Weekend Things To Do: July 5-6-7

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From Staff Reports

The weekend events have slowed a bit here in Coweta County on the back end of the Fourth of July holiday. Many small businesses throughout the county are closed for the week and lots of folks have taken to the roads for a holiday getaway.

Some events to check out – later today is Ice Cream Cone Fridays at Monarch House Assisted Living in Newnan. Stop by for a free ice cream cone between 3-4 p.m. On Saturday, Market Day returns to downtown Newnan. Also a Hike and Paddle event is set for Chattahoochee Bend State Park and the 8th Annual Soles for Cole Charity Ride starts/end in Senoia.

Also on Saturday is Books on Blankets at the First Avenue Park in Newnan, plus the start of the 4th Annual Makers Day at the historic Train Depot in Newnan.

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

Weather-wise, expect afternoon showers and thunderstorms to pop up with a 60 percent rain chance on Friday, 30 percent on Saturday and 50 percent Sunday. Extremely high heat index values of 100 degrees Friday and 99 on Saturday are something to pay attention to.

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

FRIDAY, JULY 5

July 4th Weekend Blowout Sale
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 8. Also, all lamps are Buy 1, Get 1 Free and if you make a purchase of $399-or-more, you get a Free Gift.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
770-461-4119 • 640 Glynn Street (Hwy. 85), Fayetteville 30214

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.
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 and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

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

Grazing Here – Red White & Brew Bash – DJ Sun
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

SATURDAY, JULY 6

8th Annual Soles for Cole Charity Bike Ride
Spin through the quiet country roads of beautiful Coweta, Spalding and Meriweather counties. Well-marked routes include 35, 59, 75 and 100 mile distance options and an 8-mile family ride. Ride is fully-supported with well-stocked rest stop nutrition, ice and hydration. SAG vehicles on the course. Enjoy a delicious post-ride meal and refreshments in an air-conditioned hall. Triathletes welcome. Helmets required. Proceeds go to support Cystic Fibrosis and Soles for Cole. Start/Finish at Senoia United Methodist Church. Register at active.com.
6:30 a.m. Check In
7 a.m. Start for 75/100 milers
8 a.m. Start for 35/59 milers
8:30 a.m. Start for 8 mile Family Ride
229 Bridge Street, Senoia 30276
solesforcole.com/charityride

Hike and Paddle at The Bend
Join us for a 5.5 mile hike up the river trail, followed by a float down the river. Make sure to wear appropriate hiking clothes and bring water and a sack lunch.
$12 plus Parking $5
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

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. 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
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 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

Market Day in Downtown Newnan
Market Day is the very first Saturday of each month from April to December in downtown Newnan. The Market features over 50 vendors made up of local artisans, artists and farmers offering handmade, homemade and homegrown products, with new vendors and new products each month. Market Day favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams & jellies, salsa, pottery, art, freshly baked goods, handmade furniture, birdhouses, wood art, and much more! Pickin’ on the Square also occurs simultaneously each month during the Market Day. It’s the vernacular sounds of local musicians playing acoustic music around the Courthouse Lawn and side streets. Any musician with an acoustic instrument is invited to join..
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Courthouse Square, Downtown Newnan 30263

No. 2 Books on Blankets
All ages welcome.  Hear some stories (bring blankets and chairs), free book for each child in attendance and free frozen treat.Hosted by school library media specialists from Atkinson, Elm Street, Jefferson Pkwy, and Moreland elementaries. Sponsored by Georgia Foundation for Public Education and Newnan Carnegie Library as well as Unity Baptist Church and Foundation Christian Church.
Free Event
10 a.m.
First Avenue Park, Downtown Newnan 30263

4th Annual Makers Day
Artisans Heritage Guild of Newnan-Coweta presents a 2-day Makers Day at the Historic Newnan Train Depot. Local Artisans demonstrate how they do what they do. You can participate … paint on a canvas, hit steel, throw a pot, get your hands dirty!
Art and Artisan Creations for sale, Food, Music … and Free! Proceeds go towards building a local art school.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
60 East Broad Street, Newnan 30263

July 4th Weekend Blowout Sale
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 8. Also, all lamps are Buy 1, Get 1 Free and if you make a purchase of $399-or-more, you get a Free Gift.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
770-461-4119 • 640 Glynn Street (Hwy. 85), Fayetteville 30214

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.
1-8 p.m.

Matilda
At the Legacy Theatre and coming direct from Broadway, Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece about a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. It celebrates the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable star turn for a young actress, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
Tickets: $15-$45
3 p.m. Saturday and Sundays
7:30 p.m. Saturday
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Ste. D, Tyrone 30290
http://www.thelegacytheatre.org/

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

The Brickhouse – Common Rarity
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

Grazing Here – The 4 Ts
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

SUNDAY, JULY 7

4th Annual Makers Day
Artisans Heritage Guild of Newnan-Coweta presents a 2-day Makers Day at the Historic Newnan Train Depot. Local Artisans demonstrate how they do what they do. You can participate … paint on a canvas, hit steel, throw a pot, get your hands dirty!
Art and Artisan Creations for sale, Food, Music … and Free! Proceeds go towards building a local art school.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
60 East Broad 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.
1-8 p.m.

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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