Weekend Things To Do: September 27-28-29

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From Staff Reports

The final weekend in September will be a busy one in and around Coweta County.

And it’s the final weekend of the Kiwanis Coweta County Fair with hours of 5-midnight on Friday, noon-midnight on Saturday and 2-10 p.m. on Sunday.

Also on Friday, five local squads are in action on the gridiron with Northgate and Central Christian each hosting Homecoming. And if you were in to the 1970s disco scene, then The Fred Amphitheater is where you want to be as K.C. and the Sunshine Band hit the stage.

On Saturday, Bike Coweta and Atlanta Trek sponsor Bike Your Park Weekend, Keep Newnan Beautiful hosts its 2019 Stream Cleanup, the annual Dragon Boat Festival gets going at Drake Field in Peachtree City, the Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic is at Help Spay/Neuter in Avery Park, there’s the 12th Annual Joey’s Motorcycle Ride, and the Annual Cruisin to the Oldies event in downtown Senoia.

And Sunday, the Coweta Samaritan Clinic hosts its Bluegrass & BBQ fundraiser, there’s a pair of theatrical performances – “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Events” at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone and “The Jungle Book” at Serenbe Playhouse and finally, Fat Boys Bar and Grill hosts its Hogleg Day Benefit.

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

Weather-wise, another hot weekend with highs forecast in the 90s and lows near 70 degrees. There is a slight chance (30 percent) of rain today and tonight, then 20 percent tomorrow. Saturday’s heat index value will be 97.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

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.

2019 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair continues
The final weekend of the Kiwanis Coweta County Fair begins tonight. Ride armbands are available for purchase at the fair which give customers unlimited rides on the day of issue. For Fridays, Ride Armbands are $30. Individual tickets for rides are also available during normal fair hours. Cost of rides vary. On the Friday schedule …Wayne Jenkins Painting, Showmanship Sweepstakes, Live music from Trio, Rust and Flame Blacksmith, Shark Encounter, Sam’s Path Exotic Petting Zoo, Southeastern Reptile Rescue and Captain Jim.
$5 Admission (children 5 and under Free)
5 p.m. – Midnight
Coweta County Fairgrounds • 275 Pine Road, 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

2019 Local High School Football
Five of the local high school football squads are in action tonight with Northgate and Central Christian both celebrating Homecoming 2019.
Walton at Newnan, 7:30 p.m.
South Paulding at Northgate (HC), 7:30 p.m.
ELCA at Trinity Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Southland Academy at Heritage School, 7:30 p.m.
Lanier Christian at Central Christian (HC), 7:30 p.m.
East Coweta, open

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

The Legacy Theatre – “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Events”
Tickets: $15-$35
8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290
https://thelegacytheatre.org/

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

The Alamo – Quarter Mile Rendezvous
9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Back N Black
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

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

The Fred Amphitheater – K.C. & The Sunshine Band
8 p.m. • 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City 30269

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

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Bike Your Park Weekend
Join Atlanta Trek Newnan and Bike Coweta in celebration of Bike your Park Day for a 45 or 60 mile road bike ride along some of Coweta County’s most scenic roads. 12-15 mile mountain bike route also available! Atlanta Trek Newnan will open will open at 7 a.m. and the ride takes off at 8 a.m. Food, games, and comradery will commence after the ride with our partners from Abide Brewing Company at the Newnan shop. Onsite Registration: $25 donation to Bike Coweta is encouraged to benefit Bike Coweta Programs such as Brown’s Mill Battlefield Trail Fund and Bike Coweta Earn-A-Bike Program.
8 a.m.
Atlanta Trek Newnan • 9 West Broad Street, Newnan 30263

Keep Newnan Beautiful 2019 Stream Cleanup
Join us for our 2019 Stream Cleanup. Sign up by calling 678-673-5505 or emailing [email protected]. Children under 16 must be accommodated by an adult.
8 a.m. – Noon
6 First Avenue, 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!
$5 Parking
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 30263

Dragon Boat Festival
Hosted by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City. Held at Lake Peachtree and Drake Field. Dragon boat racing is the world’s fastest growing water sport. It combines tradition with modern day teamwork, enthusiasm, and strategy. This year’s proceeds will benefit The Breast Cancer Survivors’ Network, Inc.
8 a.m.
Drake Field, 155 Willowbend, 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

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

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

Your State Parks Day – Turtle Habitat Cleanup
Join our friends of Chatt Bend to celebrate your state parks day! We will be cleaning up the turtle habitat, planting native plants, and making a walkway to the habitat. Parking will be free for participants, meet at visitor center.
$5 Parking
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bob White Way, Newnan 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

Peach Blossom Festivals
Come out and have a fun filled day of shopping with us and the many amazing vendors that will be set up! We will have all of our yummy mixes and adorable crochet items! You don’t want to miss it!
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
7 Main Street, Moreland 30259

12th Annual Joey’s Ride
Joey’s Ride is a fully escorted motorcycle ride through the streets of Fayette County, Georgia. This Ride begins and ends at Big Daddy’s Oyster Bar. There will be raffles and a live auction. and 100 percent of the proceeds benefit Joey’s Toy Box. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and ride begins at Noon.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Big Daddy’s Oyster Bar & Pub • 101 Crossings East, Peachtree City 30269

Cruisin to the Oldies / Doosan Sponsored Event
Classic car fanatics, join us as we “Cruise to the oldies” in Senoia for their 15th annual old car show. Visitors from all over the Southeast flock to experience the beautiful lineup on Main St. Enjoy fan favorites from Atlanta’s The Varsity Food Truck and stop by our sponsor booth to meet the Doosan team and receive special giveaways.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Main Street, Senoia 30276

2019 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair
A full 12 hours of the Coweta County Fair is what’s on tap on Saturday. Ride armbands are available for purchase at the fair which give customers unlimited rides on the day of issue and are $30 on Saturdays. Individual tickets for rides are also available during normal fair hours. Cost of rides vary. On the Saturday schedule … Rabbie Agility Competition, Cattlemen’s Cook-off, Live Music from Lerogie Sims, Rust and Flame Blacksmith, Shark Encounter, Sam’s Path Exotic Petting Zoo, Southeastern Reptile Rescue and Captain Jim.
$5 Admission (children 5 and under Free)
Noon – Midnight
Coweta County Fairgrounds • 275 Pine Road, 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.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

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

The Legacy Theatre – “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Events”
Tickets: $15-$35
3 p.m. / 8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290

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

The Brickhouse – Kyle Daniel / DJ Sun
9 p.m. / 10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Leonard Julien / Dean Taylor & The Better Days
2 p.m. / 8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

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

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

Mill Town Music Hall –The Isaacs and The Diplomats
7:30 p.m. • 1031 Alabama Avenue, Bremen 30110

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

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.

2019 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair Final Day
The final day of the Coweta County Fair begins at 2 p.m. Ride armbands are available for purchase at the fair which give customers unlimited rides on the day of issue and are $25 on Sundays. Individual tickets for rides are also available during normal fair hours. Cost of rides vary. On the Sunday schedule … Rust and Flame Blacksmith, Shark Encounter, Sam’s Path Exotic Petting Zoo, Southeastern Reptile Rescue and Captain Jim.
$5 Admission (children 5 and under Free)
2 – 10 p.m. Sunday
Coweta County Fairgrounds • 275 Pine Road, Newnan 30263

Bluegrass & BBQ
Put on your jeans and boots and join host Coweta Samaritan Clinic for the 9th Annual Bluegrass & Barbeque! This event will feature top local chefs, great bluegrass music, and lots of fun!
Tickets: $75 per person
4:30 – 9 p.m.
The Venue at Murphy Lane • 525 Murphy Road, Newnan 30263

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

The Legacy Theatre – “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Events”
Tickets: $15-$35
3 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290

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

Fat Boys – Hogleg Day Benefit
1 p.m. • 485 Highway 16 West, Newnan 30263

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