It’s another fun-filled weekend in Newnan. Beer tasting, improvisational comedy, and high school football are all on the calendar.
2010 Big Expo
It’s billed as Coweta County’s largest and most recognized business showcase event, and it happened Thursday the 21st at the Summit Family YMCA. Over 100 local businesses will be exhibiting their goods and services. Local restaurants will also samples from their menus. Admission is $5 and the hours are 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM. Big Expo is one of the annual signature events of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce.
High School Football
The county’s varsity football squads are coming off a winning week, all four schools posted victories last Friday. This Friday sees Newnan (4 – 3) traveling to play Martin Luther King (5 – 2). East Coweta (7 – 0) will defend its perfect record at home against undefeated Stephenson (7 – 0). Northgate (5 – 2) hosts Starrs Mill (7 – 0). Heritage (4 – 3) is at home against Southwest Georgia Academy (5 – 2). All of this week’s games are Friday at 7:30 PM.
Last week’s results
Newnan 19 Luella 7
East Coweta 35 Westlake 14
Northgate 17 Harris County 14
Heritage School 54 Harvester Christian 6
Oktoberfest Boutique Beer Tasting
Downtown Newnan will transformed into a Bavarian beer garden on Friday night as Main Street Newnan sponsors the Oktoberfest Boutique Beer Tasting event. Shops on and around the square will stay open late and you’ll be able to sample local micro brewed and imported beer selections. Your $25 ticket gets you a commemorative glass and beer guide. The event runs from 5:00 PM till 9:00 PM.
Only two new films open in Newnan on Friday, both of them are at the Regal Georgian Stadium 14. Showtimes listed are for Friday.
Hereafter is the latest from director Clint Eastwood. It star Matt Damon as a reluctant psychic. It’s rated PG-13 for brief language and thematic elements. Showtimes are 1:15 PM, 4:15 PM, 7:15 PM and 10:15 PM.
Paranormal Activity 2 stars Katie Featherston in the follow up to last year’s Paranormal Activity. It’s rated R for language and brief violence. Showtimes are 2:20 PM, 5:00 PM, 7:30 PM and 10:05 PM.
NITWITS Halloween Show
The Newnan Community Theatre Company’s improv group, NITWITS, presents their unique Halloween show Saturday the 23rd. During the evening they’ll play a variety of games and perform sketches based a simple premise. The show starts at 8:00 PM at the theater on 1st Avenue. Admission is $5, costumed attendees get a 2-for-1 deal.
Art Lecture and Demonstration
The Centre for Performing & Visual Arts of Coweta County presents artist Roger Dale Brown for a lecture, demonstration and book signing on Sunday the 24th. A reception follows the program. Tickets are $30. The Centre is at 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road.
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