Entertainment & Activities

graphicWhether you are visiting Camilla, Pelham, Sale City, or Baconton, there are a variety of activities to enjoy. Mitchell County has events both indoors and outdoors to appeal to all types of people. If you prefer to spend your time outdoors and enjoy a little competition, the Mitchell County Quail Days, held in the beginning of the year, would be perfect for you. Have fun competing against other local organizations while hunting for quail. For the art lover, the Camilla Invitational Art Show and Sale held every February features over 40 of the Southeast’s finest artists. Come May, Camilla hosts Gnat Days, a yearly tribute to our favorite southern pest. Featuring crafts, food, festivities, and the best bed race in the south, Gnat Days is sure to provide a fabulous time for family and friends. The Camilla Pro Tennis Tournament, a four-day charity tennis event held in June, is another attraction a person wouldn’t want to miss.

Pelham is home to many historic landmarks, one being the Hand Trading Company Building which has been described as a "Big Store in a Country Town." Also in Pelham, the Wildlife Festival is held every year, growing bigger and better along with the Auction for the Arts. The city of Baconton, the birthplace of the paper-shell pecan industry in Georgia, hosts the annual Pecan Festival in November celebrating the season’s harvest. The Sale City Volunteer Fire Department’s "Fall Festival" is held on the second weekend of October, and welcomes one and all to great food and activities for all ages. Sale City, could be described as "the smallest town with the biggest heart and the most volunteers in Georgia." All of these events entice visitors to Mitchell County, as well as the many historic sites, scenic plantations, and fishing in the Flint River.

 

 

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