What's New for 2020 in the Arkansas Delta
Levon Helm Family Home, Marvell
Originally located in Turkey Scratch, the Helm home has been located to nearby Marvell, where it has been restored. Helm, an award-winning singer/musician best known for his ground-breaking work with The Band, was born and raised in the Arkansas Delta. Work is still in progress on a museum dedicated to Helm.
Red Wolf Convention Center, Jonesboro
Opened in December 2019, the modern facility located on the campus of Arkansas State University offers over 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, including a Grand Ballroom that seats 1,500. The facility is connected to the new Embassy Suites by Hilton, an all-suites hotel.