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Veterans Day Tribute in New Town-Williamsburg VA 2011


November 11-Friday

  • Veterans Tribute Bell Breakout Ceremony (8-9 a.m.). Watch the Veteran’s Tribute Bell broken out of its mold & then transformed into a beautiful bell signifying freedom and sacrifice.
  • Veterans Tribute Bell Tower Dedication (1:30-3 p.m.). This is a time in which we dedicate the Bell Tower honoring our Veterans for their selfless service to our Nation.

November 12-Saturday

  • Drill and Ceremony (8:45-9:15 a.m.) Be entertained by the Army’s Old Guard’s Fife and Drum Corps and Coast Guard’s Silent Drill Team in a special public performance.
  • Virginia Veterans Tribute Parade in New Town (10 a.m.-12 p.m.). A military-style parade through New Town with something in it for everyone with you cheering them on! Participants include elements from ROTC, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Guard and Reserves; along with Color Guards, Old Guard’s (President’s Own) and Colonial Williamsburg’s Fife and Drums Corps, VFW, American Legion, Disabled Veterans and other patriotic organizations complete with a fly over from vintage aircraft. William and Mary Football (12:00-3:00 p.m.) William and Mary vs. Old Dominion University football game
  • Taste of New Town for Veterans and a music Tribute to the Troops (12pm – 6pm). Enjoy great cuisine and listen to a great blend of music from local bands which will have you stomping your feet! In Sullivan Square behind Legacy Hall in New Town
  • Red, White and Blue Tribute to our Troops Fireworks by Pyrotecnico (6:30-6:40 p.m.), Sullivan Square, behind Legacy Hall in New Town. We hope to see the Williamsburg community and all of Virginia’s citizens come out for the weekend events to both celebrate and support our deserved Veterans.

A locally organized Veterans coalition is responsible for the publicity, events, design, and scheduling of these Veterans Day related activities. New Town is proud to support these efforts and share this information

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