Schools invited to a WWII Living History event..

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 WWII Living History Weekend.

Friday, Sept. 30,  is school day at the WWII Living History Weekend being held at the Museum of Veterans and Military History in Vilonia, 53 N. Mt. Olive.

Schools are invited to come out and bring out students. Begins at 9 a.m. with a living history encampment. Teachers and students may mill around the camp looking at the way it could have been at military camps set up back then. Re-enactors will also be in costume and there will be military items as well as vehicles.

That night, it will be 40’s Entertainment Night with Big Band music and  a dance at 6 p.m.  Open to the public. Dress the part. You can set and listen and watch or get up and cut a rug. 

Saturday, the events begin at 9 a.m. No need to eat before you come. The museum will be serving beans and cornbread or hotdog plates and drinks. Cost $5 for either. All proceeds go to building the museum's Peace chapel/pavilion.

A tribute to WWII veterans will be held at 1 p.m. A WWII re-enactment begins at 2 p.m. with a battle over the bridge.  The day ends at 6 p.m. No charge for attending any event.