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


Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Exhibit

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

Lonoke County and the Great War

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

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

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.


First Call: American Posters of WWI Exhibit

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

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

Arkansas State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at Camden High School

Camden High School
1750 Cash Rd SW
Camden, AR 71701

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Marion County Memorial Tree Dedication

Hickey City Park
123 Hickey Park Place
Flippin, AR 72634

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


"Over Here and There: The Sons and Daughters of Arkansas' Delta at War" Exhibit

Delta Cultural Center
141 Cherry St.
Helena, AR 72342

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Greene County Memorial Tree Dedication

Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce
300 W Court St
Paragould, AR 72450

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


Chicot County Memorial Tree Dedication

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

noon - 12:30 p.m.


Lonoke County Memorial Tree Dedication

Lonoke County Courthouse
301 N Center St
Lonoke, AR

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


Polk County Memorial Tree Dedication

Hatfield Municipal Park
119 Cemetery Rd
Hatfield, AR

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


WWI Reading Retreat

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center
1021 W Cherry
Piggott, AR 72454

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.