Weekender: See & Do


The Ben Sutton Band from Auburn will perform at Southern Ground Social Club in Senoia. 

• The Alamo, 19 W. Court Sq. in downtown Newnan, Friday, Aug. 1 will feature stand-up comedy to benefit the local Cole’s Commanders group that is working to support a friend with cystic fibrosis and efforts to find a cure. A PG-13 show opens at 7 p.m., followed by an unrated show (for those over 18 years old) at 10:30. Tickets are $20 in advance. Seats are limited so contact Contact Walter Hill for tickets colescomedyshow@gmail.com or call 706-302-2483. On Sat., Aug. 2, The Gypsies will take the stage at The Alamo. The show begins at 9:30 p.m. For details call 770-683-2526.

• Southern Ground Social Club, 18 Main St., Senoia, Friday, Aug. 1, features country rock group The Ben Sutton Band, who will travel from Auburn to perform. On Saturday, Aug. 2, is Newnan’s own jazz rock outfit Leonard Washington. For both shows, doors open 9 p.m. All ages are welcome and no cover charges at the Southern Ground. Details: 770-727-9072.

• Frederick Brown J. Amphitheater in Peachtree City – The Fred – holding 20th anniversary Summer Concert Series. Continues Aug. 2- Arrival-The Music of Abba; Sept. 27 - TBA. Spotlight shows: Sept. 6- Bret Michaels, Sept. 13- The Rat Pack is Back. Tickets: www.ticketalternative.com/Venues/513.aspx ; 877-725-8849 or Fred Box Office, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City.

• Summer Musical Theatre Camp is offered by Fayetteville-based A Company of Friends Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for ages 7 to 16 years. This year campers will present the Disney gem “101 Dalmatians, Kids.” Register: 770-599-0051, emailacofdirector1@gmail.com or go to www.acofproductions.com .

• “110 in the Shade” opened July 24 at Southside Theatre Guild, 20 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn. Directed by Jared Wright. Remaining shows Aug. 1, 2 and 3; Aug. 8, 9 and 10. Thurs., Fri., Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. matinee 2:30 p.m. Tickets first weekend $14 advance online, $15 at door. All other performances, $16 advance online, $17.50 at door. Children, all shows, $8. Details: 770-969-0956.

• Couples dance and a beginner dance lesson is Friday, Aug. 8, at LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Rd., LaGrange. Dance lesson is 7:30 and the dance is 8-10:30 p.m. Attire: smart casual. Visitor couples welcome - $20 per couple. Swing, slow dancing, waltz, foxtrot, electric slide, polka and more. Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club: 706-881-2734.

• Motorcycle ride for Fragile Kids Foundation is Aug. 16, leaving from Gene Evans Great South Harley-Davidson, 185 E. Hwy. 16, Newnan, GA 30263. Cost: $25 donation, extra $10 for passenger. Includes lunch provided by Varsity and a ride pin. Registration 9 a.m., ride at 10:30 a.m. Details: LaSocha, Crossroads F.A.I.T.H. Riders, 678-357-6855; Jenn Nolder, Jenn@fragilekids.org or 678-876-1093.

• Dry Bones Cruising Car Show is Aug. 23, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Grantville, by Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church of Grantville. Vendors are welcome and space for tables and tents are available. For more information contact Rev. Rodney Grier, 404-274-2614 or Betty Sims at 678-876-1111.

• Rebel Reelers Square Dance Club – Dances 8-10 p.m. first and third Fridays at Coweta Recreation Department, 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.

• Coweta County Farmer’s Market is Wednesdays in coordination with Main Street Newnan, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Historic Train Depot, East Broad St. Also Saturdays 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Powell Expo Center, Temple Avenue.

• Cruise-in and bike night is fourth Saturdays through October, rain or shine, Great South Harley Davidson, 185 E. Hwy. 16 at Exit 41 off I-85. Runs 4-7 p.m. Door prizes, music, 50/50, and cruiser-of-the-month awards. Free to all, all vehicles welcome. Remaining dates: Aug. 23, Sept. 27 and Oct. 25. Details: Mary Davenport at 706-668-7731 or rdcoupe@gmail.com .

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