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Zip line Adventure at North Georgia Canopy Tours

June 01, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Outdoors Events


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Fairy House Festival returns to Chimney Park

Dust off your fairy wings, your bejeweled headdresses and safari vests and return to Chimney Park Saturday, May 5, for the fourth annual Fairy House Festival sponsored by Friends of Newton Parks. The springtime event attracts hundreds of young and old alike who get into the swing of things by dressing up as their inner child. Or, come as you are and people-watch the day away in the enchanted forest behind the Newton County Library on Floyd Street.

April 21, 2012 | Staff Report | Outdoors Events


Time to get out and ride

Cycling around: Bicyclists lined up at the Newton County Historic Courthouse on May 3 for the first of a series of monthly bicycle rides through Covington orgnaized by the Covington-Conyers Cycling Club, Main Street Covington and the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce. The rides start at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month and riders meet at the Historic Courthouse steps. All riders are required to wear a helmet and children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

May 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Outdoors Events


Swing into spring with croquet

The Heartland Woman's Club of Covington will host its 18th Annual Croquet Tournament Saturday, April 4, at Legion Field, on Mill Street in Covington, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

March 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Outdoors Events


Georgia Rides to the Capitol

Elected officials from Newton and Rockdale Counties will again join the Covington Conyers Cycling Club (C4) and Conte's Bicycles and Fitness Equipment of Conyers for the fourth annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol event on Tuesday, March 3.

February 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Outdoors Events


Support Our Troops Festival

For more information on Operation Sandbox including how to make a donation, please click here

December 31, 2008 | Jennifer T. Long | Outdoors Events


Leaf peeping in Newton

Autumn is in full swing, with vivid reds, greens and golds painting the landscape. Here are a few places in the county to enjoy the turning of the season.

November 16, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Outdoors Events


Turning out to support the troops

In honor of those who have served and who are serving in the U.S. armed forces, Operation Sandbox and American Legion members have partnered to present a Support Our Troops Bike Ride and Festival Saturday.

November 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Outdoors Events


Haunted houses of Newton County and beyond

Halloween is just around the corner and residents have only 17 more days to take advantage of the spooky sites Newton and surrounding counties have to offer.

October 25, 2008 | Amber Pittman | Outdoors Events


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