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
Oct
19

"WWI and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It" Reading

Arkansas Tech University
Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center
Room 300 South
305 W Q St
Russellville, AR 72801

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Oct
10

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

91 W Fulbright Avenue
Williams Baptist College
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Oct
25

A Presidential Evening with Theodore Roosevelt

Sturgis Hall,
1200 President Clinton Ave
Little Rock, AR 72201

6:00 p.m. -

Nov
1

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Bailey Library
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, AR 72032

8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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 -

Nov
4

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

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

9 a.m. - Afternoon

Nov
5

Two Soldiers and a Nurse: Drennen-Scott In The Great War

Drennen-Scott Historic Site
221 No 3rd
Van Buren AR 72956

1:30 p.m - 3 p.m.

Nov
9

All Veterans Appreciation Event, Discussion Panel on Veterans’ Issues

Arkansas Tech University
Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center
Room 300 South
305 W Q St
Russellville, AR 72801

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dec
6

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Cross County Library
410 Merriman St E
Wynne AR, 72396
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
19

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

Museum of Regional History
219 State Line Avenue
Texarkana, Texas