Tons of activities for veterans, active duty military on Veterans Day
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.
There are several events planned to honor veterans on Monday, November 11th:
“Serving Those Who Serve” — UW-Milwaukee campus leadership and community leaders serve breakfast for veterans and their families.
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Union Ballroom – West Wing (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.)
“Free Haircuts for Veterans”
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness / Aveda Beauty School
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
327 East St. Paul Avenue — Second Floor
Donges Bay Elementary School “Concert for Veterans”
10:15 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
2401 W. Donges Bay Road, Mequon, WI
Potawatomi Bingo Casino honors veterans
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. — 1721 W Canal St
Veterans and active-duty military receive a certificate for a free meal in The Buffet, extra entries into the casino’s Veteran’s Day drawing and an honorary sticker — with military ID.
Milwaukee VA Veteran’s Day Ceremony
VA Hospital Chapel
5000 West National Avenue
Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Milwaukee’s MacArthur Square
MacArthur Square — 841 N James Lovell St
Franklin Veterans Day Program
Veterans Memorial — 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
Free lunch for veterans
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse, 2515 Plaza Ct., Waukesha
Texas Roadhouse, 7121 118th Ave., Kenosha
Texas Roadhouse, 4841 Annamark Drive, Madison
Texas Roadhouse, 15425 West Rock Ridge Road, New Berlin
Texas Roadhouse, 4304 Gander Road, Sheboygan
Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend
Texas Roadhouse, 6228 Durand Avenue, Mount Pleasant
Veterans Day Ceremony at Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove — Boland Hall on Walnut Drive
Veterans Day Ceremony at Franklin Public Library
9151 W. Loomis Road
Free ziplining for veterans
Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Lane Geneva Canopy Tours Welcome Center
N3219 County Road H
Sen. Tammy Baldwin at Veterans Day Ceremony at UW-Waukesha
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha
Dedication of Veterans Room at Heritage Hall
Corner of East Rockwell and South Washington Streets
Veterans Day Ceremony at Westlawn Elementary Schol in Cedarburg
W64N319 Madison Ave., Cedarburg
Honor Flight: One Last Mission showing
2:35 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
At the following Marcus Theatres locations: La Crosse Cinema; Sheboygan Cinema; Oshkosh Cinema; Appleton East Cinema; Bay Park Cinema, Green Bay; Eastgate Cinema, Madison; Point Cinema, Madison; Renaissance Cinema, Sturtevant; Majestic Cinema, Brookfield; Menomonee Falls Cinema; North Shore Cinema, Mequon; Ridge Cinema, New Berlin; South Shore Cinema, Oak Creek
Admission is free with military ID.
North Shore Bank’s 12th annual flag collection retirement ceremony
Stenz-Griesell-Smith American Legion Post #449
3245 N. 124th Street, Brookfield
New Berlin Veterans Day Ceremony
New Berlin City Hall
3805 S. Casper Drive, New Berlin
Beyond Glory: The Story of 8 Men of Incredible Valor: Medal of Honor Winners
Uihlein Hall — 929 N. Water Street