South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society

SAHPS Events in El Dorado, AR

mayhaw festival

Craft Fair

Mayhaw festival website

The Mayhaw Festival presented by First Financial Bank, El Dorado Chemical and the City of El Dorado is an annual street festival with craft and food vendors, vintage market, antique car show, Newton House Museum tours, 5K & 10K runs, kids activities, Mayhaw jelly and bluegrass music.

It is a great day of family fun held on the grounds of the Newton House Museum. The Mayhaw Festival is held on the first Saturday of May each year since 1992 and is put on by the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society in El Dorado, Arkansas. This event is free and open to the public.

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Keeping History Alive Banquet

Keeping History Alive Banquet

The annual Keeping History Alive Banquet is a great evening of fun as well as a fund raiser to keep history alive in El Dorado.

DATE: TBA 2018

Upcoming Events

Docent Class - Level 2 (Part 2)

DATE: Apr 18, 2019

TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Gallery of History - RESCHEDULED

Rescheduling for next week.   You are welcome to call us!  870-862-9890 



The students will do a "practice run through"  WITH, but preferrably without their studyguide script.

Class will be congratulated and followed by heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages.