Parades and praise: Beaufort recognizes Veteran’s Day
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect that there is not a Veterans Day parade in Beaufort.
This Veterans Day weekend, the nation will celebrate and honor those who served.
The Nov. 11 holiday commemorates the end of World War I and gives us time to thank our military members and their famillies.
Beaufort County will host a number of events to celebrate.
When: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Calhoun Street
2. Veterans Rock: A Day of Recognition
When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
This annual Beaufort Veterans Day event will have a number of events.
Wreath-laying ceremony will in the Beaufort National Cemetery at 9 a.m. Friday
Veterans Day ceremony will be at the Waterfront Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday
- Parris Island Marine Band’s Veterans Day Concert — Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park
4. Hilton Head’s Annual Veterans Day Remembrance
American Legion Alexander Wattay Post 185, along with the Military Officer’s Association and the Hilton Head Island Council of the Navy League, will host this event that includes guest speaker U.S. Army Lt. Col. Kenneth Dwyer. Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett will also speak. The Hilton Head Shore Notes will perform.
When: 10:30 a.m. Monday
Where: Shelter Cove Veterans Memorial Park
5. Lowcountry Community Concert Band’s “Thank You Veterans” concert
The Lowcountry Community Concert Band will host a free concert of patriotic songs including the “Star Spangled Banner,” “American the Beautiful” and “American Overture for the Band.”
Where: May River High School
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
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