Explore the Events of
Upper Delta Region

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The Upper Delta Region of the Middle Mississippi River Valley is where the river really meets the south. This region covers the Bootheel Region of Missouri, Northeastern Arkansas, and Western Kentucky. For those interested in nature there are nature hikes in Reelfoot Lake State Park and Fort Pillow State Historic Park and Reelfoot Lake Pelican Festival in Tiptonville, Tennessee. State Parks like Village Creek State Park and Parkin Archeological State Park in Arkansas offer both nature and historical activities. Interested in music? Check out KASU’s monthly Bluegrass Monday in Paragould or Heritage Musicfest in Osceola in Arkansas. The most notable event in Boothill Missouri is the Delta Fair in Kennett. Interested in Art? Arkansas State University’s Bradbury Museum Gallery hold its Delta National Small Prints Exhibition in January and February. Art Fairs and events include the Heritage Festival in Covington, Tennessee, the Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival in Tiptonville, Tennessee, and the Fall Into Arts Festival in Kennett, Missouri. Unique community events include Tennessee festivals such as Newbern Depot Days, Lauderdale County Tomato Festival, and the Obion County Cornfest. In January and February visitors looking for Bald Eagles flock to Reelfoot Lake for its popular Eagle Tours and the Reelfoot Lake Annual Eagle Festival.

There are two ways to look for events. You can go directly to the calendar and look for events in a standard calendar format organized by date. Or you can use the sorted lists below. Because every event has been tagged by city, county, type of event and features you can use the sorted list you see below.

We regularly update our calendars and changes are made when we gather more information or when we learn of an event. If you know of an event that you would like to see posted contact the webmaster. We hope you enjoy the events you choose to attend.

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Exhibitions at the Bradbury Art Museum
Through September 7, 2019
The Bradbury Art Museum is located on the campus of Arkansas State University. The Bradbury Art Museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary art in all mediums. Regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists are represented to inform viewers of cultural developments across the US and around the world. Currently featured is A Notational Guide to the Universe.

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Pumpkin Hollow Pumpkin Patch
September 14 - November 2, 2019
Spend a beautiful autumn day enjoying all the fun including the corn mazes, hayrides, catfish feeding, pony rides (weekends), pig scrambles (weekends), farm animals, Kids’ Barn, Friendly Forest, kids’ “train” ride, and Pond Slide. Shop for pumpkins of all sizes, shapes, and colors, mums, cornstalks, gourds, & t-shirts/souvenirs.

Explore the Upper Delta Region of the Mississippi River