3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Weekend Information and Schedule of Events

3RD Annual Veterans Appreciation Weekend Information

NOVEMBER 1-2, 2013


The 2013 Veterans Appreciation Weekend is fast approching! We are planning many new events, as well as returning some of the favorites.

All events will take place at the Veterans Riverfront Park and the former C&O Freight Depot (99 15th Street) with the exception of the Freedom Run 5K, which will be in Central Park.

Friday November 1
Hours- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm – Military History Roundtable Meeting Featuring Mr. Woody Williams
WWII Medal of Honor Recipient

Saturday November 2
Hours- 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
9:00 amFreedom Run 5K Walk/Run —- CENTRAL PARK
10:00 am – Presentation and Posting of Colors
10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Military Antiques Show
11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Car Cruise-In
2:00, 2:30, 3:00 pm – Blank Firing of Civil War Cannons
10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Kentucky National Guard Static Display
5:00 pm – Retiring of Colors
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm – “Celebrate America” 1940’s Canteen Dance and Dinner

All events are free and everyone is welcome to attend!

Should you have any questions, please contact us at

(606) 547-2607 or email info@ekmhs.org


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