Veterans Day events for metro area - - Jackson, MS

Veterans Day events for metro area

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Although Veterans Day is officially observed Monday a number of events are scheduled for Saturday including a parade in Jackson. The line up will start at 8 a.m. at the Fairgrounds. The parade route goes from the Fairgrounds to Capitol Street to North West Street then to East Amite Street.

The American Legion will honor Veterans at the Walmart in Flowood beginning at 10 a.m.

In observance of Veterans Day, the Vicksburg National Military Park will hold a candlelight tour. Tours begin at 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

And the Capitol City Stage Band will play at a Military Ball, tickets are available at Brandon City Hall.  The Ball begins at 6 p.m. Saturday evening, tickets are $15.00 per couple or $10.00 single. This is a semi-formal event.

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