Davidsonville State Park June/July Events

Upcoming June and July 2019 Events

Natural Remedies Workshop

Saturday, June 22, 2019- 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Meeting Place: Education Center                

Cost: $10 per person

Early Arkansas settlers used herbs not only for cooking but also for herbal remedies in the absence of modern medicine. Many of these remedies are still used today. This workshop will provide information about herbs and their many useful properties. 

Picnic in the Park

Thursday, July 04, 2019- 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Meeting Place: Visitor Center Porch

Cost: Free

Looking for some cool fun Thursday, July 4th? Start the holiday right and stop by Davidsonville to join staff as we make and enjoy homemade ice cream the old-fashioned way. As we wait for the ice cream to chill, we’ll make a splash by playing water balloon volleyball. 

Keep Your Cool: Historic Lemonade and Other Tricks

Friday, July 05, 2019- 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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Friday, July 05, 2019- 2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Meeting Place: Visitor Center Porch

Cost: Free                 

Come learn how residents of Davidsonville beat the heat 200 years ago. Join a park interpreter at the visitor center and we’ll brave the July heat and make historic beverages that Arkansans used to stay hydrated and cool in the summer heat. 

You’ve got Mail

Saturday, July 06, 2019- 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Meeting Place: Visitor Center Porch

Cost: Free

Join Park Interpreter Geoffrey and journey back in time before the days of cell phones, e-mail, type-writers, and ink pens to learn how messages would have been written and sent in Davidsonville’s time. 

Historic Games and Outside Fun

Sunday, July 07, 2019- 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Meeting Place: Visitor Center Porch 

Cost: Free                 

Come when you can and bring the whole family out for a fun morning at Davidsonville to learn how kids of all ages kept themselves entertained two hundred years ago. Relay races, the game of graces, toys, and other activities will provide opportunities to face off against family, friends, and fellow park visitors. This program is great for parents who need some quiet “coffee” time before packing up the camper to head home from the weekend.

Davidsonville Discovery Day

Thursday, July 11, 2019- 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Meeting Place: Education Center                

Cost: $10 per person

Summer is here, so come explore Davidsonville Historic State Park and get ready for a day of fun and games. This day of outdoor zaniness is for kids ages 10 and up and you must preregister for the event by Monday, July 8th. 

For more information or to sign up, contact the park at 870-892-4708 or by email at davidsonville@arkansas.gov