Veterans Day Salute

Happy Veterans Day!

Tomorrow will mark a day to remember the numerous men and women who have served our nation to protect our families and defend our freedoms. Tomorrow is a day to be thankful for the special people who put their lives on the line to protect our own.

We are proud to recognize our area veterans, those throughout the nation and beyond for their commitment to our great country.

On behalf of our entire Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate team, we thank you.

Show your support by attending some of these area events or visiting your area veterans memorial.

Happy Veterans Day!

Area Activities

N.C. Museum of Art
Wednesday, Nov. 11

Veterans and active duty military and their immediate family will receive free admission to the M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci exhibitions. 

Annual Armistice/Veterans Day Run
5K Run sponsored by the ROTC unites at NC State University
Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 5:45 a.m., ceremony at 7 a.m.
Pullen Drive adjacent to the NC State University Bell Tower

Gather at the NC State University Bell Tower on Pullen Drive at 5:45 a.m. to take part in a 5K run to remember the signing of the Armistice of 1918 in Raleigh’s French Sister City, Compiegne. Following the run a ceremony and floral tribute will be held at the Bell Tower.

Garner Veterans Day Celebration
Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Aversboro Road Baptist Church
1600 Aversboro Road in Garner

Enjoy a mini concert by the Garner Magnet High School wind ensemble and performances by the Aversboro Elementary school chorus. Keynote speaker N.C. Representative Gary Pendleton will participate in the ceremony. 

A Veteran’s Day Remembrance
Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Veterans Freedom Park, Cary

Gather at Veterans Freedom Park for a patriotic ceremony with music and guest speakers.

American Legion Post 67 BBQ Dinner
Friday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8523 Chapel Hill Road in Cary

Visit the American Legion Post to purchase a BBQ dinner to support area veterans. Your meal will be complete with pork or chicken, potatoes, green beans, bread and a drink for $9.

Area Memorials and Statues

Veterans Freedom Park
Located at 1513 N. Harrison Ave. in Cary

Garner Veterans Memorial
Located at 921 Buffaloe Road in Garner

North Carolina Veterans Monument
Located in Capitol Square in downtown Raleigh

NC Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Located in Union Square in downtown Raleigh

Raleigh National Cemetery
Located at 501 Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh

Veterans’ Memorial of Wake Forest
Located beside the clubhouse at Heritage Wake Forest

Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial
Located at in Rock Quarry Park at 600 W. Murray Ave. in Durham

Image credit: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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