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Christmas Open House

December 4, 2018

The Delta Cultural Center hosted it’s annual Christmas Open House tonight with a festive time for all who attended. Living History enthusiast Kent Goff provided a first person World War I soldier’s experience at Christmas time 1918. Kyle Miller, the Director, then recognized the employees of the Delta Cultural Center. The Lyon College choir of… Read More ›

Delta Cultural Center’s Fall Historical Play

The Delta Cultural Center, working in conjunction with the Helena-West Helena School District hosted a play dealing with historical characters from the region.  There was a Thriller theme and the kids did a Michael Jackson show at the end of the program. The event took place at the Boys and Girls Club in West Helena…. Read More ›

Arkansas Welcome Center, Helena

The Arkansas Welcome Center in Helena is located at the end of the bridge as you cross from Mississippi into Arkansas. It is an extremely well kept facility with restrooms and exhibits about the state. The staff are really nice and knowledgeable about tourism across Arkansas. If you are planning a visit to the natural… Read More ›

Civil War Roundtable

The Delta Cultural Center hosts a number of Civil War Roundtables every year where experts on that conflict discuss topics of interest. They are usually held at Beth-el Heritage Hall which is found at 406 Perry Street, Helena, Arkansas 72342. On November 8th, Dr. Michael Dougan discussed the military life of General Thomas Hindman and… Read More ›

33rd Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival

The 33rd Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival kicked off October 3rd and ran until Saturday, October 6th.  Thousands of people visited Cherry Street and listened to some great music on a variety of stages.  Vendors closed the street off early as hundreds of tourists began to arrive and many of them set up camp sites… Read More ›

Delta Day School Event

Delta Cultural Center hosted it’s first Delta Day School Event from October 10 to October 12 and it was a fun time for the students and teachers who attended. Over 250 children attended this program which covered early days in our Delta. Special thanks to Barton Elementary, Clarendon Elementary , Marvel Elementary and DeSoto School… Read More ›

Pillow-Thompson House and Delta Cultural Center help foster the Culture of the Arkansas Delta.

The Pillow Thompson House is one of the most unique buildings in Helena, Arkansas. This home was built in 1896 and hosts tours and events for the public.  It has been beautifully restored and has partnered with the Delta Cultural Center and other local institutions for many events.   The Delta Cultural Center has a… Read More ›

Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Center

Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Center was founded in 2011 by Desaix and Buford Anderson.   It’s goal is to promote the arts by featuring the rich and diverse works of artists in the region. This gallery is found across from the court house and next to Sumner Grille.

Always something going on in Helena on Saturday mornings

Always something going on in Helena, Arkansas on Saturday mornings.

Paul Battle Arena and Exposition Center

Paul Battle Arena and Exposition Center in Tunica, Mississippi was built in 2000 and is the largest indoor arena in Mississippi

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