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Delta Drop-In: 4/16/16

Delta Cultural Center - Friday, April 15, 2016

"April Showers Bring May Flowers" - Join DCC director Katie Harrington in a hands-on project to create flower packets for planting. Roll up your sleeves for this step by step project for all  ... Read More

Delta Drop-In 4/2/16

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Ron Kelley will introduce you to Houston Stackhouse, the blues musician from Helena who was a pivotal figure on the southern blues scene from the 1930s through the 1960s, having worked with n ... Read More

Delta Drop-In 3/26/16: Blues Basics

Delta Cultural Center - Friday, March 25, 2016

Ron Kelley will teach participants basic blues guitar nots and how to write a blues song. Bring the kids or grands for this one! The program is free and open to the public. ... Read More

DCC Acquires Photo Album of Southland College

Delta Cultural Center - Friday, March 25, 2016

The Delta Cultural Center recently received a donation of a photo album with pictures of Southland College, the first institution of higher learning for African Americans west of the Mississi ... Read More

Delta Drop-In 03/05: Archeology at Battery C

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, March 03, 2016

March is Archeology Month in Arkansas, and in recognition of this, Ron Kelley will talk about recent archeological digs at historic Battery C. Military terrain analysis and other techniques  ... Read More

Delta Drop-In: Freedom Park

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Join Ron Kelley this Saturday, 2/27, to learn about Freedom Park, one of the DCC's Civil War sites. It tells the story of refugee slaves who came to Helena in search of freedom and a life of self- ... Read More

Ronnie Nichols to Present at Civil War Roundtable of the Delta

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Civil War scholar Ronnie Nichols will present a program entitled, "Freedom's War: The Civil War in the Arkansas Delta and the Struggle of People of African Descent: 1862:1866" at the Civil War ... Read More

Delta Drop-In: Exploring Southern Food Favorites

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Ever wondered how some of our favorite southern foods came about? Things like deviled eggs, hughpuppies, and chess pie? Where did okra, black-eyed peas, and hash originate? Paula Oliver will  ... Read More

Delta Drop-In 01/30/16: Battle of Arkansas Post

Delta Cultural Center - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ron Kelley will present a program on the significance of the Battle of Arkansas Post during the Civil War and how that turning point of the War in Arkansas impacted military operations in Hel ... Read More

Rare Living History Event in Helena This Weekend

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Want to see how soldiers lived during the Civil War? Reenactors will be encamped at Helena's Fort Curtis this weekend, January 23, performing routine soldier tasks. Visitors can come by the campsi ... Read More