Things to Do
Covington has remarkable array of activities and events for the residents and locals alike.
Between Main Street Covington, the Arts Association in Newton County, the Southern Heartland Art Gallery insure a vibrant cultural arts calendar.
- Concert series on the square park
- Visual Arts exhibits
- Ballet performances
- Camps to promote arts education and awareness for the youth
- Community Theatre
A hallmark of the City of Covington is it efforts in promoting fitness, greenspace preservation, and alternate modes of transportation through its multi-use trails movement. Trails are an opportunity for healthier living. Trails also offer an alternative means of transportation, increase adjacent property values, promote economic development, and preserve greenspace corridors for wildlife. At Turner Lake there are three miles of off road running and walking trails and there are also some great routes through the downtown and adjoining neighborhoods.
A special quality of this community is the level of volunteerism. No matter what your interest there is a community agency, civic club or a non-profit to share your time and talents with. Such was the wholesale support and community commitment to volunteerism a local affiliate of Hands on Georgia was established in 2008. Hands on Newton brings together citizens and helps direct them, according to their interest, to volunteer for local non-profits and community initiatives.