Weekender: See & Do
• Masters of Soul show is Jan. 17, 7 p.m., Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd. Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors and students. In the early 1960s some of the most iconic names in the history of popular music were discovered in the Motor City of Detroit, MI, better know simply as Motown. Masters of Soul is a celebration of these Motown artists, their music and style. Show features stylishly costumed fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band. Details: www.thecentreonline.net .
• Southern Ground Social Club in Senoia presents Atlanta blues and southern rock outfit Crane, making their SGSC debut on Friday, Jan. 17. On Saturday, Jan. 18, the soulful and grooving Jerry’s Bones comes to the Senoia stage, bringing their chilled-out vibes all the way from Hickory, NC. Both shows are $5 (cover charge), 21-and-up. Doors open at 8 p.m., shows start at 9. For details about shows at the Zac Brown-owned venue call 770-727-9072. SGSC is located at 18 Main St. in Senoia.
• The Alamo offers open mic night, presented by Erok & Freebird, which they call “best open mic night in town” on Friday, Jan. 17. Check The Alamo’s Facebook page for sign-up times and details. On Saturday, Jan. 18, Atlanta’s Lerogie comes back to The Alamo, this time with all original material. Both events start at 9:30 and are 21 and up. For more information, call 770-683-2526. The Alamo is located at 19 W. Court Sq. in Newnan.
• “Faces: The Drawings of Laurie Wilson.” Friday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m. at Newnan Carnegie Library. A demonstration of graphite on paper. Details: Amy Mapel, Carnegie director, at 770-683-1347. The non-circulating reading room is operated by the City of Newnan at 1 LaGrange Street at the Court Square downtown.
• Wild Game Dinner is Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m. at Orchard Hills Church. Speaker is Clay Dyer, fisherman who has been featured on ESPN, CNN and other national media outlets. Tickets $13 in advance, $15 at the door. Table of eight is $99. Details or advance tickets: Orchard Hills Church, 161 Gordon Rd., Newnan, 678-854-9180 or www.orchardhillschurch.com .
• 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 8-10 p.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; firstname.lastname@example.org.