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Events Commemorating WWI

July 30 – November 30, 2018.
The exhibit, Brigham Young University and the Great War, will be on display at the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Harold B. Lee Library, level 1, Provo.

September 17 – November 11, 2018.
Kick off Archives Month early on September 17th with an updated lobby exhibit in conjunction with the international project, The World Remembers. This project will display the names of the men and women killed in WWI during 1918 and the official deaths from 1919, 1920, 1921, and 1922.  Utahns will be included in the display as they were indeed ready and willing to support the war effort. Each name will be displayed simultaneously around the world and run until November 11th — Armistice Day. (More information can be found at www.theworldremembers.org).

September 22, 2018 – January 12, 2019.
Brigham Young University Museum of Art presents, For Home and Country: Posters and Propaganda from the Great War. Admission is free.
BYU MOA North Campus Drive, Provo.

October 17, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture on “A War to End War? Making Sense of the First World War” presented by Dr. Tammy Proctor from Utah State University.
State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City.

October 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture on “Noble Warrum’s Utah in the World War” presented by Beau Burgess (Fort Douglas) and Alan Barnett.
State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City.

October 27, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour presented by Fort Douglas Military Museum.
Fort Douglas Post Cemetery, 431 South Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City.

October 31, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture on “Sugar Panic Saturday: Sugar rations and sugar hoarding in Utah during World War I” presented by Steve Thain.
State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City.

November 1, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture on “Schooled in War: The Great War and the transformation of Utah Agricultural College” presented by Emily Wheeler from USU.
State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City.

November 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1930 film, Westfront 1918, directed by G.W. Pabst. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

November 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
The American Festival Chorus & Orchestra present, “War and the Human Heart,” at the Daines Concert Hall of the Chase Fine Arts Center.
Utah State University, Logan.

November 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
World War I Commission Closing Ceremony.
State Capitol Rotunda, Salt Lake City.

November 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Memorial House in Memory Grove will have an Open House allowing visitors to come and learn more about this historic building and WWI.
Memory Grove, Salt Lake City.

November 8, 2018, 12:30 p.m. (start)
WWI Commemorative March is a march of 100 kilometer, 22 hour relay, broken into 40 minute laps of 3 kilometers around the University of Utah campus.
University of Utah Marriott Library, Salt Lake City.

November 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Remembering WWI Veterans Open House” this event will celebrate the end of WWI and to remember and honor those WWI Veterans.
61 East 100 North, Castle Dale.

November 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Unveiling of the restored Ogden Doughboy Statue in Ogden City Cemetery.
Ogden City Cemetery, 1875 Monroe Blvd, Ogden.

November 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Great War: Commemorating 100 Years Since WWI.
An evening of music, The Utah National Guard and Granite School District present a 90-minute concert celebrating 100 years from the end of WWI.
Temple Square Tabernacle, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City.

November 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Armistice Day Poetry Reading. The Babcock Readers will read WWI War Poets poetry.
Chapman Branch Library, 577 S. 900 W., Salt Lake City.

November 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Motley Wandering Minstrels and Wasatch Theater Company present, Journey’s End – A Staged Reading, in honor of the hundredth anniversary of the end of WWI.
124 South 400 West, Salt Lake City.

November 15, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture on Memorial House and other Historic WWI era building in Salt Lake City.
State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City.

November 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Armistice Day Poetry Reading. The Babcock Readers will read WWI War Poets poetry.
Little Theater in the Union Building, University of Utah, 200 S. Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City.

December 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1930 film, All Quiet on the Western Front, directed by Lewis Milestone. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

January 10, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1941 film, Sergeant York, directed by Howard Hawks. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

February 7, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1957 film, Paths of Glory, directed by Stanley Kubrick. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

March 7, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1971 film, Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

April 4, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
WSU History and Film Series present the 1981 film, Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir. Screening is free and open to the community.
Weber State University Wildcat Theater, Ogden.

June 28, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Memorial House will hold an Open House allowing visitors to come and learn about this historic building, WWI, and the Treaty of Versailles.
Memory Grove, Salt Lake City.

Event listings will be updated regularly. If you know of a WWI-related event in Utah, email us at vjacobson@utah.gov.