The Delta Cultural Center hosts the Battle of Helena re-enactment April 13-15, 2018 on the historic battlefield in downtown Helena. Troops from all over the United States have a unique opportunity to camp and re-enact the historical event in the footsteps of soldiers from one hundred and fifty years ago. Battle scenarios take place on several Delta Cultural Center sites,including Battery C and Fort Curtis.
This weekend event includes opportunities for visitors to view camp life, interact with re-enactors, participate in educational activities, and tour sites. This is a family friendly event for spectators and participants alike.
Gallery hours at the DCC Visitors Center at 141 Cherry Street and the nearby DCC Depot at 95 Missouri Street are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. “King Biscuit Time,” the nation’s longest-running blues radio program, airs each weekday at the DCC Visitor’s Center from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. “Delta Sounds,” hosted by DCC Assistant Director Thomas Jacques, is broadcast each Friday from 1 to 1:30 p.m.
For more information, interested persons can call the DCC at (870)-338-4350 or toll free at (800)-358-0972 or visit the DCC online at www.deltaculturalcenter.com.
Delta Cultural Center shares the vision of all eight agencies of the Department of Arkansas Heritage: to preserve and promote Arkansas heritage as a source of pride. Other agencies include Historic Arkansas Museum, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Old State House Museum, Arkansas State Archives, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Arkansas Arts Council, and the Natural Heritage Commission.