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Elks Lodge 1609

is proud to host the
2016 Cullman County Veterans Day Celebration
Sportsman Lake Park and Cullman Regional Airport
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
Free admission and parking

Sportsman Lake Park
9 a.m. Park exhibits open
10 a.m. Opening ceremony / Remarks by Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, Cullman
Mayor Max A. Townson and Cullman County Commission Chairman Kenneth
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free lunch for veterans and spouses
**Concert by Cullman band, Round 2 (Pavilion)
2 p.m. Park exhibits close

What to see at the park:

Civil War living history camp

Alabama artillery group cannon firings
Alabama Vietnam Wall
Huey Helicopter
Military vehicles from several wars
Climbing wall for kids
All wars weapons display
Drone flight demonstrations
Sons of Liberty motorcycle display
Sons of Confederate Veterans booth
Daughters of the American Revolution booth
Other veterans organization booths

Cullman Regional Airport
10 a.m. Vintage aircraft and cars on display; 8AF Aircrew Briefing Room open;
USO Lounge open (All day)
11 a.m. Rosie the Riveter forum and costume contest

(Main tent)

Noon Ladies Night Out performs WWII songs (Main tent)

12:30 p.m. Memphis Belle pilots widow interview (Main tent)
1:15 p.m. WWII combat veterans interviews (Main tent)
2 p.m. Skydive Alabama performs demo jump for veterans
**B-17 Bomber ground tours begin
2:20 p.m. Wallace Jazz Band performs (Main tent)
3 p.m.

P-51 Mustang aerial demonstrations

3:15 p.m. Russian Yaks aerial demonstrations

3:45 p.m. Biplane aerial demonstration
**B-17 Bomber ground tours continue until dark

Things to see at the airport:

WWII B-17 Bomber (Aluminum Overcast)

Commemorative Air Force P-51 Fighter
Cold War Soviet Air Force Yaks
1944 USO Canteen
1943 bomber combat film
1944 B-17 aircrew briefing room
Display of WWII Army memorabilia
Display of WWII weapons
Display of WWII remote-controlled warbirds
Meet the widow of the Memphis Belle pilot
1930s civilian vehicles
Meet WWII period reenactors and combat pilots from many wars

Hear a great Glenn Miller concert

Hear your favorite WWII songs sung
Airshow and skydiving demos
Veterans booths
Sons of the American Revolution history display
Enjoy great food vendors
Thank our veterans!

***Veterans and spouses are invited to an after-the-show evening at the Cullman

Elks Lodge. A buffet dinner will be available at 6 p.m. Dance to the sounds of local
band, Round 2, from 7 p.m. until ? Free parking/No cover/Adults only.