What To Do This Weekend: April 12-13-14

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From Staff Reports

The warm weather here in the Coweta County area is also bringing with it more events and things to do over the weekend. This weekend (April 12-13-14) is no exception.

Friday night offers up some local and live music from various venues in Newnan, Peachtree City and Hogansville.

On Saturday, choose from many events such as the Record Store Day at Vinylyte Records, Piggy Bank Day, an Easter Egg Hunt, the Spring Plant Sale, the Gingerlily Festival in Sharpsburg and the Peachtree City Night Market.

And on Sunday, a unique Easter Egg Hunt takes place in the swimming pool at the Summit Family YMCA.

Weather-wise, only a slight chance of rain is in the forecast for today and Saturday with highs near 80 degrees. Sunday’s weather could include some severe thunderstorms as a strong cold front moves through. Rain chances are at 90 percent.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

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
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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Jubalheir Concert at First Baptist Church
A concert of praise and proclamation by women’s chorus with full orchestra at First Baptist Church of Newnan. Hosted by the Georgia Baptist Worship and Music Ministry. An offering will be taken to support the mission efforts of the group. Prelude begins at 6:30 p.m.
7 to 9 p.m.
770-253-0797 • 15 West Washington Street, Newnan

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 Street, Newnan
The Brickhouse – Them, 10 p.m. •  80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – 2 Dogs & Friends, 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan
The Mad Mexican – Ron & John,  6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square
Grazing Here – Cougar Love, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City
Great Southern Pub – Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. • 100 Main Street, Hogansville
SummerGrove Golf Club – Off Ramp, 7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Serenbe Spring Trail Race
5K and 15 K event as runners run through the wildflower meadow, past babbling creeks and over the rolling hills that gave Chattahoochee Hills its name. Registration fees apply. Plus the Serenbe Mini Farmers Market from 9 a.m. – noon on the Selborne Green.
7:30 a.m.
10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills

Record Store Day at Vinylyte Records
Annual Record Store Day with exclusive vinyl being released. Plenty of giveaways including: RSD Swag while supplies last; Prize Wheel from 8-11a.m. (spin to win!); 10% off all pre-loved vinyl; vouchers from Ace Beer Growlers; Live Music from local musicians Matt Moskal and Daniel Toole at 6 p.m.; passes to Shaky Knees Festival, Shaky Beats Festival; plus $25 Gift Certificates to Vinylyte. No purchase necessary to enter.
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
770-282-0237 • 28 South Court Square, Newnan

Spring Plant Sale at the Fairgrounds
The 2019 Coweta Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Spring Plant Sale will take place at the County Fairgrounds. The sale features plants from trees to vegetables and herbs grown by the MGEVs to raise funds to support scholarship and children’s gardening programs. Visit the McGuffey Nature Center to see different native species during the different seasons. Pick up the MGEV brochure at the Extension Office, and welcome native plants into your yard!
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fairgrounds Ag Building
770-254-2620 • 255 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

Gingerlily Festival at Old Town Sharpsburg
Two-day festival with local artists & crafters, great food, face painting, live music, and much more. A local dance group  and an Easter egg hunt!  Held at the Recreation Center in Old Town Sharpsburg.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
678-590-8033 • 105 Main St., Sharpsburg
GingerlilyFestival.com

Piggy Bank Day
If you want your kids to start learning about money early and start understanding about money and saving, this event is for you. Each child who opens a Minor Savings Account receives a Piggy Bank.
9 a.m. – Noon
770-251-4311 • 61 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan

Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Newnan. Will be held at the First Avenue Park, just south of downtown Newnan. Bring an Easter Egg Basket and hear the Easter story. Easter Egg Hunt, Crafts, Games and a Picnic. Open to the public.
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
First Avenue Park, 24 First Avenue, Newnan

Easter Craft at The Bend
Join our naturalist at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park to paint Easter colored pine cones to look like flowers just in time for Easter Sunday! Meet at visitor center porch.
$3, plus $5 parking
12-1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan

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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Night Market PTC
Night Market Peachtree City is a monthly market open to the public and features music, entertainment, food and artists. The event is held at Drake Field. Music by Julianna Smallz from 6-6:45 p.m.; Holly Street Band from 8:15-9:15 p.m.; and Casual Cadenza from 9:30-10:45 p.m. Over 35 vendors will be in attendance, plus vendors for desserts/snacks and food/alcohol.
6 to 11 p.m. (weather permitting)
470-241-4412 •  Drake Field, 155 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City

https://nightmarketptc.com/

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical
Takes place at The Nixon Centre.
7 p.m.
770-254-2787 • 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan
https://thenixoncentre.tix.com

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.
The Alamo – Third Degree, 9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan
Grazing Here – One Hit Wonderland, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City
The Brickhouse – Departure, 8 p.m. •  80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – Trevor Patillo, 2-5 p.m. • Blaze Alley Band, 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan

The Fred Amphitheater – Air Supply, 8 p.m. • 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City
The Mad Mexican – Larry Mills, 6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square
Vinylyte Records/Browns Guitar Mill – Matt Moskal & Daniel Toole, 6 p.m. • 28 South Court Square, Newnan

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Community Egg Splash
This free community event – an Easter Egg Hunt in the swimming pool – will be held at the Summit Family YMCA in Newnan. Crafts and goodie bags. Hunt times vary dependent on ages.
1-1:20 ages 5 and under
1:30-1:50 ages 6-7
2:00-2:20 ages 8-9
2:30-2:50 ages 10 and up
770-254-9622 • 1765 Highway 34 East, Newnan

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.
Fat Boys Bar & Grill – Sunday Funday with Chase Tibbitts, 3 p.m. • 485 Hwy. 16 North, Newnan

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

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