Weekend Things To Do: September 13-14-15

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From Staff Reports

The weekend calendar is full of lots of family-friendly and pet-friendly things to do in and around Coweta County.

Beginning Friday, check out the two-day Peachtree Kids Market Children’s Fall Consignment Sale in Peachtree City. Five local high school football teams are in action with four hosting games tonight – Lowdnes at East Coweta, Douglas County at Northgate, Deerfield-Windsor at Heritage School and King’s Academy at Central Christian. Newnan makes the short trek to visit Griffin.

On Saturday, Keep Newnan Beautiful starts the day with a Paper Shredding Event, Southside Cycling Club is hosting a Newnan Ride and Lunch, Coweta Pregnancy Services hosts Party for Life, there’s the New Leaf Community Garden Restoration, the 3rd Annual Fido Fest at Ashley Park, the popular Meet The Turtles at Chattahoochee Bend State Park plus PTC Night Market at Drake Field in Peachtree City and NITWITS Improv at Newnan Theatre Company.

And Sunday, it’s the second of two weekend performances of The Jungle Book at the Serenbe Playhouse and RPM Full Service hosts its monthly Artists and Makers Pop Up Market.

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

Weather-wise, it will be another hot and mostly dry weekend here locally. Friday’s high will be near 97 degrees while Saturday will be near 89 and Sunday 88. The National Weather Service is giving a 30 percent rain chance on Saturday and 20 percent on Sunday.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Peachtree Kids Market Children’s Fall Consignment Sale
Children’s Fall Consignment Sale with clothing, toys, baby gear, maternity, books, shoes. Hosted by Peachtree Kids Market.
9 a.m.
401 Dividend Drive, Peachtree City 30269

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.

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

2019 Local High School Football
Five of the local high school football squads are in action tonight with Trinity Christian taking the week off. The big game of the week is powerful Lowndes at East Coweta.
Lowndes at East Coweta, 7:30 p.m.
Newnan at Griffin, 7:30 p.m.
Douglas County at Northgate, 7:30 p.m.
Deerfield-Windsor at Heritage School, 7:30 p.m.
The King’s Academy at Central Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Trinity Christian, open

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

The Alamo – Josh Purgason Release Party
10 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Thomas Tillman Band
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Mystery Tramp
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

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

Your Pie – Kali J
6 p.m. • 124 Bull Street, LaGrange 30240

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

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!
$5 Parking
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

Keep Newnan Beautiful Paper Shredding
Held in back parking lot of Newnan City Hall. Help keep paper out of the landfill. Bring up to 3 banker boxes or 3 (kitchen size) garbage bags for FREE. After that, there is a charge of $3 per bag or box.
8 a.m. – Noon
6 First Avenue, Newnan 30263

Peachtree Kids Market Children’s Fall Consignment Sale
Children’s Fall Consignment Sale with clothing, toys, baby gear, maternity, books, shoes. Hosted by Peachtree Kids Market.
8 a.m.
401 Dividend Drive, Peachtree City 30269

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

Southside Cycling Club Newnan Ride and Lunch
Join us for the September Club ride and have lunch on us at Redneck Gourmet. Sign up through the club website – southsidecyclingclub.com. For non-members, consider joining the club and joining us for this great ride. Park downtown and meet at the Courthouse. Lunch served at Redneck Gourmet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
9 a.m.
Courthouse Square, Downtown Newnan 30263

New Leaf Community Garden Renovation
Join the Summit Family YMCA at New Leaf Community Garden for a volunteer day of renovation. The project will include mulching pathways, building new garden boxes, painting, cleaning, installing solar lights, and replacing greenhouse panels. Children are welcome to participate along with an adult. There will be lifting and bending involved. If allergic to bees, please refrain from volunteering for your safety.
9 a.m. – Noon
32 Salbide Avenue, Newnan 30263

Coweta Pregnacy Services hosts Party for Life
Join Coweta Pregnancy Services for a WALK for LIFE! There will be kids inflatables, games, prizes, Waffle House Food Truck and more! Monetary donations or donations of diapers and wipes accepted! Come see the many services CPS provides the community!
Free Event
9 to 11 a.m.
29 Brown St, Newnan, Georgia 30263

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

Fido Fest at Ashley Park
It’s the 3rd Annual Fido Fest with food trucks, pet caricaturists, and face painting. There’s a Doggie Splash Zone and more. Benefits the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
354 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan 30263

TEDxChandlers Creek
TEDxChandlersCreek will spark deep discussion, connections, and ideas worth sharing within a small group on the theme of “The Power of You.” TEDxChandlersCreek is a one-day event and will be held at the Charles Wadsworth Auditorium. Visit tedxchandlerscreek.com for ticket information.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Meet The Turtles at The Bend
Join our naturalist at the 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! Free to all guests, meet at visitor center porch.
$5 Parking
Noon – 1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

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

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.

Cedarcrest Community Church hosts The Truth About Suicide Panel
Cedarcrest Community Church of LaGrange wants to reach out to those who have experienced suicide of their family member or friend or who has concerns about a loved one. We will present a panel entitled The Truth About Suicide. It will include 3 speakers and a Q & A session. The event is free and all appropriate ages are welcome.
2 p.m.
2380 Roanoke Road, LaGrange 30240

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

6 – 11 p.m.
470-241-4412 • Drake Field, 155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City 30269
nightmarketptc.com

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

The Legacy Theatre – Season 14 Launch Party
3 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Suite C, Tyrone 30290
thelegacytheatre.org

Newnan Theatre Company – NITWITS Magic & Madness Improv Show
Tickets: $8
8 p.m.
770-683-6282 • 24 1st Avenue, Newnan 30263
newnantheatre.org

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Jungle Book”
Tickets: $18-$25
11 a.m.
404- 895-1473  •  8420 Atlanta Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268
serenbeplayhouse.com/junglebook

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

The Alamo – To Be Announced
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Still Standing Live
7 p.m. / 10:30 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Michael Zaib
8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

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

Vinylyte Records – Newnan Unplugged (Kris Youmans, Brittany Avery, Patrick Hagen, Tim Shepard, James David Flowers, Zack Whitley and Josh Rodgers).
6 p.m. • 28 South Court Square, Newnan 30263

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

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.
Free
1-8 p.m.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Jungle Book”
Tickets: $18-$25
2 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 – Josh Rodgers
3 p.m. • 485 Highway 16 West, Newnan 30263

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Photo credit: PTC Night Market Facebook page

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