Gourd Workshop

Gourds have been used for centuries for a variety of purposes. Join the park interpreter and learn how to shape and decorate these unusual plants and create things like bird houses and bowls to take home. Please dress appropriately as some materials may stain. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited and early registration is required.

Contact the park at 870-892-4708 to register

Admission: $20 per person

Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby

June 4th 2016 – 8a.m. to Noon

Davidsonville Historic State Park’s Kids’ Fishing Derby is held every year on Trapper Lake. This is a great opportunity to get your kids outside and give them a chance to practice their fishing skills. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and fishing will close at 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for all age groups. Kids must bring their own poles and bait. Open to children 5-15 years old.

Admission: Free to enter 

The Jazz Writers Big Band

KASU 91.9, the public media service of Arkansas State University, and Marr Street Productions present “The Jazz Writers Big Band” in concert, Sunday, May 22nd, at 3:30 p.m., at Marilyn’s Music Hall and Clogging Company in Pocahontas.
“The Jazz Writers Big Band is a group of 18 musicians who perform music written and arranged by members of the band,” said Dr. Tom O’Connor, co-leader of the “JWBB” with trombonist Dr. Don Bowyer, Dean of the College of Fine Arts at ASU. Music

ians in the band are university and public school music educators, college students, and professional musicians from the region. The Pocahontas concert will feature compositions and arrangements by Bowyer, O’Connor, Joseph Curtis, Craig Baker, and special guest vocals by Wally Fowler and Lisa Ahia Gazaway.

Marilyn’s Music Hall and Clogging Company is located on the historic square in downtown Pocahontas and provides instruction in dance, music, and martial arts. Marr Street productions is a non-profit organization with a mission to present high quality artistic programs for youth and residents of the local community.
KASU radio is A-State’s non-commercial source of blues, jazz, classical, americana, and other specialized types of music for the region.
Tickets at the door are $10-adults, and $5-students. Refreshments will be available.
For info, call 870-378-6789,  378-0196, or email marrstreetproductions@gmail.com