The first of a three-part lecture series sponsored by the US Marshals Museum will begin on March 5 with a presentation by Cherokee Nation Marshal Shannon Buhl on the history of Native American tribal law enforcement and their interactions with the U.S. Marshals.Find out more »
Second Jurisdiction and Judgment lecture presented by the US Marshals Museum.
Art Burton will lead a discussion about the life of Cherokee Bill.Find out more »
Lecture by Bill Higgins will discuss events leading to Arkansas Succession at the Fort Smith National Historic Site in the Frisco Station.Find out more »
JLFS Fostering Fashion is a "Girls' Night" event (guys are welcome and encouraged, too!), supporting local youth who are aging out of foster care. The evening will include a runway fashion show featuring fashion through the ages as we celebrate Fort Smith’s Bicentennial, a silent auction, shopping, a full bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Local and regional retailers will showcase their newest clothing and accessories for Spring. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at JLFS.org.Find out more »
Northside High School Candlelight tour of xix vignettes covering succession to Union occupation of Fort Smith featuring local re-enactors portraying Fort Smith residents who lived during the Confederate and Union occupation of Fort Smith.Find out more »
Lecture by Col. Tom Waller on the Battle of Devil’s Backbone. Hosted at the Fort Smith National Historic Site in the Frisco Station.Find out more »
19th Century Living History Ball at the Fort Smith Museum of History with Camp Follower band.Find out more »
April 21: Recreation of one of the Union General Hospitals at the Clayton House.
Special presentations by Doug Kidd. Kids activities included. Meal optional.
It’s time for a musical birthday party! The 2017-2018 season marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of Fort Smith, so we are celebrating in a huge symphonic way with exuberant film scores and world premieres that will blow you away! Fort Smith’s own folk band, The Crumbs, will be our special guests along with the internationally-acclaimed Ben Miller Band.
This will be a concert like no other and a not to be missed celebratory event!Find out more »
Come be a part of the Bicentennial Celebration of Fort Smith with the Fort Smith Chorale as we look at the history and heritage of our town through pictures, narration and song (perhaps even some by Jenny Lind). We will tie dates, events and music together in spectacular vocal fashion!Find out more »