Weekend Things To Do: June 7-8-9

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From Staff Reports

The weekend is finally here as are the usual abundant amount of things to do in and around Coweta County.

Beginning tonight, two events are set for downtown Newnan – Summer Wined-Up and Jazz in the Park. The Wined-Up event is sold out, however, the Jazz concert is free in Greenville Street Park.

On Saturday, Keep Newnan Beautiful hosts a Paper Shredding event, while the Coweta Farmers Market takes place at the Asa Powell Expo Center off Temple Avenue. The HELP / Spay Clinic hosts its monthly vaccine day and a free Auto Cruise-In is set for Junction Lanes.

And on Sunday, RPM Full Service will host the Artists and Makers Pop Up Market and the ChildrenConnect Museum will sponsor a Family Scavenger Hunt in downtown Newnan. For more events, check our Facebook page by clicking: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wintersmedia/events/.

Weather-wise, rain will be moving in today and essentially remaining through early next week. Rainfall could be heavy at times. The Night Market PTC has rescheduled its event set for Saturday to next Saturday, June 15 because of the expected inclement weather. Rain chances are 70 percent today, 80 percent on Saturday and 70 percent on Sunday. The good news, high temperatures will be in the low 80s.

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

Gloopy Glop Workshop at Powell Library
Presented by Atlanta Children’s Museum for ages 5-11. In this workshop students will watch bubbles overflow and create slime that they can bring home! We promise not to create explosions in your classroom! Registration is required.
10 to 11 a.m.
770-253-3625 • 25 Hospital Road, Newnan 30263

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.

Summer Wined-Up
Main Street Newnan’s Summer Wined-Up is the annual downtown wine-tasting event. Individual tastings occur at a different downtown business, where guests should expect to perform a “wine walk” that moves through over 30 host locations. The merchants who host this event will feature different hor d’oeuvres and a variety of whites, reds, and specialty blend wines for guests to sample. All downtown business hosts are extend their business hours and hospitality to all downtown guests; drinkers, and non-drinkers, including retail specials and promotions.
Sold Out
5 to 9 p.m.
Downtown Newnan 30263

Jazz in the Park
Will take place at the Greenville Street Park. The event is free and hosted by the Newnan Cultural Arts Commission. This year’s headliner is Infinite Sound Family. This band offers a  mixture of different sounds and a myriad of styles. Infinite Sound Family is straight ahead on jazz, funk with rock, the pop hip hop, neo to the soul, electric techno, sweet on salsa,  and classical and classy.
8 p.m.
Greenville Street Park, 11 Greenville Street South, Newnan 30263

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

The Alamo – Summer Wined-Up with II Tone Def
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Patio Party featuring DJ Sun
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays –  Joe Jack Band
9 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

Paper Shredding Event
Hosted by Keep Newnan Beautiful. Paper shredding is free for the first 3 boxes/bags, then $3 per box/bag.
8 a.m. to Noon
678-673-5505 • 6 First Avenue, Newnan 30263
keepnewnanbeautiful.org

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

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
The H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic of Newnan is hosting its April Vaccine Clinic. Patients are seen first come, first served.  No appointment necessary. For Dogs: Rabies Vaccine, Distemper/Parvo (DHPP) Vaccine, Leptospirosis Vaccine, Kennel Cough Vaccine; Heartworm Test. For Cats: Rabies Vaccine, FELV Vaccine, Feline Upper Respiratory (FVRCP) Vaccine, FIV/FELV Combo Test. Microchips for Dogs and Cats only $25, includes registration!
9 – 10:45 a.m.
770-304-7911 • 12 The Crescent, Newnan

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

AARP Driving Safety Class
Held at the Central Library in Thomas Crossroads. Open to all ages. Cover the rules of the road and review new Georgia driving laws. Class completion could result in savings on your car insurance. Call to register. Participants must bring driver’s license, AARP card (if member) and brown bag lunch.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$15 AARP members, $20 non members
770-683-2052 • 85 Literary Lane, Newnan 30263

Animal Tracks Bingo at The Bend
Join the naturalist at Chattahoochee Bend State Park to learn more about animal track ID and play animal track Bingo! Also learn more about how you can earn your own Jr. Ranger badge.
$3 plus Parking $5
Noon to 1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

Wildlife and Track ID at the Bend
Join the naturalist at Chattahoochee Bend State Park to learn more about wildlife and how to identify certain wildlife tracks and play track Bingo.
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
$3 plus Parking $5
Noon to 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.

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

Night Market PTC – RESCHEDULED
Night Market Peachtree City is a monthly market open to the public and features music, entertainment, food and artists. The event is held at Drake Field. The June event, scheduled for Saturday, June 8, has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 15 due to inclement weather.
470-241-4412 • Drake Field, 155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269
nightmarketptc.com

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

The Brickhouse – 2 Broke Kings
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Jimmy Bass, the Four T’s
9 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Kevin Lee
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

Artists and Makers Pop Up Market
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. Hosted by RPM Full Service which 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!
12:30 to 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.

Family Scavenger Hunt
Hosted by ChildrenConnect Children’s Museum. Join Lilly and Billy on a great Scavenger Hunt in downtown Newnan. Come see the fiberglass animals before they leave.
2 to 4 p.m.
470-414-2455 • 30 Temple Avenue, 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: Main Street Newnan website

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