays, Grazing Here and several more.

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

Weather-wise, the rain finally comes to an end on Friday and rain chances do not return to the forecast until Sunday night (40%). Look for much cooler temperatures with highs of 46 degrees on Friday, 56 on Saturday and 58 on Sunday. Overnight lows will be 27 on Friday night and 32 on Saturday night.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Blood Drive at PTC Library
The Peachtree City Library is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive. Walk-ins are welcome. Click the link to make appointment and use sponsor code: PTClibrary … https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time.
Free Event
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269

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.

Aging in Cities with Dr. Anabel Pelham
The Newnan Carnegie Library will host Aging in Cities, led by Dr. Anabel Pelham on Friday. Dr. Pelham is the Founding Director of the Center for Age-Friendly Excellence (CAFE), a project of the Los Altos Community Foundation.  CAFE provides technical assistance to cities and communities to become World Health Organization (WHO) Age-Friendly. Dr. Pelham will describe her Centers’ experience assisting 18 cities through this exciting, scientific process and how it shapes a better future. This program is offered free of charge, however registration is requested. Registration is available online at newnancarnegie.eventbrite.com.
Free Event (Registration requested)
2:30 p.m.
Newnan Carnegie Library • 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan 30263

Senoia hosts Alive After Five
It’s Alive! After Five as the shops of Senoia will stay open until at least 8 p.m. to accommodate shoppers, and will offer specials in their shop.This event will be held every month on the 3rd Friday.
Free Event
5-8 p.m.
Downtown Senoia 30276

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

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
thelegacytheatre.org

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

Alamo – The Breeze Kings
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Thomas Tillman
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Jupiter Coyote
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 – Dirty Roots
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Great Southern Pub – Dave Scott
7 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

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

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

SummerGrove Golf Club – Table 18
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
The H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic of Newnan is hosting its April Vaccine Clinic. Patients are seen first come, first served. No appointment necessary. For Dogs: Rabies Vaccine, Distemper/Parvo (DHPP) Vaccine, Leptospirosis Vaccine, Kennel Cough Vaccine; Heartworm Test. For Cats: Rabies Vaccine, FELV Vaccine, Feline Upper Respiratory (FVRCP) Vaccine, FIV/FELV Combo Test. Microchips for Dogs and Cats only $25, includes registration!
9 – 10:45 a.m.
770-304-7911 • 12 The Crescent, Newnan 30263

Cool Wheels at ChildrenConnect Museum
Love Trucks? Want a hands-on experience? Come out and see the vehicles that make our community go every 3rd Saturday of the month at the ChildrenConnect Museum in Newnan. This event will feature a bucket truck from Newnan Utilities and a fun electricity activity inside the museum. For info, call 470-414-2455.
Admission: $5
10 a.m. – Noon
ChildrenConnect Museum • 30 Temple Avenue, Newnan 30263

CAREing Paws Program at Peachtree City Library
The CAREing Paws Program utilizes registered therapy dogs to improve literacy skills for children. If your child struggles with reading this may be for you. Children must have a basic knowledge of reading. Open to children in Grades K-5. The library offers six, 20-minute sessions. Parents must reserve a time slot in advance for their child. Children may bring a book or choose a book at the library. Registration Required. To register call the library at 770-631-2520.
Free Event
10 a.m. – Noon
201 Willowbend 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

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.

Max Kauffman Open Studio
Drop in to the Art Rez cottage to see current resident Max Kauffman’s project with the R.D. Cole wooden mold collection. Part of the Newnan Artist in Residence Program.
3 – 7 p.m.
23 Clark Street, Newnan 30263

Mother & Son Dinner Date
Join us for our 2nd Annual Mother and Son Dinner Date at Leaf and Bean in downtown Newnan. Dinner will include a deliciously seasoned baked chicken breast, with fresh green beans, and homemade mashed potatoes. Water or iced tea (sweet, unsweet, or green) will come with your meal and we will be providing a dessert. Call 770-683-7290 for reservations.
Tickets: $30 for mother & son; additional tickets $10 per person
6 – 8 p.m.
Leaf & Bean • 22 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

Live Magic Show with Jahwill
An evening of food, drinks, and mind bending illusion with Jahwill at The Depot in Hogansville.
7 – 8:30 p.m.
100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

Oscar After-Party Gala
The 13th Annual Oscar After-Party Gala – benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (Newnan-Coweta Club & Howard Warner Club) – takes place at The Newnan Centre. This Black Tie event is sold out. For information, visit: oscarnight.givesmart.com.
Sold Out
7 – 10:30 p.m.
The Newnan Centre • 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

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.

Alamo – TBA
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Thomas Tillman
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

Chatt Hills Music – The Whispering Tree
8 p.m. • 9163 Selborne Lane • Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Grazing Here – Barstool Prophets
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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.

Hometown Novel Nights
Every fourth Sunday afternoon of the month, special guest author(s) will join T.M. Brown at Monarch House Assisted Living to share about themselves and their books with the residents, family members, and guests. This month, special guests are Angela Webster McRae and Alex McRae.
Free Event
2 – 3:30 p.m.
299 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan 30263

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

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

The Legacy Theatre –”Mamma Mia”
Tickets: $15-$40
3 p.m. / 7:30 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290

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