Powhatan Historic State Park Events Scheduled

Published By:Cathy Drew Date:

Pearling Workshop

June 1 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$20 per necklace, $10 per bracelet, $5 per earring set

Freshwater pearls from the bottom of the Black River have been a large part of our local history, but what do you do with the pearls once they’re found? Join our staff to make beautiful necklaces, bracelets, or earrings from milky white pearls and learn about the history of the freshwater pearling industry on the Black River. Note: the pearls used in this workshop were not harvested from the Black River. To register, call 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com.

Victorian Toys Workshop

June 22 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

$10 per person

Enjoy learning about traditional toys from the nineteenth century and take home a handmade toy! The registration fee covers the cost of materials. Class size is limited. To register, call 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com.