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Gees Bend Wonderful Weekend
September 16, 2011 - September 18, 2011
Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the launch of Gees Bend Ferry. Two presentations of the play Gees Bend based on the life of quilter Mary Lee Bendolph. Play will be Friday and Saturday nights at 6:00 pm. The play will be performed at the new church auditorium of the Ye Shall Know the Truth Baptist Church located on County Road 29 about one mile from the Ferry Landing in Gees Bend. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Black Belt Treasures, Diana Wilson’s Tours and Transportation and Camden National Bank. In addition to the play the Boykin Improvement League is sponsoring and Arts and Crafts Festival all day Saturday at the Old Boykin School grounds and the final event of the weekend will be the Anniversary Ceremony at 3:00 pm at the Camden Ferry Terminal Building with music and refreshments.