• Serenbe Playhouse in Chattahoochee Hills presents its first ever fall production, “The Sleepy Hollow Experience.” Show dates and times are Oct. 10-31, 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the production or $50 for both the Halloween Monster Mash and the production. Monster Mash tickets are $40, with an event start time of 9:30 p.m. For more info about Serenbe Playhouse visit www.serenbeplayhouse.com or call 770-463-1110.

• The Society of Seven continues its month-long gallery demonstration on 9 Greenville St. On the schedule: Thurs. Oct. 17 Demo with Martin Pate 6-8p.m.; Sat. Oct. 19 Demo and talk with Sue Christman; Tues. Oct. 22 Talk by Will Sumpter, “The Art to Viewing Art,” 6-7p.m.; Thurs. Oct. 24 Demo with Elsa Sibley 3-5p.m.; Sat. Oct. 26 Guest demo by Ken DeWaard 6-8p.m. (note: DeWaard demo will occur offsite. Go to www.facebook.com/ken.dewaard for further information). DeWaard demo is $25 per person; Tues. Oct. 12 Demo David Boyd, Jr. 6-8p.m.

• Southern Ground Social Club presents the unique blend of rock/country/pop artist Eric Michael Hopper on Friday, Oct. 18. On Saturday Oct. 19, Florida banjo-slingers Big Kettle Drum with opener Oliver & the Jaywalkers. Both shows are $5 (cover charge), 21-and-up. Shows start at 9 p.m. For more info about shows at the Zac Brown-owned venue call 770-727-9072.

• Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church holds its annual Open Car Show Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30a.m. with awards at 2:30p.m. Door Prizes, 50/50 and Silent Auction are included. First 50 cars get dash plaques. Proceeds benefit Cancer Support Group of Coweta County.

• Bugs4Christ Inc. and Georgia Dubs present a cruise-in fundraiser in Newnan on Oct. 19. All proceeds go to the Alvarado family, whose three children were injured in an accident. The car show will be held at Smokey Road Middle School at 965 Smokey Rd., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $10 minimum donation is asked in place of entry fee for cars, while spectators enter for free. The event includes car show, music, raffle, vendors, barbecue plates and other food. Volunteers and donations needed. Please email bus4christ@windstream.net or call Darrell Land at 478-960-7090.

• Live Oak Music Fest will include a full day of live music performed by Zedella, Winfield Smith of S&W, and Kevn Kinney(of Drivin n’ Cryin). Food and beverage will be available. (cash only) Blankets or chairs may be brought to the event, though no animals are allowed. Proceeds go to the Nicholas Whitlock Leadership Scholarship. Rain or shineon Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Powers Pavilion in Newnan from 10 a.m. to 10:20 p.m. (4766 Hwy 34 West, Newnan, GA 30263).

• Doggie Dash — Shakerag Park in Peachtree City on Saturday Oct. 26, Georgia Heartland hosts the annual Doggie Dash, a 3K walk to raise money for abused and abandoned animals. The cost to walk is $10, additional pledges welcome. Those who raise $35 or more will receive a t-shirt. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the walk at 10:30 a.m. For more info call 770-830-2820 or visit www.gaheartland.com.

• St. Paul's Episcopal Church Fall Flower Festival and Tea, Oct. 26 2-5p.m. View fresh holiday floral arrangements, listen to an organ and piano recital followed by an arranging demonstration and sit down traditional English Tea. Tickets available in advance from church office at $20. Call 770-253-4264 for details.

• Each year, the Fire Department and the Peachtree City Optimists join to provide a fun, safe evening with Halloween. While the Fire Department, at 110 Paschall Road, hosts a haunted house, the Optimists offer a "House of Clues," with six activity-filled rooms for ages 3-10. Children follow clues room to room to solve the mystery. Held Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.

• Pickin’ on the Square — Main Street Newnan hosts Pickin' on the Square on the first and third Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. on the Court Square. Musicians are invited to come down and play. All music genres and skill levels are welcome as long as it’s acoustic.

• Rebel Reelers Square Dance Club — Dances 8-10p.m. first and third Fridays at Coweta Recreation Department on Hospital Road, Newnan. Meets in Johnny Brown Building. Square dancing and round dancing, along with finger foods. Club offers lessons. Details: Darline Barge, Pres., 770-617-1211; barged@bellsouth.net.



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