Weekend Guide: Things To Do Around Coweta – April 28-29-30
From Staff Reports
Below are fun, educational and family-friendly events in Coweta County this weekend– April 28 through April 30.
April 28-29, FRIDAY-SATURDAY
ECHS Echostage’s Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
7 p.m. each day at The Nixon Centre, 1525 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan.
April 28, FRIDAY
Legends of the League NJSL Charity Golf Tournament
10 a.m. at White Oak Golf Club, 141 Clubview Drive, Newnan.
Sign up to participate or be a sponsor! Proceeds go to grant recipient, @moremusicfoundationnewnan and the NJSL Scholarship Fund. http://njslserves.org
The Fore Our Community Charity Golf Classic
9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Braelinn Golf Club, 500 Clubview Drive, Peachtree City
This event benefits the Healing Bridge Clinic and Midwest Food Bank, Georgia. A great day of golfing ends with a chance to win raffle prizes like a Braves ticket package and a $500 Amazon gift card! Plus, we will be auctioning off a one-week stay at a beautiful beachside condo in Destin, Fla. You can register now at www.healingbridgeclinic.org/events.
Lunch and Learn at Newnan Carnegie with Mike Brown
Noon-1 p.m. at Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan
Grab a lunch and please join us for an interesting discussion and to hear what promises to be a fascinating talk by an award-winning author Mike Brown. Sponsored by: Carnegie Foundation. To register, visit EVENTBRITE.
Carnegie Cinema: Murder in Coweta County
6:30-9 p.m. at the Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan
The city of Newnan, in recognition of Georgia Cities Week, is hosting a movie screening of “Murder in Coweta County,” one of Coweta County’s favorite movies, starring the likes of Andy Griffith and Johnny Cash. Candy, popcorn, and water will be provided. The film is not rated but contains frightening and intense scenes, alcohol and smoking, violence, profanity, and nudity. Space is limited, so register on EVENTBRITE before arrival.
April 29, SATURDAY
Coweta County Youth Fishing Rodeo
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Welcome Farms, 334 Welcome to Sargent Road, Newnan.
Youth Only (Pre-K through 5th Grade). Participants must be able to hold a fishing pole. Adult supervision is required and adults may assist in baiting hook and casting. Bring your own fishing equipment and bait (no minnows or shiners). Suggested baits are chicken livers, hot dogs, blood baits, cheese or dough balls. Pond is stocked with catfish for the rodeo. You must keep what you catch. Weigh-in at Noon and winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m. Categories include Total pounds, heaviest fish, longest fish. Concessions and restrooms available on premises. No license required, 10 fish limit, 3 pole limit per person. Sponsored by the Coweta County Extension 4-H, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Welcome Farms, and Newnan-Coweta Jaycees.
Senoia Farmers’ Market
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 40 Travis Street, Senoia.
Locally sourced market. EVERY Saturday.
The Heritage School Grove Market
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 2093 Highway 29 North, Newnan.
The Grove Market will feature 36 student-run booths that will be selling baked goods, jewelry, handmade crafts, and more. Cash only event.
Community Wellness Day
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Ashley Park, 354 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan
Family event and Market.
The Locals Market
10 a.m. – 5 p.m at Greenville Street Park, 51 Greenville Street, Newnan
Local vendors, businesses, food trucks and more.
Christian City’s Community Champion Awards
5:30 p.m. Socializing & Silent Auction; 7 p.m. Dinner & Entertainment at the Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street, NW, Atlanta
The Community Champion Awards pays tribute to special and deserving recipients in three categories: Individual, Nonprofit and Corporate. These honorees have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment and have made an indelible impact on improving the Atlanta community. The Community Champion Awards is a fun-filled and inspirational evening featuring dinner, entertainment and surprises. Learn more christiancity.org/cca or call 770-703-2636.
April 30, SUNDAY
Spring Fling with The Masterworks Community Chorale
2:30 p.m. at the Nixon Centre, 1525 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan.
Masterworks’ 22/23 season finale performed in The Centre’s Black Box Theatre. For more info, visit thenixoncentre.net or masterworkscommunitychorale.com.