Situated by the side of theGreat River Road National Scenic Byway is the town of Dumas. Ding Dong Days/ Dumas Homecoming, which is the annual festival is one of the major draws of the town. The highlights of the event include live music, the Ding Dong Daddy 5 KM walk, eating contest and fun activities for children. To gain an insight in to the area’s historical backdrop, plan a visit to the Desha County Museum. Here you will get an opportunity to have a look upon the various artifacts and memorabilia illustrating Dumas history.