Weekend Things To Do: November 8-9-10

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From Staff Reports

The weekend slate is once again a busy one here in the Coweta County area.

Beginning Friday, the Powell Branch Library has a “Cooking with Herbs and Spices” class and the Carnegie Library hosts Exercise is Medicine. On the gridiron, the East Coweta at Newnan battle takes the headlines as five local squads are in action.

On Saturday, the Newnan High Student-Vet Connect 5K Run kicks off the day, leading into the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Newnan. A Funeral for Korean War vet Billy Joe Maxwell, who had been MIA since 1950, takes place in Hogansville. The Chattahoochee Bend State Park hosts its weekly Scavenger Hunt and adds a Fall Painting event by the river. The H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic of Newnan is offering its monthly Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic, there’s Dog and Cat adoptions in Peachtree City plus a CAREing Paws Reading Class at the PTC Library. The Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour begins its two-day self-guided tour in Coweta and Fayette Counties, a Joey’s Toy Box Fundraiser in Senoia and the Peachtree City Night Market also on the calendar. Go Kart Racing is set for the New Senoia Raceway and there’s the Pink Tribe Golf Scramble at SummerGrove Golf Course.

On Sunday, Abide Brewing Company is celebrating the 245th Marine Corps Birthday, a Mini Day Camp entitled This Girl Can for girl wrestlers will be at Northgate High, and The Heritage School is hosting its Fall Open House.

Kris Youmans has you covered for live music at various local venues in Newnan, Peachtree City and LaGrange with acts hitting the stage on Friday and Saturday.

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

Weather-wise, temperatures will be in the mid-50s on Friday and Saturday with partly cloudy to sunny skies and lows near 32. In fact, a Freeze Warning will be in effect from Friday night from midnight to 10 a.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, sunny skies with a high near 64.

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Cooking with Herbs and Spices
At the Powell Branch Library. Learn how to incorporate herbs and spices into your recipes without compromising flavor. Presented by the UGA Extension Office.
Free Event
11 a.m.
Powell Branch Library, 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.
Free Service
1-8 p.m.

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 High School Football
Five of the local high school football squads are in action tonight with three games here locally. The big game is the cross-county rivalry with East Coweta visiting Newnan.
East Coweta at Newnan, 7:30 p.m.
Mays at Northgate, 7:30 p.m.
Wesleyan at Trinity Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Heritage School at Loganville Christian, 7:30 p.m.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Sleepy Hollow Experience”
Tickets: $45-$60
8 p.m.
404- 895-1473  •  8420 Atlanta Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268
serenbeplayhouse.com

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

The Alamo – Josh Perguson New Release Party
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Departure, Journey Tribute Band
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Brown Kid Eduaro
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

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

Line Creek Brewery – Matt Lyons & Damon C. Scott
6 p.m. • 150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City 30269

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

Mill Town Music Hall – Rhonda Vincent
7:30 p.m. • 1031 Alabama Avenue, Bremen 30110

SummerGrove Golf Club – The Dreamers
7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan 30265

Your Pie – Austin Webb
6 p.m. • 124 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Newnan High Student-Vet Connect 5K
The 5th Annual Student-Vet Connect 5K will start and finish will be at the Newnan High School Armory Road location next to the National Guard Armory. The run will travel past historic Newnan homes and the Coweta County Veterans Memorial park. This race is a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race. All money will directly benefit local Coweta County Veterans through the local VFW, American Legion Veteran’s Relief fund and Newnan High School Student Vet Connect. Water and Snacks will be provided during and after the race.
$25 for NHS Students, $30 Public
8 a.m.
Newnan High School, 190 LaGrange Street, Newnan 30263

Eye-Spy 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 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour
This is a self-guided tour which will take folks to 37 artists in studios across both Coweta and Fayette Counties. Everyone can visit the working studios of Painters, Glass Artists, Metal Smiths, Potters, Fiber Artists, Jewelry Makers, Photographers, Wood Turners and more!! Some studios also open on Friday. The tour allows visitors to experience hands-on as well as sign up for classes offered by the artists and shop their studios for original works of art. Tour stops will also have drinks and refreshments! Kid-friendly, and educational for all ages! Visit www.shastour.com to view the map of studios on the tour.
Free Event
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Coweta and Fayette Counties

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
The H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic of Newnan is hosting its November 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

Fall Painting at the River at The Bend
Paint your own canvas at the river boat ramp. Bring warm clothes and a blanket/towel to sit on. No experience needed, all supplies are provided. Call to pre-register.
Fee $12, Parking $5
9 – 10 a.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

Veterans Day Parade
In downtown Newnan. The annual parade begins at City Hall and proceeds to the Veterans Memorial Plaza. Everyone is welcome to come and salute our local veterans.
Free Event
10 a.m.
Downtown Newnan 30263

READ with CAREing Paws
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program takes place at the Peachtree City Library and helps improve children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to an animal. But not just any animal. R.E.A.D. companions are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. Call to register for a reading session – 770-631-2520.
Free Event
10 a.m.
201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269

10 Things You Don’t Know About Your Insurance
This free event at the Powell Branch Library is presented by Stephanie Fagerstrom to make sure you are properly covered on your Home, Auto, Life and Help Insurance. She will offer tips on how to maximize your discounts. Refreshments and giveaways provided.
Free Event
11 a.m.
Powell Branch Library, 25 Hospital Road, Newnan 30263

Go Kart Racing Opener – Lil’ Bull Ring
At the New Senoia Raceway. Gates open at Noon. Practice and Hot Laps start at 2 p.m. with the Racing at 3 p.m. Under NKA Rules.
$15 Tickets; Free for Kids 5 and under
Noon
New Senoia Raceway, 171 Brown Road, Senoia 30276

Dog Adoptions at PTC’s Pet Smart
Come down and see some of the amazing pups Coco’s Cupboard has available for adoption at the Peachtree City Pet Smart.
Noon – 4 p.m.
2701 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City 30269

Cat Adoptions at PTC’s Petco
Come check out the Kitty Krewe from Coco’s Cupboard every Saturday at Peachtree City’s Petco.
Noon – 4 p.m.
1243 North Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City 30269

The Pink Tribe Golf Tournament
At the SummerGrove Golf Course. This is a 4-man scramble with proceeds going to help families fighting breast cancer. Lunch provided.
$100 Per Person
1 p.m.
678-353-4049 • SummerGrove Golf Course, 335 Grove Parkway, 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.
Free Service
1-8 p.m.

Funeral for Korean War Veteran MIA
The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend the funeral for Billy Joe Maxwell, a Korean War veteran, who has been Missing In Action since 1950. His remains were finally identified and returned to his family. The funeral will be at McKibben & Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville.
2 p.m.
208 Johnson Street, Hogansville 30230

Joey’s Toy Box Charity Event
The second night of our double header next weekend is very special to us. It will be a fundraiser/toy drive for Joey’s Toy Box and features music from Mike August. A charity started by a very sick little boy in 2006. Though he lost his battle with cancer his family keeps his dream alive by collecting toys and providing movies and other activities for children not just at Children Healthcare of Atlanta where the charity started, but now includes Hughes Spalding Aflac Cancer Center, Grady and Emory. Let’s show some Senoia love for this amazing charity and give a sick child a little joy. Event takes place behind Beez Freeze and McMaster’s BBQ. All donations and toys go directly to Joey’s Toy Box.
6 – 9 p.m.
75 Main Street, Senoia 30276

Night Market PTC
Night Market Peachtree City is a monthly market open to the public and features music, entertainment, food and artists. 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 Event
6 – 11 p.m.
470-241-4412 • Drake Field, 155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269
nightmarketptc.com

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Sleepy Hollow Experience”
Tickets: $45-$60
8 p.m.
404- 895-1473  •  8420 Atlanta Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

The Alamo – The Breeze Kings
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – DJ Bruhman
10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Pete & Pete Band
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – One Hit Wonderland
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

The Nixon Centre – Vienna Boys Choir
7 p.m. • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

Wadsworth Auditorium – The Purple Madness Prince Tribute
8 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour
This is a self-guided tour which will take folks to 37 artists in studios across both Coweta and Fayette Counties. Everyone can visit the working studios of Painters, Glass Artists, Metal Smiths, Potters, Fiber Artists, Jewelry Makers, Photographers, Wood Turners and more!! Some studios also open on Friday. The tour allows visitors to experience hands-on as well as sign up for classes offered by the artists and shop their studios for original works of art. Tour stops will also have drinks and refreshments! Kid-friendly, and educational for all ages! Visit www.shastour.com to view the map of studios on the tour.
Free Event
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Coweta and Fayette Counties

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 Service
1-8 p.m.

This Girl Can Camp
FCA Wrestling U and Brewton Parker Women’s Wrestling Team are offering this one-day Mini Camp for girls ages 6-18, Beginner to Advanced. It will offer top-level instruction from Brittney Gadd and the Brewton Parker women’s wrestling team, plus sessions on nutrition for female athletes and character building.
$40 Camp Fee
1-4 p.m.
Northgate High School, 3220 Fischer Road, Newnan 30265

245th Marine Corps Birthday
Abide Brewing Company is hosting this event. Bring your family and friends (+21) to celebrate the Marine Corps 245th Birthday. this is not a Marine Corps Ball, just a friendly get together. Cold beer on tap as well as a food truck and cake.
1-6 p.m.
Abide Brewing Company, 130 Werz Industrial Blvd., Newnan 30263

The Heritage School Fall Open House
This interactive Open House will allow folks to tour The Heritage School campus with a student ambassador, sit in on classes, meet current faculty and parents, and learn about the
application process.
Free Event
3-5:30 p.m.
The Heritage School, 2093 Highway 29 North, Newnan 30263

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Sleepy Hollow Experience”
Tickets: $45-$60
8 p.m.
404- 895-1473  •  8420 Atlanta Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

LOCAL AND LIVE MUSIC
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.

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

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