Covington, GA

The city of Covington in Newton County is living up to its name as a beautiful city that has been featured in numerous TV shows and movies since the early 1970.

And if you happen to drop by at Covington, you would have fun watching a lot of its annual events and activities.

If you love cars, the Covington Cars of the Past Car Show is the perfect venue for you to show your passion.

The car show is slated on Oct. 1 at the historic Covington Square along Clark Street and is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Covington.

Now on its 25th year, the annual Cars of the Past Covington Car Show is a venue for enthusiasts to show their classic car, motorcycle or golf cart.

Last year’s event featured 300 antique cars and attended by more than three thousand enthusiasts. Check this site for further details http://www.directory-online.com/websites/rotarycovington/.

From Oct. 1 to 31, scarecrows will swarm Downtown Covington for the annual Scarecrow Contest and Showcase.

The contest is open to all enthusiasts who want to show off their creativity since one criterion for the contest is that the scarecrows must be hand-made. Check here for more details https://downtowncovington.wixsite.com/scarecrows.

All year round, you can join the tour on Mystic Falls, the home of the “Vampire Diaries.” If you are a fan of this famous TV series, then this is your chance to see first-hand how this movie was born.

The tour will take you to iconic locations used in the series, like the Mystic Grill, the Mystic Falls Courthouse, the Damon and Elena Rain Kiss scene from Episode 6:06 and Whitmore Campus,

You can see the entrance to the tunnels and many more scenes from the show’s all 8 seasons, including the Lockwood Mansion, Check this website for more details of the tour http://www.mysticfallstours.com/.

Christmas in Covington is full of fun and happy memories as its Christmas on the Square is a community tradition that depicts how the residents share the holiday spirit.

This year, the Covington Lions Club Christmas Parade is slated on December 2 starting at 10:00am.

This year is different since no theme is being implemented so the participants can come up with whatever ideas they can think of. Check here for further details http://covingtongalions.org/events/christmas-parade/.

Music lovers will definitely have a grand time watching Covington’s annual Concerts on the Square, held at noon time every Thursdays during the months of May and September.

Held since 1990, Concerts on the Square has drawn together music enthusiasts who all enjoy great music of different genres while savoring the classic small town life that Covington has to offer.

This year, Concerts on the Square will be held on Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28.