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Honoring Veterans Day in central Georgia
Honoring Veterans Day in central Georgia

Monday, November 11 marks the official day we as a nation remember our veterans who serve and have served in the Armed Forces.

Here's where you can go to take part in community celebration.

Veterans Day Salute
Fort Hawkins in Macon
4 p.m.

Linwood Cemetery, Macon
11 a.m.

Museum of Aviation
Cake for veterans at 1 p.m. Nov. 11
11-2, special briefings and displays

Dublin VA Medical Center
11 a.m. Nov. 11

Vet Fest
Ardagh Group Field, across from Museum of Aviation
3 p.m. Nov. 11
Free Concert

Procession from American Legion Post 172
9 a.m. biscuits, coffee available

Warner Robins City Hall
wreath-laying at 11 a.m.

Bleckley Courthouse
11 a.m.

Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park
2459 Hwy 280 West Cordele
1 p.m. Tribute to Veterans
Saturday, Nov. 9

Williamson, Ga.
Off of Hwy 362
Candler Field Museum
Lt. Gen David Poythress, former Secretary of State to speak at 1:30 p.m.
All-day event: patriotic music, food, honor guards, fly-bys of antique military

Veterans High 4th Annual Run for Vets
Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 a.m.
$20 entry free, or $12 with no T-shirt
Proceeds go to Augusta Warrior Project

Vineville United Methodist Church
4-6 p.m.
RSVP by Nov. 7 at 478-812-9299

Union Baptist Church
Sun. Nov 17 2 p.m. meal
1137 Kitchens Street, Macon

Restaurants offering deals:


  • Shoney's will have free cheeseburgers for veterans and active duty military
  • Krispy Kreme will offer donuts and a small coffee at participating locations.

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