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Walk with the Herons: Mitchell 150 Homecoming

Updated: Jul 3

Mitchell 150 Homecoming Starlings & Roses BNB
"Walk with the Herons " Mitchell 150 Homecoming Starlings & Roses Bed & Breakfast

Attention Small Town Travel Enthusiasts!


There is no better time to explore our quaint little town of Mitchell! We have an amazing few days coming up between July 29 - August 4, 2024. A Homecoming Celebration like never before, with an exhilarating lineup of events, promising  joyous reunions and unforgettable memories for all!

There will be so much to see and do right in our own town, try the street food available throughout and mingle with the local folk. Already a vibrant atmosphere is being created and decorations going up in red, white and blue as part of the Homecoming decorating contest. Starlings & Roses B&B is, of course, participating! Lo and behold our Homecoming display "Walk with the Herons", we had so much fun setting up. We hope that it is not only visually pleasing and fun, but also very practical for our guests - it has directional signs to the local venues where most of the events will be taking place, which all are within a short walking distance from us.


On July the 31st we are inviting everyone to come in for a complimentary hot or cold drink to go and a garden tour exiting through our back gate to continue walking to the Nature Trail & Lions Park or Downtown where so many interesting events are taking place. (Perhaps, you will get to see our visiting blue heron and get the authentic "walk with the heron" experience? Anything is possible ;) We have placed the full event schedule next to our "Adventure Awaits" brochure stand and it is available to take along as a trifold with a map of the town. We feel so blessed to be in the middle of all these happenings!


This is what we have to look forward to:

  • July 22 - Aug 10 Historical Collection Display at West Perth Municipal Office

  • July 31 Teddy Bear Picnic & Animal Barn at Lion's Park, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • July 31 Downtown events by Mitchell Business Improvement Association

  • July 31 Homecoming Golf Tournament at Mitchell Golf and Country Club, 10:00 am (registration here)

  • July 31 Old Time Dance- Randy Satchell Band at Mitchell Community Centre, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • July 31 Homecoming Opening Ceremony downtown, 6:00 pm

  • July 31 BIA Street Party downtown, 5:00 - 10:00 pm

  • Aug 1 Eucherama at Mitchell Community Centre, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Aug 1 3 on 3 Youth Basketball Co-ed, Mitchell Community Centre parking lot, 12:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Aug 1 Pickle Ball at Mitchell Tennis Court, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Aug 1 Graham Bedard Music at Keterson Park, 8:00 - 11:00 pm

  • Aug 2 Family Fun Night at Keterson Park

  • Aug 2 Mitchell Lions Fish Fry at the Community Centre, August 2, 2024 (tickets here)

  • Aug 2 Co-ed Beach Volleyball at Keterson Park, 6:00 - 10:00 pm

  • Aug 2 River Walk/Run, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Aug 2 Sunset Yoga at Mitchell Tennis Court, 8:00 pm

  • Aug 2 Pub Night at Tim Hortons Pavillion at Keterson Park, 7:00 - 10:00 pm

  • Aug 2 DJ Night Time with Dustin Smith, 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

  • Aug 3 West Perth Fire Fighters Association Breakfast at the Fire Hall (tickets here)

  • Aug 3 Soap Box Derby at Lions Park, 9:00 am

  • Aug 3 Ball Hockey 3 on 3 at Mitchell Community Centre, 9:00 am

  • Aug 3 Born in the 50s Event and the Legion, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Aug 3 Tours through old Mitchell Public School, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Aug 3 York Street Thought Process Music Show at Keterson Park, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Aug 3 Homecoming Car Show at Keterson Park, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Aug 3 Pork Chop Dinner  (tickets here)

  • Aug 3 The HIP Experience Concert  (tickets here)

  • Aug 4 Perth County 4H Pancake Breakfast

  • Aug 4 Co-ed 3 Pitch at Keterson Park, 9:00 am

  • Aug 4 Texas Horseshoes at Keterson Park, 1:00 pm

  • Aug 4 Music in the Park at Lions Park, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

  • Aug 4 Daryl Gray of Helix Unplugged at Keterson Park, 1:30 - 3:30 pm

  • Aug 4 Smith Brothers Unplugged at Keterson Park, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

  • Aug 4 Jabe and The Backstabbers at Keterson Park, 8:00 - 11:00 pm


Please check the municipality event page for up to the moment updates before attending and please ask us anything if you have questions. Most of these events are free, but some will require tickets to be purchased at the links provided.


Come stay with us and let us take care of your comfort and meals, so that you can relax, reconnect and go on these and/or other local adventures. Can't make it for the Homecoming? Come visit us some other time during the year. There is so much to see and do in our little corner of the world!


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