Managing events in WordPress is easy. There are many sophisticated themes and plugins that lets you manage a few or hundreds of events on your website. If you are just looking for a simple way to display a list of events on your site, you may want to give Very Simple Event List a look. The plugin lets you display upcoming or past events.
Once you have installed the plugin, you can add events from the backend easily. The plugin lets you change event date, time, location, image, URL, and other settings. Not all fields are required fields. You can use shortcodes to display upcoming or past events on a page.
The Very Simple Event List plugin does not have too many bells and whistles and lets you display future and past events on your site conveniently. This is a free script.