the Window was a downtown scavenger hunt geared toward stirring activity and
foot traffic downtown during a traditionally slow season.The promotion
showcased an empty storefront, numerous businesses and photos of Historic
Downtown Newnan through 100 years of business.The window displaying the prize
was located at 21 W Court Square.This location was the home of Knight Printing,
and it currently the home of Gillyweeds. Participating businesses include: Blue
Moon Boutique, Corner Arts Gallery Studio & Gift Shop, Dragonfly Running
Company, Ellie Mack Boutique, Fine Lines Art & Framing, Gillyweed, Grit
& Grace Studio to Streetwear, Morgan Jewelers, Newnan Mercantile, Piedmont
Newnan Fitness Center, Typo Market, Wildwood Trader.
game for the hunt was to direct guests to find “Hidden Gems” (historic photos
of Newnan) that were placed amongst merchandise in participating businesses.
Once the visitor found the Hidden Gem, they would present it to the
participating business for an entry form to win!Visitors were permitted one
form per Hidden Gem that they discovered, increasing their likelihood to win
with each business they visited.
took place weekly on Wednesday, and the photos were replaced by Thursday within
each participating business.Each week featured a set of photos from a different
decade, and a related clue was published at mainstreetnewnan.com. Each window
featured between $300- $700 worth of gift items that were donated by our local