September Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Georgia in September is busy, busy, busy. Don’t stay home! Hit the road and see what the month has to offer for those who seize the day.

Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Music Festival

September 17 at Downtown Blue Ridge City Park

Love good BBQ and blues music? If you’re from Georgia, chances are you love at least one of those things, if not both. Head to Blue Ridge, Georgia, on Saturday, September 17, for a lot of good food and music.

Some of the best BBQ cooks in the state will be in attendance to serve up some fantastic flavors. Enjoy the sounds of blues music while you savor your BBQ.

Band lineup includes Breaking Point, No Komment, Mudbone Turner Band with Sugarlips Shields, Rollin’ Bones, and the Markey Blue Band.

Starts at noon and runs until 9pm. Admission is $5, but kids 12 & under are free. Parking is free.

Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games

September 24 at Ringgold Recreation Fields

Whether you have Scottish heritage or just love Braveheart, come check out the Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games in Ringgold, Georgia. On display at the festival will be Celtic and Appalachian music, arts, crafts, and demonstrations. Scottish Highland Athletic Games will also be held.

The festival starts at 9am and runs until 5:30pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, and free for children under 6.

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Best August Events in Newnan

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Stop by SouthTowne Motors in Newnan, Georgia, to test drive a new vehicle and then head out to these August events in your new car. If you are not ready for a new car, be sure to give our service department a call to schedule an appointment for maintenance so your current vehicle keeps running properly until you’re ready to pick up a new car.

Atlanta Alphas in the Park Summer Cookout

On Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., head over to Piedmont Park in Atlanta to join the fun with AKAs SGRhos, Deltas and Zetas. Enjoy spade, great food, DJ Peter Parker and more. Admission is a donation to help the chapter continue its service to the metro Atlanta community. The picnic runs until 6:00 p.m.

Small Business Market Expo and Job Fair

Head over to the Cobb Galleria Centre on August 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the Small Business Market Expo and Job Fair. Exhibit hall passes are free, early bird VIP networking packages are $42.99 and various seminars range from $4.14 to $6. The SBM Expo t-shirt is $17.79 when you buy online. Seminars include Dodging Bullets and Navigating Landmines: Managing People Effectively at 10:00 a.m.; How to Grow Leads, Sales and Prospects with LinkedIn at 10:00 a.m.; How to legally Set Up Your Business at 11:00 a.m.; How to Turn on the Switch at 11:00 a.m.; How to Stay Sharp and Dominate at 11:00 a.m.; How to Pitch Yourself to the Media Like a Pro at noon; Engaging Customers with Exceptional Mobile Experiences at 2:00 p.m.; You Can Sell to Uncle Sam at 3:00 p.m.; How Real Estate Decisions Impact Your Business at 3:00 p.m.; and H.A.T. Training – How to Attract Your Team at 4:00 p.m. Several other seminars have already been filled, so be sure to get your tickets early. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.

SouthrnFresh Showoff X Street Driven Tour

On Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., head over the Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, Georgia, 30228 for the SouthrnFresh Showoff X Street Driven Tour. Tickets range from $20 to $140.

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July Events in Georgia

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Stop by SouthTowne Motors in Newnan, Georgia to test drive a new vehicle and then plan to head out some of these local events. Check out live music, stories, deep sea fishing and more. If you’re not ready for a new vehicle yet, be sure to give our service department a call to schedule an appointment for maintenance before you start heading out to events.

The Josh Rodgers Band in Newnan

On July 17, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., head over to Fat Boys Bar & Grill, 485 GA Highway 16 W in Newnan to hear the Josh Rodgers Band. If you prefer acoustic music, you’ll love this show.

13 Stories Zombie Kill 2016 in Newnan

On July 9, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., head over to 13 Stories Haunted House, 320 Temple Avenue, Building A in Newnan for the Zombie Kill 2016. Only 25 tickets will be sold for each time slot. Admission varies per game. The Shooting Gallery is $2 per game, Black Ops Combat Pass is $15, the Coffin Ride is $5 or get three Shooting Gallery games for $5.

One Day Get-a-Way Deep Sea Offshore Bottom Fishing Charter Trips

On July 10, July 17 and July 24, 2016 from 12:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m., head over to One Day Get-a-Way Deep Sea Offshore Fishing Charters for a great fishing trip. A round trip coach bus ticket from Atlanta and Georgia metro areas to the fishing boat is available. This event is best for groups sized from 10 to 44. For more information on rates, discounts and reservations, call (770) 502-9560 or visit fishingfromgeorgia.net and joyfulevents.net.

Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Party

On July 30, 2016, head over to Barnes & Noble, 342 Newnan Crossing Bypass at 8:00 p.m. for a special countdown to midnight party that leads to the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two. This special edition rehearsal script book goes on sale at midnight. Enjoy a Muggle Wall, activities and giveaways.

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June Events in Newnan

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Stop by SouthTowne Motors of Newnan, Georgia, to test drive a new vehicle and to learn more about your favorite model. After you pick up a new vehicle, you’ll be ready to head out to some of the events in the Atlanta an Newnan areas.

Celebrity Golf Tournament

Head over to Sharpsburg on June 27, 2016 for the Celebrity Golf Tournament. Funds will be raised to support the Rocky King Kidney Fund. Rocky is currently on dialysis because of kidney failure from a sudden illness, and then a stroke while he was sleeping. Rocky is on the list for a kidney transplant. The tournament starts at 8:00 a.m. and is 18 holes. Each team has five people – a celebrity and four golfers. The tournament will start out with breakfast at the clubhouse, a putting contest for a cash prize, time on the putting green and the driving range and a shotgun start. The Hole-N-One prize is a Mercedes Benz. Golfers will have lunch delivered to them on the greens. Sponsor incentives and special treats will be waiting at each hole. At the end of the day, enjoy live entertainment, photos with Jeff Foxworthy and hosting by Palmer Williams, Jr. For more information email Richard H. Jordan at jcommmllc at gmail dot com.

Lambda Sigma Annual Orchid Ball

On June 17 and 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., attend the Orchid Ball at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge, 7340 Old National Highway, Riverdale, Georgia. Dinner will be served,a souvenir journal for the event will be produced, a Sigma Man of the Year award will be presented and more. For more information visit eventbrite.com/e/lambda-sigma-annual-orchid-ball-tickets-24609158656?aff=ebapi.

Wednesday Karaoke Twilight

On June 15, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m., visit the Twilight Bar & Grill, 311 Raymond Hill Road, Newnan, Georgia on Wednesdays for Wednesday night Karaoke night. Performers will include Gomez, Xavier and X-Man. Admission is free.

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Mother’s Day in Metro Atlanta

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It’s almost Mother’s Day and the ultimate gift would be a new vehicle from SouthTowne Motors plus a day spent at an event in Atlanta. Test drive a vehicle now and have it for these upcoming events. You’ll be able to show your appreciation for your children’s mother or your mother with these events and a new car.

10th Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration Comedy Xplosion

On May 6, 2016, head over to Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE in Atlanta for a night of comedy that features Tony Roberts and Arnez J. The night is hosted by MC Lightfoot. For more information and tickets, visit foxtheatre.org/shows-and-events/.

Floetry and Mint Condition

On May 7, 2016, attend Floetry and Mint Condition at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE in Atlanta for a night of soul and R&B. For more information and tickets, visit foxtheatre.org/shows-and-events/.

Mother’ Appreciation Luncheon

On May 7, 2016, visit Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogans Street in Lawrenceville for the Mother’s Appreciation Luncheon. The luncheon will be served in the Superior Court Ballroom and includes a fashion show by Dress Barn, live entertainment, prize for best hat, a gift for mom and more. Admission is $19 per adult and $12 per child 10 and younger. You will need to pre-register by May 5, 2016. For more information visit gwinnetthistoriccourthouse.com/ or atlanta.net/events/detail/mothers-appreciation-luncheon/102156/. Pre-register by calling (770) 822-5450.

10th Annual Mother’s Day Celebration with Kirk Franklin & Yolanda Adams

On May 8 2016, visit the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE for the 10th Annual Mother’s Day Celebration with Kirk Franklin and Yolanda Adams. Enjoy the gospel greats as they celebrate all mothers in our lives. For more information visit foxtheatre.org/shows-and-events/.

Sweet Auburn Springfest

From May 5 through May 8, 2016, head over to Sweet Auburn, 145 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta for the Sweet Auburn Springfest. Admission to this outdoor festival is free. Enjoy entertainment, fun and food, a 150-foot zip wire and more. For more information visit sweetauburn.com/.

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April Events in Newnan

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After you pick up a new vehicle from SouthTowne Motors or after you have your vehicle serviced, it’s time to start planning for some fun time in April. The Newnan area has many events including events in Atlanta and Stone Mountain.

Sweetwater Festival 3 Day Pass

On April 22, 2016 starting at 1:00 p.m., head over to the Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Avenue West N W, Atlanta, Georgia, 30313 for the Sweetwater Festival 3 Day Pass. Tickets are available at stubhub.com. Enjoy live music for three days. For more information visit sweetwater420fest.com.

Weekend Camping Adventure at Stone Mountain Park

On April 8, 2016 head over to Stone Mountain Park, Highway 78, Stone Mountain, Georgia. Reserve a campsite and Valet RV Rental will deliver and set up a fully furnished travel trailer. You just need to pack the items you need including clothing, personal items and groceries and head out. Register to arrive between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. For more information and rentals visit valetrvrental.com or call (770) 354-0926.

Flying Tomato Festival

On Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. head out to Turner Field in Atlanta for the Flying Tomato Festival. Enjoy a concert and huge food fight. Get sprayed down before you go home. For more information about this fundraiser visit tomatofestival.com.

X-plode Music Festival 2.0

On April 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., be at The Masquerade, 695 North Avenue in Atlanta for the X-plode Music Festival 2.0. Admission is $10. Enjoy music all night long.

Backyard BBQ & Brews at the 80th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival

On April 9 and 10, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m, head over to Piedmont Park at Tenth Street and Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta for the Backyard BBQ & Brews. This is held both days of the 80th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. The barbecue is held in a tent that overlooks the main stage. Enjoy craft beers, barbecue and wine. Get the VIP Experience that includes food and beer tasting, private restroom trailers, seating and access to the VIP tent. For more information visit dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2016.

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March Events in Georgia

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Stop by SouthTowne Motors of Newnan, Georgia to test drive a new vehicle and then make plans to attend March events in Georgia. If you’re not ready for a new car yet because yours is a year or two old, be sure to have it serviced before you head out.

Ray City Old Fashion Plow Day

On May 19, 2016, heat out to 150 Samuel Street, Ray City, Georgia for the Ray City Old Fashion Plow Day. Enjoy mule and horse plowing demonstrations, antique tractor plowing demonstrations, food vendors, craft vendors and more. This festival is on its 10th year. Be sure to bring your camera for this one; and be ready to find some unique gifts for upcoming birthdays and holidays. For more information call (229) 237-3223.

Peanut Proud Festival

Find your way to Court Square in Blakely, Georgia for the 8th annual Peanut Festival. Enjoy a kids’ zone, entertainment, a 5k run, a fun run, street dance, parade, food vendors and craft vendors. For more information call (229) 724-7322.

Georgia Wing Fest

Head over to Albany, Georgia for the Georgia Wing Fest, which will be held at 80 S. Westover Boulevard. Enjoy a wing competition, live music, a kids’ zone, plenty of food, a wing eating contest, clucking contest, food vendors and craft vendors. For more information about the 6th annual Georgia Wing Fest, call (229) 869-0364.

18th Century Colonial Market Faire

From March 31, 2016 through April 3, 2016, head over to 210 S. Broad Street in Winder, Georgia for the 18th Century Colonial Market Faire. Enjoy blacksmith demonstrations, woodwright demonstrations, candle-making demonstrations, cooking demonstrations and more. Food and craft vendors will be on site. For more information call (770) 867-4632.

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January Events in Newnan

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Call the service department at SouthTowne Motors of Newnan to make an appointment for service if it’s been some time since you’ve had maintenance completed. Or, if you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by our showroom to test drive a new vehicle. Once you have your vehicle checked and maintained or you have a new car, you’ll be ready to head out to January events near Newnan.

Ronnie Milsap

If you are a Ronnie Milsap fan, don’t miss this opportunity to see him in concert. Milsap will be playing on January 16, 2016 at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee. For more information visit georgiamountainfairrounds.com or call (706) 890-4191.

Run Road Atlanta

If you’re looking for a run early in the season, sign up for the Run Road Atlanta. The run starts at 5300 Winder Highway in Braselton. Registration is at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2016, though the venue will be open at 8:30 a.m. The 10k and the 5k start at 11:30 a.m. A 1k fun run starts at noon. There will also be awards and raffles. The 10k and the 5k are certified by USA Track & Field, so if you set a record, it’s official. For more information visit rungeorgia.com/runroadatlanta.html.

Atkins Park 5th Annual Oysterfest

On January 30, 2016, attend the 5th Annual Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar’s Mardi Gras-themed oysterfest at 2840 Atlanta Road SE in Smyrna. Enjoy grilled, raw and fried oysters. Shucking begins at 11:00 a.m. each day. The oysterfest runs through February 1, 2016 and Fat Tuesday is on February 9, 2016. You’ll also enjoy New Orleans inspired music. Tickets are $10 in advance for both days or $5 for one day. Live music begins at noon. The main stage is in a heated tent. For more information visit atkinsparkoysterfest.com.

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NYE in Metro Atlanta

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Once you pick up that new vehicle at SouthTowne Motors of Newnan, you’ll be ready to head out for some New Year’s Eve events. You can find tickets online or visit the venues for more information about each event.

Andrews Entertainment District New Years Eve 2016

On Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m., Andrews Entertainment District, 56 E. Andrews Drive, NW, Atlanta, Georgia will be holding its New Years Eve party. General admission is $75 for each person; a group of five is $325; general admission regular price is $125, VIP admission is $110 and regular VIP admission is $175. For a group of five VIP admission passes, tickets are $475. Enjoy a six-hour open bar, live music, DJs and five general admission areas to mingle or seven VIP areas to mingle.

Listen to top 40 hits all night, receive complimentary party favors and watch the ball drop on 19 flat screens and four projection screens. We expect to have over 1,800 people in attendance. Sal’s Pizza and Stillhouse will provide food for a special late night food menu.

595 North Event Center New Years Eve 2016

Starting at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 595 North Avenue NW in Atlanta, the 595 North Event Center will hold its New Years event. Tickets range from $25 for promo tickets through $100 for a group of five general admission. VIP tickets are $45. There is a 10-ticket limit per order.

Enjoy a cash bar, two rooms of music, three areas to party and of course, the countdown to the new year. Party on a spacious patio, enjoy complimentary party favors, top 40 hits, top Atlanta DJs, state-of-the-art sound and lighting and more.

The Gold Room New Years Eve 2016

The Gold Room, 2416 Piedmont Road in Atlanta will be holding its New Years Bash starting at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015. General admission is $30.

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Stop by SouthTowne Motors of Newnan to test drive a new vehicle or give our service department a call to schedule an appointment for service before you head out to the New Years’ parties.

December Events in Newnan

Now that you have your new vehicle from SouthTowne Motors of Newnan, Georgia, it’s time to start planning which December events you want to attend. You could even mix up going to some events with a little Christmas shopping. And, if you are still driving your current vehicle because it’s only a year or three old, be sure to schedule an appointment for maintenance or repair before you head out. If you can get a morning appointment, you’ll have time for events and shopping after you pick up your vehicle.

Christmas at the Log Cabin

Head over to Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic site, 4432 Mt. Tabor Church Road, Dallas, Georgia, 30157 for Christmas at the Log Cabin. This event takes place on December 5, 2015. You’ll enjoy period re-enactors show you what farm life, celebrations of the period and chores were like. For more information visit gastateparks.or/PickettsMillBattlefield or call (770) 443-7850.

Historic Westville Lumpkin, Georgia

Visit the Presidential Pathways on December 5, 2015 to celebrate with handmade wreaths and candles and to attend a tree-lighting with real candles. Enjoy historic homes decorated for the holidays and go in to help your kids make an ornament for your tree. For more information visit westville.org or call (229) 838-6310.

Christmas Tea in Colonial Style at the Midway Museum

On December 12, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. head over to the Midway Museum in Midway, Georgia for the 57th Annual Christmas Tea in Colonial Style. Admission is $10 and includes tea and a tour of the museum, including new displays. For more information visit themidwaymuseum.org.

Friday Night Live: Christmas in Downtown

On December 4, 2015, visit the Historic High Country in downtown Woodstock from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for activities at various stores and in the downtown area. You’ll also enjoy live music from the bands that will be playing in front of the stores. And Santa will be there. For more information visit visitwoodstockga.com or call (770) 924-0406.

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Be sure to visit SouthTowne Motors of Newnan, Georgia to pick up a new vehicle or give our service department a call to schedule an appointment for service or maintenance.