Weekend Things To Do: June 21-22-23

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From Staff Reports

The official start to summer is finally here as this weekend’s calendar is full of lots of fun and exciting things to do in and around Coweta County.

Starting with tonight, the Newnan Carnegie Library is hosting a Middle Grades Movie Night for kids ages 10 and up. And for the adults, just a block away Leaf and Bean has a wine tasting event starting at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, if you are looking for a Farmers Market you will find one in the area. The Coweta County Farmers Market, Market on Main in LaGrange, plus the town of Brooks each play host.

The Chattahoochee Bend State Park has three Saturday events – Scavenger Hunt, Hike and Paddle, and Meet The Turtles.

Other events taking place are the Amateur Ham Radio Field Day, Car Show and BBQ at Sharpsburg Baptist Church, CAREing Paws Therapy Dogs at the Powell Library, the RPM Artists & Makers Pop Up Market and the Newnan FBC Freedom Celebration 2019.

And if you like music, plenty is on tap at local venues including the Robert Cray Band and Marc Cohn at the Fred, Yacht Rock Revue at Sweetland Amphitheater, Sounds of Summer Concert at Ashley Park, Blood on the Harp at Vinylyte Records and Doug Kees 30 Year Celebration at Wadsworth Auditorium.

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

Weather-wise, the National Weather Service says it will be hot with a slight chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm on Saturday and Sunday. Highs near 90 degrees, but Saturday’s heat index could reach 99.

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

AARP Drivers Safety Class
Held at the Senoia Library. The class is open to ALL ages and you do not have to be an AARP member to attend. The class will cover the rules of the road and also review new state of Georgia driving laws. Class completion could save you $$$$ on your car insurance!! All participants please bring your drivers license, AARP card if member and a brown bag lunch.
$15 AARP Members, $20 Non Members
10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
770-599-3527 • 148 Pylant Street, Senoia 30276

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.
1-8 p.m.

Middle Grades Movie Night
Join the Newnan Carnegie Library for a Middle Grades movie night featuring Captain Underpants. Ages 10+. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Registration is required.
Free
6-8 p.m.
770-683-1347 • 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan 30263
https://www.newnancarnegie.com

Wine Tasting at Leaf and Bean
Come try our all new white wines added to the menu at Leaf and Bean in downtown Newnan! All are organic or grown in a sustainable way, The tasting is $10.00 and will allow you to sample all 3 new wines, plus have one glass of wine of your choice. (you can even choose a red wine if you want!)
$10
6:30 – 9 p.m.
770-683- 7290 • 22 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

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

The Alamo – The Barrel House Blues Band
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Patio Party with DJ Sun, Thomas Tillman, Melody Kiser
7 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

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

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

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

SummerGrove Golf Club – Dani Mac & Company
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

Sweetland Amphitheater – Yacht Rock Revue
7:30 p.m. • Boyd Park, 110 Smith Street, LaGrange 30240

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

Hike and Paddle at The Bend
Join us for a 5.5-mile hike up the Riverside Trail at Chattahoochee Bend State Park along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30.
$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 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

Town of Brooks Farmers Market
The Farmers Market in Brooks is held every fourth Saturday of the month from April through November. Market spaces are indoors, thus sales will take place rain or shine.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
770-719-7600 • 963 Highway 85 Connector, Brooks 30205

Amateur Ham Radio Field Day
Open to the public to watch demonstrations. Participants practice emergency ham radio communication skills.
Free
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
770-710-7048 • 1st Avenue Park, 24 1st Avenue, Newnan 30263

Family Scavenger Hunt
Hosted by ChildrenConnect Museum. Join Lilly and Billy on a great Scavenger Hunt. Come see the fiberglass animals before they leave downtown Newnan.
10 a.m. – Noon
470-414-2455 • 200 East Court Square, Newnan 30263

3rd Annual Car Show, BBQ and More
Hosted by Sharpsburg Baptist Church as all proceeds go to Missions. Also Bounce House, Bake Sale, Face Painting. $10 to enter vehicle in car show. (Rain date is June 29).
Free
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
6413 Highway 54, Sharpsburg 30277
sharpsburgbaptist.com

Meet The Turtles
Join our naturalist at Chattahoochee Bend State Park to learn more about the turtles we have here at the visitor center. Get an up-close look at our turtles and watch during our feeding time!
Parking $5
Noon – 1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, 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.

CAREing Paws at Powell Library
CAREing Paws reading therapy dogs can help children improve their reading skills in a unique and fun environment at Newnan’s Powell Library. Pick your favorite book and read to the dog. Registration required.
2-4 p.m.
770-253-3625 • 25 Hospital Road, Newnan

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

The Alamo – Sweet Grass Salley
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

Ashley Park – Sounds of Summer Concert (Noah Hicks, Kris Youmans Band, Homegrown)
4 – 8 p.m. • 370 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Patio Party with DJ Sun, Thomas Tillman, Melody Kiser
7 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Toni & Rod Harris / Mystery Tramp
9 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

The Fred Amphitheater – The Robert Cray Band & Marc Cohn, Special Guest vocalists Blind Boys of Alabama with Shemekia Copeland
7:30 p.m. • 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City 30269

Grazing Here – Crossroads Rebellion
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

Great Southern Pub – Seth Brand
8 p.m. • 100 East Main Street, Hogansville 30230

Vinylyte Records – Blood on the Harp
8 p.m. • 28 South Court Square, Newnan 30263

Wadsworth Auditorium – Doug Kees, Celebrating 30 Years in Newnan
7 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

Amateur Ham Radio Field Day
Open to the public to watch demonstrations. Participants practice emergency ham radio communication skills.
Free
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
770-710-7048 • 1st Avenue Park, 24 1st Avenue, Newnan 30263

Artists and Makers Pop Up Market
Hosted by RPM Full Service in downtown Newnan. Local artists bringing out their best craft to show you and your friends! Live demos from metal workers and a wood turner. Family and dog friendly. RPM will be serving up awesome food and drink on the patio while you get to enjoy the spectacle of makers showing you how they make. Live music!
Free
12:30 – 6 p.m.
770-683-1414 •15 Jackson 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.

SAHS Annual Afternoon Tea
The Senoia Area Historical Society is hosting its annual Afternoon Tea at the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast. High tea style menu, fancy hats encouraged, prize for ‘Best at Tea’. Contact Shauna Mooney at 818-390-3214 for information.
$35 members, $40 non-members
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
770-599-3905 • 252 Seavy Street, Senoia 30276

Newnan First Baptist Church Freedom Celebration 2019
Featuring Lt. General Robert Walsh, USMC as guest speaker, Rev. Rhon Carter as guest soloist and the FBC Newnan Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra performing songs like “Battle Hymn”, “Salute to the Armed Forces”, “Oh, What a Savior” & “Midnight Cry.”
Free
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
15 West Washington Street, 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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Photo Credit: Chattahoochee Bend State Park website

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