South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society

SAHPS Events in El Dorado, AR

mayhaw festival

Craft Fair

Mayhaw Festival

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

Historic Valentines Day

DATE: Feb 14, 2018

TIME: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LOCATION: Newton House Museum

The Historical Preservation Society invites you to celebrate this day with your loved one by offering a box filled with handmade sweets for your sweet. Instead of a heart shaped box of machine made chocolates, how about a box filled with Hand Dipped Strawberries, Homemade Truffles’, Decadent Brownies and Heart Shaped Cookies? We will even throw in a couple of beautiful roses and a re-produced vintage valentine card and wrap it all up with a pretty ribbon. All for the historicaly low price of $25.00. Call 862-9890 to reserve yours today.