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LIST | Veterans Day 2019 Parades, Ceremonies in the Triad

Freedom isn't free. We thank all our veterans - past and present - for their service and sacrifice.

5th Annual Greensboro Honors Veterans Parade 

When: Saturday, November 9 starting at 12 p.m. 

Where: The parade begins on Elm Street at the Lindsey Street intersection in downtown Greensboro. It turns left on Friendly Avenue, left on Church Street, and then left onto Lindsay Street. 

Info: The parade will honor veterans as well as active-duty personnel and Gold Star families of Guilford County. 

Winston-Salem Veterans Day Parade

When: Saturday, November 9 starting at 9 a.m.

Where: Starting near Broad and Fourth streets. It will end at Corpening Plaza. 

Info: The parade will end with a 21-gun salute. The Triad Vietnam Veterans Association is sponsoring the parade. 

'History of the American Soldier' - A Veterans Day Program

When: Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Guilford Courthouse National Military Park at Tour Stop 8 

Info: History of the American Soldier is our Veterans Day program, where living history interpreters form a historic timeline of soldiers from American conflicts ranging from the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Korean War, Vietnam War, and 20th century conflicts. 

High Point Veterans Day Parade

When: Sunday, November 10- Starting at 3:00 p.m.

Where: The parade will start along Main Street in downtown high Point. 

Veterans Day Service at Carolina Field of Honor

When: Monday, November 11 starting at 11 a.m.

Where: Carolina Field of Honor in Kernersville

Info: The service will honor veterans past and present. The memorial at the park is the largest one to honor veterans on the East Coast outside of Washington, D.C. 

High Point University Hosts Veterans Day Celebration

When: Friday, November 8 at 8 a.m. 

Where: James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center on HPU’s campus

Info: The program will include a complimentary breakfast, a patriotic salute and will recognize students leading initiatives to support veterans. Keeping with its yearly tradition, the university will pledge American flags to local nonprofits, schools and government buildings.

Alamance County Veterans Day Parade and Festival 

When: Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown Graham

Info: The event is sponsored by Alamance County Veterans group. The event will have 30 local vendors, food trucks, and live music. 

No One Left Behind: A series of discussions, stories, and expression of service

What: Interview with WWII Veteran John McGlohon

When: Monday, November 11, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Asheboro Fire Department Station 1 Asheboro, NC 27203

The series is divided into three areas: 

1. A storyteller series which will allow a veteran to record their experiences as

an active duty and community activist.

2. A discussion series held at the Randolph County Public Library facilities, featuring veterans from the community who are now residing in Randolph County.  This series will be directed toward educating high school students in our communities about the history of our veterans and all they do.

 3. A No One Left Behind Memorial Statue will be constructed and placed at the Am Vets Post 905 as a dedication and reminder that we as global citizens will never leave anyone behind in active duty or in our communities.

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