Area residents enjoy the annual Wilmington Banana Split Festival, the Corn Festival (known for the outhouse races and antique barns) and the annual Clinton Count Fair as well as the Holidazzle event. Wilmington’s main street hosts many community events an concerts. The Murphy Theater located in Wilmington offers live entertainment as well as movies and other community events throughout the year. Wilmington College and Southern State Community College are located in Wilmington. Caesar Creek State Park is located in the region and offers camping, swimming, water skiing and boating on the 2,800-acre lake. Outdoor enthusiasts also enjoy hiking some of the 43 miles of trails. Cowan Lake State Park has 7,000 acres with a beach, hiking trails and one mile of mountain bike trails. Enjoy swimming, fishing and hunting there as well. The 797 Elks Golf Club has 18 holes along a walkable course. Snow Hill Golf Course in New Viennce has a championship-quality 18-hole course. Majestic Spring golf course is another 18-hole course option. The Clinton County Trails Coalition has almost 30 miles of abandoned rail lines that are being converted into recreation trails for hikers and bikers. The JW Denver Williams Jr Memorial Park has 26 acres that includes a unique handicapped-accessible playground and a 1.5-acre dog park.