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Veterans Day Events

Here's a list of local events honoring veterans and active-duty service members. All are open to the public. If you know of another event that should be listed, comment below or e-mail us at news@wics.com.


Saturday, November 9

Flag Retirement Ceremony
10:30 a.m.
Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield
Details

20 members of Air National Guard 183rd Fighter Wing returning from Afghanistan deployment
11:30 a.m.
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield


Sunday, November 10

Dinner and service, including patriotic music and speakers
Dinner at 12:00 p.m., service at 2:00 p.m.
Atterberry Community Baptist Church, Atterberry


Monday, November 11

Hallowed Ground exhibit kickoff - honoring the anniversary of the Gettsburg Address
9:00 a.m.
Old State Capitol State Historic Site, Springfield

Quilts of Valor
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Castle Manor, 1550 Castle Manor Drive, Lincoln
Details

Springfield Veterans Day Parade
10:20 a.m.
Starts at 10th Street and Capitol Avenue, ends at the capitol building
Program in the state capitol rotunda following the parade
Details

Veterans Day Convocation
11 a.m.
Clegg Chapel at Blackburn College, Carlinville

DAR Veterans Day Program - The Reading of the Fallen
12:00 p.m.
Union Theatre at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield
Details

LLCC Veterans Day Ceremony
Reception at 12:00 p.m., ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
A. Lincoln Commons at Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield


 
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