Full list of Veterans Day events

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Posted on November 11, 2011 at 9:02 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 11 at 9:14 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11)- A Veteran's Day parade and "Massing of the Colors" is set for today at 11:11 a.m.
The parade begins at 4th and Main and proceeds west to 9th and Main.

 

A renovated Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal will reopen to the public with a ceremony at 2 p.m. EST today.  The museum at 125 East Main St. in downtown Frankfort is operated by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs.

Patriots Peace Marathon
Start time and location: 11:11 a.m. Jefferson Memorial Forest Welcome Center 11311 Mitchell Hill Road, Fairdale, KY
Finish time and location: 4:30 p.m. Patriots Peace Memorial 3742 River Road, Louisville, KY
 


Texas Roadhouse restaurants in Louisville, Elizabethtown and Clarksville, IN invite military veterans and active duty military from around the area to enjoy a FREE lunch in celebration of Veteran's Day. Every Texas Roadhouse location across the country will participate in the free lunch event to honor the men and women of our armed forces.
All veterans including all active, retired or former U.S. military can choose one of 10 entrees, including a 6-ounce sirloin and two made-from-scratch sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee during lunch. To participate, you must provide proof of service including military or VA card, or discharge papers.

 

At 11 A.M., the members of American Legion Shawnee Post 193, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3204, American Legion Auxiliary Shawnee Unit 193, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 193 and members of the Louisville Pipe Drum and Fire will be at 5th and Jefferson laying a wreath in memory of WWII Veterans. 

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to address Veterans Day ceremony at Old Capitol.
11 a.m. at Old Capitol 300 West Broadway Frankfort, Ky.
 

Sen. Mitch McConnell and UofL President James Ramsey will be reading some of the names of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan at 10:45 a.m.
It's being held on the steps of Ekstrom Library.

 

Cave Hill Cemetery holding a 9am event for Veterans.  500 roses will be placed on graves.

For more information click on the video player above.
 

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