The Sweets and Treats Cooking Workshop takes place on November 26th at Old Washington Park – SWARK Today

Participants should meet at the 1874 courthouse before being directed to the workshop site.


(WASHINGTON, Ark.) – Historic Washington State Park is hosting a “Sweets and Treats” cooking workshop on February 27th Saturday 26 November 2022. Participants will work together to learn about different foods from the past two centuries that they can prepare for the holiday season. Discover historical recipes and cooking techniques through hands-on preparation. At the end of the workshop, participants will enjoy the fruits of their labor and eat some of the treats they have prepared.

The workshop starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Admission to the workshop is $25 per person. Registration is required.

For more information about the workshop, contact the park at [email protected] or call 870-983-2684.

Historic Washington State Park

Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Arkansas is open daily except Mondays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park is a restoration village that interprets the historic city of Arkansas in the 19th century. Daily tours are offered to over 15 historic sites and museums including the BW Edwards Weapons Museum and the Blacksmith Shop. To learn more, visit or call 870-983-2684.

Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Arkansas State Parks and Museums include 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitats, outdoor recreational facilities, and unique historical and cultural resources. Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreational and educational opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism, and provide leadership in resource conservation. Connect with ASP turned on Facebook, Instagram, Twitterand visit and 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 historical treasures, contributing to a thriving economy and a high quality of life. It consists of three divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage, and Arkansas Tourism. Stacy Hurst serves as the department’s cabinet secretary.


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