Weekend Guide: January 3-4-5

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From Staff Reports

As the holiday season comes to a close and schools are back in session, this weekend’s events calendar for Coweta County is a little on the “lite” side.

Exercise is Medicine returns to Newnan Carnegie Library today (Friday), Sweetland on Ice continues its winter run in LaGrange and Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens has two days left – Friday and Saturday – to this year’s calendar.

On Saturday, the City of Newnan and Newnan Police Department is hosting their first 5K Resolution Run, Keep Newnan Beautiful is offering its One for the Chipper – a free Christmas Tree recycling service, Great South Harley-Davidson is hosting the Trenton Ewing Memorial Motorcycle Ride, and dog and cat adoptions are back at a pair of Peachtree City locations.

At the theatre, Serenbe Playhouse offers up seven performances of Narnia beginning today through Sunday.

And on the live music scene, the Brickhouse has Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho-Devilles on Friday and Ricky Gunn on Saturday; Grazing Here has the Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos on Friday and the Hunter Callahan Band on Saturday, The Mad Mexican has Jimmy G. and Tommy T. Live on Friday and Abide Brewing Company will have Matt Moskal on Saturday.

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

Weather-wise, a 90 percent rain chance is in the Friday forecast as a strong cold front approaches. The front moves through on Saturday as early morning rain diminishes and temperatures drop. With the front will also be gusty winds from 10-15 mph, gusting to 30. Sunday is the best day of the weekend with sunny skies and a high near 53.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3

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.

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
11 – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens – Last 2 Days
Next to last day for this year’s 8 million lights, 15 dazzling scenes and 1 magical getaway. Christmas at Callaway Gardens featuring Fantasy In Lights, in Pine Mountain is not only the South’s most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world’s “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights,” as named by National Geographic Traveler. Fantasy in Lights runs through Saturday, Jan. 4. Visitors can ride the trolley through the Lights or drive our automobile through.
Admission Prices vary. Call 844-512-3826 for info.
Trolley run 6 – 9 p.m.
Drive-through 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Callaway Resort & Gardens, 17800 Hwy. 27, Pine Mountain 31822

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.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

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

Alamo – DJ Core EP
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho-DeVilles
9:30 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – TBA
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 – Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Mad Mexican – Jimmy G. & Tommy T Live
6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square, Newnan 30263

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4

5K Resolution Run
The City of Newnan is hosting its first Resolution 5K Run. The race begins in Downtown Newnan at the corner of Madison and Brown Streets and spans north through “The City of Homes”, where runners will catch a glimpse of our beautiful historic in-town neighborhoods and commercial district. The race is USATF certified, and chipped timing will be used! Certified map of the course is available at www.newnanpolice.com. The proceeds will benefit the community outreach projects of the Newnan Police Department. The programs include the Guitars Not Guns program, the Law Enforcement Explorer Program, and Christmas with a Cop. The goal of the programs is to help increase the self-esteem for foster children, support at-risk youth, and help to educate kids on future career opportunities.
Registration: $35 per person
6:30 a.m. – On-site registration and check-in
8 a.m. – Race begins
Downtown Newnan 30263

Bring One for the Chipper
Keep Newnan Beautiful hosts this annual event. Folks can bring their Christmas Tree to the parking lot behind Newnan City Hall and have it recycled into mulch or compost.
8 a.m. – Noon
6 First Avenue, Newnan 30263

Trenton Ewing Memorial Motorcycle Ride
Hosted by Great South Harley-Davidson of Newnan. Memorial ride for Trenton Ewing. He passed away at the young age of 21 on Dec. 26. Please come out and show support for his family during these hard times. Everyone is welcome to come by. All proceeds and donations will go to his family. Great South will be cooking hamburgers and hotdogs.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
185 Highway 16 East, 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.

Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens – LAST DAY
The final day for this year – 8 million lights, 15 dazzling scenes and 1 magical getaway. Christmas at Callaway Gardens featuring Fantasy In Lights, in Pine Mountain is not only the South’s most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world’s “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights,” as named by National Geographic Traveler. Fantasy in Lights runs through Saturday, Jan. 4. Visitors can ride the trolley through the Lights or drive our automobile through.
Admission Prices vary. Call 844-512-3826 for info.
Trolley run 6 – 9 p.m.
Drive-through 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Callaway Resort & Gardens, 17800 Hwy. 27, Pine Mountain 31822

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
2 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

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 – DJ Boots
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Ricky Gunn
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5

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.

Serenbe Playhouse – Narnia
Tickets: TBA
2 p.m. / 5 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 9110 Selborne Lane, Suite 210, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

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