Weekend Guide: January 17-18-19

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From Staff Reports

The weekend calendar has several new events added to its three-day schedule here in and around Coweta County.

Starting today, Newnan Carnegie Library hosts Exercise is Medicine, Crossroads Church offers Mommy & Me, Senoia Alive After Five has its first shopping evening of 2020 and if you like beer and like to run, there’s the Beer Mile at Line Creek Brewing Company in Peachtree City.

On Saturday, Smallcakes Cupcakery of Newnan will have its 5th Annual Customer Appreciation Day, the Coweta Fellowship of Christian Athletes is offering a Women in Sports Conference, a Cookie Drive takes place for our troops stationed all over the world, TOT Reading Time is at Southern Fried Books, AARP has a Smart Driving Course at Powell Library, and the Troup-Coweta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a Designer Bingo evening at Moreland Mills.

And Sunday, the Bomber Girls host a Packing Day for sending cookies and cards to our troops stationed around the world.

Our music calendar, compiled by Kris Youmans of the Kris Youmans Band, offers plenty of local and live music this weekend at The Alamo, The Brickhouse, The Cellar/The Bays, Grazing Here, The Mad Mexican, Mill Town Music Hall and more.

And check out our Theatrical events too.

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

Weather-wise, more rain moves into Coweta County early Saturday and with it comes much colder weather. Friday is probably the best day of the weekend with partly sunny skies and a high of 54. An 80 percent rain chance is in Saturday’s forecast and then on Sunday, rain moves out and much colder temperatures move in with a low Sunday night of 27.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

Mommy and Me
Every third Friday of the month, Crossroads Church hosts Mommy & Me for preschool children and their caregivers, downstairs in Studios 1 & 2. During Mommy & Me, you stay and play with your child and meet other parents or caregivers while enjoying fun activities like story time, arts & crafts, and music. Let us know that you’re coming by clicking this  LINK.
Free Event
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
3260 Hwy. 16, Sharpsburg 30277

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. to 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.

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

Beer Mile at Line Creek Brewing Company
Join the folks at Line Creek Brewing Company for a Beer Mile hosted by Fleet Feet Peachtree City. Tex’s Tacos will be serving food at 4 p.m. and live music by Daniel Toole beginning at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $10 (includes 3, 12 oz. pours and Entry to Run)
4 p.m. / Run begins at 7 p.m.
150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

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 – “LTA’s Clue on Stage”
Tickets: $12-$17
7:30 p.m.
706-882-9909 • 214 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240
lsparts.org

Southside Theatre Guild – “The Mountaintop”
Tickets: $15
8 p.m.
770-969–0956 • 20 West Campbellton Street, Fairburn 30213
stgplays.com

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

Alamo – Sweet Grass Sally featuring Kevin Walker and Mark Combs
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Cody Lee
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Blaze Alley
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 – Quarter Mile Rendezvous
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

Women in Sports Conference
Hosted by the Coweta Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Crossroads Church in Thomas Crossroads. Free For female athletes grades 6-12! It’s a day just for you! Giveaways include Apple AirPods, Apple Watch, Bose Speakers, Hyrdoflasks and more! Keynote speaker is former professional volleyball player and ESPN commentator Kele Eveland. Only 100 spots available! Sign up now by clicking this LINK.
Free Event
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2564 Highway 154, Newnan 30265

Smallcakes Cupcakery hosts Customer Appreciation Day
Smallcakes Cupcakery of Newnan opened its doors in 2015 here locally and will host its 5th annual “Customer Appreciation Day.”The event is simply to say “Thank You” from the folks at Smallcakes Cupcakery for five wonderful years in the Newnan Community. Customers can expect All-Day, In-Store Specials. Two of the most popular will be … a 6-pack of Cupcakes for only $19 and a 12-pack for only $30. These offers are for walk-in orders only. Face Painting will be available from Noon to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
770-252-1400 • 113 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan 30263

Cookie Drive
Hosted by Bomber Girls LRC Senoia. Bring your Homemade Cookies, or Postage Donations! Help us Send Some Love to the Troops! The Bomber Girls, LRC, a military support 501©3, is gearing up for a large care package shipment and hosting a home baked cookie drive at the Coweta Veterans Club. (They are not SELLING cookies, but are collecting cookie donations.) These cookies will be going to deployed soldiers overseas in time for Valentine’s Day. The Senoia Chapter has set their goal at 200 boxes of cookies which means we need cookies, and to raise some dough for mailing costs! The plan is to get some home baked goodies to our deployed service people for Valentine’s Day! This event takes place at the Coweta Veterans Club just off Hwy. 29 North, across from Southern Roots Nursery.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
130 Veterans Club Road, Newnan 30263

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 infant to adult are welcome to join us as we read a selection from our Children’s Corner books – and you never know just WHO may be here to read! Please RSVP.
Free Event
10:30 -11:30 a.m.
770-683-1239 • 29 Jackson Street, Newnan 30263

AARP Smart Driving Class
Held at Powell Library Branch in Newnan. Refresh your driving skills, learn research-based driving strategies, and the new rules of the road. Presented by Marion Crooke. Registration is required and payment due day of the program.
$15 for AARP Members
$20 for non-members
10:30 a.m.
770-253-3625 • 25 Hospital Road, Newnan 30263

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.

Designer Bingo
If you like Designer Bags and Accessories plus Bingo, this is your event. This fundraising event is hosted by the Troup-Coweta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and will take place at Moreland Mills. DJ, door prizes and food.
Tickets: $10 admission / $5 per Bingo game
6 – 11 p.m.
7 Main Street, Moreland 30259

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Lafayette Theatre Company Black Box – “LTA’s Clue on Stage”
Tickets: $12-$17
7:30 p.m.
706-882-9909 • 214 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

Southern Arc Dance Center – “Crayola Feelings: Diversity of People, Art, Dance and Music”
Free Event
2 p.m.
770-683-3724 • 40 Greenway Court, Suite D, Newnan 30265
southernarcdance.org

Southside Theatre Guild – “The Mountaintop”
Tickets: $15
8 p.m.
770-969–0956 • 20 West Campbellton Street, Fairburn 30213

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

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

The Brickhouse – Into The Further
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

Grazing Here – 2 Broke Kings
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Great Southern Pub – Mark Ayers and Joe Harrell
7 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

Mill Town Music Hall – Billy Dean, Sylvia & Mo Pitney
7:30 p.m. • 1031 Alabama Avenue, Bremen 30110

Serenbe – Caleb Caudle
8 p.m. • 9016 Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

Packing Party
Hosted by Bomber Girls LRC Senoia. This event takes place at the Coweta Veterans Club just off Hwy. 29 North, across from Southern Roots Nursery. The Bomber Girls have collected all the cookies and cards. Now it’s time to pack them all and send them to our troops stationed all across the world.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
130 Veterans Club Road, Newnan 30263

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.

NEST Warming Shelter Opens
The Newnan Emergency Shelter Team (NEST) will be opening its Warming Shelter on Sunday at 5 p.m. and will remain open through Wednesday, Jan. 22 due to the inclement, cold weather expected to arrive in Coweta County. Doors open each night at 5 p.m.
Free Event
5 p.m. Nightly
17 1st Avenue, Newnan 30263

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Southside Theatre Guild – “The Mountaintop”
Tickets: $15
2:30 p.m.
770-969–0956 • 20 West Campbellton Street, Fairburn 30213

Lafayette Theatre Company Black Box – “LTA’s Clue on Stage”
Tickets: $12-$17
3 p.m.
706-882-9909 • 214 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

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

Newnan City Church – Jason Hoard
9 a.m. • 17 First Avenue, Newnan 30263

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