"Preserving the past, educating the future"
Location for the 2024 Spring Dinner has not been set and will update page when it is.
Purchase tickets by sending your check to Scott Connections, POB 214 Scott, Ar 72142
This is our primary fund raiser and any and all help from you is greatly appreciated.
Champagne, beer, wine and the Silent Auction will begin at 5pm and dinner service will begin at 6pm.
Tentative ticket prices for the meal are $70 each and there are many other ways you can help.
The Host Level begins at $250 and includes two tickets, Sponsorships (includes additional advertising and recognition) begin at $300 w/2 tickets, $500 w/4 tickets, $1,000 w/6 tickets, $2,500 w/8 tickets, and $4,000 w/10 tickets.
You can also buy a table of ten for $700. Our operating budget at the Settlement is $22,000 and the proceeds from the Spring Dinner typically covers this expense.
Look for your invitation in the months to come!
Come to the High Cotton on the Bayou Festival at Scott Settlement in Scott Arkansas, 10am to 3pm on Saturday October 7th, 2023 and step back into history! Enjoy a wonderful day full of turn-of-the-century family-style fun!
Tour authentic plantation buildings that compose the Scott Settlement. Watch demonstrations of heritage skills such as grinding and cooking sorghum, blacksmithing, spinning yarn, needlework, and butter making.
Children will enjoy playing heritage games such as hopscotch, jumping rope, sack races, and walking on stilts.
Listen to live music while you stroll and explore vender booths, historical buildings, and heritage activities. Ride on an antique school bus and hay wagon within the settlement compound.
Enjoy a pancake breakfast. Taste selections from Candy's Snow Cones Food Truck and other local venders.
Visit The Sweet Shop located in the original Scott Train Depot. Purchase homemade goodies and coffee from start to finish.
Admission is $5 per person. Children age 6 and under admitted free.
High Cotton on the Bayou Festival is on the first Saturday each October regardless current weather conditions.
Become a Vendor at the High Cotton on the Bayou Festival.
Authors, artists, photographers, craftsmen, cooks and farmers sell your homemade goodies and items, self-created art and home grown produce suitable for a family-style enjoyment. Vendor booth fee is $15 ($25 if electricity is needed) payable by check to Scott Connections. Mail checks to Scott Connections, P.O. Box 214, Scott, AR 72142 by September 25, 2022. Vendor keeps all earnings. Vendor is responsible for providing table, tent and chairs for booths. Vendor is responsible for booth set-up an clean-up of booth area. Vendors set-up between 9;00 and 9;30 a.m.. Vendors take-down booths between 3:15 and 3:45 p.m. To reserve a booth space contact Sara Gipson 501-416-0868 firstname.lastname@example.org or Laura Addie 501-425-6124 email@example.com
Festival Volunteers needed. Contact Sara Gipson or Laura Addie.