Halloween lineup includes downtown trick or treat Friday

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Bill Sexton, a long-time volunteer with Main Street Newnan, hands a small toy to Arlethia Daniel, age 1, at the corner of LaGrange Street and West Broad Street during the 2007 downtown trick-or-treat event. The fun returns to the Court Square Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

From STAFF REPORTS news@newnan.com Coweta County area businesses, churches, organizations and neighborhood groups are celebrating both Halloween and the fall season with events today through Saturday. On the calendar:
Today * Boy Scout Troop 47, Pumpkin Patch, Central Baptist Church, daily through Friday, noon-8 p.m. Pumpkins, gourds, corn tassels, corn stalks. * Pumpkin Patch, Hopewell United Methodist Church, Tyrone, through Friday. Weekdays, 2-8 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. * Mills Chapel Baptist Church festival 6-8:30 p.m. today. Inflatable slide, castle moonwalk, toddler moonwalk, rock climb, obstacle course, Trunk or Treat, hayrides, duck pond, lollipop tree, milk bottle throw, tic tac toe, balloon darts, ring toss, football toss, Peter's fishing booth, music fest, bake sale, pie contest, barbecue, popcorn, candy. * Trunk or Treat, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, today from 6:30-7 p.m. * Bible Journey at Heatherwood Baptist Church, 6 p.m. * First United Methodist Church, meal, 4:45-6:15 p.m. -- adults, $6/children, $3. Games, 5:15-6:45 p.m * Sargent Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Games, prizes, hot dogs, drinks. Thursday * Halloween stories for Family Night at Powell Library at 7 p.m. Refreshments. * American Legion Family's annual Halloween Party for children 12 and under 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Located at Coweta Veterans Club, U.S. 29 N. Friday * Downtown Newnan Trick-or-Treat -- sponsored by Main Street Newnan and downtown merchants, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Stores and offices around the Court Square offer candy to trick-or-treaters. * Steve and Dawn Swansbrough, 255 Barrington Grange Drive, invite the public to Swansbrough Manor. Walk through a haunted graveyard and the wreckage of the Black Pearl pirate ship. The display is open Friday and Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (It was incorrectly listed in Saturday's Times-Herald that the display was open for tours last weekend.) * Trick or Treat at Ashley Park lifestyle center, Newnan Crossing Bypass. Kids may go door to door at stores, starting 4 p.m. * Safe Trick or Treat Street at Georgian Place Retirement Community, 355 Millard Farmer Ind. Blvd. (Hwy. 34 Bypass), 6-8 p.m. Open to children from infants to age 12. Will offer a variety of delectable delights and games to costume-clad youngsters. * Newnan Community Theatre Company presents its second and final Murder Mystery, "Night of Mayhem." Come in costume at 6 p.m. for some fun, food and performance. Cost is $25 per person and includes dinner and dessert. To register, call 770-683-6282 or go to www.newnantheatre.com and use the link to TicketLeap. * Unity Baptist Church, Friday, 6-8 p.m. Trunk or Treat. * Trunk or Treat, First Baptist Church, Moreland, Friday, 6-8 p.m. Free candy. Johnny Brown's Barbecue plates, $7. Hot dog plates, $2. * Halloween Costume Party, Connie Partridge's home, 11 Mary Ann St., Friday, 9 p.m. Sponsor -- Newnan Socialites Club. * American Legion's annual Adult Halloween Costume Party is Friday at 8 p.m. Prizes for best costume, door prize drawings, food, and the Band Southern Pride will be performing -- $5 per person. At Coweta Veterans Club, U.S. Hwy. 29 N. Fall-themed events Friday and Saturday * Heatherwood Baptist Church, Friday. Chili/Brunswick Stew Cook-off at 5:30 p.m. with firefighters as judges. Bible Journey, 6 p.m. Canned good collection for food pantry. * First Baptist Church, West Washington Street, Newnan, Friday, 6-9 p.m. Food, candy, Bible stories, puppet shows, clowns, face painting, games, wacky hair, inflatable activities. Free. (Brown Street will be closed Friday for the event starting at 2 p.m.) * Fall Fun Festival, New Heights Baptist Church, Friday, 6-9 p.m. * Lone Oak Country Fair, downtown Lone Oak, Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsors -- Lone Oak Volunteer Fire Department/Allen-Lee United Methodist Church. * Hallelujah Autumn Festival, Providence Baptist Church, Summers-McCoy Road, Saturday, 1 p.m.


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