Weekend Things To Do: September 6-7-8

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From Staff Reports

Another weekend rolls into the Coweta County area calendar with several family-friendly events on the docket.

Starting today, Abby’s Angels Foundation is hosting a Friday Night Lights Safe Teen Driver Night at Northgate High School. And five local prep football teams are in action, including the night’s best matchup – Starr’s Mill at Northgate.

On Saturday, it’s Market Day around the Courthouse Square in downtown Newnan, the Wilson 100 Bike Rides in Senoia, the 3rd Annual Car Show hosted by the Newnan Police Department, Docent Training at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum and a Grandparent’s Craft event at Chattahoochee Bend State Park.

For animal lovers, there’s also the Low-Cost Vaccine event at the HELP Spay/Neuter Clinic in Newnan, plus both Dog (Pet Smart) and Cat (Petco) adoptions in Peachtree City on Saturday.

And Sunday, it’s the second of two weekend performances of The Jungle Book at the Serenbe Playhouse.

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

Weather-wise, it will be hot and dry here in Coweta County. Expect high temperatures in the 90s, 95 on Saturday and 95 again on Sunday. Stay hydrated if you are planning any outdoor activities.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

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.

Friday Night Lights Safe Teen Driver Night
It’s a night for Northgate football as the Vikings take on Starr’s Mill and to also spread the importance of safe and smart driving! Abby’s Angels Foundation will be onsite at Northgate High with FREE giveaways and a Northgate Safe Driving Pledge for students and families to sign! Try out the Distracted Driving Simulator provided by Grady Hospital to sharpen your safe driving skills! Join with us to SAVE LIVES on our roads! YOU can make the difference!
6 – 9 p.m.
Northgate High School • 3220 Fischer Road, Newnan 30265

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 East Coweta taking the week off. The big game of the week is Starr’s Mill at Northgate.
Alexander at Newnan, 7:30 p.m.
Starr’s Mill at Northgate, 7:30 p.m.
Trinity Christian at Tattnall Square Academy, 7:30 p.m.
Creekside Christian at Heritage School, 7:30 p.m.
Central Christian at Griffin Christian, 7:30 p.m.
East Coweta, open

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

The Alamo – DJ Cor EP
9 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Tim Dugger
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

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

Fat Boys Bar & Grill – 1990s Party
9 p.m. • 485 Highway 16 West, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Second Time Around
8:30 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Wilson 100 Bike Ride
Beautiful routes through the countryside from the famous Senoia, GA, home of the Walking Dead. Your choice of 100, 60 or 30 mile routes. Meet at the Senoia City Park at Marimac Lakes.
7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
148 Pylant Street, Senoia 30276

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

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

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

Market Day in Downtown Newnan
Market Day is the very first Saturday of each month from April to December in downtown Newnan. The Market features over 50 vendors made up of local artisans, artists and farmers offering handmade, homemade and homegrown products, with new vendors and new products each month. Market Day favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams & jellies, salsa, pottery, art, freshly baked goods, handmade furniture, birdhouses, wood art, and much more! Pickin’ on the Square also occurs simultaneously each month during the Market Day. It’s the vernacular sounds of local musicians playing acoustic music around the Courthouse Lawn and side streets. Any musician with an acoustic instrument is invited to join.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Courthouse Square, Downtown Newnan 30263

3rd Annual Car, Truck 4×4 and Ratrod Show
The Newnan Police Department is hosting its 3rd Annual Car Show. It’s fun for the whole family with games and prizes for kids. Will take place at the Newnan Public Safety Complex / Newnan Police Department.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
1 Joseph Hannah Blvd., Newnan 30263

Friends of Ben Benefit Ride
Coweta’s 501c3 motorcycle community is hosting a ride open to all – $20 per – rain or shine. Benefit to support our Hometown Hero Ben McCoy. Starts at the Great South Harley-Davidson.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
185 Highway 16 East, Newnan 30263

Docent Training at McRitchie-Hollis Museum
The McRitchie-Hollis Museum is starting its docent program and is looking for history lovers and good storytellers. Docent Training classes, hosted by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society, will be held twice a month until the end of the year on the first Tuesday and Saturday of the month. Get a head start by reading some documents on the Trello App under the public board: NCHS Docent Program. At the training day, Docents will meet staff and be taught the basic tour and learn procedures such as money taking and group tour flow. There is no cost to be a Docent and participants can take the training multiple times. Docents are asked to volunteer two times a month during our normal tour times, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. If you can not staff a full day, we still welcome your participation.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
74 Jackson Street, Newnan 30263

Grandparents Craft Day at The Bend
Bring the grand kids out to Chattahoochee Bend State Park and celebrate grandparent’s day crafting with us! We will paint pinecones just in time for fall coming up! Meet at the visitor center porch.
$3 per person, $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.

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Jungle Book”
Tickets: $18-$25
11 a.m.
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 – Final Answer Band
8:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan 30263

The Brickhouse – Tim Dugger
9 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan 30265

The Cellar/ The Bays – Daniel Toole / JoeJack Band
2 p.m. / 8 p.m. • 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

Grazing Here – Two Broke Kings
9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

Southern Ground Amphitheater – Water to Wine / The PettyBreakers
7 p.m. • 301 Lafayette Avenue, Fayetteville 30214

Wadsworth Auditorium – Remembering Motown
2 p.m. • 25 Jefferson Street, Newnan 30263

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

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.

Party on the Patio
Whitewater Creek Country Club hosts Party on the Patio on select Sunday evenings. Dinner, drinks and live music. Call for reservations.
4 p.m.
770-460-0877, Ext. 4 • 175 Birkdale Drive, Fayetteville 30215

LOCAL THEATRE
Weekly Play and Musical calendar.

Serenbe Playhouse –”The Jungle Book”
Tickets: $18-$25
2 p.m.
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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