Powhatan Historic State Park will host a holiday open house on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 1888 Powhatan Courthouse. This family-oriented day will include opportunities to make crafts, tour the property, participate in activities, and enjoy refreshments. The public is invited to help decorate the courthouse in Victorian Christmas finery.

The event is free of charge and no reservations are required. Guests are invited to drop in any time during the event and enjoy the festivities.

For more information, contact Zachary Elledge at zachary.elledge@arkansas.gov or call 870-878-6765.

Powhatan Historic State Park

Powhatan Historic State Park exists to preserve and interpret the cultural landscape and heritage of Powhatan’s civic, social, economic, religious and community legacy.  The park welcomes visitors to tour its historic structures, museum and landscape Wednesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  To learn more, visitwww.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/powhatan-historic-state-park or call 870-878-6765.

Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities, and unique historic and cultural resources. Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism and provide leadership in resource conservation. Connect with ASP on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and visit ArkansasStateParks.com and ArkansasStateParks.com/media to learn more.

Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism

The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism protects and promotes our state’s natural, cultural and historic assets, contributing to a thriving economy and high quality of life. It is made up of three divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Stacy Hurst serves as the cabinet secretary for the department.