What To Do This Weekend: April 26-27-28

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From Staff Reports

With spring finally settling in, it means only one thing here and around Coweta County … plenty of things to do over the course of a weekend.

The three-day set of April 26-27-28 is no exception as the calendar of events is filled to the brim.

Friday offers the Royal Baptist Kids Consignment Sale, Tools for Empowerment Ribbon-Cutting, the Heard County Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo and a performance of “The Bridges of Madison County” at The Legacy Theatre.

Saturday is packed with a pair of events at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Abby’s Angels Run, Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA, the UWG Newnan Family Fun Day, WWII Heritage Days in Peachtree City, the Spring Homes Tour in Newnan and the Drive & Dine Experience benefitting Christian City.

And Sunday, the Taste of Senoia highlights another busy day.

The weather should be excellent for all the outdoor activities.  A slight chance of rain will move out by mid-morning with skies clearing for weekend.  It will be windy today with northwest winds up to 20-25 mph at times. Otherwise, high temperatures throughout the weekend will reach 73 today, 77 Saturday and 80 on Sunday.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Royal Baptist Kids Consignment Sale
Two-day event. Clothing and shoes for infants, toddlers, kids, and pre-teens, plus maternity clothing, as well as books, toys, furniture and other baby items. This year we will also have a separate section for Boutique items!
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
770-251-7762 • 70 Mayo Royal Industrial Boulevard, 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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Tools For Empowerment Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Join us in celebrating Tools For Empowerment’s new facility in Newnan! In addition to the ribbon cutting ceremony, there will be international foods, a DJ, raffle prizes, and FUN! Receive a raffle ticket for each new or used tool you bring to donate!
4-6 p.m.
1 Beavers Street, Newnan 30263

Heard County Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo
This two-night event features both cowboys and cowgirls competing in eight events each night such as bull riding, team roping, calf roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, bareback bronc riding and a concert from Charlie Hudgins. The PCA sanctioned Rodeo event takes place at the Heard County Covered Arena. Gates open at 6 p.m. each night.
Tickets: $15 Adults / $10 Children (4-11) / Free (3-and-under)
8 p.m.
706-675-3821 • 12080 Highway 100, Franklin 30217

The Bridges of Madison County
This performance now thru May 19 at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone. Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team, The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question” “What if…?” This sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave audiences breathless.
Tickets: $15-$40
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 Alamo – The Ain’t Sisters, 9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Street, Newnan
The Brickhouse – Drivin’ n Cryin’, 8 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – McFarland Band (The Bays), 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan
The Mad Mexican – Lerogie Sims, 6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square
Grazing Here – The 4 Ts, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City
SummerGrove Golf Club – Table 18, 7 p.m. • 335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Annual Yard Sale by Senoia Area Historical Society
Held on the grounds of the Senoia Area Historical Society History Museum.
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
6 Couch Street, Senoia 30276

Spring Hike and Paddle at The Bend
This event at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park is a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30.
$12, plus $5 parking
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan 30263

Abby’s Angels Foundation Rainbow Run & Family Fun Day
A 5K Rainbow Run will start the day with lots of COLOR!  After the run, the celebration continues with the Family Fun Day packed with Music, Food, Games, and a Raffle.  It will be a day to bring smiles and laughter to all – two things Abby loved to do: Smile & Laugh! Held at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
275 Pine Road, Newnan 30263
abbysangelsfoundation.org

WWII Heritage Days
Experience the sights and sounds of World War II when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the 16th Annual WWII Heritage Days on Saturday and Sunday. Takes place at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility, Falcon Field. We bring together re-enactors, WWII vehicles, vintage aircraft, authors, WWII Veterans and exhibits as a living history experience for the entire family. “WWII Heritage Days” is a community celebration that will entertain and educate the entire family.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
678-364-1110 • 1200 Echo Ct., CAF Dixie Wing, Peachtree City 30269

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

Royal Baptist Kids Consignment Sale
Clothing and shoes for infants, toddlers, kids, and pre-teens, plus maternity clothing, as well as books, toys, furniture and other baby items. This year we will also have a separate section for Boutique items!
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
770-251-7762 • 70 Mayo Royal Industrial Boulevard, Newnan 30263

Healthy Kids Day at YMCA Summit
A free Family Festival for the whole community! Enjoy Music, Games, Food and Fun including: Live DJ, Family Exercise Demo involving Yoga and Zumba, Kids Obstacle Courses and Inflatables, Healthy Refreshments and Smart Snacks, Water and Swim Safety Demos and YMCA Program Demos & Activities.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
770-254-9622 • 1765 Hwy. 34 East, Newnan 30265

DEA Drug Take Back Day
Three sites will be set up in Coweta County for the DEA Drug Take Back Day. This is an opportunity for residents to properly dispose of old prescription drugs.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Newnan Church Of Christ (CCSO) • 2675 Hwy. 34 East, Newnan 30265
Newnan Utilities Wahoo Creek Adm. Building (NPD) • 315 Millard Farmer Industrial Blvd, Newnan 30263
Senoia United Methodist Church (SPD) • 229 Bridge Street, Senoia 30276

Newnan’s Annual Spring Home Tour
Features homes in the Greenville St. and LaGrange St. district. Advance tickets ($20) available at the ChildrenConnect Museum.
Tickets: $25 (day of event) at Newnan Theatre Company
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
470-414-2455 • Greenville and LaGrange Streets, Newnan 30263

Family Fun Day at UWG Newnan
This free event is for the whole family. Plenty of games, inflatables, music and food.
Free admission
12-3 p.m.
678-839-2375 • 80 Jackson Street, Newnan 30263

Tails on Trails Hike at The Bend
Join our naturalist at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park and her four legged friend Scout on a hike on the Riverside Trail!
$3, plus $5 parking
12-1 p.m.
770-254-7271 • 425 Bobwhite Way, 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 near DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse.
1-8 p.m.

Serenbe Farms Plant Sale
Certified organic herbs, vegetables and flowers for sale at Serenbe Farms.
1:30-4:30 p.m.
8715 Atlanta-Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills 30268

The Bridges of Madison County
This performance now thru May 19 at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone.
Tickets: $15-$40
3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290

Drive & Dine at Porsche Experience Center
Fundraiser which benefits the Christian City Children and Family Programs. Fast rides with pro drivers, fine food, live and silent auctions.
Tickets: $300
6-10 p.m.
770-703-2636 • One Porsche Drive, Atlanta 30354

Newnan High Class of 1969 Reunion
50-year reunion. Held at the Newnan Centre.
6 – 11 p.m.
1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan 30265

The League of N.I.T.W.I.T.S.
A night of improv with the Newnan Theatre Company’s Improvisation Troupe at the Newnan Theatre Company. The Troupe performs unscripted scenes in games similar to the show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. Not appropriate for all audiences.
8 p.m.
Tickets: $5
770-683-6282 • 24 First Avenue, Newnan 30263
http://www.newnantheatre.org/

Local and Live Music
From Kris Youmans’ Music calendar each month in The Paper.
The Alamo – Rust with Smokey White Devils, 9:30 p.m. • 19 West Court Square, Newnan
Grazing Here – Second Hand Vinyl, 9 p.m. • 2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City
The Brickhouse – Lobsters of Rock (B-52s Tribute), 10 p.m. • 80 Newnan Station, Newnan
The Cellar/The Bays – Leonard Washington Band (The Bays), 9 p.m. • 20B Jefferson Street, Newnan
The Mad Mexican – The Songman, 6 p.m. • 2 East Court Square

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

WWII Heritage Days
Experience the sights and sounds of World War II when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the 16th Annual WWII Heritage Days on Saturday and Sunday. Takes place at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility, Falcon Field. We bring together re-enactors, WWII vehicles, vintage aircraft, authors, WWII Veterans and exhibits as a living history experience for the entire family. “WWII Heritage Days” is a community celebration that will entertain and educate the entire family.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
678-364-1110 • 1200 Echo Ct., CAF Dixie Wing, Peachtree City 30269

Senoia Sassy Cat Vendor Fair
Hosted by the Senoia Animal Hospital & Pet Resort. The Spring Sassy Cat Vendor Fair is a fundraiser to support Newnan-Coweta Humane Society Cat Team. Small local businesses will be offering great deals and special buys for attendees! Stop by for a sweet treat, shopping and more!! These vendor fairs don’t just help the animals but also encourage shopping local. We are also a drop off location for Pet Food Pantry of Coweta.
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
770-599-0222 • 7285 Hwy. 16, Suite J, Senoia 30276

Taste of Senoia
Senoia Optimist Club hosts the 2019 Taste of Senoia and features delicious food prepared by local restaurants. Tickets available at tables in front of City Hall, the Masonic Lodge, and at the corner of Main Street and Seavy Street day of event. Raffles from many downtown merchants.
1 – 4 p.m.
Main Street, downtown Senoia 30276

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.

Land of Oz Tea Party
This event is a fundraiser for the Southern Arc Dance Theater.
3 – 5 p.m.
Tickets: $10
770-683-3724 • 40 Greenway Court, Newnan 30265
southernarcdance.org

The Bridges of Madison County
This performance now thru May 19 at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone.
Tickets: $15-$40
3 p.m. – Sunday
404-895-1473 • 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone 30290

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 30263

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