Weekend Things To Do: Feb. 22-23-24

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From Staff Reports

The weekend arrives here in Coweta County with several events taking place in the area for all ages.

Tonight, music is the headliner. Our music columnist Kris Youmans has listed six local venues with live music.

On Saturday, it’s the 12th Annual Coweta Oscar Gala benefitting the Coweta County Boys and Girls Club in the evening. During the day, activities for the kids can be found at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park or the Peachtree City Library.

And on Sunday, professional sports are on the schedule as Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton hosts the NASCAR Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 and the Alliance of America Football makes its debut in Atlanta as the Legends entertain the Birmingham Iron.

Weatherwise, Sunday appears to be the best day with sunny skies beginning around mid-morning and the high near 65.

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

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
https://www.newnancarnegie.com

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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Always Patsy Cline
The final weekend begins at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone. “Always…Patsy Cline” is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963.  The show is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy’ unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight…27 songs in all.
8 p.m.
Tickets range from $15 to $45.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone
http://www.thelegacytheatre.org/

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.
The Brickhouse – 80s Party featuring FLUX, 10 p.m. •  80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – 4Ts, 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan
Grazing Here – One Hit Wonderland, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City
Line Creek Brewery – Acoustic Happy Hour, 5 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City
The Mad Mexican – Ritchie Friedman, 6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square
SummerGrove Golf Club – Still, 7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
New Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Bring your camera and take a look around our 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. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list. Event is free.
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$5 parking
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan

3rd Annual OLV Hot Chocolate 5K & 1 Mile Marshmellow Dash
The 3rd Annual Our Lady of Victory Catholic School Hot Chocolate 5K & 1 Mile Marshmallow Dash set for Peachtree City at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater.  Enjoy a morning run along Peachtree City’s unique scenic golf cart paths, and know that you are helping support the education of our students and improve equipment and so much more at our school. Race day registration is $30.
9:15 a.m. Warm-Up
9:30 a.m. Marshmellow Dash
10 a.m. OLV Hot Chocolate 5K
11 a.m. Awards
201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City

Pruning Tips for Homeowners
Presented by the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers with guest speakers Dan Gentry, C. R. Phillips, and Allen Summerlin. They’ll discuss reasons why, when, and how to prune common shrubs and bushes in your yard. Held at the Coweta County Extension Office. Admission is free.
10 a.m.
770-254-2620 • 255 Pine Road, Newnan
www.ugaextension.org/coweta

CAREing Paws, Come Read to a Dog
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. Free event but registration Required. Call to register.
10 a.m. – Noon
770-631-2520 • 201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City

Kids Survival Skills at The Bend
Join our naturalist at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park to help your kids prepare for hiking and camping outdoors with campfire building, survival skills and dangerous plant ID. For ages 7+. Preregistration is required. Please pack a lunch and
dress for the weather!
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$10 plus $5 parking.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Community CPR Class
Held at the Central Library.
1-2:30 p.m.
678-796-8277 (to enroll) • 85 Literary Lane, Newnan
newnancpr.com

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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Always Patsy Cline
At the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone. See description above.
3 p.m. • 8 p.m.

Tickets range from $15 to $45.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone

http://www.thelegacytheatre.org/

Peachtree City’s Father Daughter Dance
Girls ages 6-12 and their dads/father figures will enjoy a fun-filled evening featuring a red carpet entry, light refreshments, a professional keepsake photo, music, and dancing. 7 to 9 p.m. Registration required. Space is limited, and this event fills quickly.
202 Fieldhouse Dr., Peachtree City
http://www.peachtree-city.org/

2019 Coweta Oscar Night Gala
The 12th Annual Oscar Night Gala benefiting the Coweta County Boys & Girls Clubs! Dress your best and walk the Red Carpet at this premier event inside the Thomas Land & Development Hangar. Delicious food, cocktails, fabulous live & silent auction items, and supporting a great cause.
7-10:30 p.m.
45 Ansley Dr., Newnan
oscarnight.givesmart.com

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.
The Alamo – Smoke & Mirrors, 9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square • Newnan
The Brickhouse – 3rd Shift Back, 9 p.m. •  80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – Cougar Love, 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan
Grazing Here – Men in Blues, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500
This is the second race in the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series. Last week, Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag at the Daytona 500.
Tickets prices vary, most start at $69 for adults
2 p.m.
877-9-AMS-TIX • Hampton, Atlanta Motor Speedway
speedwaymotorsports.com

Always Patsy Cline
At the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone. See description above.
3 p.m. • 8 p.m.
Tickets range from $15 to $45.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone
http://www.thelegacytheatre.org/

Atlanta Legends host Birmingham
The Alliance of American Football arrives in Atlanta as the Legends open their home schedule hosting the Birmingham Iron. The Legends (0-2) lost to the San Diego Fleet 24-12 last week while the Iron (2-0) beat the Salt Lake Stallions 12-9.
4 p.m.
Tickets start at $20
Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field)
ticketmaster.com

BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club
Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday.There are 5 – $100 games. Up to $1,000 Jackpot depending on number of players. $15 plays all games. Snack Bar. Smoke Free. Off of Hwy. 29N, across from Southern Roots Nursery.
6 p.m.
770-251-6949 • 130 Veterans Rd., Newnan

The Walking Dead Episode 9.11 Viewing Party
Nic & Norman’s in downtown Senoia will host the screening of Episode 9.11 of The Walking Dead. Doors open at 7 p.m. For ages 18-and-older with this being a bar atmosphere event. Menu is a fixed price limited menu which includes an appetizer, entree and dessert.
Tickets $40
770-727-9432 • 20 Main Street, Senoia

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