This Weekend in the Arkansas Delta

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in the Arkansas Delta! Check out these great events going on throughout the region!

Head to Pine Bluff and the Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas for a evening of live music, including jazz, blues and rock, by the Joe Pitts Band on April 6. The performance is part of Live@5, a monthly music series sponsored by the center. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Log on to or call 870-536-3375 for more information.

It’s bargains galore in Halley on April 6 and 7 during the 15th annual Halley Fire Department Rummage and Bake Sale. Held at the Halley Fire Station, the yearly event serves as a fundraiser for the community fire department. Local communities and individuals donate items for the sale, which is also a great opportunity to snag some yummy baked goods! Phone 870-538-9352 for more information.

It’s wonderful weather to get out and do some kayaking! Cane Creek State Park in Star City offers kayaking opportunities throughout the month of April. April 7 is the date for the Full Moon Kayak Tour, which allows visitors to experience Cane Creek bathed in moonlight. Tour participants must not have kayaking experience but should be comfortable around and in the water. A brief paddling lesson is given before the beginning of the tour. Reservations are required and the $15 adult admission ($10 for ages 12 and under) includes kayak rental, lifejacket, paddle and guide service. Check out to learn more or phone 870-628-4714.

Young anglers take to the water during Lake Chicot State Park’s annual Youth Fishing Derby on April 7 in Lake Village.. Prizes will be awarded throughout the event. Those fishing must be 15 years old or younger and bring their own pole and bait. Parents are encouraged to come watch and bring their chairs, blankets and umbrellas. The fishing derby starts at 9 a.m. For details, contact the park at 870-265-5480.

Have a great weekend!

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