LOCAL ART: Examine fine displays of paintings at the Mitchell Community Public Library, Eighth & Main Streets. The exhibit is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.,  Wednesday, 11 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Friday  9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday parade day

ARTS & CRAFTS CONTEST:  See exhibits created by talented individuals like needlework, sewing, foods, canning & homemade ornaments at the First Baptist Church CLC on Frank Street.  Open Monday through Friday Noon-8 p.m.,  11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday parade day.

CANDLELIGHT TOUR:  See a historic village brought to life as it was in the 1800’s by Tri-Kappa Sorority members and their families at Spring Mill State Park on Saturday, Sept. 19th, from 4-9 p.m.

BUSINESS EXPO:  A full block-long tent filled with great displays.  Browse the products and services offered by area merchants and register for free gifts.  Located on Sixth Street. Open from 5-9 p.m.  Monday through Friday

PHOTO CONTEST / DISPLAY:  View color and black & white photographs covering a variety of categories. Vote for your favorites. Location is at the First Baptist Christian Life Center, 307 W. 7th St.  It is open 12-8 pm Mon.-Fri. and 11-2 Saturday parade day.

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT SHOW:  On the first Saturday of the festival, Sept. 19, local firefighters and EMS will be stationed near Mitchell High School to display emergency equipment. Weather per- mitting, a helicopter ambulance will land, allowing folks to tour it  and see how it works.

PERSIMMON SHOPPE:   On parade day there will be special booths inside the big tent on Sixth street.  Stop by to see local vendors and get some great one day deals!



  1. Bath Fitter is interested in being included in your Commercial/Industrial Tent for this festival

    1. You will need to contact Mike James who is Chairman of the Commercial Tent. 812-849-5479

      Larry “Bamm” Caudell
      2018 General Chairman

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