Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Veterans Day Events On The North Coast

Local Veterans Day Events
First of all, I would like to salute all of our veterans and thank them for their service.
Thursday is Veterans Day and there are a few events to celebrate.

Fortuna: Raise the flag will be the theme.  Veterans Memorial Building on Main St. 1:30 pm Thursday

Crescent City: Veterans Day Parade starts at 10 am Thursday.  Staging begins at 9 am and Eagle Scouts and adult former Eagle Scouts are encouraged to join with the vets.
Veterans Memorial Hall 810 H St. Parade goes to Front St. Crescent City.

All National Parks will honor service members by waiving the entry fee and day use fees for Thursday.  Includes Redwood National and State Parks Jediah Smith, Del Norte Coast and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks.
Weekend Events:

Saturday- Humboldt Brass Band, 8:pm HSU Fulkerson Recital Hall. $7.00 general, $3.00 seniors, HSU students with ID free.
No veterans discount.   ( the TriCity Weekly story didn't mention one)
More info.  Gil Cline 707-826-5441

Sunday United Bikers of Northern California Veterans Day Run.  Meet 10 am Sunday morning at Veterans Memorial Building in Arcata, 1423 J Street.  Bikes leave at Noon to Ocean View Cemetary's Veterans Grove in Eureka for a short ceremony.
All motorcycles welcome.  A get together at the Eureka V.F.W. Hall after.
More info: Vince 707-834-4826, Rocky 707-502-0240, Dirty Dave 707-442-4469


  1. Cher-ae Heights Casino will be giving 25 dollars in casino cash to all veterans on Veterans Day.

  2. Locally, Subway is giving 6 inch regular sub to all vets with proof of service today.


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