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

Burns Night Supper

DATE: Jan 25, 2019

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Gallery of History

The Board of Directors of the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society cordially invites you to a Black Tie Event celebrating South Arkansas’ Celtic Heritage.

Join us and our honored guests, the Tom McKinley family from  Stirling, Scotland on January 25, 2019 for a traditional Burns Night Supper featuring bag pipes, poetry and singing.

Enjoy a Champagne reception as you explore the Gallery of History and the Union County Sports Hall of Fame. 

Reservations required. 

Call or email    870-862-9890