Annual ‘Cold War Party’ Fundraising Event Nov. 4

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (September 18, 2023) – The National Cold War Center (NCWC) will host the first annual Cold War Party on Saturday, November 4, 2023.

Previously called The National Cold War Center Gala, the Cold War Party is NCWC’s largest fundraising event of the year. As in previous years, the event will take place at Hangar 207 at the Arkansas Aeroplex in Blytheville.

“The Cold War Party will be a ‘can’t miss’ annual event for anyone who is passionate about The National Cold War Center and the development of Northeast Arkansas into a worldwide destination,” said Katie Thomason, Event Chair of the Cold War Party. “As we evolve the tradition that we have started with the gala in recent years, we look forward to coming together with our many generous patrons once again to celebrate The National Cold War Center and promote its future.”

The Cold War Party will begin at 6 p.m. The dress code for the event is cocktail attire.

The National Cold War Center is located on the campus of the former BAFB (originally known as the Blytheville Army Airfield), which opened in 1942 as a training facility for World War II pilots. In 1958, the base was converted to a Strategic Air Command alert mission and remained a key U.S. military command for three decades – through events such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the signing of the treaties that officially ended the Cold War in the early 1990s.


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