October has left us with a warm month, but November has now blown in the cool and the final transition into winter is beginning. This month we have lots of change over events happening. First and foremost, DON’T FORGET TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK ON SUNDAY!
Another event happening this month is Veteran’s Day on November 11th. There will be a Veteran’s Day Celebration at The Academy at Shannon Forest on November 8th at 8:30 am. The program will be in the Sanctuary. The celebration will be led by the students in the IGNITE Program. This is a time to show our gratitude for the heroism exhibited by our more cherished veterans. It is also a time to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their life, for our freedoms and rights as citizens in the United States of America.
There will also be an Upstate Salute on Sunday, November 10th at Flour Field. Gates open at 3:00 pm. To show support of our Nation’s Veterans with a free, family-friendly event featuring Fireworks, Aerial Flyovers, Paratroopers, and a special concert by Darryl Worley.
The Upcountry History Museum will also have a free Veteran’s Tribute Day from 10:30 am to 4 pm. This event kicks off with an opening ceremony featuring the Young Marines Color Guard, and Vietnam vet Tim Henry will give the keynote address at noon. A “Reflections of War” panel discussion begins at 1:30 p.m., and Chuck Doan, author of “Sand in Their Eyes: One Family’s Escape From Post-War Vietnam,” will hold a book-signing from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
The day will also feature a screening of the 1932 Gary Cooper film “A Farewell to Arms,” children’s activities, and displays of military uniforms and weapons from World War II through the Gulf War.
Robinson Memorial Gardens in Easley will host a Veteran’s Day Program starting at 11 am on Friday, November 8th. Retired Marine Colonel Dwight Schmidt, who served during the Persian Gulf and Bosnian conflicts will speak at the event.
The Greenville Health System will recognize employees who served in the military with a ceremony and display of military vehicles and a 21-gun salute. Friday, November 8th at 11 am at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
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