Calendar of Events

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee will sanction suitable events and activities throughout Arkansas during the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Great War, 2017-2018. During the time leading up to the centennial, the Committee website will include a calendar of WWI-related events taking place around the state.

If you have an event you would like included in the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee calendar of events, please fill out the event sanctioning form.

We are having technical difficulties with the website events-sanctioning form. Please send the information on your event, in the same format as the form, to [email protected] so that we can get your event on our schedule. If you previously submitted an event and it is not on our schedule, please re-submit via email. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Sanctioning Request Form

Questions? Send an e-mail to [email protected].

All Events

Ongoing

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Exhibit

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Dr.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Ongoing

Lonoke County and the Great War

The Museum of American History in Cabot
114 South First St.
Cabot, AR 72023
Ongoing

A Soldier's Haversack: A WWI themed loan box for schools

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ongoing

Camp Pike Exhibit

Arkansas National Guard Museum
Camp Robinson
704 E. Military Dr.
North Little Rock, AR

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ongoing

First Call: American Posters of WWI Exhibit

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ongoing

"On the Fields and in the Trenches: Relics of the First World War"


Arkansas State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Nov
4

Untold Stories: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I Exhibit

University of Arkansas Little Rock
University Plaza Suite 500
5820 Asher Ave Suite 500
Little Rock, AR 72204

Afternoon -

Dec
6

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Cross County Library
410 Merriman St E
Wynne AR, 72396
Dec
7

Pike County Memorial Tree Dedication

Murfreesboro City Hall/Pike County Library
204 E Main St
Murfreesboro, AR 71958

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Dec
14

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on WWI Memorials

Old State House Museum - Riverfront Room
300 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72201

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Dec
15

Miller County Memorial Tree Dedication

350 E Front St
Texarkana, AR

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Dec
16

Boone County Memorial Tree Dedication

Omaha City Hall
9303 Stonegate Dr,
Omaha, AR 72662

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Dec
16

Cross County Memorial Tree Dedication

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery
3600 AR-163,
Cherry Valley, AR 72324

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Dec
19

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit

Museum of Regional History
219 State Line Avenue
Texarkana, Texas
Jan
17

WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee Meeting

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 E. 9th St.
Little Rock, AR

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Feb
11

Pulaski County Memorial Tree Dedication

MacArthur Park
601 E 9th St
Little Rock, AR

2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Feb
24

Perry County Memorial Tree Dedication

Milam Libray
609 Aplin St
Perryville, AR 72126

2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

May
28

Chicot County Memorial Tree Dedication

Lake Village Park
across from 1110 S Lakeshore Dr,
Lake Village, AR 71653

noon - 12:30 p.m.

May
28

Lonoke County Memorial Tree Dedication

Lonoke County Courthouse
301 N Center St
Lonoke, AR

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Jun
30

Polk County Memorial Tree Dedication

Hatfield Municipal Park
119 Cemetery Rd
Hatfield, AR

8 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.