Put a Spring in your step

"The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing."

Spring has sprung

Winter woes and blustery blues have you down? We have just the thing to put a spring in your step and something yummy in your tummy. From farmer’s markets and U-pick farms to artsy days and downtown nights, these seven outdoor activities are curiously suited for springtime sunshine.

Senoia Farmer’s Market

Beloved by locals and travelers alike, Senoia Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to stroll in the sunshine. Enjoy a mimosa while you treat yourself to a scrumptious array of artisanal baked goods, honey, jams and jellies. As you wander through the aisles of local artisans, craftsmen, florists, farmers and food producers, you’ll find everything you need to fill your fridge and your heart. Once you’ve stuffed your tote to the brim, stick around to delight in a variety of family-friendly activities, including live music performances and local food trucks.

Mainstreet Newnan Market Day

Nestled in downtown Newnan, the Monthly Market Day showcases an assortment of handmade, homemade and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists and farmers. Featuring more than 50 unique booths with new vendors and curiously crafted items each month, you’re sure to find something special every time you visit. Market favorites include locally grown produce, honey, jams and jellies, salsa, pottery, art, children’s clothing, hand-woven baskets, leather products, fresh baked goods, handcrafted furniture, birdhouses, wood-art, fiber-art, wreaths, floral design and much more!

Just around the courthouse is Pickin’ on the Square, occurring in concert with Monthly Market Days. Lean back on the lawn or put a spring in your step as you savor the acoustic songs of local musicians.

Alive After Five

Senoia comes alive after five! Head down to Main Street to paint the town red and ring in the weekend. Local vendor booths line Senoia’s charming Southern streets while the air is energized with live music. Foodies will delight in a plethora of food trucks, and shoppers will enjoy the boutiques, antique stores and gift shops while sipping on wine or enjoying a cold beer. Many of the shops and restaurants in the downtown area stay open late, offering special deals and discounts so that your night out doesn’t break the bank.

Spring Art Walk

Get inspired in downtown Newnan at the semi-annual Spring Art Walk. With more than 25 locations showcasing the works of more than 40 of Newnan’s finest artists, the downtown sidewalks are sure to be filled with unexpected talent. Local businesses will extend their hours during the art walk to host store-front exhibits full of captivating pieces available for purchase. Art styles and mediums include oil on canvas, engraving, pottery, photography, jewelry-making, fiber arts, performing arts and acrylics.

180 Degree Farm

Start your weekend off at 180 Degree Farm, a non-profit farm that provides cancer patients with organically grown food and a therapeutic environment. Their assortment of organic produce, eggs, yogurt, meats and more is open to all and will have your pantry well-stocked. Proceeds from their harvest store aid in the fight against cancer, so you’ll be eating good, feeling good and doing good. Once you’ve checked everything off your grocery list, be sure to wander over to the 180 Degree Flower Farm for a beautiful bouquet to deck out your dining table.

  • Chicken eggs are available.
  • When: Open to the public every Tuesday & Saturday, 9:30am – 1pm
  • More Info: https://180degreefarm.org/

Beak and Berry Farm

Feeling peckish? Fill your basket at Beak and Berry Farm, a U-pick farm where fresh, pesticide-free berries grow plentiful. Little ones and adults will delight in harvesting strawberries or blueberries in the springtime sunshine. Planning to bake? You’ll need some eggs and sugar before you can turn your crop into confections. Pay a visit to the happy hens for farm-fresh eggs and then buzz by the bees for some raw honey right from the hive. Seasonal vegetables are also available for purchase year-round.

  • When: Please visit Beak & Berry’s website for latest information on the 2024 harvest season
  • More Info: https://beakandberry.com/

Whitley Farms

This veteran- and family-owned pesticide-free U-pick farm is bountiful in fruit and veggies worth filling your basket to the brim. If that wasn’t sweet enough, what really makes Whitley Farms special are their canning, pickling or jam-making classes. Each class provides the necessary tools, ingredients and step-by-step instructions to turn your harvest into a homemade jar of heaven. And of course, you’ll get to bring your goodies home with you! This one is too good to keep to yourself, so spread the love and bring a friend, your family or make a date out of it. Pickin’ is perfect for children of all ages, but classes are better suited for big kids and adults.

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