LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Many in Southwest Louisiana will be observing Veterans Day next week. Below is a list of events being offered to the public in honor of Veterans Day:
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Sulphur Veterans Day Parade: 10 a.m., Nov. 9. Begins in the S-Curve of Maplewood Drive, there is no entry fee. The parade will be followed by a Veterans Program at SPAR’S aquatic center at 11 a.m.
Orange Grove/Graceland Cemetery: Monday, Nov. 11, Avenue of Flags lasts from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to setup the flags at 6 a.m. and take them down at 4 p.m. Just show up at 2023 E. Broad St. in Lake Charles. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. for the group’s new storage building.
Bayou Rum Veterans Day feat. Gyth Rigdon: Sunday at 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Bayou Rum Distillery & Event Center tickets on sale at Bayou Rum’s website
Veterans Day 2019 hosted by Lake Charles City Hall: Saturday at 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Ceremony followed by food and fun for entire family.
Veteran’s Day Tribute Tasting hosted by Lake Street Liquor: Nov. 8, Friday at 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Three of the featured wines are a part of their 10th Mountain Division Association and a portion of the proceeds are donated to Military families and veterans.