Weekend Guide: January 31, February 1-2

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From Staff Reports

There’s plenty of fun-filled, family events taking place in and around Coweta County on this Super Bowl weekend.

Here are several of the headlining events taking place. Tonight, Relay for Life of Coweta County kicks off the cancer fighting season with Cosmic Bowling at Junction Lanes.

On Saturday, the Angels House hosts its largest fundraiser of the year with the 2020 Run For Angels & Chicken Q in downtown Newnan. Keep Newnan Beautiful hosts a Paper Shredding event behind City Hall. If a wedding is in your near future then check out The Wedding Extravaganza at Newnan Centre. Other events include a free Pruning Workshop which takes place at the UGA Extension Center on Pine Road, Peachtree City’s Library is hosting a Black Superhero Showcase and the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation hosts the Burns Celebration at the Historic Train Depot in Newnan.

And Sunday, we have several Super Bowl LIV parties listed that are occurring at the regular music venues featured here.

As always, Kris Youmans has your covered with the live, local music scene and a pair of theatrical performances are on tap this weekend too.

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

Weather-wise, look for rain today, then moving out on Saturday. Just a 20 percent rain chance on Saturday with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 54 degrees. Sunday is the best day of the weekend with sunny skies and a high around 60.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

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

2020 Run For Angels Packet Pickup
Pre-registered runners packet pickup and on-site late registration at the Newnan First United Methodist Church Parish Hall.
Noon – 6 p.m.
33 Greenville Street, 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
5 – 9 p.m.
110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

Cosmic Bowling and Relay For Life Kickoff
This event is open to the public and kicks off the cancer fighting season for Relay for Life of Coweta County. Held at Junction Lanes, show off your bowling skils and join the fun. All survivors, participants, volunteers and teams are encouraged to attend. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
Tickets: $15 Adults (2 games & shoes); $10 Kids (1 game & shoes or 1 Putt Putt)
6 p.m.
141 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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/

McIntosh Theater –”Mary Poppins”
Tickets: $10-$15
7 p.m.
201 Walt Banks Road, Peachtree City 30269
http://mcintoshtheater.org/

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

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

Alamo – DJ Chedda Dance Party
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Crossroads Rebellion
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Maury Allums / Mystery Tramp
5:30 p.m. / 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 – Flux
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

Line Creek Brewing Company – Coyote Morning
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 – Highway Katz
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

Wadsworth Auditorium – Celtic Concert, presented by Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation
3 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1

2020 Run For Angels & Chicken Q
This annual event benefits the Angels House in Newnan and annually attracts 1,000-plus participants. It’s the largest fundraiser for Angels House and wass tarted in 2003. With both the 5K and 10K courses being certified as Peachtree Road Race Qualifiers (USATF 10K A0400WC), the Run for Angels is now a highly respected and well-attended event attracting over 1000 participants from all over the southeast last year! Once again, Orion Racing will professionally manage our 2020 race using the latest RFID disposable start and finish chip-timing technology to ensure the most accurate instant finish times possible! These precise times will be displayed on a flat screened television at the finish line. Each race begins at 33 Greenville Street (Newnan First United Methodist Church) in downtown Newnan. The Chicken Q
Chicken Q Plates: $10
7 a.m. – On-site registration and check-in for registered runners & walkers
7:45 a.m. – DJ Jarin Entertainment & warmup
7:55 a.m. – National Athem
8 a.m. – One Mile Fun Run
8:20 a.m. –10K Race
8:22 a.m. – 5K Race
9:30 a.m. – Awards Ceremony
10 a.m. – Chicken Q inside and drive thru service
770-251-7050 • 33 Greenville Street, Newnan 30263

Keep Newnan Beautiful Paper Shredding
Held in back parking lot of Newnan City Hall. Bring your personal documents to shred on site. First three boxes or bags FREE for Coweta County Residents only. After that, there is a charge of $3 per bag or box. Out of county residents may contact KNB office for details about participation.
8 a.m. – Noon
678-673-5505 • 6 First Avenue, Newnan 30263

Reasons Why, When and How to Prune Common Shrubs and Bushes Workshop
Have you ever wondered how to tame that giant bush that’s trying to take over your backyard or prune your shrubs for maximum flowers this upcoming spring? If so, you can learn how to prune successfully during the February Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Workshop: “Reasons Why, When and How to Prune Common Shrubs and Bushes.” Workshop led by C.R. Phillips, Dan Gentry and Allen Summerlin. The free workshop will be held at the UGA Extension Office – Coweta County.
Free Event
10 a.m.
770-254-2620 • 255 Pine 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

Wedding Extravaganza
If a wedding is in your near future, Wedding Extravaganza is the place for you to be! With loads of vendors at The Newnan Centre, you’ll find everything you need to plan the wedding of your dreams! See aisle upon aisle of exhibits by the area’s leading wedding professionals. From Entertainment to Fashions, Receptions to Honeymoons, you’ll find it at the Wedding Extravaganza! Many exhibitors will be offering demonstrations, samples and money-saving show specials. Plus, you will have the chance to WIN Great Gifts and Prizes. Hosted by Weddings of Georgia.
Tickets: $6
1 – 4 p.m.
The Newnan Centre • 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

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.

Black Superhero Showcase
At the Peachtree City Library. Come celebrate African-American History Month with a showcase of Black Superheroes from your favorite comics. How many can you name? Wear your favorite comic book hero T-shirt, stop in and watch a movie, play games, view artwork and graphic novels, and help your hero beat the villains in fun activities featuring some popular and not-so-popular black superheroes! Ages 5+.
Free Event (register at eventbrite.com)
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
201 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City 30269

5th Annual Newnan Burns Celebration
At the Newnan Historic Train Depot. This event is a Scottish Heritage-Sister City Celebration. World class music, food, fashion, dance, drink and more! A lively celebration for all! Hosted by the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation.
Tickets: $30 (eventbrite.com)
7 – 9:30 p.m.
60 East Broad Street, Newnan 30263

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

McIntosh Theater –”Mary Poppins”
Tickets: $10-$15
2 p.m. / 7 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 201 Walt Banks Road, Peachtree City 30269

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

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

Alamo – Quarter Mile Rendezvous
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Poison Whiskey
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

Chatt Hills Music – The Sea The Sea
8 p.m. • 8390 Hearn Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Grazing Here – Second Time Around
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

The Donald W. Nixon Centre – District VI High School Honor Band
7 p.m. • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

SUPER BOWL PARTIES
At the local music venues in and around Coweta County.

Abide Brewing Company – The Big Game Pre-Party
1 p.m. • 110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30265

The Brickhouse – Super Cornhole Tournament for Super Bowl LIV
3 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

Grazing Here – Super Bowl Party
5 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

Line Creek Brewing Company – Sportsgame Tailgate
12:30 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

SummerGrove Golf Club – Super Bowl Watch Party
5:30 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

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