Meeting facilities

The Jim and Mary Threatte Civic Center

This beautifully restored facility nestled among moss-draped live oak and cypress trees on 8 acres of fenced manicured grounds offers the perfect setting for functions both large and small. Enjoy the nostalgia of the Threatte Center while experiencing state-of-the-art equipment and conveniences.
The Junction is in downtown Lakeland on the Valdosta Rd across from the Welcome Center. This unique sandwich shop offers a noon lunch meeting room for six. The menu is from lattes to "sweet" tea and mesquite chicken fillet to hot dogs to PB&J for the kids. Call 482-9764 for room reservations.
The Rivers Farm House

A peaceful, picturesque farmhouse situated in rural South Georgia on the edge of Lakeland and across the woods from Banks Lake. Visit: or call 229.834.2027 to book your next event. Indoor seating capacity of 120 + screened front porch; Large open room for meals, meetings or other functions; Kitchen and serving area located in the large gathering room.  

For more information, please call 229.834.2027.  

The Ford Farm

Sheltered in the piney woods of South Georgia, Ford Farm offers the perfect destination for Bobwhite Quail hunting. Simple, secluded and quiet, the charm of the location will make you feel as if you’ve slipped back in time. Guests will find the game plentiful, accommodations comfortable and atmosphere relaxed. It’s a marvelous spot to share with friends or family. Come go hunting with hunters!

For more information call 229.560.1791.
The Ford Farm
414 Cross Creek Road
Lakeland, GA 31635

Walter Livingston,
Farm Manager
(229) 300-5978

Phone at Ford Farm
(229) 482-9465
The Dogwood Cafe

The cafe is located adjacent to Louise Smith Hosptal and is open seven-days-a-week for breakfast and lunch. The Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday. The dining room can be reserved for meetings.