Veterans Day events

Update, Friday, Nov. 9–The Veterans Day ceremony in Sun City on Nov. 12 will be held in the ballroom at the Sun City Social Center due to the forecast for rain. The maximum seating capacity for the ballroom is 600.

The annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Georgetown is at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at the Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive.  All veterans and their families attending will be recognized and several veterans will participate in the program. The Georgetown High School band, orchestra, and choir will provide music beginning at 10:45 a.m.

During the ceremony, wreaths will be placed at the Memorial Walls in honor of all those who have served in the armed forces and in memory of the persons from Williamson County who lost their lives in combat.

Parking is available at the Sun City Social Center at 2 Texas Drive and across the street at the Activities Center at 1 Texas Drive. Seven-hundred folding chairs will be placed at the Memorial for event seating. Guests also may bring a folding chair and sit at the plaza under the trees. The Sun City Community Association will serve refreshments on the Social Center patio after the ceremony. The event is free and open to the public. In case of rain, the event will be held in the ballroom at the Sun City Social Center, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown, TX, 78633.

Field of Honor

The Rotary Club of Georgetown is hosting its annual Field of Honor in San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. in cooperation with the City.

The event features a field of approximately 2,000 American flags each purchased to honor a veteran, active or reserve duty military individual or first responder.

Flags will be on display through Nov. 12. More information, including a schedule of events, can be found at www.georgetowntxfieldofhonor.org.

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