Weekend Things To Do

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There’s a little bit of everything this weekend and you can even help the less fortunate. Wheat Family Dental is offering “Pay it Forward Dental Day” with $10 donations for teeth cleaning. Donations go toward dental supplies for Hope for Haiti. There’s also a volunteer trail work day set for Chattahoochee State Bend Park.

And for more traditional entertainment, The True Story of Pocahontas continues at Serenbe Playhouse, the first Main Street Music Festival is going on in Senoia and Strange LaGrange, a walking tour involving some ghosts and other spooky legents. 

As always, there’s some great local music, farmer’s markets and don’t forget about Newnan’s trolley.

 FRIDAY, JUNE 28

The True Story of Pocahontas continues at Serenbe Playhouse Thursdays, Fridays,  Saturday2 11 a.m. • Sundays 2 p.m. 770.463.1110 • serenbeplayhousecom

MGEV Nature Trail Walk and Talk, Tommy Thompson Series, 9 a.m to 12 noon. at the Fairgrounds Nature Center, 275 Pine Road, Newnan

Newnan Trolley Service … This free service is offered to take riders from downtown Newnan to Ashley Park. Runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-8 p.m. 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.

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 at 7 p.m., 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!

Local and Live Music from Kris Youmans’ Music calendar in The Paper.

The Cellar/ The Bays –DJ Erok

SummerGrove Golf Club – Full Circle

Grazing Here – The Band 85 South, 9 p.m.

2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City 30269

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Pay It Forward Dental Day

Wheat Dental’s Hope for Haiti Fundraiser

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Receive an extraction or cleaning for a minimum $10 donation! first come, first serve. All proceeds go toward dental supplies and dental efforts through Hope for Haiti.
Wheat Family Dental
42 Market Square Road, Ste. A | Newnan, GA 30265
www.WheatFamilyDental.com | 770-251-8145

Scavenger Hunt at The Bend 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. 770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

Coweta County Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.! 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!!” Asa M. Powell Expo Center, 161 Temple Avenue, Newnan 30263

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic at Help Spay Neuter Clinic

Vaccine clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m. First come, first served. Flea and tick prevention medications are available as well.  No exam fee. Come see us!

12 The Crescent, Newnan, GA 30263

Market on Main in LaGrange – Every Saturday 8 to 11 a.m. Shop LaGrange’s longest running local produce market in the heart of Downtown LaGrange – across from LaFayette Square in Flag Pole park and along the sidewalks of the 100 block of Main Street. This market pops up each Saturday in the summer. Vendors sell locally grown produce, baked goods, jellies and jams, fried pork skins,  and boiled peanuts. Visit www.marketonmainlagrange.com for more information.

Father’s Day Archery at Chattahoochee Bend
Join our naturalist from 1 to 3 p.m. for archery in the park. Ages 10+, MUST preregister for this event. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

Trails Volunteer Day at Chattahoochee Bend State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Senior Prom at Monarch House … Relive your high school prom with the Monarch House Assisted Living family. Singles and couples – 65 and over – are invited to participate in this free event. Come dressed in your best prom-worth attire, dance to the music of Pete Fodero and enjoy punch and hors d’oeuvres. Event is from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. RSVP to [email protected] or call 678-552-9867. 299 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan

Summer Clean-Up 2019 • Coweta County African American Heritage Museum from 9 a.m. to 12 noon to do a landscape clean up of the museum and cemetery grounds. This event is open to the public and volunteers are greatly encouraged! Bring friends, family, and loved ones as we join in fun, unity, and education. If you plan to participate, please bring gloves, trashbags, rakes, blowers, etc. Refreshments will be provided.
92 Farmer St., Newnan, GA 30263

Main Street Music Festival in Senoia  2 to 10 p.m.
Senoia’s 1st Annual Main Street Music Festival ofeaturing five musical acts! Free Street Seating • VIP Tables Available • No Outside Alcohol • No Coolers • No Animals • Alcohol Available at Participating Locations. For general questions call: 618-559-8997 or 678-877-0704

 

Local and Live Music from Kris Youmans’ Music calendar in The Paper.

The Brickhouse – Breaking Southwest 9 p.m. 

The Cellar/ The Bays – Survival Kit

The Mad Mexican – The Songman

Grazing Here – Second  Time Around

The Ultimate Queen Celebration / Marc Martel at The Fred

201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City • 770.631.0630

Tommy James & The Shondells at Southern Ground Amp

301 LaFayette Ave, Fayetteville, GA 30214

770.719.4173 •  https://southerngroundamp.com

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

 

BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club. Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday 6 p.m.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, 770-251-6949 • 130 Veterans Rd., Newnan

 

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