Weekend Things To Do: July 12-13-14

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From Staff Reports

The summer beat goes on here in Coweta County as another weekend of events, plays and live music are on tap this weekend.

On Friday, Exercise is Medicine is at Newnan Carnegie Library, Free Ice Cream at Monarch House Assisted Living, a Held Over July 4th Weekend Sale at E. Crumpton Furniture plus a full slate of plays “Mama Won’t Fly”, “The True Story of Pocahontas,” “Matilda The Musical,” and “Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical” and local music take the stage later in the day and at night.

On Saturday, there’s a pair of Farmers Markets (Newnan and LaGrange), events at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park, a Cruise-In at Junction Lanes, free Kids and Pros football camp for kids 7-13 and parents fill the calendar.

And Sunday, more plays and don’t forget about riding the free Newnan Trolley between downtown and Ashley Park.

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

Weather-wise, look for a typical summer pattern today with warm and muggy conditions as heat index values reach 97 degrees. A chance of showers or thunderstorms each day of the weekend with highest chance of 60 percent on Saturday. Highs on Saturday will be near 86 and Sunday 83 with mostly cloudy skies.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 12

July 4th Weekend Sale HELD OVER
Everything in their 30,000 sq.ft. Showroom is 40%-50% and up to 60% off during this event at E. Crumpton Furniture in Fayetteville. Sale runs thru Monday, July 15. Also, all lamps are Buy 1, Get 1 Free and if you make a purchase of $299-or-more, you get a Free Gift. Delivery to Coweta County
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
770-461-4119 • 640 Glynn Street (Hwy. 85), Fayetteville 30214

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
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 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
1-8 p.m.

Ice Cream Cone Fridays
At Monarch House Assisted Living. Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? Every Friday in July Monarch House wants to help you celebrate by stopping by for a free ice cream cone. If you have to grab and go, that is fine. But if you can sit a spell, you will enjoy great oldies on our Juke Box and good conversation with new and old friends. Hope you can stop by, get out of the heat and enjoy a refreshing ice cream cone on us!
Free Event
3 to 4 p.m.
678-552-9867 • 299 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan 30263

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.

Legacy Theatre –”Matilda The Musical”
Tickets: $15 – $45
7:30 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290
thelegacytheatre.org

Serenbe Playhouse –”The True Story of Pocahontas”
Tickets: $18 – $25
11 a.m.
770-463-1110 • 8420 Atlanta-Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268
serenbeplayhouse.com/pocahontas

Serenbe Playhouse –”Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical”
Tickets: $45 – $60
8 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268
serenbeplayhouse.com/hair

Southside Theatre Guild – “Mama Won’t Fly”
Tickets: $12 – $25
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.

The Alamo – II Tone Def
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Sawdust
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Rivertown Road
9 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

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

Grazing Here – 3rd Shift
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

SummerGrove Golf Club – Silver Brittles Band (Beatles cover)
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Scavenger Hunt at The Bend
Bring your camera and take a look around Chattahoochee Bend State Park for the items on our scavenger hunt list Saturdays in May. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Event is free to everyone. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list!
Parking $5
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

Market on Main
In downtown LaGrange. Held at Flag Pole Park at the corner of Main Street and LaFayette Parkway. Plenty of free parking next to LaGrange Art Museum. Vendors are set up in the shade along Main Street in front of 86’d, YAMA and Plum Southern, and Flag Pole Park.
8 – 11 a.m.
Main Street & LaFayette Parkway, LaGrange 30240

Coweta County Farmers Market
Come and join this exciting Farmers Market! This is the true definition of Farm to Fork! Fresh! We have much to offer for the entire family! Our numerous vendors will be selling deliciously fresh veggies, bread, jellies, honey, and so much more! There will be freebies and giveaways! This is not an event you wanna miss! Remember, “You are what You eat!!”
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Asa M. Powell Expo Center, 161 Temple Avenue, Newnan 30263

July 4th Weekend Sale HELD OVER
Everything in their 30,000 sq.ft. Showroom is 40%-50% and up to 60% off during this event at E. Crumpton Furniture in Fayetteville. Sale runs thru Monday, July 15. Also, all lamps are Buy 1, Get 1 Free and if you make a purchase of $299-or-more, you get a Free Gift. Delivery to Coweta County
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
770-461-4119 • 640 Glynn Street (Hwy. 85), Fayetteville 30214

Summer Craft at the Bend
Join our naturalist at Chattahoochee Bend State Park to our Summer Craft. Meet at the Visitor Center Porch.
$4 Per Person, Parking $5
Noon – 1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

Kids and Pros Football Camp
This event is comprised of former NFL players, the Kids & Pros staff, led by USA Master Football Trainer Buddy Curry, integrate Heads Up Tackling safety, position fundamentals, and character-based lessons into a 1-day clinic for athletes ages to 7-13. Parents session at 2:15 p.m. will discuss safety, hydration and positive coaching. Co-sponsored by Kids and Pros and Georgia Bone & Joint. The first 200 registrants receive a camp T-shirt. No equipment necessary. Registration is required. Register at kidsandpros.com.
Free
1 – 5 p.m.
East Coweta High School, Sharpsburg 30277

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
1-8 p.m.

Junction Lanes Cruise-In
This summer event is open to cars, trucks and motorcycles. Drawings for door prizes.
Free
4:30 to 8 p.m.
678-428-8905 • 141 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

Night Market PTC – POSTPONED TO JULY 20
Night Market Peachtree City is a monthly market open to the public and features music, entertainment, food and artists. The July 13 event has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather until July 20.The monthly event is held at Drake Field and intended for participants 21 and older and is an open container event. Golf cart commuting is recommended.
Free
6 – 11 p.m.
470-241-4412 • Drake Field, 155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269
nightmarketptc.com

Local Theatre
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Legacy Theatre –”Matilda The Musical”
Tickets: $15 – $45
3 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290

Serenbe Playhouse –”The True Story of Pocahontas”
Tickets: $18 – $25
11 a.m.
770-463-1110 • 8420 Atlanta-Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Serenbe Playhouse –”Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical”
Tickets: $45 – $60
8 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Southside Theatre Guild – “Mama Won’t Fly”
Tickets: $12 – $25
3 p.m., 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.

The Alamo – Musicology Band Camp / Lerogie & Friends
3 p.m. / 9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Cellar/ The Bays – McFarland Band / Blaze Alley Band
4 p.m. / 9 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Eley Road
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

Southern Ground Amphitheater – Amy Grant
8 p.m. • 301 Lafayette Avenue, Fayetteville 30214

Vinylyte Records – Newnan Unplugged, hosted by Kris Youmans.
Artists appearing: Daniel Tool, Ellis Lowery, Tyler Mowry, Mary Claire Martin
7 p.m. • 28 South Court Square, Newnan 30263

Wadsworth Auditorium – T Graham Brown / Mo Pitney
6 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SUNDAY, JULY 14

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
1-8 p.m.

Local Theatre
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Legacy Theatre –”Matilda The Musical”
Tickets: $15 – $45
3 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290

Serenbe Playhouse –”The True Story of Pocahontas”
Tickets: $18 – $25
2 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 8420 Atlanta-Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Serenbe Playhouse –”Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical”
Tickets: $45 – $60
8 p.m.
770-463-1110 • 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

Southside Theatre Guild – “Mama Won’t Fly”
Tickets: $12 – $25
2:30 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.

Fat Boys – Charlie Hudgins
3 p.m. • 485 Highway 16 West, Newnan 30263

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 30263

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