Missouri and Natchez Streets, Helena Arkansas
The Arkansas Delta is located in histric downtown Helena, Arkansas. The center is housed in a renovated 1912 train. The complex on Cherry Street offers hands-on activities for children and regularly changing art exhibits. The Center combines education and research with historical and cultural interpretation explaining the evolving legacy of the Arkansas Delta's rich land and the people who live there.
Other History nearby:
(Helena) Confederate Military Cemetary
(Helena) Delta Cultural Center
(Marianna) Marianna/Lee County Museum
(Helena) Pillow-Thompson House
(Des Arc) Prairie County Museum
(Hugo) Showman's Rest/Mt Olivet Cemetery
05/09 Coming to The Helena area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.