Jacksonport State Park hosted the annual Holiday Gala Ball on Saturday, November 18th at the Jacksonport Courthouse. The evening began at 6:30 pm. The event featured live 1860s-1870s period music by the 52nd Regimental String Band from Memphis, Tennessee. The band was sponsored by Arkansas Steel Associates. This year was the fifteenth year that the band has played for the Holiday Gala Ball.