5. WWI Centennial Salute Party

Douglas Fairbanks, 1918 Liberty Loan Drive. Image via: U.S. Library of Congress

On the evening of the centennial (6pm–9pm), author Kevin C. Fitzpatrick is celebrating the debut of his book with classic cocktails, champagne and period music. World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War is the first guidebook to trace the remnants of the Great War in the region, and in Long Island and New Jersey. It includes more than 150 locations spread out across the five boroughs.