Six great local events will help honor nation’s veterans
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 families.
Beaufort County will host a number of events to celebrate.
1. Bluffton Veterans Day Parade
When: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Calhoun Street
2. Veterans Rock: A Day of Recognition
Come celebrate and honor veterans with some new music at this Bluffton-area event. The lineup for live music includes: GTA, Pretty Darn and LaBodega.
When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
3. Veterans Day Ceremony & Free Community Picnic Celebration
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. Beaufort Veterans Day Parade
Watch Beaufort High School’s marching band perform for veterans in downtown Beaufort.
When: 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Carteret Street
5. 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
6. 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